Piano part from 12-11-36 : The Revenge of Talent upon Genius

5 minutes
Jazz music
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Written for jazz quintet, to celebrate a friend’s 70th birthday; hence the numerical title. The subtitle quotation is a reference to "longevity". The 5 parts provide ample opportunity for improvisation. Piano, Bass & Drum Kit parts are indicative rather than prescriptive and should be played with greater rhythmic interest than that which is given. Flute & Trumpet parts are also intended to be improvisatory at figures C & F respectively. Cues are given from figure A to figure F to help the solo instruments keep their place. Dynamics are not included but left to the discretion of the performers. This is a popular number with performers and audiences.

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