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5-5-7 - Download Adeste Fideles - Download Afternoon - Download
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Afternoon - Download
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 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.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.
All I Need - Download Almost Like Being In Love (Edited) - Download Almost Like Being In Love (Pro) - Download
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 Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.  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.
Almost Like Being in Love - Download Among the Pyramids - Download Angels We Have Heard on High - Download
Among the Pyramids - Download
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium, swing chart on a great tune.  The title refers to the somewhat "mystical" style of the opening of this wonderful and fun-filled chart. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Bali Hai - Download Basie's Barbeque - Download Begin the Beguine - Download
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Basie's Barbeque - Download
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Begin the Beguine - Download
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 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.  In the Basie Tradition.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium-swing chart on a great tune.
Bernie's Tune - Download Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea - Download C Jam Blues - Download
Bernie's Tune - Download
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C Jam Blues - Download
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 This was recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra CD Live at the Tropicana. As performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, here is one of the hippest charts from the Kenton book.  This great chart is recorded (1999) on the Azica CD "Swingin' the Blues.
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Cherokee - Download
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Chet's Call - Download
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 When Bill Holman writes a feature for a player, especially in the Kenton Band, you know it will be wonderful.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.  This piece was never  recorded by the Pat Metheny Group.
Christmas Medley - Download Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! - Download Critic's Choice - Download
Christmas Medley - Download
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Critic's Choice - Download
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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). This is a wonderful chart, an old tune in a new dress, as only Bill Holman can do it.  Here is a terrific medium-tempo shuffle chart that the Buddy Rich Band played all the time.
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 Rarely does a piece turn up like this one.  Oliver had a great feel for the funky jazz style which was so popular.  This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.
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First Child - Download
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 Dan has created a wonderful Rock Ballad, with a nifty, repeating vamp figure, that can be played by even the most inexperienced players.  This is a very fresh sounding, interesting and fun piece .  One of the loveliest ballads ever recorded by the Kenton Band.
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - Download Gravy Waltz - Download Here's That Rainy Day - Download
Gravy Waltz - Download
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 A loping, swinging version, featuring alto saxophone throughout.  This chart is a blast!  It is one of the more popular charts from Maynard's Birdland Dream Band.  This is, unquestionably, one of the most beautiful ballads ever written.
High and Dry - Download I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Download Idioteque - Download
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 Released in 1995 on Radiohead’s second album The Bends, “High and Dry” remains one of the band’s most popular hits.  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.  “Idioteque” was recorded on Radiohead’s 2000 CD Kid A, and Patty Darling’s chart is a model for arranging contemporary pop/rock music for big band.
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Jackhammer - Download
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 This is one of Pat's most haunting, pensive and beautiful ballads.  Hold on to your hat! This wild, hard-rock chart is unbelievable in it's energy, meter changes, strong rhythmic motifs and more.  This chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific L.
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Love Walked In - Download
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 Who will ever be able to forget the dynamic Buddy Rich Band? This chart was a staple in that library for a long time, spinning off of the 60's-70'slook at more contemporary music sources (rock, folk, etc.  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.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Sketches on Standards", this is a superb alto saxophone ballad feature, as arranged by Russo for Lee Konitz.  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.
Moten Swing - Download Norwegian Wood - Download Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way - Download
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 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.  This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.  The quintessential Flag-Waver (as recorded on the 1959 album "The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess", featuring the Bill Potts Big Band), this one is a real romp through a happy tune and a brilliant chart, arranged to feature everyone in the band.
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Pink Squirrel - Download
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 Bill Perkins recorded this stunning, swinging arrangement with the Metropole Orchestra.  As recorded on Shorty's CD Blues Express, this is a wonderful West Coast chart which features unison saxophone son the melody, solo space for alto sax, trumpet, trombone and a short solo for bass.  Arranged by Holman for Carl Fontana with the Stan Kenton Orchestra in the mid 50's.
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Speak Low - Download
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 Bill Potts' arrangements for the recording "The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess" are legendary.  Big Band Gospel. Recorded on the Back To Balboa LP by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a typical Richards chart in that it contains exciting ensemble blowing and lots of solo space for trombone, tenor sax, trumpet and alto sax.
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Spring Wind - Download
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Stardust - Download
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This is another one of those absolutely wonderful charts that Lennie did for Stan Kenton for what was known as the dance book. This is a drum set feature which really shows off your drummer.  This is a great chart on a great standard, originally recorded by the Terry Gibbs Band on the Dream Band CD.
Too Much Coffee - Download Trot, The - Download Vine Street Rumble - Download
Too Much Coffee - Download
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Vine Street Rumble - Download
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 This is a fast, swing chart that is a feature for tenor saxophone. Anyone familiar with Benny Carter's music knows what to expect .  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium-up Shuffle feel, with solos for tenor saxophone and piano.
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Where or When - Download
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 Mulligan contributed only a few charts to the Kenton Library,and they are all classics.  This wonderful chart is recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.