Works for Septet

Medium straight-eighth 3/4. Opening melody played by bass and trumpet. First solo can be given to any player; second solo in trumpet part with extensive backgrounds. Flexible instrumentation: Trumpet (Alto Saxophone alternate) Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone (Baritone…

Medium fast jazz. Opening melody played by guitar and winds. Solos: Guitar, Tenor, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums. Each solo is separated by a short ensemble send-off. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar (or Piano) Bass Drums

Medium tempo straight-eighth bossa. Solos for trombone and trumpet, both with backgrounds. Flexible instrumentation: Trumpet (Alto Saxophone alternate) Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone (Tenor Saxophone alternate) Guitar (or Piano) Bass Drums

Very slow jazz 3/4. Head played by ensemble in homophony. Solo completes the piece, for any instrument. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar (or Piano) Bass Drums

Medium-fast jazz. Opening melody played by bass and low horns. Solo can be given to any player; ending features a drum solo with backgrounds. Flexible instrumentation: Trumpet (Alto Saxophone alternate) Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone (Baritone Saxophone…

Very slow jazz in 4/4. Melody features bass clarinet. Includes an extended guitar solo (or piano) and a bass solo. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar (or Piano) Bass Drums

Medium straight-eighth 4/4. In the spirit of 1960's Blue Note recordings, a light-hearted extended blues with a bridge. Solos for trombone and trumpet, both with backgrounds. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar (or Piano) Bass Drums

Very fast jazz (upwards of quarter=300) in 4/4. Opening melody played by guitar over a pedal point. Features a free-form solo for trumpet (or other instrument) and an open guitar solo with backgrounds. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone…

Medium-slow jazz in 4/4. Features guitar alone in front, followed by trumpet/tenor unison melody. One of the simplest of the septets in evel of difficulty. Features tenor and trumpet solos. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar…

Medium jazz 7/4. New Orleans-influenced feel with a simple AAB form and open solos for any player. Also features an extended and challenging soli section for all the horns and guitar. Instrumentation: Trumpet Tenor Saxophone Bass Clarinet Trombone Guitar (or Piano)…