Misty - Young Jazz Ensemble (grade 2) - score & parts
|Publisher||ALFRED PUBLISHING CO.,INC.|
all time favorites
jazz, blues, ragtime & swing
|Arrangement:||score + parts|
small ensemble (up to 10 musicians)
band & orchestra
|Format:||set (score + parts)|
|Series:||Young Jazz Ensemble|
Jazz pianist Errol Garner wrote this classic ballad. Everyone will recognize this unforgettable melody as you show off your lead alto sax and first trumpet in the solo spotlight. Designed for younger groups, this chart has easy ranges and rhythms, but a powerful ensemble sound makes the big band sound come alive. Mike Lewis's fine arrangement is the perfect way to expose your young players to phrasing, style and a timeless jazz standard. Works with reduced instrumentation and optional parts.
Erroll Louis Garner (1921–1977) was American jazz pianist and composer who was one of the most famous and successful jazz musicians in the world during his lifetime. Erroll Garner was self-taught, he started playing the piano at the age of three and had his first professional performance at the age of seven. Over the course of his career, he developed an original and unmistakable piano style. He wrote almost 200 songs, his most famous song is "Misty", which is ranked 15th in the list of the best songs of the 20th century.