Tracks (Mini Big Band) Score & Parts (PDF) - Grade 3
PDFs of the score & parts for "Tracks," commissioned by Lawrence University's Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend in 2015. This piece is scored for "mini big band," six horns plus rhythm section.
"Tracks" is built on a modern swing/shuffle drum feel, where eighth notes are swung but there's a backbeat played in the drum part. The piece features a solo section with easy changes for any instrument (written in all parts).
Difficulty Level: Grade 3 (Medium-Easy High School)
Instrumentation: Mini Big Band (Alto, Tenor, Bari, 2 Trumpets, Trombone, Rhythm, plus optional Guitar)