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Honors Jazz Ensemble 2018-2019

MHS Band Jazz Ensemble 2018



Selected Repertoire from Each School Year

2017-2018
A Question of Hope by Garcia, Antonio
Afterthought by Ninmer, Scott
Backbone by Ligon, Bert
Blues for Mr. P by Martin, Jim
Blues in Hoss Flat by Foster, Frank
Caravan by Tizol, Juan arr. Baylock, Alan
Easy Money by Carter, Benny
Fables of Faubus by Mingus, Charles arr. Slagle, Steve
Fanfare for the Common Man by Copland, Aaron arr. Turner, Jeff
Flight of the Foo Birds by Hefti, Neal ed. Sultanof, Jeffrey
Here's That Rainy Day by Burke, Johnny & Van Heusen, Jimmy arr. Curnow, Robert
Hey Jude arr. Drover, Adrian
Inner Urge by Henderson, Joe arr. Taylor, Mark
Laura by Raksin, David arr. Martin, Jim
Little Drummer Boy by Davis, Onorat, and Simeone arr. Holmes, Rob
Myself When I Am Mingus by Stark, Brian
The Chicken by Ellis, Alfred James arr. Berg, Kris
Three and One by Jones, Thad
Tribute to the Count by Nestico, Sammy
When I Fall in Love arr. Martin, Jim
You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It) by Monaco, James arr. Hest, Jeff
 
2016-2017
A Child is Born by Jones, Thad
Angels We Have Heard on High arr. DeRosa, Rich & Curnow, Bob
Basically Blues by Wilson, Phil
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me arr. Chattaway, Jay
Feather Report arr. Berg, Kris
Fun Time by Nestico, Sammy
Go, Cubs, Go by Goodman, Steve arr. Vombrack, Roy
God Bless the Child by Herzog, Arthur & Holiday, Billie arr. Nestico, Sammy
Groovin' Hard arr. Menza, Don
Harlem Airshaft by Ellington, Duke
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning (pro) by Hilliard, Bob & Mann, David arr. Byers, Bill
La Fiesta by Corea, Chick arr. Mossman, Michael Philip
Nice 'N Juicy by Steinberg, Jeff
Pedal to the Metal by Stack, Lenny
Samba Del Gringo by Goodwin, Gordon
Seven Steps to Heaven by Davis, Miles & Feldman, Victor arr. Tomaro, Mike
Skylark by Carmichael, Hoagy arr. Zaun, Bob
State Line Strut by Rowe, Ellen
The First Circle by Metheny, Pat & Mays, Lyle arr. Curnow, Bob
Two Seconds to Midnight by Baylock, Alan
 
2015-2016
Channel One Suite by Bill Reddie & Tom Davis
Dear Old Stockholm arr. Jim Martin
Dream of the Return by Pat Metheny arr. Bob Curnow
Foo Birds of a Feather by Reginald Thomas
Good King Wenceslas arr. Mike Crotty
Goodbye Mr. Schulz by Daniel P. Wood
Holiday for Trombones by David Rose arr. Johnny Warrington
How High the Moon by Morgan Lewis arr. Dave Wolpe
I Got Rhythm by George Gershwin arr. Wycliffe Gordon
Indian Lady arr. Don Ellis
King Kong arr. Ed Palermo
Kissing Bug by Joya Cherill arr. Bill Holman
Li'l Darlin' by Neal Hefti
Lilt by Scott Ninmer
Livin' Larger Than Life arr. Alan Baylock
Manteca by Dizzy Gillespie arr. Mike Tomaro
Memphis Blues by W.C. Handy arr. Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
Moanin' by Charles Mingus arr. Sy Johnson
Over the Rainbow by E.Y. Harburg arr. Brad Morey
Salt Peanuts by Dizzy Gillespie arr. Bob Zaun
Take Five by Paul Desmond arr. Dave Wolpe
The Kid from Red Bank arr. Neal Hefti
 
2014-2015
23 Degrees North and 82 Degrees West by Bill Russo
April in Paris by Vernon Duke arr. Jeff Hest
Big Swing Face by Bill Potts
Concerto for Clarinet Part 1&2 by Artie Shaw arr. Miles Collins
Decoupage by Hank Levy
Flirtibird by Duke Ellington
Hay Burner by Sammy Nestico
Hoe-Down by Aaron Copland arr. Oliver Nelson
Hullabaloo by Alan Baylock
Huntin' Wabbits by Gordon Goodwin
Makin' Whoopie arr. David Wolpe
More Blues and the Abscessed Tooth by Matt Catingub
My One and Only Love arr. Bob Zaun
Oleo arr. Alan Baylock
Perdido by Billy Strayhorn arr. Gerald Wilson
Song with Orange by Charles Mingus
Sugar Rum Cherry by Tchaikovsky arr. Ellington
Take the "A" Train arr. Alan Baylock
The Jazz Me Blues by Tom Delaney arr. Brent Wallarab
Tow Away Zone by Thad Jones arr. Carubia
 
2013-2014
Aaron's Blues by Chip McNeil
Backrow Politics by Gordon Goodwin
Big Dipper by Thad Jones
Blue Rondo a la Turk by Dave Brubeck arr. Kris Berg
Blues and the Abscessed Tooth by Matt Catingub
Bugle Call Rag by Bill Meyers arr. Myles Collins
But Beautiful by Johnny Burke arr. Bob Zaun
Caravan by Duke Ellington arr. Mike Tomaro as played by Chicago
Christmas Song by Mel Torme arr. Paul Jennings
Fascinating Rhythm by George Gershwin arr. Sammy Nestico
Front Burner by Sammy Nestico
Haitian Fight Song by Charles Mingus arr. Sy Oliver
Hot House by Todd Dameron arr. Eric Richards
Keep the Customer Satisfied by Paul Simon arr. Bill Holman
Ko-Ko by Duke Ellington
Love for Sale by Cole Porter arr. Pete Myers
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy by Joseph Zawinul arr. Myles Collins
Such Sweet Thunder by Duke Ellington
Tall Cotton by Sammy Nestico
When You Fall in Love by Matt Catingub