Selected Classical Compositions

Jazz Compositions

Classical compositions

CLARINET QUARTET (2006) - commissioned by Chuck Currie for The Best Coast Basses

PARADE OF THE MATADORS (2006) - wind ensemble - an arrangement from the jazz ensemble version. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - CD release spring 2007

TRAJECTORIES: For Solo Trumpet and Wind Ensemble (2005) - wind ensemble and solo trumpet - commissioned by the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Marc Crompton, Director and Jens Lindeman trumpet soloist. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - CD release spring 2007

RUNWAY (2005) - symphony orchestra - written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 2006

CONCERTO FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND WIND ENSEMBLE (1992/2005) - this is a new wind ensemble of an older work commissioned by the CBC - for Julia Nolan and the CBC Orchestra

CAVERNS: for Solo Jazz Tenor Saxophone and Wind Ensemble (2004) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Marc Crompton, Director - Dave Branter Thahaenor Saxophone soloist. Premiered at the 2005 WASBE Convention in Singapore. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - CD release spring 2007

THE BEST OF THE SEASON (2004) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the Brampton Concert band - Darryl Eaton, Director

IMPRESSIONS (2002) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the University of Victoria Wind Symphony performed and recorded by the UVIC Wind Symphony.

SHAPES (2002) - Brass Trio

SYNTHESIS (2002) - Chamber orchestra with Solo Jazz Trumpet and Solo Jazz Bass

HORIZONS (2001) - wind ensemble - commissioned and recorded by the Brampton Concert Band (Brampton, Ont.)

TWO BROTHERS (2000) - baritone saxophone duet - commissioned by Julia Nolan and Nancy Newman for the 12th World Saxophone Congress (Montreal)

NORTH SHORE CELEBRATION (1999) - concert band - commissioned by the North Vancouver Youth Band - celebrating the band’s 60th Anniversary

TCH TCH NES (1999) - elementary concert band - commissioned by the North Vancouver Elementary Band and Strings Program - also performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

FIVE BY FIVE (1998) - woodwind quintet & string quintet- commissioned by the Kamloops Symphony Society

FESTIVAL CELEBRATION (1997) - elementary concert band - commissioned by Magee Secondary School

FANFARE FOR THE DRAGONS (1997) - wind ensemble version of the above. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - CD release spring 2007

SEAQUAM: A Journey To The Sky (1997) - wind ensemble - commissioned by Seaquam Secondary School - also performed by the Pacific Wind Ensemble. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - CD release spring 2007

CELLO DANCES (1996) - cello/piano - commissioned by Ian Hampton

BLUES EPISODES (1996) - trombone/viola/cello - commissioned by Jeremy Berkman

FANFARE AND SCHERZO - for Solo Horn, Strings and Timpani (1993/1996) - written for Martin Hackleman - performed by Mr. Hackleman with the Kamloops Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, CBC Orchestra, recorded by CBC Orchestra (Romanza - CBC CD)

LATIN DANCE (1990/1996) - string orchestra with optional percussion - performed by the Okanagan Symphony, CBC Orchestra (CBC Radio)

MIDNIGHT WALTZ (1978/1996) - string orchestra - performed by the Okanagan Symphony

THE OPENER (1994) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the HMCS Naden Band

DIALOGUE: for Baritone Saxophone and Timpani (1993) - commissioned by Julia Nolan - recorded by CBC Radio

FANFARE (1993) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the PPCLI Band

CONCERTO FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA (1992) - commissioned by the CBC - for Julia Nolan and the CBC Orchestra - performed by same on CBC radio 1995

ANNE - UITY No. 1 (1992) - violin/piano

SPANISH BANKS (1991) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the RCMP Band

FANFARE FOR THE DRAGONS (1991) - brass/percussion ensemble - commissioned by Vancouver International Dragon Boat Festival

SALUTE TO THE FLAG (1988) - orchestra - commissioned by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics

OLYMPIC SQUARE DANCE (1988) - orchestra - commissioned by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics

TECHNO-LYMPIC JIVE (1988) - orchestra - commissioned by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics

OLYMPIC IMAGES (1988) - orchestra - commissioned by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics

COUNTRY CLOSER (1988) - orchestra - commissioned by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics

CHRISTMAS CHEER (1987) - orchestra - commissioned by the CBC - for the Vancouver Symphony - recorded by CBC Radio

WORLD IN TOUCH, WORLD IN MOTION (1986) - orchestra (with synthesizers) - commissioned by Expo 86 - Opening Ceremonies

LOOK A LITTLE DEEPER (1986) - flute/alto sax/piano/harp/synthesizer - film score (documentary)

DANCE SUITE (1985) - brass quintet - commissioned by the CBC for Touch Of Brass - recorded by CBC Radio

A SEASONAL GREETING (1985) - brass quintet

FANFARE FOR CHRISTMAS (1981) - orchestra - commissioned by Ontario
Lotteries - recording with studio orchestra (Toronto), Vancouver Symphony

SUCH IS LIFE (1980) - orchestra - recorded by the Fred Stride Orchestra CBC Radio

BILL REID (1979) - brass ensemble - film score (documentary)