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Adeste Fideles - arr. Rich DeRosa Adeste Fideles - arr. Stan Kenton Angels We Have Heard on High - arr. Ralph Carmichael
   Arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), Richard DeRosa has written a beautiful masterpiece on this traditional Christmas favorite. Scored as a brass and horn chorale, this moving piece is filled with fluid cantabile lines, engaging counterpoint, lush harmonies and gorgeous ensemble climaxes.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Carol of the Bells (Edited) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow Carol of the Bells (Pro) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow Christmas Medley - arr. Stan Kenton
 This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany.  This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany. 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).
First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow Go, Tell It on The Mountain - arr. Ted Wilson God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Ralph Carmichael
 Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.  A medium latin groove setting for a marvelous trombone solo on the melody. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Rich DeRosa God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Ted Wilson Good King Wenceslas - arr. Ralph Carmichael
DeRosa’s delightful, contemporary setting on “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” has a moderate samba feel and features the soprano saxophone throughout.  A loping, swinging version, featuring alto saxophone throughout. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Good King Wenceslas - arr. Ted Wilson Hark, the Herald Angels Sing - arr. Rich DeRosa Holly and the Ivy, The - arr. Ralph Carmichael
 A wonderfully fresh and inventive funk chart (Yup!).   "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" is a light, happy, easy-swing chart that is playable by most any band. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Joy to the World - arr. Rich DeRosa O Holy Night - arr. Ralph Carmichael O, Tannenbaum - arr. Ralph Carmichael
  This traditional tune in a zydeco feel and provides an entertaining journey from beginning to end. Focusing entirely on the ensemble, there is no improvisation in this piece.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Once In Royal David's City - arr. Ralph Carmichael Silent Night - arr. Bob Curnow Silent Night - arr. Ted Wilson
 The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.  This is a very hip, slow, 3/4 version, with lush, warm voicings.
Twelve Days of Christmas, The - arr. Ralph Carmichael We Three Kings - arr. Ralph Carmichael
The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.