Swanee River - Score only by Stephen Foster (1826-1864). Arranged by Rob Vuono, Jr.. For jazz band. FJH Beginning Jazz Ensemble. Score only. Full set (score and parts) also available: JE4080. Grade 1.5. Score only. Composed 2003. Duration 3:02. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.JE4080S).
Rob Vuono continues to show why his beginning jazz arrangements are so popular. This clever arrangement with a bossa flavor is ideal for teaching basic concepts of this unique style. Very easy to play, and a good change of pace from the swing and rock charts programmed on your concert.
About FJH Beginning Jazz Ensemble
Appropriate for first-year jazz ensembles. Playable with as few as 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, and rhythm section. Pieces consist mostly of ensemble writing. Written solos are provided along with suggested parts for rhythm section and drum set. Guitar chord guide included. Grades 1 - 1.5