Kansas City Stomp
Here is a transcription of Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers ca. 1928. The tune is Kansas City Stomp.
The instrumentation is as follows:
- 1st Trumpet
- 2nd Trumpet
- Banjo/Guitar (one part)
- Bass/Tuba (one part)
This chart features wonderful ensemble parts which are completely written out except the clarinet part which is just a chord sketch for the most part. The piano and banjo solos are both written out as well as the clarinet and trumpet solos.
This chart’s level of difficulty is rated: Hard. This rating means you will likely need to spend some time in the woodshed working this up! Likely the tempo, feel, key, range, and interpretation will be challenging. Don’t let this stop you – you can play this chart no matter what your groups skill level is – you just need to work at it.