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When I'm Gone

By Wayne H. Christensen III (Lyrics by Geraldine P. Christensen)

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Piano, Trumpet, Voice, Soprano Voice, Jazz Ensemble, Keyboard/Synthesizer, - Intermediate
Composed by Wayne H. Christensen III (Lyrics by Geraldine P. Christensen). Christian, Spiritual, Jazz, Blues, Pop. Score, Sheet Music Single. 8 pages. Published by Wayne Howard Christensen III (S0.22418).

Item Number: S0.22418

My mom wrote this poem in 2007 when she was going through chemotherapy to treat her breast cancer. She was reminiscing about a day when her grandsons Ian (7) and Zachary (4) had accompanied her with bongo drums, maracas and tambourines as she played her Yamaha Clavinova to a Latin beat. She said it was so much fun and they had such a good time! From her poem I have tried to create a song that captures the essence of their experience. It is written for voice, trumpet, and piano. I am sure other instruments could be added. I incorporated little variations of When the Saints go Marching in to portray their jam session while also alluding to my mom as a Saint who will always be with us in spirit no matter what. When she marches into Heaven I am sure she will be asking Jesus what he wants for dinner. :) For every purchase of this song I will donate one dollar to Breast Cancer Charities of America.

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