Count Basie and His Orchestra – In a Mellow Tone

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In a Mellow Tone“, also known as “In a Mellotone”, is a 1939 jazz standard composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Milt Gabler. The song was based on the 1917 standard “Rose Room” by Art Hickman and Harry Williams, which Ellington himself had recorded in 1932 (Wikipedia).


Willie Cook, Dale Carly, Sonny Cohn, Bob Summers (tp), Bill Hughes, Dennis Wilson, Grover Mitchell, Booty Wood (tb), Danny Turner (as), Bobby Plater (as, fl), Kenny Hing (ts), Eric Dixon (ts, fl), Johnny Williams (bs), Count Basie (p), Freddie Green (g), Cleveland Eaton II (b), Gregg Field (d).