SHEET MUSIC INDEX

Here's an attempt to organize these charts in a useful way.


2014-15 New Music

Saxophone Quartet

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Christmas)
• Ma'oz Tzur (Chanukah)
• Greensleeves Fantasy (Christmas)
• Placid (Christmas-y)

Jazz Ensemble

Manhunt (adv., 16th-note vibe)
• The Weatherman's Dilemma (med., schwing)
• Chanukah Joy (med-adv., Chanukah, waltz)


SAXOPHONE QUARTET by STYLE

Negro Spirituals

Wade in the Water (chorale, then driving)
Let My People Go (n'awlins funk)


Latinizations Series

Mancini digs that mambo (mambo-ish?)
whatever Stan wants... (for Mr. Getz, of course)
Paquito de Habana (for Señor D'Rivera)

other Concert Music

Cityscapes (crossover)


Holiday

Silent Night (Christmas)
• O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Christmas)
• Ma'oz Tzur (Chanukah)
• Greensleeves Fantasy (Christmas)
• Placid (Christmas-y)


JAZZ COMBO by STYLE

3 horns + rhythm... flexible instrumentation with several optional horn parts

Funk-AY

Espionage (spy funk)
Alehouse Rock (zombie get-down)
Mirage (desert indie rock)
Hit It! (funk, bit of Brecker Bros. @ 2:20)
Sleepwalking (slow groove)


Latin-ish

Free Food? (calypso goodness)
Paquito y Claudio (a samba for D'Rivera & Roditi)
whatever Stan wants... (for Mr. Getz)


Chill and/or Ballad

Placid (warm & peaceful)
Lotus Blossom Spiritual (for Lateef & Giuffre)
Sleepwalking (slow groooove)

Schwingin'

Catch Me if You Can! (mad chase)
Steady Eddie (medium lope)
Aspire (feelin' happy waltz)
City in the Window (nod to Kenny Garrett)
Fantasia on an Ellington Theme (it don't mean...)


Tunes in "3"

Placid (warm & peaceful)
Aspire (feelin' happy waltz)
City in the Window (nod to Kenny Garrett)


'Bones & Rhythm

Better Get Me a Plumber! (plunger-o-rama, feat. Jim Pugh)
A Funky Thing Happened on the Way to the Park... (for Mr. Wiest)


JAZZ ENSEMBLE by DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Medium (gr. 3)

I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (Dorsey, updated)
The Weatherman's Dilemma (relaxed schwing)
Silent Night (Christmas a cappella)
Down at Dotty's (medium blues)
Thanks for the use of the hall. (west coast for young bands)


Advanced (gr. 5)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen, a la big band)
City in the Window (compelling, swinging waltz)
Manhunt (search party groove)
Aspire (feelin' happy, in 3)
Ellie's New Groove (nod to Mintzer & Avishai)
Running Free (swingin' pedal point)
Nebula (dark & brooding)

Medium-Advanced (gr. 4)

Catch Me if You Can! (mad, mad chase)
Great Big Ball with a Map Wrapped Around It (swinging nod to Brookmeyer)
Soaring (straight eighth lyrical)
Fantasia on an Ellington Theme (it don't mean...)
Free Food? (calypso goodness)
Chanukah Joy (variations on Ma'oz Tzur)
A Funky Thing Happened... (shufflin' back-beat)
Play it Again, Sammy (for Nestico)
Lifeblood (brisk nod to Maria S.)
Suspended (big band minimalism)
That Swingin' Birthday Song (gig insurance)