> denotes charts from SORCERER RECORDS SMP-1001 CD ("PERSPECTIVES") as recorded by the STEVE SPIEGL BIG BAND
+ denotes charts from SORCERER RECORDS SMP-1002 CD ("THEN AND NOW") as recorded by the STEVE SPIEGL BIG BAND
= denotes charts from SORCERER RECORDS SMP-1003 CD ("ENIGMA") as recorded by the STEVE SPIEGL BIG BAND
MEDIUM EASY CHARTS

   23.

ROXANNE

 

$62.00

 

A written (no improv) feature ballad for baritone sax in the 1940's "film noir" style. Trpt A. Time 3:30.

Med. easy.

 

  39.

DOING SOME GOOD

 

$62.00

 

A modal jazz chart for the ensemble. Features a solo section that can be opened up for every member of the band for classroom improvisation. Trpt F (in staff). Time 2:35. Med. easy.

 

   40.

7 JAZZ BAND WARM-UPS

 

$62.00

 

7 short (20-25 bars long) ensemble warm-ups approx. 1 minute or less each, in different styles, such as chorale, swing, modal, jazz waltz, minor blues and shuffle which keep the trumpets in the staff throughout. Med. easy.

 

   50.

BUTTER

 

$62.00

 

A "Manteca" style latin chart with an optional 3 chord improvisation section or possible open rhythm section feature spot. Trpt F (in staff) or opt. Ab above. Time 4:00. Med. Easy.

 

 

  51

HOME AT LAST

 

$62.00

 

A "Ray Charles" gospel blues feel, with an easy, written piano solo. Trpt A#. Time 4:15. Med. Easy.

 

  52.

CALYPSO CHARLIE

 

$62.00

 

A fun "calypso" feel with solo space for tenor, trumpet, or trombone. Trpt F (in staff). Time 4:45.

Med.- med. easy

 

  53.

GOT BLUES

 

$62.00

 

A catchy shuffle-blues feel with a  written solo for alto sax. Trpt Gb (in staff). Time 4:05. Med.- med. easy.

 

  54.

CAN’T STAY HERE

 

$62.00

 

An easy gospel style chart in 3/4 with a written solo for alto sax. Trpt G (top of staff). Time 4:35. Med. easy.

 

  55.

WALTZ FOR TWO THUMBS

 

$62.00

 

A relaxed jazz waltz feel for the ensemble a la Mile's "All Blues", featuring an optional written solo for the tenor sax. Trpt G (top of staff). Time 3:34. Med. easy.

 

  56.

FOR THE LAST TIME

 

$62.00

 

A ballad for the full ensemble featuring a written solo (optional ad lib) for trpt and a short sax soli. Trpt F (in staff). Time 3:45. Med easy.

 

  57.

AFTER  HOURS

 

$62.00

 

A bouncy 12/8 (triplet)  jazz swing feel with an optional written solo for tenor, alto, or trpt. Trpt Gb (top of staff). Time 3:00. Med easy.

 

 

  58.

BENEDETTA

 

$62.00

 

A joyful jazz-pop tune a la “Chuck Mangione” written for the 6 year old daughter of a close friend. Optional written solo for alto. Trpt G (top of staff). Time 3:35. Medium esy.

 

 

  60.

MANHATTAN BLUES      New for 2015

 

$62.00

 

A  straight ahead minor blues for the full ensemble with an optional written and/or ad-lib solo section for either tenor or trumpet. Trpt F (top of staff). Time 4:00. Medium easy-medium.

 

 

  61.

I DON’T THINK SO    

 

$62.00

 

A pop tune with a funky  “Steely  Dan” groove for the ensemble, featuring a guitar solo. Trpt G (top of staff). Time 4:51. Medium easy-medium.

 

 

  62.

I CAN’T HELF MYSELF   

 

$62.00

 

A bluesy ensemble shuffle with a tenor solo Time 3:18. Medium easy.

 

 

  64.

SHERMAN’S SERMON - by Jack Feierman

 

$64.00

 

A swing/gospel feel with a strong ensemble section. Features a written piano solo. Trpt G#. Time 4:00.

Med. easy.

 

  65.

COPYCAT - by Jack Feierman

 

$64.00

 

An easy "Basie" ensemble blues, with optional written solos for piano, trpt., tbn., alto or tenor. Trpt Ab. Time 5:00. Med. easy

 

  66.

A HAPPY THING - by Jack Feierman

 

$64.00

 

A medium easy swing feel featuring a written solo section on all horn parts. Can be done by entire ensemble, sections, or any individuals. Trpt G. Time 3:35. Med. Easy.

 

  67.

A RIFF IN TIME - by Jack Feierman

 

$64.00

 

A straight "Basie" big band blues with optional written solos for piano, tenor, tpt and tbn. Trpt F (in staff).

Time 5:00. Med. easy.

 

  68.

JUST A SWINGING THING - by Jack Feierman

 

$64.00

 

A medium tempo ensemble swing opener featuring short written (or opt. improv) solos  for tpt/ten/or tbn. Trpt A. Time 3:30. Med. easy.