Jazz and Function Band Arrangements and Classical Transpositions

Welcome to my Jazz, Classical Trumpet Transposition and Band Arrangement shop.

On this page I am selling work that I have written for my own use. With the intention that other trumpet players and other musicians who work with bands may find useful. I have no plans to get rich but would like to save others the time that I have invested in writing these charts. For a small admin fee.

I reserve the right not to sell to certain people (you know who you are!)

Theee are the 4 services that I offer.

  1. Collections of hardbop trumpet lead sheet books
  2. Transposition service (Real Book Lead Sheet Style)
  3. Band arrangements; Brass Quintet, Function Band & Jazz Band
  4. Transposed orcestral Trumpet parts

(Please note that all music will be supplied in PDF form and NOT on paper)

1 – Collections of Hardbop Trumpet Lead Sheet Books

32 Hard Bop Classics for Trumpet“, “Another 34 Hard Bop Classics for Trumpet” & the NEWLY released “MORE Hard Bop Classics for Trumpet

Arranged for Trumpet from the original Trumpet lines, or Trumpet friendly line. Optimised for Forscore on iPad

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32 Hard Bop Classics For Trumpet Arranged for Trumpet from the original Trumpet lines, or Trumpet friendly lines. Optimised for
Forscore on iPad.
This book is a collection of Hard Bop tunes written in a lead sheet format. Designed for practice with
the original recording.

Another 34 Hard Bop Classics For TrumpetArranged for Trumpet from the original Trumpet lines, or Trumpet friendly lines. Optimised for
Forscore on iPad.
This book is a collection of Hard Bop tunes written in a lead sheet format. Designed for practice with
the original recording.

MORE Hard Bop Classics For TrumpetArranged for Trumpet from the original Trumpet lines, or Trumpet friendly lines. Optimised for
Forscore on iPad.
This book is a collection of Hard Bop tunes written in a lead sheet format. Designed for practice with
the original recording.

Show Boat – Arranged for Trumpet from the Kenny Dorham Album “Show Boat” From the original trumpet lines optimised for Forscore on iPad

2- Transposition service (Real Book Lead Sheet Style)

To get a set of transposed music in Bb, Eb, Concert Pitch and Bass clef

  • Pay with PayPal

  • Select the chart you want to be transposed email your Title / Source Book or email your own PDF to transpose
  • I will transpose the tune in a lead sheet style and email the set back to you as a set of PDF’s

3 – Band Arrangements

Brass Quintet Arrangements

In this section arrangements for brass quintet are available. They were arranged for a brass quintet that I play in called the 5 brass souls (careful how you say that!)

Work Song by Nat Adderley.
Arrangement for Brass Quintet. in the key of F minor with two key changes. Trumpet 1 and 2, Horn F or Bb, Trombone and Tuba. Arrangement features Tuba blues cadenza to open, Theme, improvised solos, canon, stop chorus and dramatic finale!

Ukraine National Anthem (Shche Ne Vmerla Ukraina). Arranged for Brass Quintet; Trumpet 1 & 2, Horn (French or Flugel) Trombone and Tuba. In the key of F

Function band arrangements

The following Band arrangements were orchestrated for a specific event that a band I play was booked to perform at. The charts work well in a smaller Brass section format, therefore scale well for most bands.

Christmas Wrapping. In the Style of Kylie Minogue.
Arranged for 14 piece function band + Vocalist.
In the key of A. Arrangement includes; Lyrics, Alto sax, Tenor sax 1 and 2, Baritone sax, Trumpet 1,2,3, Trombone 1,2, Piano, Guitar, Bass & Drums

Also Available for 7 piece band + Vocalist. In the key of A. Arrangement includes; Vocals, Tenor sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass & Drums

Feel it Still. In the Style of Portugal The Man. For 6 piece band + Vocalist. In the key of A. Arrangement includes; Female Vocals, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass & Drums

O Happy Day. In the style of Sister Act. For 6 piece band + Vocalist. In the key of Eb, with key change to F. Arrangement includes; Female Vocal, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass & Drums

Dance Monkey. In the style of Tones and I. For 6 piece band + Vocalist. In the key of F# minor. Arrangement includes; (No vocal part written),Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass & Drums

Crazy. In the Funky style of Gnarls Barkley. For 6 piece band + Vocalist. In the key of C minor. Arrangement includes; (No Vocal part Written), Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass & Drums

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Jazz Band arrangement

These arrangements are my favorite and comprise of tunes arranged for small Jazz band. In this instance the Brian White Quartet

Boplicity arrangement for Jazz Band. By Miles Davis and Bill Evans for the album Birth of the Cool. Trumpet, Alto sax, Baritone sax, Horn (French or Flugel), Trombone, Trombone, Tuba, Piano / Guitar, Sting Bass, & Drums. Including open solo space

Ping Pong arrangement for jazz band. By Wayne Shorter as played with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers for Trumpet, Tenor, Trombone, Piano, Bass and Drums. Including horn shout chorus

A Ra arranged for Jazz Band By Donato. Trumpet, Piano, Bass & Drums. Includes Head, Changes and Coda

Love You Spell Is Everywhere arranged for Jazz Band, as played by Roy Hargrove. Trumpet + Harmony, Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

Autumn Leaves arranged for Jazz Band, as played by Roy Hargrove. Trumpet + Harmony, Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

Bohemia After Dark arranged for Jazz Band, as played by Roy Hargrove. Trumpet + Harmony, Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

September In The Rain arranged for Jazz Band, as played by Roy Hargrove. Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

Poinciana arranged for Jazz Band, as played by Shelly Mann. Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

Outra Vez arranged for Jazz Band composed by Carlos Jobim. Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

Uh Huh arranged for Jazz Band composed by Hank Mobley. Trumpet + Harmony, Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

This Is The moment arranged for Jazz Band as played by Kenny Dorham. Eb, Bb, Concert Pitch & Bass Cleff

4 – Classical Trumpet Transpositions into B flat (Bb)

This section contains transpositions for Trumpet of orchestral pieces that I have performed with in local orchestra’s; The Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Jersey Chamber Orchestra.

Sorcerers Apprentice by Dukas. Trumpet 1 & 2 in Bb

Cello Concerto in B Minor OP 104 by Dvorak. Trumpet 1 and 2 in Bb. Transcribed from E and C into Bb. 4 pages

In the hall of the Mountain King movement 4 by Grieg. Trumpet 2 in Bb. Transcribed from E into Bb.

Ride of the Valkyries by Wagner . Trumpet 1 & 2 in Bb. Transcribed from E into Bb.

Concerto for Two Piano’s in D minor by Poulenc. Trumpet 1 in Bb

Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 in C. Trumpet 1 & 2 in Bb

The Planets by Holst. Trumpets 1,2,3,& 4 in Bb

Hedwig’s Theme by John Williams. From Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone Trumpet 1 & 2 in Bb

Have a look at some of the bands I play in bigdaymusicFacebook

Please check back here soon as I will be adding many more Trumpet transposition and band arrangement.

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