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Jazz Variants

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John Beck

John H. Beck

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General Info

Year: 1972
Duration: c. 8:05
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boston Music Company
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $24.99


Full Score
Percussion I-VII (7 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bell Tree (or Wind Chimes for Player IV)
  • Bells
  • Bongos (2)
  • Chimes
  • Cowbell
  • Drumset
  • Guiro
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourines (3: 1 rock and 2 normal)
  • Tom-toms (4)
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone (with motor)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

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Commercial Discography


State Ratings

  • Indiana: 113 - Large Percussion Ensembles
  • Ohio: 651 - Percussion Ensemble A


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Beck, J. (1972). Jazz Variants for Percussion Ensemble [score]. Boston Music Co.: Boston, Mass.