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Audio Recordings of Musical Examples
Below you will find audio recordings of all the musical examples in Arranging for the Small Jazz Ensemble.
All Musical Examples (85 mb) 

Musical Example 2.1 

Musical Example 2.2 

Musical Example 2.3 

Musical Example 6.9 

Musical Example 6.13 

Musical Example 6.14 

Musical Example 6.17 

Musical Example 6.18 

Musical Example 7.3 

Musical Example 7.5 

Musical Example 7.8 

Musical Example 9.1 

Musical Example 9.2 

Musical Example 9.3 

Musical Example 9.4 

Musical Example 9.5 

Musical Example 9.6 

Musical Example 9.7 

Musical Example 9.8 

Musical Example 9.10 

Musical Example 9.11 

Musical Example 9.12 

Musical Example 9.14 

Musical Example 9.15 

Musical Example 9.17 

Musical Example 9.18 

Musical Example 11.1 

Musical Example 11.2 

Musical Example 11.3 

Musical Example 11.4 

Musical Example 11.5 

Musical Example 11.6 

Musical Example 11.7 

Musical Example 11.8 

Musical Example 11.9 

Musical Example 11.10 

Musical Example 11.11 

Musical Example 11.12 

Musical Example 11.13 

Musical Example 11.14 

Musical Example 11.15 

Musical Example 11.15 

Musical Example 11.16 

Musical Example 11.18 

Musical Example 11.20 

Musical Example 11.21 

Musical Example 11.23 

Musical Example 11.26 

Musical Example 11.27 

Musical Example 12.1 

Musical Example 12.2 

Musical Example 12.3 

Musical Example 12.4 

Musical Example 12.6 

Musical Example 12.7 

Musical Example 12.9 

Musical Example 12.10 

Musical Example 12.12 

Musical Example 14.1 

Musical Example 14.2 

Musical Example 14.3 

Musical Example 14.4 

Musical Example 14.6 

Musical Example 14.7 

Musical Example 14.8 

Musical Example 14.9 

Musical Example 14.10 

Musical Example 14.11 

Musical Example 14.12 

Musical Example 14.13 

Musical Example 14.14 

Musical Example 15.1 

Musical Example 15.3 

Musical Example 15.5 

Musical Example 15.6 

Musical Example 15.7 

Musical Example 15.8 

Musical Example 15.9 

Musical Example 15.10 

Musical Example 15.11 

Musical Example 15.12 

Musical Example 16.1 

Musical Example 16.3 

Musical Example 16.4 

Musical Example 16.5 

Musical Example 16.6 

Musical Example 16.7 

Musical Example 16.8 

Musical Example 16.9 

Musical Example 16.10 

Musical Example 16.11 

Musical Example 17.1 

Musical Example 17.5 

Musical Example 17.6 

Musical Example 17.1 

Musical Example 17.12 

Musical Example A.2 

Musical Example A.3 

Assignments in PDF Format
Below you may download all the assignments from Arranging for the Small Jazz Ensemble in PDF format so you can print them and complete them without writing in the book. Each assignment is in PDF format.
All Assignments (1 mb) 

Assignment 4.1 

Assignment 5.1 

Assignment 6.1 

Assignment 6.2 

Assignment 6.3 

Assignment 6.4 

Assignment 6.5 

Assignment 7.1 

Assignment 8.1 

Assignment 9.1 

Assignment 9.2 

Assignment 11.2 

Assignment 11.3 

Assignment 11.4 

Transposed Scores
Most of the examples in Arranging for the Small Jazz Ensemble are written in concert pitch in order to clearly illustrate voicing and approach techniques. However, it is also useful to examine transposed scores, taking note of where the instrument is written on the transposed staff. Below you may download these scores all at once or individually.
All Transposed Scores (664 kb) 

Transposed score from example 11.18 

Transposed score from example 11.20 

Transposed score from example 11.21 

Transposed score from example 11.23 

Transposed score from example 11.26 

Transposed score from example 11.27 

Transposed score from example 12.4 

Transposed score from example 12.6 

Transposed score from example 12.7 

Transposed score from example 12.9 

Transposed score from example 12.10 

Transposed score from example 12.12 

Staff Paper
Below you will find several different kinds of staff paper in PDF format which you may print and use for sketching, composing, or any other purpose.
All staff paper (61k) 

One staff, portrait orientation 

Three staves, portrait orientation 

Three staves, landscape orientation 

Two horns and rhythm, landscape orientation 

Three horns and rhythm, landscape orientation 

Four horns and rhythm, landscape orientation 

Help and Instructions
To save each file, rightclick and select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As." For easier downloading, some of the MP3 audio recordings on this page are grouped together into a compressed .zip file. After you download the compressed .zip file to your computer's hard drive, you will need to unpack the recordings by rightclicking on the file and selecting "Extract All." To listen to one of the MP3 files, simply doubleclick on it. Each file includes the necessary metadata for adding the files to your music library, or for seeing the title of each track on your portable MP3 player.
These recordings copyright © 2010 by Robert Larson. You may not sell these recordings under any circumstances.
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