Monkish

MONKISH is an introduction to the stylings of jazz great, Thelonius Monk. Accessible to any high school jazz band, I hope the players will be inspired to listen to Monk and read about his notable contributions to jazz as they get into this piece.
-- Jeff Traster


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Hill Island – Low Brass Choir_Grade 3

  

An original Low Brass Choir piece in two movements: Bay Vista (1:45) and Island Tango (1:25). It was composed for Mr. Sammy Alvarez and the Ben Hill Middle School 8th-grade low brass section, and is dedicated to friend and colleague Dennis Laorenza. 

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TWO TALLIS PIECES – Low Brass Choir_Gr 4

  

“If Ye Love Me” and “Solfinge Song” by Thomas Tallis arranged for Five-part Low Brass Choir. The first piece is a lovely vocal chorale. The second is an imitative instrumental piece with intricate counterpoint typical of the late Renaissance. 

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Two-Mile Trek for Tuba and Piano_Grade 1

  

Solo piece for a young tuba player in moderate-fast form. The piano part is playable by a competent student pianist. Sound File generated by Finale.


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The Road to Freedom - Tuba Solo_Gr 1

  

Solo piece for a young tuba player. The piano part is playable by a competent student pianist. 

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UPON THIS ROCK - SATB Choral

  

UPON THIS ROCK was composed for the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church, Huber Heights, Ohio.

The text is drawn from Matthew 16:18 -- Jesus gives Simon, son of Jonah, a new name -- Peter -- which means "rock."  

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