Here is a chart transcribed from Adrian Rollini's Orchestra ca. 1933. The tune is Savage Serenade.
The instrumentation is as follows:
- Alto Sax
- Tenor Sax
- 1st Trumpet
- 2nd Trumpet
- Piano/Banjo/Guitar(one part)
- Bass/Tuba (one part)
- Bb Bass Sax (optional replacement for tuba/bass)
- Full Score
This chart features wonderful ensemble and solo parts which are completely written out including the amazing clarinet work of Benny Goodman before he was the king of swing! The vocals have been removed and a trombone and tenor sax solo added, both of which are solo ad lib with the 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.