Title:Seventh Avenue Express (Count Basie)
Duration:2 mins 35 secs
Trumpets 1-4:D6, C6, C6, E5
Trombones 1-4:Bb4, Bb4, Bb4, D4
Arranged by:Buck Clayton
Transcribed by:Myles Collins
Description:This tune was written and arranged by Buck Clayton. Our chart has been transcribed from Basie's 1947 Victor recording (20-2003). It is a fast tempo swinger featuring improvised solos from Piano, Tenor, Trumpet and Trombone, with Basie's Piano intro and little licks and fills written out on the part. Aside from the opening and the close, the Bass part is to be played from the chords. The speed of this chart will need players with nimble fingers and tight sectional skills, plus good soloists in order for the end result not to sound ragged. Whilst this is not an easy chart to play, it will give your featured soloists a chance to shine. There are no sax doubles.