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(A) Relative Calm - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $50.00

   "(A) Relative Calm" is a beautiful ballad that features trumpet throughout.
Adeste Fideles - arr. Rich DeRosa
Retail Price: $50.00

   Arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), Richard DeRosa has written a beautiful masterpiece on this traditional Christmas favorite. Scored as a brass and horn chorale, this moving piece is filled with fluid cantabile lines, engaging counterpoint, lush harmonies and gorgeous ensemble climaxes.
Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.
All The Things You Are - arr. Gerry Mulligan
Retail Price: $50.00

 One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.
Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.
Ballad for Benny - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $50.00

 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).
Bari Things You Do, The - Geoff Keezer
Retail Price: $45.00

 Geoff's original music is the best! It is unique, very melodic and extremely interesting.
Beat 70 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00

   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
Chicken Polo - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $50.00

 A terrific funk chart! Lots of space for optional solos.
Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00

 This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.
Come Fly With Me - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 The Count Basie Orchestra performed the music of Billy Byers for many, many years. His arrangement of "Come Fly With Me" is recorded on the Basie album Frankly Basie: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra. Set in an up-tempo swing feel, Byers hits it hard from bar 1 and doesn't let up until the end of the chart.
Cool School Dropout - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $55.00

 This is exactly as recorded on the Hooper CD "Out of the Woods.
Count Me In (Pro) - Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.
Country Boy, A - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00

 Sierra continues to find the lost treasures from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band Library.
Cross Currents - Ellen Rowe
Retail Price: $50.00

 What a wonderful jazz chart! The theme is stated with a bossa nova feel by tenor and flugelhorn, followed by exciting ensemble sections (highest trpt.
Dancing Nitely - Bill Holman
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 Bill Holman titled this one after the signs which used to be in the old-time dance halls around the country.
Dynaflow - Stan Kenton, Art Pepper
Retail Price: $50.00

 A true Kenton Classic.
Et Si C'Etait La Fin - Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

Set in a contemporary pop/swing feel, this arrangement makes a wonderful contrast to any program.
Filigree - Fred Stride
Retail Price: $45.00

 Here is a chance to dazzle your audiences and  show off the Trumpet Section, without a lot of hassle.
Fire Within, The - Jamey Simmons
Retail Price: $55.00

 Here is a very clever and catchy original Latin composition from one of our newer composers, Jamey Simmons.
First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00

 Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.
For The Li'l Ones - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 Here is a wonderful "Basie-ish" chart with a catchy melody set in an easy-swing tempo.
Go, Tell It on The Mountain - arr. Ted Wilson
Retail Price: $50.00

 A medium latin groove setting for a marvelous trombone solo on the melody.
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Ted Wilson
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 A loping, swinging version, featuring alto saxophone throughout.
Good King Wenceslas - arr. Ted Wilson
Retail Price: $50.00

 A wonderfully fresh and inventive funk chart (Yup!).
Greasin' the Skids - Jamey Simmons
Retail Price: $55.00

 New to Sierra Music, composer/arranger Jamey Simmons brings a great, new original, "Greasin' the Skids", set to a New Orleans 2nd Line Feel (with momentary switches to a swing feel).
Havin' A Good Time - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00

 The title says it all! Your band and your audience will have a good time with this chart by Les! It is a Latin-rock setting of a very hiptune.
Hexagon Mat Dance - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00

 As recorded on Les' LP Dorian Blue (Churchill Records).
Hey, Jealous Lover - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 Many have tried, but few have been able to match the incredible swing that happens when you combine Billy Byers' arranging with the Count Basie Orchestra. Originally recorded on the Basie album Frankly Basie: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra, "Hey, Jealous Lover" is a medium-swing chart that will excite your band and audiences alike!
Honeybee - Aaron Hedenstrom
Retail Price: $60.00

   This is a lovely, cool, easy-swing chart that explores linear material as written for and recorded by the North Texas One O'clock Lab Band (Lab 2013).
How Do I Look In Blue? - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Retail Price: $50.00

 This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Lennie Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
I'll Be Seeing You - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00

 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'll Be Seeing You - arr. Willie Maiden
Retail Price: $50.00

 Short, sweet and swingin'! Willie Maiden's arrangement of "I'll Be Seeing You" packs a whopper in a tiny box, making this chart perfect as an encoure closer for any set. As recorded by Maynard Ferguson and his orchestra on the album Dancing Sessions, Willie's arrangement makes great use of the trombone section as they carry the melody upfront before passing it around to the rest of the band.
I'll Never Smile Again - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 Billy Byers' arrangement of "I'll Never Smile Again" will take you back to a time when dancing to a slow swing tune, played by a live big band in a ballroom filled with amazing sounds, was the absolute best part of any weekend. Originally recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Frankly Basie: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra, Byers' arrangement uses the full ensemble to state the melody complete with a scattering of Basie fills, followed by a written out piano solo.
I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Stan Kenton
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 This is a rich, warm chart as arranged by Stan.
I've Never Been In Love Before - arr. Lennie Niehaus
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 A lovely Broadway tune as scored for Kenton's dance book.
If I Could (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 Pat plays this at just about every concert of the Group.
In The Wee Small Hours (Pro) - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this arrangement by Billy Byers is a fantastic medium-slow swing tune.
Interlude - Pete Rugolo
Retail Price: $45.00

Recorded in 1947 and included in the Milestones LP, this piece is a gorgeous melody (one of Pete's best known).
Intermission Riff - Ray Wetzel
Retail Price: $55.00

 This is the original version of the tune recorded in 1946, and also included in the Milestones LP.
Into the Light - Fred Stride
Retail Price: $55.00

 Fred has created a highly original Rock/Fusion piece,  which uses a recurring bass line and wonderful counterpoint throughout.
Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 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 - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington
Retail Price: $35.00

Percussion Ensemble version of this great Metheny tune.
J&B (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00

 This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.
Kansas City Suite
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The Kansas City Suite, composed by Benny Carter, was recorded by the Count.
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

 A ballad for Solo Trumpet, this is an ideal selection for your festival requirements.
Kilimanjaro - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00

  Originally recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Afrique, “Kilimanjaro” is a mesmerizing, easy-feeling Latin composition which pulses along by the constant tumbao bass groove and infectious percussion.
Kingfish - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00

 This is one of Holman's best loved (and most often played) charts.
Lamp is Low, The - arr. Ernie Wilkins
Retail Price: $50.00

 Ernie Wilkins has created a swinging version of this great classic tune.
Laura - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Retail Price: $50.00

 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.
Letter from Home (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00

 Metheny's ballads are beautiful and haunting.
Like Someone In Love - arr. Vern Sielert
Retail Price: $55.00

 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.
Little Peace, A - David Springfield
Retail Price: $50.00

 Sierra Music is happy to add David Springfield to their long list of distinguished composers and arrangers.
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00

 This chart was originally written for Charlie Parker to perform with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 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.
Miles Back - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $55.00

 This is exactly as recorded on the new Les Hooper Big Band CD "Out of the Woods.
Missing You (pro version) - Fred Stride
Retail Price: $55.00

 Fred wrote this version first, before creating the shorter, easier version.
Moon River - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album "This Time By Basie," Billy Byers has arranged a wonderful, easy-swinging masterpiece. This is a terrific, classic big band chart that belongs in every library right alongside "I Can't Stop Loving You," Nice 'n' Easy" and "I Left My Heart in San Francisco."
Moten Swing - arr. Ernie Wilkins
Retail Price: $60.00

 There have been a lot of published charts on this tune, but this is the original version as played by and recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra.
Mountain Greenery - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

 Bob Curnow has created a wonderful "nonet" chart (6 horns, 3 rhythm) on this great Rodgers and Hart tune.
My Funny Valentine - arr. Willie Maiden
Retail Price: $50.00

 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.
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

 A typical, great tune of the Yellowjackets in a very playable arrangement.
One Morning in May - Allan Ganley
Retail Price: $60.00

   Here is a free swinging, remarkable chart from a new writer for Sierra. Allan Ganley's reputation and legacy in England drew our attention to this marvelous arrangement of "One Morning in May."
Patience - Fred Sturm
Retail Price: $55.00

 This new, original piece by the great Fred Sturm features drum set throughout in a modern swing tune that winds through many different feels.
Penthouse Dawn, A - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $50.00

 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).
Phase Dance - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington
Retail Price: $35.00

A Percussion Ensemble version of this wonderful Metheny piece.
Pirouette - Shorty Rogers
Retail Price: $45.00

 Shorty Rogers was very well known for his "nonet" charts (6 horns, 3 rhythm), and this was one of his best-loved compositions.
Powder Puff - Shorty Rogers
Retail Price: $45.00

 This is a Nonet chart which was recorded on the Re-Entry album by Shorty Rogers and His Giants (Bill Watrous, Bill Perkins, Bob Cooper, Shelley Manne and others).
Revival - Dan Haerle
Retail Price: $45.00

 Big Band Gospel.
Second Time Around, The (Pro) - arr. Billy Byers
Retail Price: $55.00

 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this is a classic arrangement by Billy Byers.