Title:

Birmingham Bounce (Charlie Shavers)

Product code:

2103

Style:

Swing

Tempo:

160

Grade:

Medium / Advanced

Duration:

3 minutes

Trumpets 1-4:

Eb6, Eb6 (F6 opt), Bb5, A5

Trombones 1-4:

Bb4, Bb4, Bb4, Gb4

Vocal:

Eb3 - Gb4 (10 steps)

Vocal Key:

Eb

Transcribed by:

Myles Collins

PDF Score sample:

Audio sample:

Description:

Birmingham Bounce is a postwar chart from the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, featuring the singing and fiery Trumpet of Charlie Shavers. This is a very good dance chart and has a lot of nice features in the arrangement - Vocal stops, hand claps, powerful ensemble passages, a solo spot for Tenor and some screaming Trumpet licks too. As the name suggests, this chart really bounces along. We have rated it Medium / Advanced, as the Trumpet soloist has a written high F and the Trombones need to reach Bb. Birmingham Bounce is a refreshing change to the usual vocal fare. The key is Eb and would suit a high Baritone or an Alto.

Price

£29.95
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