muted brass | doubling | woodwinds | flugelhorns


Woodwinds can be used in clever ways in big band charts. In most cases woodwind parts are not essential to the success of the arrangement, but instead, can add a change of texture that one could not get in any other manner.

In the example below, the addition of the soprano sax and flutes provides a lighter feel and an interesting texture.

Meaning of the Blues (concert pitch)

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