Super Fast and Easy Warm Ups for Big Band

Price: 
$60.00

Super Fast and Easy Warm Ups for Big Band

Arranger/Composer: 
Item Code:
BMJ022
Publisher: 
Brolga Music

In the first few minutes of rehearsal, Super-Fast and Easy Warm Ups for Big Band helps the band make a satisfying, cohesive sound from the outset, while learning (or consolidating) some of the most important elements of big band playing. The collection is a simple and fun way to establish good musical habits and improved listening in your young musicians, building confidence in their own sound and reading skills from the beginning of your rehearsal.

Program Notes

Many of us have young, developing big bands with short rehearsal time. Often a young band doesn’t get to create a ‘good’ ensemble sound until well into the rehearsal and sometimes not at all when wading through charts that are challenging for the youngest players.

In the first few minutes of rehearsal, Super-Fast and Easy Warm Ups for Big Band helps the band make a satisfying, cohesive sound from the outset, while learning (or consolidating) some of the most important elements of big band playing. The collection is a simple and fun way to establish good musical habits and improved listening in your young musicians, building confidence in their own sound and reading skills from the beginning of your rehearsal.

Grade Level: 1
Copyright: 2016

Listen to Recordings

Latin Chord Rhythm
Rock Chord Rhythm
Shuffle Chords
Shuffle Rhythm
Swing Chords
Swing Rhythm

Sample PDF

  • Super-Fast and Easy Warmups - Sample Score.pdf
  • Instrumentation

    Alto Saxophone 1
    Alto Saxophone 2
    Tenor Saxophone 1
    Tenor Saxophone 2 (optional)
    Baritone Saxophone (optional)

    Trumpet 1
    Trumpet 2
    Trumpet 3 (optional)
    Trombone 1
    Trombone 2 (optional)
    Trombone 3 (optional)

    Guitar (optional)
    Piano
    Bass
    Drums
    Vibraphone (optional)

    Alternate/Optional Parts:
    C Flute
    French Horn (Trombone 1)
    Baritone T.C./Tenor Saxophone (Trombone 1)
    Tuba