I don't smoke (small jazz ensemble with vocalist)
by Louise Denson (2007)
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This swing tune was inspired by the 1937 standard Gone with Wind (Wrubel/Magidson). It has three tonal centres (Bb, D, Gb), and the melody utilizes the chromatic language of bebop. This arrangement includes a vocalese after the theme, which can be doubled on piano if desired.
Instrumentation: Drumkit, bass, piano, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, alto voice.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Ability to solo over jazz changes at a medium up tempo
First performance: Sep 07. CD launch for "Portrait", Turnaround Club, Bowen Hills QLD
The composer has noted the following styles, genres, influences, etc assocaited with this work:
Swing, straight ahead jazz
Lyrics by the composer.
- In the form/style of: Jazz
Performances of this work
16 Dec 2018: at Brisbane Contemporary Jazz Orchestra features the music of Louise Denson (Brisbane Jazz Club). Featuring Louise Denson, Brisbane Contemporary Jazz Orchestra.
Sep 07: CD launch for "Portrait", Turnaround Club, Bowen Hills QLD
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