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3x3x2x2x2=72 - arr. Bob Curnow 5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 This arrangement by Bob Curnow is based on Johnny Richards' original composition written for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, which was part of the "Adventures In Time" album.  As commissioned (and recorded) by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany, this chart is another superb Curnow arrangement of the music created by the Pat Metheny Group. Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.
Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Alone - arr. Bob Curnow Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears.  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).
America The Beautiful - arr. Bob Curnow An American Trilogy - Bob Curnow Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 A re-scoring of a Kenton original (richer harmony, better key). A dramatic setting of three American songs.  Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 This is Lyle at his wildest!! A funk/rock, quirky tune that just burns with energy and excitement! Listen to the Curnow Big Band CD.  This is a newly re-arranged version of the magnificent melody recorded on the Adventures In Time CD (available on CD from Sierra).  Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Badger Blues - Bob Curnow Beeline East - arr. Bob Curnow
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Bob Curnow is well known for his orchestrations of Pat Metheny's music, and this arrangement will fit right in with The First Circle and Minuano.  A blues chart to end all blues charts! A very playable arrangement featuring as many soloists as you see fit. Bob Curnow took Ken Hanna's wonderful, latin, medium-tempo tune and made it a bit more accessible for good bands.
Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00
Sierra Music publishes 10 of the Metheny/Mays charts on this sensational CD!  West Chester University, PA .

This new chart from Bob Curnow is sure to electrify your players and your audience! It has all the elements…up tempo swing, tenor/trumpet melody with solo space for each, drum solo, clever stop-time figures for the rhythm section, engaging ensemble rhythmic passages, and dramatic dynamic climaxes. If you are looking for a show-stopping closer for your next performance, this chart will not disappoint. (5-4-4-4)

Carol of the Bells (Edited) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow Carol of the Bells (Pro) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
 This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany.  This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany.  Latin spice, hot sounds, and a happy, cookin' tune that sails along.
Chet's Call Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Chet's Call
Retail Price: $70.00
 This piece was never  recorded by the Pat Metheny Group.  This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.  Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays.
Dance of Life, The (10 brass) - Bob Curnow Dance of Life, The (8 brass) - Bob Curnow Doctor Is In, The - Bob Curnow
Bob Curnow takes you on a sensational journey through 6/4 and 12/8 time with this new original composition. If you are a fan of “The First Circle”, or “Minuano” and are looking for something similar, this chart will fill that void with conviction. It is full of exciting contrapuntal lines and alluring dynamic contrast. It provides solo space for tenor, trumpet and drums. This piece is sure to become a modern classic that you will want to have in your library. (5-5-5-4)
Bob Curnow takes you on a sensational journey through 6/4 and 12/8 time with this new original composition. If you are a fan of “The First Circle”, or “Minuano” and are looking for something similar, this chart will fill that void with conviction. It is full of exciting contrapuntal lines and alluring dynamic contrast. It provides solo space for tenor, trumpet and drums. This piece is sure to become a modern classic that you will want to have in your library. (5-4-4-4)
  Set as a medium-up swing feel, this chart features trumpet throughout and is exciting from beginning to end, including a great shout chorus to highlight the entire ensemble.
Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - Bob Curnow Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
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 This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.  This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.  A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.
Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.  This piece is the essence of the clever, unusual, unforgettable kind of tune that Pat and the Group come up with.  Bob Curnow has created a marvelous modal piece that opens with a fanfare in 6/8 and then moves into a lilting 3-4 swing tempo.
First Child - Bob Curnow First Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow
First Child - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
 One of the loveliest ballads ever recorded by the Kenton Band.  The LP The First Circle contains some of the most exciting contemporary music ever created.  Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.
For The Li'l Ones - Bob Curnow Girls Next Door, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Have You Heard (edited v.) - Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Here is a wonderful "Basie-ish" chart with a catchy melody set in an easy-swing tempo. Another great chart to add to the ever-growing Pat Metheny Series, Bob Curnow has arranged this down-right funk tune originally recorded on the PMG album We Live Here.  This arrangement is a bit easier than the Pro version because it does not change keys (to C# minor).
Have You Heard (Pro) - Metheny / arr. Curnow Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Here to Stay - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 This is a TERRIFIC tune, full of the happy, spirited, hip melodic and harmonic stuff that we've all come to love about Pat's music.  If you know "The First Circle" or "Minuano," then you'll have some sense of what this incredible composition is all about.   Set as an easy-going rock feel, this Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays composition is sure to be a band and audience favorite.
Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Bob Curnow I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 This is, unquestionably, one of the most beautiful ballads ever written.  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.  This arrangement is easier than the Pro version.
In Her Family - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Inner Crisis - arr. Bob Curnow Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow
 This is one of Pat's most haunting, pensive and beautiful ballads.  Exactly as recorded on the CD "Stan Kenton Plays Chicago," this chart is a great feature for alto saxophone set in a big band fusion style.  Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination and inspired by Oliver Nelson, Bob Curnow's adaptation/arrangement of "Introduction to a Samba" features the alto saxophone and trumpet duet stating the melody supported by a traditional samba feel.
It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow J&B (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow J&B (Pro) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow
 A BEST SELLER!!! Metheny's tunes and rhythmic feels are perfect for Big-Band settings.  This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.  This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow James - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow Jazz Bug (big band v.) - arr. Bob Curnow
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 Hold on to your hat! This wild, hard-rock chart is unbelievable in it's energy, meter changes, strong rhythmic motifs and more.  Bob Curnow does his usual stellar job of arranging Pat Metheny's very popular tune "James," and he manages to add a lot of his own ideas to the arrangement.  This is another great Oliver Nelson chart (it swings like crazy!).
Just a Few - Shorty Rogers / arr. Curnow Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow Kenton Hits Medley - arr. Bob Curnow
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Bob Curnow has arranged one of Shorty Rogers' hippest tunes.  A ballad for Solo Trumpet, this is an ideal selection for your festival requirements.  Four wonderful tunes.
Kenton Kollage - arr. Bob Curnow Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow
Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 As commissioned (and recorded) by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany, this terrific collection of Kenton tunes contains Artistry In Rhythm, Eager Beaver, Sunset Tower, Intermission Riff, Concerto To End All Concertos, Interlude, Dynaflow and Loce For Sale.  A brand-new extended blues, commissioned by the Pennsylvania IAJE state unit for their All-State Jazz Ensemble (which Bob conducted).  Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.
Letter From Home (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00
Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 This arrangement does not include brass or drums.  Bob has written a fun-filled, high-energy blues chart that swings hard.  Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.
Live and Let Die - Paul & Linda McCartney / arr. Curnow Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming - arr. Bob Curnow Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

A great arrangement of the great tune written by the ex-Beatle. If you're looking for a contemporary chart, written for this great band and based on a well known tune, this is the one.
 With a nod to the wonderful David Maddux arrangement written for First Call, Bob has created a gorgeous version for big band.  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.
Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow My Foolish Heart - arr. Bob Curnow
 This is another Masterwork by Metheny and Mays and destined to become the same kind of classic as The First Circle . A Percussion Ensemble arrangement of this amazing piece.  My Foolish Heart is an arrangement of one of the most popular melodies ever written.
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 A typical, great tune of the Yellowjackets in a very playable arrangement.  A funky, contemporary tune designed for the young band.  This piece is patterned after Stan Kenton's Dynaflow, but it is written in such a way that it is quite easy to play.
Not To Be Forgotten (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow O Sole Mio (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow
O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 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.   If you're familiar with the great chart on "I Can't Stop Loving You" that was created for the Basie Band, then you know what this one is about.  If you're familiar with the great chart on "I Can't Stop Loving You" that was created for the Basie Band, then you know what this one is about.
Oblivion (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow Of Another Time - Bob Curnow Paprika (MM1 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
  Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.  This was written in memory of Stan Kenton.  This is a fast-paced, swinging opening movement, with lots of solo space for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet and drums.
Path Well Chosen, The - Bob Curnow Place in the World, A - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Promise of Dreams - Bob Curnow
 A high-energy, quick-paced jazz piece featuring a trio of trumpet, alto and tenor with optional solos on each part.  Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart surely belongs to that wonderful "new" big band literature he has created with such pieces as "The First Circle" and "Minuano.  This piece has been in the catalog for a while, but it has been totally recomposed and notated in Finale.
Rise And Fall of a Short Fugue, The - Bob Curnow Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow Saffron (MM2 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $85.00
 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was recorded on the Stan Kenton Plays Chicago CD ( available from Sierra Music).  The chart everyone has been waiting for!! Eight minutes of amazing, dynamic, exciting sounds! This arrangement was commissioned and recorded by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany.  This piece is a feature for solo flugelhorn (written for Fred Berry).
Samana - Manny Albam / arr. Curnow Scorpion Dance - Bob Curnow See The World - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Scorpion Dance - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
 The publication of this piece is dedicated to the memory of Manny Albam, the composer.   An exciting, contemporary funk/rock piece which has been played on national television by the McDonald’s All-American High School Jazz Band.  This arrangement features tenor saxophone and guitar, and the chart captures the excitement of this marvelous tune from Pat's Secret Story CD.
September Swing - Bob Curnow Silent Night - arr. Bob Curnow Slide Show - Bob Curnow
September Swing - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
Slide Show - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 This medium-swing original by Bob Curnow focuses on alto saxophone and trumpet playing the melody.  Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.  A great Trombone Section feature in the mold of the very popular Writer's Cramp.