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It Don't Mean a Thing

By Duke Ellington

Choral (ShowTrax CD)
Composed by Duke Ellington (1899-1974) and Irving Mills (1894-1985). Arranged by Mark A. Brymer. Choral. Jazz, Show Choir, Standards, Swing. CD only. 16 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8637465).

Item Number: HL.8637465

5x5.5 inches.

This hot '30s swing number is high energy from beginning to end. Featured in the Broadway revue Bubbling Brown Sugar, this chart has great dance potential. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Peformance Time: Approx. 2:20.

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  • 3

    Bernie Thrush Cook
    Baltimore, MDA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • April 06, 2009 Comparison to Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

    The arrangement is too simple. The SSA version does not have enough harmony. The sound trax gave SAB version and had a second part that was male, even though an SSA version was ordered. I also did not like the extra beat at the end. It doesn't fit. I...

    've sung this song since the forties and have written and directed shows in schools and for theater groups since the sixties, so I know!

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