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John Kander

John Kander and Fred Ebb (arr. Ted 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
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
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 from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • South Florida (Fort Lauderdale) Pride Wind Ensemble (Dan Bassett, conductor) - 14 May 2022
  • Albuquerque (N.M.) Concert Band (John Sanks, conductor) – 4 May 2022 (ACB 2022 Annual Convention (Santa Fe, New Mexico))
  • Cleveland (Ohio) Youth Wind Symphony Group II (Mark Awad, conductor) – 1 May 2022
  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire University Band (Randal C. Dickerson, conductor) - 29 November 2021
  • 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


Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • 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.