Sometimes You Just Have To Fly by Les Aldrich. Jazz ensemble. Audio recording available separately (items CL.991-2009-01 & CL.991-2009-02). Grade 2.5. Extra score. Composed 2009. Duration 3 minutes, 22 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.032-3847-01).
"Sometimes You Have To Fly Away" by Les Aldrich is a beautiful ballad that you can use to feature any instrument. Includes solo parts for alto and tenor sax, trumpet and trombone and a C instrument part that is playable by flute, guitar or vibes. The lush sounding orchestration will make your students sound like pros. Ranges are modest, and only a minimum instrumentation is required. A winner for your young jazz ensemble!