This lush chart on Alone Together is a beautiful ensemble jazz ballad with a haunting melody and lots of interesting counterpoint and harmonies. Played at around 60 bpm, it has brief
Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and Back in Time is no exception. Featuring a flugelhorn or trumpet soloist throughout on a written-out solo with chords included for improvisation,
As recorded by the Kenton band on the 7.5 on the Richter Scale album, this all-time great standard receives a fresh sound with the impeccable scoring talent of Marty Paich. This arrangement has it all:
One of the last original pieces composed by the late Fred Sturm, this may be one of the most beautiful. Sensitively arranged by David Springfield as a quiet ballad concert piece with no improvisation,
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
A beautiful, concise, yet elegant ballad, Bob Curnow once again turns one of Pat Metheny's amazing compositions into an arrangement meant for a big band. Don't Forget (Renato's Theme) features a
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