Duke Ellington: It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (SATB/Piano)

Books | SATB, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Composer: Duke Ellington
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
In the winter of 1932, Duke Ellington; consummate jazz pianist, composer and orchestrator; released It Don't Mean A Thing (If it ain't Got That Swing) which included live vocals by Ivie Anderson. A significant work that marked a shift in the fashionable style, from the Hot Jazz of the 1920s to the Swing music of the 1930s. The song went on to define the era and became one of his biggest and most successful hits. This popular tune is supplied here with vocal arrangements for full mixed SATB choir with Piano accompaniment.
ISBN: 9780091095765
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 28 February 2002
No of pages: 18
Language: English
Catalogue No: IMP1422D

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        8 out of 10


        Penzance GB member of community choir
        A nice jazzy arrangement
        Confirmed purchase: 19 February 2018
        Published on: 28 April 2018

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        8 out of 10


        Portsmouth GB MD, pianist and singer
        I like the arrangement, it's a good, jazzy piece to pop into concerts, my choir will like it
        As a conductor and occasional pianist I could do with a large print version
        Confirmed purchase: 09 September 2014
        Published on: 05 October 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        An excellent piece for 4 part singing with syncopation
        Anonymous - (Leigh, United Kingdom)
        Excellent Arrangement. Very fun to do!
        Anonymous - (Scunthorpe, United Kingdom)