Jazzin' Babies' Blues
Here is a transcription of King Oliver's Jazz Band ca. 1923. The tune is Jazzin' Babies' Blues.
The instrumentation is as follows:
- 1st Trumpet
- 2nd Trumpet
- Banjo/Guitar (one part)
This chart features wonderful ensemble parts which are completely written out except the clarinet ensemble sections which are written as ensemble ad lib with chord changes provided. The trumpet solo is written out but the 12 bar clarinet and trombone solos are written out as solo ad lib with chord changes provided.
This chart’s level of difficulty is rated: Easy. This rating means the tempo, key, and instrumental range is manageable for most musicians. It is great for beginners to trad jazz.