Speaking of feel-good jazz waltzes...

Free Chart Friday, 11th installment

Download free lead sheets (transposed for C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef, F) and mp3 of a jazz waltz that can't help but make you smile.

Check out the three different recordings: Big Band (above), Sextet, and Quartet


Posted on August 29, 2014 .

Army gig for jazz/pop vocalist

This just in:

The West Point Band has a vacancy for a Female Commercial Lead Vocalist (specialist in pop / rock / jazz / R&B / broadway).

I have some college friends and classmates in the bands at West Point - the ensembles there are top-notch, and it's in a beautiful part of the Hudson River Valley.

Spread the word.


Posted on August 27, 2014 .

"Weatherman" named Editors' Choice


JW Pepper chose  the Weatherman's Dilemma (jazz ensemble) as an Editors' Choice selection for their 2014-15 catalog.

My other titles that have received this distinction are

The links above take you directly to the listings on JWPepper.com.

Of course, you can also purchase all of these titles (except for the two Alfred charts) directly through this website, through your local music store, or through other national retailers like eJazzlines and Marina Music.

Check out these charts on HirschMusic.com

Posted on August 19, 2014 .