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4BR Shop: Red Vest Man

Fancy getting all jazzed up with the great Buddy Bolden hit — as played by the brilliant Superbrass group

RedVest
  Buddy Bolden always wore a red top for his performances...

As featured in their recent brilliant concert appearance with Foden's and Elland Youth Bands, the Superbrass ensemble's performance of 'Red Vest Man', made a huge impression.

Now is your chance to perform it.

It was composed as a dedication to cornet player Buddy Bolden, one of the first great jazz musicians. He was reputed to always perform wearing a red vest.

Perfect jazz

The piece is a New Orleans funeral march, something Bolden would have been called to do many times in his career. It starts with a slow mournful march, featuring solos from trumpet and trombone and finishes with a joyful 2nd line New Orleans rhythm.

Around 8 minutes long, its perfect for First and Second Section level bands – or those with a bit of jazz ambition in their musical souls....

Price: £45.00

To purchase: https://4barsrest.shop/product/red-vest-man/

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