Moonwater blues : Moonwater blues#2
by Gai Bryant (1999)
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Moonwater is a 12 bar minor blues. It has a stop chorus to keep things interesting for beginning improvisors. There is a sample bass line, sample piano comping patterns and sample solos available for this chart. Parts can be doubled if needed. A 12 bar blues is a staple part of any jazz repertoire. A lot of fun can be had learning this form.
Instrumentation: 2 trumpets or clarinets, 1 flute, 2 saxophones, 2 trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Medium — lots of triplets, solo bass introduction using double stops
First performance: by Gai Bryant Quartet — 1999. Bennett's Lane, Melbourne
Performances of this work
1999: Bennett's Lane, Melbourne. Featuring Gai Bryant Quartet.
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