Mellophobia – Ray Starling

Originally written to feature the mellophone section of Stan Kenton’s big band, this charming medium-up swinger works with any instrumentation. Our lead sheet shows all important countermelodies from the big band arrangement.

Ray Starling

January 4, 1933 – May 15, 1982

As both a player and a composer/arranger, Ray Starling is most closely associated with Stan Kenton’s big band, specifically the expanded lineup of the 1960s that featured a section of four mellophones (also called mellophoniums). Read more...

2 songs available.