The Roots of Swing & The Big Bands (An Historical Look)

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A classic collection of 59 tunes from the most popular bands of the big band era. Titles include: April in Paris * Autumn Nocturne * Body and Soul * Dancing in the Dark * Get Happy * I'm Getting Sentimental over You * It's Only a Paper Moon * Mood Indigo * Pennsylvania 6-5000 * So Rare * Star Dust * You Go to My Head.


Contents

Title Composer
Elmer's Tune Sammy Gallop (composer); Dick Jurgens (composer); Elmer Albrecht (composer)
A Gal in Callico Arthur Schwartz (contributor); Leo Robin (contributor)
A-Tisket A-Tasket Ella Fitzgerald (composer); Van Alexander (composer)
All My Love Al Jolson (composer); Harry Akst (composer); Saul I. Chaplin (contributor)
All This and Heaven Too James Van Heusen (composer); Edgar De Lange (lyricist)
And the Angels Sing Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Ziggy Elman (composer)
April in Paris Vernon Duke (contributor); E. Y. Harburg (contributor)
At Last Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Autumn Nocturne Josef Myrow (contributor); Kim Gannon (contributor)
Avenue C (Instrumental) Buck Clayton (contributor)
Baby Face Benny Davis (lyricist); Harry Akst (composer)
Begin the Beguine (from "Jubilee") Cole Porter (composer)
Blue and Sentimental Count Basie (contributor); Mack David (contributor); J. Livingston (contributor)
Blues in the Night Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight) Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Bernard D. Hanighen (composer)
Body and Soul Robert Sour (lyricist); Edward Heyman (lyricist); Frank Eyton (lyricist); John Green (composer)
Caravan (Vocal) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist); Juan Tizol (composer)
Chattanooga Choo Choo Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Cheatin' on Me Lew Pollack (contributor); Jack Yellen (contributor)
Dancing in the Dark (from "The Band Wagon") Arthur Schwartz (composer); Howard Dietz (lyricist)
Don't Fence Me In (from "Hollywood Canteen") Cole Porter (composer)
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me) Lew Brown (composer); Charles Tobias (composer); Sam Stept (composer)
G.I. Jive Johnny Mercer (composer)
Get Happy Harold Arlen (composer); Ted Koehler (lyricist)
Heaven Can Wait James Van Heusen (composer); Edgar De Lange (lyricist)
Hey Doc! Edgar M. Sampson (composer); Kim Gannon (composer)
I Can't Begin to Tell You Mack Gordon (lyricist); James Monaco (composer)
I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Duke Ellington (composer)
I Had the Craziest Dream Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
I Want to Be Happy (from "No No, Nanette") Vincent Youmans (contributor); Irving Caesar (contributor)
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You Ned Washington (lyricist); George Bassman (composer)
I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover Harry Woods (composer); Mort Dixon (composer)
I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
In a Mellow Tone (Instrumental Version) Duke Ellington (contributor)
In a Sentimental Mood (Instrumental Version) Duke Ellington (composer)
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town Joe Young (lyricist); Ira Schuster (composer); Jack Little (composer)
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)
It's Only a Paper Moon Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist); Billy Rose (lyricist)
Jersey Bounce Bobby Plater (contributor); Tiny Bradshaw (contributor); Edward Johnson (contributor); Buddy Feyne (contributor)
Jumpin' at the Woodside (Vocal) Count (William James) Basie (composer); Jon Hendricks (contributor)
La Vie En Rose (Take Me to Your Heart Again) Mack David (lyricist); Edith Piaf (lyricist); Luis Guglielmi (composer)
Li'l Darlin' Neal Hefti (composer)
Love for Sale (from "The New Yorkers") Cole Porter (composer)
Moonlight Serenade (Instrumental) Glenn Miller (composer)
Mood Indigo Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (composer); Albany Bigard (composer)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 Jerry Gray (composer); Carl Sigman (lyricist)
Sleepy Time Gal Richard Whiting (contributor); Raymond Egan (contributor); Ange Lorenzo (contributor); Joseph Alden (contributor)
So Rare Jeery Herst (contributor); Jack Sharpe (contributor)
Solitude Duke Ellington (composer); Eddie DeLange (lyricist); Irving Mills (lyricist)
Star Dust Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Mitchell Parish (lyricist)
Stompin' at the Savoy (Vocal Version) Benny Goodman (composer); Andy Razaf (lyricist); Edgar Sampson (composer); Chick Webb (composer)
They're Either Too Young or Too Old Arthur Schwartz (contributor); Frank Loesser (contributor)
Until I Met You (Corner Pocket) Don Wolf (contributor); Freddy Greene (contributor)
What a Little Moonlight Can Do Harry Woods (composer)
You Are Too Beautiful (from "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
You Go to My Head Haven Gillespie (lyricist); J. Fred Coots (composer)
You'll Never Know Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)

Additional Information

Series: The Roots of...
Instrument: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Version: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Format: Book
Page Count: 164
Item Number: 00-MF9647
ISBN 10: 1-57623-675-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-57623-675-8
UPC: 029156274394

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