Chattanooga Choo Choo arranged by Jeff Hest. Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble. Premier Jazz Series. Grade 4.5. Conductor Score & Parts. 120 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.JEM00033).
Here's Glenn Miller's super hit authentically transcribed and re-created by Jeff Hest! This one is a must-do chart to teach the distinctive Glenn Miller sound and style. Its unique arrangement can be done either as an instrumental version without vocals or with the traditional and original vocal group parts. This is an important song in the Miller legacy, and Jeff Hest is the master of transcriptions/re-creations of big band classics. The vocal part is re-written for C, B-flat, or E-flat instrumental lead with all the harmony and voicings meticulously notated, and vocal group parts with lyrics are included, too. The audience and the band will love this chart. You can't lose!