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Silent Night – Big Band Arrangement Grade 3

Composed: Gruber
Arranged: James Bazen

Score for: 2 alto saxes, 2 tenor saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, piano, bass, drums; optional instruments: flute, bari sax, trumpet 4, trombones 3 and 4, tuba, guitar, 2 french horns, baritone horn

Difficulty: Easy – Medium Grade 3
Key: Eb
Trumpet 1 Range: Eb4 – G5

Traditional brass choir intro that goes into a feel good rock and roll beat. Great counter melody for the finale.
This piece is arranged specifically for school bands to mix and match instruments.
It can be played with as little as 4 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones and 3 rhythm. Optional parts round out the traditional big band format (bari sax, trumpet 4, trombones 3 and 4, guitar).
Also included are parts for flute (doubles trumpet), french horns (doubles trombones), baritone horn (doubles trombone) and tuba (doubles bass).