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Selections from "Chicago"

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John Kander

John Kander and Fred Ebb (arr. Ricketts)


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Subtitle: A medley including, And All That jazz, Cell Block Tango, Roxie, We Both Reached for the Gun


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Mallet Percussion
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Music from this academy award-winning movie harkens back to the early jazz age and raucous life style of gangster-era Chicago. This well-scored arrangement opens with a bluesy trumpet solo and includes feature spots for all sections of the band as it winds through the hits from the show. Includes: And All That Jazz; Cell Block Tango; Roxie and They Both Reached for the Gun.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Brazil (Ind.) Concert Band (Matt Huber, conductor) – 9 June 2019
  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire University Band (Randal C. Dickerson, conductor) – 1 May 2019
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City) Concert Band (Nolan Hauta, conductor) – 28 April 2019
  • Oak Ridge (Tenn.) Community Band (Shaun Salem, conductor) – 10 February 2019
  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco) (Robert Calonico, conductor) - 2 September 2018
  • Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, Calif.) Concert Band (Greg Stoll, conductor) – 10 March 2018
  • Ithaca (N.Y.) College Campus Band (Benjamin Rochford, conductor) – 1 March 2018
  • Sequim (Wash.) City Band (Tyler Benedict, conductor) – 5 November 2017
  • Lodi (Calif.) Community Band (Art Holton, conductor) – 10 June 2017
  • Encore Concert Band (Makena, Ill.) (Bill Schuetter, conductor) – 7 May 2017
  • Arkansas (Farmington) Winds Community Concert Band (Chal Ragsdale, conductor – 29 April 2017
  • Oakland (Calif.) Municipal Band (Troy Davis, conductor) – 7 August 2016
  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Budd, conductor) – 5 June 2016
  • Lone Star Symphonic Band (Katy, Texas) (Bob Bryant, conductor) – 28 February 2016
  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco)(Michael L. Wirgler, conductor) - 9 June 2013
  • Coastal Communities Concert Band (Robert C. Fleming, conductor) - 4 April 2013 (ACB’s 35th Annual Convention (San Ramon, Calif.))
  • Buffalo high School Concert Band - 3 December 2012


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Kander, J.; Ebb, F.; Ricketts, T. (2003). Selections from Chicago : a medley including, And all that jazz, Cell block tango, Roxie, We both reached for the gun [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee.