The Skipping Tune is an exercise in the creation of compelling music without dominant chords. In spite of the lack of conventional functional dominant/tonic harmony, the music has rhythmic and harmonic momentum. It’s an exciting but difficult virtuoso piece, and the solo changes present particular challenges.
Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass and Drums (Add. Info: Alto Sax/Flute; Bari Sax/Bass Clarinet)