Diamond in the Rough

aka Kosova

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dia-mond-in-the-rough: 1. someone or something with great potential that is obscured or waiting to be discovered; 2. my big band musical tribute to Kosovo

Performance notes: Drum solo at B should always be rooted in the three eighth-note pattern, and then continue into C. The same holds for the drum part at G. The alternating trumpet and trombone solo section should start with the statement of the written melody and then move to variations as the two horns trade fours (with the option of one playing on top the other). Sax can be used instead of trumpet or trombone.

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
7 minutes
Big band
Jazz music

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