Charlie Parker's bebop masterpiece is arranged with a modern modal approach. Singable lines and interesting harmony throughout, while providing an opportunity for students to learn to sing this historically important melody and improvise over the original changes.
Mixed notated/chord chart piano and bass parts, drums
Commissioned by "Badinage" from Hutchinson Community College, Neal Allsup, dir. (2013)
Video: Charlie Parker Version
Video: School Group
Rodriguez High School Vocal Jazz live performance