Count Basie and Some Europeana Piano Gems

Today would be the birthday of Count Basie – American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. William ‘Count’ Basie is considered one of the most influential jazz musicians in history. Did you know? Count Basie’s playing was much more relaxed …


An American Icon, a European Dream

This is a guest blog post from Norman Rodger, Projects and Innovations Manager for Edinburgh University Collections. Norman has been involved with Europeana since 2008, initially in his capacity as manager of the MIMO Project (Musical Instrument Museums Online). He is also a …