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Startin’ Sumthin’, originally scored for wind quintet and commissioned in 2012 by Jenny Cline and the Monmouth Winds, is a modern take on 1930’s swing jazz and meant to be a fun retro-ride. To arrive, take the Louis Jordan highway, merge onto the Lionel Hampton causeway, turn right on the Jump Jazz expressway and exit when the harmonies start to get a little coarse and dense.

Here, transcriber Trevor Butts blasts out the swingin’ fun for large scale wind ensemble, adding deliciously spicy tidbits of his own creation along the way!

Startin' Sumthin' for Wind Ensemble trans. Trevor Butts

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