Character is added by the use of swing, a special rhythmic way of dealing with quavers. Take a listen to the bands of such leaders as Benny Goodman and Glen Miller.
Grooves & Co is a progressive collection of 12 pieces that aims to introduce brass (plus drum kit and percussion players) to the fun and benefit of ensemble playing. Each piece is groove-based and takes as its source numerous World Music styles.
With this in mind at Superbrass HQ, we have opted for a 3 part flexi approach, allowing for a balancing of the ensemble – from 3 players to 30+ players.