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15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris 2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross 23°N 82°W - Bill Russo
23°N 82°W - Bill Russo
Retail Price: $60.00
 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.  Radiohead released “2+2=5” on their sixth album Hail to the Thief in 2003.  This is one of the most creative, important big band compositions ever written by anyone! It is also a chart which has been in demand for many years.
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson 3x3x2x2x2=72 - arr. Bob Curnow 5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson
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As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.  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.
Ace of Hearts - Patty Darling Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Adeste Fideles - arr. Stan Kenton
Ace of Hearts - Patty Darling
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Written with the younger band in mind, this fun, easy-to-play chart can be performed as written or used as a tool to reinforce ear training and improvising. There is ample solo space for alto saxophone, trumpet, and guitar and can be played with a swing or hip hop feel. The reasonable brass ranges and flexibility of this chart make it a must have for the younger band! (5-4-4-4) Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
After You've Gone (for Woody Herman) - arr. Bill Holman After You've Gone - arr. Bill Holman After You've Gone - arr. Michael Abene
 Holman has done a few arrangements of this tune, and this one may well be the best.  Bill Holman's Big Bands have always been exciting and fresh, primarily due to his writing.  The Maynard Ferguson Band performed a lot of Abene's charts over the years.
Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Ain't Life Grand - Bill Holman Airegin - arr. Bill Holman
Airegin - arr. Bill Holman
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 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.  This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra.  This great Sonny Rollins jazz standard features Holman's 1956 writing in a free-swinging, terrific chart.
All About Ronnie - arr. Bill Russo All At Once You Love Her - arr. Lennie Niehaus All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers
 Exactly as recorded by Chris Conner with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this moody, brilliant arrangement is a perfect vehicle for your vocalist.  Lennie Niehaus wrote a series of terrific arrangements for the Stan Kenton Orchestra (this was recorded on the "Stage Door Swings" CD).  Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.
All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky All The Things You Are - arr. Gerry Mulligan All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton
 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.  One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.  The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.
Almost Like Being In Love (Edited) - arr. Don Sebesky Almost Like Being In Love (Pro) - arr. Don Sebesky Almost Like Being in Love - arr. by Lennie Niehaus
 This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and baritone saxophone.  This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and  baritone saxophone.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium, swing chart on a great tune.
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow Alterior Motif - Les Hooper Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
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Alterior Motif - Les Hooper
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 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears.  This is about an 8-minute, multi-sectional composition.  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 Amoroso - Benny Carter An American Trilogy - Bob Curnow
Amoroso - Benny Carter
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 A re-scoring of a Kenton original (richer harmony, better key).  As recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) The Legend,  this is an up-tempo latin and swing chart. A dramatic setting of three American songs.
And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Angels We Have Heard on High - arr. Ralph Carmichael Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.
Any Dude'll Do - Bill Holman April in Paris - arr. John Bambridge Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Any Dude'll Do - Bill Holman
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Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
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 A happy, cookin, shuffle tune in the best Holman tradition!  Very reasonable ranges and figures which just swing like crazy! Solo space for alto and baritone saxes and drums.  This great chart is recorded on the "Tonight Show Band, Volume II " CD(Amherst Records).  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.
Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow Artist's Rightful Place, The (aka Patterns for Orchestra) - Oliver Nelson Artistry In Percussion - Pete Rugolo
 This is a newly re-arranged version of the magnificent melody recorded on the Adventures In Time CD (available on CD from Sierra). Also known as Patterns For Orchestra (as recorded on the Verve jazz masters 48 CD), this is one of Nelson's very interesting charts. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Artistry in Rhythm" (and many other CDs).
Artistry In Rhythm (short v.) - Stan Kenton Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton
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 There have been many requests for a stand alone version of Kenton's theme song.  Exactly as recorded on the Kenton / Capitol Retrospective CD (and the original Milestones LP).  Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Aura - Bill Holman Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Bach's Lunch - Les Hooper
Aura - Bill Holman
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Bach's Lunch - Les Hooper
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 This wonderful chart features a front line of tenor sax and trumpet stating the melody.  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.  Your audiences will love this clever baroque flavored chart.
Back In Blue Orleans - Les Hooper Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow Back Woods - Oliver Nelson
Back Woods - Oliver Nelson
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 As recorded on the new Les Hooper Big Band  CD "Out of the Woods"," this hot, blues shuffle is full of energy and good ol' down-home funky blues.  Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.  There may not be a more beautiful ballad anywhere in jazz ensemble literature.
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow Bali Hai - arr. Lennie Niehaus Ballad for Benny - Oliver Nelson
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
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 A blues chart to end all blues charts! A very playable arrangement featuring as many soloists as you see fit.  This was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Stage Door Swings, and it is one of Lennie's wonderful charts on a great Broadway standard tune.  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).
Bary Me Not - Bill Holman Basie Eyes - Shorty Rogers Beat 70 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Bary Me Not - Bill Holman
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Basie Eyes - Shorty Rogers
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 As recorded on the new CD The Bill Holman Band Live, Holman has written a witty, musical, fun-filled feature for baritone saxophone.  A wonderful, easy, swinging chart which is the centerpiece of the CD Shorty Rogers Courts the Count, a terrific big band tribute to Count Basie.    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
Beeline East - arr. Bob Curnow Begin the Beguine (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman Begin the Beguine - arr. Johnny Richards
Bob Curnow took Ken Hanna's wonderful, latin, medium-tempo tune and made it a bit more accessible for good bands.  As recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Back To Balboa (Capitol), Richards takes this great standard and turns it into a 6/8 latin and swinging screamer.
Begin the Beguine - arr. Lennie Niehaus Bemsha Swing - arr Bill Holman Bernie's Tune - arr. Gene Roland
 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium-swing chart on a great tune.  This is the chart that people have been wanting to see in print for years! Recorded by the Bill Holman Band on their album "Briliant Corners", this is the great Thelonious Monk tune set in a straight-eighth Latin feel.  This was recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra CD Live at the Tropicana.
Better Days Ahead - Pat Metheny / arr. Lindsay Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Big Chase, The - Marty Paich
Big Chase, The - Marty Paich
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From the pen of one of the very best arrangers, this chart just SINGS with optimism (hence the title?) and joy. As performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, here is one of the hippest charts from the Kenton book.  As recorded on the CD "Back to Balboa" (and many other albums), this sensational piece moves along at a fast tempo, featuring solo space (the blues) for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone and drums.
Big Swing Face - Bill Potts Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky Black Friday - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm
Big Swing Face - Bill Potts
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Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky
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 This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.  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.    The music of Steely Dan has come to Sierra Music! From the same masterful pen that brought the music of Radiohead and Astor Piazzola, the late, great Fred Sturm wows us once again. Originally arranged for the HR Big Band (Germany), this rock-ish, heavy-shuffle tune provides hard hitting melody sections, plenty of room for improvisation (as you choose), and raucous ensemble interplay.
Black, Brown and Beautiful - Oliver Nelson Bleep Blop - Les Hooper Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
Bleep Blop - Les Hooper
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 This chart is recorded by Oliver Nelson on the recording titled Black, Brown and Beautiful.  As recorded on the new Les Hooper Big Band  CD "Out of the Woods"," this clever, quirky, swinging chart is terrific.  This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley.
Blue Daniel - arr. Bill Holman Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter Blue For You - Loran McClung
Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter
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Blue For You - Loran McClung
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 Frank Rosolino's jazz waltz is loved by all, and Holman's arrangement of it is superb.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a medium tempo Swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet and piano.  This wonderfully tasteful jazz waltz has been featured at the Playboy Jazz Festival, performed by many All-State Jazz Ensembles, and is played regularly by the U.
Bluer Than Blue - Don Sebesky Blues And The Abstract Truth - Oliver Nelson Blues Express - Shorty Rogers
Bluer Than Blue - Don Sebesky
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Blues Express - Shorty Rogers
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 This could be called Newer Than New, because Don just wrote this for John Pizzarelli's new band in New York.  This chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific recording More Blues and the Abstract Truth.  As recorded on the BMG CD The Big Shorty Rogers Express, this is a terrific romp through a fast Swing, featuring solos by Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari.
Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich Blues Story, The - Gene Roland
Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman
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Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich
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 This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD I Told You So (out-of-print).  Can you imagine a chart which is this easy to play being played and recorded by Maynard Ferguson? Well, that just demonstrates how catchy and wonderful this chart is. Here is a slow, gutty, "down-home" type of blues written for and recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the Adventures In Blues album.
Bluezies - Shorty Rogers Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays Bodhisattva - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm
Bluezies - Shorty Rogers
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 As recorded on Portrait of Shorty, (including the best of West Coast jazz musicians such as Herb Geller, Bill Holman, Jack Montrose, Frank Rosolino, Conrad Gozzo, Conte Candoli and others) this is a great, up-tempo, swinging chart with lots of solo space for alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, trumpet, trombone, piano and drums. Sierra Music publishes 10 of the Metheny/Mays charts on this sensational CD! Originally commissioned by the HR Big Band, this electrifying Fred Sturm arrangement of the Steely Dan classic will wow your audience. It features a 16 bar open solo section allowing for any of your wind or rhythm players to get down! Hip hop in 3 has never been this exciting! (5-4-4-5)
Body and Soul - arr. John Bambridge Body and Soul - John Green / arr. by Marty Paich Big Band Arrangement of Bodysnatchers
 This is a remarkable chart that features tenor saxophone throughout.
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)

“Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.
Bogota (edited) - Ken Hanna / edited by Bob Curnow Bogota (pro) - Ken Hanna Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
Bogota (pro) - Ken Hanna
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Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
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This version is edited to be played with only 8 brass and a standard saxophone section. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on “Live at Brigham Young University”, this is the thrilling latin Stan Kenton sound like that of “Malaga” and “Malaguena” that is sure to dazzle any crowd. Solo space is written for tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums and congas along with wonderfully exciting ensemble writing making this a sure fire winner with your band. (5-4-4-4) As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on “Live at Brigham Young University”, this is the thrilling Latin Stan Kenton sound like that of “Malaga” and “Malaguena” that is sure to dazzle any crowd. Solo space is written for tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums and congas along with wonderfully exciting ensemble writing making this a sure fire winner with your band. (5-5-5-4) with the Kenton saxophone section instrumentation (alto, 2 tenor, 2 baritone)  West Chester University, PA .
Boop Boo Be Doop - Bill Holman Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow Bright Eyes - Bill Holman
Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow
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Bright Eyes - Bill Holman
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 Bill Holman wrote some of the best music played by the Stan Kenton Orchestra and "Boop Boo Be Doop" is surely one of those charts.

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)

 There were a number of sensational charts written in the 50's for the Bill Holman Band and the Terry Gibbs Band.
Bugle Call Rag - arr. Bill Holman Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper But Beautiful - arr. Bill Holman
Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper
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 As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst),  this wonderful chart is the hottest "flag-waver" of all time.  Just what it sounds like .  Exactly as recorded on the View From the Side CD, this wonderful chart was written for Pete Christlieb to be featured on tenor saxophone.
But Beautiful - arr. Lennie Niehaus C Jam Blues - arr. Bill Holman Carl - Bill Holman
Carl - Bill Holman
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 When Lennie arranged for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, he created the most beautiful big band dance book ever written.  This great chart is recorded (1999) on the Azica CD "Swingin' the Blues.  When Bill Holman writes a feature for a player, especially in the Kenton Band, you know it will be wonderful.
Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow Certain Circles - Bill Holman Checkpoint Charlie (Edited) - Edited by Bob Curnow
Certain Circles - Bill Holman
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 Latin spice, hot sounds, and a happy, cookin' tune that sails along.  Holman really gets into his imitative writing with this chart.   Full of up-tempo energy, Oliver masterfully intertwines the melody in the saxophones with counter-lines from the brass to create an incredible tapestry of sound.
Checkpoint Charlie (Pro) - Oliver Nelson Cherokee - Bill Holman Chiapas - Hank Levy
Cherokee - Bill Holman
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Chiapas - Hank Levy
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  Full of up-tempo energy, Oliver masterfully intertwines the melody in the saxophones with counter-lines from the brass to create an incredible tapestry of sound.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.  This was the first of many "time charts" that Hank wrote for the Kenton Band.
Chicago - arr. Mike Abene Chicken Polo - Les Hooper Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow
Chicago - arr. Mike Abene
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Chicken Polo - Les Hooper
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 Chicago is a high-energy, big band bebop arrangement on the popular standard that Mike wrote for Maynard Ferguson's band.  A terrific funk chart! Lots of space for optional solos.  This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.
Christmas Medley - arr. Stan Kenton Circumvent - Les Hooper Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Circumvent - Les Hooper
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As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Merry Christmas", this chart has optional saxophone parts which nicely cover the french horn parts (originally written for only brass and rhythm section).  There is always room for a jazz waltz, and you will love this one.  Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays.
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo Concerto To End All Concertos - Stan Kenton Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo
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Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
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 This historically important piece opens with a rubato piano solo and then moves to a terrific Rugolo trombone feature (originally recorded by Kai Winding). One of Kenton's most important compositions. This is an easy, medium-rock chart, accessible by any middle school band.
Cool School Dropout - Les Hooper Count Me In (Edited) - Billy Byers Count Me In (Pro) - Billy Byers
 This is exactly as recorded on the Hooper CD "Out of the Woods.  Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.  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 Critic's Choice - Oliver Nelson Cubajazz - Bill Holman
Cubajazz - Bill Holman
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 Sierra continues to find the lost treasures from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band Library.  Here is a terrific medium-tempo shuffle chart that the Buddy Rich Band played all the time.  Rarely does a piece turn up like this one.
Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards Cyclops - arr. Oliver Nelson Daily Dance, The - Bill Holman
Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards
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Cyclops - arr. Oliver Nelson
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Contains all of the following charts:. Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, "Cyclops" is one of those charts that will make your audiences bob their heads and tap their feet.  The Daily Dance was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Birthday in Britain.
Dance of Life, The (10 brass) - Bob Curnow Dance of Life, The (8 brass) - Bob Curnow Dancing in the Dark - arr. Gerry Mulligan
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)
 Mulligan contributed only a few charts to the Kenton Library, and they are all classics.
Dancing Nitely - Bill Holman Danny Boy - arr. Don Sebesky Day Dream - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Dancing Nitely - Bill Holman
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Danny Boy - arr. Don Sebesky
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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.  If you've ever heard Maynard's recording of this world famous melody (Londonderry Air), you probably never forgot it! Sebesky's chart is superb, and this publication includes practical alternate choices for the trumpet feature.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra and Jean Turner,  this is a superb Ellington ballad that will make you want to hear it over and over again.
Daylie's Double - Oliver Nelson Decoupage - Hank Levy Do It Again - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm
Decoupage - Hank Levy
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 Oliver had a great feel for the funky jazz style which was so popular.  Hank contributed so much to the Kenton book in the '70's, and this chart is one of the best of the bunch. Fred Sturm’s stunning big band arrangements continue to mesmerize us. This arrangement that was commissioned by the HR Big Band of another Steely Dan classic is full of energy and fortitude and seamlessly melds the two genres of jazz and rock together. Your band will revel in the fast paced energy this tune exudes, and it will keep them and your audience on the edge of their seats. There is extensive “shredding” space for tenor and guitar along with fantastic “in your face” ensemble writing to enjoy. (5-4-4-4)
Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me - arr. Tommy Newsom Doctor Is In, The - Bob Curnow Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - Bob Curnow
 This wonderful Ellington classic is scored by the great Tommy Newsom to feature alto sax throughout.   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.  This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.
Don't Worry 'Bout Me - arr. Bill Fritz Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman
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Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
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 Graettinger arranged this standard in his most unusual way, using dissonance offset with the beauty of this gorgeous melody.  This chart is not for the faint-of-heart.   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.
Dorian Blue - Les Hooper Down By The Riverside - arr. Oliver Nelson Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Dorian Blue - Les Hooper
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 A monumental piece of big band jazz.  There has been an illegal lift of this chart available before, but this chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific L.  This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow Dynaflow - Stan Kenton, Art Pepper Early Morning (African Sunrise) - Oliver Nelson
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
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 A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.  A true Kenton Classic.  As recorded on the brilliant CD Afrique, by the Count Basie Orchestra, this lovely piece features piano and/or tenor sax (or whomever) in a medium-slow, lilting 12/8 feel.
Easy Money - Benny Carter Easy To Love (Edited) - arr. Bill Holman Easy To Love (Pro) - arr. Bill Holman
Easy Money - Benny Carter
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 As recorded on the brilliant CD "The Legend "   by the Count Basie Orchestra, this medium  swing piece features solos for trumpet, trombone, piano and bass.  Bill Holman's arrangement, from the Maynard Ferguson Band "Boy With Lots Of Brass" recording, is a wonderful medium-swing tune with solo space for piano, alto, and trumpet.  Bill Holman's arrangement, from the Maynard Ferguson Band "Boy With Lots Of Brass" recording, is a wonderful medium-swing tune with solo space for piano, alto, and trumpet.
Easy To Love - Cole Porter / arr. Lennie Niehaus Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow El Congo Valiente - Johnny Richards
 This is a beautiful, lush, straight-eighth ballad on the popular Cole Porter tune "Easy To Love.  Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.  The 2nd movement of Richards' amazing Cuban Fire Suite.
Elegy for Alto - Pete Rugolo Emancipation Blues - Oliver Nelson Emily - arr. Les Hooper
Elegy for Alto - Pete Rugolo
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Emily - arr. Les Hooper
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From the Progressive Jazz period in the 1940's, this piece focused on the alto saxophone (originally played by George Weidler).
 This chart is recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra on the Afro-American Sketches (Prestige CD).  This standard is made even more beautiful with this Hooper arrangement.