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"It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" is a 1931 composition by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Irving Mills, now accepted as a jazz standard. The title was based on the oft stated credo of Ellington's former trumpeter Bubber Miley, who was dying of tuberculosis. The song became famous and Ellington wrote, "As the expression of a sentiment which prevailed among jazz musicians at the time." It is also probably the first song to use the phrase "swing" in the title.
A Fine Art High Definition Limited Edition Giclee print of an original painting countersigned by the artist and is supplied complete with numbered Certificate of Authenticity
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Fine Art High Definition Giclee Print on acid free Fine Art 'Innova' smooth cotton high white matte 308gsm paper. Ready to mount and frame.