Summertime, which arrangement is on Legend (Pete Roberts)?

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  1. jimmythesaint

    jimmythesaint Member

    Hi Guys I'm hoping somebody can answer this one with ease.
    I'm looking for a new solo to play with my band and thought I would get summertime, a la Pete Roberts off his fantastic CD Legend. But struggling to find it on the web etc. I can find a horn arrangement but can't find the sop one. Could one of you enlightened ones guide me in the right direction.
    Many thanks in advance
    James
    Jackfield Elcock Reisen Band
     
  2. nickjones

    nickjones Active Member

    I think there are three or four arrangements of summertime for sop
    Howard Snell ( on come follow the band BNFL Band cd Alan Wycherley playing the solo) and Fred Muscroft ( I think is on the cd) are the two which spring to mind at the moment.
     
  3. Anonymous_user

    Anonymous_user New Member

    Its by Fred muscroft and is still in manuscript in the YBS Library
     
  4. Valvecap

    Valvecap Member

    For those of you who know Fred, hes still playing Principal Cornet for Driffield Silver Band - Despite a Heart Attack. A living legend at 82 - Ive heard him play his Sop Solo of Summertime on a Bb Cornet - AT PITCH. Proud to call the guy a mate.
     
  5. jimmythesaint

    jimmythesaint Member

    Thanks for your response guys. I'm a little confused now though because I actually did the sensible thing and look at the CD and it said arr. Heywood?!
    Anyone shed any light?!!
    I'm easily confused I must admit!
    James
     

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