7/31/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Mills Brothers – Caravan

The Mills Brothers recorded the Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington exotic jazz composition Caravan a cappella making the instruments’ sounds with their voices. The Mills Brothers honored Duke Ellington with this swing version of his Caravan.

Mills Brothers – Caravan

The Mills Brothers, sometimes billed The Four Mills Brothers, and originally known as The Four Kings of Harmony, were an African-American jazz and pop vocal quartet who made more than 2,000 recordings that sold more than 50 million copies and garnered at least three dozen gold records. The Mills Brothers were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1998.

6/12/15 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Duke Ellington Live

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Duke Ellington And His Orchestra perform some of┬áhis most famous songs including Mood Indigo, Caravan and Sophisticated Lady. This video features fantastic performance footage of one of Jazz’s greatest stars.

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