Sheet Music: Performance Parts
Odd time in Mali : for jazz big band / Jenna Cave.
by Jenna Cave (2006)
Odd Time in Mali is a catchy West African influenced work for big band. It is based on an interesting rhythmic pattern which alternates between bars of 4/4 and 5/4 which initially heard on a recording from Mali. The piece moves into a 4/4 Cameroonian-derived Makoosa feel for the improvised solos. Like a lot of West African popular music a Calypso flavour can be heard
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 17 performance parts (75p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — tricky West African inspired rhythm section groove with consecutive bars alternating between 4/4 and 5/4
Duration: 9 min.
First performance 2006. Moruya Jazz Festival, NSW
This edition produced Feb 13.
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