Yearbook of one of the early army air service installations used during world war i. Duke ellington and his orchestra 19281929 1990, cd discogs. Based on a transcribed version played by the jazz at lincoln center orchestra with wynton marsalis. Complete jazz series 1928 1929 by duke ellington on amazon. This is my favorite version of this song one of the greatest 20s jazz songs and one of ellington s best, great new orleans growls by trumpeter bubber miley. The mooche 1928 okeh version by duke ellington and his.
Duke ellington the mooch sheet music piano solo in eb. Composed in 1928, ellington s the mooche was characterized as jungle style at the time thanks to the unique instrumentation and rhythmic style. Image courtesy of the dooji collection added 20100620. Niven collection of jazz history, a cassette recording from the jazz artist duke ellington, from the era of 1927 1928. Use coupon code spring20 at checkout to receive 20% off your order. Mercer ellington is the author of duke ellington in person 3. The mooche by duke ellington and irving mills transcr. Instantly view and print duke ellington jazz ensemble sheet music online the mooche. Books by duke ellington author of music is my mistress. Print and download the mooch sheet music composed by duke ellington arranged for piano. Some of the drive and swing they had when playing for dancers was missing in theatricals, stage shows, or the 3. The piano prince and his orchestra by andrea davis pinkney and brian pinkney. Most of these recordings are listed by the year they were recorded rather than year released. Mark taylors outstanding version for younger players alternates between the latin styles salsa and mambo, and.
Lyrics for the mooche by duke ellington are not available yet. The latter is a remarkable 1962 trio session with charles mingus whose own music was heavily influenced by the duke and max roach. Recorded with a teac ad500 cassette deck, a desktop computer with a modern soundblaster sound card, and the audio recording program goldwave. Song information for the mooche duke ellington on allmusic allmusic. Founded may 21, 1917, ellington field outside houston, texas served as an advanced training facility with its first squadron being the 120th aero squadron. At his parents insistence, he took piano lessons and, by the time he was 19, music was. Duke ellington has 120 books on goodreads with 1662 ratings. The mooche duke ellington and his orchestra youtube. Read all poems of duke ellington and infos about duke ellington. In 1939, duke hired billy strayhorn to write songs for the group.
When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your sites styles css. Duke ellington and his orchestra originally released the mooche written by duke ellington and irving mills and duke ellington and his orchestra released it on the single the mooche in 1928. The mooche by duke ellington and his orchestra on amazon. The song is considered to be one of ellington s signature pieces and he performed it frequently and recorded it many times over 45 years. The mooche sheet music for clarinet, piano, alto saxophone. When he was a boy, edward kennedy ellingtons first love was baseball. Check out the mooche by duke ellington and his orchestra on amazon music. Ellington the mooche sheet music the mooche, complete set. The band started in new york city under name of the washingtonians in 1923, they then briefly became known as duke ellington and his kentucky club orchestra, then as duke ellington and his cotton club orchestra from 1927 to 1930. Reissues are listed for most of the recordings released before the 1950s, as the original 78s are rare. With a career that spanned five decades, he is one of the defining composers of the jazz age. Dukes parents daisy kennedy ellington and james edward ellington served as ideal role models for young duke and taught him everything from proper table manners to an understanding of the emotional power of music.
Yet, aside from ellington s own rather unrevealing autobiography and a collection of reminiscences of his band members, no indepth biography of this preeminent figure of twentiethcentury music and entertainment has previously existed. Duke ellingtons most popular book is music is my mistress. Mercer ellington author of duke ellington in person. Early on duke ellington and his band discovered there was a significant difference in energy between their studio sessions and sitdown concerts.
Duke ellington guide copy scholastic books for kids. The mooche by duke ellington 18991974 and irving mills. The mooche duke ellington and his cotton club orchestra. Edward kennedy duke ellington april 29, 1899 may 24, 1974 was an american composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over a career spanning more than six decades. November 1968 performance of duke ellingtons sacred concert at chicagos auditorium theater. Check out the mooche by duke ellington on amazon music.
Niven collection of jazz history, a cassette recording from the jazz artist duke ellington, from the era of 19271928. However, when duke grew older and heard piano played in a way that tickled his senses, he sat right down. Jazz ensemble sheet music book by duke ellington 18991974 and irving mills 18941985. Duke ellington was the most famous of all of them and he played the piano. Youtube the mooche duke ellington cover three cohens live with aaron goldberg 2012 duration. Use the lead layout guide to ensure the section follows wikipedia s norms and to be inclusive of all essential details. Duke ellington and his orchestra the mooche okeh 8623, 1928 in the album era, ellington would be able to create longer recordings, but even then he would have a hard time packing as much variety into one record as he packs into the 1928 okeh version of the mooche the first of many versions of the song he recorded around that time. The mooche is an american jazz song, composed in 1928 by duke ellington and irving mills, with scat singing by vocalist gertrude baby cox.
Cover versions of the mooche by duke ellington and his. Nov 03, 2000 check out the mooche 1928 okeh version by duke ellington and his orchestra on amazon music. Vinyl 7 duke ellington and his orchestra take the a train the mooche vinyl discogs. Edward kennedy duke ellington april 29, 1899 may 24, 1974 was an american composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his. Along with ellington s session with the john coltrane quartet in the same year, it led to reevaluation of ellington by modernists. The group stayed together for over fifty years and recorded and wrote some of americas greatest music. Music lovers everywhere have hailed duke ellington as one of the greatest geniuses of jazz. I thought this was a joke but turns out the guys already been a fox news contributor. Grammy hall of fame in 1981 1928, peel list 2 of 1927, us invalid bb 8 of 1928, pop 8 of 1928, us billboard 15 1928 3 weeks, daily deuce 20, nutsie 21 of 1920s, acclaimed 1268 1927, 61 of the 1920s 1927, rym 2 of 1927. A prolific writer and consummate performer, ellington was the author of such standards as solitude, prelude to a kiss, and it dont mean a thing if it aint got that swing. Brown flexible cloth, silver lettering on front cover, 4to, 320 pp. Duke ellington was the undisputed father of the american songbook.
Yet, aside from ellingtons own rather unrevealing autobiography and a collection of reminiscences of his band members, no indepth biography of this preeminent figure of twentiethcentury music and entertainment has previously existed. Along with ellingtons session with the john coltrane quartet in the same year, it led to reevaluation of ellington by modernists. Please discuss this issue on the articles talk page. Edward kennedy duke ellington april 29, 1899 may 24, 1974 was an american composer, pianist, and bigband leader. I was dukes choral director and am seated in the first row, fifth from right. Print now the mooche complete sheet music for jazz band by duke ellington the mooche, complete set of parts. Watch the music video and discover trivia about this classic pop song now. Stream tracks and playlists from duke ellington on your desktop or mobile device. Duke ellington poems, quotations and biography on duke ellington poet page. Duke ellington and his orchestra take the a train the. Edward kennedy duke ellington april 29, 1899 may 24, 1974 was an american composer.904 1550 745 983 1179 433 341 1294 907 6 1196 597 1260 155 352 1225 191 956 416 522 217 878 1293 810 242 1401 84 1336 485 1301 547 869 884 1534 185 73 577 1291 233 1465 1339 191 1327 776 17 1303 239 687 1298 685 843