By Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, and Irving Gordon / arr. Billy Strayhorn
Conductor Score & Parts
5 (Advanced / Difficult)
Warner Bros. Publications is proud to present this important new series, Jazz at Lincoln Center Library. Each selection was selected by the Center's musical director, Wynton Marsalis, for Essentially Ellington: The Annual Jazz at Lincoln Center High School Jazz Band Competition. Each transcription is direct from the recordings of the immortal Duke Ellington, and they are not only authentic, they are perfect for your jazz ensemble. Features information about the original recording, rehearsal notes from Jon Faddis and Brent Wallarab, and performance suggestions from Wynton Marsalis. These classic tunes represent jazz at its finest!
Prelude to a Kiss
Irving Gordon (lyricist); Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)