Willie The Weeper
Here is a transcription/arrangement of Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven ca. 1927. The tune is Willie The Weeper.
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 mostly ensemble ad lib. The trombone part is an arranged part (not transcribed note for note from the original recording). The solos are ad lib with chord changes provided.
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.