This ballad was written by Gerry Mulligan shortly after he arrived in California in 1952. He originally arranged it for eight horns with rhythm section: alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 2
In 1959 Mercer Ellington assembled his dad's working ensemble in a New York studio to record an album known as "Colors in Rhythm." The idea was to take a few of Mercer's originals, along with some of Duke's
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
One of Horace Silver's few ballads, Peace ia a lovely chart with a short form. It begins with the bass playing the melody with cup mute trombone and alto sax in a quiet contrapuntal accompaniment.
John Fedchock's chart on this Monk classic is an all-out trombone solo feature, though it also showcases the band's restraint and ability to shift dynamically between piano and fortissimo. The
Arguably one of Duke Pearson's best-known compositions, You Know I Care has become one of the most iconic jazz ballads of the 1960s. This arrangement, recorded on Pearson's 1965 album Honeybuns,
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