DescriptionThe excitement of a musical career spanning over 30 years is captured here in the 22 solos composed by Gordon and transcribed directly off his recordings. Chord changes for tenor sax and ´in concert´ key are provided along with Gordon´s own articulations.Apple Jump Backstairs Benji´s Bounce Boston Bernie Cheesecake Daddy Plays The Horn Dexter Digs In Fenja For Regulars Only Fried Bananas Girl With The Purple Eyes Ltd Mischievious Lady Montmartre Setting The Place Soy Califa Stanley The Steamer Sticky Wicket The Apartment The Chase The Rainbow People Valse Robin
Series: Gordon Goodwin SeriesCategory: Jazz EnsembleFormat: Conductor Score & PartsInstrument: Jazz EnsembleLevel: 5.5 (Advanced / Difficult)As recorded on the Silverline Records album XXL (CD and DVD Audio) by Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band, this ferocious chart is a totally hot rock-swing-jazz for big band. It will tear it up every performance! Featuring solo space for tenor, trumpet, trombone, or guitar, tons of energy abounds from the first note to the last. Perfect for any experienced band in concert or festival setting.This hot jazz-rock arrangement of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band original features a driving bass line and solo sections for alto sax, tenor sax, and drums. A playable yet high-energy chart, the arrangement features fully notated solos, manageable ranges (lead trumpet to written G5), and a solo section that can be opened up for additional players.—The Instrumentalist
(2014/Delmark) 9 tracks. Gutsy tenor saxophonist Sax Gordon has recorded and toured with Luther ´Guitar Junior´ Johnson, Duke Robillard, Matt ´Guitar´ Murphy and Kim Wilson. On ´In The Wee Small Hours´, his first jazz release, Gordon goes back to the clas
Gordon Goodwin´s stellar reputation as a writer is well deserved. A funky half-time shuffle groove for big band, Gordon´s clever opening melody statement is played by altos and trumpets with solo space provided for piano, alto, or tenor sax. The burnin´ shout chorus will make this an all time favorite chart for every library. Percussion part included. As recorded on Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band: Swingin´ for the Fences. This chart grooves!