Cooking at the Continental

6 parts6 pages01:1612 hours ago6 views
Trumpet, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, Percussion
Arrangement I did for my band. Playback is really bad because of the slash notation. The jazz community is pretty lacking on musescore so I thought I should spice it up.

Battle With a Flippant Foe (Earthbound Beginnings)

1 part2 pages01:10a day ago52 views
Piano
Another Earthbound score?! Whaaaaaaaa?!

Well, not Earthboud this time. Mother 1. Earthbound Beginnings. However you call it, the story of Ninten defeating Giygue.

Before you get onto me for the notation and "oh its not in swing", its not supposed to be. Its not a triplet swing, its a dotted 8th 16th swing. Its a more crisp swing. Just had to get that out of the way.

Anyway, hope you enjoy the score! Peace out for now,

~TheRealDjess-Djimbo. Jacob Collier can't know.

Discord Server: https://discord.gg/YmpjTZe

THE STAR OF COUNTY DOWN

1 part3 pages01:1810 days ago988 views
Piano
This is a traditional Irish tune played by the Belfast Flautist James Galway. Please favorite and share.

SIMPLE

1 part3 pages01:29a month ago385 views
Piano
Theme-song. Soft left-hand.
Please share and favorite.
Swingtheory
Custom audio

Swingtheory

18 parts7 pages02:365 days ago28 views
Alto Saxophone(2), Tenor Saxophone(2), Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet(5), Trombone(4), Guitar, Piano, Bass(2)
My first original piece in awhile, spring break has been good for my creativity.
This is different from my usual stuff but I’ve always loved jazz music

🎧 [Rock x EDM] Stage 2. "Commission" ~Galactic Wings~ (Original Composition)

11 parts16 pages03:218 months ago422 views
Trumpet, Brass Ensemble, Synthesizer(4), Bass, Percussion(4)
Stage 1: https://musescore.com/user/47446/scores/5173155
Stage 3: https://musescore.com/user/47446/scores/5209069

This one took me much longer than I had expected, mostly because I was stuck with a modulated key which I couldn't modulate back to create a loop T_T Okay. This is the first draft - I haven't really finished polishing the bass line, drum, etc. so please bear with the imperfection. Any comments, suggestions greatly welcome!

Buffalo Head for Jazz Combo

9 parts12 pages02:37a year ago874 views
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Bass, Percussion(2), Piano
This is an arrangement of a jazz ensemble tune from a method book, and I arranged it for combo because it sounds cool.
Leave feedback, I'd like to improve this.

Overture (WIP)

8 parts9 pages02:048 days ago39 views
Trumpet(2), Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Percussion
Jazz piece for jazz ensemble, created to be the overture to a musical. Still a work in progress, so will keep changing. The ending is only there to conclude it for the moment, and I'm thinking of leading it into a new section.

Any feedback is welcome.

Amore per il lavoro (Love on the Job)

18 parts19 pages04:2819 days ago40 views
Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone(2), Tenor Saxophone(2), Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet(4), Trombone(4), Guitar, Piano, Bass, Percussion
Part 2 of my 3 part jazz show for a Big Band plus Soprano Sax.

The music is based off of a black and white old timey Detective theme. In Amore per il lavoro the Detective got a job to find a missing person. But the woman who ask him for help with the case starts falling for the Detective. And the Detective starts falling for her on the job.

Hope you guys enjoy it!!

Un altro giorno in ufficio (Another day at the office)

18 parts13 pages02:5819 days ago45 views
Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone(2), Tenor Saxophone(2), Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet(4), Trombone(4), Guitar, Piano, Bass, Percussion
Part 1 of my 3 part jazz show for a Big Band plus Soprano Sax.

The music is based off of a black and white old timey detective theme. In Un altro giorno in ufficio its music for another day for a Detective. A lot of sitting at his desk and smoking, but occasionally he'll get a case.

Hope you guys enjoy it!!
(This is also my first attempt at jazz)

Ballade (Original with analysis in description)

1 part9 pages07:33a month ago255 views
Piano
This piece is a piece I have written as part of a series of love ballades for my girlfriend, Morgan. I am quite proud because of all the ways I have used the same few themes over and over. I hope you enjoy and please comment any critiques, suggestions, etc.

1-4: An ambiguous two note outline of the tonic major 3rd and 7th followed by a C-minor rotating 3rd technical vamp into the perfect Bbmaj9 chord, then repeating but replacing the Bbmaj9th with a plagal Abmaj9.

5-8: Pick-ups from the Minor 6th to a minor 7 (b5) ending with a descending re-harmonized Ebmaj7 in the treble and similarly outlined Ab with a final tritone substitute cadence followed by a simplification of the previous phrase.

9: Theme "Rain" Is introduced in the Tonic Lydian color

10: Tritone sub motif into Minor 2 (Playing with expectations)

11: Modulating Eb Lydian into the major Plagal (Ab) with the Eb(dom)7

13: Rain theme solidified but augmented rhythmically

14: Progress moving from G minor (Extended dominate 2 of Ab major) into G dom7 (b9) dominate of C minor relative minor of Eb.

15-16: Ab maj7 outline harmonized over Eb solidifying Eb major as key, moving to perfect maj7th (Expecting perfect cadence) but instead increase harmony by the major 3rd (foreshadowing augmented cadenza in 19)

17-18 chromatically decreasing maj7 vamp (Foreshadowing chromatic Maj 7th outline of cadenza)

19-22: Major7th chords harmonizing a repeated motif of the "Rain" theme changing by the augmented major 3rd, then pedaling down a half step every measure.

23-28: Motif repeats itself into a pattern spiraling down Outlining a Bbmaj7th, first over Bb, then over Eb, followed over Bb, then ending on a powerful D octave, decorated with a rotating Cdom.

29-32: measure 1-4 is repeated replacing all Perfect and plagal chords with their Parallel Minor 7th giving a darker, warmer tone to the first reprise.

33-36: measures 5-8 are repeated but the Ab to E tritone sub is replaced with an Ab-7 to E tritone.

37-43: Direct reprise of the beginning theme

44-46: Measure 44 is extended upon with an octave then modulating once more into an Amaj7th, into the minor plagal of A, setting up Cadenza 2.

47-49: Maj7th chords ascending by the Augmented triad, then repeating after ever triad ascending chromatically (Bass Ascending Gb, to G, to Ab)

50-52: Maj7th chords descending in the same pattern

53-54: Cadenza creates cadence into the transition Vamp from measure 7

55-60: Lullaby waltz outlining an Ebmaj9(#11) distinguishing clear lydian tone.

61-66: Lydian Vamp repeats under a rhythmically augmented "Rain" Theme

67-72: Vamp moves with theme to the perfect maj7 (Bb) over D, setting up for the introduction of "Warmth" Theme

74-77: Introduce Theme 2 "Warmth as a development, starting on the tonic Maj7

77-84: Warmth theme Diatonically transposed up until reaching G minor 7, where it molds into the 3rd of an Eb chord.

85-88: Diatonically decreasing theme inspired from Alfred Reed's "Hounds of Spring" then molds into a lydian theme when octave repeats, finally adding extended lydian 7ths and 9ths under each note

89-92: "Warmth" theme repeats in Lydian on the 3rd of each chord, rather than the 7th, playing the parallel 7th, and 9th extensions under each melody note, finally using the "Hounds of Spring" melody to diminish into the 3rd transitional cadenza.

93-94: Cadenza From parallel ascending triads mixed from each scale (Eb lydian and Ionian) with the bass playing one note later
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Chords: (Repeats) Eb/Bb, F/Eb (Lydian) , G-/F Ab/G (Ionian) Bb/Ab, C-/Bb, D-/C (Lydian), Eb/Bb, F-/Eb (Ionian)
//
Until a cadence to a broken B13 (#7), which descends in diatonic 7th chords, descending by the lydian scale in 3rds, until it reaches A (The 4th) a second time, in which it converts from a Maj7th function to having a dom7 function. this Bb7 then creates a perfect cadence to the Eb Lullaby waltz

95-112: Lullaby theme repeats directly as a build Up to the next section

113-116: Right hand plays a triad triplet figure up the lydian scale until reaching Bb, where it shifts to the dominate of Eb and Builds Up to the 3rd in the Climax

117-120: Climax! is a sextuplet figure, thought of as two triplets, each starting on the next note of the "Rain" Theme, with a parallel descending Lydian scale in the "Hounds of Spring" subdivision nature, then after repeating, moves to Ab Lydian and repeats, moving to a Bb-11 in the Ab major scale, descending by sixths, until the "Hounds of Spring" Pattern Descends In Sixths From Bb-, to Ebmaj, to Eb minor, to Bb- which becomes the plagal minor 6th (Or ii-7(b5)) of Fmaj.

121:Cadenza on Fmaj Pentatonic scale

122-138 Reprise of measures 1-18 in Fmaj. I Chose Fmaj because It is going High enough Up the circle of fifths to create a much brighter sound than the Eb, making the whole piece brighten up to the climax, without losing the plagal chord progression feeling of the piece. The Gmaj7 is then descended by a major 3rd (As in the cadenza) to the original key of Eb Major

139-146: Lullaby waltz with the extended 9th and 11th harmony from the "Warmth" Theme in the "Rain" melodic motif. in 145, this is then simplified into the original voicing of the right hand in the introduction of the theme (including the Lydian sounding Dmin7)

147-148: Original voiced"Rain" theme in 6/8 feel time with arpeggiated bass, descending into the parallel plagal (Ab) twice.

149-152: Foreshadowing "Morgan" theme very subtlety as the relative minor's dominate (G7) into an Ebmaj 7 Arpeggiation (Voiced G minor in RH, Eb in LH), before minally ending on an Ebmaj9 with a grace note F, as in measures 127, 53, 35 and 7.

Sunday Morning

12 parts18 pages01:5210 months ago843 views
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet(2), Trombone(2), Percussion(2), Piano, Guitar, Bass
Probably one of the best compositions I have ever written. Originally composed for a smaller band for me and my friends to play, but then I decided to rewrite this for a bigger band. So technically Sunday Morning v2.0 haha. Quite happy about how this one turned out. I imagined myself on a Sunday morning, sitting outside of a cafe with a cup of coffee/hot chocolate. Hope you enjoy :)
P.S why I upload this on Saturday evening is beyond me, but meh XD