The Big Night

flute, alto sax, tenor sax, horn, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, drums
Duration of excerpt 1:30

Subtitled His Brother Who Couldn’t Remember Much of Anything at All, this tune chronicles the manic existence of a man with no memory, for whom the actions of life hold no lasting consequence. Sorrow and exhilaration, disaster and triumph-all are equivalent sources of fleeting stimulation.

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Recorded by the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Wind Band on the Newport Classic CD “Frantic Antics” April 1999.