The Rock Steady Crew
The Rock Steady Crew (Budd "Blue Soldier" Dixon, Ruza Blue, Stephen Hague)
The Rock Steady Crew is a breakdance and hip hop group originated from the Bronx, New York. They created acrobatic powerdance moves like 'head spins'.
Their most popular song is from there first album. It was released in 1983. The lead vocals were performed by 15 years old Daisy Castro.
In this arrangement the jazzy combination of hip hop and big band is rhythmically challenging but can be done by most intermediate level big bands.
The key of the song is F major.
For those of you who missed the original song, here is a YouTube video.
In the audiodemo below you'll hear some fragments of the arrangements, played with computersamples. The rapper is left out but parts of the melody are played with a flute. It will sure give you an impression.
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