The Northern Ontario Suite: 1. Ionosphere - Joe Sullivan
Composer: Joe Sullivan
Product Code: WWM-134
(Score and Parts)
Instrumentation: Big Band (5,4,4,4)
Style: Swing/Even 8ths
Solos: Tenor, Guitar, Trumpet
Range: Trumpet 1 to E (written), Trombone 1 to high C
This first movement of The Northern Ontario Suite is inspired by the aurora borealis (the "northern lights"). Written in multiple sections, this is a colourful and challenging chart, with a solo spot for tenor and guitar to improvise together, and additional space for trumpet and guitar solos.
Tenor 1 doubles on Soprano.