Velvet Couch (arr.)

Music of Sally Greenaway

This big band arrangement of Stefon Harris' The Velvet Couch is a dynamic fusion of jazz, funk, and soul, complete with a melody that has great attitude. It takes inspiration from Harris' album The Grand Unification Theory and captures its driving rhythm section parts and quirky horn lines. Get ready to feel that funky groove with this fun arrangement that everyone in the band will enjoy!

Category: Jazz: Trio, Large Ensemble, Big Band;
Instrumentation: Big Band (with doublings): Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, 2 Tenor Saxes, Baritone Sax, 4 Bb Trumpets, 3 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Rhythm Section (Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum) and optional Vibraphone. The solo passage features Soprano Sax and Trumpet 2.
Year: 2012
Work duration: 3min 30sec
Difficulty/level: Grade 3-4

Versions of this work appear in these recordings

Dig This: Exploring the Big Band
Sally Greenaway
Released 2013

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