Accompanied by the Count Basie Septet, Annie Ross sings Twisted, with her lyrics set to a Wardell Gray tune. Then Ross, Dave Lambert & Jon Hendricks draw the great Joe Williams into a definitive version of Everyday I Have The Blues.
Charles “Honi” Coles was a renowned tap dancer who performed at the Apollo and the Harlem Opera House. He also went on tour with Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie. Coles performed in Broadway musicals, winning a Tony in 1983 for My One and Only. He appeared in the 1987 classic film Dirty Dancing.