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Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.  The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.  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).
Among the Pyramids - Fred Stride Big Swing Face - Bill Potts Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
Big Swing Face - Bill Potts
Retail Price: $60.00
 The title refers to the somewhat "mystical" style of the opening of this wonderful and fun-filled chart.  This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.  This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley.
Big Band Arrangement of Bodysnatchers Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow Follow Me - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
“Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.  Latin spice, hot sounds, and a happy, cookin' tune that sails along.  This arrangement was commissioned by New Trier High School and written as a tribute to Jim Warrick on his retirement.
Foxy - Slide Hampton Goin' On - Benny Carter Groove - Oliver Nelson
Foxy - Slide Hampton
Retail Price: $55.00
Goin' On - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00
Groove - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00
 Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print. 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.
I Hope In Time A Change Will Come (long v.) - Oliver Nelson / arr. Curnow I Thought About You - arr. Vern Sielert Isn't She Lovely - arr. Bill Holman
 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.  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.
It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Jackhammer - Bob Curnow Love For Sale - arr. Pete Myers
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.  The Buddy Rich Band played this chart for years! A sensational arrangement of a great tune in an up-tempo setting.
My Foolish Heart - arr. Bob Curnow Norwegian Wood Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
Norwegian Wood
Retail Price: $60.00
Oblivion - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 My Foolish Heart is an arrangement of one of the most popular melodies ever written.  This is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.  Piazzolla wrote many beautiful melodies, and this one is perhaps the most haunting.
Place in the World, A - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child - Slide Hampton Things Ain't What They Used To Be - arr. Tommy Newsom
 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.  Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print.  This is recorded on the Tonight Show Band CD "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst Records).
Time for Love, A - arr. Hank Levy Trot, The - Benny Carter Vine Street Rumble - Benny Carter
Trot, The - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $60.00
 This is another one of those charts which did not get commercially (or legally) recorded by the band. Anyone familiar with Benny Carter's music knows what to expect .  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.
Wave - arr. John LaBarbera Well, Git It - Sy Oliver / arr. Bob Curnow
Wave - arr. John LaBarbera
Retail Price: $50.00
 Buddy Rich played this chart constantly! Features a great bass trombone solo on the tune.  Every band from Tommy Dorsey to the Tonight Show Band to Ted Heath seemed to have a version of this great Sy Oliver tune.