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To purchase a composition from Jazzperson Music, simply email your order to ryan@ryanjesperson.com (please include "jazzperson music" in the subject line), or call (509) 307-6540 to speak with Ryan. All prices are for purchase of scores and parts, with exception of orchestral scores and parts, which are for rental.

Commissioning a work is easy, just contact Ryan with the intrumentation and duration and receive a quote quickly. If you're on a budget we can make it work.

  • Solo
  • Chamber
  • Large Ensemble
  • Vocal
  • Big Band
  • VoJazz
  • Jazz Combo
  • Misc.

Solo Works:

Title Duration Instrumentation Price
Violin Sonata
14'
violin with piano
$25
BA(da)SS
5'
bass
$15
Boombox Serenade
7'
trumpet and tape
$15
This Song is Called EZEKIEL...
5'
clarinet
$15
Euphonium>Plutonium
5'
euphonium
$15
Farbenmusik
9'
piano
$15
Sonata for Trombone
18'
trombone with piano
$25
The Women of Leopold Bloom
9'
bassoon
$15
scenes from a solitary beach
8'
clarinet
$15

Chamber Works:

Title
Duration
Instrumentation Price
Getz Going: A Suite for Eddie Sauter
45'
alto sax and string quartet
$45
Jeux pour Jumeaux
5'
violin and contrabass
$15
Not Death, but Love
14'
sax quartet
$25
Not Death, but Love
14'
string quartet
$25
Romanza for Saxophone and Violin
9'
alto sax and violin
$25
Hebdomas Squatinae
10'
fl, vc, pno
$25
Little Tokoyo
20'
brass quinetet and pno
$25
Quatrain
22'
string quartet
$25
I Await Your Urgent Response
15?
4 performers
$15
Concertino for Violin and Viola
12'
vln, vla, fl, cl, hn, string quintet
$50
Divertimento for Trumpet and Organ
8'
trumpet and organ
$10
...and those seven dwarfs
20'
string quartet w/ narrator
$25
Pretentious [Title]
8'
tpt, asx, tbn, cl, vln, vc, pno, db, d.s.
$15
Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru
9'
woodwind quintet
$25

Vocal Works:

Title Duration Instrumentation Price
Ephemeral Moments: from an opera
15'
soprano and piano
$25
A Page Out Of Zen
12'
tenor and piano
$25
Obscure Songs
10'
SSAA Choir
$25
Sonnets from the Portuguese
10'
SATB Choir
$25
Birdsongs
24'
medium voice with piano
$40

Jazz Combo:

Title Instrumentation Price
Armando's Grand Illusion fl, tpt, ssx, tsx and rhythm
$25
My Little Red Mop fl, tpt, tsx and rhythm
$25
Dancin' at the Dime 2 tpt, tsx and rhythm
$20
Waltz for Coltrane asx, 2 tsx and rhythm
$25
Parallel Memories voice, tpt, asx, tsx and rhythm
$25
Those Feelings voice, 4 fl and rhythm
$20
A Funk for the Bunk tpt, asx, and rhythm
$25

Other items for sale

Upcoming Performances

The future:Bobby Watson and the UMKC Big Band will premiere Rhapsody for Dean Moriarty in Kansas City, MO.

The future: Hebdomas Squatinae will be performed by the SoundScape Trio in South America

spring, 2014: A new work for flute, viola, and harp will be premiered by Kathleen Winters and others in Illinois.

spring/fall, 2014: David Tayloe will premiere A Page Out of Zen.

Oct. 15th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Boston Athenaeum.

July 29th-Aug. 3rd, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Traverse City Film Festival in TC. MI.

July 29th-Aug. 3rd, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at Interlochen Ctr. for the Arts.

July 21st, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Newport Music Festival in Newport, RI.

July 10th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Thomas Crane Publi Lib. in Quincy, MA.

June 19th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Int. Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, CT.

May 9th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will premiere the complete For Sounds in Winter Nights as part of a multimedia show in Manchester, CT.

April 25th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights in Plainville, CT.

April 13th, 2014: Hebdomas Squatinae and Shark Week II: The Return of the Sharknado will be performed by the Verismo Trio in Wyoming

April 13th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in Chepachet, RI.

April 4th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in Battleboro, VT.

March 30th, 2014: The Asylum Quartet will perform portions of For Sounds in Winter Nights in Vernon, CT.

March 20th, 2014: Oboe Duo Agosto will perform Various Techniques at Capital Community College in Hartford, CT.

January 30th, 2014: Nathaniel Edison and the Santa Rosa CC Band will perform Icarus in Santa Rosa, CA.

November 21st, 2013: Ryan Ford will perform BA(da)SS in West Hartford, CT.

November 8th, 2013: Oboe Duo Agosto will premiere various techniques for oboe and english horn in Boston, MA

October 17th, 2013: Hebdomas Squatinae will be performed by the Verismo Trio in Jackson, WY.

October 6th, 2013: Joseph Abad and Marko Stuparovic will perform Icarus on a CCI concert at the Wilton Public Library in Wilton, CT

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