String Quartet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Thomas Oboe Lee. 21st Century, 20th Century, Romantic Period, Jazz, Latin. Score. 35 pages. Published by Thomas Oboe Lee (S0.10433).
Item Number: S0.10433
YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/user/thomasoboelee/videos
The work, as indicated by the title, is in seven parts. Formally, the first, third, and last - respectively, the Prelude, Interlude, and Postlude ... all of which are quiet and meditative in mood - are like pillars that hold the whole work together, into place. The inner sections consist of pieces inspired by and in homage to four influential and important jazz artists - a Be-bop theme in the style of Horace Silver, a jazz waltz à la Bill Evans, a bossa nova Antonio Carlos Jobim could've written, and a variation of a Jaco Pastorius punk-funk groove.
The whole structure looks like this:
I. Prelude: Meditative
II. Post-bop: To Horace Silver
III. Interlude: Chorale
IV. Jazz Waltz: To Bill Evans
V. Bossa Nova: To Antonio Carlos Jobim
VI. Punk funk: To Jaco ...
VII. Postlude: Prayer
Audio link: https://thomasoboelee.bandcamp.com/album/seven-jazz-pieces-1991
Video link: https://youtu.be/bWmXLp-Jsk0
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