BIG BAND ARRANGEMENTS FROM
THE EAST SUSSEX JAZZ SUITE

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All are free...but donations to charities such as Amnesty International or UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) would be appreciated instead. More information on the background to these pieces can be found here.   .Click on Download and then left click on the one you want on the new page.    Scroll down and click on Save linked content as...Alternatively you can print them straight off.    To refresh the page, click on Scored Changes logo (above, left) or press ctrl+F5.   You may have to swap parts to suit the best soloists in the band. Please note that the guitar parts are add-ons and not necessary if there is no guitar in your band. Please note that cues and directions are given on piano in case the piano-player is also the leader. 

Anderida    474KB       download

Conventional line-up. A first alto feature.

Beachy Head    1,202KB       download

A difficult long piece with solos for piano and 1st tenor. Tricky ensemble passage. Listen to the whole piece on   youtube  here

Bonfire    1,196KB       download

Baritone player on flute throughout. Solos for all of the saxes and third trumpet. The ensemble passage should be quite manageable with a bit of running through. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

Friars Walk    756KB   download

A feature for all the trombone players. Hear/See most of the tune on youtube here

Mantell-piece    1,074KB       download

1st alto on clarinet, 2nd tenor on soprano, baritone on flute. Solos for soprano, and all the trumpet players. Very high bass part might suit bass guitar player better (is quiet). Here is a recording of the whole piece. I've not added it before as it is not very good and there were a few mistakes but it might help my friends in Brazil who play the piece.

My Sussex Home    551KB       download

A ballad feature for the 1st tenor. Here the whole arrangement on youtube here.

Shore Thing    898KB       download

1st alto on soprano, 1st tenor on soprano, Solos for 3rd trumpet, and sopranos. Listen to the whole piece on   youtube  here

South Downs    536KB       download

Baritone on flute. No solos. Long piano introduction in nasty key - so needs to be looked at beforehand. It can also be played without the piano intro - to hear this on youtube, click here.

Saint Dunstan    898KB       download

A 2nd tenor feature. An accelerando ensemble section needs to be gone through a few times, but is not difficult. Needs a bass guitar rather than bass. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube   here

The lady from Eastbourne    932KB       download

Baritone on flute. Solos for 2nd trumpet, 1st trombone and bass.

The long man of Wilmington    1078KB       download

Baritone on flute. The altos could play clarinet - extra parts provided. Sound good with string bass player and bass guitarist, but string bass can be omitted. Solos for flute and bass trombone.

The Weald World    803KB       download

A feature for 2nd tenor. Long piano introduction in nasty key - so needs to be looked at first.Solos for 3rd trumpet, and sopranos.

Yes?    239KB       download

Very short piece (16 bars) No solos. Horns must be in tune! Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

We wun't be druv    334KB    download

Very short piece. No solos. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

Shags    738KB      

Conventional line-up. A feature for 2nd Trombone and 2nd Tenor. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

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