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5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Ace of Hearts - Patty Darling Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Ace of Hearts - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $45.00
 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. 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.
Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Alone Together - arr. Bob Curnow Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition. Bob Curnow has arranged this haunting melody with lots of interesting counterpoint and harmonies throughout.  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).
And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.  Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.  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 Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow
 Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.  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.  Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow Blue For You - Loran McClung Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Blue For You - Loran McClung
Retail Price: $45.00
 A blues chart to end all blues charts! A very playable arrangement featuring as many soloists as you see fit.  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. Sierra Music publishes 10 of the Metheny/Mays charts on this sensational CD!
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00
 West Chester University, PA .

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)

 Latin spice, hot sounds, and a happy, cookin' tune that sails along.
Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $45.00
 This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.  Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays. This is an easy, medium-rock chart, accessible by any middle school band.
Dance of Life, The (10 brass) - Bob Curnow Dance of Life, The (8 brass) - Bob Curnow Doctor Is In, The - Bob Curnow
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)
  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.
Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - Bob Curnow Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.  This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.  A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.
Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Extensions - Patty Darling
Extensions - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $60.00
 Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.  This piece is the essence of the clever, unusual, unforgettable kind of tune that Pat and the Group come up with.  Extensions is a funky, hip-hop fusion chart with nice mood changes throughout.
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow First Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 Bob Curnow has created a marvelous modal piece that opens with a fanfare in 6/8 and then moves into a lilting 3-4 swing tempo.  The LP The First Circle contains some of the most exciting contemporary music ever created.  Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.
Follow Me - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow For The Li'l Ones - Bob Curnow Gathering Sky, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 This arrangement was commissioned by New Trier High School and written as a tribute to Jim Warrick on his retirement.  Here is a wonderful "Basie-ish" chart with a catchy melody set in an easy-swing tempo.  Bob Curnow brings you yet another epic Metheny/Mays masterpiece.
Girls Next Door, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Gratitude - Patty Darling Have You Heard (edited v.) - Metheny / arr. Curnow
Gratitude - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $55.00
Another great chart to add to the ever-growing Pat Metheny Series, Bob Curnow has arranged this down-right funk tune originally recorded on the PMG album We Live Here. Sierra Music is pleased to present yet another wonderful, contemporary composition by Patty Darling. She has provided us with many publications ranging from our “Easy-to-Play” series to the “Radiohead Jazz Project”. This new piece from Patty is a slow swing in 3/4 with elements of sparsity and transcendence throughout along with an abundance of solo space for flugelhorn that really intensifies this sentiment. “Gratitude” is the perfect contrasting piece for your program to add that element of variety every band and audience needs. (5-4-4-4)  This arrangement is a bit easier than the Pro version because it does not change keys (to C# minor).
Have You Heard (Pro) - Metheny / arr. Curnow Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Here to Stay - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 This is a TERRIFIC tune, full of the happy, spirited, hip melodic and harmonic stuff that we've all come to love about Pat's music.  If you know "The First Circle" or "Minuano," then you'll have some sense of what this incredible composition is all about.   Set as an easy-going rock feel, this Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays composition is sure to be a band and audience favorite.
Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Bob Curnow How Can You Lose - Benny Carter / arr. Bob Curnow I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow
 This is, unquestionably, one of the most beautiful ballads ever written.  Bob took the wonderful small group recording of this fun tune (on the CD "Jazz Giant" - Contemporary) and turned it into a very special big band arrangement.  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.
I Thought About You - arr. Vern Sielert I'll Be Seeing You - arr. Bob Curnow If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 This chart comes right out of the tradition of Sammy Nestico/Count Basie.  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).  This arrangement is easier than the Pro version.
If I Could (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow If I Should Lose You - arr. Bob Curnow In Her Family - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Pat plays this at just about every concert of the Group. This arrangement by Bob Curnow is a fresh, swingin’ take on a classic jazz standard!  This is one of Pat's most haunting, pensive and beautiful ballads.
Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow J&B (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow
 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.  A BEST SELLER!!! Metheny's tunes and rhythmic feels are perfect for Big-Band settings.  This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.
J&B (Pro) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow Jackhammer - Bob Curnow James - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.  Hold on to your hat! This wild, hard-rock chart is unbelievable in it's energy, meter changes, strong rhythmic motifs and more.  Bob Curnow does his usual stellar job of arranging Pat Metheny's very popular tune "James," and he manages to add a lot of his own ideas to the arrangement.
Just a Few - Shorty Rogers / arr. Curnow Keepin' It Cool - Bob Curnow Keepin' It Hot - Bob Curnow
Keepin' It Cool - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Keepin' It Hot - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Bob Curnow has arranged one of Shorty Rogers' hippest tunes. This Bob Curnow arrangement was commissioned by Lawrence University for the 2018 Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend. This chart is the big brother of “Keepin’ It Cool” and is the same basic chart, but is meant for slightly more advanced ensembles that are seeking more of a challenge with extended brass ranges!
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow Kenton Hits Medley - arr. Bob Curnow Kenton Kollage - arr. Bob Curnow
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 A ballad for Solo Trumpet, this is an ideal selection for your festival requirements.  Four wonderful tunes.  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.
Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow Letter From Home (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 A brand-new extended blues, commissioned by the Pennsylvania IAJE state unit for their All-State Jazz Ensemble (which Bob conducted).  Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.  This arrangement does not include brass or drums.
Letter from Home (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00
Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Metheny's ballads are beautiful and haunting.  Bob has written a fun-filled, high-energy blues chart that swings hard.  Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.
Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming - arr. Bob Curnow Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 With a nod to the wonderful David Maddux arrangement written for First Call, Bob has created a gorgeous version for big band.  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.  This is another Masterwork by Metheny and Mays and destined to become the same kind of classic as The First Circle .
Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Mountain Greenery - arr. Bob Curnow My Foolish Heart - arr. Bob Curnow
A Percussion Ensemble arrangement of this amazing piece.  Bob Curnow has created a wonderful "nonet" chart (6 horns, 3 rhythm) on this great Rodgers and Hart tune.  My Foolish Heart is an arrangement of one of the most popular melodies ever written.
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
Retail Price: $70.00
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Omar Thomas has written a stunning, contemporary piece reminiscent of the style of the Pat Metheny Group.  A typical, great tune of the Yellowjackets in a very playable arrangement.  A funky, contemporary tune designed for the young band.
Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow Not To Be Forgotten (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Not to Be Forgotten (Short ver.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 This piece is patterned after Stan Kenton's Dynaflow, but it is written in such a way that it is quite easy to play.  As commissioned (and recorded) by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany, this is an extended arrangement based on a gorgeous melody by Pat Metheny.  Pat Metheny writes superb ballads.
O Sole Mio (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow Oblivion (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow
O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
  If you're familiar with the great chart on "I Can't Stop Loving You" that was created for the Basie Band, then you know what this one is about.  If you're familiar with the great chart on "I Can't Stop Loving You" that was created for the Basie Band, then you know what this one is about.   Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.
Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow Of Another Time - Bob Curnow Paprika (MM1 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.  This was written in memory of Stan Kenton.  This is a fast-paced, swinging opening movement, with lots of solo space for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet and drums.
Path Well Chosen, The - Bob Curnow Place in the World, A - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Promise of Dreams - Bob Curnow
 A high-energy, quick-paced jazz piece featuring a trio of trumpet, alto and tenor with optional solos on each part.  Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart surely belongs to that wonderful "new" big band literature he has created with such pieces as "The First Circle" and "Minuano.  This piece has been in the catalog for a while, but it has been totally recomposed and notated in Finale.