Big Band pieces

Chris’s original pieces are available from this sit as well as both Kendor Music and Walrus Music.  Below are some of his arrangements and originals:

 

Chris’s arrangement of “Never Let Me Go” featuring Phil Woods and the DePaul University Jazz Ensemble (2007): Chart available here (via email)


Listen to Never Let Me Go
"Never Let Me Go"

 

Chris’s original piece “With Gratitude”  commissioned by the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2012 All-State Jazz Ensemble: Chart available here

Listen to With Gratitude
"With Gratitude"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “I Love You” for the Rob Parton Big Band (2009) (CD available soon) Chart available here (via email)

 

 

Listen to I Love You
"I Love You"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “Chelsea Bridge” featuring saxophonist Ted Nash and the NU Jazz Orchestra (2011): Chart available here (via email)

Listen to Chelsea Bridge
"Chelsea Bridge"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “Just One of Those Things” for the Rob Parton Jazztech Big Band (2007): Chart available here (via email)

 

 

 

 

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"Just One of Those Things"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “Never Will I Marry” for the Rob Parton Jazztech Big Band (2004): Chart available here (via email)

 

 

 

 

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"Never Will I Marry"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “Silver & Cedar” by Steve Davis featuring the composer with the Midwest Young Artists Big Band (2011) Click here to purchase (via email)

 

Chris’s arrangement of “I Remember You”, recording below by the Rob Parton Big Band. Click here to purchase (via email)

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"I Remember You"

 

Chris’s arrangement of “A Night in Tunisia”, recording below by the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra live in Costa Rica.   Click here to purchase (via email)

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"Night in Tunisia"

 

Chris’s original “I’ll Be Yours”, recorded below by the Tom Matta Big Band live at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago: Click here to purchase

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"I'll Be Yours"

 

 

Chris’s original “Beloveance”, recorded below by the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra: Click here to purchase

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"Beloveance"

 

Chris’s original “Reflections”, performed below by the DePaul University Big Band live at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago: Click here to purchase

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"Reflections"

 

Chris’s original “Spring and Fall”, performed below by the Wheeling High School Jazz Ensemble: Click here to purchase

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"Spring and Fall"

 

Chris’s arrangment of Horace Silver’s “Barbara” written for the New London HS (WI) jazz ensemble: Click here to purchase (via email)

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Chris’s arrangement of Gerry Mulligan’s “Soft Shoe” for the Mulligan Mosaics Big Band: Click here to purchase (via email)

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"Soft Shoe"

 

Chris’s arrangement of Gerry Mulligan’s “Theme for Jobim” for the Mulligan Mosaics Big Band: Click here to purchase (via email)

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Chris’s original piece “Hawthorn Lanes” for the advanced middle school or lower-level HS group, midi sound file below: Click here to purchase (via email)

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"Hawthorn Lanes"

 

Chris’s original piece “Give and Take” for the middle- or lower level high-school group: Click here to purchase

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