In 1949 Artie Shaw hired Tadd Dameron to write a few arrangements for his band. Dameron composed and arranged So Easy, Lyonia (unrecorded), and this arrangement of Fred's Delight. Shaw recorded this once in 1950. Set in a medium swing tempo, this chart features clarinet in a bop-style melody. There is also a guitar solo and short written trumpet solo. There are no saxophone doubles. Ranges: Trumpet 1: C#6; Trombone 1: C5.