Trumpet: Eb6, Trombone: C5
Alto 1 is featured on this piece honoring saxophonist Gerry Niewood, commissioned by the Humanities Center and College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University. An earthy rubato opening gives way to an aggressive jazz waltz, interspersed with playful references to Niewood's tune "Joy".
Standard Big Band (5/4/4/4)
Optional vibes part available upon request.