This is another song where Johnny Green was envolved and which exists in many different versions. One of my favorites is Bill Coleman‘s recording from 1936.
Balboa dancers will love that song.
About The Song
“Coquette” is a jazz standard from 1928 and was composed by Johnny Green and Carmen Lombardo with lyrics by Gus Kahn.
The first notable recordings were from the same year:
- Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians (vocal Carmen Lombardo) recorded on March 21, 1928 and released on Columbia 1345-D
- Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra recorded on March 2, 1928 and released on Victor 21301.
Sources: jazzstandards.com and Wikipedia
Biography Bill Coleman
Check out Song of the Week #151 to learn more about Bill Coleman.
Artist: Bill Coleman
Tempo: 191 bpm
Dance: Balboa, Lindy Hop
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