With Gratitude composed by Madsen. For standard jazz ensemble plus vibes. Doug Beach Jazz Ensemble Series. Jazz waltz. Medium Advanced. Score and set of parts. Duration 7 minutes, 39 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.43483).
Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2012 Illinois All State Jazz Ensemble, this is Chris Madsen's first chart for Doug Beach Music. A great change of pace for medium advanced groups, it features a wonderful jazz waltz feel and solo opportunities for alto, tenor, trumpet, guitar, and/or vibes. Rhythm section parts are partially notated with chords cued. Duration 7:39.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
This title was performed at the 2011 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.