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Samba Nova

Grade 3      Samba      Composer:Torosian/Arr. Baker      Price:$50     


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A breezy samba melody suited for a beach in Rio while melodic counterpoint plays in the sand. Following a funky half time interlude the trumpet takes the first solo, followed by the tenor sax (or piano or guitar). Both solos can be played using only a concert Bb major scale. Following the solos, the drums (or optional congas) trade phrases with the ensemble before moving on to a sax soli and shout section. Trumpet range is to written B natural.

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