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It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

Features of This Track

new orleans influences
a swing dancin' style
gritty vocals
a trombone solo
a sparse trumpet solo
light drumming
lyrical melodies
a brisk swing feel
use of call-and-response melodies
unique instrumentation
strong melodies
lyric-centric composition
mixed major and minor tonalities
quirky ideas

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Cool. :)
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there's a little cellar bar in London where you can still jive to music like this
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wcnoyb
Oh, yeah!
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ginamori8
And yes they do still make em this way and that your looking in the wrong places
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Relaxing
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I like this...don't hear it much...'Show Business..Bi g Time..HIT IT,fellas...
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markle.jacob
LOVE LOVE LOVE this song! Nobody can sing this song like the Armstrong Ellington duo!
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rmcandy7
Satchmo and the Duke! WOW!
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nolalady1971 4 2
Nolady through & through, love it. Thanks for sending it to me!!
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The two greatest minds in the Harlem Renaissance put together love it
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justcuz1966
He has a realy deep voice
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srodas7
Heart and soul what music was meant to mean.
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God this is amazinng!!
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I love reel music
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Storege west yes
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Goodnight i need sleep I love you
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Mr. Louie and Miss Ella....what a combo......
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mrsloduca
Now, this is music
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One can search high and low to find a better recording of seminal jazz men in top form and waste time doing it. Was lucky to get high quality vinyl and from then have never been w/o this recording. Deeply affecting readings of the Ellington book, Pops in full voice. Trummy outstanding, Definitive.
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booneranada
I love you baby I miss seeing you I'm so proud of you. Are you happy about the outcome :)
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ladeebug94
OH! It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got Louis and Duke boys GIVING it that swing!! Yeah, man! ;)
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this was in that movie Swing KIds :) this is a great song. (and the movie is great)
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Now this is music
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Classic
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Huzzah! Ellington all the way!
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Perfect choice for cleaning or I put on Bob Marley
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Simply straight to the point.. If it does not have the flavor your looking for it is nothing but noise.
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crackin!
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kenrickcato
yummy!!!
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LOUIE MY BOY!!!
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Love.
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Now this is good jazz.
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Beautiful. Simply wonderful. I love Louie!:)
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Oh my (Deist) god...I think I just died of listening to excessive perfection.

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