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Afro Blue

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Jazz Ensemble
Desc Afro Latin In 3
Composer Mongo Santamaria
Arranger Michael Sweeney
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Series Easy Jazz Ensemble
Grade 1.5
Catalog # 07010985

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Afro Blue Composed by Mongo Santamaria. Arranged by Michael Sweeney. For Jazz Ensemble. Published by Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. (Catalog # 07010985, UPC: 073999867343)

Easy Jazz Ensemble – Grade 2

With an almost hypnotic 3/4 rhythmic pattern, here is an effective yet easy version of this standard made famous by John Coltrane. The saxes are featured on the first chorus then the brass get a chorus of their own. The simple solo section (using a single scale) makes this a great training piece for improvisation (sample solos are provided for all keys). A marvelously unique offering at the easy level!

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