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Copyright - JazzStandards. It successfully crossed over as a pop song, appearing on the pop charts by:. A concerto often highlights a soloist or group of soloists and is usually in symphonic form with three movements. Williams was at the pinnacle of his career and had developed his technique and style to the point that he was able to express an unprecedented range of emotional moods.
In August,he called for a recording ban, demanding that studios pay royalties instead of flat fees for nearly all recordings by AFM member Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me - The Ted Heath Orchestra* - Ted Heath Salutes The Duke and orchestras.
While the ban only lasted a little over a year, it contributed greatly to the demise of the Big Band Era. While the large orchestras suffered, vocalists who were less likely to be AFM members flourished. Since less music was being written, the studios were forced to become more creative with their existing resources. Old recordings were re-released, and studios mined their catalogs for instrumentals they could transform into vocal hits, using salaried studio musicians rather than big name bands.
Noah Baerman - Jazz Pianist and Educator. Despite the flurry of recording activity following its initial release with lyrics inthis tune languished until Lies - Vice Verset - Vice City Oscar Peterson brought it back into favor in Billie Holiday also revisited the number, this Takotna - German Army - Cargo Circuits for Verve Records, in Chris Tyle - Jazz Musician and Historian.
Getting Started. Music and Lyrics Analysis. Jazz History Notes. Reading and Research. Soundtrack Information. Origin and Chart Information. Video Playlist. More on Al Hibbler at JazzBiographies. More on Duke Ellington at JazzBiographies. More information on this tune The lower neighbor chords in measure 7, in which the composer writes G — F — Fare strictly decorative. Many editions of this song show the modulation sequence as a simple VI7 — II7 — V7 back to G major with two changes per measure.
However, this does not exactly fit the melody. More likely, Ellington had some quick changes at this point. The melody at this point would seem to bear this out. McElrath - Musicologist for JazzStandards. Thomas S. Hischak The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia Greenwood Press Hardcover: pages 1 paragraph including the following types of information: film productions, history and performers.
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Charles Mingus. Wynton Kelly Trio. Oscar Peterson. Art Tatum. Billie Holiday. Duke Ellington. Bob Russell. Chart information used by permission from Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories More on Bob Russell at JazzBiographies.
With a repetitive melody and a catchy chord progression, this tune is a favorite improvisational vehicle. Click on any CD for more details at Amazon. Charles Mingus dips into the Ellington songbook, but comes up with an arrangement that is bright in tempo and full of surprises.
Numerous great saxophonists passed V-Agra - Get Up his band, and sometimes several of them overlapped. This performance documents one such point in time, as the arrangement revolves around an incendiary tenor saxophone battle featuring Booker Ervin, Joe Farrell and Yusef Lateef.
The definitive rendition of the song, featuring vocalist Al Hibbler, is on this compilation. Two heavyweights of jazz join forces for the first and only time in their careers.
The song takes on a very bluesy feel as Armstrong interprets the Ellington classic with the composer himself. This swinging performance features pianist Kelly with his longtime trio with bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Jimmy Cobb.
Kelly and Chambers engage in a tuned-in dialogue, and each of them takes a great solo. Ellis Marsalis Duke in Blue Columbia Pianist Marsalis gives a swinging, solo performance of the tune that is equal parts reverent and visionary.
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