Grade 3 - “Distant Dreams” is the second movement of Infância: A Brazilian Suite in Three Movements for Jazz Orchestra. This slow bossa nova displays great lyricism and intricate chord progressions. Its song-like feel and wistful melody appeal to jazz musicians and the general audience alike. The piano, trombone, and alto saxophone are the featured soloists; optional flutes and voice parts complete the orchestration. This chart has been recorded on the album Infância, by the Cassio Vianna Jazz Orchestra (8 Brass). Trumpet range: C#6.


Distant Dreams (for big band)