Black and White Rag by George Botsford. Arranged by Red McLeod. For saxophone quartet (2 altos, tenor and baritone saxophones). Ragtime, Jazz. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Duration ca. 3 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.15933).
Written in 1908, this great ragtime classic features all the elements you'd expect -- a moderate tempo, steady beat, syncopated rhythms, and an irresistible melody. Changing dynamics and strategic articulations must be carefully observed for a stylistically authentic rendering. Duration ca. 3:30.