Sometimes called "Duke's Mixture" because of the oft used Ellingtonian voicings.
Composed by Earl(e) Hagen, who also gave us many TV show themes including "My Three Sons"
There are at lest two different sets of lyrics, both of which explain the overwhelming number of instrumental performances. Start by finding something that rhymes with 'nocturne' (ie., sun burn, spurn, butter churn, western) and go from there.
Generally speaking, the longer the version, the more intollerable the redition.
Solos are a no-no.
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