From Bizet's famous opera Carmen this arrangement is a good showcase for intermediate-level performers.
This quirky movement from Mussorgsky's piano suite makes a cute change-of-pace for concert programs.
Debussy's beloved piano piece translates into a beautiful vehicle for diplaying expressive musicianship. Perfect for assessment programs.
This engaging original composition is the perfect vehicle for introducing percussionists to mallet playing. Performed entirely on the black keys, your players will quickly learn to embrace the world
Another of Mozart's most popular pieces, this piano work makes for a fun outing for the mallet quartet. Ideal for assessment programs.
This large ensemble tour-de-force captures the passion of Mussorgsky's original orchestral composition. Good for concert or assessment programs.
Do you ever have requests for your group to play some New Orleans music? Or maybe you simply want to introduce your students to this traditional and fun style. This accessible collection of ten favorite and
A distinctive original work that is a true representation of the American voice. The pastoral effect of the 3/4 melody is evocative of rural folk music and is passed around through various sections
Chris Sharp has taken this beloved hymn and presented it here as a gentle rock ballad in 3/4. It's suitable for both sacred and secular use, including as a ballad selection for festival or assessment
The penultimate movement in Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, this driving piece works well for the large percussion ensemble. It's spooky quality makes it a good choice for Halloween
Perhaps the most famous of Mozart's compositions, this piece is an impressive technical showcase for more accomplished players. A good choice for virtually any concert.
Mozart's lively string serenade translates well to mallets in this six-part arrangement. An impressive piece for assessment programs.
Bach's popular Allegro movement from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 is perfect for mallets in this 6-part arrangement. Ideal for assessment programs.
The title of this tune is a thinly disguised suggestion of the Jobim composition that is everyone's favorite Bossa Nova. There is a solo section for alto and trumpet with written solos or chord changes for
This tribute to one of Frank Sinatra's biggest hits contains many references to the original tune. This is a great way to introduce that Basie swing feel that we all love to moderate-level groups. You'll
As the deep water swamp theme suggests, it's a great tool for developing low registers in younger players. The straight eighth-note rock style requires no triplet interpretation, so developing groups can
Bob James of TV's "Taxi" fame delivers this inventive tale on Georges Bizet's Farandole (from L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2) and Chris Sharp has adapted it for big band. The contemporary funk style
Young band repertoire will benefit by the addition of this musical celebration of the beautiful and historic state of Virginia. Memorable melodies consist of themes suggested by fascinating stories that