Basin Street - Blues Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble Series will Introduce your group to the concept of call and response (so common in early jazz) with this carefully written and easy arrangement of this well-known jazz standards. The Blues Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble includes exercises to help teach style and create excitement in your group. Also included are sample written solos. & copy to demonstrate the benefit transcribing. Composer: Spencer Williams and Arranger: Michael Sweeney gear this collection to level: 1-2 groups. ""©2003.