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Brass Quintet

By The Canadian Brass

Brass Quintet (Brass Quintet)
Brass Quintet. By The Canadian Brass. By Duke Ellington (1899-1974). Arranged by Luther Henderson. Brass Ensemble. Jazz, Swing. Score and Parts. Published by Canadian Brass (HL.50489969).

Item Number: HL.50489969

ISBN 1423485173. 8.5x11 inches. The Canadian Brass Ensemble Series arr. Luther Henderson.

Three of Ellington's best in the same masterly arrangements recorded by The Canadian Brass: The Cottontail Caper • Sophisticated Lady • It Don't Mean a Thing.

“These favorite Duke Ellington tunes...are for high school players and beyond who can perform shakes, accents, rips, lip trills, muted licks, and extreme range (high C in the first trumpet part).”--The Instrumentalist

  • Cotton Tail 
  • It Don't Mean a Thing (If it ain't got That Swing) 
  • Sophisticated Lady 

SCORE 32 pages

BB TRUMPET 1 16 pages

BB TRUMPET 2 16 pages

F HORN 16 pages

TROMBONE 16 pages

TUBA 16 pages

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  • 5

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  • August 02, 2014 The Indispensable Luther Henderson

    When Luther Henderson passed away, we lost an American treasure. This collection was obviously intended to show the different sides of Duke Ellington. Though it was probably a labor of love, Luther Henderson not only captured him, he demonstrated the craftsmanship of a truly great arranger. The work titled It...

    Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got that Swing! alone is worth the price. If you want to wow your audience or show what kind an ensemble you have, this is it. You can hear this on either Canadian Brass recordings Brass on Broadway (with rhythm) or Take the A Train (without rhythm section).

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