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The Road Out West

Grade 2      Rock      Composer:Marcus Wilcher      Price:$45     

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This wonderfully musical chart in the style of Pat Metheny features a light rock/straight 8th groove as a foundation for a beautiful, soulful tune that conjures images of a lonesome road. Inventive harmonies and contrapuntal techniques provide interesting parts for all sections. Written solos are provided for guitar (or vibes, trumpet) and alto sax (or tenor). After the solos, the ensemble builds to a rousing recap of the melody and ending. Trumpet range to written F. Trombone to F.