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Five-Note Jive

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Ed Kiefer

Ed Kiefer

Subtitle: For Flexible Wind Band with Electronic Track

General Info

Year: 2014 / 2020
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: ½ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


1. Return of the Gladiators
2. Hot Cross Beatz
3. Jingle Them Bells!

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Trumpet

Part 2

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Horn in F

Part 4

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Horn in F

Part 5

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • String Bass

Timpani (optional)
Percussion I-II-III (optional), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Xylophone

Pre-recorded backing track


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Five-Note Jive is a delightful collection of three tunes for beginning flex band and optional electronic accompaniment that utilizes only the first five notes of the B-flat major scale. The three tunes are Return of the Gladiators, Hot Cross Beatz, and Jingle The Bells!.

- Program Note by publisher

Performance Notes

Each part is transposed and playable by a multitude of wind or keyboard percussion instruments while maintaining the spectrum of sound we have grown to love about the wind band.

Commercial Discography

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