Big Band

Lost & Found
Simple arrangement for big band featuring a light hearted melody and an epic solo section for Flugel and Alto Sax.
Instrumentation: 2 alto saxophones (clarinet/flute), 2 tenor saxophones (clarinet), bari sax (bass clarinet), 4 flugelhorns, 4 trombones, piano, bass, drums.

I (Still) Have the Blues
An arrangement of a blues based on a boogaloo groove.
Instrumentation: 2 alto saxophones, 2 tenor saxophones, bar sax, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, guitar, piano, bass, drums

Small Group

The Climb
Written after a climb in the Colorado Rocky Mountains where I almost died… kind of. Features a soloist backed by an electronic quartet with a string quartet. The simple melody floats over complex changes and rhythmic gestures then ends with some collective improvisation.
Instrumentation: alto sax, 2 violins, viola, cello, micro korg, fender rhodes, electric bass, drums

The Meaning of Love
Contrafact of “You Don’t Know What Love Is” arranged for a jazz sextet.
Instrumentation: trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, piano, bass, drums

A Matter of Time
Inspired by an Art Blakey shuffle
Instrumentation: trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, piano, bass, drums