Gut Bucket Blues
Here is a chart transcribed from Louis Armstrong's Hot Five ca.1926. The tune is Gut Bucket Blues.
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 just a chord sketch! The solos are written out as solo ad lib with chord changes provided except the trumpet solo and piano solos which are written out.
This chart’s level of difficulty is rated: Medium. This rating typically means the average musician will be able to play it successfully after a few attempts. Tempo, key, and instrumental range all could pose a challenge.