Bossa Melancholia
Bossa Melancholia

Bossa Nova
Duration ca. 8 min

The title speaks for itself. Dense harmony and soft instrumentation buíld a wonderful feature for flugelhorn, baritone sax and trombone 1, who play the head together. Other soloists possible.

17 parts 11page score
Grade: 4
Top notes (as notated): As1 – E3, Tp1 – Db3, Tb1 – G#

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Instrumentation:
Reed 1: Flute/Alto Sax, Reed 2: Flute/Alto Sax, Reed 3: Flute/Tenor Sax, Reed 4: Flute/Tenor Sax, Reed 5: Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Einblick [Insight]
Einblick [Insight]

…from the CD Berlin Cookbook

Jazz Ballad
Duration ca. 8 min

Rich harmony and dramatic dynamics qualify this piece. Feature for Alto 1 and Piano.

17 parts and 14page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – D3, Tp1 – Db3, Tb1 – G1

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Instrumentation:
Clarinet/Alto Sax 1, Clarinet/Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Clarinet/Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Einblick [Insight] – Version without doublings
Einblick [Insight] – Version without doublings

…from the CD Berlin Cookbook

Jazz Ballad
Duration ca. 8 min

Rich harmony and dramatic dynamics qualify this piece. Feature for Alto 1 and Piano. In this version all doublings have been rearranged for saxophones.

17 parts and 14page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – D3, Tp1 – Db3, Tb1 – G1

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Floating (Instrumental Version)
Floating (Instrumental Version)

Jazz Samba
Duration ca. 6 min

A happy melody featuring Alto 1 and Trumpet and a challenging title for the whole band. More soloists possible.

17 parts and 14page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – D3, Tp1 – G3, Tb1 – B

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Floating (Vocal Arrangement)
Floating (Vocal Arrangement)

Jazz Samba
Duration ca. 6 min

A happy melody featuring an English and a Spanish speaking singer and other soloists. A challenge for the whole band.

17 parts and 14page full score

Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – D3, Tp1 – G3, Tb1 – B (dt. H)
Range vocals: a – C2

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Groovin Low
Groovin Low

…from the CD Berlin Cookbook

9/4 Rockgroove
Duration ca. 5 min

An unusual rock groove with a sing-along head. Solos over two chords only and a melodic interlude. Tapping feet guaranteed!

17 parts and 6-page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): Fl – D3, As1 – E3, Tp1 – Db3, Tb1 – F

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax/Flute 1, Alto Sax/Flute 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Mama Vieja [Old Mother]
Mama Vieja [Old Mother]

…from the CD Berlin Cookbook

Candombe (uruguayan 4/4-Groove), aka Second Line Groove
Duration ca. 5 min

A rarely played groove from Uruguayan carnival, a humorous blues-like head and a wild saxophone soli makes just about everybody smile: the audience and the musicians. Pure fun! Our absolute top seller!

17 parts and 7page Score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – E3, Tp1 – Eb3, Tb1 – Bb1

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

 

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Moonwalk (Vocal Arrangement)
Moonwalk (Vocal Arrangement)

Soft Rock/Afro Cuban 6/8
Duration ca. 10 min

…from the Children’s Songs Series

This arrangement of the German folk song “Der Mond ist aufgegangen” [Moon has risen] features a singer (baritone) and is packed with dense, warm voicings. Solos are played on a 10-bar minor blues in afro-cuban style. The song fades out in a scat solo. A challenging title to listen to and dream.

18 parts und 12page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – B(H)2, Tp1 – A2, Tb1 – C1
Range for vocals: F-C1

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Mrs. T
Mrs. T

Slow R&B
Duration ca. 7 min

Douglas Little’s composition, I arranged by commission of Giacomo Aula (p) for the Berlin Big Band is an hommage to “down home Rhythm and Blues Music”. Flexible soloists.

17 parts and 7page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – D3, Tp1 – A2, Tb1 – E1

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Muchachito (Vocal Arrangement)
Muchachito (Vocal Arrangement)

Latin Pop/ChaCha
Duration ca. 5 min

Feature for a spanish-speaking female singer. Ends in a cha-cha coda.

17 parts and 7page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – C#3, Tp1 – D3, Tb1 -C2
Range for vocals: f – B1 (dt.H1)

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax/Clarinet 1, Alto Sax/Clarinet 2, Tenor Sax/Clarinet 1, Tenor Sax 2, Bass Clarinet/Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, Bass Trombone,
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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The Challenge (Vocal Arrangement)
The Challenge (Vocal Arrangement)

Shuffle Funk
Duration ca. 5:30 min

…from the Children’s Songs Series (based on “Der Kuckuck und der Esel”, German children’s song)
When two animals, here the cuckoo and the donkey, start arguing about who sings best it is likely to get loud. For being up to date this vocal battle is fought in the form of a rap. A duet for male and female singers (baritone and soprano).

18 parts and 10page full score
Grade: 5
Top notes (as notated): As1 – F3, Tp1 – D3, Tb1 – Bb1
Range for vocals: Soprano: A1-C2, Baritone: a-A1

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Instrumentation:
Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax 1, Tenor Sax 2, Baritone Sax
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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Vergessenes Volkslied [Forgotten Folk Song]
Vergessenes Volkslied [Forgotten Folk Song]

…from the CD Berlin Cookbook

Jazz Waltz/Afro Cuban 6/8
Duration ca. 8 min

The catchy folk-like melody is dressed in counter-parts and new harmonies over and over. After a 3/4 rock-interlude the piece reaches its climax in a 6/8 afro-cuban groove with collective improvisation.

17 parts and 13page full score
Grade: 4,5
Top Notes (as notated): Fl – G3, As1 – E3, Tp1 – D3, Tb1 – A1

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Instrumentation:
Reed 1: Altsax/Flute, Reed 2: Altsax/Flute, Reed 3: Tenorsax/Clarinet, Reed 4: Tenorsax/Clarinet, Reed 5: Baritone Sax/Bass Clarinet
4 Trumpets
3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums

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