Glenn Miller: American Patrol (Sheet Music for Swing Band)

Glenn Miller: American Patrol (Sheet Music for Swing Band)

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This chart broadly follows the ever popular Glenn Miller version, but with no doubling in the Saxes and a simplified intro and ending. It is in the same bright swing style throughout, with all sections playing and no solos. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout.

Big band charts with individual parts written for:

8 brass (ie 4 trumpets, 4 trombones)
5 saxophones (ie 2 alto, 2 tenor, baritone)
optional flutes, clarinets and horn in F
4 rhythm (ie keyboards, guitar, bass, drums)

Key: Eb/F/Eb
Level: Medium Easy
Written by: Glenn Miller

ABOUT THE CY PAYNE SWING BAND COLLECTION
Introducing exciting new instrumental and vocal charts by Cy Payne for student / amateur bands, featuring 8 brass, 5 saxes (no doubling required) and 4 rhythm, plus 3 optional flutes, 3 Bb Clarinets and horn in F.

Cy Payne is one of the UK's most experienced professional arrangers, with over 50 years' experience of writing and directing for many leading artists, West End shows, films and TV. He has also written many charts for top military bands, including the massed bands for the Trooping of the Colour.

For the past 10 years he has directed and written many arrangements for the Downham Market Swing Orchestra, which is a mixed ability amateur band. We have selected a few of his instrumental and vocal charts for this new Swing Band series, presenting some of the all time great standards in a very playable format, with carefully chosen keys and brass ranges. There are no open jazz / improvised solos.