Much of my written output is comprised of arrangements of copyrighted material that I am not licensed to sell. But if you find anything in this list that interests you, request it! Written music wants to be played. A processing fee will apply.
Begin the Beguine - string quartet Request it
An arrangement commissioned by the Sun Quartet of Sacramento, CA, it has become an oft-requested audience favorite.
Christmastime Is Here - string quartet Request it
Written for and performed by the Turtle Island Quartet. One of my favorite holiday tunes.
Countdown - string quartet Request it
As performed and recorded by the Turtle Island Quartet on "A Love Supreme: The Legacy of John Coltrane." A faithful transcription of John Coltrane's memorable performance.
Fables of Faubus - string quartet Request it
The Charles Mingus standard interlaced with another Mingus composition, "Boogie Stop Shuffle." As performed by Turtle Island Quartet.
Lady Be Good - 3 violin soli Request it
A classic Stephane Grappelli solo arranged in 3-part harmony. I performed it with the Stephane Grappelli Trio in 1996.
Lake Effect - string quartet Request it
A slow Irish reel composed by Liz Carroll, paired with the traditional slip jig, "Catherine Kelly's," as recorded by Liz and Turtle Island on her CD titled, "Lake Effect."
Nardis - string quartet Request it
As performed by the Turtle Island Quartet, this Miles Davis tune is set against a swirling minimalist accompaniment.
'Round Midnight - string quartet Request it
As performed and recorded by the Turtle Island Quartet on the GRAMMY-winning album, "A Love Supreme: The Legacy of John Coltrane."
Schizo Grosso - string quartet Request it
A mash-up of "Little Waltz," by Ron Carter, and the scherzo movement of Beethoven's string quartet, Op. 135, as recorded by Turtle Island Quartet on "Danzón."
Vocalise - string quartet Request it
The beautiful Rachmaninoff piece (one of my favorites), arranged for string quartet.
Yearnin' - string octet or quartet Request it
This Oliver Nelson classic has been heard at hundreds of Turtle Island performances, including in its octet form with the Ying Quartet. It appears as the opening track on the GRAMMY-winning CD, "Four +4."