The Bird

Arranged by John LaBarbera

Grade 5

Jazz Ensemble Conductor Score & Parts


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This adaptation of the Charlie Parker classic features a fast swing tempo and the bop-style lines you’d expect, but it also pays tribute to Bird by casting selected horns in intimate, combo-like settings within the full ensemble format. The solo work goes to lead alto, and alternating sax and brass solis culminate in a shout that takes this chart out strong.
Style: Fast Swing

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Weight 1.75 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 1.5 in

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