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Never Sleep (MM3 The Big Street) I Didn't Ask - Bill Holman Certain Circles - Bill Holman
I Didn't Ask - Bill Holman
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Certain Circles - Bill Holman
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 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.  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.  Holman really gets into his imitative writing with this chart.
Stairway To The Stars - arr. Bill Holman Solo For Buddy - Bill Holman In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
Solo For Buddy - Bill Holman
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In Lighter Vein - Bill Holman
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 Another terrific feature chart by Bill Holman.  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.  Recorded in 1954 for the recording Kenton Showcase this chart is an alto saxophone feature throughout.
Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman Ruby, My Dear - arr. Bill Holman Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman
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Indiana - arr. Bill Holman
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 This is a wonderful feature for tenor saxophone (as recorded by Bill Perkins).  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.  Here is another chart written for Stan Kenton (in the mid-1950's), that was never recorded by the band.
Tree Frog - Bill Holman Shades (MM1 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman On The Corner (MM2 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman
Tree Frog - Bill Holman
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 This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.  Shades opens with a drum solo (brushes on snare) in a medium tempo and swings on from there.  On the Corner is a moderate tempoed blues .
Stop-Go (MM3 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman Resisting Arrest (MM4 - Street Suite) - Bill Holman Theme and Variations - Bill Holman
 As the title implies, this chart does not rest for a moment.  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.  Recorded in 1953 on the Kenton Showcase album (This music is available from Mosaic Records in their Russo/Holman CD set.
Invention for Guitar and Trumpet - Bill Holman Zoot - Bill Holman Happy Birthday To You - arr. Bill Holman
Zoot - Bill Holman
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 Once used in the Blackboard Jungle movie, this piece is one of Holman's earliest compositions to be recorded by Kenton.  Holman wrote this to feature (of course) Zoot Sims on tenor saxophone.  A fun-filled, exciting chart on the old tune.
Rhapsody In Blue - arr. Bill Holman West Side (MM 1 The Big Street) Tennessee Waltz - arr. Bill Holman
 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University",  this is a rare baritone saxophone solo feature throughout.  This is the first movement of the three-part suite titled The Big Street which was recorded on the album The Fabulous Bill Holman in 1957.  This chart is a sensational version of the old standard, all dressed up with a new look only Holman could create.
Git, The - Bill Holman But Beautiful - arr. Bill Holman Stompin' at the Savoy - arr. Bill Holman
Git, The - Bill Holman
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 This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.  Exactly as recorded on the View From the Side CD, this wonderful chart was written for Pete Christlieb to be featured on tenor saxophone.  If there is one chart which seems to capture the essence of Stan's mid-fifties bands, this is the one! The chart swings like mad from downbeat to the end.
Cherokee - Bill Holman Boop Boo Be Doop - Bill Holman Another great chart.
Cherokee - Bill Holman
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Hav-a-Havana - Bill Holman
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra  on "Contemporary Concepts," this publication completes the goal of getting this entire watershed recording into print.  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.  Any Kenton fan knows this piece very well, as it is one of the finest things ever written for Stan.
Petaluma Lu - Bill Holman St. Thomas - arr. Bill Holman I'll Be Around - arr. Bill Holman
Petaluma Lu - Bill Holman
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St. Thomas - arr. 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.  Sonny Rollins and Bill Holman.  Boy, you talk about a wonderful Trombone Feature .
Malaga - Bill Holman Royal Blue - arr. Bill Holman Woodrow - Bill Holman
Malaga - Bill Holman
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Royal Blue - arr. Bill Holman
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Woodrow - 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.  Bill Holman's compositions in the library of the Stan Kenton Orchestra were some of the most exciting pieces ever conceived for jazz orchestra.  Bill Holman has created a rollicking, swinging, wonderful tribute to Woody Herman with this great chart.
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! - arr. Bill Holman Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman Zoot 'n' Al - Bill Holman
Donna Lee - arr. Bill Holman
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Zoot 'n' Al - Bill Holman
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 This is a wonderful chart, an old tune in a new dress, as only Bill Holman can do it.  This chart is not for the faint-of-heart.  As recorded on the new CD The Bill Holman Band Live, this chart features two tenor saxophone players throughout, playing together and separately.
Tico Tico - arr. Bill Holman Sunshinola - Bill Holman Zamboni - Bill Holman
Tico Tico - arr. Bill Holman
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Sunshinola - Bill Holman
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Zamboni - Bill Holman
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 As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra (Creative World CD) on  " Live at Redlands University",   this chart is a rip-roaring latin and swing chart that just flies along.   As recorded on the new CD "Hommage", Holman has written a witty, musical, fun-filled "fantasy" on the well-known American tune (as in "You are my.  What a marvelous chart this is! The "engine" which keeps on going is a 4-bar vamp in the rhythm section.
World is Waiting for the Sunrise, The - arr. Bill Holman There Will Never Be Another You - arr. Bill Holman Bemsha Swing - arr Bill Holman
 This wonderful chart is recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.  This is one of the great "unrecorded" (or "missing") solo features written for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  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.
Isn't She Lovely (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman Limehouse Blues - arr. Bill Holman I've Got You Under My Skin - arr. Bill Holman
Bill wrote a chart on this wonderful Stevie Wonder tune for his own band and also for the Tonight Show Band.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Holman for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  This may be the all-time greatest jazz arrangement of a standard tune.
Begin the Beguine (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman Bugle Call Rag - arr. Bill Holman Honeysuckle Rose - arr. Bill Holman
 As recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.  As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst),  this wonderful chart is the hottest "flag-waver" of all time.  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).
St. Louis Blues (for Doc) - arr. Bill Holman C Jam Blues - arr. Bill Holman After You've Gone (for Woody Herman) - arr. Bill Holman
 As recorded by the Tonight Show Band on "Once More With Feeling" (Amherst), Holman takes a fresh look at this wonderful old jazz standard.  This great chart is recorded (1999) on the Azica CD "Swingin' the Blues.  Holman has done a few arrangements of this tune, and this one may well be the best.
Malaguena - arr. Bill Holman Malaguena (Edited) arr. Holman/Curnow Daily Dance, The - Bill Holman
Malaguena - arr. Bill Holman
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 This is a new edition (Finale computer notation) of the original arrangement, with no editing.  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.  The Daily Dance was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Birthday in Britain.
Just Friends - arr. Bill Holman More About Thirds - Bill Holman Take the "A" Train - arr. Bill Holman
 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.  This amazing work was commissioned by the I.  As recorded on "Tonight Show Band, Vol.