Jazz Suite

Instrumentation: Big Band 5(doubles in altos),4,4,4
Playing time: 17'
Copyright 1983
Jazz Suite (3 movements) (Opens in a new tab)
Instrumentation: Big Band 5(doubles in altos),4,4,4
Playing time: 17'
Copyright 1983
Jazz Suite (3 movements) (Opens in a new tab)

Jazz Suite was composed for great student student musicians in the 1982/1983 MacJazz Big Band at Macalester College.  The suite has three movements: 1. Spurning the Moment, 2. Clouds, and 3. Inversion Blues.  Spurning the Moment uses a tone row; Clouds is infused with whole-tone scales and clusters; Inversion Blues presents an inverted blues progression along side the norm. 1st alto doubles flute and 2nd alto doubles soprano sax or clarinet.

Parts are available upon request.

Jazz Suite

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