Jazz Ensemble - Grade 6
As Performed by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. Composed by Johnny Marks. Arranged by Gordon Goodwin. Jazz Ensemble; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Gordon Goodwin Series. Christmas; Jazz; Sacred; Winter. Score. 20 pages. Duration 3:18. Alfred Music #00-43705S. Published by Alfred Music (AP.43705S).
Item Number: AP.43705S
English. Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (adapted by Johnny Marks).
Gordon Goodwin's "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" is played at a medium swing around 120 BPM. The lead trumpet range is up to written high G, there are terrific shout choruses, a few modulations, and solo space for all saxes, trumpet 4, and trombones 1 and 2. Excellent! (3:18).