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Big Swing Face - Bill Potts Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich Bluesineff - Dan Haerle
Big Swing Face - Bill Potts
Retail Price: $60.00
Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich
Retail Price: $50.00
Bluesineff - Dan Haerle
Retail Price: $45.00
New Updated 2019 format! This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD!  Can you imagine a chart which is this easy to play being played and recorded by Maynard Ferguson? Well, that just demonstrates how catchy and wonderful this chart is.  Sierra Music is happy to be affiliated with Dan Haerle, noted composer/arranger, educator (University of North Texas) and pianist.
Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper Cool School Dropout - Les Hooper Foxy - Slide Hampton
Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00
Foxy - Slide Hampton
Retail Price: $55.00
 Just what it sounds like .  This is exactly as recorded on the Hooper CD "Out of the Woods.  Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print.
Goin' On - Benny Carter Groove - Oliver Nelson I Thought About You - arr. Vern Sielert
Goin' On - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00
Groove - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00
Benny Carter created a wealth of marvelous, swinging big band music," and this piece is no exception to that.  Oliver Nelson wrote this one for the Maynard Ferguson Band Library.  This chart comes right out of the tradition of Sammy Nestico/Count Basie.
Isn't She Lovely - arr. Bill Holman Just Friends - arr. Bill Holman Katy-Do - Benny Carter
Katy-Do - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00
 Exactly as recorded on the JVC Bill Holman Band CD, Stevie Wonder's great tune never sounded so good! Set in a medium-shuffle feel, this chart features tenor saxophone (a la Bob Cooper on the CD) and the wonderful gift of Bill Holman's imaginative arranging.  This an absolutely amazing chart, demanding and exciting beyond belief!  The chart is extensive in length and packed full of the great writing for which Bill is known.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a slow Swing," not unlike "Li'l Darlin' " in effect.
Lambeau Leap - Fred Sturm Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow Little Minor Booze, A - Willie Maiden
Lambeau Leap - Fred Sturm
Retail Price: $65.00
Lines for Lions - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00
 Composer Fred Sturm has written a wonderful and exciting shuffle tune which features tenor saxophone, trumpet and drums.  Curnow has created two easy-to-play charts on commission from the University of Portland.  This great Kenton classic, as recorded on the album "Live from Redlands University," is a swinging, happy chart which allows for lots of blowing space and is combined with great ensemble sections.
Love For Sale - arr. Pete Myers Meetin' Time - Benny Carter Norwegian Wood
Meetin' Time - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00
Norwegian Wood
Retail Price: $60.00
 The Buddy Rich Band played this chart for years! A sensational arrangement of a great tune in an up-tempo setting.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium slow Swing with more than a tinge of Gospel flavor.  This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.
Red Tape Blues - Geoff Keezer Stella By Starlight (arr. Slide Hampton) Things Ain't What They Used To Be - arr. Tommy Newsom
Red Tape Blues - Geoff Keezer
Retail Price: $45.00
 Geoff has scored a very hip, musical easy-to-play chart in the classic blues form, using his incomparable melodic and harmonic sense of things. As published on A Message From Birdland by the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra, this arrangement of “Stella By Starlight” is dedicated to Locksley “Slide” Hampton. Travel between styles as this chart moves smoothly from ballad to Latin to medium swing to fast swing. A strong trumpet soloist can really show their metal here. Come for the classic melody, stay for the solos, and get swept along by the intricate rhythms. 5-4-4-3  This is recorded on the Tonight Show Band CD "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst Records).
Trot, The - Benny Carter Twists and Turns Vine Street Rumble - Benny Carter
Trot, The - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $60.00
Twists and Turns
Retail Price: $55.00
Anyone familiar with Benny Carter's music knows what to expect .

Patty Darling brings us yet another great contemporary chart: “Twists
and Turns!” Imagine yourself on a road trip with smooth stretches and beautiful
scenery, interrupted by occasional sharp turns and peaceful lookouts. This
chart incorporates multiple solo opportunities and leans heavily on the pianist
(or pianists – a second keyboard player can double many sections with electric
piano). Add in some auxiliary percussion, have fun, and enjoy the drive! 5-4-4-4

 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.
Well, Git It - Sy Oliver / arr. Bob Curnow
 Every band from Tommy Dorsey to the Tonight Show Band to Ted Heath seemed to have a version of this great Sy Oliver tune.