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re:Visions - Publishing Info

Re:Visions - Publishing Information

Earl MacDonald’s music is available for purchase through Walrus Music Publishing: www.walrusmusic.com

Walrus Music Publishing

The following charts from the re:Visions CD are currently available:

 

Title: BAD DREAM

Catalog Number: WMP 51028

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Medium

Price: $50.00

Description: This humorous piece, based loosely on the harmony of "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", was written for use with the many high school honor bands and all-state jazz groups MacDonald conducts. Medium-up tempo. Swing. No doubles (5,4,4,4). Features alto sax, piano, drums. Some conducting required.

 


 

Title: BU WHO?

Catalog Number: WMP 51025

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Difficult

Price: $55.00

Description: A tribute to Art Blakey (Buhainna). A hard-boppin' chart which alternates between swing and Afro-Cuban feels. Medium up tempo. Reminiscent of the Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Features drums, trumpet, trombone, and piano. Alto 1 dbls flute, tenor 1 dbls soprano.

 


 

Title: CHARACTER DEFECT

Catalog Number: WMP 51030

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Medium - Difficult

Price: $55.00

Description: Hints of Romanticism are evoked by this contemplative, stirring piano feature. Vetted within the BMI Jazz Composer's Workshop, this piece calls for woodwind doublings (3 flutes & 2 clarinets), fluegel horns, and a hefty bag of brass mutes. Medium difficulty.

 


 

Title: FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE CADILLAC CLUB

By: Bob Berg, arranged by Earl MacDonald

Catalog Number: WMP 51026

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Difficult

Price: $55.00

Description: As performed by the USAF Airmen of Note and Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau. Winner of the Sammy Nestico Award High-energy shuffle composed by Bob Berg and arr by Ferguson's former musical director, Earl MacDonald. Features guitar, B-3 organ (or keyboard) and drums. Optional parts for guest soloist included.

 


 

Title: JANA'S SONG

Catalog Number: WMP 51029

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Medium - Difficult

Price: $65.00

Description: Selected as a finalist for the 2007 BMI/Charlie Parker Jazz Competition Award, this gorgeous jazz waltz was originally written as a surprise for his wife on their wedding day. Lush sonorities are achieved with woodwind doubles and muted brass. Alto sax, trombone, flugelhorn and drum set are featured. The original sextet version was recorded by the Earl MacDonald 6 and features saxophonist Dick Oatts. (Sea Breeze Records SB 3072). See Otter cd category at www. otterdist.com. Medium difficulty.

 


Title: MEASURING UP

 

Catalog Number: WMP 51031

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Difficult

Price: $55.00

Description: Written just prior to the birth of his first child, MacDonald captures the anxiety and trepidation associated with "the pre-fatherhood jitters". His creepy melodic material and pensive harmonic settings are underpinned by the drum style of contemporary, underground, electronic dance music. Woodwinds required. Solos for guitar, soprano sax, tenor sax and drum set. Selected as a finalist for the ArtEZ International Composition Contest in the Netherlands and premiered by the Millenium Jazz Orchestra. 5 saxes,Sop/Flute,Alto/Flute,Ten/Clar,Ten/Clar, 4 Trpts, 4 Bones, G,P,B,D. Difficult.

 


 

Title: MR. SUNSHINE

Catalog Number: WMP 51027

Category: Medium / Difficult Big Band

Level: Medium - Difficult

Price: $55.00

Description: Commissioned and programmed by USAF Airmen Of Note. Features flugelhorn and tenor sax. Woodwinds: flute, clarinet, soprano sax, tenor sax, bari sax. Contemporary, straight eighths groove.