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Snap Crackle

Recorded by the HR big band from Frankfurt Germany. Also recorded by Matt Harris Trio … title track from “Snap Crackle” CD

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Spring Season

Dedicated to Ray Wright, Spring Season is a beautiful Piano and Tenor Sax feature in a straight 8th feel.

Also features a trombone unison soli with bass.

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Lars

Dedicated to Lars Jansson. Beautiful Trumpet feature on an original samba.

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Tenor Madness

A new twist on a jazz standard by Sonny Rollins. The preview track is from the Matt Harris trio CD Bellavino Blues.

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Rolling Stones Music (arr. Tim Ries, orch. Matt Harris)

Only available as a “set” including Satisfaction, Honky Tonk Woman, Ruby Tuesday, Lady Jane, Paint it Black, Wild Horses, Waiting on a Friend, Under my Thumb, Can’t Always Get, MIss You, Baby Break It Down, Street Fighting Man

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Dynaflow

Commissioned by the Air Force Falcolnaires. Originally written for the Stan Kenton band, this arrangements is written as a samba.

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Peanut Vendor

Commissioned by the Air Force Falcolnaires. This tune was made famous by the Stan Kenton band. This arrangement is set to a “songo”, mambo/type groove. Great audience pleaser.

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Satisfaction

Arrangement by Tim Ries, Orchestrated by Matt Haris

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Can't Always Get What U Want (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated by Matt Harris

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Baby Break it Down (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Honky Tonk Woman (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Lady Jane (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Miss You (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Paint it Black (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Ruby Tuesday (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Street Fighting Man (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Under My Thumb (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Waiting On A Friend (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Wild Horses (Stones)

Rolling Stones Music Arranged by Tim Ries, Orchestrated Matt Harris

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Donna Lee

Commissioned by the Airmen of Note. Style is Samba with key changes that go down minor 3rds every 16 bars. Solos play in Ab, F, D and B. Ouch!

Recorded by the University of Cincinnati jazz band directed by Rick VanMatre

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15 Step

15 Step by Radiohead .. written in a “retro/swing band” Gene Kruppa style. Not to be confused with the 15 step published by Sierra Music ….. this one’s nothing like it!!

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All or Nothing at All

Instrumental version … with groove from Coltrane album

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All or Nothing at All (vocal version)

Commissioned by Calabria Foti

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As by Stevie Wonder

Commissioned by the Kluvers big band, Denmark

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Blues for Em

Easy Straight ahead blues

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Cherokee

Originally commissioned by the Airmen of Note. Fast tempo with bebop melody superimposed over the “cherokee” melody. Difficult…. but worth it! :)

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$75.00

Dangerous Curves

Commissioned by Steve Houghton .. drummer extraordinaire! Jeff Golub’s tune orchestrated for big band .. featuring drums!

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Dos Mucho

Commissioned by Westlake High School. Originally written to feature a middle school band and high school band in the same chart! … ideal way to segue way from one band to the next!

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Fast Brazil

Donny McCaslin’s tune written for big band …. featuring Tenor Sax

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El Gatote

BIG CAT Great Mambo! … features unison melody (fun and challenging for every part). Middle “Coltrane montuno” section can be cut … (I usually do this … to go straight to the drum/percussion solo).

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Fat Cat

Donny McCAslin tune featuring tenor sax.

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Giant Steps

Coltrane’s classic tune arranged for the HR big band, Germany. Lots of blowing space. Unique arrangement.

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Hymm to Freedom

Oscar Peterson tune. Opens with brass chorale. Then goes to a “Thad” swingin’ groove.

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Kelsey

Written by Matt Finders (Jay Leno band). Trombone feature .. very playable.

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Limehouse Blues

A staple for every arranger. This arrangment was commissioned and recorded by the Air Force Airmen of Note!

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Old Black Magic

Can be a vocal feature or instrumental. Fast tempo

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Uppercut

Donny McCaslin tune commissioned by the Kluvers Big Band, Denmark!

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Thinking Out Loud

Written for the Kluvers Big Band featuring Mulgrew Miller as composer and pianist. Angular modern melody, med. fast. Not too difficult

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Hand In Hand

Muglrew Miller’s melodic gospel style original tune recorded with the Kluvers Big Band

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The Only One

Kenny Baron original tune written for the Kluvers Big Band. This quirky tune has a “monk” type feel and is an excellent vehicle for improvising over. Med. Swing

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Lago Del Oeste (West Lake)

This chart was commissioned by Westlake High School, CA. , performed at the Midwest Band Convention in Chicago 2012.

The groove is a “funky” cha-cha that is very playable by any High School jazz band. High trumpet range is concert G

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Catarata del Rio

Original Mambo! Lead trumpet to written D (above staff).

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Hymm to Freedom

Written by Oscar Peterson, this chart features a brass chorale followed by swinging’ ensemble figures and shout!

Lead trumpet to written E above staff.

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Lone Peak

Original St. 8th tune. Grade 3 Easy solo section vamp for anyone. Lead trumpet to Written A (one ledger line)

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Orange Colored Tie

Commissioned by Kevin Wilms, William Aberhart High School, Alberta, Canada Medium swinger based on the changes to Orange Colored Sky!

Lead trumpet to written Eb above staff.

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Previously Published Music

Los Brujos de Cisuno

Killer Traditional Mambo fun and challenging for the whole band.

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Sea Band Stomp

F Blues in a “Jump Swing” Style. Lead trumpet high note is a written E in the staff!!!

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Maynard & Buddy Rich

Just In Time

Originally written for the Buddy Rich Big Band. This chart is a great opener or closer and is a straight ahead burner! Lead Trumpet to high G (can be played down the octave) 5 Saxes, 4 Bones, 4 Trumpets, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums

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Beulah Witch

A Don Menza tune transcibed for the 11th annual Buddy Rich Tribute concert in 2008 sponsored by DW drum channel.

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Dani California

Arranged for big band for the 11th Buddy Rich tribute concert in New York featuring Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Hocus Pocus

Arranged for the 11th Buddy Rich tribute concert in New York City sponsored by DW drum workshop.

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Tank (High School Version)

The theme song from Cowboy Bebop accurately transcribed! Written for the Buddy Rich tribute concert in 2008. This version has way more conservative brass ranges making it playable by any high school band.

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The Trolley Song

Original manuscript from the Buddy Rich band 1985. No Score??

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Time Will Tell

A Joe Roccasano tune transcribed for the Buddy Rich Tribute concert in NYC, 2008.

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Tank

The theme song from Cowboy Bebop accurately transcribed with full ranges for brass…. High G’s and A’s for trumpet 1.

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Voyage

Kenny Baron original tune written for the Kluvers Big Band featuring none other than Kenny Baron on piano!

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Vocal with Big Band

Detour Ahead

Commissioned by the Kluvers Big Band, Arhus, Denmark.

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Everlasting Love

This R&B tune was commissioned by the Kluvers Big Band to feature Maria Carmen Koppel …. a smokin’ singer from Copenhagen.

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Everytime We Say Goodbye

Written for a male/female duet. Check out the audio preview for the full live recording of the Kluvers band from Denmark.

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For Once In My Life

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Hallelujah I Just Love Her So

This arrangement was influenced by the Ray Charles recording.

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I've Got the world On A String

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Man In The Air

Kurt Elling tune arranged for the Kluvers big band.

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More Than You Know

Listen to the complete recording on audio preview featuring Kurt Elling with the Kluvers big band from Arhus, Denmark.

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When I Fall in Love

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Who Can I Turn To

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Day In Day Out

Commissioned by the Kluvers Big Band featuring Dena Derosa.

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Darn that Dream

Vocal with Big Band in F major.

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