Elements like these have become staples of much choreography, from classic Broadway to music videos.
Even outside of the jazz genre, bands still play this song and people enjoy listening to it. Reminiscent of a moving train this song rolled its way into the jazz repertoire for good.
Ellington himself recorded the song over times. The song stands up equally in the big band scenario or the small ensemble. This is a fan favourite and musicians favourite as well due to its adaptability to different moods and ahead-of-its-time construction.
It is the jazz ballad that saxophonists test their mettle on as musicians. Written in the s, this song still holds up the corner of the jazz building. It is quite beautiful to listen to. The song was released in It reverberated with people, by perhaps capturing the essence of jazz at the time.
Not only is the song itself considered a masterpiece of writing, but it did and still does, strike a vibe today with its aura of sophistication derived from the simplest of phrases. It is the penultimate gateway to jazz for many newcomers to the genre.
It is immediately accessible to the listener and yet provides a haunting spin into jazz. In this song was a bit of a shocker when released due to its minimalistic approach with less chord changes and a foray into soloing over modes instead of chord changes.
This album was the point in time in which the newer forms of modal playing officially arrived on the scene. It has of course crossed over into other genres as well, thanks to Ray Charles thankyou Mr.
CharlesWillie Nelson to Dean Martin and Coldplay, and has become even more famous than when the original jazz version first played in the early s. Do yourself a favour and get the album. Charles Mingus composed this as a tribute to tenor sax man Lester Young.
Everyone from big bands to solo guitarists has given this one to someone they love. The song itself on first listen can appear as a simple tune due to its range and phrasing, and it is this laid back feel that makes the song appear so casual, when in fact, it is not easy to perform as a musician.
When performed well, it comes across as an emotional journey versus a song that has any standard type of structure, making this song desirable to record. Various and unexpected people have tried and some releases are better than others.Jan 29, · Carl L.
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