Mercurio (small jazz ensemble with vocalist)
by Louise Denson (2009)
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This work is for small Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble. It is a descarga in a fast 3:2 clave.
Instrumentation: Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble: Bass, drumkit, congas, piano/keyboard, alto saxophone, trumpet/flugelhorn, mezzo-soprano voice.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Fast salsa, knowledge of clave and Afro-Cuban music necessary. Melody has large range and big leaps, particularly challenging for the voice.
First performance: 2010. Spiegeltent, Brisbane Festival, part of Jazz on Sunday series presented by Jazz Queensland Inc.
The composer notes the following influences, genres, styles, etc. associated with this work:
Highly commended, World Music category, QSong Awards, 2010
- In the form/style of: Jazz
Performances of this work
2010: Spiegeltent, Brisbane Festival, part of Jazz on Sunday series presented by Jazz Queensland Inc.
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