Monday Night Confession: small jazz ensemble

Andrew Robson (Composer)

Research output: Non-traditional research outputComposition

Abstract

This composition is inspired by early jazz and blues styles with a strong influences from the early work of Duke Ellington and early jazz rhythmic feels. These are approaches that the World According to James have often hinted at so this composition is a more deliberate attempt to push the ensemble into these areas.

Instrumentation: Alto saxophone, trombone, piano, tuba (bass), drums.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Ability to improvise on a blues form
Written for: World According to James
Commission note: This piece was composed for James Greening's Quartet 'The Word According to James'.

First performance: by James Greening, Andrew Robson, Max Alducca, Toby Hall — 31 Jul 23. Church Street Studios, Camperdown, NSW
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Australian Music Centre
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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