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Not So Fast

Grade 2      Swing      Composer:Paul Baker      Price:$45     


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This chart takes it easy on the tempo, but it still swings hard. Harkening back to the era of Quincy Jones’ association with the Count Basie Orchestra, this chart opens with a relaxed piano melody which is soon taken up by the full bodied sax section. A powerful shout chorus follows the trumpet, tenor sax, and alto sax soloists before the piano once again recaps the melody. But, not so fast! The ensemble returns to bring the chart to a strong finish. Trumpet range is written G on top of the staff.

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