"It Don't Mean a Thing" by Ella Fitzgerald.
Short Listening Assignment Format The of the song discussed in this essay is It Dont Mean a Thing by Ella Fitzgerald. The musical instruments used in Fitzgerald’s song are the drum set, guitar, piano, bass guitar, the trumpet, along with the trombone (Peterson, Ellis, Brown, Jones and Eldridge 1). The singer, Ella Fitzgerald, incorporated a Bebop style of jazz characterized by fast tempo or rhythm in the song. The song incorporated group techniques such as riffs and trading whereby, at some