JAZZ TINGED COMPOSITIONS FOR ORCHESTRA
Listed price on the left is rental, right is purchase with unlimited use.
BLACK DRAGON CANYON ( 6 min.) Purchase only $95 JW Pepper
A jazz shuffle in the big band tradition. WMP’s most performed work.
“One of the highlights of the afternoon, a full-blown, big band treatment that built from a melancholy shuffle to a rousing finish” – Salt Lake Tribune
Performances by: Utah Symphony, Phoenix, Colorado Springs, North Carolina, Cedar Rapids, Louisville, Columbus, Milwaukee, Kalamazoo, Fresno, Springfield Mass. Minot, and Greenville Symphony Orchestras.
TANGO FOR ORCHESTRA (6 min.) $80 $119
A lush, jazzy tango perfect for pops. Premier performance by the Utah Symphony, recorded by Gyor Philharmonia (Hungary). “suggests commercial roots, reminiscent at times of sophisticated pops concert arrangements” – New Music Connoisseur Recorded on CRS CD#9971
NEW MILLENIUM FANFARE (3:30 min.)$75 $110
a fanfare for orchestra
“rousing album closer...cleverly scored” – New Music Connossieur
Recorded on CRS CD#9971
METHENYOLOGY (8 min.) Purchase only $145 JW Pepper
a Brazilian Fantasy in the style of Pat Metheny
“a wonderful and big-hearted work” – Salt Lake Tribune
“an immensely likable work” – Deseret News
Performances by: Utah Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Boise Philharmonic, Colorado Springs, North Carolina, Baltimore, Columbus and Louisville Symphony Orchestras
Recorded on VMM CD#3030
LYRIC FOR A JAZZMAN (6 min.) $50 $99
a lush ballad featuring fugelhorn and trombone solos, and chamber orchestra.
Premiered by the Boise Chamber Orchestra.
BLUES FANTASY FOR ORCHESTRA (8 min.) $85 $125
features trumpet and alto sax (or clarinet) in a bebop, jazz “blues” tradition.
Performances by: Utah, Fairbanks, Colorado Springs, North Carolina, Louisville, Columbus and Springfield Mass. Orchestras.
“Henry Wolking’s ‘Blues Fantasy’ was the highlight of the program. The sparkling superlative orchestral writing prompted the highest respect from the Utah Symphony players. This is some very interesting writing. Wolking is one of this country’s truly great composers, and we are lucky to have him living in Utah.” – Salt Lake Tribune
GOBLIN VALLEY (8 min.) $90 $125 (full) $75 $100 (chamber)
a fusion of jazz and rock styles. Also available for chamber orchestra.
“its energetic rhythms and semi-lush sonority are likely to ensure many performances, a notion supported by the size of the ovation” – Deseret News
“the evenings jazziest work, an appealing concert closer” – Cedar Rapids Gazette
Performances by: Utah Symphony, Nashville Symphony, Boise Philharmonic, Ohio Chamber Orchestra, Cedar Rapids, Milwaukee, Colorado Springs and North Carolina Symphony Orchestras.
FIDDLE TUNES (8 min.) $75 purchase only from JW Pepper view details for string orchestra.