Score and Parts
Blue Note: CDP 7 92997 2 / Recorded April 24 & 25, 1989
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|1st Part||Trumpet 1|
|2nd Part||Trumpet 2, Alto Sax|
|3rd Part||Alto Sax, Tenor Sax|
|4th Part||Tenor Sax, Trombone|
|5th Part||Trombone, Baritone Sax|
|Rhythm Section||Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar|
Like OTB, Blue Note's Superblue recordings feature today's leading contemporary jazz figures. BLUE BOSSA by KENNY DORHAM Arranged by Don Sickler Medium bossa OCTET INSTRUMENTATION 1st part: Trumpet 1 2nd part: Trumpet 2, Alto Sax 3rd part: Alto Sax, Tenor Sax 4th part: Tenor Sax, Trombone 5th part: Trombone, Baritone Sax Rhythm Section: Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar FULL SCORE This arrangement of a Kenny Dorham classic gives the melody to the trumpet and tenor sax in octaves with percussive backgrounds played by the rest of the horns throughout. There are backgrounds for a trumpet and tenor solo as well as a chorus of trading between the ensemble and these two soloists. This a great arrangement for featuring a trumpet/tenor duet. SOLOS: The solo changes are straightforward, outlining basic progressions in C minor and D-flat major. difficulty level arr: medium solos: medium-easy OTHER RECORDINGS Art Farmer "The Time And The Place" Columbia 38232 Clare Fischer "Free Fall" Discovery 921 J.J. Johnson "Quintergy" Antilles 422 848 214 Joe Henderson "Page One" Blue Note 84140 Kenny Burrell "Moon And Sand" Concord 4121 Tommy Flanagan "Best Of Tommy Flanagan" Pablo 2405 410 and many more!
KENNY DORHAM (1924-1972). A founding member of The Jazz Messengers, along with Art Blakey, Horace Silver and Hank Mobley, Kenny replaced Clifford Brown in Max Roach's Quintet in 1956. Prior to that, he played with Dizzy Gillespie and Billy Eckstine and was part of Charlie Parker's group in 1948-1949. In the 1950s and '60s he made nearly 2 dozen records as a leader, including such Blue Note classics as "Whistle Stop," "Una Mas," and "Trompeta Toccata" (each with compositions of the same name), with sidemen including Joe Henderson, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Hank Jones and Art Taylor. He later studied music at the graduate level at NYU and wrote film scores. His compositions, including "Fair Weather," "Lotus Blossom," "Prince Albert" and "Blue Bossa," have been recorded by Clark Terry, Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Art Farmer, Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Don Friedman, J.J. Johnson, Jimmy Heath, McCoy Tyner, Lou Donaldson, George Benson and by most of his former sidemen, among others.