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#1973955 - 10/16/12 07:09 AM Name of tune?
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[Edited]

The piece being played in the video is titled "Body and Soul"...*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppjf9--Sfcs

*Extra note:

Who is the pianist, and, whose arrangement is it?

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#1974001 - 10/16/12 10:16 AM Re: Name of tune? [Re: pv88]
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The song itself (music only - not the lyrics) was composed by Bobby Green in 1930. As for the particular "arrangement" and pianist - that's anyone's guess !! grin
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#1974233 - 10/16/12 07:16 PM Re: Name of tune? [Re: Carey]
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#1974786 - 10/17/12 06:31 PM Re: Name of tune? [Re: Carey]
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Originally Posted By: carey
The song itself (music only - not the lyrics) was composed by Bobby Green in 1930.


@carey,

You meant "Johnny" Green, not Bobby?

Wikipedia - Body and Soul

Still looking for anyone that knows as to who wrote the arrangement that is being played, and/or, the pianist.

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#1974826 - 10/17/12 07:38 PM Re: Name of tune? [Re: pv88]
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Originally Posted By: pv88
Originally Posted By: carey
The song itself (music only - not the lyrics) was composed by Bobby Green in 1930.


@carey,
You meant "Johnny" Green, not Bobby?
Wikipedia - Body and Soul


Absolutely, must be getting senile in my old age !! grin
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#1979374 - 10/27/12 05:53 PM Re: Name of tune? [Re: pv88]
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I now have info that the pianist for the "Body and Soul" performance is Pascal Wintz, from France:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppjf9--Sfcs

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#1985206 - 11/11/12 01:07 AM Re: Name of tune? [Re: pv88]
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Extra note:

I can now add my own performance of the tune played in the video, here:

https://www.box.com/s/zxozn30lq33bu53l48rs

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