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All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky At First Light - Ellen Rowe Cherokee - Bill Holman
At First Light - Ellen Rowe
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Cherokee - Bill Holman
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 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.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.
Empty Ballroom  Blues - arr. Oliver Nelson Geller's Cellar - Ernie Wilkins Guy Noir's Brother - Les Hooper
 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.  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.
Heidi (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / edited by Curnow Heidi (Pro) - Oliver Nelson I Worship You - Cole Porter / arr. Oliver Nelson
Heidi (Pro) - Oliver Nelson
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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.   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.  This arrangement by Oliver Nelson is a gorgeous alto saxophone feature of Cole Porter's "I Worship You.
I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Joe Coccia If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
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 This wonderful ballad is recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra “Sketches On Standards" CD.  This arrangement is easier than the Pro version.  Recorded in 1954 for the recording Kenton Showcase this chart is an alto saxophone feature throughout.
Indiana - arr. Bill Holman Inner Crisis - arr. Bob Curnow Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow
Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
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 Here is another chart written for Stan Kenton (in the mid-1950's), that was never recorded by the band.  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.
It's Glory - arr. Oliver Nelson Love Story - arr. Willie Maiden Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
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 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.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University,"  this may well be Willie's best chart done for Stan.  This chart was originally written for Charlie Parker to perform with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Missing You (pro version) - Fred Stride Missing You (short version) - Fred Stride My Funny Valentine - arr. Bill Holman
 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.  As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have solo feature for alto saxophone.
Penthouse Dawn, A - Oliver Nelson Rise And Fall of a Short Fugue, The - Bob Curnow Sadly - Don Sebesky
Sadly - Don Sebesky
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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).  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).
Something to Remind You  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Stairway To The Stars - arr. Bill Holman Street of Dreams - arr. Stan Kenton
 Here is another wonderful Bob Curnow arrangement of Metheny/Mays music.  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.
Summer of '42, Theme from the - arr. Tommy Newsom Tippin' In - arr. by Tommy Newsom When We're Together - Les Hooper
 This beautiful arrangement of the lovely popular Michel Legrand ballad was originally scored for the Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen.  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.  As recorded on the Les Hooper Big Band's Anything Goes, this is a lovely, contemporary, rock ballad, which features alto saxophone throughout.
You Love But Once - Oliver Nelson
 There may not be a more beautiful ballad anywhere in jazz ensemble literature.