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15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris 2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross 5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 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.  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.
All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers Alone - arr. Bob Curnow And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00
 Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.  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.
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 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.  Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.  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.
Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden / arr. James Miley Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley Big Band Arrangement of Bodysnatchers
 James Miley brings to Sierra another hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune.  This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley. “Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.
Et Si C'Etait La Fin - Metheny / arr. Curnow Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Big Band Chart of Everything In Its Right Place
Set in a contemporary pop/swing feel, this arrangement makes a wonderful contrast to any program.  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.
Extensions - Patty Darling Fire Within, The - Jamey Simmons First Circle, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Extensions - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $60.00
 Extensions is a funky, hip-hop fusion chart with nice mood changes throughout.  Here is a very clever and catchy original Latin composition from one of our newer composers, Jamey Simmons.  The LP The First Circle contains some of the most exciting contemporary music ever created.
Follow Me - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Gathering Sky, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Gratitude - Patty Darling
Gratitude - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $55.00
 This arrangement was commissioned by New Trier High School and written as a tribute to Jim Warrick on his retirement.  Bob Curnow brings you yet another epic Metheny/Mays masterpiece. Sierra Music is pleased to present yet another wonderful, contemporary composition by Patty Darling. She has provided us with many publications ranging from our “Easy-to-Play” series to the “Radiohead Jazz Project”. This new piece from Patty is a slow swing in 3/4 with elements of sparsity and transcendence throughout along with an abundance of solo space for flugelhorn that really intensifies this sentiment. “Gratitude” is the perfect contrasting piece for your program to add that element of variety every band and audience needs. (5-4-4-4)
Have You Heard (edited v.) - Metheny / arr. Curnow Have You Heard (Pro) - Metheny / arr. Curnow Heat of the Day, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
 This arrangement is a bit easier than the Pro version because it does not change keys (to C# minor).  This is a TERRIFIC tune, full of the happy, spirited, hip melodic and harmonic stuff that we've all come to love about Pat's music.  If you know "The First Circle" or "Minuano," then you'll have some sense of what this incredible composition is all about.
Here to Stay - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow High and Dry - Radiohead / arr. Bob Washut Idioteque
Idioteque
Retail Price: $65.00
  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” 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.
Into the Light - Fred Stride It's Just Talk - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington It's Just Talk - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Into the Light - Fred Stride
Retail Price: $55.00
 Fred has created a highly original Rock/Fusion piece,  which uses a recurring bass line and wonderful counterpoint throughout. Percussion Ensemble version of this great Metheny tune.  A BEST SELLER!!! Metheny's tunes and rhythmic feels are perfect for Big-Band settings.
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow James - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow Kid A - Radiohead / arr. Steve Owen
Jackhammer - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00
 Hold on to your hat! This wild, hard-rock chart is unbelievable in it's energy, meter changes, strong rhythmic motifs and more.  Bob Curnow does his usual stellar job of arranging Pat Metheny's very popular tune "James," and he manages to add a lot of his own ideas to the arrangement.  “Kid A” is the title track on Radiohead’s 2000 album.
Knives Out - Radiohead / arr. Dan Gailey Libertango - Piazzolla / arr. Fred Sturm Michelangelo - Piazzolla / arr. Fred Sturm
 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.  Astor Piazzolla's music lends itself well to the big band idiom, and Fred Sturm is a masterful arranger for big band.
Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Minuano (six eight) - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Next Chapter, The - Patty Darling
 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.  Another wonderful original by Patty Darling, "The Next Chapter" is a fresh, contemporary easy-to-play chart.
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas Nimbus - arr. Bob Curnow Optimistic - Radiohead / arr. Patty Darling
Next to Silence - Omar Thomas
Retail Price: $70.00
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.    This chart is a great addition to a growing collection of Radiohead charts that has provided bands throughout the world with wonderful, unique choices for their jazz band programs. Patty Darling has a lock on Radiohead after providing her exquisite chart on "Idioteque," a best-selling arrangement.
Opus III - Les Hooper Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box - Radiohead / arr. Dan Cavanagh Paranoid Android - Radiohead / arr. Ken Schaphorst
Opus III - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00
 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.  Radiohead released “Paranoid Android” as a single in April 1997 and as a track on their studio album OK Computer the same year.
Phase Dance - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Phase Dance - Metheny / arr. Houghton & Warrington Place in the World, A - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Set in a genre all their own, this Latin/Fusion style piece has exciting ensemble passages that light up the tune, rich harmonies that add tremendous depth, and exciting rhythms that propel this chart forward. A Percussion Ensemble version of this wonderful Metheny piece.  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.
Ruth - Bill Holman Sail to the Moon - Radiohead / arr. Omar Thomas See The World - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Ruth - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $50.00
 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.  This arrangement features tenor saxophone and guitar, and the chart captures the excitement of this marvelous tune from Pat's Secret Story CD.
Stranger In Town - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Summit - Patty Darling Sunlight - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Summit - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $55.00
 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. Patty Darling takes us on a Latin Rock pilgrimage in 3/4 time with the occasional 4/4 and 5/4 meters in this exciting new composition that was commissioned by Lawrence University for the Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend.  Bob Curnow has a way of picking out the Metheny tunes that work so well in a big band setting.
Temple Street - Dale Wilson There, There - Radiohead / arr. James Miley Urban Strut - Patty Darling
Temple Street - Dale Wilson
Retail Price: $65.00
Urban Strut - Patty Darling
Retail Price: $60.00
 This composer won the Gil Evans Fellowship with this composition.  “There, There” (subtitled “The Boney King of Nowhere") was recorded on Radiohead’s 2003 album Hail to the Thief.  This great piece could easily be a theme song for the next "cops and robbers" TV show! A wonderful, contemporary fusion piece in 3/4, Patty Darling's composition focuses a fair amount on the piano.
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.