Catalogue

Studying with Brian Lock, Mark Bowden and Matthew Scott, Chris has always been a highly active composer and has worked with a number of professional ensembles, including the Metropole Orkest. Below is a full catalogue of compositions to date that are available. For more details, please feel free to get in touch via the Contact page.

 

Big Band

 

  1. A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody, Irving Berlin (arr.) – Med. Swing
  2. Blues For Alice, Charlie Parker (arr.) – Latin
  3. Boneyard 309 – Contemporary/Swing
  4. Brother Mister, Christian McBride (arr.)- Straight 12 Bar Groove
  5. Celebration Jig, Bob Brookmeyer (transc./arr.) Contemporary
  6. Clax’s Theme – Til Bronner/Chris Walden (arr.) – Ballad (Flugel feature)
  7. Dreams, Chuganov (arr.) – Ballad (Flugel feature)
  8. Enigma Variations: Theme/Part I/Part II, Elgar (arr.) – Swing
  9. Flight Of The Foo Birds, Neal Hefti (arr.) – Up Tempo Swing
  10. Gibraltar Sunset – Chilled Out Latin Groove (Flugel feature) Commissioned by Uni. of London Big Band
  11. Haig And Haig, Clark Terry/Bob Brookmeyer (arr.) – Up Tempo Swing
  12. Hoochie Coochie Man, Willie Dixon (arr.) – Blues (Male Vocal)
  13. Highland Aire, Lyle Mays (arr.) – Contemporary
  14. Katy, Sammy Nestico (arr.) – Ballad
  15. Loops – Contemporary Funk Commissioned by NYJO (funded by Leche Trust)
  16. Menina Moca, Luiz Antonio (arr.) – Bossa
  17. Nobody Know’s The Trouble I’ve Seen (arr.) – Ballad – 3/4 Swing
  18. Pioneers – Contemporary
  19. Samba De Fevereiro – Quick Samba
  20. Spiral, Hiromi (arr.) – Contemporary
  21. Switch In Time, Sammy Nestico (arr.) – Laid Back Bossa Feel
  22. The Change  – Contemporary
  23. There Will Never Be Another You, Harry Warren (arr.) – Up Swing
  24. TV Theme Mega-Mix, Various (arr.) – Medley
  25. VideoGame Mega-Mix, Various (arr.) – Medley

 

Orchestral Works

 

  1. Alice In Wonderland (rescore of Tim Burton film adaptation) – Symphony Orchestra
  2. Billie Jean, Michael Jackson (arr.) – Jazz and Pop Orchestra
  3. Fantaisie – Full Wind Orchestra Commissioned by Southampton University Wind Orchestra
  4. Founder’s Fanfare – Symphony Orchestra Commissioned by Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra
  5. Girl With the Flaxen Hair, Claude Debussy (arr.) – Symphony Orchestra
  6. Hoochie Coochie Man, Willie Dixon (arr.) – Blues (Male Vocal) – Jazz and Pop Orchestra
  7. Impromptu no. 3 (arr.) – Chamber Orchestra
  8. Pioneers – Jazz and Pop Orchestra
  9. The Rain – Symphony Orchestra

 

Small Ensembles & Solo Works

 

  1. Chiaroscuro – Saxophone Quartet [sop, alto, tenor, bari]
  2. Eloquence – Solo Piano 
  3. Flurries, Soulive (arr.) – New Orleans 2nd Line Funk and Jazz Band [2 sax, 4 brass, 2 perc]
  4. Joy Ride – Saxophone Quintet [sop, 2 altos, tenor, bari]
  5. My Young Man, Kate Rusby (arr.)- Brass Quintet [2 tpts, tb, fh, tuba]
  6. The Change – Sextet [vl, db, cl/Bass cl, fh, hp and perc]
  7. The Grey Tree – Saxophone Quartet [sop, alto, tenor, bari]
  8. The Misty Air – Duet for Flute and Cello
  9. The Rain – Trio [vl, cl/bass cl & pno]
  10. The Secret Agent, Philip Glass (arr.) – [alto sax, bari sax, 2 tpts, tb, tuba]
  11. T3  – Trio [3 tpts] Commission from Royal Holloway Music Department

 

Function Band Horn parts 

Scored for Tenor Sax & Trumpet.

(Alternative line ups and more transcriptions available on request)

 

  1. 9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
  2. A Night To Remember – Shalamar
  3. Aint’ Nobody – Chaka Khan
  4. Back For Good – Take That
  5. Bad Girls – Donna Summer
  6. Beggin’ – Madcon
  7. Best Of My Love – The Emotions
  8. Boogie Nights – Heatwave
  9. Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Andy Williams
  10. Carwash – Rolls Royce
  11. Crazy in Love – Beyonce
  12. Dancing In The Street – Martha And The Vandellas
  13. Disco Inferno – The Trammps
  14. Everybody Needs Somebody – Blues Brothers
  15. Everything – Michael Buble
  16. Express Yourself – Charles Wight
  17. Get Down On It – Kool And The Gang
  18. Give Me The Night – George Benson
  19. Hard To Handle – Otis Reading
  20. Hey Ya – Outkast
  21. Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
  22. Hips Don’t Lie – Shakira
  23. I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  24. I Want You Back – Jackson Five
  25. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  26. I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  27. I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
  28. In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  29. Jungle Boogie – Kool And The Gang
  30. Land Of A Thousand Dances – WIlson Pickett
  31. Love On Top – Beyoncé
  32. Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard – Paul Simon
  33. Mr Big Stuff – Jean Knight
  34. Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
  35. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
  36. Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
  37. Respect – Aretha Franklin
  38. Shake A Tail Feather – Tina Turner
  39. Shake Your Body – The Jacksons
  40. Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours – Stevie Wonder
  41. Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
  42. Somethin’ Stupid – Robbie Williams/Nicole Kidman
  43. Son Of A Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
  44. Soul Man – Sam & Dave
  45. Stop Putting The Hurt On Me – BB King
  46. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  47. Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
  48. The Promise – Girls Aloud
  49. The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  50. This Love – Maroon Five
  51. Treasure – Bruno Mars
  52. Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
  53. Valerie – Amy Winehouse
  54. Walking On Sunshine – Katrina
  55. Waterloo – ABBA

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