With introduction, discography. Songs & chord/scale progressions in: concert key, B flat instrument, E flat instrument, Bass Cleff instrument. Contains: Take the A Train, Chelsea Bridge, Satin Doll, Lush Life, Blood Coung, Raincheck and six other songs.
Contents: Chelsea Bridge -- A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing -- Lush Life -- Passion Flower -- Take The 'A' Train.
Arrangements by John Nicholas. Includes 17 songs by Strayton as well as Duke Ellington. With preface by David Simons, select discography, black & white photos.
SACD hybrid remaster of this classic jazz album.
Strayhorn was a composer, pianist and arranger, and a close collaborator with Duke Ellington. This book strives to bring Strayhorn out of Ellington's shadow, and to shed light on his highly original contributions. With a preface, introduction, notes, references, index, music examples, and photos.
Transcribed by Christopher Crenshaw. With performance notes. As recorded by the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1956. This transcription was made especially for Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015-16 Twenty-First Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Program.
Saxophonist Carlon and his band pay a Latin-tinged tribute to the music of Strayhorn. 10 tracks.
Edited by Rob Duboff and Jeffrey Sultanof. With notes. This tune dates from 1944. Strayhorn arranged it for a 1959 recording by Mercer Ellington.
…Brittle Brigade -- IV. Sugar Rum Cherry -- V. Entr'acte -- VI. Volga Vouty -- VII. Chinoserie -- VIII. Dance of the Floreadores -- IX. Arabesque Cookie. With program and biographical notes. Strayhorn and Ellington created this arrangement in 1960. This edition is based on the original manuscripts.
Contents: Caravan -- Chelsea Bridge -- Freddie Freeloader -- Isfahan -- Johnny Come Lately -- Prelude to a Kiss -- Raincheck -- Take the A Train -- Upper Manhattan Medical Group. Includes parts for piano, bass and drums. The CD contains demo and play-along MP3 tracks. With an introduction.
Contents: Isfahan (7:25) -- Blood Count (6:08) -- Johnny Come Lately (5:39) -- Something to Live For (6:07) -- Upper Manhattan Medical Group (7:07) -- Rain Check (6:44) -- Day Dream [*] (5:12).
Transcribed and edited by David Berger for Jazz at Lincoln Center. With program and performance notes. This transcription is based on a recording made by the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1946.
With performance and biographical notes. A medium swing chart by the great Billy Strayhorn.
A box set of seven CDs and one DVD, celebrating the life and music of Strayhorn.
The US Army's jazz ensemble plays music by Benny Goodman, Richard Rodgers, Billy Strayhorn, and others.
Two discs contain 26 songs by Poulenc, Kapustin, Gershwin, Ellington, Strayhorn, Bauer, Jobim, Lindberg, and more.
Saxophonist Smith plays music by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Charles Mingus.
Featuring: Johnny Hodges; Lawrence Brown; Taft Jordan; Billy Strayhorn; Al Sears; Sandy Williams; Don Byas; others.