Blues fur Elise by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Arranged by Erik Morales. For jazz band. FJH Intermediate Jazz Ensemble. Full set (score and parts). Score only also available: JE4098S. Grade 3.5. Score and set of parts. Composed 2004. Duration 3:31. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.JE4098).
This clever chart is unlike anything out there and really grooves! Based on Beethoven's ever-popular fur Elise, this jazz waltz is based on a C minor blues progression with a shout chorus in 4/4. Optional vibraphone is included to give a little color to the typical jazz instrumentation. Don't be one of the few that miss out on this one - once you hear it, you'll be hooked!
About FJH Intermediate Jazz Ensemble
Appropriate for high school jazz ensembles. Lead trumpet ranges are modest and occasionally include optional notes for more accomplished players. Written solos are provided along with suggested parts for rhythm section and drum set. Guitar chord guide included. Grades 3 - 3.5