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Funkie Moon | Big Band arrangement

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Big Band arrangement | 13 horns (4+5+4) | 8 rhythm (2 guitars, bass, 2 keys, drums, 2 percussion players) | strings (violin I, violin II, viola, cello). Written and arranged by Stefan Redtenbacher, Pete Whitfield, Paul Jordanous, Peter Tomasso.

Includes unlimited streaming of Funkie Moon via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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‘Funkie Moon’ Big Band arrangement for 13 Horns (4 trumpets, 5 saxophones, 4 trombones), 8 rhythm (2 guitars, bass, 2 keys, drums, 2 percussion players) and a string section (violin I, violin II, viola, cello). Note in regards to the string players – the more the better:-) This PDF counts 92 pages.

Description | This New Orleans riff based tune by American drummer Smokey Johnson (1936-2015) is always a crowd pleaser. It features trumpet (ideally with plunger mute) and guitar.
Style | half-time shuffle, Jazz Funk
Tempo/Feel/Key | 90BPM, 16th slightly swung, key of E
Grade | Advanced horns, medium for rhythm section
Ranges | Trumpets 1-4: F#6, C#5, C5, C5, Trombones 1-4: B4, G4, C4, G3
Credits | Written and arranged by Stefan Redtenbacher, string arrangement by Pete Whitfield, original horn arrangement by Paul Jordanous & Stefan Redtenbacher, adapted for Big Band horns by Peter Tomasso & Stefan Redtenbacher. Music copying by Phil Knights from GED Music.

Includes unlimited streaming of Funkie Moon via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

Watch the RNCM Session orchestra – an ensemble of RNCM music students and the Funkestra – perform ‘Funkie Moon’ from ‘The Time Thief’. This performance is without a string section.

Read Stefan’s blog about this concert HERE.

Watch the Upper Austrian Funkestra – an ensemble of young music students and some of their teachers perform ‘Funkie Moon’ with a full string section.

Contact Stefan if you’d like a standard size Big Band arrangement for 13 horns (4 trumpets, 5 saxophones, 4 trombones) and a 4 piece rhythm section (gtr, bass, drums, keys) or other alternations to suit your band’s line-up.

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