I'm Coming Virginia (Dance Band Version)
Here is a chart transcribed from Frankie Traumbauer's Orchestra ca. 1927. The tune is I'm Coming Virginia and features the virtuoso playing of Bix Beiderbecke and Eddie Lang.
The instrumentation is as follows:
- C Melody Sax (lead)
- Alto Sax 1 (optional lead instead of C Melody Sax)
- Alto Sax 2/Clarinet
- Tenor Sax
- 1st Trumpet
- 2nd Trumpet
- Full Score
This chart features wonderful ensemble and solo parts which are completely written out.
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.