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Green Dolphy

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Jazz music
Jazz quartet
Instrumental parts

’GREEN DOLPHY’ (Paul David Seaman – 2012)

A Jazz Combo composition (arranged for Alto Sax, Piano, Bass and Drums).

The Introduction is provided by the Alto and Bass consisting of an improvised ’12 Bar Blues’. The Theme (Letter A thru D) is also improvised (by the Alto) over a Harmonic Scheme which consists of a compressed and reharmonized version of ’On Green Dolphin Street’. An ’Ad Lib’ Ending is provided by the Alto and Bass.

This piece is in the ’spirit’ of Jazz Saxophonist Eric Dolphy.

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