John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble

eternal interlude | 2009 | sunnyside records

eternal interlude (2008) | 19:05
Voice, Flute/Alto Sax, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bass Clar, 4 Tpt, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Marimba/Vibes/Glock,
Piano/Organ, Bass, Drums
Originally commissioned by Gotham Wind Symphony, New York, NY 2008; this version commissioned
by Sigi Feigl 2009.

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Perseverance (2008) | 17:47
2 Tenor Sax/opt. Sop Sax, Tenor Sax/Clar, Flute/Alto Sax, Bass Clar/Clar, 4 Tpt/Flgn, 3 Tb, Bass Tb,
Vibes, Piano/Organ, Bass, Drums
Commissioned by Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos; arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.
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Foreign One (2004) | 9:15
Alto/Sop Sax, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bari/Bass Clar, 4 Tpt/Flgn, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes, Piano, Bass, Drums
Commissioned and arranged for Scottish National Jazz Orchestra 2004; arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.
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Guarana (2003) | 8:31
Voice, Alto Sax/Flute, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bass Clar, 2 Tpt, 2 Flgn, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Piano, Vibes, Bass, Drums
Commissioned by University of Colorado Jazz Lab I,  arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.
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The Cloud of Unknowing (2001 rev. 2009) | 13:10
Voice, 2 Sop Sax/Flute, Clar, Tenor Sax/Flute, Bass Clar, 3 Tpt, Tpt/Flgh, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes/Glock/Keys, Piano (plus opt. Celeste), Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the Bamberg Symphony Big Band, and the Choir of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
[as recorded on "Wake, Awake!", Edel Classics], arranged for Large Ensemble 2009.

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No Boat (1996) | 2:01
Lead Sheet
Arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.

a blessing | 2005 | omnitone

Music of Life (2003) | 5:28
Voice, Sop Sax/Flute, Clar, Tenor Sax, Eng Horn, Bass Clar, Tpt/Flgh, 3 Tpt, 3 Tb, Bass Tb,
Vibes, Piano, Bass
Music by John Hollenbeck, words by Hazrat Inayat Khan;  arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.
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Folkmoot (2002 arr. 2005) | 7:24
Sop Sax, Clar, Eng Horn, Ten Sax, Bass Clar, 2 Tpt, 2 Tpt/Flgn, 3 Tb, Bass Tb,
Vibes/Bells, Piano, A-Bass, Drums
Commissioned by IAJE/ASCAP and premiered by Jamie Begian Band in Toronto, Canada 2003. Composed in honor of Marian McPartland and dedicated to Jimmy Giuffre.  Arranged for and recorded by John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2005.
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A Blessing (2001) | 16:00
Voice, Sop/Flute, Clar, Sop Sax, Tenor/Sop Sax, Bass Clar, 3 Tpt/Flgn, Flgn, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes/Marimba/Crotales, Piano, E-Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) & Premiered by the Air Force Falconaires 2001;  arranged for John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble 2009.
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April in Reggae (2000) | 7:20
Voice, Alto Sax, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, 4 Tpt, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes, Piano, Bass, Drums
First public performance  at the Orpheum in Graz, AUSTRIA with Jazz Big Band Graz, 2000.
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Abstinence (2000) | 12:11
Voice, Alto Sax/Flute, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bari Sax/Bass Clar, 4 Tpt, 3 Tb, Btb,
Vibes, Piano, A-Bass, Drums
Commissioned by University of Colorado Jazz Lab I 2000; arranged for  Large Ensemble 2004.
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Weiji (2000) | 5:53
Voice, Alto/Sop Sax, Clar, Tenor Sax, Tenor Sax/Clar, Bari Sax/Bass Clar, 3 Tpt/Flgn, Tpt, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes, Piano/Percussion, Bass/Percussion, Drums
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R.A.M. (1999) | 8:11
Alto Sax, Clar, 2 Tenor Sax, Bari Sax/Bass Clar, 4 Tpt, 3 Tb, Bass Tb, Vibes, Piano, Bass, Drums
for Muhal Richard Abrams
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