St. Louis Blues-Trumpet Quartet

Composer- W.C.Handy / arr.Chidester
Length- 2:39
Difficulty- M+
Range- M
Endurance- M
Finger technique- M+
Counting ability- MD
Ensemble difficulty- M+

To play this correctly one must observe the comment “HEAVY FOUR BEAT”. This is especially true when playing quarter notes. Think of the quarter notes as being performed by a bass drum with the heavy plodding pulse.

Each solo is shared by the players for interest and added long longevity of the individuals.

Listen to example-

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