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Joy Spring

  Clifford Brown renown jazz trumpeter was also a prolific composer. As you are probably aware, Joy Spring his most popular composition remains a favorite of jazz audiences everywhere. Joy Spring written in 1954 just 2 years before his death,…
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Milestones

Cool jazz is synonymous with West Coast Jazz. Actually, West Coast Jazz is often used as a code word indicating white jazz. Furthermore, the East Coast hard bop school musicians dominated by blacks, expressed prejudice against white musicians claiming “they…
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Duke

Duke Ellington orchestra produced some of the greatest jazz music ever played. What’s even more, musicians who played with Ellington were held in high esteem, they were the best on their instruments. Duke Ellington orchestra was based in New York…
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Night in Tunisia Big Band

Do you wonder which black composers and jazz standards are almost always associated big bands? In all honesty, if you know anything about jazz music, mention Dizzy Gillespie’s big band and Night in Tunisia comes to mind. Dizzy Gillespie’s black…
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Stompin’ at the Savoy

Listen click music player to stream song   Big Band Details Sheet music download for the big band classic Stompin’ at the Savoy is here, ready for you to download. Arguably the most dominant of melodies that emerged from the…
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