Hungry for a fast & flashy showcase solo? Stataco Tostada is a cheeky ode to the common mispronunciations we’ve all heard a million times. This early intermediate showcase solo, arranged by Jennifer Eklund, is loosely based on traditional Mexican folk melodies and provides a great opportunity for students to work on articulations and chord inversions.
Have a Cow!
Please don’t have a cow when I tell you that “Have a Cow!”, the title, came last. First I wrote the lyrics, on a whim – just going with what the melody suggested. But then cows did appear – first in measure 9, and then literally in measure 31. Of course the title followed naturally, because, well, “cows must go ahead”!