Azure (song)

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"Azure" is a 1937 song composed by Duke Ellington with lyrics by Irving Mills.[1] The composition is an example of Ellington's early use of bi- and polytonality, and some parts of it are almost atonal in nature.[2]

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  1. ^ Jazz Standards website
  2. ^ Wallenfeldt, Jeff (2010). The Black Experience in America: From civil rights to the present. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-61530-177-5.