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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
le mieux
7'
clarinet and tape
$15
Violin Sonata
14'
violin with piano
$25
BA(da)SS
5'
bass
$15
Boombox Serenade
7'
trumpet and tape
$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
High Times for Low Brass
11'
horn, trombone, tuba
$20
Nøkken, Draugen
9'
flute, viola, harp
$20
For Sounds in Winter Nights
17'
sax quartet
$30
Shark Week II: The Return of the Sharknado
9'
flute, alto sax, pno
$25
Souvenirs/Miniatures
7'
piano trio
$20
Hebdomas Squatinae [Shark Week]
9'
flute, alto sax, pno
$25
Hebdomas Squatinae [Shark Week]
9'
flute, vc, and pno
$25
Getz Going: A Suite for Eddie Sauter
45'
alto sax and string quartet
$45
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
...and those seven dwarfs
20'
string quartet w/ narrator
$25

Orchestral and Wind Ensemble Works:

Title
Duration Rental Price
In this dark night I am stationary and time is a river: The Diary of Agnes Williams (soprano and chamber orch.)
30'
$100
Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops? (wind ens.)
12'
$75
fragements and memories (trombone and chamber orchestra)
17'
$75
I.Jest
10'
$75
fragements and memories (trombone and wind ensemble)
17'
$75
Concerto for Flute
20'
$75
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
20'
$100

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 Big Band:

Title Duration Price
A Night Like This
5'
$50
Sunrise at the Speakeasy Cafe
5'
$50
Chromatizacty
4'
$75
Waltz for a Beautiful Woman
5'
$50
Rhapsody for Dean Moriarty
22'
$100

Jazz Vocal:

Title Duration Price
The Shadow of the Hill
5'
$50
Parallel Memories
5'
$60

most other vocal jazz charts available for purchase from Sound Music Publications.

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

May 14th, 2017: High Times for Low Brass will be premiered at the New Britian Museum of Modern Art

April 29th, 2017: What we talk about when we talk in 140 characters will be performed by HICO at The CT Historical Society in Hartford, CT.

April 12th, 2017: What we talk about when we talk in 140 characters will be performed by HICO at Eastern Connecticut State University.

March 9th, 2017: Concerto for Trombone "Cowiche" will be premiered by Matthew Russo and the UCONN Symphony Orchestra at the UCONN campus in Storrs, CT.

February 2nd, 2017: Boombox Serenade will be performed by Dan D'Addio at CCSU in New Britain, CT.

October 1st, 2016: From Sabres to Satellites will be premiered by US Army MI Corps Band in New Mexico.

April 30th, 2016: Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops? will be premiered by Glen Adsit and the Hartt Wind Ensemble.

October 10th, 2015: but in this dark night I am stationary and time is a river will be premiered by Elisabeth Halliday and The Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra.

June 6th, 2015: Souvenirs/Miniatures will be premiered at June in Buffalo.

May 14th, 2015: David Tayloe and Marko Stuparevic will premier A Page Out of Zen in West Hartford, CT as part of ACF's "Composers Night Out".

April 4th, 2015: Caitlin Yovino will premier le mieux, for solo clarinet and tape, in Hartford, CT.

March 8th, 2015: Elisabeth Halliday, with Rachel Gawell, and Zach Herchen will perform Ephemeral Moments: from an opera in Lexington, MA.

February 15th, 2015: Elisabeth Halliday, with Rachel Gawell, and Zach Herchen will perform Ephemeral Moments: from an opera in Jersey City, NJ.

February 14th, 2015: Elisabeth Halliday, with Rachel Gawell, and Zach Herchen will premier Ephemeral Moments: from an opera at the National Opera Center in New York City.

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