Take The A Train

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  1. In fact, he said that the music and lyrics for "Take the A Train," originally recorded on February 15, by Ellington for Victor Records, came more quickly than the subject of the song itself – the New York subway line to the Sugar Hill District of Harlem. It was so easy for him, he said it was "like writing a letter to a friend.".
  2. Listen to Take-The-'A'-Trainmid, a free MIDI file on BitMidi. Play, download, or share the MIDI song Take-The-'A'-Trainmid from your web browser.
  3. Take the A-Train and its three (not just two) companion volumes are the best of the bunch. The other titles are Body and Soul, Both Sides of Midnight (both on Black Lion), and Live! At the Jazzhus Montmartre (DA Music). The first three (A-Train, Body and Soul, and Midnight) were also issued as a three-volume boxed set.5/5(6).
  4. After being handcuffed to New York City's 'A' train by his prep school friends, young Karim is forced to ride all the way to the last stop, Far Rockaway. On his journey, he comes of age, meeting a diverse group of people, from a random business man to Keisha, a girl he inevitably falls for/10(12).
  5. Strayhorn's Take the A Train is played by a jazz - ensemble with soloists. It features -meter and - themes. big band, quadruple, disjunct Which best describes the form of Take the A train?
  6. You must take the "A" train To go to Sugar Hill, way up in Harlem If you miss the "A" train You'll find you missed the quickest way to Harlem. Hurry, get on, now it's coming Listen to those rails a-thrumming all aboard Get on the "A" train Soon you will be on Sugar Hill in Harlem. You must take the "A" train To go to Sugar Hill, way up in Harlem.
  7. Take the "A" Train Sheet Music, Ellington and Strayhorn sometimes playfully gave their manuscripts pseudonyms as titles; here La Tram stands for Take the "A" Train. This score is from a re-orchestration of "A" Train for a recording date that featured singer Betty Roche and saxophonist Paul Gonsalves. This is the beginning of the.
  8. The problem for completist hits collectors is that the three CDs currently available - the 9-track Unidisc volume titled "Tuxedo Junction" which simply reproduces the above Butterfly LP - the 9-track Unidisc volume titled "Take The "A" Train which you see here and which reproduces the LP "Tuxedo Junction II Take The A Train /5(5).
  9. Jan 25,  · Take the "A" Train · Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra · Duke Ellington The Fabulous Swing Collection - More Fabulous Swing ℗ Originally Recorded

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