• 14 Tracks
  • Release Date: March 01, 2014

Get Happy
3-manual 66-rank Kimball Theatre Pipe Organ
Dickinson High School
Wilmington, Delaware

Get Happy features Jelani Eddington in over 65 minutes at the incomparable Kimball theatre pipe organ at Dickinson High School in Wilmington, Delaware. This album showcases a wide array of music including contemporary and jazz hits, light classics, and standards from the Great American Songbook. Jelani last recorded the Dickinson Kimball in an acclaimed 1998 recording, Discovering The Unit Orchestra.

The musical selections on this recording are:

  • Some People (J. Styne)
  • Get Happy (H. Arlen)
  • My Funny Valentine (Rodgers & Hart)
  • Remembering The Music Of Leonard Bernstein
    • The Best Of All Possible Worlds (from Candide)
    • Danzon (from Fancy Free)
    • Times Square: 1944 (from On The Town)
    • Waltz (from Divertimento For Orchestra)
    • Mambo (from West Side Story)
  • Take Five (P. Desmond)
  • Orb And Sceptre (W. Walton)
  • Medley From Swing Time (J. Kern)
    • A Fine Romance
    • Pick Yourself Up
    • The Way You Look Tonight
    • Never Gonna Dance
    • The Waltz In Swing Time
  • Things Are Looking Up (G. Gershwin)
  • Festive Overture (Op. 96) (D. Shostakovich)
  • Gonna Build A Mountain (Bricusse & Newley)