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Nick Page - Ba Ba Doo Ba (A Jazz Improv)



Accompaniment:      A Cappella
Composer:      Nick Page
Music series:      CME Conductors Choice
Music Category:       Vocal Jazz
Format:      Sheet Music
Dimensions:      10.50 X 7.00, 4 pages
Item Code:      48004914

There are three sections to the piece. The audience can join in singing the opening groove. When the conductior or leader form the chorus gives the signal, the chorus goes into a second section. Because of the improvisational nature of jazz, the leader can then either return to the first section or go on the third section. During the first section, soloists should come forward to scat or create vocal drum grooves (percussion patterns made with the voice). Invite audience members to come forward to do solos. If you want, change the key of the piece or sing it fast or sing it slow or sing it slow, then fast to create vocal drum grooves to go in the background or, while the vocal drum grooves are wailing away, have the singing suddenly stop, letting the drum patterns shine out by themselves. Jazz is living music. You keep it alive by keeping it spontaneous. The piece should always end with the third section. The fast run at the end of the third section isn't so much sung, as it sounded-li

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