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CORRE CHICA ($40): This won a jazz composition award. It has been recorded by a number of college and university bands. Requires a drummer with a Jazz-Samba beat. Solos can be assigned.
HAPPY THOUGHTS ($30): On Happy Thoughts CD. Big band swinging. Requires strong band. Fun to play.
WISHES ($30): Requires a soprano sax. Optional soprano or tenor sax solo. The chart has a modal melody and builds to easily understood climax. A color or mood chart. Recording available.
KAREN'S SONG ($30): on Happy Thoughts CD. Trumpet solo - though some school bands have transposed it for alto sax solo. A rock ballad with a pretty melody.
THEME FOR A LOVE STORY ($30): on Happy Thoughts CD. Alto sax ballad feature. Lush melody. Good vehicle for training band to hear lush chords with extensions and alterations.
TRUMPETS CALIENTE ($30): Recorded by the Dick Cully Band. A Bossa Nova featuring four trumpets. Each gets short improv spaces but optional solos are written out. First trumpet to high C at end.
SAMBA DE ORO ($30): On Happy Thoughts CD. Jazz-Samba. Soprano sax and trumpet solos. Others possible. Very happy tune. Performed at Clark Terry Jazz Camps, by Marvin Stamm in Switzerland and by various military bands.
SONG FOR TWO TRUMPETS ($30): On Happy Thoughts CD. Ballad. Requires two trumpet players who can play with a pretty tone. First trumpet up to high D.
BONE AMIS ($30): On Happy Thoughts CD. Features trombone section in swinging romp. Solos can be assigned.
LITTLE WILLIE ($30): Swinging Trumpet feature written for Willie Thomas. Melody constructed of pentatonics in many keys. Recorded by U of Florida Jazz Ensemble.
EBONY DANCE ($30): On Happy Thoughts CD. Clarinet feature in the style of Artie Shaw or
Benny Goodman but with a swinging contemporary big band.
STREET CHASE ($30): Very fast and swinging. A run down the street with the cops chasing you.
COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR SAXOPHONE QUARTET
All pieces recorded by the Florida Saxophone Quartet (SATB) on "Ill Wind." Each chart is $25.
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL (Bates & Ward)
FUGUE V from Well Tempered Clavier (J. S. Bach)
SCALES (Bill Prince)
SONATA IN G MINOR, 1st movement (Alessandro Scarlatti)
SUITE MODALE, 1st movement (Ernest Bloch)
OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY (Ira & George Gershwin)
STARDUST (Hoagy Carmichael & Mitchell Parrish)
SOPHISTICATED LADY (Duke Ellington)
VERY EARLY (Bill Evans)
SAIL AWAY (Tom Harrell)
ILL WIND (Kpehler & Arlen)