TROMBONES AND RHYTHM SECTION - PAGE ONE

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These original tunes are written for 5 or 6 trombones, piano, bass and drums, as indicated. One of the trombones in each case is a bass-trombone. In most of them, there is a lot of space for jazz improvisation. These trombone arrangements are all played regularly by
BILL'S BONES, a band run by Bill Guy.
All this music is free...but a donation to a charity instead would be appreciated.   Click in circle to play tune and stop it.  To refresh the page, click on the yellow Scored Changes logo or press ctrl+F5  To download, click on the word and you will be directed to Google Drive. Log in or register (it is quick and easy to do so. Then you will see all the trombone arrangements which you can download by clicking on one of the charts and then clicking on the middle icon.

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Tim Can   (5 or 6)   393KB  (pdf file size)      - not for the faint-hearted   download

Through the eyes of a child  (5 or 6)    194 KB       - jazz waltz (a popular one)   download

Hear more, see more  (5 or 6)    264KB       - bossa nova download

Guy's Fawk Night  (5 or 6)    274KB       - fast swing with colla voce section download

Jerry's hat-trick  (6)    403KB       - lots of solo space and ensemble passages download

Spot the Paul   (6)    290KB       - foot-tapping one download

The world according to Rumsfeld  (6)    297KB       - gets fast and quite tricky download

El niño y la niña  (6)    260KB       - interesting one to play download

The Artful Roger  (6)    335KB       - show tune with funky passage download

And his mother called him "Willy"  (6)    495KB       - funky with long swing section download

Tim waits for Nieman  (6)    322KB       - spotlight for 2 of the trombones download

For Razzaq   (6)    227KB       - good timing needed download

What if.... (6)    283KB       - solos on sequence and modes download

Easy come, easy go (5 or 6)    226KB       - bouncey tune download

   Here is a recording of  Bill's Bones  playing the entire arrangement of this tune.

Personnel: Bill Guy, Doug Lougan (lead tbn), Paul Nieman (soloist), Tim Wade, Alan Seymour, Jasper Franklin - trombones,
Paul Whitten - bass, John Wood - drums, Paul Busby - piano.


Here is a clip of Bill's Bones taken in 2011. It's a tune arranged by Jasper Franklin (the little fellah - second left).

To finish off this page, here is a link to a video clip which will appeal to trombonists everywhere
Click here and then on video and scroll down (pull down brown scoller) to last call


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