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Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky At First Light - Ellen Rowe
At First Light - Ellen Rowe
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Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.  This chart is from the I REMEMBER BILL - a tribute to Bill Evans  CD arranged and conducted by Don Sebesky! All of these incredible pieces require a mature band, soloists and woodwind doublers.  This is a lovely rock ballad featuring alto saxophone throughout.
Bari Things You Do, The - Geoff Keezer Bary Me Not - Bill Holman Beat 70 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Bary Me Not - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00
 Geoff's original music is the best! It is unique, very melodic and extremely interesting.  As recorded on the new CD The Bill Holman Band Live, Holman has written a witty, musical, fun-filled feature for baritone saxophone.    Bob Curnow provides yet another great arrangement of one of Pat Metheny/Lyle Mays' biggest hits. Originally recorded on their album Letter From Home, "Beat 70" is an exciting up-tempo Latin/fusion tune that will leave your band and audiences humming this catchy melody for the rest of the day! Ranges are mostly modest and rhythmic concerns are minimal. There is solo space for tenor saxophone, trumpet, piano and drums. This chart is a must-have! 5-4-4-4
Body and Soul - arr. John Bambridge But Beautiful - arr. Bill Holman Cherokee - Bill Holman
Cherokee - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $60.00
 This is a remarkable chart that features tenor saxophone throughout.  Exactly as recorded on the View From the Side CD, this wonderful chart was written for Pete Christlieb to be featured on tenor saxophone.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.
Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Empty Ballroom  Blues - arr. Oliver Nelson
Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00
  In usual Basie fashion, this chart swings its tail off with incredible ensemble passages, and provides for plenty of solo space for both tenor saxophonists to dual it out.  Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.  Nelson wrote an album for Johnny Hodges (Black, Brown and Beautiful, RCA) featuring the compositions of Duke Ellington and also some of his original things.
Geller's Cellar - Ernie Wilkins Guy Noir's Brother - Les Hooper Heidi (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / edited by Curnow
 Ernie Wilkins was one of the most successful contributors to Maynard Ferguson's amazing big band library.  What a great , fun-filled piece this is! Les has created a mythical character (in this case, the lead trombone player) who runs through a number of "musician jokes" while referring to his "brother. 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 How Can You Lose - Benny Carter / arr. Bob Curnow I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow
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.  Bob took the wonderful small group recording of this fun tune (on the CD "Jazz Giant" - Contemporary) and turned it into a very special big band arrangement.  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.
I Hope In Time Change Will Come - Oliver Nelson I Worship You - Cole Porter / arr. Oliver Nelson I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Joe Coccia
 As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.  This arrangement by Oliver Nelson is a gorgeous alto saxophone feature of Cole Porter's "I Worship You.  This wonderful ballad is recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra “Sketches On Standards" CD.
If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
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Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00
 This arrangement is easier than the Pro version.  Recorded in 1954 for the recording Kenton Showcase this chart is an alto saxophone feature throughout.  Here is another chart written for Stan Kenton (in the mid-1950's), that was never recorded by the band.
Inner Crisis - arr. Bob Curnow Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow It's Glory - arr. Oliver Nelson
 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.  Nelson wrote an album for Johnny Hodges (Black, Brown and Beautiful, RCA) featuring the compositions of Duke Ellington and also some of his original things.
Like Someone In Love - arr. Vern Sielert Lonely Woman - arr. Bill Mathieu Love Story - arr. Willie Maiden
 Originally recorded by the North Texas University 2 O'Clock Band, Vern Sielert's arrangement of "Like Someone In Love" is set in an even-eighths Latin feel.  As recorded on the Standards in Silhouette CD, this is yet another of Bill Mathieu's classic arrangements of a great jazz standard ballad.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University,"  this may well be Willie's best chart done for Stan.
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman Missing You (pro version) - Fred Stride Missing You (short version) - Fred Stride
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
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 This chart was originally written for Charlie Parker to perform with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  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.
My Funny Valentine - arr. Bill Holman Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton Peacocks, The - arr. Bill Holman
Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton
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 As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have solo feature for alto saxophone.  The all-time, classic saxophone section feature.  This is a beautifully haunting melody, scored for bass clarinet soloist (opt.
Penthouse Dawn, A - Oliver Nelson Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton Rhapsody In Blue - arr. Bill Holman
Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton
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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).  We are proud to publish another one of Stan Kenton's ground-breaking saxophone section features.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University",  this is a rare baritone saxophone solo feature throughout.
Rise And Fall of a Short Fugue, The - Bob Curnow Sadly - Don Sebesky Sax Accord - Fred Stride
Sadly - Don Sebesky
Retail Price: $60.00
Sax Accord - Fred Stride
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 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).  This is movement 2 of Don's "Joyful Noise Suite" (a tribute to Duke Ellington).  Here is a wonderful section feature for saxophones in a ballad style.
Sax Alley - John Bambridge Silent Night - arr. Ted Wilson Something to Remind You  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Sax Alley - John Bambridge
Retail Price: $55.00
 As recorded by Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band on "Volume One"(Amherst),  this is a red-hot feature for two tenor saxophones (recorded by Pete Christlieb and Ernie Watts).  This is a very hip, slow, 3/4 version, with lush, warm voicings.  Here is another wonderful Bob Curnow arrangement of Metheny/Mays music.
Stairway To The Stars - arr. Bill Holman Street of Dreams - arr. Stan Kenton Summer of '42, Theme from the - arr. Tommy Newsom
 Another terrific feature chart by Bill Holman.  Stan had a very definite style of arranging which, of course, was the basis of most of the music for his early bands.  This beautiful arrangement of the lovely popular Michel Legrand ballad was originally scored for the Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen.
Swing State - James Miley Tag Team - arr. Bob Curnow Tennessee Waltz - arr. Bill Holman
Swing State - James Miley
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Tag Team - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 James Miley brings us an original, fresh and fun-to-play composition titled "Swing State.  Written for and recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Birdland Dream Band, this chart by Willie Maiden is uncharacteristically easy to play for the band due to very reasonable brass ranges.  This chart is a sensational version of the old standard, all dressed up with a new look only Holman could create.
Tippin' In - arr. by Tommy Newsom Too Much Coffee - Les Hooper Too Soon Tomorrow - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Too Much Coffee - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $55.00
 Recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Volume One, The Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen," this is a great chart on a classic jazz standard.  This is a fast, swing chart that is a feature for tenor saxophone.  Pat Metheny is the master at composing moving, gorgeous ballads, and Too Soon Tomorrow is no exception.
Vida De Sueno - Bob Curnow When We're Together - Les Hooper Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman
Vida De Sueno - Bob Curnow
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Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman
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 This is a gorgeous feature for tenor saxophone (there is also a piano solo).  As recorded on the Les Hooper Big Band's Anything Goes, this is a lovely, contemporary, rock ballad, which features alto saxophone throughout.  This is a wonderful feature for tenor saxophone (as recorded by Bill Perkins).
You Love But Once - Oliver Nelson Zoot 'n' Al - Bill Holman Zoot - Bill Holman
Zoot 'n' Al - Bill Holman
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Zoot - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00
 There may not be a more beautiful ballad anywhere in jazz ensemble literature.  As recorded on the new CD The Bill Holman Band Live, this chart features two tenor saxophone players throughout, playing together and separately.  Holman wrote this to feature (of course) Zoot Sims on tenor saxophone.