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  BPC 0400 "Cannonball" Adderley Suite by Cecil Bridgewater
5 saxophones (doubling on flutes and clarinets), 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, bass, drums and featured soloists - Trumpet, Alto or Tenor and Vocalist.
Grade: 6 Email for price
Commissioned through a grant from Meet The Composer and first premiered February 1994 in Los Angeles with the Nat Adderley Quintet and horn sections from the Los Angeles area.  This suite utilizes several of the compositions that are associated with Mr. Adderley and original compositions by Cecil.  Compositions and arrangements are being added to the suite and will be made available as they are completed.
Overture -- instrumental, big band
Bird To Ball -- instrumental, big band
Cannon's Samba -- instrumental, big band
Old Country -- vocal
The Masquerade Is Over -- vocal, big band
I Think I'll Try Love Again -- vocal, big band
Never Will I Marry -- vocal, big band
Hi-Fly -- instrumental, big band
Sleepin' Bee -- vocal, big band
Since I Fell For You -- vocal, big band
Nippon Soul -- quintet
Sticks -- quintet
Hi Fly -- quintet
Work Song -- instrumental, big band
Unit 7 -- instrumental, big band
Jeannine -- instrumental/vocal, big band

Compositions for Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphonic Orchestra + Big Band

BPC 0401 New Dawn by Cecil Bridgewater

Full symphony orchestra and soloist.

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A work for symphony orchestra and soloist that was commissioned by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and premiered in Cleveland in 1990. The composition is based on Cecil's musical impressions of trips he made to Senegal and Brazil.  The piece had it's second premiere at the University of Illinois in 1991 as part of the salute to African-American composers and was broadcast over the airwaves by public radio stations around the country for six months following the concert.  The most recent performances were in January of 1999 with the Westchester Philharmonic at Purchase, NY and The Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic, New York, NY in May 2003 and April 2004.
 

BPC 0402 Dear Trane by Ron Bridgewater, arranged by Cecil Bridgewater
For featured tenor saxophonist, strings, woodwinds, percussion and big band: 5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets, piano, guitar, bass and drums
Grade: 6                                                                           Price: $500.00  
A beautiful ballad dedicated to the late, great saxophonist, John Coltrane. Performed by Ron Bridgewater with the University of Illinois Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra.

BPC 0403 Lush Life by Billy Strayhorn and arranged by Cecil Bridgewater
For vocalist, tenor saxophone soloist and strings, woodwinds, percussion and big band: 5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets, piano, guitar, bass and drums
Grade: 6                                                                        Price: $500.00                                                            Key: Db  
Sung by Dee Dee Bridgewater with University of Illinois Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra and Charenee Wade with the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

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