EBONY CONCERTO

1945

Clarinet and jazz band (24 musicians)

Bb solo clarinet, 3 Bb clarinets, Bb bass clarinet, 2 Bb viola saxophones, 2 Bb tenor saxophones, Bb baritone saxophone, F horn, 5 Bb trumpets, 3 trombones, 2 percussionists, piano, harp, guitar and double bass

DEDICATION • To Woody Herman

DURATION • 9 minutes

EDITOR • Boosey & Hawkes

PREMIERE • le 25 mars 1946 à New York, Carnegie Hall, par Woody Herman (clarinette) et le Woody Herman’s Band, sous la direction de Walter Hendel