Three and One by Thad Jones. For jazz ensemble plus Solo Flugelhorn. Jazz Summit Series. Bright Swing. Advanced. Score and set of parts. Duration 5 minutes, 40 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.4940).
As recorded by the great Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra on the album The Jazz Orchestra, this bright swing journey for experienced ensembles begins with a unique trio feature -- bari sax, flugelhorn, bass -- then presents each member of the opening trio in full-length solo choruses. An extended soli requires precise playing from the sax section, and the chart ends with a brief reunion of the opening trio before a dramatic ritard and final chord. Rhythm section parts are partially notated with chords cued. Duration 5:40.