Blues for JD and the Gang by Mike Carubia. For jazz ensemble (5 saxophones, 8 brass, 4 rhythm (opt. flute) [4-3-2-3]). Jazz Arrangements Series. Blues. Grade 3.5. Score and parts. Duration 3 minutes, 2 seconds. Published by SmartChart Music (S3.SCM-042).
Commissioned by Jim Dragovitch, director of the GW Hewlett HS Jazz Ens., this 16 bar tune features a unison melody carried by the trombones & tenors and plenty of Full Ens with short stop time before the solo sections. Medium tempo jazz in Bb.