Duke Ellington - "It Don't Mean A Thing" | Oct 17th
Duke Ellington is regarded as one of the most influential African-American composers of the 20th century. This song entitled 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' was composed by Ellington in 1931 and the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008.
Ideas for discussion questions:
What style of music is this?
The violin plays the intro and takes a solo. Is that normal for a band like this?
What is the tromb