Calypso Bells

In this fresh twist on the old classic “Jingle Bells,” your beginning band students are sure to have fun as the Latin rhythms and percussion instruments combine with the traditional melody. Todd Phillips seamlessly weaves familiar Latin themes with...

America Triumphant

Andrew Glover’s latest contribution to the Barnhouse Heritage of the March series is a wonderful teaching and performance tool for mid-level bands. Composed by former Army bandmaster Keith Latey, “America Triumphant” has a bold and swaggering style that is...

Reflections

“Reflections” is a musical portrayal of the people and moments in our lives which shape and change us. Musical elements from various sources are woven into a rich tapestry of sounds and colors that show the full expressive range of the band. Perfect for...

Canción de Navidad

Tired of the same old holiday carols? “Canción de Navidad” is a gorgeous alternative for your next holiday concert. Based on a traditional Spanish carol (A La Nanita Naña), the spicy Latin rhythms make for refreshing holiday change-of-pace. The soaring,...

Horns + Rhythm = Swing!

You’ve got the winning recipe with this great chart by Larry Neeck. This up-tempo swinger has it all; jazzy sax lines, strong brass hooks, and a powerhouse shout-chorus to top it all off. It even has a couple of short Gene Krupa styled solos for the drummer. Suggested...

Orion’s Last Battle

The mythological story of Orion’s deadly battle with the giant scorpion comes to life in “Orion’s Last Battle,” a unique and exciting new work for developing bands. The peaceful opening presents accidentals in a harmonically consistent way,...

The Great Land Run

An exciting journey through the old west, “The Great Land Run” paints an exhilarating picture of 1889 Oklahoma. A fanfare-like main theme at the beginning is followed by the night around the campfire. As the settlers rest, a gentle storm washes over them...

Sun Dancing

From the joyous opening statements, through beautiful flowing and lyrical middle section to the blazing finale, Sun Dancing is a musical portrait of the simple but intensely beautiful sun-catcher. This exciting and bold composition has all of composer David Shaffer’s...

The Jazz Trombone

Carl Fontana & Al Herman, Trombones The late Carl Fontana was a true jazz legend and his good friend Al Herman is truly a “chip off the same musical block”. This is a simple recording format where two great trombonists perform great tunes while...

Three Irish Folksongs

A well-paced medley of three beautiful Irish folk melodies, including “I Wish I Had the Shepherd’s Lamb,” “Limerick is Beautiful,” and the “Cruiskeen Lawn.” A very useful contest or festival piece for young players in the style of Holst and Vaughan...

Golden Age of the March Vol. 3

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor An Incredible CD, the third in the Golden Age of the March series by Walking Frog Records includes many of the world’s most popular and most performed marches. Sparkling performances, state of the art...

For Your Ears Only

This tasty, minor-mode Latin-rock chart provides a solid groove for your young ensemble. Easy, repeating chord changes in the optional solo section, with written suggested solos, provide a solid foundation for your young improvisers. A tasty, in-time drum break leads...

Chasing The Future

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Bullet Train (Webb), Super Sticky (Neeck), Country Renaissance Dances (Susato/arr. Fenske), Lavender’s Blue (arr. Romeyn), Our American Heroes (Swearingen), Dance Of The Dawn (Conaway), Divergence (R. W....

Siberian Express

Embark upon a musical adventure when you board the trans-Siberian railway in Moscow! Let your imagination roam as you travel through the Ural Mountains, the geographical line between European Russia and Asian Russia. Visualize the snow covered reaches of Siberia and...

Our American Heroes

The inspiration that motivates composers to create music often originates from a multitude of different sources. Over the last few weeks, numerous band director friends have suggested the creation of a patriotic selection that honors military personnel, both past and...

Beyond The Summit

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Legends of the Galaxy – A Cosmic Fanfare (Wilson), Yorkshire Folk Song Suite – On Old English Songs (La Plante), The American Red Cross March (L. Panella/arr. Glover), The Addison Red Line (Bell), Chorale...

Snares, Traps & Other Hunting Devices

The Washington Winds Percussion Ensemble 14 unique and entertaining percussion ensembles recorded by the always impressive Washington Winds Percussion Ensemble. Exceptional performances of outstanding compositions make this a recording that should be in the library of...

Encore!

An impressive collection of outstanding music performed by the incomparable Ancora Brass Quintet. Sure to delight and entertain, this is a must have collection for anyone who loves great brass quintet arrangmements. Fun, light, energetic and completely entertaining!...

La Cenerentola

A jaunty 6/8 hunting horn fanfare launches this piece into a whirlwind of Italian fun. Based on happy melodies from Rossini’s story of Cinderella. Filled with rhythmic verve, rapid-fire motion and the famed Rossini crescendo! Awesome!

Flight of Valor

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor James Swearingen is one of the most performed contemporary wind band composer of the last quarter-century for all grade level . “Flight of Valor – The Band Music of James Swearingen” is his fifth CD...

Rock-A-Bye Your Baby

Triple-Hip! Take an old standard Dixie style tune from the 1920’s, slow it way down and then re-harmonize it with interesting new chords and laid-back rhythms. Next add tasty written-out piano licks and rhythm section parts and let it simmer for a few...

Big Al’s Boogie

“Be-Bop Rock a la the Brecker Brothers” is the best way to describe this powerhouse chart by Dominic Spera. Designed for mature bands, it features a small band within the larger group and has a great “shout” chorus for the whole gang! Includes an open solo section for...

Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite

Virginia Grand Military Band, Loras J. Schissel, Conductor 24 compositions by Karl L. King many of which were recorded live and performed to perfection by the talented Virginia Grand Military Band with maestro Loras Schissel conducting. Contains many of his well known...

On Wings of Magic

Japanese composer Naoya Wada’s engaging composition is full of rhythmic energy and vitality. Scored to help mid-level bands perform at their highest level, the technical demands are reasonable, but the musical rewards will be great. All sections have interesting...

Jingle Bells

Incredible arrangement of “Jingle Bells” at a “laid-back yuletime tempo”. Features several short written solos for piano and a ton of great ensemble writing in the “Basie” mode. Includes a duet for trumpet & trombone along with...