Essentially Ellington

A free program for high school jazz bands, Essentially Ellington aims to elevate musicianship, broaden perspectives and inspire performance.

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The Essentially Ellington 2019-2020 repertoire is listed below. Please login to access this year’s sheet music

A Tone Parallel to Harlem (The Harlem Suite)
Composed by Duke Ellington

Composed by Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills

Composed by Duke Ellington

Harlem Airshaft
Composed by Duke Ellington

I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)
Composed by Duke Ellington

Composed by Billy Strayhorn

Kinda Dukish/Rockin’ In Rhythm
Kinda Dukish Composed by Duke Ellington;
Rockin’ in Rhythm Composed by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Harry Carney