Inside The Score (Book & CD)
Composers and arrangers
Composing/Arranging Book. A Detailed Analysis of 8 Classic Jazz Ensemble Charts by Sammy Nestico, Thad Jones, and Bob Brookmeyer. Instructional, Jazz and Big Band. Instructional book and examples CD. 191 pages. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.20870).
Item Number: KN.20870
This 200 page book by jazz arranger Rayburn Wright published in 1982, includes a detailed analysis of 8 classic charts by Sammy Nestico, Thad Jones, and Bob Brookmeyer. It also includes a CD with all 8 arrangements played by the University of Minnesota Jazz Ensemble. Before each complete score is presented, there are study notes explaining melodic construction, harmony, form, orchestration, voicings and substitute chords included in the arrangement. Includes complete scores and an interview with each arranger.
- Basie Composed by Sammy Nestico
- Straight Ahead Composed by Sammy Nestico
- Hay Burner Composed by Sammy Nestico
- Three and One Composed by Thad Jones
- Kids Are Pretty People Composed by Thad Jones
- Us Composed by Thad Jones
- Hello and Goodbye Composed by Bob Brookmeyer
- First Love Song Composed by Bob Brookmeyer
- ABC Blues Composed by Bob Brookmeyer