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Arr. Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

The Maynard Ferguson Band performed many of Abene's charts over the years. This one is an excellent example of his very musical approach to a great jazz standard. The ranges are reasonable throughout and it... view details

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Ain't Life Grand
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Fergusaon Orchestra. It was recorded on "Live at Peacock Lane," and is a bright swing tune that features solos for alto saxophone, tenor... view details

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Among the Pyramids
Fred Stride - Sierra Music Publications

The title of this chart refers to the somewhat mystical style of the instroduction of this wonderful and fun-filled chart. After the opening, and a couple of screams of terror from the band, the piece settles... view details

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Black Hole Sun
Chris Cornell/arr. James Miley - Sierra Music Publications

James Miley presents a very hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune. Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is masterfully scored for the modern big band, making great use of interesting... view details

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$57.00
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$13.00
Bodysnatchers
Radiohead/arr. Fred Sturm - Sierra Music Publications

Bodysnatchers was released in 2007 on Radiohead's "In Rainbows" album. Fred Sturm's powerful arrangement captures the raw passion of Radiohead's version with unique harmonic variations, textural... view details

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$67.00
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$13.00
Close to Home
Lyle Mays/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays. It begins with a written piano solo and moves into a lush ensemble setting. There is a short, improvised Tenor solo... view details

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Country Boy, A
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

A lost treasure from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band library, this one starts out with a "lazy" trombone solo on the written melody and swings along from there. Recorded on the "Come Blow Your Horn"... view details

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Cyclops
Nat Adderley/arr. Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, Cyclops is one of those infectious charts that will make your audiences bob their heads, tap their feet, and snap their fingers!... view details

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$48.00
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Dancing Nitely
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Written in the 1950's for Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band, this chart is a laid back, swinging tune, with a roaring ensemble section near the end. Blowing space is provided for trombone and tenor. ... view details

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Easy to Love
Cole Porter/arr. Lennie Niehaus - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a beautiful, lush, straight-eighth ballad on the popular Cole Porter standard Easy to Love. This short and quite danceable chart exemplifies the Kenton band's warm and rich ensemble sound... view details

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Four
Miles Davis/Arr. Willie Maiden - Sierra Music Publications

Not only is this a really exciting swing chart, but it's an important piece of music that young jazzers should be acquainted with.  It was a milestone when composed by Miles Davis, and this Willie Maiden... view details

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$12.00
Fox Hunt
Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

This is a great chart from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band library. Printed as originally scored (4-4-2-3), but includes extra parts for standard 5-4-4-4 instrumentation. If you want to feature two... view details

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The Girls Next Door
Metheny & Mays/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here's another great chart to add to the growing Pat Metheny Series for jazz bands! It's a down-right funk chart originally recorded on the Metheny Group's album "We Live Here." At around 84 bpm, it's set... view details

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$11.00
Groove
Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

Oliver Nelson wrote this one for the Maynard Ferguson book as recorded on the "Come Blow Your Horn" album. It features a great tune and trumpet parts throughout. Printed as originally scored (4-4-2-3), but... view details

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Happy Faces
Sonny Stitt/arr. Quincy Jones - Sierra Music Publications

As arranged by Qunicy Jones for his album "Birth of a Band," this Sonny Stitt tune is a brilliant, straight-ahead chart that swings like crazy, featuring Q's outstanding ensemble writing. It also features... view details

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Here's that Rainy Day
Jimmy Van Heusen/arr. Dee Barton - Sierra Music Publications

The famous version as performed by the "Stan Kenton Band!" ... view details

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Humbug
Don Sebesky - Sierra Music Publications

This chart starts out in a blaze of excitement and never eases off! It features tenor sax and trombone on the melody, with solo space for alto and trumpet as well. It was featured on the famous "Message from... view details

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I Can't Stop Loving You
arr. Quincy Jones - Sierra Music Publications

Every jazz fan knows it, loves it and has wished it was in print! And now, this quintessential big-band arrangement is finally available! As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album This Time by... view details

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I Worship You
Cole Porter/arr. Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

This arrangement by Oliver Nelson is a gorgeous alto saxophone solo feature of Cole Porter's ballad I Worship You. The alto soloist can either perform the completely written solo part as originally... view details

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Idioteque
Radiohead/arr. Patty Darling - Sierra Music Publications

Idioteque was recorded on Radiohead's 2000 CD "Kid A," and Patty Darling's chart is a model for arranging contemporary pop/rock/fusion music for big band. It's rare to find such an artful and creative... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$62.00
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$5.00
If You Could See Me Now
Tadd Dameron/arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Tadd Dameron's ballad If You Could See Me Now receives sensitive and thoughtful treatment in this arrangement by the great Bill Holman. Trumpet (or flugelhorn) is featured throughout. The ballad, with a... view details

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$55.00
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J & B (Pro Version)
Oliver Nelson/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

This great Oliver Nelson tune from the early '60s was originally recorded by a small group, but here it's been arranged for big band in a very hip way! Set in an easy swing feel, this chart has a... view details

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Kid A
Radiohead/arr. Steve Owen - Sierra Music Publications

Kid A is the title track on Radiohead's 2000 album. Steve Owen's inventive big band arrangement is scored in 3/4, unlike Radiohead's duple meter, with an ethereal introduction and ending separated by an... view details

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Knarf
Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

Here's a great chart from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band book. It was written for baritone sax player, Frank Hittner and features baritone sax and trumpet solos. A nice, easy swing with a great... view details

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