St. Louis Blues composed by W.C. Handy (1873-1958). Arranged by Ziek. For brass quintet (2 Bb trumpet, Horn in F, trombone and tuba). Grade 4.5. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 40 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.19032).
Brass quintets will really enjoy this version of W.C. Handy's iconic song of 1914. Popularized through the years by countless jazz artists -- Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Count Basie, Art Tatum, Billy Eckstine, and so many more -- this swinging arrangement captures all the spirit and energy of this great jazz classic. Duration 2:40.