Composed by
Jock McKenzie
Arranged by
£ 15.00 

Showboating = Showing-off This is intended as a showcase piece to display technical virtuosity and rhythmic control in a musically fun context.

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Showboating makes use of many cliché Balkan musical traits, not least it’s shifting use of the 7/8 time signature.

Due to all things Covid-19 related this piece was written to challenge students to record their part remotely to a 7/8 click track. Hence, no rall's or accel's just the proverbial ‘**** off a shovel constant driving pulse.

Jock McKenzie

“Another impressive offering then from Superbrass, and a worthy successor to their excellent debut disc”

Dr. Gavin Dixon

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Kenneth Crookston
British Bandsman

“Exploding onto the brass music scene with their debut album ‘Under the Spell of Spain’, the depth of versatility and virtuosity within the ranks of Superbrass has firmly secured it's place as one of the greatest large brass ensembles of all time”

Tom Davoren
Brass Band World

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Don Lucas
Boston University writing in the International Trombone Association Journal

“All cleverly arranged and beautifully played, with excellent sonics.”

John Sunier
Audiophile Audition

“An absorbing selection of refined choices and inspirational highlights. Marvellous."

Keith Ames
The Musician (MU)
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