Strike Up the Band composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Arranged by Ralph Ford. Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble; Masterworks. Jazz Band Series. 20th Century; Broadway; Jazz; Masterwork Arrangement; Standard. Grade 3. Conductor Score & Parts. 108 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.JEM00059).
Hold on for this swinger! Ralph Ford's powerhouse chart will bring out the energy and excitement from any band. Ideal for your opener or closer at concert or festival, Gershwin's well-known tune moves constantly and Ralph Ford's flag-waving chart moves right along, too. Each section in the band has plenty of non-stop swingin' action from top to bottom, including jazz solos provided for trumpet and tenor sax. This one is guaranteed to be a showstopper. Very clever, very good, and very hot!