Island Breeze - for concert band
Concert Band - Digital Sheet Music

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Concert Band - Level 1 - Digital Download

SKU: A0.1092868

Composed by John McAllister. Classical,Contemporary,Folk,Multicultural,World. Score and parts. 26 pages. John McAllister #696970. Published by John McAllister (A0.1092868).

Island Beeze is a light and fun piece for beginning band. Using only basic combinations of quarter and eighth notes, this piece is quite achievable by young players. The melodies and harmonies give a very “island” sound and the percussion really sells the fun. Island Breeze utilizes cabasa, claves, maracas, and congas--all common instruments found in band rooms. If needed, substitue instruments (i.e. tom drums instead of congas). Every section gets to play melodic passages, including the low brass. There is also a short percussion break with clapping to change things up a bit. Note: there is only one dynamic written at the beginning. If the performing ensemble is ready for more, add some! This piece would be a great addition to brighten up a young band concert! This piece directly correlates with the Foundation Warm-Up Series. This series is designed to follow most beginning band methods. The early sets focus primarily on airflow, common patterns, and reinforcing concepts presented in the method books. As the series develops, the sets become more like a traditional band warm-up, including long tones, flexibility exercises, articulation, scale patterns, and a chorale.

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