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The Blues and Beyond (2008)

The Blues and Beyond – Concerto for Trumpet and Bass Trombone with Orchestra

in three movements

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Instrumentation

  • 2 Flutes (Fl 2 doubles on piccolo
  • 2 Oboes (Ob 2 doubles on English horn)
  • 2 Clarinets in Bb
  • Bass Clarinet (Mvt. III only)
  • 2 Bassoons
  • Contrabassoon
  • 3 Trumpets in C
  • 4 French horns in F
  • 2 Tenor Trombones
  • Bass trombone
  • Tuba
  • Pipe Organ
  • Piano
  • Electric Bass with Amp (this part notated as combo bass solo in the orchestral double bass part
  • Violin I
  • Violin II
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double bass
  • Timpani
  • Percussion 1: Glockenspiel, Concert snare drum, Congas high and low, Timbales (Bar 180), Tubular Bells, Tenor Drum
  • Percussion 2: Snap Cymbal with soft mallets, Tam Tam on Gong Ratchet, Tambourine, Triangle on stand with clamp
  • Percussion 3: Drum set
  • Solo Trumpet
  • Solo Bass Trombone

Reviews / Comments

Read Chris's blog for thoughts on "The Blues & Beyond"
https://chris-brubeck-blog.tumblr.com/post/180721034945/the-blues-beyond

The Blues & Beyond by Chris Brubeck - Mvt. II from 2018 performance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGpiY1oB11g&ab_channel=ChrisBrubeck