Rockin' in Rhythm

"Rockin' in Rhythm" is a jazz instrumental performed by Duke Ellington and credited to Ellington, Harry Carney and Irving Mills. It was first recorded in January 1931 at the Cotton Club.[1]

Ellington later reworked the tune as part of Kinda Dukish which appeared in his 1960 album Piano in the Background.

Rockin' in Rhythm was one of the melodies which featured in the 1986 BBC television series The Singing Detective by Dennis Potter.



  1. ^ Hasse, John Edward (1995). Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington. Da Capo Press. p. 143.