The Russian Dance from Petrushka in late 1920's-early 1930's jazz

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July 27th, 2018, 11:01 pm #1

It's obvious that Stravinsky was a favorite with the more "advanced" jazz musicians of the late 1920's and early 1930's.  Here I would like to ask how many examples there are of jazz musicians quoting the "Russian Dance" from Petrushka. So far I can find the following:

(1) At the end of "Trying to Stop My Crying" (1928) (played by Wingy Manone's band with Frank Teschemacher):

(2) Of course there was Whiteman's 1930 "Nobody's Sweetheart", arranged by Lennie Hayton: (There is a sort of inside joke here since the puppet Petrushka was indeed nobody's sweetheart; and OTOH, Hayton also quotes from Delibes' "Sylvia"--and as Richard Sudhalter noted, Sylvia hardly lacked admirers...)

I'm sure there must have been others, but can't think of them now.