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Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow All About Ronnie - arr. Bill Russo All The Things You Are - arr. Gerry Mulligan
Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.  Exactly as recorded by Chris Conner with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this moody, brilliant arrangement is a perfect vehicle for your vocalist.  One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.
All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.  This beautiful ballad is featured on Pat's newest recording Secret Story, and has been scored to highlight solo statements by flugelhorn, guitar or alto saxophone (your choice).  Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.
Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow At First Light - Ellen Rowe Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow
At First Light - Ellen Rowe
Retail Price: $45.00
 This is a newly re-arranged version of the magnificent melody recorded on the Adventures In Time CD (available on CD from Sierra).  This is a lovely rock ballad featuring alto saxophone throughout.  Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.
Ballad for Benny - Oliver Nelson Black, Brown and Beautiful - Oliver Nelson Body and Soul - arr. John Bambridge
 Oliver Nelson wrote the most beautiful melodies! This is a clarinet feature (how about that?), and was recorded by Phil Woods and the Oliver Nelson's Jazz Interactions Orchestra (hear it on the Verve Jazz Masters 48 CD).  This chart is recorded by Oliver Nelson on the recording titled Black, Brown and Beautiful.  This is a remarkable chart that features tenor saxophone throughout.
Body and Soul - John Green / arr. by Marty Paich Breathing - Fred Sturm / arr. Springfield But Beautiful - arr. Lennie Niehaus
As recorded by Stan Kenton & His Orchestra on the “7.5 On The Richter Scale” album, this all time great standard receives a fresh sound with the impeccable scoring talent of Marty Paich. This arrangement has it all…….a solo piano introduction, a variety of feels (ballad, rubato, swing, 12/8), and stunning ensemble passages. This chart is considered by many to be one of the finest big band arrangements ever written, and Sierra Music is proud to be able to make it available to you. (5-5-5-4)

This may be one of the most beautiful compositions Sierra Music has ever published.  When Lennie arranged for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, he created the most beautiful big band dance book ever written.
Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Collaboration - Pete Rugolo Don't Worry 'Bout Me - arr. Bill Fritz
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo
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 Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays.  This historically important piece opens with a rubato piano solo and then moves to a terrific Rugolo trombone feature (originally recorded by Kai Winding).  Graettinger arranged this standard in his most unusual way, using dissonance offset with the beauty of this gorgeous melody.
Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Dreamscape - Bob Curnow Easy To Love - Cole Porter / arr. Lennie Niehaus
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
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 This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.  A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.  This is a beautiful, lush, straight-eighth ballad on the popular Cole Porter tune "Easy To Love.
Emily - arr. Les Hooper End of a Love Affair, The - arr. Lennie Niehaus Every Time We Say Goodbye - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Emily - arr. Les Hooper
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 This standard is made even more beautiful with this Hooper arrangement.  A magnificent alto saxophone feature. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Stage Door Swings, this is a lovely ballad scored in the incomparable Kenton style.
Filigree - Fred Stride First Child - Bob Curnow Heidi (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / edited by Curnow
Filigree - Fred Stride
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First Child - Bob Curnow
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 Here is a chance to dazzle your audiences and  show off the Trumpet Section, without a lot of hassle.  One of the loveliest ballads ever recorded by the Kenton Band. As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, “Heidi” is the 3rd movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite. A gorgeous solo feature for alto saxophone throughout.
Heidi (Pro) - Oliver Nelson Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Bob Curnow Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Dee Barton
Heidi (Pro) - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00
  As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, “Heidi” is the 3rd movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite. A gorgeous solo feature for alto saxophone throughout.  This is, unquestionably, one of the most beautiful ballads ever written. This is the original, quintessential arrangement by the great Dee Barton as recorded on the "Live at Redlands University" CD 5-5-5-3.
Hey There - arr. Willie Maiden Home Journey - Gene Roland How Do I Look In Blue? - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Home Journey - Gene Roland
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 As recorded on "Maynard Ferguson Plays Jazz For Dancing" (Roulette), this may be the prettiest chart that Willie did for Maynard's band.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Live at the Tropicana," this  slow, bluesy piece is a wonderfully understated chart that features an easy-to-play, written piano solo.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Lennie Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
How Long Has This Been Going On - arr. Tommy Newsom I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow I Hope In Time Change Will Come - Oliver Nelson
 This great chart, a magnificent ballad feature for trumpet,  is recorded on the "Tonight Show Band, Volume One " CD (Amherst Records).  This arrangement of "I Hope In Time a Change Will Come" came about through a desire to hear/play more than one chorus of this stunningly beautiful melody by Oliver Nelson.  As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.
I Remember You - arr. Lennie Niehaus I Worship You - Cole Porter / arr. Oliver Nelson I'll Be Seeing You - arr. Bob Curnow
 Here is a wonderful vocal chart by Lennie on this unforgettable standard.  This arrangement by Oliver Nelson is a gorgeous alto saxophone feature of Cole Porter's "I Worship You.  This was originally arranged as a vocal chart and has been published to also feature vocal or any one of a number of soloists (your choice).
I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Joe Coccia I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Stan Kenton I've Never Been In Love Before - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 This wonderful ballad is recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra “Sketches On Standards" CD.  This is a rich, warm chart as arranged by Stan.  A lovely Broadway tune as scored for Kenton's dance book.
If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow If I Could (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow If You Could See Me Now - arr. Bill Holman
 This arrangement is easier than the Pro version.  Pat plays this at just about every concert of the Group.  Tadd Dameron's ballad "If You Could See Me Now" receives sensitive and thoughtful treatment in this arrangement by the great Bill Holman.
Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu In Her Family - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Interlude - Pete Rugolo
Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu
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Interlude - Pete Rugolo
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 Bill Mathieu's arrangements, done for the Stan Kenton Orchestra were some of the most beautiful pieces ever recorded by that band.  This is one of Pat's most haunting, pensive and beautiful ballads. Recorded in 1947 and included in the Milestones LP, this piece is a gorgeous melody (one of Pete's best known).
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow Laura - arr. Lennie Niehaus Letter From Home (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
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Laura - arr. Lennie Niehaus
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 A ballad for Solo Trumpet, this is an ideal selection for your festival requirements.  As arranged for and performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a wonderful setting that features the saxophone section and solos for trumpet and trombone.  This arrangement does not include brass or drums.
Letter from Home (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming - arr. Bob Curnow Lonely Woman - arr. Bill Mathieu
 Metheny's ballads are beautiful and haunting.  With a nod to the wonderful David Maddux arrangement written for First Call, Bob has created a gorgeous version for big band.  As recorded on the Standards in Silhouette CD, this is yet another of Bill Mathieu's classic arrangements of a great jazz standard ballad.
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow Meaning of the Blues, The - arr. Bill Mathieu
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
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Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 This chart was originally written for Charlie Parker to perform with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  As commissioned (and recorded) by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany, this is a lovely, easy-flowing piece that moves from a ballad (lullaby) to a waltz (featuring trombone and alto saxophone) and back again to the ballad.  An absolutely gorgeous Bobby Troup ballad which features trumpet and tenor sax.
Missing You (pro version) - Fred Stride Missing You (short version) - Fred Stride Misty - arr. Gene Roland
Misty - arr. Gene Roland
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 Fred wrote this version first, before creating the shorter, easier version.  When you first hear this beautiful melody, you'll be pleased that you chose this chart.  This was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Adventures in Jazz.
Mixed Emotions - Rich DeRosa Mumuki - Piazzolla / arr. Fred Sturm My Foolish Heart - arr. Bob Curnow
Mixed Emotions - Rich DeRosa
Retail Price: $60.00
  Rich DeRosa has composed a fascinating, brooding, and pensive melody of “Mixed Emotions.” Set in a very contemporary feel with lush harmonies and reasonable brass ranges  Astor Piazzolla's music lends itself well to the big band idiom, and Fred Sturm is a masterful arranger for big band.  My Foolish Heart is an arrangement of one of the most popular melodies ever written.
My Funny Valentine - arr. Bill Holman My Funny Valentine - arr. Willie Maiden My Man's Gone Now - arr. Bill Potts
 As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have solo feature for alto saxophone.  This absolutely beautiful arrangement by Willie Maiden features a trombone and tenor sax solo, along with the primary solo by (guess who) the trumpet player a la Maynard.  This is surely one of Gershwin's most beautiful melodies," and Potts arranged it to feature trumpet throughout (as recorded on the 1959 album "The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess", featuring the Bill Potts Big Band) .
My Old Flame - arr. Marty Paich My Old Flame - arr. Tommy Newsom My One and Only Love - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 Although this has been in the catalog for a while, it is now notated in Finale, and the new edition comes with a full score for the first time.  As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst), this is a lovely, warm ballad setting of this great standard tune.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Neil (Edited) - Rich DeRosa Neil (Pro) - Rich DeRosa Not To Be Forgotten (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Neil (Edited) - Rich DeRosa
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Neil (Pro) - Rich DeRosa
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   “Neil” features the piano with a lot of room to improvise, combined with gorgeous, lush, legato ensemble passages. Quite playable by most bands.    “Neil” features the piano with a lot of room to improvise, combined with gorgeous, lush, legato ensemble passages. Quite playable by most bands.  As commissioned (and recorded) by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany, this is an extended arrangement based on a gorgeous melody by Pat Metheny.
Not to Be Forgotten (Short ver.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Oblivion (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
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 Pat Metheny writes superb ballads.   Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.  Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton Over The Rainbow - arr. Bill Russo
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
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Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton
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 This was written in memory of Stan Kenton.  The all-time, classic saxophone section feature.  In 1953, Kenton recorded an album titled Sketches on Standards.
Party's Over, The - arr. Willie Maiden Peacocks, The - arr. Bill Holman Pennies From Heaven - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 This is a gorgeous ballad arranged by Willie Maiden for the great Maynard Ferguson Orchestra and is included in "The Complete Roulette Recordings” (Mosaic).  This is a beautifully haunting melody, scored for bass clarinet soloist (opt.  This was the first chart arranged by Lennie to be recorded by Stan's band.
Penthouse Dawn, A - Oliver Nelson People - arr. Don Sebesky Polka Dots and Moonbeams - arr. Bill Holman
People - arr. Don Sebesky
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 Oliver Nelson wrote the most beautiful melodies!! This is an alto saxophone feature and was recorded by Phil Woods and the Jazz Interactions Orchestra in 1967 (hear it on the Verve Jazz Masters 48 CD).  Here is another fantastic trumpet feature for a fantastic trumpet player.  Arranged by Holman for Carl Fontana with the Stan Kenton Orchestra in the mid 50's.
Portrait Of A Count - Bill Russo Promise of Dreams - Bob Curnow Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton
Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton
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 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always an ideal showcase for the outstanding soloists within its ranks.  This piece has been in the catalog for a while, but it has been totally recomposed and notated in Finale.  We are proud to publish another one of Stan Kenton's ground-breaking saxophone section features.
Relative Calm, A - Oliver Nelson Rendezvous At Sunset - Johnny Richards Rhapsody In Blue - arr. Bill Holman
   "(A) Relative Calm" is a beautiful ballad that features trumpet throughout.  One of the things Johnny Richards did best was write gorgeous melodies (many just think of him as bombastic and obsessed with odd-meter things).  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University",  this is a rare baritone saxophone solo feature throughout.