Such Sweet Thunder Music
This is the classic New Orleans arrangement recorded by Jelly Roll Morton and the New Orleans Rhythm Kings in 1923. It’s a wonderful example of the exciting polyphonic style that Jelly Roll perfected. Although the harmonies are simple, the language of jazz is all there.
Nonet Instrumentation: Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Cornet, Trombone, Banjo, Piano, Tuba, Drums.
Solos: Cornet, Clarinet
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