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LOW RIDER (War, 1975) - for pep band, basketball band, jazz combo, small jazz ensemble; Lowrider

By War

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Pep band, basketball band, jazz combo, small jazz ensemble, stand band, spirit band - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
By War. Score, Set of Parts. 14 pages. Published by Bandroom.com Publications (H0.288173-535).

Item Number: H0.288173-535

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Great for pre/post-game or half-time at Basketball games, this classic rock tune is known by all. The wind parts are incredibly easy, but the Electric Bass part (a standard in the repertoire!) is a bit more difficult.

Included are two different parts for Alto Sax (to double Trumpets or Trombones) and Bari Sax (to double Trombone or Electric Bass).

The highly-flexible "BcP-Flex" scoring* imitates the classic rock band sound by using only 4 "instruments/voices" - lead, rhythm, bass, and drums:

Lead: Flute, Clarinets, Alto Sax (flex-option), Trumpets

Rhythm: Alto Sax (flex-option), Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone, TC Baritone

Bass: Electric Bass, Bari Sax (flex-option)

Drums: No drum set part is written as it is often easier to get the drummer to "pick-up" the tune by listening to the chart.

Parts are formatted to fit in a flip-folder, but print on letter-sized paper if you prefer to use 3-ring binders.

Easy keys with multiple courtesy accidentals and well-marked rehearsal numbers reduce the amount of time needed in rehearsal and improve performance.

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* Other high-energy titles (with actual band recording excerpts) in the BcP-Flex format available here on SMP as digital downloads (search term: BcP-Flex):

Barbara Ann (Beach Boys)
Blitzkrieg Bop (Ramones)
I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown)
Low Rider (War)
My Sharona (The Knack)
Oye Como Va (Santana)
Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes)
Tequila (The Champs)
That’s the Way I Like It (KC & The Sunshine Band)
What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction)
Wooly Bully (Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs)
YMCA (Village People)
and a great, simple setting of
The Star-Spangled Banner (USA National Anthem).

(Please forgive any odd word spacings as Sheet Music Plus continues to improve their web software)

Note: If you don't use Electric Bass and that part is not playable by your tubas, send me an email and I will transpose the part and pdf it to you (find contact info at www.bandroom.com). For the  few bucks royalty ($3.60!) I end up with if you buy this, I wanted to wait to see if someone purchases it before investing more time. Thanks for understanding.

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