In the Doghouse
Jazz band - Grade 2.5
Composed by Erik Morales. Jazz Band. FJH Developing Jazz Ensemble. Score and set of parts. Duration 4 minutes. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.JE4128).
Item Number: FJ.JE4128
In the Doghouse is inspired by a combination of two grooves, boogie-woogie and shuffle. This piece is an important teaching tool for these styles of music and showcases all the elements of your ensemble. The piano provides a boogie-woogie feel that is simplified and easy for young jazz students to learn. Trombones and bari sax also add to the rhythm section ostinato. Saxes carry out the melodic duties with support from trumpets.
About FJH Developing Jazz Ensemble
Ideal for middle school jazz ensembles and smaller high school programs. Playable with as few as 4 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, and rhythm section. Written solos are provided along with suggested parts for rhythm section and drum set. Guitar chord guide included. Grades 2 - 2.5