Why would I want to buy sheet music?

Accessing the sheet music provides another way to experience the music and allows fans to dig deeper into the artist’s process. While most of the sheet music is available as PDFs for download, several are available as sturdy physical books printed on bleed-proof, high-visibility white paper, bound together with a classic spiral for easy page turning. This is a great way to study the compositions and solos as well as play the music yourself.


Tiny Bell Trio
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2016-03-10
Physical & digital sheet music books that include a selection of 26 leadsheets and 5 trumpet solo transcriptions from the Tiny Bell Trio. 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 twin loop wire binding for easy page turning. Transpositions of the lead sheets are available as digital copies for an additional $20. Choose your transposition above! Lead Sheets Trumpet Solo Transcriptions At Dusk Constellations Prolix Red Emma Sam Hill
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
Sun Pictures
Linda Oh
RELEASE DATE: 2013-08-05
Buy CD/Digital       Named for the world's oldest operating cinema in Northwest Australia, Sun Pictures collects snapshots from the recent musical travels of the acclaimed bassist and composer. On her third CD, Sun Pictures bassist/composer Linda Oh offers a set of musical postcards from her travels across the country and around the world. In the two years since the release of her last CD, Initial Here, Oh has performed extensively, both leading her own groups, in renowned trumpeter Dave Douglas’ new quintet, and with the Sound Prints quintet co-led by Douglas and …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
Casting for Gravity
Donny McCaslin
RELEASE DATE: 2012-10-02
Casting For Gravity by Donny McCaslin Buy CD/Digital "...a courageous, powerful musical statement.”-Huffington Post "tightly composed, genre-splintered, synth-fueled mayhem" -TimeOut New York Acclaimed saxophonist Donny McCaslin takes a bold leap forward with his tenth album as a leader, Casting for Gravity. McCaslin's gargantuan tenor sound finds an ideal setting to rampage through in the ferocious grooves and electronic textures of keyboardist Jason Lindner, bassist Tim Lefebvre, and drummer Mark Guiliana. Couching his trademark gift for brawny melodies in lurching dub rhythms, …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
Initial Here
Linda Oh
RELEASE DATE: 2012-05-22
Buy CD/Digital "Her music leans forward at you. She has a percussive touch, graceful and sometimes aggressive, and she likes playing fast, walking or soloing or delivering a jagged ostinato. She’s justifying the role of bassist as bandleader, starting the tunes, pushing the band, delivering clean, strong rhythm and melody." With her debut CD, Entry, bassist/composer Linda Oh asserted herself as a unique new voice on the modern jazz scene. On her follow-up, Initial Here, Oh draws deeply upon her rich cultural heritage and broad range of inspirations to further …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
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
Perpetual Motion
Donny McCaslin
RELEASE DATE: 2011-01-25
Perpetual Motion by Donny McCaslin Buy CD/Digital Sheet Music for Perpetual Motion is available for download here and at the Donny McCaslin App Following the sparse tenor trio album Recommended Tools (Greenleaf, 2008), Perpetual Motion is a 180° turn for McCaslin. Never sounding more confident, McCaslin delves into angular post-bop, blistering polyphonic funk, backbeat-driven R&B, and delicate, ethereal balladry, all without compromising his distinct compositional voice. Electronic elements are well-represented here: Adam Benjamin (Kneebody, Dave Douglas’ Keystone) conjures the …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.
Donny McCaslin
RELEASE DATE: 2009-08-11
Seven digital PDF charts for saxophone, brass ensemble, and band from Donny McCaslin's album Declaration. Compositions included: M, Fat Cat, Declaration, Uppercut, Rock Me, 2nd Hour, Late Night Gospel
Spirit Moves [CD+DVD]
Dave Douglas
RELEASE DATE: 2009-06-16
Spirit Moves by Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy Buy CD/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 …MORE
Michael Bates
RELEASE DATE: 2008-09-09
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Taking equal inspiration from jazz, western classical music, and lasting modern acts as disparate as the Bad Brains and Ornette Coleman, Clockwise offers a panoramic view of the engaging musical mind of Michael Bates, and will prove to be a watershed for enthusiasts of cutting-edge composition and improvisation. This dynamic collection of nine original works (the latest additions to an oeuvre bulging with more than 200 compositions) written for his Outside Sources ensemble blurs the line between composition and improvisation and leaves …MORE
Recommended Tools
Donny McCaslin
RELEASE DATE: 2008-08-19
Recommended Tools by Donny McCaslin Buy CD/Digital     Sheet Music for Recommended Tools is available for download here and at the Donny McCaslin App Recommended Tools is the 7th release from 2008 Downbeat Rising Star Poll winner Donny McCaslin. It is also his first for Dave Douglas’ Greenleaf Music label. McCaslin has been performing with Douglas’ highly publicized Quintet since 2005, as well as receiving a Grammy nomination for his work with the Maria Schneider Orchestra in 2004. His latest release, Recommended Tools finds McCaslin for the first time working in a …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
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
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
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.