Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Gunslinging Bird
Add to Wishlist

Gunslinging Bird

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Stage Band
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

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

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!

Today's News
  • STANTON’S SPOTLIGHT: The Witching Hour

    STANTON’S SPOTLIGHT: The Witching Hour

    by Ken Tilger, Band Education Specialist It’s already October, and I can’t think of a better way to start the month than by shining the Stanton’s Spotlight on The Witching Hour by Randall Standridge for concert band. It’s my favorite,... Read More ›

  • Hallowe’en Time!

    Hallowe’en Time!

    For musicians, it’s Hallowe’en time!  That’s because we have to practice to play for those special occasions, so our holidays start earlier.  Stanton’s has a great selection of easy to intermediate piano solos and books for Hallowe’en.  Some piano teachers... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.