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(The) Movement
Retail Price: $44.00

Here's a super chart in the Latin rock-style for the young player by a terrific writer, Ralph Ford. Based on a simple two chord (ii-V) pattern, "Here Comes Big 'Un" has a cool melody, written solos with backgrounds for 1st trombone, 1st tenor sax, and (optional) baritone sax. It would be easy to expand the solos to other parts if desired. 1st trumpet range to written E top space. Easy to rehearse and very effective. (3:22)
15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris
Retail Price: $65.00

 Radiohead performed “15 Step” in 5/4 on the 2007 CD In Rainbows, and arranger Matt Harris has transformed the original meter into a series of infectious grooves in 11, 3, 5, and 7.
2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross
Retail Price: $65.00

 Radiohead released “2+2=5” on their sixth album Hail to the Thief in 2003.
5-5-7 - Download
Retail Price: $60.00

 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.
5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00

 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.
A Few Good Men
Retail Price: $48.00

Adapted for the younger player from Gordon Goodwin's original Big Phat Band chart. It's a rock-march that begins with a drum cadence then into the funky-rock groove at 114 BPM. Includes written-out solos for tenor and trumpet 2, lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff and clear rhythm section parts with vibes. Hot!    This title is available in SmartMusic.
A Few Good Men
Retail Price: $65.00

Gordon Goodwin's stellar reputation as a writer is well deserved. A funky half-time shuffle groove for big band, Gordon's clever opening melody statement is played by altos and trumpets with solo space provided for piano, alto, or tenor sax. The burnin' shout chorus will make this an all time favorite chart for every library. Percussion part included. As recorded on Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: Swingin' for the Fences. This chart grooves! This title is available in SmartMusic.
Aha!
Retail Price: $56.00

Originally featured on the Yellowjackets' Altered State CD, this new big band version was commissioned by East Carolina University and is scheduled to appear on an upcoming Bob Mintzer Big Band CD. Elements of Brazilian samba and funk contribute to the unique groove of this interesting work for proficient groups. Two open solo sections offer experienced improvisers ample stretching room. Your band and your audiences will love this one! Duration 4:30.  standard jazz ensemble
All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers
Retail Price: $65.00

 Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears.
And Then I Knew - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $85.00

 Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.
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.
As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00

 Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Ascending
Retail Price: $56.00

Commissioned by the Gates Chili High School Jazz Ensemble in Rochester (NY), this winning original alternates between a Latin and straight 8th-note feel, and draws from the ascending melodic minor scale and its related modes for source material. It's a sophisticated chart with moderate range demands and notated rhythm section parts. Soloists can navigate the 16-measure solo using just a single scale over hip jazz chords. Duration 6:55.  standard jazz ensemble
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00

 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.
Begin the Beguine
Retail Price: $55.00

Arranged especially for the USAF Airmen of Note, this exciting chart packs in solis with some tight harmony, lush chords, and remarkable motives. A tenor sax solo feature with a ballad intro moves into a straight-eight groove at around 160 BPM. Lead trumpet has a high D and the (electric) bass and guitar parts will challenge your students.
Behind You - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band
Retail Price: $45.00

As performed by Gordon Goodwin’s Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass (acoustic), and drums. This one is a funky shuffle and the tempo is around 170 BPM with some very clever counterpoint. All parts have solo space.
Birdland
Retail Price: $52.00

A 1970s jazz staple with solo space (written) for alto 1 and/or trumpet 2, nice chord voicings throughout, and the lead trumpet top note to only a written G on top of the staff. Effortless to assemble and perform!
Birdland
Retail Price: $50.00

Birdland
Retail Price: $40.00

Josef Zawinul and the jazz fusion group Weather Report broke new ground with this innovative composition. This easy version maintains the drive and power of the original and will sound great with mature as well as inexperienced bands.
Birdland - Jazz Ensemble
Retail Price: $60.00

Taylor - Grade 4-6.
Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden / arr. James Miley
Retail Price: $65.00

 James Miley brings to Sierra another hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune.
Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
Retail Price: $65.00

 This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley.
Blue Rondo a la Turk
Retail Price: $60.00

Funky! Gordon Goodwin is the hottest writer on the scene today. The Big Phat Band is modern, hip, exciting, fresh, and captivating to listen to---and here is the real thing as performed/recorded by the Big Phat Band. Solos available for alto, tenor, trumpet, and bone. A percussion part is included along with an optional vibe part. On this one, Gordon included an optional flute and clarinet part if you want to expand the ensemble. Although challenging, "Get in Line" is not quite as difficult as many of Gordon's fabulous charts. As recorded on the newest CD by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, The Phat Pack on Silverline Records. Excellent writing! (excerpt 1:32) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Bodysnatchers - Radiohead / arr. Fred Sturm
Retail Price: $75.00

“Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.
Brother Mister
Retail Price: $52.00

A straight-eighth groove at 132 BPM from McBride's newest CD. This tune includes written-out solos for alto 1, trumpet 2, tenor 1, and drums.
Bulgaria
Retail Price: $66.00

This arrangement of the great Peter Erskine tune is a real tour-de- force for the entire ensemble, and will always bring the audience to its feet. It features solo space for trombone, soprano sax, piano (or opt. vibes) and drums, as well as a wild and exciting section with five soprano saxophones in unison, reflecting the intense feeling of certain kinds of Bulgarian folk dances. Clarinets may be substituted for some of the soprano parts, if necessary.
Burungkaka (w/Full Recording CD)
Retail Price: $66.00

Burungkaka is an Indonesian folk song which is known throughout Malaysia. It is about an old parrot which sits near the window, singing. The children make fun of it in a good-natured manner. Originally arranged in 1997 for virtuoso jazz trombonist Albert Mangelsdorf and the WDR Big Band. Albert had recorded the piece many years earlier on a trio recording of his. Saxes double on Fl/Fl/Cl/Cl/Bcl. First alto doubles on soprano. Substitute saxophone parts are provided on the reverse side of the woodwind parts. 1st Tpt: C (2 ledger lines above staff). Grade 4
Celebration Suite - I. Jig
Retail Price: $93.95

Celebration, a 4-movement suite, was written for and premiered by Gerry Mulligan at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Lübeck, Germany in 1994. Recorded by Bob Brookmeyer and the New Art Orchestra on New Works, featuring Scott Robinson, baritone sax.
Celebration Suite - II. Slow Dance
Retail Price: $93.95

Celebration, a 4-movement suite, was written for and premiered by Gerry Mulligan at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Lübeck, Germany in 1994. Recorded by Bob Brookmeyer and the New Art Orchestra on New Works, featuring Scott Robinson, baritone sax.
Celebration Suite - III. Remembering
Retail Price: $93.95

Celebration, a 4-movement suite, was written for and premiered by Gerry Mulligan at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Lübeck, Germany in 1994. Recorded by Bob Brookmeyer and the New Art Orchestra on New Works, featuring Scott Robinson, baritone sax.
Celebration Suite - IV. Two And
Retail Price: $93.95

Celebration, a 4-movement suite, was written for and premiered by Gerry Mulligan at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Lübeck, Germany in 1994. Recorded by Bob Brookmeyer and the New Art Orchestra on New Works, featuring Scott Robinson, baritone sax.
City
Retail Price: $50.00

From the Jeff Lorber album, 'Wizard Island,' this fusion chart provides a terrific medium groove for big band.  The head features a Trumpet and Tenor duet and the opening Guitar lick is also cued in the Piano part.
Continuum
Retail Price: $56.00

Emulating the contemporary style of the Yellowjackets, this work features a straight 8ths groove in 3/2 which creates a unique setting for some great solo and ensemble playing. It will take some work, but the results will be well worth it. Trumpet and tenor are the primary soloists, but both solo sections can be expanded for more players if desired. Rhythm section parts are partially notated with chords cued. Duration ca. 6:45.  standard jazz ensemble plus 5th Trumpet; SATTB saxes
Cool Breeze, A
Retail Price: $56.00

From the CD "A Portrait Of Sammy," this refreshing jazz/rock chart with strong melodic elements features piano, tenor sax and guitar solos. Several unison trumpet/flugelhorn passages are an added bonus, and using electric piano, guitar and bass will help ensembles achieve the best overall sound.  standard jazz ensemble
Council Grove Groove
Retail Price: $65.00

An exciting chart by Frank Mantooth that is a perfect opener for any performance by mature bands.  Solo space for Alto and Tenor that can easily be opened up for any soloist you want.  VERY HOT!
Crescent City Stomp
Retail Price: $55.00

Energy and groove are the key elements in this burner. Kris takes Dave Brubeck’s New Orleans style tunes and adapts it to the big band with style. An improvised solo for 1st alto and 2nd trumpet, along with some tricky lines for the alto and trumpet together, will offer some challenges. Some big, juicy ensemble will keep the band busy, too. A super-hot chart, great for festival! This title is available in SmartMusic.
Crunchy Frog
Retail Price: $52.00

Bass and guitar begin the chart with a captivating rhythmic pattern you won’t soon forget. This chart has plenty of ensemble writing. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Crystal Silence
Retail Price: $50.00

Recorded in 1972, Chick Corea's Return to Forever album is recognized as one of the landmark albums of jazz fusion. Along with the jazz standard “La Fiesta,” the mesmerizing ballad introduced on this album was “Crystal Silence.” Mike Tomaro does a marvelous job of maintaining the ethereal and lush qualities of the original in this outstanding setting for jazz ensemble. A stunning choice for contest or festivals.
Dynamite
Retail Price: $45.00

Epitomizing the current dance club sound, here is the hit single recorded by Taio Cruz. With a catchy melody and driving groove this will quickly become a favorite.
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.
Everlasting - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Retail Price: $70.00

As recorded by Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band on the CD That’s How We Roll, but minus the woodwind doubles, saxes only. Arranged for flexibility, it’s a beautiful solo feature for C instruments, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, or trombone with all those solo parts included. Tempo is easy at 138 BPM with a mellow straight-eighth groove. Lead trumpet range is easy to written F-sharp on top line and flugelhorns for the section if possible. This very accessible as a solo feature. A gorgeous melody. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 This piece is the essence of the clever, unusual, unforgettable kind of tune that Pat and the Group come up with.
Everything In Its Right Place - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
Retail Price: $75.00

 Radiohead is an English alternative rock band.
Evil Ways
Retail Price: $60.00

This Santana hit has endured through the years and been recorded countless times. Here it is like you've never heard it before in the masterful hands of Michael Mossman! Arranged for David Sanborn, it has substantial solo space for alto sax, but other soloists include trombone, trumpet and guitar. The opening features a laid back cha-cha feel with colorful scoring (flute is optional) before developing into a real powerhouse for the rest of the chart.
Extensions - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $60.00

 Extensions is a funky, hip-hop fusion chart with nice mood changes throughout.
Finders Keepers
Retail Price: $29.00

Good ballads in any style are difficult to find and this contemporary funk groove is definitely a keeper. Alto sax is showcased in the popular David Sanborn tradition and a contrasting bossa nova solo section spotlights piano or guitar.
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 Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $80.00

 The LP The First Circle contains some of the most exciting contemporary music ever created.
First Reunion
Retail Price: $45.00

This contemporary Latin original for developing groups will showcase your band's ability to generate excitement, while also including some subtle musical effects. The rhythm section's driving groove will energize the horn section and the audience. Written or ad lib solo space is provided for tenor saxophone and trumpet. For great contrast, the composer suggests programming this chart right after an opener or an up tempo swing chart. Each set includes a guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson. Duration 3:35.  standard jazz ensemble plus opt. flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba & vibes (Kendor Konvertible for 9-17 players)