reed section


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Noun1.reed section - the section of a band or orchestra that plays reed instruments
section - a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
clarinet section - the section of a band or orchestra that plays clarinets
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The concert began and ended with "Moonlight Serenade," Miller's theme song and a composition that revealed a typical Miller device: The use of a clarinet to play the melody, with underpinning by the rest of the reed section.
With talented arranger/trombonist Bob Hunt and ``Magic'' Mike Henry augmenting the brass ,and a three piece reed section of enormous talent, we were treated among other things to an Ellington medley, a blues by Chris, a lovely arrangement of Venuti/Lang's ``Freeze and Melt'' and Tony Carter/Paul Sealey's delightful ``Petite Fleur''.