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    Off Duty - John Dankworth - Len Jenkins

    The late John Dankworth (1927-2010) made a string of recordings in the 1960s that have since come to be regarded as some of the finest British jazz of their time. Amongst these is his composition 'Off Duty' which was recorded in the 1960s when the influence of pop and rock on jazz was at its height and instruments such as the bass guitar were beginning to be incorporated into jazz's vocabulary. At this time and almost subconsciously, a Dankworth 'pop' style also evolved. This was a balanced marriage between jazz and pop which is here demonstrated in 'Off Duty' thanks to the ingenious and original orchestration by John Dankworth, and the faithful arrangement for Brass Band by one of his fans, Len Jenkins. The title is interesting as John loved to play with words. 'Off Duty' could mean relaxing away from work, but could also carry the implication of something not attracting taxation.... a sort of 'duty-free'. About the same time, the Dave Brubeck Quartet produced the seminal 'Take Five'... so could this be John's take on that title, suggesting a short break? Which meaning fits best for you? The piece would best suit the capabilities of a brass band playing at the standard of Third Section or above.

  • £65.00

    Precious Stones - Ruud Vermeij

    A 3-movement concert suite by European composer Ruud Vermeij, comprising 3 contrasting musical episodes, each one taking the form of a precious stone. Quartz (mvt.1) features a syncopated bass with a magical melody over the top, whilst Diamond (mvt.2) is a beautiful and highly lyrical musical affair. The Rock (mvt.3) is a joyous romp with an almost 1960s Musak flare, bringing Precious Stones to a rather pleasing and satisfying close.

    Estimated delivery 5-7 days
  • £34.99

    Scooby Doo (Where Are You?) (Score & Parts) (Brass Band/Score & Parts) - Ben Raleigh

    A classic arrangement of the theme tune to the 1960s cartoon , arranged for brass band by Andrew Duncan.

    In stock: Estimated delivery 1-2 days
  • £9.99

    Scooby Doo (Where Are You?) (Score) (Brass Band/Score)

    A classic arrangement of the theme tune to the 1960s cartoon , arranged for brass band by Andrew Duncan.Brass Band Grade 4: Advanced Youth and 3rd Section

    In stock: Estimated delivery 1-2 days
  • £29.95

    I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - Jonathan Bates

    DIFFICULTY: 1st+. DURATION: 3 minutes. This spiritual is one of the most popular anthems to come out of the civil rights movement in the US, and became an almost unofficial anthem for the movement when Nina Simone took on the song in the 1960's. This arrangement plays on the more positive and hopeful nature of achieving true freedom and peace. This piece was composed for Jaren Hornmusikkforening as part of their programme for the 2018 SIDDIS Championships held in Stavanger, Norway. .

    In stock: Estimated delivery 1-2 days
  • £44.00

    A Whiter Shade of Pale - Brooker - Rob Ares

    The large collection of pop music from earlier years gives us a fantastic repertoire. The Scherzando series Pop Classics makes use of these great tunes to allow bands the opportunity to play big hits of yesteryear. A Whiter Shade of Pale, with which the British band Procal Harem had a big success in the 1960s, is a good example of this type of material. This classic song is arranged by Rob Ares.

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days

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    Walk on By - Bacharach - Haakon Esplo

    "Walk on By" is an American song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.It was written for Dionne Warwick. Her recording was released in April 1964 to great success.It reached a sixth place on the American Billboard Hot 100 list and a first place at Cashbox 'R & B. The song was a short time on Top 10 on the Billboard Easy Listening List. Warwick also recorded a German version entitled "Geh vorbei".Like many of Warwicks Bacharach-composed songs from the 1960s, many cover versions were made. Some of them with great success all over the world.Solo Options:Vocal | Flute/Oboe | Bb Clarinet | Altosax | Tenorsax | Trumpet/Cornet | Eb-horn | F-horn | Euphonium/Trombone BC | Euphonium/Trombone TC

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days

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    Proud Mary - Thijs Oud

    At the end of the 1960s the group Creedence Clearwater Revival wrote many successful numbers, many of which were covered by various artists. Proud Mary - one of their best known songs was covered many times and this arrangement by Thijs Oud is based on Tina Turner's performance. For the musicians this is a fantastic piece to play. Each section has a challenging, yet satisfying part. For the audience this well-known and stirring number is a smash!

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days
  • £72.00

    Walk on By - Bacharach-David - Haakon Esplo

    "Walk on By" is an American song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It was written for Dionne Warwick. Her recording was released in April 1964 to great success.It reached a sixth place on the American Billboard Hot 100 list and a first place at Cashbox 'R & B. The song was a short time on Top 10 on the Billboard Easy Listening List. Warwick also recorded a German version entitled "Geh vorbei".Like many of Warwicks Bacharach-composed songs from the 1960s, many cover versions were made. Some of them with great success all over the world.Solo Options:Vocal | Flute/Oboe | Bb Clarinet | Altosax | Tenorsax | Trumpet/Cornet | Eb-horn | F-horn | Euphonium/Trombone BC | Euphonium/Trombone TC

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days
  • £34.95

    MacArthur Park - Jimmy Webb

    Jimmy Webb's MacArthur Park pays a nostalgic tribute to an area of Los Angeles. During the 1950s and 1960s, local people would gather in the park to get away from the thriving metropolis. People had the opportunity to take a picnic, play outdoor checkers and backgammon, or ride on the motor boats around the lake. Barry Forgie's exciting arrangement is sure to become a popular addition to the brass band repertoire.

    Estimated delivery 5-7 days