Fair weather, for big band

I’m just finishing off turning my transcription of the Benny Golson tune ‘Fair Weather’ into an arrangement for big band. I’ve included most of the elements of the small band version from Chet Baker’s ‘In New York’ album, expanded on the contrapuntal theme slightly, put a drum solo at the start and trumpet one in the middle. I really enjoy the chords on this tune — mostly made up of various 2-5s in C Major, but with temporary shifts into an E Minor tonality at the just the right points to make it awesome.


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