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15 Step - Radiohead / arr. Matt Harris
Retail Price: $65.00

 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.
2+2=5 - Radiohead / arr. Florian Ross
Retail Price: $65.00

 Radiohead released “2+2=5” on their sixth album Hail to the Thief in 2003.
23°N 82°W - Bill Russo
Retail Price: $60.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.
3x3x2x2x2=72 - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 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.
5-5-7 - Download
Retail Price: $60.00

 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.
5-5-7 - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

Bob Curnow has written some marvelous arrangements of Metheny/Mays music in the past, and this chart will surely "tug at your heartstrings.
Adeste Fideles - arr. Stan Kenton
Retail Price: $55.00

 The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
After You've Gone (for Woody Herman) - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $75.00

 Holman has done a few arrangements of this tune, and this one may well be the best.
After You've Gone - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00

 Bill Holman's Big Bands have always been exciting and fresh, primarily due to his writing.
After You've Gone - arr. Michael Abene
Retail Price: $55.00

 The Maynard Ferguson Band performed a lot of Abene's charts over the years.
Afternoon - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed composition.
Ain't Life Grand - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $60.00

 This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra.
Airegin - arr. Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00

 This great Sonny Rollins jazz standard features Holman's 1956 writing in a free-swinging, terrific chart.
All About Ronnie - arr. Bill Russo
Retail Price: $50.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

 Lennie Niehaus wrote a series of terrific arrangements for the Stan Kenton Orchestra (this was recorded on the "Stage Door Swings" CD).
All I Need - Radiohead / arr. Sherisse Rogers
Retail Price: $65.00

 Radiohead recorded “All I Need” on their album In Rainbows in 2007.
All The Things You Are - arr. Don Sebesky
Retail Price: $60.00

 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
Retail Price: $50.00

 One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.
All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton
Retail Price: $50.00

 The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.
Almost Like Being In Love (Edited) - arr. Don Sebesky
Retail Price: $55.00

 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
Retail Price: $60.00

 This is a fast-paced, swinging chart, with lots of solo space for trumpet and  baritone saxophone.
Almost Like Being in Love - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Retail Price: $55.00

 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Adventures In Standards, this is a medium, swing chart on a great tune.
Alone - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 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
Retail Price: $50.00

 This is about an 8-minute, multi-sectional composition.
Always and Forever - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $55.00

 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).
America The Beautiful - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $40.00

 A re-scoring of a Kenton original (richer harmony, better key).
Amoroso - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00

 As recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) The Legend,  this is an up-tempo latin and swing chart.
An American Trilogy - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

A dramatic setting of three American songs.
And Then I Knew - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $85.00

 Bob Curnow continues to add to his catalog of arrangements of Metheny & Mays compositions.
Angels We Have Heard on High - arr. Ralph Carmichael
Retail Price: $55.00

The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Another Life - Pat Metheny / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $60.00

 Bob Curnow is very well known for his wonderful arrangements of Metheny's music, and this chart will only enhance that reputation.
Any Dude'll Do - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $55.00

 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
Retail Price: $65.00

 This great chart is recorded on the "Tonight Show Band, Volume II " CD(Amherst Records).
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.
Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

Also known as Patterns For Orchestra (as recorded on the Verve jazz masters 48 CD), this is one of Nelson's very interesting charts.
Artistry In Percussion - Pete Rugolo
Retail Price: $45.00

As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Artistry in Rhythm" (and many other CDs).
Artistry In Rhythm (short v.) - Stan Kenton
Retail Price: $40.00

 There have been many requests for a stand alone version of Kenton's theme song.
Artistry Jumps - Stan Kenton
Retail Price: $55.00

 Exactly as recorded on the Kenton / Capitol Retrospective CD (and the original Milestones LP).
As It Is - Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $65.00

 Here is another fantastic Metheny/Mays masterwork, orchestrated by Bob Curnow.
Aura - Bill Holman
Retail Price: $60.00

 This wonderful chart features a front line of tenor sax and trumpet stating the melody.
Awakening, The - Metheny & Mays / arr. Curnow
Retail Price: $70.00

 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.
Bach's Lunch - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $45.00

 Your audiences will love this clever baroque flavored chart.
Back In Blue Orleans - Les Hooper
Retail Price: $55.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

 Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and "Back In Time" is no exception.
Back Woods - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00

 There may not be a more beautiful ballad anywhere in jazz ensemble literature.
Badger Blues - Bob Curnow
Retail Price: $45.00

 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
Retail Price: $55.00

 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.