These are tunes I have written and performed with various jazz combinations from 1994 onwards. Anyone who wants to perform them – feel free. If you would like Sibelius scores so you can make parts, email me. Just a small selection here – lots more if you are interested.
Done It: jazz waltz: 2 voice or horns
Accept: 3 voices or horns: anthemic:
Bubbles: 2 voices or horns; in 3/4 and 5/4:
Jasmine: 2 voices opt horn; swung shuffle or freely:
excerpt with vocalist Sarah Wallcook
Feeling Good: swung 3;
II V groove with key shift and new outro section. solo voice with vocal harmony parts
Willow: hanging intro; slow blues verses; fast swung 3 bridge.
2 voices & combo
Love Me Or Leave Me: jazz waltz:
Verse: Cm^7 x 4: Eb x 2: Cm^7 x 4 Chorus: C7
Jilly Jarman – piano, Gail Bashall – vocal
Rapture: piece made of interlocking vocal grooves. Overhanging tune by Dike Okoh.
All parts sung by Dike Okoh
Da do deh di: round on 5 5 6 groove, gradually dismantled.
Sung by Dave, Sian, Bex, Katherine, Jilly, Jon
Betrothal: commission for wedding service, Carlisle 2012.
teaching mp3 for choir