Title:King Porter Stomp (Benny Goodman)
Duration:3 mins 15 secs
Trumpets 1-4:Eb6, Eb6, A5, E5
Trombones 1-4:C5, F4, D4, C4
Transcribed by:Myles Collins
Description:Here is the rousing King Porter Stomp - the Fletcher Henderson arrangement for the Benny Goodman Orchestra, featuring solos for Trumpet, Trombone and Clarinet. We have written out all of the original solos, including Benny's extended Clarinet solo, though the chords are included should your players wish to improvise. This chart is written for Clarinet, 2 Altos, 2 Tenors and we have augmented it up to 8 brass, from the original 5. This is a fine chart from the time when the Goodman band regularly topped the polls and Benny was 'King of Swing'. Technically not too demanding for the band, precision with the articulations and phrasing is needed is you wish to reproduce the authentic feel. Enjoy!