Songs Of Christmas Cheer

This joyous medley of three of the most popular Christmas songs of all time will allow you to program a crowd favorite for that special yuletide concert. “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Deck The Halls,” and “We Wish You A Merry...

Sedona

Steven Reineke’s popular composition “Sedona” has been a favorite of advanced bands for many years. This “Command series” version has been carefully and skillfully adapted for less-experienced groups, while keeping all of the style and western flair of the...

Swingin’ At Greenstreets

Great jazz changes and a lively, swingin’ melodic line make this a perfect tune for combos. Very tasty! Features of the STAGE ONE COMBO SERIES: Three horn parts: Horn 1 – Trumpet, Alto Sax, &/or C Instrument (Lead Guitar, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Vibes)...

Bill Bailey Just Won’t Come Home

Bill Bailey not only won’t come home, he’s gone off on an “around-the-world trip” and he’s taking your band with him. This novel Larry Neeck arrangement of the old favorite “Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home” and presents it as it could sound in the Far East,...

Bluin’ the Blues

First recorded by the famous Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1918, “Bluin’ The Blues” is revived in a fresh new arrangement that is perfect for mid-level bands. Features a small dixie combo (all parts are completely written out) inside the full band. Solidly scored...

A Portrait of Karel Husa

The always outstanding Illinois State University Wind Symphony, conducted by Stephen K. Steele presents recordings of four of Karel Husa’s must prominent works. These recordings were completed preceding their December 2005 Mid-West Band Clinic performances and...

The Gandy Dancer

A unique composition that is descriptive of the work of a “Gandy Dancer” (a person who maintains or lays railroad tracks), it even comes complete with a “train wreck”… The music itself is like a work song with a slight rag-time feel. Great low brass parts! Lots...

Liberty Fleet

It doesn’t get any better than to have the wonderful opportunity to hear or perform a classic march composed by the great Karl King. Interesting themes, strong counter-melodies, and tasteful percussion parts are a trademark of his uncanny writing skills. Now add the...

Quest To The Summit

Energetic and uplifting, this compelling work will captivate your audience on the edge of their seats! “Quest to the Summit” is an overture for wind band that is inspired by the composer’s friend’s arduous journey to the peak of Indonesian...

Over The Waves Waltz

Mexican composer Juventino Rosas composed one of the most famous “Viennese” waltzes, “Sobre Las Olas” (also known as “Over The Waves.”) This arrangement, abridged from the original score, places this classic within reach of your...

Captive

Powerful and emotional, this brilliant and absorbing work for more experienced ensembles will challenge performers and astonish audiences! “Captive” provides the opportunity to musically explore challenging topics including depression, self-doubt, and ultimately...

Invictus

A ponderous and dramatic march from the “King” of all march composers! Composed for King’s friend Merle Evans, bandmaster for the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, “Invictus” (which means “unconquerable”) lives up to its title! After a ponderous minor-key...

Above and Beyond

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Featuring concert band music which is playable by younger students, “Above and Beyond” is a wonderful album which provides a tremendous model for young students by allowing them to hear their music...

The Light Of Dawn

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor James Swearingen is arguably the most performed contemporary wind band composer of the last quarter-century for all grade levels and this CD is yet another perfect example. “The Light of Dawn – The Young...

Flight Of Valor

This magnificent work based on the well-known hymn “It Is Well With My Soul”, is respectfully dedicated to the heroes of United Flight 93 who tragically lost their lives in a Pennsylvania field on September 11, 2001. Reflective, intense, somber and...

Ode and Jubilation

As the title implies, there is a dichotomy of spirit within the contrasting sections. But, there is also a mutual thematic development which makes this composition unique. After beginning with a lyrical introduction in which the trumpet invokes an expressive solo...

The Rival Rovers

A previously unpublished work by Russell Alexander (1877-1915), probably composed before the turn of the 20th century. This edition, created from the coposer’s original manuscripts, includes full score and parts for contemporary concert band instrumentation....

Just Fine!

Introduce your young musicians to big band swing with this clever original by Howard Rowe. Solid orchestration ensures that it comes together quickly and sounds big and bold. Written solo or soli sections are comfortably within the range and abilities of young players...

Klezmer!

An exciting showcase designed to feature your outstanding clarinet players, “Klezmer” is an excellent introduction into the rich, emotional and energetic styles of the music of Eastern Europe, most commonly the Jewish folk tradition. The lyrical, yet boisterous dances...

Black Sea Journey

Take your young band on an exciting sonic voyage to the Black Sea. Complete with hints of Balkan folk dances, turbulent seas, and echoes of Viking longboats, Black Sea Journey is a powerful piece for the young band. Opportunity for cross-curricular teaching combined...

Developing Band Warm-Up

The search is over for the ideal daily warm-up routine for your developing band. Master composer and music educator Robert W. Smith has constructed a complete warm-up for your growing musicians. Tone quality, intonation, articulation, flexibility, dexterity, and...

Nightshift

An impressive rock ballad featuring your younger alto sax or trumpet soloist. Full-sounding harmonies in the ensemble compliment the delicate, lyrical solo lines and provide a comfortable situation for your soloist to play their best. Soli sections for the trumpets...

All In Good Time

A very tasty swing chart with a “laid-back” feel that is really special. Showcases your keyboard player with piano fills and a complete solo chorus that are completely written out and interweave perfectly with the horn parts. Lots of wonderful ensemble...

Soaring Above The Clouds

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Contains 32 outstanding compositions written expressly for younger musicians by prominent band music composers including James Swearingen, David Shaffer, Matt Conaway, Rob Romeyn, Larry Neeck, Robert W. Smith, John...