Like Before You Leap
(original composition for 17 piece jazz band)

Marked at 174bpm, this upbeat swing piece is energetic and rhythmic. Being a dorian modal piece makes it very accessible for young soloists. The beginning of the solo section switches from 4/4 to 3/4 adding energy to the solo breaks. Features a sax soli and a brass soli with trumpets and trombones trading licks and all joining in the head to a satisfying conclusion.

Score and parts available. Includes alto sax 1 & 2, tenor sax 1 & 2, baritone sax, trumpets 1, 2, 3 & 4, trombones 1, 2 & 3 and bass trombone, piano or vibes options, guitar, bass and drum set.


Take 5 – latin
(original arrangement for 17 piece jazz band)

A fresh latin jazz take on a classic adds new harmonic and rhythmic twists to entreating performers and audience.

Score and parts available. Includes alto sax 1 & 2, tenor sax 1 & 2, baritone sax, trumpets 1, 2, 3 & 4, trombones 1, 2 & 3 and bass trombone, piano, guitar, bass and drum set.