Once Up the Floan Pole

Instrumentation: Jazz Band (5,4,4,4)
Playing time: 3' 30"
Copyright 1987
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The “Floan Pole” is the flagpole at the edge of George and Christina Hart’s idilic place on Gull Lake.  I wrote the piece using an old piano covered in white leather.  The style is reminicent of Fletcher Henderson, one of the great early big band composers.

Parts are available upon request.