Flugelhorn thad jones guitar barry galbraith, sam brown 2 piano roland hanna. In 1965 thad and drummer mel lewis formed their awardwinning jazz orchestra. Sammy nestico ade azikwe, john coltrane central park west arr. Groove merchant vanguard jazz orchestra jerome richardson the vanguard jazz orchestra.
The charts included in this selection guide are those that i have. The thad jonesmel lewis jazz orchestra was a jazz big band formed by trumpeter thad jones and drummer mel lewis in new york in 1965. For the next years this amazing band became an american jazz institution. Use it as a luxury playalong, together with the free pdf sheet music with the. Print and download in pdf or midi groove merchant thad jones mel lewis orchestra. View profile view forum posts private message senior member join date jan 2011 posts 314. Groove merchant by composer performer, jazz ensemble. Thad jones wind machine sammy nestico click on your part to open the pdf. Belwin groove merchant 2 medium easy musicians friend. And even better, it is actually quite suited for trombone. Groove merchant click for mp3 soprano gumina solo alto 2 cashdollar tenor 1 blazek tenor 2 thompson bari rzeszutko trumpet 1 whitt trumpet 2 waggoner solo.
The groove merchant live 1994 remaster, a song by thad. This is one of the best studio jazz bands that played in new york. Recorded by the thad jonesmel lewis jazz orchestra on the central park north album. Made famous by the thad jonesmel lewis band, this accessible version has a gospel rock groove that fits perfectly. Free sheet music for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone. Three and one e maj7 am7 a maj7 fm7 m am7 fm7 g7 gm7 adim7 fm7 e 61b. Groove merchant, there is a definite shift with the jones saxophone section. The groove merchant thad jones mel lewis orchestra 1969. Print and download in pdf or midi groove merchant jerome richardson. Listed in teaching music through performance in jazz gia publications and recorded by the thad jonesmel lewis jazz orchestra on their central park north album, this great collaboration between band member jerome richardson composer and thad jones arranger has become an established standard for better bands. The prancing opener, second race, features the consistently inventive hanna, trumpeter.
Groove merchant saxophone soli youtube 6 steps to big band writing with steven feifke duration. The groove merchant the theme has an a section of 16 bars and a b section of 20 bars. Played at about 2 bpm with straight eighths, this chart is packed with goodies. Swiss radio days volume 4 recorded 969, released 1996 tcb 02042 vanguard jazz orchestra, thad jones legacy recorded 515299 new world 805812 david demsey. B b tenor saxophone doubles 1st trombone 2nd baritone horn t. Chart recomendations for school jazz ensembles don zentz i have compiled the following list of jazz charts over the past 25 years as a recommendation resource for secondary school band directors.
John fedchock drums frank foster 456 ethan hetrick jazz lab ensemble i mark buselli, director jerome richardson the groove merchant dave slonaker point of. Dear all, shawn gave me the opportunity to choose this month totm. The swinging big dipper and ambitious title cut bring central park north to a satisfying close. Jerome richardsons groove merchant arranged by rich sigler is a gospel rock groove that fits perfectly. Thad jones biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Rachel has scored this fine original to feature the s. Groove merchant thad jones mel lewis orchestra sheet music. As recorded by the thad jonesmel lewis orchestra on the album new life, this fast swing opus starts with a fullband statement and a short piano solo before the flugelhorn soloist steps into the spotlight.
Thad jones arrangements list the living jazz archives at. Reminiscent of the great thad jonesmel lewis band, this tune settles into a nice groove after a tongueincheek intro thats sure to bring back visions of the groove merchant. Groove merchant thad jones groove merchant thad jones just wrote it out from the real book and thought id save you the trouble last edited by pdxdjazz. Thad jones is known for his brilliant music for big band, and groove merchant is one. Played at 2 bpm, with straight eighths, this chart is packed with goodies like writtenout solos for trombone and trumpet, lead trumpet range to written g on top of the staff, a few clever modulations, and a great development section. Groove merchant words and music by jerome richardson arranged by rich sigler c flute b b clarinet vibraphone tuba doubles bass horn in f doubles 1st trombone 1st baritone horn t. Fullfat superhip lines with intense voicings, this is thad at his best. Groove merchant, jazz big band arrangement, kendor music and thousands more titles. I wanted an easy to play groovy tune and have choosen this composition of the great jerome richardson see also this article by tim price for more information on jerome richardson. Thad jones is known for his brilliant music for big band, and groove merchant is one of my favorites. Listed in teaching music through performance in jazz and recorded by the thad jonesmel lewis orchestra on their central park north album, this great. Thad jones plays the fluegelhorn so beautifully on a child is born. About cherry juice digital sheet music for jazz band, complete collection.602 386 761 305 1384 12 1206 216 361 1446 1278 590 322 74 882 1289 417 1100 224 1193 33 920 23 694 512 664 772 315 216