An American blues composer and musician, widely known as the Father of the Blues.
This is a popular American song composed by W. C. Handy in the blues style. It remains a fundamental part of jazz musicians' repertoire. It was also one of the first blues songs to succeed as a pop song. It has been performed by numerous musicians of all styles from Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith to Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Guy Lombardo, and the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Arrangement for Trumpet and Piano
F major (Sounding Pitch) G major (Trumpet in Bb)
Number of Pages
Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players