Singin' The Blues - Dance Band
Here is a chart transcribed and orchestrated for a larger group based on Frankie Trumbauers Orchestra ca. 1927. The tune is Singin' The Blues.
The instrumentation is as follows;
- C melody Sax
- Alto Sax (same as C melody Sax)
- Tenor Sax
- Trumpet 1
- Trumpet 2
- Guitar (notated)
- Banjo (chord changes)
This chart features wonderful ensemble 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.