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It’s A Gospel Swing Thing – Big Band Arrangement Grade 2

Composed and Arranged: James Bazen
Score for: 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 rhythm; can be played with as little as 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 3 rhythm

Difficulty: Easy (Grade 2)
Key: Bb
Trumpet 1 Range: E4 – D5
Orchestrated especially for developing bands:
– Sounds great with as little as 2 altos, 1 tenor, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 3 rhythm
– No large skips in brass
– Play the written solos or improvise on chord changes
– Piano and drum parts written out

An easy swing tune with gospel changes and a catchy melody. Features a sax soli that sounds more difficult than it really is.

This is a midi recording so please excuse the fake instruments!