Mambo de Maya, for Soprano Saxophone Duet by David McKeown Sheet Music for Soprano Sax Duet at Sheet Music Direct
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Mambo de Maya, for Soprano Saxophone Duetby David McKeown Soprano Sax Duet - Digital Sheet Music

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Mambo de Maya is an exciting original composition by David McKeown, arranged as a duet for two Soprano Saxophones.

This duet is based on the fast, traditional Latin style of Mambo that emerged in Cuba in the 1930s. Later, when Mambo and its dance steps spread to Mexico and New York, hugely successful band leaders like Perez Prado and Tito Puente borrowed ideas from Big-Band Jazz and produced the bold and brassy sound we associate with Mambo today.

If you play to an intermediate standard and upwards, then you and your audience will enjoy this piece. The steady Mambo bell rhythm is implied throughout, and following the precise articulation in the score will help convey the style. Melodies are clearly articulated and played with passion. Mambo de Maya has a performance time of around two and a half minutes at full tempo. You can listen to a full performance the Clarinet version of this duet by following the YouTube link above.

There are many more top quality arrangements and compositions by David McKeown for you to browse at http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/publishers/david-mckeown/6203

 

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