Present Joys
Dave Douglas / Dave Douglas & Uri Caine
RELEASE DATE: 2014-07-22
Order CD/LP/Digital “An interesting format to hear jazz musicians perform in. Exposed, risky and with the potential to go in any number of directions.” London Jazz News   “[A] beautiful new album of duets.” Richard Scheinin The Sacred Harp, Ye Olde New-England Psalm-Tunes, The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion: these ancient “tunebooks” form the basic repertoire for countless musical groups that keep the tradition of “shape-note” singing alive. Longtime friends and collaborators, trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Uri Caine, reunite as a duo on this recording, …MORE
Riverside
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2014-04-15
Riverside puts a contemporary stamp on small group improvisation while evoking the dynamic ensembles led by clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre. The quartet, co-led by Dave Douglas and clarinetist/tenor saxophonist Chet Doxas, has a rhythm section comprised of Steve Swallow, bass (a former member of Giuffre’s celebrated trio) and Jim Doxas, drums. Riverside blends a love for improvised music, bluegrass, sacred hymns and Appalachian music to create an aesthetic rooted in Americana and jazz. The quartet aims to show their appreciation and respect for the late reedsman and composer, but …MORE
Music for Sextet (In Our Lifetime, Stargazer, Soul on Soul)
Physical & digital sheet music books that include all Dave Douglas compositions on the Sextet albums In Our Lifetime, Stargazer, and Soul On Soul. The physical book is printed 2-sided on bleed-proof, high-visibility white paper, housed between a clear plastic cover and vinyl backing, and bound together with a classic spiral for easy page turning. — Individual Parts+Scores— Collecting all individual part charts in multiple transpositions per album.In Our Lifetime • $80Buy it!1. 3 Little Monsters2. At Dawn3. Bridges (for Tim Berne)4. In Our Lifetime5. Out in the Cold6. Persistence …MORE
DD|50: Special Edition 50th Birthday Recordings
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2013-09-17
“A beautiful and rugged 2-pc box with a foil-wrapped DD|50 logo holds three Dave Douglas CDs: "Be Still" "Time Travel" and "Pathways." The set is rounded out with a DVD containing previously unreleased in-studio performances and art videos shot by Christoph Green, and a download card granting access to four bonus unreleased tracks. DD|50: Special Edition 50th Birthday Recordings by Dave Douglas Even in his 50th year Dave Douglas shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, this milestone proves to be a focal point in a reexamination driven by many events in his life: musical, personal, …MORE
Time Travel
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2013-04-04
Time Travel by Dave Douglas QuintetBuy CD/Digital Sheet Music for Time Travel is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App "The strength of the quintet," Douglas argues, "is a testament to the health of the current jazz scene. It’s turning into a really rich environment of growth and inspiration in the music." Following on the heels of the critically acclaimed Be Still, Dave Douglas and his label Greenleaf Music release Time Travel, an all-instrumental follow-up to the album Stereophile called "one of the best-sounding new recordings [we]'ve heard by anybody in quite a …MORE
Be Still
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2012-09-24
Buy CD/LP/Digital Sheet Music for Be Still is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App   About The new album by label-owner Dave Douglas who describes the title, Be Still, as "aspirational." The continually evolving trumpeter and composer settles down for a ballad-like set that presents a series of hymns and folk songs with an intensely personal connection. Be Still brings out the most lyrical side of Douglas, and introduces both a newly configured Quintet — Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda Oh, and Rudy Royston — and an important new collaborator, …MORE
Magic Triangle / Leap Of Faith
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2012-05-11
Magic Triangle / Leap Of Faith by Dave Douglas QuartetBuy CD/Digital Sheet Music for Be Still is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App Greenleaf Music is proud to reissue Magic Triangle and Leap of Faith, two landmark albums by the always-innovative trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas. Originally recorded in the late 1990s, these two albums comprise the entire catalogue of the Dave Douglas Quartet featuring tenor saxophonist Chris Potter, bassist James Genus, and drummer Ben Perowsky, each of whom have remained crucial voices in the modern jazz world. Both discs …MORE
Three Views: GPS Vol 1-3 [3CD Box]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2011-11-02
Back in stock in extremely limited quantities!This product is sold out. Email us to request a copy. In the year of 2011, Greenleaf launched a new series of releases dubbed the Greenleaf Portable Series. These three recordings found Dave Douglas leading recording sessions with different groups and players harkening back the shorter, more informal sessions that were the backbone of jazz recording for many years. GPS releases were designed to be digital-only releases to be distributed quickly here at the Greenleaf store, on iTunes, and through the Greenleaf Cloud Player. Due to the …MORE
GPS, V3: Bad Mango
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2011-10-11
GPS, Volume 3: Bad Mango by Dave Douglas & So Percussion Buy Digital Album The third volume of the Greenleaf Portable Series (GPS), Bad Mango features Dave Douglas with So Percussion. From the first notes of the opening track One More News—originally recorded on Witness [2001]—it's clear that this session yielded a sound unlike any other in the expansive Dave Douglas discography. Pai†ring his plaintive trumpet with a myriad of percussion instruments including marimba, drumset, glockenspiel, and a whole host of nontraditional percussion like musical saw, toy bells, shruti box, …MORE
GPS, V2: Orange Afternoons
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2011-08-03
GPS, Volume 2: Orange Afternoons by Dave Douglas Buy Digital Album Sheet Music for Orange Afternoons is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App The second volume of the Greenleaf Portable Series (GPS), Orange Afternoons features Dave Douglas, Ravi Coltrane, Vijay Iyer, Linda Oh, and Marcus Gilmore. This informal session in Brooklyn yielded six new Douglas compositions for this special quintet. The album opener—The Gulf—begins delicately with Iyer rolling clusters and Gilmore frosting the spectrum with cymbals before the plaintive melody offers the first taste …MORE
GPS, V1: Rare Metals
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2011-06-21
GPS, Volume 1: Rare Metals by Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy Buy Digital Album Sheet Music for Rare Metals is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App In the early winter of 2011, trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas convened an informal recording session in Brooklyn with his group Brass Ecstasy. They were to record the first volume in a string of digital releases that Douglas dubbed the Greenleaf Portable Series (GPS). Greenleaf Portable Series Volume 1: Rare Metals finds Douglas — the indefatigably prolific composer — adding five new compositions and a new arrangement …MORE
United Front
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2011-04-05
United Front by Dave Douglas & Brass EcstasyBuy CD/Digital Originally recorded by WBGO Jazz 88 and presented as part of NPR’s live concert series, the album captures the group’s spectacular performance during the 2010 Carefusion Newport Jazz Festival. “There was a special feeling for us on taking the drive out to the festival grounds at Fort Adams State Park,” said Douglas. “On the day of the gig, each of us was flying in from a different location. The weather was cooperating, and I remember watching boats in the harbor…such a magnificent setting. During the set each of the tunes …MORE
Spark Of Being [3CD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2010-09-21
Spark Of Being [Box Set] by Dave Douglas & KeystoneBuy CD/LP/Digital On April 24th, 2010, Dave Douglas and experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison unveiled their multimedia collaboration, Spark Of Being, at Stanford University. On film, it stands as a reinterpretation of that Frankenstein myth using new, archival, and distressed footage. The themes, penned by Douglas for his Grammy-nominated band Keystone, integrate electronics seamlessly into the improvised music, piecing sounds and movement together to make three strikingly different Creatures. Spark Of Being: Soundtrack …MORE
A Single Sky: Scores & Parts
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-10-28
A Single Sky, music for big band: Full scores and individual parts for performance. All compositions by Dave Douglas. Arranged by Dave Douglas: The Presidents, Campaign Trail, Blockbuster. Arranged by Jim McNeely: Tree & Shrub, A Single Sky, Bury Me Standing, The Persistence of Memory. All arrangements scored for 5 Saxes (AATTB), 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 4 Rhythm (G/P/B/D) and solo trumpet. Woodwind doubles: (SS = soprano sax; F = flute; C = clarinet; BC = bass clarinet; AC = alto clarinet).
A Single Sky
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-10-27
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› A Single Sky, music for big band. Featuring Douglas with Grammy-winning arranger/conductor Jim McNeely at the helm of the Frankfurt Radio Bigband, this collaboration offers three new Douglas compositions alongside four works from the Douglas songbook reimagined by McNeely. Sheet Music for this title is available in score format. Parts + Scores for each arrangement in full are available for purchasing performing ensembles here. Subscriber Bonus: DDQ: Live at Village Vanguard, 2009 Dave Douglas Quintet playing new music (*) …MORE
SF Suite
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-09-28
Dave Douglas' SFJAZZ Suite written for the SFJAZZ Collective. All three movements are included: Alcatraz, Amoeba, and Assisi. Available in score format as digital PDFs.
Brass Ecstasy: On Stage
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-07-03
Buy CD/DigitalFour sets from the Brass Ecstasy "Spirit Moves" record release shows at Jazz Standard circa 2009. On Stage by Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy Released as part of our Download-Only Series, this is Dave Douglas with his Brass Ecstasy group—Vincent Chancey, Luis Bonilla, Marcus Rojas, and Nasheet Waits—performing at the Spirit Moves Record Release shows at Jazz Standard in New York. Featuring new Douglas compositions only available on these sets. [glm_full_book_sets] PERSONNEL: Dave Douglas, trumpet; Vincent Chancey, horn; Luis Bonilla, trombone; Marcus Rojas, …MORE
Spirit Moves [CD+DVD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-06-16
Spirit Moves by Dave Douglas & Brass EcstasyBuy CD/LP/Digital Sheet Music for Spirit Moves is available for download here and at the Dave Douglas App Douglas' first studio album in three years and the debut recording of his project Brass Ecstasy, Spirit Moves features Douglas alongside Vincent Chancey (French horn), Luis Bonilla (trombone), Marcus Rojas (tuba) and Nasheet Waits (drums) paying homage to the brass instrument with eight new original compositions and three arrangements of classics by such disparate artists as Otis Redding, Hank Williams and Rufus Wainwright. Over the …MORE
Keystone: Live at Jazz Standard [Full Book]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2008-04-10
Buy CD/DigitalThe second entry in the Download-Only Series culls together 8 sets of Keystone recorded at Jazz Standard in 2007 available. Live at Jazz Standard [8-​set] by Dave Douglas & Keystone As the second installment of our download-only series, Greenleaf Music presents Dave Douglas & Keystone, Live at Jazz Standard. Fresh off of their 2006 release, Moonshine, this group took to the stage at the famous Jazz Standard in New York, New York for 4 consecutive nights playing 2 sets per night. With plenty of ear-bending sonics and relentless polyrhythmic funk, these performances …MORE
Moonshine
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2007-11-25
Moonshine by Dave Douglas & KeystoneBuy CD/LP/Digital Moonshine, the newest album from trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas' Grammy-nominated band Keystone, is an album that moves musical genres forward into uncharted territory. The evolutionary, revolutionary aspect is found in the vibrant alchemy between Douglas' avant-garde leaning compositions, the relentless, polyrhythmic funk of drummer Gene Lake and bassist Brad Jones, the Sun-Ra-esque sonics of Adam Benjamin who plays a highly modulated Fender Rhodes and the post-post blowing of the front line featuring Douglas and saxophonist …MORE
Live at the Jazz Standard [2CD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2007-07-31
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Between December 5 and 10, 2006, the Dave Douglas Quintet settled into New York's Jazz Standard for a six night run. Greenleaf Music recorded all 12 sets the group played that week and released each set within 24 hours as downloadable MP3s. The project represented the broadest documentation of the Grammy nominated group to date and featured a unique combination of compositions and improvisations culled from previous albums The Infinite (2001), Strange Liberation (2003) and Meaning and Mystery (2006), as well as a book of new pieces …MORE
Live at the Jazz Standard
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2006-12-11
Between December 5 and 10, 2006, the Dave Douglas Quintet settled into New York's Jazz Standard for a six night run. Greenleaf Music recorded all 12 sets the group played that week. This project represents the broadest documentation of this critically acclaimed band to date. Each set, 60 minutes in length, features a unique combination of compositions and improvisations culled from previous albums The Infinite (2001), Strange Liberation (2003) and Meaning and Mystery (2006), as well as a book of new pieces recently road-tested on the Quintet's November, 2006 European tour. In all, …MORE
Keystone: Live in Sweden
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2006-05-20
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› The second release in our Paperback Series. Paperback releases are packaged in a minimal but distinctive chipboard packaging. In a brilliant stroke of tour routing, this gig at the Umea Jazz Festival in northern Sweden was immediately preceded by the San Francisco jazz festival in California and followed by one in Cormons, Italy. Nonetheless everyone came ready to play. The Keystone sound really came together here: sloppy and wild, but also focused, lyrical, delicate, and at times simply bizarre. Also, like the films it was …MORE
Meaning and Mystery
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2006-04-17
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Meaning and Mystery is the third album from the Dave Douglas Quintet and first for the Greenleaf Music label. It follows 2004's critically-acclaimed Strange Liberation and 2002's Grammy-nominated The Infinite in building upon and establishing Douglas' version of a modern living jazz quintet music. Inspired by Miles Davis, the current work of the Wayne Shorter Quartet as well as more obscure groups such as those led by Julius Hemphill and Baikida Carroll to name a few, the album's nine dynamic Douglas compositions reflect Douglas' …MORE
Keystone [CD+DVD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2005-09-25
Keystone by Dave Douglas & KeystoneBuy CD/Digital Keystone features Douglas compositions inspired by the great and unfairly maligned Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, one of America's earliest and funniest movie stars. Focusing on his early works for the Keystone production company (1915-1916), the new music attempts to mirror the humor and drama, the tragedy and hilarity of Arbuckle's films and his life. The electric invoked scores are warm, funny, funky, and experimental, perfectly capturing the atmosphere of the films. Keystone is a two-disc release: a CD and a DVD. The CD contains …MORE
Live at the Bimhuis [2CD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2005-02-05
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› From their acclaimed October 2002 European tour in support of the Grammy-nominated album The Infinite, Dave Douglas, Live at the Bimhuis, captures Douglas' Quintet in peak form performing at one of the world's leading jazz venues. In front of a very lively and enthusiastic audience, and beautifully recorded by VPRO Radio-Amsterdam, this is the first live set available from one of jazz's leading bands. A must-have for fans of this Quintet. This release is packaged minimally although distinctively in a cardboard slip-sleeve with full …MORE
Mountain Passages
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2005-01-25
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Dave Douglas' Mountain Passages is an album of music inspired by the myths and the spirit of rural mountain culture. The first live performance of the material, which features Dave's band NOMAD, took place high in the Italian Dolomites, as part of the festival I Suoni delle Dolomitti. Partially inspired by Douglas' love of world folk music, Mountain Passages also carries the spirit of jazz that informs all of Dave's music. The record is a profound and playful mix that veers between the solemnity of solitary contemplation and the drunken …MORE
Bow River Falls
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2004-08-24
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Released on Premonition Records in 2004, Bow River Falls was recorded in a single afternoon at The Banff Centre in June 2003. This was truly a meeting of musicians -- each a member of the faculty at the 2002 Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, each bringing compositions/arrangements to this book of music. Released in 2004 on Premonition Records, this stands as Douglas' first release after his departure from RCA just prior to starting his own label, Greenleaf Music. Personnel: Dave Douglas (trumpet), Louis …MORE
Irrational Exuberance
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2003-07-06
Music for violin and piano Written in 2003 and commissioned by the McKim Fund at the Library of Congress. The piece was composed for Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisie on the occasion of their marriage, and premiered by them at Coolidge Hall in Washington, D.C.
Private Music for Brass Quintet
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2001-05-06
Private Music, two movements for brass quintet, was written for Brian McWhorter and the Extension Ensemble in the summer of 2001. It was first recorded on their album, New York Presence. At the time there were plans to add a drummer for this piece, but in the end the group performed the piece as written. The score is available in transposed and non-transposed versions.
Tiny Bell Trio: Live In Europe
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 1997-05-26
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio is one of his most intriguing groups, a band consisting of the leader's trumpet, guitarist Brad Shepik, and drummer Jim Black. Due to Shepik's versatility, Douglas' inventive originals (only a Hungarian folk song and a classical melody from Robert Schumann are not by the trumpeter) and the interplay between the musicians, this project is a strong success. The music often looks towards Eastern Europe folk melodies but maintains its ties with American jazz and is full of constant surprises. One of four …MORE
Stargazer
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 1997-03-25
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Continuing the innovative approach to tribute records he began in 1994 with the Booker Little homage In Our Lifetime, Douglas dedicates Stargazer to the great Wayne Shorter. Only three tracks, however, are Shorter compositions: "Pug Nose," "On the Milky Way Express," and "Diana." The rest are Douglas originals that are inspired by Shorter, although Douglas is far too clever to make the inspiration obvious. Featuring Joey Baron on drums, Uri Caine on piano, James Genus on bass, Chris Speed on tenor sax/clarinet and Josh Roseman on …MORE

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