Philip Rothman of NYC Music Services commissioned us for an arrangement of "A Coda and a Score," a song by Peter Drew, to be performed by Sachal Vasandani with a studio band for inclusion on Peter's new release "And What's More." The album is available on … [Read more...] about New Sachal Vasandani Release Features Arrangement by Jon Burr
Music Arranging and Production Case Studies
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We heard from Staff Sgt Vincent Lawyer from the MCoE ("Maneuver Center of Excellence") Band at Ft. Benning, GA - the largest US Army base in the world - looking for some takedown arrangements for their annual Christmas show. We did three for them - Nat … [Read more...] about Jon Burr’s Arrangements Performed by the MCoE Band on their Christmas Show
Composer Don Staunton sent us a recording, 37 seconds long, interested in creating an orchestral arrangement, an expansion of his recording. He sent us this: Step one was transcription. Impressionistic in style, it’s reminiscent of Ravel or Debussy, … [Read more...] about Case Study – Orchestral Arranging
Writing a bass feature is an interesting challenge, something I’ve thought about (as a bassist) for years. Bass playing has evolved radically, and players are expected to be fluent, competent soloists as well as “section” players. In my younger days I was … [Read more...] about Creating a Setting for a Bass Solo
We do custom Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble arrangements and composition commissions. Past assignments have included an arrangement of Ozzy Osbourne’s “Diary of a Madman” for Wind Ensemble: https://youtu.be/_pHEL3_YcDI An arrangement of … [Read more...] about Concert Band Arrangement and Composition Services