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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
Retail Price: $60.00
 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 3x3x2x2x2=72 - arr. Bob Curnow 5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00
As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.  This arrangement by Bob Curnow is based on Johnny Richards' original composition written for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, which was part of the "Adventures In Time" album.  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.
Across the Sky - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Adeste Fideles - arr. Stan Kenton After You've Gone (for Woody Herman) - arr. Bill Holman
Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  Holman has done a few arrangements of this tune, and this one may well be the best.
After You've Gone - arr. Bill Holman After You've Gone - arr. Michael Abene Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
 Bill Holman's Big Bands have always been exciting and fresh, primarily due to his writing.  The Maynard Ferguson Band performed a lot of Abene's charts over the years.  Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.
Ain't Life Grand - Bill Holman Airegin - arr. Bill Holman All About Ronnie - arr. Bill Russo
Airegin - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00
 This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra.  This great Sonny Rollins jazz standard features Holman's 1956 writing in a free-swinging, terrific chart.  Exactly as recorded by Chris Conner with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this moody, brilliant arrangement is a perfect vehicle for your vocalist.
All At Once You Love Her - arr. Lennie Niehaus All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky
 Lennie Niehaus wrote a series of terrific arrangements for the Stan Kenton Orchestra (this was recorded on the "Stage Door Swings" CD).  Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.  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.
All The Things You Are - arr. Gerry Mulligan All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton Almost Like Being In Love (Edited) - arr. Don Sebesky
 One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.  The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.  This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and baritone saxophone.
Almost Like Being In Love (Pro) - arr. Don Sebesky Almost Like Being in Love - arr. by Lennie Niehaus Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
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 This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and  baritone saxophone.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium, swing chart on a great tune.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always ahead of its time! This chart was based on the music of Blood Sweat and Tears.
Alterior Motif - Les Hooper Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow America The Beautiful - arr. Bob Curnow
Alterior Motif - Les Hooper
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 This is about an 8-minute, multi-sectional composition.  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).  A re-scoring of a Kenton original (richer harmony, better key).
Amoroso - Benny Carter An American Trilogy - Bob Curnow And Then I Knew  - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Amoroso - Benny Carter
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 As recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) The Legend,  this is an up-tempo latin and swing chart. A dramatic setting of three American songs.  Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.
Angels We Have Heard on High - arr. Ralph Carmichael Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Any Dude'll Do - Bill Holman
Any Dude'll Do - Bill Holman
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The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.  A happy, cookin, shuffle tune in the best Holman tradition!  Very reasonable ranges and figures which just swing like crazy! Solo space for alto and baritone saxes and drums.
April in Paris - arr. John Bambridge Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow
Are We There Yet? - Lyle Mays
Retail Price: $55.00
 This great chart is recorded on the "Tonight Show Band, Volume II " CD(Amherst Records).  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.  This is a newly re-arranged version of the magnificent melody recorded on the Adventures In Time CD (available on CD from Sierra).
Artist's Rightful Place, The (aka Patterns for Orchestra) - Oliver Nelson Artistry In Percussion - Pete Rugolo Artistry In Rhythm (short v.) - Stan Kenton
Also known as Patterns For Orchestra (as recorded on the Verve jazz masters 48 CD), this is one of Nelson's very interesting charts. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Artistry in Rhythm" (and many other CDs).  There have been many requests for a stand alone version of Kenton's theme song.
Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow Aura - Bill Holman
Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton
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Aura - Bill Holman
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 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.  This wonderful chart features a front line of tenor sax and trumpet stating the melody.
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow Bach's Lunch - Les Hooper Back In Blue Orleans - Les Hooper
Bach's Lunch - Les Hooper
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 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.  Your audiences will love this clever baroque flavored chart.  As recorded on the new Les Hooper Big Band  CD "Out of the Woods"," this hot, blues shuffle is full of energy and good ol' down-home funky blues.
Back In Time - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow Back Woods - Oliver Nelson Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Back Woods - Oliver Nelson
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Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
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 Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.  There may not be a more beautiful ballad anywhere in jazz ensemble literature.  A blues chart to end all blues charts! A very playable arrangement featuring as many soloists as you see fit.
Bali Hai - arr. Lennie Niehaus Ballad for Benny - Oliver Nelson Bary Me Not - Bill Holman
Bary Me Not - Bill Holman
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 This was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Stage Door Swings, and it is one of Lennie's wonderful charts on a great Broadway standard tune.  Oliver Nelson wrote the most beautiful melodies! This is a clarinet feature (how about that?), and was recorded by Phil Woods and the Oliver Nelson's Jazz Interactions Orchestra (hear it on the Verve Jazz Masters 48 CD).  As recorded on the new CD The Bill Holman Band Live, Holman has written a witty, musical, fun-filled feature for baritone saxophone.
Basie Eyes - Shorty Rogers Beat 70 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow Beeline East - arr. Bob Curnow
Basie Eyes - Shorty Rogers
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 A wonderful, easy, swinging chart which is the centerpiece of the CD Shorty Rogers Courts the Count, a terrific big band tribute to Count Basie.    Bob Curnow provides yet another great arrangement of one of Pat Metheny/Lyle Mays' biggest hits. Originally recorded on their album Letter From Home, "Beat 70" is an exciting up-tempo Latin/fusion tune that will leave your band and audiences humming this catchy melody for the rest of the day! Ranges are mostly modest and rhythmic concerns are minimal. There is solo space for tenor saxophone, trumpet, piano and drums. This chart is a must-have! 5-4-4-4 Bob Curnow took Ken Hanna's wonderful, latin, medium-tempo tune and made it a bit more accessible for good bands.
Begin the Beguine (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman Begin the Beguine - arr. Johnny Richards Begin the Beguine - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 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.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium-swing chart on a great tune.
Bemsha Swing - arr Bill Holman Bernie's Tune - arr. Gene Roland Better Days Ahead - Pat Metheny / arr. Lindsay
 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.  This was recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra CD Live at the Tropicana. From the pen of one of the very best arrangers, this chart just SINGS with optimism (hence the title?) and joy.
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Big Chase, The - Marty Paich Big Swing Face - Bill Potts
Big Chase, The - Marty Paich
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Big Swing Face - Bill Potts
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As performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, here is one of the hippest charts from the Kenton book.  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 is the real thing, as written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band on the Big Swing Face CD.
Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky Black Friday - Steely Dan / arr. Fred Sturm Black, Brown and Beautiful - Oliver Nelson
Bill, Not Gil - Don Sebesky
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 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.    The music of Steely Dan has come to Sierra Music! From the same masterful pen that brought the music of Radiohead and Astor Piazzola, the late, great Fred Sturm wows us once again. Originally arranged for the HR Big Band (Germany), this rock-ish, heavy-shuffle tune provides hard hitting melody sections, plenty of room for improvisation (as you choose), and raucous ensemble interplay.  This chart is recorded by Oliver Nelson on the recording titled Black, Brown and Beautiful.
Bleep Blop - Les Hooper Bloom - Radiohead / arr. James Miley Blue Daniel - arr. Bill Holman
Bleep Blop - Les Hooper
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 As recorded on the new Les Hooper Big Band  CD "Out of the Woods"," this clever, quirky, swinging chart is terrific.  This is another Radiohead tune, arranged by Radiohead Jazz Project pioneer, James Miley.  Frank Rosolino's jazz waltz is loved by all, and Holman's arrangement of it is superb.
Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter Blue For You - Loran McClung Bluer Than Blue - Don Sebesky
Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter
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Blue For You - Loran McClung
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Bluer Than Blue - Don Sebesky
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a medium tempo Swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet and piano.  This wonderfully tasteful jazz waltz has been featured at the Playboy Jazz Festival, performed by many All-State Jazz Ensembles, and is played regularly by the U.  This could be called Newer Than New, because Don just wrote this for John Pizzarelli's new band in New York.
Blues And The Abstract Truth - Oliver Nelson Blues Express - Shorty Rogers Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman
Blues Express - Shorty Rogers
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Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman
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 This chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific recording More Blues and the Abstract Truth.  As recorded on the BMG CD The Big Shorty Rogers Express, this is a terrific romp through a fast Swing, featuring solos by Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD I Told You So (out-of-print).
Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich Blues Story, The - Gene Roland Bluezies - Shorty Rogers
Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich
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Bluezies - Shorty Rogers
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 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. 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.  As recorded on Portrait of Shorty, (including the best of West Coast jazz musicians such as Herb Geller, Bill Holman, Jack Montrose, Frank Rosolino, Conrad Gozzo, Conte Candoli and others) this is a great, up-tempo, swinging chart with lots of solo space for alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, trumpet, trombone, piano and drums.
Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays Body and Soul - arr. John Bambridge Bodysnatchers - Radiohead / arr. Fred Sturm
Sierra Music publishes 10 of the Metheny/Mays charts on this sensational CD!  This is a remarkable chart that features tenor saxophone throughout. “Bodysnatchers” was released in 2007 on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album.
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow Boop Boo Be Doop - Bill Holman Bright Eyes - Bill Holman
Bone Appetit - Bob Curnow
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Bright Eyes - Bill Holman
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 West Chester University, PA .  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.  There were a number of sensational charts written in the 50's for the Bill Holman Band and the Terry Gibbs Band.
Bugle Call Rag - arr. Bill Holman Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper But Beautiful - arr. Bill Holman
Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper
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 As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst),  this wonderful chart is the hottest "flag-waver" of all time.  Just what it sounds like .  Exactly as recorded on the View From the Side CD, this wonderful chart was written for Pete Christlieb to be featured on tenor saxophone.
But Beautiful - arr. Lennie Niehaus C Jam Blues - arr. Bill Holman Carl - Bill Holman
Carl - Bill Holman
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 When Lennie arranged for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, he created the most beautiful big band dance book ever written.  This great chart is recorded (1999) on the Azica CD "Swingin' the Blues.  When Bill Holman writes a feature for a player, especially in the Kenton Band, you know it will be wonderful.
Cayenne (MM3 - Suite Seasonings) - Bob Curnow Certain Circles - Bill Holman Checkpoint Charlie (Edited) - Edited by Bob Curnow
Certain Circles - Bill Holman
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 Latin spice, hot sounds, and a happy, cookin' tune that sails along.  Holman really gets into his imitative writing with this chart.   Full of up-tempo energy, Oliver masterfully intertwines the melody in the saxophones with counter-lines from the brass to create an incredible tapestry of sound.
Checkpoint Charlie (Pro) - Oliver Nelson Cherokee - Bill Holman Chiapas - Hank Levy
Cherokee - Bill Holman
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Chiapas - Hank Levy
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  Full of up-tempo energy, Oliver masterfully intertwines the melody in the saxophones with counter-lines from the brass to create an incredible tapestry of sound.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.  This was the first of many "time charts" that Hank wrote for the Kenton Band.
Chicago - arr. Mike Abene Chicken Polo - Les Hooper Children of the Sun - Bob Curnow
Chicago - arr. Mike Abene
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Chicken Polo - Les Hooper
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 Chicago is a high-energy, big band bebop arrangement on the popular standard that Mike wrote for Maynard Ferguson's band.  A terrific funk chart! Lots of space for optional solos.  This is a completely re-composed and re-notated (in Finale) version of a piece that has been in the catalog for a while.
Christmas Medley - arr. Stan Kenton Circumvent - Les Hooper Close To Home - Lyle Mays / arr. Bob Curnow
Circumvent - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00
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).  There is always room for a jazz waltz, and you will love this one.  Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays.
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo Concerto To End All Concertos - Stan Kenton Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo
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Cool Cat Carl - Patty Darling
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 This historically important piece opens with a rubato piano solo and then moves to a terrific Rugolo trombone feature (originally recorded by Kai Winding). One of Kenton's most important compositions. This is an easy, medium-rock chart, accessible by any middle school band.
Cool School Dropout - Les Hooper Count Me In (Edited) - Billy Byers Count Me In (Pro) - Billy Byers
 This is exactly as recorded on the Hooper CD "Out of the Woods.  Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.  Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.
Country Boy, A - arr. Bill Holman Critic's Choice - Oliver Nelson Cubajazz - Bill Holman
Cubajazz - Bill Holman
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 Sierra continues to find the lost treasures from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band Library.  Here is a terrific medium-tempo shuffle chart that the Buddy Rich Band played all the time.  Rarely does a piece turn up like this one.
Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards Cyclops - arr. Oliver Nelson Daily Dance, The - Bill Holman
Cuban Fire Suite - Johnny Richards
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Cyclops - arr. Oliver Nelson
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Contains all of the following charts:. Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, "Cyclops" is one of those charts that will make your audiences bob their heads and tap their feet.  The Daily Dance was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Birthday in Britain.
Dancing in the Dark - arr. Gerry Mulligan Dancing Nitely - Bill Holman Danny Boy - arr. Don Sebesky
Dancing Nitely - Bill Holman
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Danny Boy - arr. Don Sebesky
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 Mulligan contributed only a few charts to the Kenton Library, and they are all classics.  Bill Holman titled this one after the signs which used to be in the old-time dance halls around the country.  If you've ever heard Maynard's recording of this world famous melody (Londonderry Air), you probably never forgot it! Sebesky's chart is superb, and this publication includes practical alternate choices for the trumpet feature.
Day Dream - arr. Lennie Niehaus Daylie's Double - Oliver Nelson Decoupage - Hank Levy
Decoupage - Hank Levy
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra and Jean Turner,  this is a superb Ellington ballad that will make you want to hear it over and over again.  Oliver had a great feel for the funky jazz style which was so popular.  Hank contributed so much to the Kenton book in the '70's, and this chart is one of the best of the bunch.
Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me - arr. Tommy Newsom Doctor Is In, The - Bob Curnow Doctor is Out, The (for Doc) - Bob Curnow
 This wonderful Ellington classic is scored by the great Tommy Newsom to feature alto sax throughout.   Set as a medium-up swing feel, this chart features trumpet throughout and is exciting from beginning to end, including a great shout chorus to highlight the entire ensemble.  This was written for Doc Severinsen to premier at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Conference.
Don't Worry 'Bout Me - arr. Bill Fritz Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman
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Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
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 Graettinger arranged this standard in his most unusual way, using dissonance offset with the beauty of this gorgeous melody.  This chart is not for the faint-of-heart.   In usual Basie fashion, this chart swings its tail off with incredible ensemble passages, and provides for plenty of solo space for both tenor saxophonists to dual it out.
Dorian Blue - Les Hooper Down By The Riverside - arr. Oliver Nelson Dream of the Return - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Dorian Blue - Les Hooper
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 A monumental piece of big band jazz.  There has been an illegal lift of this chart available before, but this chart is the exact, original one that Oliver Nelson wrote for his terrific L.  This ballad is almost spiritual in its effect!! A trombone feature, the melody soars throughout.
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow Dynaflow - Stan Kenton, Art Pepper Early Morning (African Sunrise) - Oliver Nelson
Dreamscape - Bob Curnow
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 A beautiful solo for Flugelhorn.  A true Kenton Classic.  As recorded on the brilliant CD Afrique, by the Count Basie Orchestra, this lovely piece features piano and/or tenor sax (or whomever) in a medium-slow, lilting 12/8 feel.
Easy Money - Benny Carter Easy To Love (Edited) - arr. Bill Holman Easy To Love (Pro) - arr. Bill Holman
Easy Money - Benny Carter
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 As recorded on the brilliant CD "The Legend "   by the Count Basie Orchestra, this medium  swing piece features solos for trumpet, trombone, piano and bass.  Bill Holman's arrangement, from the Maynard Ferguson Band "Boy With Lots Of Brass" recording, is a wonderful medium-swing tune with solo space for piano, alto, and trumpet.  Bill Holman's arrangement, from the Maynard Ferguson Band "Boy With Lots Of Brass" recording, is a wonderful medium-swing tune with solo space for piano, alto, and trumpet.
Easy To Love - Cole Porter / arr. Lennie Niehaus Eighteen - Metheny & Mays / arr. Bob Curnow El Congo Valiente - Johnny Richards
 This is a beautiful, lush, straight-eighth ballad on the popular Cole Porter tune "Easy To Love.  Eighteen is a flat-out, rock n' roll chart based on a tune from one of Pat Metheny's earlier albums, "Offramp.  The 2nd movement of Richards' amazing Cuban Fire Suite.
Elegy for Alto - Pete Rugolo Emancipation Blues - Oliver Nelson Emily - arr. Les Hooper
Elegy for Alto - Pete Rugolo
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Emily - arr. Les Hooper
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From the Progressive Jazz period in the 1940's, this piece focused on the alto saxophone (originally played by George Weidler).
 This chart is recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra on the Afro-American Sketches (Prestige CD).  This standard is made even more beautiful with this Hooper arrangement.
Empty Ballroom  Blues - arr. Oliver Nelson End of a Love Affair, The - arr. Lennie Niehaus Et Si C'Etait La Fin - Metheny / arr. Curnow
 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.  A magnificent alto saxophone feature. Set in a contemporary pop/swing feel, this arrangement makes a wonderful contrast to any program.
Every Summer Night - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow Every Time We Say Goodbye - arr. Lennie Niehaus Everything In Its Right Place - Radiohead / arr. James Miley
 This piece is the essence of the clever, unusual, unforgettable kind of tune that Pat and the Group come up with. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Stage Door Swings, this is a lovely ballad scored in the incomparable Kenton style.  Radiohead is an English alternative rock band.
Extensions - Patty Darling Falling - Les Hooper Fan It, Janet - Don Sebesky
Extensions - Patty Darling
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Falling - Les Hooper
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Fan It, Janet - Don Sebesky
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 Extensions is a funky, hip-hop fusion chart with nice mood changes throughout.  This is a very fresh sounding, interesting and fun piece .  Also part of the Message from Newport album, this chart features tenor, trombone, and great contrapuntal writing with great changes and a terrific straight-ahead, swinging feeling.