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Boston Bernie

Boston Bernie


Ensemble: Big Band + Vocalist (range Bb3 to F5) or Featured Soloist* (see more info section below)


Level: Advanced Collegiate / Professional


Description: A contrafact of the standard “All the Things You Are,” this treatment of Dexter’s “Boston Bernie” supports a vocalist or soloist, a solo section with background figures, and a brass soli intertwined with a drum solo. Original lyrics to this melody were pinned by Kris’s mentee Anaïs Samuels while she was a student of his at the University of Utah.


Please note: this is a digital product. You will not receive any printed sheet music, but a .zip file that includes .pdf files of all of the parts, the score, and a reference recording MP3.

Sax Trumpet Trombone Rhythm
Alto Sax 1 Trumpet 1 Trombone 1 Guitar
Alto Sax 2 Trumpet 2 Trombone 2 Piano
Tenor Sax 1 Trumpet 3 Trombone 3 Acoustic Bass
Tenor Sax 2 Trumpet 4 Bass Trombone Drum Set
Baritone Sax     Vocalist or Soloist



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