How High The Moon (From "Two For The Show"). By Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis. Arranged by Lennie Niehaus. For 4 flutes. Jazz. Grade 4. Duration 3 minutes, 20 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.14546).
Through the years this tune has been one that all jazz players have learned and played. In the mid-1940's the late, great Bird (Charlie Parker) wrote a tune on its chord changes called "Ornithology" -- in the introduction of this quartet arrangement and throughout the development of the material therein, influences of Bird's famous tune are present. This setting contains a great deal of linear material, melodies for all, a great shout chorus, and a jazz solo written out with chord symbols in case the player wants to stretch out and do their own thing. Duration 3:20.