Jazz Views - December 2005

Morton and here we have no less than six if we count ‘Tiger Rag’ which it gives here as by Morton.

The classic side is represented by two compositions by Debussy and two by Alexander Scriabin, one of which is ‘The Funeral March’. Music for all occasions? He also plays Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ which comes in at over nine minutes and I am sure the composer would have approved this version.

Novelty ragtime is represented by Zez Confrey’s ‘Kitten on the Keys’ and Tin Pan Alley by ‘Darktown Strutters Ball’, ‘Sheik of Araby’ and ‘My Blue Heaven’. There is also Duke Ellington’s ’Sophisticated Lady’ and s

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