By Billy Strayhorn / ed. Walter van de Leur
Belwin Jazz Legends Series
Conductor Score & Parts
5 (Advanced / Difficult)
The brilliant composer/arranger Billly Strayhorn created this gorgeous melody and lush arrangement---this is the authentic version by Strayhorn himself. Recorded by Duke Ellington, the suggested tempo is a medium swing around 96 BPM. Features include a tenor 2 melody bridge solo, tenor 1 has a clarinet double, a sax section soli, a trombone 3 melody solo, and lead trumpet range is to written high C above the staff.
Billy Strayhorn (composer)