||"Close Encounters of the Jazz Kind" was written by Tom Fisher in 2002. This is an intermediate level percussion ensemble scored for: Marimba; Vibes; Chimes; Timpani; Drum Set; Conga Drums. The players get a chance to use Flexatones, Finger Cymbals and Temple gongas well. Your students will love this one.
Close Encounters of the Jazz kind is an interesting ensemble for Five or more performers. It combines interesting special effects with Jazz motifs and familiar jazz solo quotes. Medium plus in difficulty. A fun ensemble to perform.