Duke’s Men – Ellington Small Groups 1936-39 Set of Five Arrangements

Duke Ellington, Duke's Men - Ellington Small Groups 1936-39 (5 tunes), Small Group and Combo
Jazz Scores brings you a set of five tunes recorded between 1936 and 1939 under the names of Barney Bigard, Cottie Williams or Johnny Hodges, but all arranged by Ellington.
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JSCset-001 — Score and parts for various instruments, 5 tunes, more than 120 pages of music for the special price of 95€!

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Masterpieces for small bands (4 to 5 horns + rhythm section), arranged by Duke Ellington. the set of 5 different tunes includes:

  • Boudoir Benny, as recorded by Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters, 1939 – score and parts  for trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax/clarinet, baritone sax, piano bass and drums
  • Caravan, as recorded by Barney Bigard & His Jazzopators, 1936 – score and parts for trumpet, trombone, clarinet, baritone sax, piano, bass and drums
  • Frolic Sam, as recorded by Barney Bigard & His Jazzopators, 1936 – score and parts for trumpet, trombone, clarinet, baritone sax, piano, bass and drums
  • Pigeons And Peppers, as recorded by Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters, 1937 – score and parts  for trumpet, trombone, clarinet, alto sax, baritone sax, piano bass and drums
  • Swingin’ In The Dell, as recorded by Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra, 1938 – score and parts for trumpet, trombone, alto sax, baritone sax, piano, bass and drums

These easy tunes are well-crafted to feature ensemble playing as well as soloing from various members.

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