It Don't Mean A Thing
Saxophone quartet (2 altos, tenor and baritone saxophones) - Grade 4
If It Ain't Got That Swing. Composed by Irving Mills, Duke Ellington. Arranged by Lennie Niehaus. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 50 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.16056).
Item Number: KN.16056
As the title implies, this arrangement of the great Duke Ellington tune does indeed have 'that swing.' There is a great deal of vertical writing using interesting chords, some duets, solos for tenor and alto 1, and a modulation with a swinging shout chorus. Duration 2:50.