||"Mood Indigo" the classic ballad made famous by the Duke Ellington Orchestra was arranged by Al Cobine in 1985 and is now available through Really Good Music, LLC. This is straight out of the Cobine Big Band Book. Never published until now. Scored for: Alto (Sop.), 3 tenors, Bari.; 4 Trpts. w/Flugel doubles; 3 Troms.; Piano. Gtr., Bass, Drums. Starts in Eb, then 4 bars in G, then finishes in Db. Wonderful colors, use of duos, trio and quartets with the magic Cobine touch. Benny Carter slurs, scoops and bent notes abound. This arrangement will give your group a condensed Jazz History lesson. Great music from the giants of jazz.
Available as a PDF.