“Trad” Jazz Zone
★ Early twentieth century jazz has been called many things, but we call it “Trad” Jazz here at Boptism Music.
★ Playable by Brass Quintet: Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, French Horn 3, Trombone 4, Tuba 5, add drums (optional).
★ Playable by “Trad Jazz” Band: Trumpet 1, Trumpet or Clarinet 2, Alto or Tenor Sax 3, Trombone or Tenor Sax 4 and Tuba 5. Add drums and banjo or piano using chords symbols and roadmaps from Tuba part.
★ All arrangements from Boptism Music come as a PDF file that you’ll be able to download immediately upon submission of your order.
★ Digital downloads are nonrefundable, nonreturnable and nonexchangeable.
♫ = Sound clip of arrangement available for you to preview.
🎺 = Trumpeter as Vocalist (trumpet player can either play or sing the melody).
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Battle Hymn of the Republic ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
There’s a whole lot of history behind the Battle Hymn of the Republic, and it’s still a fun tune to play after all these years.
Here’s a fresh take on this battlefield-proven melody that has been a part of America’s folk tradition for close to 200 years!
Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good To You? ♫ 🎺 arranged by Rich Willey
Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You, arranged by Rich Willey for your “trad jazz” ensemble is a fun treatment of the 1929 Andy Razaf and Don Redman song.
★ Playable by Brass Quintet or “Trad Jazz” Band.
If I Had You 🎺♫ arranged by Rich Willey
If I Had You ♫ arranged by Rich Willey — written in 1928 by “Irving King” (Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly) with Ted Shapiro. If I Had You is a romantic love song that has become a mainstream jazz standard, and continues to be performed to this day.
Joe Avery Blues ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
Have yourself a parade with this infectious New Orleans second line traditional number that gets audiences wild and crazy!
Every brass quintet can hit a festive New Orleans groove now with Joe Avery Blues, arranged by Rich Willey.
Just A Closer Walk With Thee ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
All of these “trad” arrangements work for either a brass quintet or a 4-horn jazz ensemble.
This arrangement starts with a slow funeral dirge before launching into an upbeat and joyful parade-style march
Over The Waves Medley ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
Even though this is being called “Over The Waves” Medley, that melody doesn’t actually occur in this medley; just the chord changes.
This seamlessly strings together Bill Bailey (Please Come Home), Bourbon Street Parade and Washington & Lee Swing.
Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland) ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
Rose Room, arranged by Rich Willey for your “trad jazz” ensemble, is a fun treatment of this historic 1917 song.
Features opening chorus, space for vocalist and soloists, a soli chorus, and a Basie-like coda.
Up A Lazy River ♫ 🎺 arranged by Rich Willey
Starting with the seldom heard verse to the wonderful old Hoagy Carmichael / Sidney Arodin classic, this flexible arrangement gives you the freedom to intersperse the verse between choruses along with a vocal chorus and as many soloists as you deem appropriate.
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
This arrangement is 67 written measures and has an opening chorus, plenty of space for a vocalist and soloists, a soli chorus, and a D.C. into the coda.
★ Playable by Brass Quintet or four-horn “Trad Jazz” Band.
When The Saints Go Marching In ♫ arranged by Rich Willey
When The Saints Go Marching In ♫ arranged by Rich Willey . . . possibly the equivalent of In The Mood to traditional jazz bands, but audiences still love this traditional New Orleans closer, and yours will, too, when you play them this fun arrangement.