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After You've gone After You've gone
Arr. Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

The Maynard Ferguson Band performed many of Abene's charts over the years. This one is an excellent example of his very musical approach to a great jazz standard. The ranges are reasonable throughout and it... view details
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Afternoon Afternoon
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed chart in the style of that famous Neal Hefti swing ballad! The arrangement is subtle and easy to play, and there are not a lot of pieces by Pat Metheny that... view details
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Ain't Life Grand Ain't Life Grand
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra. It was recorded on Live at Peacock Lane, and is a bright swing tune that features solos for alto saxophone, tenor

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Apollo's Reel Apollo's Reel
Tom Molter - Sierra Music Publications

Tom Molter has composed an exciting and compelling piece akin to the big-band charts inspired by the music of Pat Metheny. Apollo's Reel is set in a bright 3/4 feel with temporary shifts to a

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Bali Bali Buck Dance Bali Bali Buck Dance
arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by Charlie Barnet and his great band, Bali Bali Buck Dance is a wonderful, exciting composition and arrangement by Bill Holman. Set as a bright swing, this chart opens up with an

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Bemsha Swing Bemsha Swing
Thelonious Monk/arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Featuring a nice and sassy melody, this is the chart people have been wanting to see in print for years! Recorded by the Bill Holman Band on their album Brilliant Corners, this is the great Thelonious Monk

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Berlin Bei Nacht Berlin Bei Nacht (from the "Impressions of Berlin Suite")
Oliver Nelson/ed. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, Berlin Bei Nacht is the fourth movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite. Set in an up-tempo fashion, Nelson's forward-thinking 1971

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Black Hole Sun Black Hole Sun
Chris Cornell/arr. James Miley - Sierra Music Publications

James Miley presents a very hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune. Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is masterfully scored for the modern big band, making great use of interesting

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The Blues Story The Blues Story
Gene Roland - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a slow, gutty, down-home blues chart written for and recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the "Adventures in Blues" album. There is open solo space for Tenor, Trumpet and Piano. Once the solos are... view details
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Blues for Kapp Blues for Kapp
Marty Paich - Sierra Music Publications

Can you imagine a chart which is this easy to play being played and recorded by Maynard Ferguson? That just demonstrates how catchy and wonderful this arrangement is. It doesn't need "higher-louder-faster" to... view details
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Boop Boo Be Doop Boop Boo Be Doop
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Bill Holman wrote some of the best music played by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, and Boop Boo Be Doop is surely one of those charts. At around 220 bpm, this is a bright swinger that is a Holman

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C-Jam Blues C-Jam Blues
Duke Ellington/arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Bill Holman grabs this iconic Ellington tune and runs with it. The arrangement, with its straight-ahead, driving swing, and tons of great background figures is yet another amazing example of Holman's... view details
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Cassandra Cassandra
Dave Brubeck/arr. Drew Zaremba - Sierra Music Publications

If you are looking for a modern arrangement with a classic feel, Drew Zaremba has done just that with Dave Brubeck's Cassandra. With alternating 3/4 straight-eighth and 4/4 swing meters and

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Checkpoint Charlie Checkpoint Charlie
Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra on their album Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra, Checkpoint Charlie is some of Nelson's most creative writing. Full of uptempo energy, Nelson masterfully

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Checkpoint Charlie Checkpoint Charlie
Oliver Nelson/ed. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra on their album Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra, Checkpoint Charlie is some of Nelson's most creative writing. Full of uptempo energy, Nelson masterfully

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Come Fly with Me Come Fly with Me
arr. Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

Billy Byers' arrangement of Come Fly With Me was recorded on the Basie band's album Frankly Basie: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra. Set in an up-tempo swing feel, Byers hits

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Count Me In Count Me In (Edited Version)
Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

Much like Basie's Li'l Darlin', this Billy Byers compostion exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest. There is also the contrast of a strong shout section before returning to the

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Count Me In Count Me In (Pro Version)
Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

Much like Neal Hefti's Li'l Darlin', this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest. There is also the contrast of a strong shout section before returning to the

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Country Boy, A Country Boy, A
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

A lost treasure from Maynard Ferguson's Birdland Dream Band library, this one starts out with a "lazy" trombone solo on the written melody and swings along from there. Recorded on the "Come Blow Your Horn"... view details
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Diva Diva
Enrico Rava/arr. Fred Sturm - Sierra Music Publications

Fred Sturm presents another fresh, innovative arrangement. Diva, a solo feature originally written for trombonist Jim Pugh, can be played by trombone, or a soloist of your choosing. It starts with

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The Doctor Is In The Doctor Is In
Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Inspired by a similarly-titled original Bob Curnow composed for the great Doc Severinsen, The Doctor Is In was written for trumpeter extraordinaire Dr. Vern Sielert. Set in a medium-up swing

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Doodle Oodle Doodle Oodle
Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Count Basie's Finest Hour, Doodle Oodle is a barnburning Billy Byers original. In usual Basie fashion, this chart swings its tail off with

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Et Si C'Etait la Fin Et Si C'Etait la Fin (As If It Were the End)
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Bob Curnow continues to add the music of Pat Metheny to his catalog with another of Metheny's unforgettable melodies, Et Si C'Etait la Fin, originally recorded on the album Secret Story. Set

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Fanfare for the New Fanfare for the New
Hugo Montenegro - Sierra Music Publications

This is one of the great pieces written for the Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra, founded and conducted by Stan Kenton. Four french horns are essential, along with four trumpets, five trombones, and

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