Begin the Beguine composed by Cole Porter. Arranged by Mike Crotty. Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble; Part(s); Score. Premier Jazz Series. Jazz. Grade 4. 84 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.36055).
Arranged especially for the USAF Airmen of Note, this exciting chart packs in solis with some tight harmony, lush chords, and remarkable motives. A tenor sax solo feature with a ballad intro moves into a straight-eight groove at around 160 BPM. Lead trumpet has a high D and the (electric) bass and guitar parts will challenge your students.