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Half the Fun

By Billy Strayhorn

Jazz Ensemble - Grade 5
Composed by Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) and Duke Ellington (1899-1974). Jazz Ensemble; Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Essentially Ellington: Jazz at Lincoln Center Library. Jazz. Part(s); Score. 68 pages. Alfred Music #00-JLC9806. Published by Alfred Music (AP.JLC9806).

Item Number: AP.JLC9806


Warner Bros. Publications is proud to present this important new series, Jazz at Lincoln Center Library. Each selection was selected by the Center's musical director, Wynton Marsalis, for Essentially Ellington: The Annual Jazz at Lincoln Center High School Jazz Band Competition. Each transcription is direct from the recordings of the immortal Duke Ellington, and they are not only authentic, they are perfect for your jazz ensemble. Features information about the original recording, rehearsal notes from Jon Faddis and Brent Wallarab, and performance suggestions from Wynton Marsalis. These classic tunes represent jazz at its finest!

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Edward Kennedy Ellington
    New York, NY
    Difficulty Level:
  • February 04, 2001 Cool Song

    Not extremely difficult, but with a challenging Alto Sax 1 part...and a cowbell. A nice piece!

    13 of 27 people found this review helpful.
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