Francesco Bonifazi
Hello Pork Pie Hat
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There was a giant jazz man
who always wore his hat man
A black fedora port-pie
He always saw to that

Lester Young is being disovered
once again!
Say hello to port pie hat man!
Story Behind the Song:
I wanted to put my own spin on Mingus' Good Bye Pork Pie Hat - a tribute to Lester Young.
I'm trying to introduce both of those giants to a new generation - hence the title "Hello Pork Pie Hat" title.

The Funk/Jazz vamp in the middle section is the celebration of their works.

Mingus' form is too long for an introduction to Jazz - so, I've chopped it a bit to keep it simpler.
Lyric Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Music Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Producer Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Publisher Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Performance Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Label Credits: Whistling Troubadour Music
Song Length: 2:35
Primary Genre: Jazz-Standards
Secondary Genre: Jazz-Contemporary
Tempo / Feel: Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Joy
Subject Matter 2: Spirituality
Mood 1: In High Spirits
Mood 2: Welcoming
Language: English
Era: 1960 - 1969