Music Throwback Saturday: In the Mood

Under copyright laws, a tune that had not been written down and registered with the copyright office could be appropriated by any musician with a good ear.

Wingy-ManoneAll I wanted to do was post a link to a familiar version of In the Mood, then add one you might not have heard. But the facts got in the way:

“In the Mood” was an arrangement by Joe Garland based on a pre-existing melody… The main theme, featuring repeated arpeggios rhythmically displaced, previously appeared under the title of “Tar Paper Stomp” credited to jazz trumpeter and bandleader Wingy Manone Continue reading “Music Throwback Saturday: In the Mood”