Publications

Selected Compositions of Fred Stride

 

FOUR JAYS (2021) - Chamber ensemble (soprano saxophone, violin, piano, bass) - Commissioned by Vetta Chamber Music

MIND BENDER (2020) - Orchestra.

THE SASKATCHEWAN SUITE (2019) - Jazz ensemble - a one hour, eight movement, depiction of the history and culture of the province of Saskatchewan in celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday. Commissioned by the Regina Jazz Society. Premiered December 29, 2019 in Regina Saskatchewan. Recording available at  https://chronographrecords.com/releases/saskatchewan-suite/

NIGHT VISION (2019) - Jazz ensemble - Commissioned by The Hart House Jazz Orchestra (University of Toronto)

THE RITE OF SPRING (2018) - Jazz ensemble - a one hour big band version of Igor Stravinsky’s master work.

REVERIE (2017) - Brass Jazz Orchestra - Written for Brazz

WAVES (2017) - Jazz Ensemble - Commissioned by the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra. https://www.winnipegjazzorchestra.com/cd-details---suite-150.html.

NEW BEGINNINGS (2017) - Jazz Ensemble - Commissioned by Grant MacEwan University

SHADOWS AND SILHOUETTES (2016) - Jazz Ensemble - Written for the 2016 UBC Summer Music Institute

PRIME TIME (2016) - Jazz Ensemble - Commissioned by the Prime Time Big Band - Calgary, Alberta. Recording - Prime Time Big Band: Live At The Ironwood. https://chronographrecords.com/releases/live-at-the-ironwood/

ODDBALL (2016) - Jazz Ensemble - Commissioned by the Prime Time Big Band - Calgary, Alberta. Recording - Prime Time Big Band: Live At The Ironwood. https://chronographrecords.com/releases/live-at-the-ironwood/

LADO A LADO (Side by Side) (2016) - Jazz Ensemble - Commissioned by the Prime Time Big Band - Calgary, Alberta

BALFOUR STREET (2016) - Jazz Ensemble. Dedicated to the late trombonist Dave Robbins.

ON THE CONTRARY (2015) - Brass quintet - Commissioned by Touch of Brass

AFTER THE FOX (20??) - Jazz Ensemble

WHIRLWINDS (Pro) (20??) Jazz Ensemble

MIND BENDER (2014) - Jazz Ensemble.

ANNE-UITY - New version for soprano saxophone and piano. For Julia Nolan http://www.seaandskymusic.org/chromaticity

DANCE SUITE FOR BRASS QUINTET (revised 2014) - Brass quintet. Commission by the CBC for Touch of Brass

MONK’S TANGO (2013) - big band version. This is an expanded version for big band.

MATADOR (2005/2013) - this a new big band version of Parade of the Matadors. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

AKROBRASSTICS (2012) - commissioned by the Touch of Brass Tentet. Premiere at UBC (Roy Barnett Hall) November 7, 2012 https://www.touchofbrass.net/home

TRAVELOGUE (2011) - jazz ensemble

IT’S JUST YOU AND ME (2011) - written for the 2011 UBC Summer Music Institute. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

RUNWAY (2005/2011) - wind ensemble - re-orchestration of the 2005 orchestral version

REVERIE (2010) - jazz ensemble

AFTER SIX (2010) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2010 UBC Summer Music Institute

FANFARE (2010) - brass ensemble - written for the Touch of Brass Tentet https://www.touchofbrass.net/home

PERDIDDLE (2010) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2010 UBC Summer Music Institute

LIGHTEN UP (2009) - jazz ensemble

CHRISTMAS CHEER (2009) - wind ensemble - re-orchestration of the 1987 orchestral version. Recorded by the City of Brampton Concert Band - Christmas at the Rose

METAMORPHOSIS:  Mvt 1 Side by Side; Mvt 2 Tango Del Currie; Mvt 3 Mystics; Mvt 4 Down in the Basement. (2006/2009) - a revised edition of the clarinet quartet for saxophone quartet

LOCO-MOTION (aka EXCHANGE RATE) (2009) - jazz ensemble. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

AND NEW FOR THIS YEAR (2009) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2009 UBC Summer Music Institute

MONK’S TANGO (2009) - commissioned by Prodigal Daughter - metal band with brass ensemble

NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN (2009) - re-composition - commissioned by Prodigal Daughter - metal band with brass ensemble

OUT IN THE HALL (aka Out of The Hall) (2008) - brass quintet - commissioned and recorded by Touch of Brass - December https://www.touchofbrass.net/home

SHY/SLY (2008) - jazz ensemble

KANTANOYA (2007) - jazz ensemble

BY ALL ACCOUNTS - Part 1 I Heard... Part II Out There... (2007) -  jazz ensemble - Commission for the 2008 IAJE/SOCAN Phil Nimmons Established Jazz Composer Award. Premiered at the 2008 IAJE Conference in Toronto. Performed by the Paul Read Orchestra, Fred Stride, Conductor.

THE SPANISH TINGE (2007) - jazz ensemble

ELEGY (2007) - jazz ensemble

HIGH FLIGHT (2007) - jazz ensemble

OFF CENTRE (2007) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2007 UBC Summer Music Institute

THIS AND THAT (2007) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2007 UBC Summer Music Institute

QUIRKY (2007) - jazz ensemble

SNAKES ALIVE (2006) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2006 UBC Summer Music Institute

SPINNY (2006) - jazz ensemble

METAMORPHOSIS (2006) - commissioned by Chuck Currie for The Black Wood Shedders

PARADE OF THE MATADORS (2006) - wind ensemble version - an arrangement from the jazz ensemble version. CD - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Trajectories https://www.pacificsymphonicwindensemble.com/

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 Lindemann trumpet soloist. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Trajectories https://www.pacificsymphonicwindensemble.com/

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

SAMMY’S BONES (2005) - jazz ensemble

RIGHT TO THE POINT (2005) - jazz ensemble - written for Brad Turner

PICTURES FOR JAZZ ENSEMBLE (2005) - jazz ensemble - a 60 minute concerto for jazz orchestra based on themes from Modest Moussorgsky’s Pictures At An Exhibition

PARADE OF THE MATADORS (2005) - jazz ensemble - written for the UBC Summer Music Institute.

CONCERTO FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND WIND ENSEMBLE (1992/2005/2008) - 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 Tenor Saxophone soloist. Premiered at the 2005 WASBE Convention in Singapore. Recording - Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble - Trajectories https://www.pacificsymphonicwindensemble.com/

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

AMONG THE PYRAMIDS (2004) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2004 UBC Summer Music Institute. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

ON SECOND THOUGHT (2003) - jazz ensemble

GENTLY SWAYING (2003) - jazz ensemble. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

LOCUS (2003) - jazz ensemble

FLOATATION DEVICE (2003) - jazz ensemble. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

ODDLY ENOUGH (2003) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2003 UBC Summer Music Institute. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

OPPOSITION PARTY (2002) - jazz ensemble. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

A FEW SHADES DARKER (2002) - jazz ensemble. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

CONTINENTAL DRIFT (2002) - jazz ensemble

FILIGREE (2002) - jazz ensemble. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

INTO THE LIGHT (2002) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2002 UBC Summer Music Institute. Published by Sierra Music Publications.

IMPRESSIONS (2002) - wind ensemble - commissioned by the University of Victoria Wind Symphony, Dr Gerald King conductor. Recording - the UVIC Wind Symphony - Impressions. Also recorded by the University of North Florida https://www.markcustom.com/Markcustom_new/Menu2_ViewAlbum.asp?CDNum=54986-MCD

SHAPES (2002) - Brass Trio

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

SAX-ACCORD (2001) - Jazz Ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications

HORIZONS: For The New Millennium (2001) - wind ensemble - commissioned and recorded by the Brampton Concert Band - Canadian Landscape

MACHINA: A Concerto for Jazz Orchestra (2001) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by the Hard Rubber Orchestra with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts. Recording - Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra - Forward Motion

A LITTLE STATIC CLING (2000) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2000 UBC Summer Music Institute. Published by Sierra Music Publications

WHIRLWIND (2000) - jazz ensemble - written for the 2000 UBC Summer Music Institute - Published by Sierra Music Publications.

SEA SPRAY (2000) - jazz ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications  

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

THE COOL ONES (1998) - jazz ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications

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

GRAY SKIES (1997) - jazz ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications

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

SWINGIN’ ON THE LOOP (1997) - jazz ensemble

MISSING YOU (1997) - jazz ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications (also a short junior version)

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

OUTSIDE LINING (1997) - jazz ensemble

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 - Trajectories https://www.pacificsymphonicwindensemble.com/

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

GET BACK HERE (1996) - jazz ensemble

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. Recording - CBC Orchestra - Romanza

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

SPANISH BANKS (1996) - jazz ensemble - published by Sierra Music Publications

JOHNSTON SWING (1996) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by Martin Murphy Middle School (Santa Clara, California)

SOMETHING FOR ERNIE (1995) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by Martin Murphy Middle School (Santa Clara, California) - published by Sierra Music Publications

BASMA DRAK (1995) - jazz ensemble

FROM THE TOP (1983/1995) - jazz ensemble - published by Sierra Music Publications - recorded by the Westcoast Jazz Orchestra CBC Radio

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

TALUS: Part II (1983/1993) - jazz ensemble - an award winner of the Cornell University Jazz Composition Competition (1994)

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

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

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

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.

SLEEPLESS NIGHTS (1987) - jazz ensemble - a winner of the 1987 PRO Jazz Composer Competition

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

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

SOFT WINDS (1986) - jazz ensemble - Published by Sierra Music Publications

LITTLE MOUNTAIN SAMBA (1986) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

A SEASONAL GREETING (1985) - brass quintet

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

MAKE WAY (1985) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

QUIET RIVER (1984) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by Robron Secondary School (Campbell River, BC)

WHAT’S THE USE? (1983) - jazz ensemble

BLUES IN THE BASEMENT (1983) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

LITTLE VICKI (1982) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music - recorded by the Westcoast Jazz Orchestra for CBC Radio

ALMOST, BUT NOT QUITE (1982) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

HOW CAN I SAY IT ALL? (1982)  - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music - recorded by the Westcoast Jazz Orchestra - First Time Out (LP)

BONES OF CONTENTION (1981) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

FANFARE FOR CHRISTMAS (1981) - orchestra - commissioned by Ontario Lotteries - Santa Claus Is Canadian, also performed by the Vancouver Symphony

MISSING YOU (1981) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

WEST COAST SHUFFLE (1981) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music

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

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

OFF THE WALL (1979) - big band - Recording - Gary Guthman - Moonchild (CTL 1980) (LP)

COME ON DOWN (1978) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by Bob Hales - recorded by CBC Radio

SWISS BANKS ACCOUNT (1978) - jazz ensemble - commissioned by Tommy Banks - recorded by the Tommy Banks Big Band CBC Radio and CBC TV

Y’ER BASIC BLUES (1977) - jazz ensemble - published by Tapestry Music - Recording - The Westcoast Jazz Orchestra - First Time Out (LP)

STATEMENTS I, II, III (1976) - jazz ensemble - Mvts 2 and 3 recorded by the Bob Hales Big Band for CBC Radio

There are other unlisted compositions prior to 1976.

Sierra Music Publications https://www.sierramusicstore.com/Fred_Stride_s/165.htm

Cherry Classics  https://cherryclassics.com/search?type=product&q=fred+stride

Canadian Music Centre 

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