Inspired by Hank Mobley’s blues tune “Dig Dis”, this chart features a flexible instrumentation and optional solis for the horn sections, making it very playable but versatile in terms of difficulty. This is a great vehicle to explore the blues and swing idioms, for both the ensemble and soloists.
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Standard Big Band (5/4/4/4)
Playable with minimal instrumentation: 2 Trps, 1 Trb; Alto, Tenor and Bari saxes; Piano, Bass and Drums. Optional vibraphone part.
*Piano voicing and bass line is written down in the chart.