The Music of Today
performing the music of living, or recently living, composers such as: Bob Brookmeyer, Maria Schneider, Jim McNeely, John Hollenbeck & Bill Holman
The Music of Ed Neumeister (Neumeister conducts and solos on his original music)
Porgy & Bess and Miles Ahead as arranged for Miles Davis by Gil Evans
Sketches of Spain as arranged for Miles Davis by Gil Evans
The Music of Thad Jones
The Music of Ellington & Strayhorn
Far East Suite by Duke Ellington
Billy Strayhorn & Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite arranged by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
Many possibilities from:
Classic Broadway for Symphony Orchestra
The music of Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story, On the Town, Candide
The music of Antônio Carlos Jobim for Symphony Orchestra: The Girl from Ipanema, Corcovado and more
The music of the Swing Era for Symphony Orchestra
The music of the Beatles for Symphony Orchestra
The music of the 60's for Symphony Orchestra
The Great American Songbook, including works by Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Ron Roullier & Stephen Sondheim.
The classics of Ellington for Symphony Orchestra
Classic Jazz for Symphony Orchestra: from Armstrong to Now.
Can be combined with film music connected by style, influence or period.
The Planets by Gustav Holst
Concerto for Orchestra by Bela Bartok
Orchestra music of Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber & Aaron Copland, Leonhard Bernstein.
Classic film scores from the 60’s
Classic film scores from the 70’s etc,.
To be picked from:
The music of John Williams including Star Wars, Harry Potter, ET and many more...
Hugo by Howard Shore, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by Alexandre Desplat, Philip Glass’ The Hours, Roman Holiday by Georges Auric, Victor Young & Sleepy Hollow by Danny Elfman
The Godfather, Star Trek, Psycho, Vertigo, The Untouchables, Spider-Man, Goldfinger, Da Vinci Code, Bram Stoker’s Dracula & The Mask of Zorro