Compositions and Arrangements: Jazz Orchestra

Pricing and availability of scores and parts on request

JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Gotham Jazz Orchestra 

Hiding Out – Mike Holober & The Gotham Jazz Orchestra (ZOHO 2019)   

  • Hiding Out (Holober) – a 5-movement work commissioned for The Gotham Jazz Orchestra by The Philadelphia Museum of Art (2008)
  1. “Prelude“  
  2. “Compelled“  
  3. “4 Haikus“  
  4. “Interlude“  
  5. “It Was Just the Wind  
  • “Flow” (Holober) – a 3-movement work commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra and funded by NYSCA Individual Artist’s Grant (2011)  
  1. “Tear of the Clouds”  
  2. “Opalescence”  
  3. “Harlem“ 
  • “Caminhos Cruzados“ (Antonio Carlos Jobim) commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra
  • “Jumble“ (Holober) – commissioned by The U.S. Army West Point Jazz Knights 

Quake – Mike Holober & The Gotham Jazz Orchestra (Sunnyside Records 2009)   

  • “Quake“ (Holober)   
  • “Thrushes“  (Holober)   
  • “Ruby Tuesday“ (Jagger/Richards)   
  • “Note To Self“ (Holober; commissioned by The Commission Project)   
  • “Twist & Turn“ (Holober)   
  • “Roc & A Soft Place“ (Holober)   
  • “Here Comes The Sun“ (Harrison) – 3 or 4 trombone version (commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra)   

Thought Trains - Mike Holober & The Gotham Jazz Orchestra (Sons of Sound Records 2003)   

  • “Jump Down, Spin Around“ (traditional)   
  • “Big Sky“ (Holober)   
  • “Waltz Medium“ (Holober)   
  • “Heart of the Matter“ (Holober)   
  • “Thought Trains“ (Holober)   
  • “Let’s Get Nice“ (Holober)   
  • “I Can See My Desk From Here“ (Holober)   
  • “Form x Mood“ (Holober)

JAZZ ORCHESTRA 
The HR Big Band (Hessischer Rundfunk)

Commissioned by The HR Big Band (Hessischer Rundfunk) 
For concert titled Jazz From Hell – featuring music of Frank Zappa (2015) 

For concert titled Hammond Guru -- featuring Dr. Lonnie Smith (2015) 

  • “Backtrack“ (Dr. Lonnie Smith) 
  • “Pilgrimage“ (Dr. Lonnie Smith) 
  • “When Johnny Comes Marching Home“ (traditional) 
  • “Frame For the Blues“ (Slide Hampton) 
  • “Ue O Muite Aruko (Sukiyaki)“ (Hachidai Nakamura) 
  • “Mellow Mood“ (Jimmy Smith) 
  • “Beehive“ (Harold Mabern) 
  • “Too Damn Hot“ (Dr. Lonnie Smith) 
  • “People Make the World Go ‘Round“ (Thom Bell) 
  • “Come Together“ (Lennon/McCartney) 
  • “Dapper Dan“ (Dr. Lonnie Smith) 

For concert titled Enemies of Energy – featuring Kurt Rosenwinkel (2013; 2015) 

For concert titled Euro Jazz with Carlo Nardozza, Johannes Müller, Pierre-Alain Guoalch, and Pascal Schumacher (2014) 

  • “Bluesette“ (Toots Thieleman) 
  • “Dreamlike Space“ (Schumacher) 
  • “White Surface, Glace, Casse?“ (Schumacher) 
  • “Tunisia“ (Nardozza) 
  • “Down To Bernina“ (Nardozza)
  • “9 Mois“ (Goualch) 
  • “Pumpin’“ (Goualch) 
  • “Foggy Lake“ (Müller) 
  • “Great Expectations“ (Müller) 

For concert featuring a reading of the works of The Brothers Grimm set to music (2013) 

  • “Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten“ (Mike Holober) 
  • “Hänsel und Gretel“ (traditional) 
  • “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep“ (Engelbert Humperdinck) 

For concert titled Inner Voices – featuring compositions and arrangements by Mike Holober (2012) 

  • “Mornin’ Sunshine“ (Mike Holober) “HP 1711“ (Peter Feil) 
  • “Luft“ (Peter Reiter) 
  • “Hallo Herbert!“ (Axel Shlosser) 
  • “Catkiss“ (Tony Lakatos) 
  • “Siste Strikk“ (Christian Jaksjø) 

For concert titled My Puerto Rican Songbook – featuring Miguel Zenon (2012) 

  • “Fajardeño“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Amor“ (Pedro Flores) 
  • “Transfiguration“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Ceremonial“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Juguete“ (Bobby Capo) 
  • “Ya“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Ulysses in Slow Motion“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Incomprendido“ (Bobby Capo) 
  • “Oyelo“ (Miguel Zenon) 
  • “Pandero Y Pagode“ (Miguel Zenon) 

For Rheingau Festival featuring Jane Monheit (2012) 

  • “The Eagle and Me“ (Arlen/Harberg) 
  • “Everything I’ve Got Belongs to You“ (Rogers/Hart) 
  • “In The Still of the Night“ (Cole Porter)

JAZZ ORCHESTRA 
The WDR Big Band (Westdeutschen Rundfunk)

Commissioned by The WDR Big Band (Westdeutschen Rundfunk) 
For concert titled “Al Foster Special” featuring Al Foster (drums) (2016) 

  • “Aloysius” (Al Foster) 
  • “The Chief” (Al Foster) 
  • “Bonnie Rose” (Al Foster) 
  • “Monk Up and Down” (Al Foster) 
  • “Ooh What You Do To Me” (Al Foster) 
  • “Douglas” (Al Foster) 
  • “Kierra” (Al Foster) 
  • “Song For Simone” (Al Foster) 
  • “Brandyn” (Al Foster) 
  • “TSM” (Al Foster) 
  • “Pauletta” (Al Foster) 

For concert titled "Subject to Change" – featuring Joshua Redman (tenor) (2015) 

  • “Wish“ (Joshua Redman) 
  • “Roots and Herbs“ (Joshua Redman)  

For concert titled Two Minds – One Language -- featuring Eli Degibri (tenor) and Avishai Cohen (trpt) (2014) 

  • “Israeli Song“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Song For A Dying Country“ (Avishai Cohen) 
  • “Cuba“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “It Could Have Been Uganda“ (Avishai Cohen) 
  • “Shoohoo“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Ferrara Napoli“ (Avishai Cohen) 
  • “Flood“ (Avishai Cohen) 
  • “One Man’s Idea“ (Avishai Cohen) 
  • “Wild, Wild, East“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Mika“ (Eli Degibri) 

For concert titled Very Personal (2009) 

  • “Poli Wonk“ (John Goldsby)

JAZZ ORCHESTRA 
Westchester Jazz Orchestra

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra
“Flow: In Celebration of the Hudson River” (Holober) – a 3 movement work funded by an Individual Artist’s Grant from NYSCA (2011) 

  1. “Tear of the Clouds” 
  2. “Opalescence” 
  3. “Harlem“ 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra

  • “Lonnie’s Lament“ (John Coltrane) 
  • “Naima“ (John Coltrane) - recorded on All In (WJO Productions, 2008) 
  • “Sky Dive“ (Freddie Hubbard) 
  • “Psychedelic Sally“ (Horace Silver) 
  • “Here Comes The Sun“ (George Harrison) - recorded on All In (WJO Productions, 2008) 
  • “Charles Matthew Hallelujah“ (Dave Brubeck) 
  • “The Shadow of Your Smile“ (Johnny Mandel) for Septet 
  • “Speak Like a Child“ (Herbie Hancock) 
  • “Ask Me Now“ (Thelonious Monk) 
  • “Stuttering“ (Fred Hersch) 
  • “Caminhos Cruzados“ (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 
  • “So Far Away“ (Carole King) 
  • “My Back Pages“ (Bob Dylan) 
  • “Lullabye – Goodnight My Angel“ (Billy Joel) for Septet 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for Joe Lovano 

  • “His Dreams“ (Joe Lovano) 
  • “Hot Shot“ (Joe Lovano) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra forJanis Seigal 

  • “Equinox“ (John Coltrane) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for Kate McGarry 

  • “Prelude #2“ (George Gershwin) 
  • “Night Game“ (Paul Simon) 
  • “Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard“ (Paul Simon) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for John Scofield 

  • “Groove Elation“ (John Scofield) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for John Patitucci 

  • “Iris“ (Wayne Shorter) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for Randy Brecker 

  • “When Can I Kiss You Again?“ (Michael Brecker) 
  • “M & B (for Mike)“ (Randy Brecker) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for Paquito D’Rivera 

  • “Lorenzo’s Wings“ (Paquito D’Rivera) 
  • “Who’s Smokin’?“ (Paquito D’Rivera/Claudio Roditi)

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for “Maiden Voyage Suite” (WJO Productions, 2011) 

  • “Prelude” (Holober) 
  • “Eye Of The Hurricane“ (Herbie Hancock) 
  • “Interlude“ (Holober) 
  • “Survival Of The Fittest, Part 1“ (Herbie Hancock) 
  • “Survival Of The Fittest, Part 2“ (Herbie Hancock) 
  • “Epilogue“ (Holober) 

Commissioned by Westchester Jazz Orchestra for “West Side Story Suite” 

  • “Cha-Cha” from Dance at the Gym (Leonard Bernstein) 
  • “Jump” from Dance at the Gym (Leonard Bernstein) 
  • “A Boy Like That/I Have a Love“ (Leonard Bernstein)

JAZZ ORCHESTRA (with strings)
Eli Degibri

For concert titled Eli Degibri with Big Band and Strings, National Opera House, Tel Aviv (2014) 

  • “In The Beginning“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Suki The Cat“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Israel Song“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Judy The Dog“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “With You“ (Eli Degibri) 
  • “Cliff Hangin’“ (Eli Degibri)

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