DANCE

Typical dance sets include instrumental selections as well as vocal features (male and female vocals).

All The Things You Are
Blue Skies (vocal)
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cute
Easy Does It
Georgia On My Mind (vocal)
The Girl From Ipanema (vocal)
I’m Beginning To See The Light (Nestico)
I’m Beginning To See The Light (vocal)
In A Mellow Tone
Jumpin’ At The Woodside
Lil’ Darlin
Little Brown Jug
Mood Indigo
Moten Swing
My Favorite Things
My Funny Valentine (vocal)
My One and Only Love (vocal)
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
On The Sunny Side of The Street
Oye Como Va
Satin Doll
Shiny Stockings
Someone To Watch Over Me (vocal)
Spanish Eyes
Stella By Starlight
Strike Up The Band
Sway (vocal)
S’ Wonderful (vocal)
Take The “A” Train
That Old Black Magic
Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
When I Fall In Love (vocal)
Witchcraft

 

MUSIC OF DUKE ELLINGTON

C Jam Blues – Duke Ellington

MUSIC OF GORDON GOODWIN

Bach 2-Part Invention (in D-minor) – Gordron Goodwin
Sing, Sang, Sung – Gordon Goodwin
The Tholian Web – Gordon Goodwin

 

MUSIC OF THAD JONES

All of Me – arr. Thad Jones
Big Dippper – Thad Jones
Blues For The “Wee” One – Thad Jones
Central Park North – Thad Jones
Dedication – Thad Jones
Don’t Git Sassy – Thad Jones
From One To Another – Thad Jones
Interloper – Thad Jones
Kids Are Pretty People – Thad Jones/arr. Scott Gwinnell
Little “J” – Thad Jones
Little Pixie II – Thad Jones
Once Around – Thad Jones
Quietude – Thad Jones
Three And One – Thad Jones
Us – Thad Jones

 

MUSIC OF QUINCY JONES

Killer Joe – Benny Golson/arr. Quincy Jones
Quintessence – Quincy Jones/arr. Quincy Jones and Sammy Nestico

 

ARRANGEMENTS/TRANSCRIPTIONS OF BRIAN LEWIS:

Above and Below – Randy Brecker
Apollo Jumps – Benny Carter
Bolivia – Cedar Walton
Caravan – Duke Ellington
The Chicken – Jaco Pastorious
Con Alma – Dizzy Gillespie
Freedom Jazz Dance
Night Flight – Michael Brecker
Stella By Starlight
St. Thomas – Sonny Rolllins

 

MUSIC OF PAT METHENY – ARR. BOB CURNOW

Always and Forever
Dream of the Return
If I Could
(It’s Just) Talk
Letter From Home

 

MUSIC OF CHARLES MINGUS

Boogie Stop Shuffle – Charles Mingus
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love – Charles Mingus
Fables of Faubus – Charles Mingus
Free Cell Block f, Tis’ Nazi USA – Charles Mingus
Goodbye Porkpie Hat – Charles Mingus
Hatian Fight Sone – Charles Mingus
Hora Decubitus – Charles Mingus
Moanin – Charles Mingus
Monk, Bunk, and Vice Versa – Charles Mingus
My Jelly Roll Soul – Charles Mingus
Nostalgia In Times Square – Charles Mingus
Peggy’s Blue Skylight – Charles Mingus
Self Portrait In Three Colors – Charles Mingus
So Long Eric – Charles Mingus

 

MUSIC OF SAMMY NESTICO

All My Life – Sammy Nestico
Another Lazy Day – Sammy Nestico
Ev’ry Little Beat Helps – Sammy Nestico
Freckle Face – Sammy Nestico
Hava Nice Day – Sammy Nestico
Hay Burner – Sammy Nestico
It’s About Me – Sammy Nestico
Lonely Street – Sammy Nestico
The Queen Bee – Sammy Nestico
Small Talk – Sammy Nestico
Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn/arr. Sammy Nestico
Fly Me To The Moon – Bart Howard/arr. Sammy Nestico
I’m Beginning To See The Light – Rory Bourke/arr. Sammy Nestico
Splanky – Neal Hefti/arr. Sammy Nestico

 

MUSIC OF JACO PASTORIUS

The Chicken – arr. Brian Lewis
Three Views of a Secret – arr. Ed. Palermo

 

MUSIC OF BUDDY RICH

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Josef Zawinul/arr. Phil Wilson

 

MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER

Isn’t She Lovely – arr. Bill Holman

 

MUSIC OF FRANK ZAPPA – ARR. ED PALERMO

King Kong
Sofa #1
Waka Jawaka

 

STANDARDS

I Hear A Rhapsody – arr. Bob Mintzer
In A Mellotone
Invitation – arr. Ed Nuccilli
Just In Time – Jule Styne/arr. Frank Mantooth
Skylark – arr. Bob Brookmeyer
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most – arr. Frank Mantooth
That Old Black Magic – arr. Frank Mantooth
 

OTHER SELECTIONS INCLUDE:

ABC Blues – Bob Brookmeyer
Boo Boo’s Funkadelic Lounge – Nick Lounge
Central Park West – John Coltrane/arr. John Fedchok
The Creeper – Neal Hefti
Cherry Point – Neal Hefti
Definitely/Maybe – Jeff Beck
For The Last Time – Nick Lane
Hello and Good-Bye – Bob Brookmeyer
Interlude – Toshiko Akiyoshi
Ladybird – Tadd Dameron/arr. Maria Schneider
Love and Harmony – Cecil Bridgewater
Nutvillle – Horace Silver/arr. Greg Hopkins
On A Misty Night – T. Dameron/arr. Scott Gwinnell
Party Time – Bob Mintzer
Red Clay – Freddie Hubbard/arr. Sean Wagoner
Strollin’
“Thank You” – Jerry Dodgion
Theme from The Family Guy – Walter Murphy
Tribute – Bob Mintzer
Woody’s Gold Start – John Fedchock