As recorded by Miles Davis and Gil Evans on the iconic 1958 Porgy and Bess album, here is the original studio ensemble arrangement. Instrumentation: Solo Trumpet or Flugelhorn; Woodwind 1: Alto Saxophone;
Now in print for the first time, this was originally written in 1987 for the Richard Stoltzman album titled Ebony, featuring the Woody Herman Big Band. Duke Ellington's Come Sunday featured
Day Dream is a beautiful alto saxophone ballad feature by the genius of Billy Strayhorn. The tempo is around 72 bpm and the instrumentation is five saxes, one trumpet, three trombones, piano,
Written by French composer Leo Delibes in 1874, The Maids of Cadiz was mostly known as a vocal piece before arranger Gil Evans heavily reworked it for inclusion on his 1957 collaboration with
This is a gorgeous ballad arranged by Willie Maiden for the great Maynard Ferguson Orchestra. There is wonderful ensemble writing that is playable by most bands, and it also features a short improvised solo
As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, this is a luscious alto sax ballad feature at 74 bpm. It's a lyrical vehicle with rich harmony and textures, soaring ensemble figures, and
Originally from the album Vu-Tet by Cuong Vu, Solitary Confinement has been beautifully orchestrated by Greg Sinibaldi for full big band. The arrangement stays true to the original with it's
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