BIG BAND ARRANGEMENTS FROM
THE ONE WORLD JAZZ SUITE
PART TWO

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Again, everything is free but please give a donation to a charity.    More information on these pieces can be found here or here   Click in circle to play or stop the tune.    They will sound best with 6 saxes/woodwind, but if you need to omit one of the parts - see details for each tune.   Remember to mic up the flutes.

Khoi khoi    960KB          download

Sort of South African tune. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Soprano, Alto, 2 Tenors, Flute, Baritone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit Flute 1. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

Harem-Monique    972KB          download

Middle-Eastern influence. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Soprano, Alto, Flute, Alto-Flute, Tenor, Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit Clarinet or Alto.

Together we can    1042KB          download

Middle-Eastern influence. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Altos, 2 Flutes, 2 Tenors, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

There are frogs at the end of the rainbow    911KB          download

A slow waltz going into a fast waltz going into 4/4 and back. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Altos, 2 Tenors, Flute, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit Flute.

White magic/Time for a change    972KB          download

A feature for Trombone 3. Dedicated to Charlotte White. You will understand the alternative title when you play it! Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Altos, Flute, 2 Tenors, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. This is written for just 5 Saxes/woodwind. If 6, double the flute part.

Hymn for the have-nots    895KB          download

Wild. Soundbite is from the beginning and the end. Although written in 2/2 to make it easier to conduct, it has a 4-feel. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Altos, 2 Tenors, Baritone, Bass Clarinet, Piano, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit Tenor 3.

Kuro Nibi Yi    754KB          download

African flavour. Quite difficult to read. Soundbite is from the the end. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 3 Flutes, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Leadsheet. Bass on percussion, eg. bongos. Bass trombone could also be played on tuba or souzaphone. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

The Complex    754KB          download

Long solos for bass, alto and baritone with tricky ensemble passage. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, Alto, Tenor, Bass Clarinet, Baritone, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

All sweetness and light    934KB          download

Tricky ensemble sections. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 3 Flutes, Clarinet, Tenor, Soprano, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Listen to the tune on  youtube  here

Teunomy Tsunami    816KB          download

Based loosely on a gamelan scale, but think of Bitches Brew. It needs vigorous soloists. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, Alto, Tenor, Soprano, Bass Clarinet (or Tenor), Piano, Guitar, Bass (Bass Guitar would be better),Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute. Listen to whole thing on  youtube  here

Samatha    631KB          download

Very quiet and gentle piece. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, Alto-Flute, 2 Altos, Tenor, Piano, Guitar,Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute.

In search of the rainbow serpent    1067KB          download

Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, Alto, Clarinet, Tenor, Bass Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

Vortex    1182KB          download

Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, Soprano, Alto, 2 Tenor, Piano, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute. Listen to the whole piece on  youtube  here

Nineveh    897KB          download

I should really have retitled this Palmyra as it's all about the destruction caused by Isis (Daesh). Sorry, no big band recording of this - done on synth, missing out a lot. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Flutes, 2 Sopranos, Alto, Bass Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 2nd Flute.

What have I done to my song/world    1004KB          download

A chart for the tenor and drums to let rip. Sorry big band recording of this. Done on synth, missing out a lot. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Flute, Soprano, 2 Altos, 2 Tenors, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit Flute.

+2c   1062KB          download

A difficult 5/4 tune with 3/4 interludes with solos for Piano and Alto. Sorry no big band recording of this. Done on synth, missing out a lot. Line-up: 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Flute, 2 Altos, 3 Tenors, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Leadsheet. Omit 3rd Tenor or Flute.


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