||"Some Characters and Incidents are Ficticious" for Jazz Ensemble was written by Keith Karns in 2011. This tune is loosely based on Charles Mingus’ composition "Peggy’s Blue Skylight". "Some Characters and Incidents are Fictitious".
Composed by Keith Karns for the Keith Karns Big Band
Difficulty level: Medium-Advanced
This is a medium tempo contrafact on the Charles Mingus composition Peggy’s Blue Skylight. The band starts out swinging but the solo sections are over a straight eighth note vamp on D-9 and Eb-9. All solos are in the Tenor 1 and Trombone 2 parts. Four trumpets, four trombones, five saxes, no doubles, no guitar part. Highest lead trumpet note is concert D above the staff.