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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 Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed 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).  Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.
Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 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.  Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 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.  Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.  A blues chart to end all blues charts! A very playable arrangement featuring as many soloists as you see fit.
Blue For You - Loran McClung Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
Blue For You - Loran McClung
Retail Price: $45.00
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
 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!  West Chester University, PA .
Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow
Boss Talks, The - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00

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.  This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.
Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling Dance of Life, The (10 brass) - Bob Curnow
Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $45.00
 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. 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)
Dance of Life, The (8 brass) - Bob Curnow Doctor Is In, The - Bob Curnow Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - 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. (5-4-4-4)
  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.  This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.
Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Dreamscape - Bob Curnow Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.  A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.  Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.
Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Extensions - Patty Darling Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
Extensions - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $60.00
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 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.  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.
First Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow Follow Me - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 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.  This arrangement was commissioned by New Trier High School and written as a tribute to Jim Warrick on his retirement.
For The Li'l Ones - Bob Curnow Gathering Sky, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Girls Next Door, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
 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. 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.
Gratitude - Patty Darling Have You Heard (edited v.) - Metheny / arr. Curnow Have You Heard (Pro) - Metheny / arr. Curnow
Gratitude - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $55.00
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).  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.
Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Here to Stay - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Bob Curnow
 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.  This is, unquestionably, one of the most beautiful ballads ever written.
How Can You Lose - Benny Carter / arr. Bob Curnow I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow I Thought About You - arr. Vern Sielert
 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.  This chart comes right out of the tradition of Sammy Nestico/Count Basie.
I'll Be Seeing You - arr. Bob Curnow If I Could (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow If I Could (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 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.  Pat plays this at just about every concert of the Group.
In Her Family - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Introduction to a Samba - arr. Bob Curnow It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 This is one of Pat's most haunting, pensive and beautiful ballads.  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.
J&B (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow J&B (Pro) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 This Oliver Nelson melody was originally recorded with a small group.  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.
James - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow Just a Few - Shorty Rogers / arr. Curnow Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
Kelly's Theme - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 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.  Bob Curnow has arranged one of Shorty Rogers' hippest tunes.  A ballad for Solo Trumpet, this is an ideal selection for your festival requirements.
Kenton Hits Medley - arr. Bob Curnow Kenton Kollage - arr. Bob Curnow Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow
Keystone Shuffle - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
 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.  A brand-new extended blues, commissioned by the Pennsylvania IAJE state unit for their All-State Jazz Ensemble (which Bob conducted).
Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow Letter From Home (edited v.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Letter from Home (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Lester Lives On - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.  This arrangement does not include brass or drums.  Metheny's ballads are beautiful and haunting.
Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming - arr. Bob Curnow
Li'l Bro's Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00
Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 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.  With a nod to the wonderful David Maddux arrangement written for First Call, Bob has created a gorgeous version for big band.
Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Lullaby Waltz - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 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 . A Percussion Ensemble arrangement of this amazing piece.
Mountain Greenery - arr. Bob Curnow My Foolish Heart - arr. Bob Curnow Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
Retail Price: $70.00
 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.  Omar Thomas has written a stunning, contemporary piece reminiscent of the style of the Pat Metheny Group.
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow
Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Non-Skid Soul - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
Northwest Riff - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 A typical, great tune of the Yellowjackets in a very playable arrangement.  A funky, contemporary tune designed for the young band.  This piece is patterned after Stan Kenton's Dynaflow, but it is written in such a way that it is quite easy to play.
Not To Be Forgotten (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Not to Be Forgotten (Short ver.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow O Sole Mio (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow
 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.   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.
O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow Oblivion (for Doc) - arr. Bob Curnow Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
O Sole Mio - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
Oblivion - 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.   Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.  Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow Paprika (MM1 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow Path Well Chosen, The - Bob Curnow
Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 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.  A high-energy, quick-paced jazz piece featuring a trio of trumpet, alto and tenor with optional solos on each part.
Place in the World, A - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Promise of Dreams - Bob Curnow Quintile (Edited) - arr. Bob Curnow
 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. Here is another one of Johnny Richards' great latin tunes as written for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Recuerdos (Edited) - arr. Bob Curnow & Fred Stride Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow Saffron (MM2 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow
Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $85.00
Johnny Richards wrote this gorgeous melody as part of the incomparable Stan Kenton "Cuban Fire" CD, and now this version allows the music to be performed without all of the usual high trumpet and complex rhythms of the Stan Kenton Orchestra recording.  The chart everyone has been waiting for!! Eight minutes of amazing, dynamic, exciting sounds! This arrangement was commissioned and recorded by the SWR Big Band of Stuttgart, Germany.  This piece is a feature for solo flugelhorn (written for Fred Berry).