This modern straight eighth note feel composition for proficient groups is inspired by the music of Gil Evans and Bob Brookmeyer. Set in a medium tempo, the broad harmonic and melodic landscapes give the players sufficient freedom to express themselves through interaction with one another.
A quick study of the score reveals a style of orchestration that doesn’t conform to the norm. Thematic material is often stated by instrument groupings of two and three players, versus dividing into sections (sax, trumpet, trombone). Duration 10:00