A quote of "In A Mist."

A quote of "In A Mist."

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April 1st, 2018, 1:31 pm #1

Sven Bjerstedt points out that the Jan 6, 1944 recording of "Honeysuckle Rose" by Cootie Williams's Sextet includes a four-bar quote from "In a Mist", played twice (0:21–0:25 and 2:33–2:38).



Sven writes: "   I attach a transcription of the most conspicuous melody phrase, which is the very first two bars of "In a Mist", quoted with minor alterations in bars 9–10 of Cootie Williams's 1944 "Honeysuckle Rose" rendition.
Thank you, Sven.
 Waller inspired 
The first five notes of  In A Mist are similar to the first five notes of Honeysuckle Rose. Was Fats Waller inspired by InA Mist?

Albert
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