Jazz Bis

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Jon Metzger

General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c.
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $48.00   |   Score Only - $0.00


Chromatic Blue Affair (swing style)
More Blues (bossa nova feel)
Monty’s Line (fast samba)


Player I: Vibraphone
Player II: Marimba
Player III: Marimba
Player IV: Bass Marimba (or bass guitar)
Player V: Drum Set

Program Notes

With the ensemble forming a rhythm section, you can bring in a guest artist or even showcase the talents of one of your students on vibes.

The ensemble forms a rhythm section with the marimbas and vibraphone comping chords, the bass marimba playing a bass line, and the drum set keeping time. Bring in a guest artist or showcase the talents of one of your students.




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Just Ask - Vibraphone
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On Verchiel's Wings - Vibraphone, Percussion Trio
Riversong - Vibraphone
Spiral Passages - Marimba
Stories - Percussion Quartet, voice, Piano
Zoroastrian Thunder - Percussion Octet, Tenor Saxophone, Guitar, Bass

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