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15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris 2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers
 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.  Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears.  Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.  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 Black Friday - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
 Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.    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.  This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley.
Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays Bodhisattva - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Big Band Arrangement of Bodysnatchers
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)
“Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.
Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling Do It Again - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $45.00
This is an easy, medium-rock chart, accessible by any middle school band. 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)  Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.
Essence, The - Dan Haerle Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Big Band Chart of Everything In Its Right Place
Essence, The - Dan Haerle
Retail Price: $45.00
 Dan has created a wonderful Rock Ballad, with a nifty, repeating vamp figure, that can be played by even the most inexperienced players.  This piece is the essence of the clever, unusual, unforgettable kind of tune that Pat and the Group come up with.  Radiohead is an English alternative rock band.
Farmer's Trust - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington FM - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Follow Me - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
A Percussion Ensemble arrangement of this amazing piece.    The music of Steely Dan has come to Sierra Music! Originally arranged for the HR Big Band (Germany), the late, great Fred Sturm has given us another rock chart worthy of any band's library. In typical Sturm fashion, the beginning of "FM" is a kaleidoscope of independent fragments culminating with the original Steely Dan intro as it moves into the melody played by clarinets.  This arrangement was commissioned by New Trier High School and written as a tribute to Jim Warrick on his retirement.
Gathering Sky, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Gaucho - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Havin' A Good Time - Les Hooper
 Bob Curnow brings you yet another epic Metheny/Mays masterpiece.    The music of Steely Dan has come to Sierra Music! The late, great Fred Sturm originally arranged this for the HR Big Band (Germany), and Sierra is thrilled to add it to its catalog. Set as a slow rock/gospel, there is beautiful, lush ensemble writing througout the piece.  The title says it all! Your band and your audience will have a good time with this chart by Les! It is a Latin-rock setting of a very hiptune.
Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Here to Stay - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow High and Dry - Radiohead / arr. Bob Washut
 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.  Released in 1995 on Radiohead’s second album The Bends, “High and Dry” remains one of the band’s most popular hits.
Idioteque Inner Crisis - arr. Bob Curnow It's Just Talk - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington
Idioteque
Retail Price: $65.00
 “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.  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. Percussion Ensemble version of this great Metheny tune.
It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Jackhammer - Bob Curnow Kid A - Radiohead / arr. Steve Owen
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 A BEST SELLER!!! Metheny's tunes and rhythmic feels are perfect for Big-Band settings.  Hold on to your hat! This wild, hard-rock chart is unbelievable in it's energy, meter changes, strong rhythmic motifs and more.  “Kid A” is the title track on Radiohead’s 2000 album.
Knives Out - Radiohead / arr. Dan Gailey Libertango - Piazzolla / arr. Fred Sturm Little Static Cling, A - Fred Stride
 Arranger Dan Gailey said that “Knives Out,” recorded on Radiohead’s 2001 CD Amnesiac, “had me hooked the first time I heard it based solely on its beautiful melody.  As recorded on "Libertango ! Hommage to Astor Piazzolla" by the HR Big Band (Germany), this arrangement will surely lift your audiences out of their seats.  Cute! Clever! Catchy! Very playable! It all fits with Fred's newest creation for young players.
Live and Let Die - Paul & Linda McCartney / arr. Curnow Michelangelo - Piazzolla / arr. Fred Sturm Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow

A great arrangement of the great tune written by the ex-Beatle. If you're looking for a contemporary chart, written for this great band and based on a well known tune, this is the one.
 Astor Piazzolla's music lends itself well to the big band idiom, and Fred Sturm is a masterful arranger for big band. A Percussion Ensemble arrangement of this amazing piece.
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow Not To Be Forgotten (Pro) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
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Nimbus - arr. 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.  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.
Not to Be Forgotten (Short ver.) - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Opus III - Les Hooper Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box - Radiohead / arr. Dan Cavanagh
Opus III - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00
 Pat Metheny writes superb ballads.  This is Hooper at his best .  Dan Cavanagh’s arrangement of “Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box” is a powerful big band techno-rock chart that your audience will love as much as your band will.
Paranoid Android - Radiohead / arr. Ken Schaphorst Ruth - Bill Holman Sail to the Moon - Radiohead / arr. Omar Thomas
Ruth - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00
 Radiohead released “Paranoid Android” as a single in April 1997 and as a track on their studio album OK Computer the same year.  This is one of the most original big band rock/fusion charts ever written.  This arrangement continues the Radiohead Jazz Project and adds another wonderful talent to the list of outstanding RJP writers.
Scorpion Dance - Bob Curnow Shadrack - arr. Bill Holman Something to Remind You  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Scorpion Dance - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $50.00
Shadrack - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00
  An exciting, contemporary funk/rock piece which has been played on national television by the McDonald’s All-American High School Jazz Band.  Bill Holman's Great Big Band was a sensational ensemble! That album has just been re-issued on Mosaic Records.  Here is another wonderful Bob Curnow arrangement of Metheny/Mays music.
Spring Ain't Here - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow Stranger In Town - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Sunlight - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Bob Curnow continues to add to his Pat Metheny Big Band Series with this wonderful light, laid-back, Latin-rock chart.  Another amazing, exciting chart has been added to the Pat Metheny Series! Bob Curnow's arrangement of Metheny/Mays' composition "Stranger In Town" hits you in the face right from the start and ends in the same manner.  Bob Curnow has a way of picking out the Metheny tunes that work so well in a big band setting.
The Bob Curnow Big Band Plays the Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays - Volume 2 The Music of Radiohead - Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble There, There - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
Sierra Music publishes all 11 charts on this fantastic CD!
Sierra Music publishes all 12 charts on this fantastic CD!

 “There, There” (subtitled “The Boney King of Nowhere") was recorded on Radiohead’s 2003 album Hail to the Thief.
We've Got A World That Swings - arr. Willie Maiden Wherever You Go - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
 As recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra on "New Sounds of Maynard Ferguson," This Willie Maiden arrangement takes a great tune and puts it in an up-tempo swing setting.  Here is another marvelous collaboration of Pat Metheny/Lyle Mays music as arranged for big band by Bob Curnow.