It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Thelonious Monk Lyrics

What good is melody, what good is music
If it ain't possessin' something sweet
It ain't the melody, it ain't the music
There's something else that makes the tune complete

It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing
It don't mean a thing, all you got to do is sing
It makes no difference if it's sweet or hot
Just give that rhythm ev'rything you got
It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing

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Connor Walker

0:00 Intro
0:06 Melody
0:59 Melody 2
1:51 Piano Solo
2:44 Bass Solo
3:37 Melody 3/ Piano add lib
4:30 Tag last 4 measures (same as Intro)

Michael Wrobel Sr

Just can't beat a jazz trio! Thelonious Monk is my favorite jazz artist. Pure enjoyment.

Raul Richards

Wonderful rendition of The Trio.🎶🎵♩I just heard it on WBGO 88.3FM 🎙🎤in New York City ( May 5th.,2021 ) Thanks / Gracias

Vegan Vocalist

I'm having a good time listening to all the different versions of this track ;D thank you

Udo Matthias drums

still love it!


0:00 some jazz
2:44 Inspector Gadget!
2:48 some more jazz

Vegan Vocalist

lol ;D


Am I really the first one to comment on this awesome rendition?

Ερίκος Σ

Yes, is there anything else you want to talk about? Is there something on your mind? Maybe something about Jazz?


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