Originally written and recorded by the iconic band leader Duke Ellington, and later popularized by the vocal group Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross, this arrangement is a thrill to sing and to experience!
It has the perfect blend of close harmonies, unison lines, as well as virtuosic vocalese solo opportunities to feature one or more members of the ensemble.
Be sure to solidify the articulation of each line/phrase to achieve a consistent swing feel throughout the piece. The creation of a legato phrase with swing articulation will allow for the most authentic performance.
Have fun and enjoy the challenge!
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