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Other songs in this certain jazz style.

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Sonorous, Dec 11, 2005.

  1. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Anyone familiar the Mingus song, "Open letter to Duke" from Mingus Ah Um? Go listen to the last minute and a half or so of that song.

    Theres two parts at the end that sound like something out of a island swing-bop bar thing. The first part almost sounds like a classical music arrangement mixed with jazz, and the second part is very tropical sound. Both parts are really layered.

    I'm guessing Duke Ellington would be a good place to look. Any particular albums or songs of his that have that kind feel? What about other artists/albums?
  2. Prahainspring


    Oct 22, 2002
    New Jersey
    Wow, I never noticed that really. Bump!
  3. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Hopeful bump.