Blackbird - Jazz Ensemble / score + parts
|Publisher||Hal Leonard Corporation|
|Arrangement:||score + parts|
|Cast:||band & orchestra|
|Genre:||pop, rock & contemporary|
|Format:||set (score + parts)|
|Series:||Hal Leonard Jazz Ensemble Library|
Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to create a truly outstanding effect. The theme is stated simply in the beginning on trumpet, followed by an array of orchestrational textures and harmonies.
John Lennon (1940-1980) was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who became known worldwide as the founder and guitarist of The Beatles. Together with Paul McCartney, they formed one of the most successful songwriting teams in the history of popular music.
Paul McCartney (*1942) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and producer who became famous as the lead singer and bassist of The Beatles. In collaboration with John Lennon, they became one of the most successful songwriting teams in the history of popular music. After The Beatles broke up in 1970, he embarked on a solo career. McCartney is one of the most successful songwriters and performers of all time.
|No. of songs:||1|
|Size:||23 x 30 cm|