Written by George Bassman, “I'm Getting Sentimental Over You” was first performed in 1932 by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra. Dorsey, a trombonist, was the first to carve out the melody line. Frank Sinatra would soon make it famous with his vocals, as he started out with Dorsey's orchestra.
Jim Hall, guitar
Steve Swallow, bass
Pete LaRoca, drums
The song would be performed later by The Ink Spots, The Glenn Miller Orchestra and Ella Fitzgerald -- before Thelonious Monk would make it a regular part of his live sets in the '50s.
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