Driftless Encounter Score & Parts (PDF) - Grade 2
Score and parts for "Driftless Encounter," which was originally commissioned as the featured piece at the 2020 Mount Horeb Middle School Jazz Festival.
This is an easy swing tune with modern jazz harmony that works as a great introduction for middle schoolers to contemporary big band jazz. Written to feature a solo in any instrument; comes with solo sheets for all keys.
Grade: 2 (Medium Middle School/Easy High School)
Instrumentation: Standard, plus optional parts for flute, clarinet, horn, guitar, vibraphone, and tuba.