5 sax, 4tpt., 4 tbn., guitar piano, bass, drums. Contemporary odd-meter Afro-Cuban. Tempo: mm=124. Tpt range G (top of staff). Soloists: tenor 1, alto 1, tpt. 4. Sets up with a piano/bass obstinate-drums play a steady cross-stick pattern throughout the opening statement. Horn lines in the first section are legato and "floating". The 7/4 Afro-Cuban (quarter note=dotted quarter) features layers of moving lines - each statement a little louder than the last. Open solos with backgrounds cued. Med diff.