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Gunslinging Bird

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Jazz Ensemble
Composer Mingus, Charles
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Arranger Slagle, Steve
Grade 5.5
Series Charles Mingus Big Band

Price: $60.00

Catalog #07010394

UPC code: 073999641424

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The opening cut from the Mingus Big Band CD “Gunslinging Birds” is this raucous and blistering jazz waltz. Mingus wrote this piece as a tribute to Charlie “Bird” Parker with the subtitle “If Charlie Parker were a gunslinger there'd be a whole lot of dead copycats”. This chart doesn't hold anything back!

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