And His Mother Called Him Bill is a studio album by Duke Ellington recorded in the wake of the death of his long-time collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. “Lotus Blossom”, “Snibor”, “After All”, “All Day Long”, View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Lotus Blossom on Discogs. Lotus Blossom Lyrics: “Lotus Blossom” Track Info. Written By Billy Strayhorn. Double Bass Jimmy Woode. Drums Sam Woodyard. Piano Duke Ellington.

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Perhaps the best performances of this appear on an Ellington album “And His Mother Called Him Bill” which was lotud by the Ellington band a few months after Strayhorn passed away.

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Easily share your music lists with friends, straghorn, and the world. Ellington did not improvise over this tune’s changes. Unfortunately, many of today’s straight-ahead jazz artists wouldn’t dream of recording an blossm that emphasizes Strayhorn’s lesser-known compositions — they would rather be lazy and give listeners yet another predictable, knee-jerk version of “Take the ‘A’ Train,” which is sad because a song doesn’t have to be a standard to have value.

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Couldn’t notate the 13th in the chord symbol because I haven’t built the mi13 into the SongTrellis Editor yet. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Play Pause Stop Download track using: Get better wines for less money at nakedwines. Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: Strayhorn, like Ellington, was an amazingly prolific composer — he wrote a lot of valuable pieces that never became standards, and Hashim deserves applause for acknowledging that fact on this ambitious tribute.


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