St. Louis Blues composed by W.C. Handy (1873-1958). Arranged by Victor Goines. Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble; SmartMusic. Jazz for Young People Series. Conductor Score & Parts. 94 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.26899).
Composer/arranger/educator Victor Goines has arranged this blues tune by W.C. Handy as a swing with Latin-rumba interludes. A clever update of a classic, check out the stylistic contrasts he writes along with the written solos for trumpet 2 and trombone 1. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff. This arrangement is correlated and discussed in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz for Young People Curriculum. An original and creative chart. This title is available in SmartMusic.