Caravan (For Percussion Nonet with Optional Bass Guitar). Composed by Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, and Juan Tizol. Arranged by Jeff Moore. For Multi Percussion Ensemble. Percussion - Ensemble. Alfred's Pop Percussion Ensemble Series. Jazz. 22 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.37482).
ISBN 0739080709. Jazz.
Duke Ellington's masterpiece, "Caravan," has long been a favorite of musicians and audiences. Jeff Moore has arranged Ellington's classic song for nine percussionists and optional bass guitar. This arrangement sets the familiar "Caravan" melody in different styles, including rock, soca, and bebop. All of the keyboard percussionists are featured, as well as breaks to showcase the drumset and auxiliary percussion performers. This piece combines classic jazz and world music grooves that are sure to please everyone at your next concert.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
This title was performed at the 2011 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.