Long-Lost Frenemy : big band
by Jenna Cave (2016)
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This is a contemporary jazz work for either large jazz ensemble or big band. It has a heavy rock feel and features tenor sax on a driving opening riff and as soloist. The overall form is an ABA, the first and last sections contain the rock feel, mostly in 4/4, and the moddle section is in 6/4 over a repeated guitar motif.
The big band version also features a guitar solo.
The 10-piece version also features a drum solo
Instrumentation: 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 bass trombone, piano, guitar, bass, drums.
Duration: 7 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by the 2016 Sydney International Jazz Festival.
First performance: by Divergence Jazz Orchestra — 18 Feb 17. SIMA Summer Jazz, Seymour Centre, Sydney
- In the form/style of: Jazz
Performances of this work
18 Feb 17: SIMA Summer Jazz, Seymour Centre, Sydney. Featuring Divergence Jazz Orchestra.
4 Jan 16: Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival, Foundry 616, Ultimo. Featuring Sydney Women’s Jazz Collective.
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