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  • Go Tell A Wonderful Child (Big Band & Choir)- PDF ()
    Combines two Christmas spirituals, Oh, What A Wonderful Child and Go Tell It On The Mountain in a toe tapping groove that morphs into a military style march followed by a heavy gospel shuffle. Lots of key changes keep adding more and more energy with each chorus. Features a written solo for tenor voice and a written or ad lib solo for piano. (5:45)

    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes with 2 flute doubles, rhythm section with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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  • We Three Merry Gentlemen (Big Band & Men's Choir) - PDF ()
    A medley of We Three Kings and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen combining classical, jazz waltz and swing feels. Features: improvised solos for trumpet, alto and tenor saxes. (5:53)

    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes, rhythm section and optional guitar with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.
     

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  • Fum Bells (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    A medley of Carol of the Bells and Fum, Fum, Fum with a jazz waltz style that evolves into blues, reggae and even klezmer feels! Features solos for alto and tenor saxes and distinctive written featured bass line for bari sax. (6:39)

    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes with 2 flute doubles, rhythm section with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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  • Good Wassail (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    A blending of Good Christian Men Rejoice and Here We Come a Wassailing begins with a quiet choir feature that moves into an Afro Pop groove with an optional steel drum part (can also be performed on keyboard). A medium swing section featuring a tenor sax solo follows before the big double time ending. (6:33)

    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes with 2 flute doubles, rhythm section, optional steel drum and SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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  • O Holy Night (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    Variety is the name of the game with this one. The intro establishes “the stars are brightly shining” with a lengthy reference to Gustav Holst’s The Planets that moves into jazz-rock, cool jazz and gospel grooves. A hard swinging 12/8 shuffle take it on through the surprise ending that again references The Planets. Features solos for trumpet and trombone. (7:16)

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    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes with 2 flute doubles, rhythm section with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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  • What Child is This (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    A hushed classical choir intro evolves into a bright Latin groove reminiscent of the Tijuana Brass. Features: tenor sax, trumpet and drum set improvised solos. (6:57)

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    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes, rhythm section and optional hand percussion with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.
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  • Midnight Manger (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    A medley of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and Away in a Manger in a heavy gospel waltz style. Features: piano and trombone solos. (5:22)

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    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes, rhythm section and optional guitar with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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  • Turelurelullay (Big Band & Choir) - PDF ()
    This medley of Bye Bye Lully Lullay and Patapan begins contemplatively with a dark jazz waltz that builds in intensity to a big ending. Reminiscent of movie scores by Lalo Schifrin and Henry Mancini. Various brass mutes, flutes and toms add a nice change of timbre and reference the lyrics “Willie, bring your little drum; Robin, bring your fife and come.” Includes solos over minor blues changes. (6:38)

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    Instrumentation: 4 trpts., 4 trombones, 5 saxes with 2 flute doubles, rhythm section with SATB choir. Could also be performed as instrumental with minor adjustments.

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