Are you an Ellington lover like me? If so, you've probably heard his piece "Concerto For Cootie," the trumpet feature written to display the talent of Cootie Williams.
Do take a listen:
For a school project this last year, I took the full score of this piece and created a reductive sketch for study purposes. In this sketch, I combined the saxes onto a grand staff and the brass onto a grand staff. You can see how Ellington scores each of the sections as well as play the voicings on piano for your own educational purposes.
I thought I'd share it with you:
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