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Herding Cats

Grade 3      Swing      Composer:Paul Baker      Price:$50     

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Featuring a melody line that bounces from part to part within the the ensemble, this medium tempo Bebop “blues with a bridge” keeps the conductor on his toes Herding the Cats in the band. Lots of open solo space allows for numerous soloists and an a capella chorus features the horn section. A flag-waving shout chorus leads to a Basie piano ending. Trumpet range to written high C. Trombone range to G.