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Gospel Medley

For AATB Saxophone Quartet

We welcome Keith Young to the Kendor family of writers with this grade 5 saxophone quartet. Including three recognizable standards - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and Amazing Grace in a slow, gospel feel; followed by a rousing Dixie version of When The Saints Go Marching In, this arrangement can be performed including all three or just with the first two slow pieces. Written for 2 altos, tenor and baritone saxophones, the 1st alto part can also be played by soprano saxophone. Duration ca. 5:00.

 
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Reel Hip

Temple Hill Reel with Kingsfold Tune
For A(S)ATB Saxophone Quartet

This grade 5 quartet combines the driving Irish reel Temple Hill and traditional folk tune Kingsfold Tune, and is an upbeat arrangement that goes back and forth between classical and funk styles. Playable by 2 Eb Altos, Bb Tenor, and Eb Baritone Saxophone - an optional Bb Soprano substitute is provided for 1st Eb Alto Saxophone. Duration 3:30.

 
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Two English Folk Songs

Scarborough Fair and Greensleeves
for A(S)ATB Saxophone Quartet

This grade 4 arrangement combines the beautiful traditional tunes Scarborough Fair and Greensleeves. Playable by 2 altos (or alto & soprano), tenor, and baritone saxophone, the melodies flow from one instrument to the next in a lyrical, yet rhythmically challenging way. Duration 4:25.

 

Shenadoah with Water Is Wide A(S)ATB

Self Published - contact me for score and parts

Moderate Easy arrangement of two beautiful, traditional melodies arranged in a creative, popular style.

 
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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

for AATB Saxophone Quartet

This grade 4+ arrangement for AATB saxophone quartets is a great holiday concert closer! It travels through several fun style changes including Baroque, swing and Latin and will be a favorite for players and audiences alike. Duration 1:45.

 

Up On The Housetop

Due for Kendor Publication September 2020

 

Lo How a Rose with Silent Night

Sax Quartet

Contemporary arrangement of two traditional melodies for SATB.
CONTACT ME FOR SCORE/PARTS

 
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My Funny Valentine

Arranged for SATB Saxophone Quartet

My Funny Valentine Composed by Rodgers/Hart. Arranged by Keith Young For Saxophone Quartet. Grade 3. Published by Roncorp, Inc. (Catalog # N1110)
*Currently out of print*

 
 
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Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming and Silent Night

Arranged for Brass Quintet

This is a medley of two of the most beautiful and famous carols. It was recorded on the CD Christmas Postcards from the HoodleBug Brass - recorded by the faculty brass quintet at IUP (Indiana University of Pennsylvania).
Duration: 3:45 Level: medium-difficult

 
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I Saw Three Ships and Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Arranged for Brass Quintet

This is a little medley of two joyous, traditional carols. It should be played with a "Wee Bit of a Merry Christmas Jig..." This was recorded on the CD Christmas Postcards from the HoodleBug Brass - recorded by the faculty brass quintet at IUP (Indiana University of Pennsylvania).
Duration: 1:40 Level: Medium-difficult

 

For French Horn, Tuba, &  Piano Trio

Tunes and Reels

 
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Six Sacred Christmas Duets

for Flute, Bb Clarinet and optional piano

Written to be enjoyed either with or without the piano accompaniment, these six grade 4 duet settings include ten of the most popular carols in traditional to modern styles, along with a couple swing settings.
Contents: Midwinter Lullaby (In The Bleak Midwinter and Away In A Manger); Midnight Still (Still, Still, Still and It Came Upon A Midnight Clear); Two French Carols (Sing We Now Of Christmas with He Is Born); What Child Is This?; Proclaim The Joy (Joy To The World and Go, Tell It On The Mountain); and God Rest Ye Swingin’ Gentlemen

 
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Kendor Recital Solos, Volume 2

Bb Tenor Saxophone Solos with piano accompaniment

This exciting new collection contains 8 grade 3-4 pieces for instrumental solo with piano accompaniment. Free MP3 downloads of the piano accompaniment are available at kendormusic.com. Many of the titles have been published as single pieces and are listed on several state contest lists.
Contents:Gavotte (Lemoine); Intermezzo And Farandole (Bizet); Proclamation (Halferty); Notturno (Hofmann); Greensleeves; Romanze (Hofmann); Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin); Pavanne (Faure)

 
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Kendor Recital Solos, Volume 2

Bb Clarinet Solos with piano accompaniment

This exciting new collection contains 8 grade 3-4 pieces for instrumental solo with piano accompaniment. Free MP3 downloads of the piano accompaniment are available at kendormusic.com. Many of the titles have been published as single pieces and are listed on several state contest lists.
Contents:Gavotte (Lemoine); British Isle Sketches (Halferty); Lavender Variations (Balent); Impromptu-Finale (Gee); Habanera (Bizet); Seaside Images (Niehaus); Aria Grazioso (Mozart); Polovetzian Dances (Borodin)

 
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S E L F - P U B L I S H E D

(CLICK TITLES TO LISTEN)

Arranged for standard Big Band or can be altered on request for Little Big Band

Contact me for score and parts.

 

Original Jazz Band Compositions

Yinz Got Rhythm

You

Rhythm Quest

Spring Break Blues

Jazz Band Arrangements for full Big Band

YINZ GOT RHYTHM is Moderate Advanced difficulty level swing tune, featuring the Sax Section and open I Got Rhythm changes for solos

RHTYHM QUEST is Moderate-Easy swing tune - features all sections with open solos for just the "A" section of I Got Rhythm changes.

YOU is a funk style Moderate-Advanced which features a solo player up front - heard hear as guitar but can be any instrument.

SPRING BREAK BLUES is Moderate difficulty swing tune, featuring Saxes, with open Bb Blues solos for all.

SELF PUBLISHED - Contact me for score and parts


CLICK on TUNES to LISTEN

 

Sacred Wind Solos

The Gift of Love

Be Thou My Vision with The King of Love My Shepherd Is

SOLO or DUET version for various winds

With Piano

These Hymn Tunes can be adapted and performed on most any wind instrument.


SELF - PUBLISHED - Contact me for score and parts.