Souvenir was performed in 1977 during a Jazz at the Philharmonic tour sponsored by Norman Granz, and this arrangement was recorded in 1986. The original title on the parts is 'That's How it Goes.' An additional source was a score that was prepared by Phil Woods; Souvenir has become part of his active book when he performs with big bands. This is a straight-forward alto saxophone feature ballad that is played very slowly, and for young bands, this is a perfect opportunity to introduce thinking in double-time (to play slow ballads correctly).
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