You Are What You Were

Guitar solo with jazz ensemble
Duration circa 7:00

Solo grade 5, ensemble grade 4

Composed for Sam Schwartz and the Skyline High School Jazz Band of Oakland in 2004, this guitar feature alternates between a slow ballad in 3 and fast, driving swing 3. It builds from an expressive solo bass intro into an intense finale and quiet coda.

Recorded June 2, 2005, Skyline High School, Sam Schwartz, guitar