Bo Diddley. Straight Up! I was in 7th grade and just started playing trumpet. Our family went over to New Orleans and I heard a big band play in Jackson Square. I was hooked. This is fun and funky and 110% New Orleans/Bo Diddley groove.

This arrangement is just fun, pure and simple. The Bo Diddley groove is a feel/groove that all rhythm section players should learn how to play. Your guys will love this one!

INSTRUMENTATION:2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 saxes and rhythm

ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTATION:Flute 1 & 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1 & 2, Violin 1 & 2, Viola, Cello and Bass

A  written out piano part and bass part are provided. Some tutorial videos for your drummer are available on our YouTube channel. We also have written out suggested solos for any of the ad lib solo sections in case your players can’t improvise.

You can listen to this arrangement below