Almost Summer (Big Band-Printable Version w/parts)

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Almost Summer was premiered on 7/13,2005 by the SWOSU Band Camp Faculty Big Band under the direction of Dr. Sim Flora. This piece really swings! The bari. sax/bass trombone/bass soli brought a lot of smiles as well. The soli is do-able but challenging for younger players. The suggested tempo is the slow side of acceptable. The "playback" version has realized percussion and piano parts. Please listen to it or to the mp3. Lead sheets in all four keys are available. Try them out and see how much fun it is to blow on these changes.

Update: I recently found a YouTube performance of this piece online by a big band in Moscow. Enjoy:

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

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