This spirited and energetic fanfare makes for an exuberant opener to either half of a concert. Orchestral performances of note include the L.A. Philharmonic's performance at the Hollywood Bowl Gala,
August in York represents two things that are important to Charles Long, for whom it was written: Jazz and York, Pennsylvania. It references the famous jazz tune, during which the soloist has the
Stephenson's most-performed concerto. A two-movement piece beginning with a wonderfully lyric Adagio, and ending with an Allegro displaying technical virtuosity. Originally written in 2003, the concert
This riveting piece was written to showcase a trumpeter's tremendous versatility and possibilities. The three movement work includes modern classical trumpet writing, beautiful ballad solos, and allows
The form of this work follows closely to the historic construction of the Arch in St. Louis. Everything from range of the instrument,as well as sections of the work are modeled entirely after the
A light-hearted commentary on the ever-present, yet sometimes unfortunate, interruptions that take place in the concert hall. Cleverly derived from 6 popular cell phone ringtones, in which the
Written as a sequel to Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat. Jim Stephensons's version of this familiar story of Joseph, the devil, et al, is called "The Devil's Tale." It's inspiration comes from
Inspired by a poem written by William Butler Yeats. Written in two contrasting movements, with a solo bassoon part that is intended to be accessible to almost all levels of player; not too difficult for the
Commissioned in 2011 by the USAF Heritage Band of America, Rafael F. Toro-Quinones, 2nd Lt, USAF Commander. Duration 3'.
A elegiac work written to commemorate the passing of four members of the Milwaukee American Legion Band. Their four instruments (flute, percussion, saxophone and bass) are each featured as a fitting
This tone poem was written to symbolize the community response and hope generated after a destructive tornado (St. Peter, MN.) It also features an optional hymn, Lead On O King Eternal, to be
A 10 minute "concertino" which features technical duels, flugelhorn lyricism, and piccolo trumpet wizardry. It allows for some improvised call/response to highlight the crossover necessities for many
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