The King Of The Jungle | Big Band arrangement
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, Pete Tomasso.
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The King Of The Jungle 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 102 pages.
Description | This is traditional Blues Shuffle in Bb with a a small twist, i.e. the 2nd chorus is always 13 bars long, rather than the standard 12. This is also an homage to the style of the Count Basie Big Band. Dynamics play a key role in this piece, in particular in letter F. Featured instruments are the Hammond, guitar, tenor sax and a trio improvisation between trumpet/tenor sax/trombone.
Style | Medium up Blues Shuffle (160BPM)
Grade | Medium Advanced
Ranges | Trumpets 1-4: E#6, Eb6, C6, C6, Trombones 1-4: Bb4, Bb4, Bb4, Bb3
Credits | Written and arranged by Stefan Redtenbacher, string arrangement by Pete Whitfield, horn arrangement by Peter Tomasso and Stefan Redtenbacher. Music engraving by Phil Knights (GED Music).
Includes unlimited streaming of The King Of The Jungle via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
Watch the Upper Austrian Funkestra perform this tune – an ensemble of music students and their teachers. This includes a string section of 4 violin I players, 3 violin II players, 2 viola players and 3 cellists.
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). Small ensemble versions (4 piece rhythm section and one or two horns arrangements) are also available.