October Suite: 1. The Prelude - Joe Sullivan
Composer: Joe Sullivan
Product Code: WWM-101
(Score and Parts)
Instrumentation: Big Band (5,4,4,4)
Style: Swing / Afro-Cuban
Solos: Piano (and/or Alto Sax)
The first of three pieces that make up the "October Suite", dedicated to Slide Hampton. This is a multi-section work with an open solo section for piano (the changes are also cued in the 2nd Alto part) and lots of material to challenge the ensemble. In addition to the full score, a conductor's sketch is also included. 1st Alto doubles on Soprano Sax.