St. Louis Blues - Dance Band
Here is an arrangement based Fletcher Henderson's Dixie Stompers version of St. Louis Blues Ca. 1927
The instrumentation is as follows:
- Alto Sax 1
- Alto Sax 2
- Tenor Sax
- 1st Trumpet
- 2nd Trumpet
- Banjo/Guitar (one part)
- Bass/Tuba (one part)
This chart features wonderful ensemble and solo parts which are completely written out except the tenor sax solo which is written out as solo 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.