As Performed by Ted Heath
Transcribed by Myles Collins
No Image Available
star star star star star Be the first to write a review!

Cat #: LL-1170

Retail Price: $65.00

Our Price: $61.75

This item usually ships within 5 to 7 business days.



Please call +1-518-587-1102 or email us.

Audio Sample:

View Sample Page:

View Sample

Edition: Jazz Big Band Arrangement

Description: Swing - Advanced

Publisher: Lush Life Music

"12th Street Rag" as you never imagined! This chart was written for the Ted Heath band, and goes way way beyond the original Bowman concept. The chart opens by imitating traffic along 12th Street, in a series of dissonant hoots and parps, before the band kicks in with the real intro. The chart is full of contrasting elements and tonal colour, and uses a dixie band-in-band on three occasions, each section being in a different historical jazz style - 20's, 40's and 60's. Interspersed whith these are some blasting tutti passages, some deliberately corny solo work in street busker style and a screaming finale. The whole piece goes through 5 modulations, building all the time. This is a very challenging chart with some tough asks in all sections. Also both Altos and Tenors double Clarinet, and the Bari doubles Alto for his solo (which can be played on Bari instead). If your band is brave enough to take on the challenge they will not be disappointed.

Full Score
2 Alto Saxophones (double on clarinet)
2 Tenor Saxophones (double on clarinet)
Baritone Saxophone (doubles on alto sax)
4 Trumpets
4 Trombones
Trumpets 1-4: F6, Eb6, Bb5, Ab5
Trombones 1-4: C5, C5, C5, C5