Big John’s Special (Fletcher Henderson)

Big Band, Fletcher Henderson, Level 2
As recorded by Fletcher Henderson, 1934
JSB-002 Score and parts for 5 saxophones (2 altos, 2 tenors, optional baritone), 3 trumpets, 2 trombones and rhythm section  – 45€

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Here is a real classic from the Swing repertoire, Big John’s Special, from the original Fletcher Henderson recording in 1934. This is among the Fletcher tunes that set the standard for the whole big band Swing style that was yet to become popular.
This arrangement includes an optional baritone saxophone part (not orignally on the recording).

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