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15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris 2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross 23°N 82°W - Bill Russo
23°N 82°W - Bill Russo
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 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.  This is one of the most creative, important big band compositions ever written by anyone! It is also a chart which has been in demand for many years.
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson 5 M Calypso - David Baker 5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson
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5 M Calypso - David Baker
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As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.  This is one happy chart!  It starts with the trombones laying down a nifty bass line, and then a great groove with a calypso pattern.  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.
After You've Gone (for Woody Herman) - arr. Bill Holman All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky Almost Like Being In Love (Pro) - arr. Don Sebesky
 Holman has done a few arrangements of this tune, and this one may well be the best.  This chart is from the I REMEMBER BILL - a tribute to Bill Evans  CD arranged and conducted by Don Sebesky! All of these incredible pieces require a mature band, soloists and woodwind doublers.  This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and  baritone saxophone.
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow An American Trilogy - Bob Curnow And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
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 The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears. A dramatic setting of three American songs.  Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.
Artistry In Rhythm (short v.) - Stan Kenton Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton
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There have been many requests for a stand alone version of Kenton's theme song.  New updated 2019 format!  Exactly as recorded on the Kenton / Capitol Retrospective CD (and the original Milestones LP).  Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Begin the Beguine (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman Begin the Beguine - arr. Johnny Richards
 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.  As recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Back To Balboa (Capitol), Richards takes this great standard and turns it into a 6/8 latin and swinging screamer.
Bemsha Swing - arr Bill Holman Berlin Bei Nacht - Oliver Nelson Bernie's Tune - arr. Gene Roland
 This is the chart that people have been wanting to see in print for years! Recorded by the Bill Holman Band on their album "Briliant Corners", this is the great Thelonious Monk tune set in a straight-eighth Latin feel.   As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, “Berlin Bei Nacht” is the 4th movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite.  This was recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra CD Live at the Tropicana.
Better Days Ahead - Pat Metheny / arr. Lindsay Big Chase, The - Marty Paich Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky
Big Chase, The - Marty Paich
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Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky
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From the pen of one of the very best arrangers, this chart just SINGS with optimism (hence the title?) and joy.  As recorded on the CD "Back to Balboa" (and many other albums), this sensational piece moves along at a fast tempo, featuring solo space (the blues) for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone and drums.  This chart is from the I REMEMBER BILL - a tribute to Bill Evans  CD arranged and conducted by Don Sebesky! All of these incredible pieces require a mature band, soloists and woodwind doublers.
Blues And The Abstract Truth - Oliver Nelson Blues Story, The - Gene Roland Body and Soul - arr. John Bambridge
 This chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific recording More Blues and the Abstract Truth. Here is a slow, gutty, "down-home" type of blues written for and recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the Adventures In Blues album.  This is a remarkable chart that features tenor saxophone throughout.
Boop Boo Be Doop - Bill Holman Bugle Call Rag - arr. Bill Holman But Beautiful - arr. Bill Holman
 Bill Holman wrote some of the best music played by the Stan Kenton Orchestra and "Boop Boo Be Doop" is surely one of those charts.  As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst),  this wonderful chart is the hottest "flag-waver" of all time.  Exactly as recorded on the View From the Side CD, this wonderful chart was written for Pete Christlieb to be featured on tenor saxophone.
C Jam Blues - arr. Bill Holman Certain Circles - Bill Holman Cherokee - Bill Holman
Certain Circles - Bill Holman
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Cherokee - Bill Holman
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 This great chart is recorded (1999) on the Azica CD "Swingin' the Blues.  Holman really gets into his imitative writing with this chart.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.
Chiapas - Hank Levy Chicago - arr. Mike Abene Christmas Medley - arr. Stan Kenton
Chiapas - Hank Levy
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Chicago - arr. Mike Abene
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 This was the first of many "time charts" that Hank wrote for the Kenton Band.  Chicago is a high-energy, big band bebop arrangement on the popular standard that Mike wrote for Maynard Ferguson's band. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Merry Christmas", this chart has optional saxophone parts which nicely cover the french horn parts (originally written for only brass and rhythm section).
Chrysalis - John Oddo Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! - arr. Bill Holman Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards
Chrysalis - John Oddo
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Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards
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 From the pen of one of the best composers in the jazz field.  This is a wonderful chart, an old tune in a new dress, as only Bill Holman can do it. Contains all of the following charts:.
Daily Dance, The - Bill Holman Dance of Life, The (10 brass) - Bob Curnow Dance of Life, The (8 brass) - Bob Curnow
 The Daily Dance was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Birthday in Britain. 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)
Decoupage - Hank Levy Diva - Fred Sturm Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - Bob Curnow
Decoupage - Hank Levy
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Diva - Fred Sturm
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 Hank contributed so much to the Kenton book in the '70's, and this chart is one of the best of the bunch.  Fred Sturm brings us another fresh, innovative arrangement.  This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.
Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman Dorian Blue - Les Hooper El Congo Valiente - Johnny Richards
Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman
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Dorian Blue - Les Hooper
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 This chart is not for the faint-of-heart.  A monumental piece of big band jazz.  The 2nd movement of Richards' amazing Cuban Fire Suite.
Empty Ballroom  Blues - arr. Oliver Nelson Fanfare for the New - Hugo Montenegro Fascinating Rhythm - arr. Bill Russo
 Nelson wrote an album for Johnny Hodges (Black, Brown and Beautiful, RCA) featuring the compositions of Duke Ellington and also some of his original things.   One of the great pieces written for the Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra, founded and conducted by Stan Kenton. Exciting and challenging music.  Russo always created wonderfully interesting (and challenging) arrangements of standard tunes.
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow First Child - Bob Curnow First Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Festival Piece - Bob Curnow
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First Child - Bob Curnow
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 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.  One of the loveliest ballads ever recorded by the Kenton Band.  The LP The First Circle contains some of the most exciting contemporary music ever created.
Frame for the Blues - Slide Hampton Frank Speaking - Bill Russo Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire) - Johnny Richards
Frank Speaking - Bill Russo
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 Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always an ideal showcase for the outstanding soloists within its ranks. Movement I (of 7) of the Cuban Fire Suite.
Gathering Sky, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Genghis Khan - Ray Starling Git, The - Bill Holman
Genghis Khan - Ray Starling
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Git, The - Bill Holman
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 Bob Curnow brings you yet another epic Metheny/Mays masterpiece.  This is a great chart to feature your drummer and the entire ensemble! Starting out with a bombastic Eastern-sounding introduction (ala Genghis Khan), it then launches into a hard-driving minor blues stated by the trombone, trumpet and tenor saxophone.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.
Gladly - Don Sebesky Go East, Young Man - Slide Hampton Gon Gong - arr. Oliver Nelson
Gladly - Don Sebesky
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Gon Gong - arr. Oliver Nelson
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 This is movement 1 of Don's "Joyful Noise Suite" (a tribute to Duke Ellington).  Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print.  Oliver Nelson delivers great arrangement after great arrangement, and this one is no exception! A quick, uptempo swing tune, "Gon Gong" is the perfect "opener" for any program.
Gravy Waltz - arr. Willie Maiden Hamp's Boogie Woogie - arr. John Bambridge Happy Birthday To You - arr. Bill Holman
 This chart is a blast!  It is one of the more popular charts from Maynard's Birdland Dream Band.  This great chart is recorded on the "Tonight Show Band, Volume II " CD (Amherst Records).  A fun-filled, exciting chart on the old tune.
Another great chart. Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Dee Barton
Hav-a-Havana - Bill Holman
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 Any Kenton fan knows this piece very well, as it is one of the finest things ever written for Stan.  If you know "The First Circle" or "Minuano," then you'll have some sense of what this incredible composition is all about. This is the original, quintessential arrangement by the great Dee Barton as recorded on the "Live at Redlands University" CD 5-5-5-3.
High and Dry - Radiohead / arr. Bob Washut Hit and Run - Denis DiBlasio Honeysuckle Rose - arr. Bill Holman
Hit and Run - Denis DiBlasio
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 Released in 1995 on Radiohead’s second album The Bends, “High and Dry” remains one of the band’s most popular hits.  Talk about a Flag-Waver !!! The Maynard Ferguson Band recorded this on their Footpath Cafe CD.  As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst), this bright, swinging chart is a blast !  Bill Holman is at his best, weaving descending unison lines with the tune stated by trumpet and tenor sax (both of which are given solo space).
I Am - Omar Thomas I Concentrate on You - arr. Johnny Richards I Didn't Ask - Bill Holman
I Am - Omar Thomas
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I Didn't Ask - Bill Holman
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 In 2012 we introduced Omar Thomas to the list of Sierra composers and arrangers.  This was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Back To Balboa, and it is a highly original, exciting chart (latin/swing) on a great standard tune.  Recorded on the A View From the Side CD by the Bill Holman Band, this chart is a slow blues, with Willis taking a VERY different approach.
I'll Be Around - arr. Bill Holman I've Got You Under My Skin - arr. Bill Holman I.U. Swing Machine - David Baker
 Boy, you talk about a wonderful Trombone Feature .  This may be the all-time greatest jazz arrangement of a standard tune.  David Baker's music is wonderful to play because of its originality and sense of adventure.
Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu
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In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
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Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
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 Bill Mathieu's arrangements, done for the Stan Kenton Orchestra were some of the most beautiful pieces ever recorded by that band.  Recorded in 1954 for the recording Kenton Showcase this chart is an alto saxophone feature throughout.  Here is another chart written for Stan Kenton (in the mid-1950's), that was never recorded by the band.
Indra - Hank Levy Inner Crisis - arr. Bob Curnow Intermission Riff - Ray Wetzel
Indra - Hank Levy
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 This was one of the early charts of Hank's recorded by Kenton.  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.  Finally, the up-to-date version that the Kenton Band played right up until the end.
Invention for Guitar and Trumpet - Bill Holman Isn't She Lovely (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing - arr. Tommy Newsom
 Once used in the Blackboard Jungle movie, this piece is one of Holman's earliest compositions to be recorded by Kenton. Bill wrote a chart on this wonderful Stevie Wonder tune for his own band and also for the Tonight Show Band.  This chart was one of the staples in the Tonight Show Band book, and they performed this often.
It's Glory - arr. Oliver Nelson Joyful Noise Suite Jumpin' at the Woodside - arr. Tommy Newsom
Joyful Noise Suite
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 Nelson wrote an album for Johnny Hodges (Black, Brown and Beautiful, RCA) featuring the compositions of Duke Ellington and also some of his original things. Master arranger/composer Don Sebesky has composed a new suite, built on .  Count Basie's great tune gets a smashing treatment from the master arranger Tommy Newsom.
Just Friends - arr. Bill Holman Just Friends - arr. Tommy Newsom Kenton Kollage - arr. Bob Curnow
 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 recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst), this is one of Tommy's "classic" charts .  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.
Knarf - Michael Abene Knives Out - Radiohead / arr. Dan Gailey La Guera Baila (The Fair One Dances) - Johnny Richards
Knarf - Michael Abene
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 Another great chart from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band Library.  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.  Movement V (of 7) of the Cuban Fire Suite.
La Suerte De Los Tontos - Johnny Richards Lambeau Leap - Fred Sturm Limehouse Blues - arr. Bill Holman
Lambeau Leap - Fred Sturm
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Movement VI (of 7) of the Cuban Fire Suite.  Composer Fred Sturm has written a wonderful and exciting shuffle tune which features tenor saxophone, trumpet and drums.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Holman for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Little Minor Booze, A - Willie Maiden Lonely Woman - arr. Bill Mathieu Love Story - arr. Willie Maiden
 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.  As recorded on the Standards in Silhouette CD, this is yet another of Bill Mathieu's classic arrangements of a great jazz standard ballad.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University,"  this may well be Willie's best chart done for Stan.
Love Walked In - arr. Kim Richmond Machito - Pete Rugolo Madly - Don Sebesky
Machito - Pete Rugolo
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Madly - Don Sebesky
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 This chart is recorded on the sensational CD titled "Passages" by the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra. This is one of the early, fantastic Latin charts recorded by the Kenton Band and played for years and years.  This is movement 3 of Don's "Joyful Noise Suite" (a tribute to Duke Ellington).
Malaga - Bill Holman Malaguena (Edited) arr. Holman/Curnow Malaguena - arr. Bill Holman
Malaga - Bill Holman
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Malaguena - arr. Bill Holman
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 Absolutely one of the all-time great big band charts! Tenor sax, drums and trumpet solos, interspersed with fabulous ensemble writing.  This is a new edition (Finale computer notation) of the original arrangement, edited to be played with the following instrumentation:  2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone saxophone, 5 trumpets, 5 trombones,  piano, bass and drums.  This is a new edition (Finale computer notation) of the original arrangement, with no editing.
Matador - Fred Stride Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Matador - Fred Stride
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 An original by Fred Stride, "Matador" is a wonderful, unique addition to any concert or festival program! This arrangement is set in an even-eighth feel complete with the sounds of Spain.  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.
Mission Trail - Gene Roland Modern Opus - Bob Graettinger More About Thirds - Bill Holman
Mission Trail - Gene Roland
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Modern Opus - Bob Graettinger
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Viva-Kenton," this delightful Latin chart has solo space for tenor saxophone and features a very hip melody by Gene Roland.  If you're looking for something very different for a jazz history concert, this is it! Graettinger was a Third Stream composer in jazz long before the term was invented.  This amazing work was commissioned by the I.
My Old Flame - arr. Marty Paich Never Sleep (MM3 The Big Street) Newport - Slide Hampton
Newport - Slide Hampton
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 Although this has been in the catalog for a while, it is now notated in Finale, and the new edition comes with a full score for the first time.  This is the third movement of the three-part suite titled "The Big Street" which was recorded on the album "The Fabulous Bill Holman" in 1957.  Finally, Slide Hampton's incredible music is in print.
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas Noseprints - Neil Slater Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
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Noseprints - Neil Slater
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Of Another Time - Bob Curnow
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 Omar Thomas has written a stunning, contemporary piece reminiscent of the style of the Pat Metheny Group.  Written for and recorded by the North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band (Lab'99), this chart is a wonderful mix of an even-eighth feel and swing feel with the usual, wonderfully-interesting writing of Neil Slater.  This was written in memory of Stan Kenton.
Of Space and Time - Hank Levy Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way - arr. Bill Potts Old Man River - arr. Willie Maiden
Of Space and Time - Hank Levy
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 Hank Levy wrote this wonderful 5/4 chart in the early '70's (1973), and it was recorded on the "Birthday in Britain" CD.  The quintessential Flag-Waver (as recorded on the 1959 album "The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess", featuring the Bill Potts Big Band), this one is a real romp through a happy tune and a brilliant chart, arranged to feature everyone in the band.  As recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra on the "Newport" album, this clever Willie Maiden arrangement is set in three sections - ballad, medium swing and fast swing.
On Green Dolphin Street - arr. Michael Abene On The Corner (MM2 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman Path Well Chosen, The - Bob Curnow
 This is a great, HOT chart from Maynard's Dream Band book.  On the Corner is a moderate tempoed blues .  A high-energy, quick-paced jazz piece featuring a trio of trumpet, alto and tenor with optional solos on each part.
Peanut Vendor, The - arr. Pete Rugolo Pennies From Heaven - arr. Lennie Niehaus People - arr. Don Sebesky
People - arr. Don Sebesky
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 The original chart as played by the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  This was the first chart arranged by Lennie to be recorded by Stan's band.  Here is another fantastic trumpet feature for a fantastic trumpet player.
Petaluma Lu - Bill Holman Poor Butterfly - arr. John Bambridge Portrait Of A Count - Bill Russo
Petaluma Lu - Bill Holman
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 A really delightful samba! 339 measures of pure delight! Features soprano sax and flugelhorn, as well as drums and bass.  As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst), John's arrangement (to quote Doc Severinsen), is a "masterpiece.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always an ideal showcase for the outstanding soloists within its ranks.
Pueblo de Taos - arr. Fred Sturm Quien Sabe? (Who Knows?) - Johnny Richards Quintessence - Hank Levy
Quintessence - Hank Levy
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  Based on a traditional Native American song, Fred Sturm has created a truly amazing masterpiece capturing the beauty of the melody with the intricacies and creativity of a big band.  Movement IV (of 7) of the Cuban Fire Suite.  Of all the pieces Hank wrote for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is arguably the best one.
Resisting Arrest (MM4 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman Rhapsody In Blue - arr. Bill Holman Rise And Fall of a Short Fugue, The - Bob Curnow
 The finale to this wonderful suite is set at a fast pace, with a great theme (unison trombones and tenors to start) and lots of solo spaces for tenor sax, trumpet and drums.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University",  this is a rare baritone saxophone solo feature throughout.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was recorded on the Stan Kenton Plays Chicago CD ( available from Sierra Music).
Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow Rooms for Tourists - Paul Ferguson Round Robin - Shorty Rogers
Riverdance - arr. Bob Curnow
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Round Robin - Shorty Rogers
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 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 is a wonderful chart by the recent winner of the Gil Evans Fellowship sponsored by the IAJE.  This amazing chart was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra and released on the By Request-Volume One album.
Royal Blue - arr. Bill Holman Ruby, My Dear - arr. Bill Holman Sadly - Don Sebesky
Royal Blue - arr. Bill Holman
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Sadly - Don Sebesky
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 Bill Holman's compositions in the library of the Stan Kenton Orchestra were some of the most exciting pieces ever conceived for jazz orchestra.  The new CD Brilliant Corners, as recorded by Bill Holman's Band, is taking the jazz world by storm! Here is one of the ballads on the recording, which contains all Thelonious Monk compositions as arranged by Holman.  This is movement 2 of Don's "Joyful Noise Suite" (a tribute to Duke Ellington).
Samba Siete - Hank Levy Sax Alley - John Bambridge Separately Together - Neil Slater
Samba Siete - Hank Levy
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Sax Alley - John Bambridge
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 A samba in 7/4 .  As recorded by Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band on "Volume One"(Amherst),  this is a red-hot feature for two tenor saxophones (recorded by Pete Christlieb and Ernie Watts).  Neil brings us yet another brilliant, original piece in the ECM style.
Shades (MM1 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman Sing, Sing, Sing - arr. Tommy Newsom Solo For Buddy - Bill Holman
Solo For Buddy - Bill Holman
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 Shades opens with a drum solo (brushes on snare) in a medium tempo and swings on from there.  Tommy takes this old tune and turns it on its head.  Buddy Childers, that is! Willis wrote this for Buddy in 1954, and it is recorded on the Kenton Showcase album (This music is available from Mosaic Records in their Russo/Holman CD set.