As a composer, Nathan Tanouye has written works for a variety of ensembles, ranging from jazz trio to concert band. In February of 2004, the UNLV Wind Orchestra premiered Three Steps Forward, a piece written by Mr. Tanouye to feature Eric Marienthal, Will Kennedy, Jimmy Haslip, and Russell Ferrante, later recorded and released on the Klavier label. Since that time, Mr. Tanouye has written two more pieces also commissioned by UNLV; Kokopelli’s Dance (2005) and Four Flew Over the Hornet’s Nest (2006). In 2010, he completed Loki's Revenge, commissioned by the Southeastern Conference Band Directors Association, and most recently had his commissioned work, Desert Flight, performed by the Las Vegas Philharmonic in 2015.  

Nathan's works are available for purchase below. Shipping costs are $5 per domestic order, $10 per international order, and shipping is complimentary for orders over $200 with the promo code: nntship. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. 


concert works

$175 (Set) | $30 (Score)

KOKOPELLI'S DANCE

Difficult - Very Difficult

$150 (PDF Set) | $25 (PDF Score)

For Standard Wind Ensemble

8 min 30 sec

 

This popular piece (also commissioned and recorded by the UNLV Wind Orchestra) has received rave reviews from band directors around the country. It's difficulty level is perfect for professional, university, or even advanced high school wind ensembles. This piece features many soloists within the ensemble including flute, tuba, and timpani. It has been recorded by the UNLV Wind Orchestra on the Klavier label as well by the TAD Wind Symphony on the Windstream label.

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$300 (Set) | $60 (Score)

THREE STEPS FORWARD                                                     

Difficult - Very Difficult

$255 (PDF Set) | $50 (PDF Score)

For Standard Wind Ensemble + Sop. Sax solo, piano, electric bass, drums

 

 

This multi-movement piece was originally commissioned by UNLV to feature Eric Marienthal, Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip, and Will Kennedy. This ground-breaking 30-minute piece combines aspects of jazz as well as classical music in an incredible display of rhythm and tonal color. Performed around the country--as well as in Canada and on tour in Europe--a recording is available through Klavier Records.

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$300 (Set) | $60 (Score)

FOUR FLEW OVER THE HORNET'S NEST

Difficult - Very Difficult

$255 (PDF Set) | $50 (PDF Score)

For Standard Wind Ensemble + Alto Sax Solo, Piano, Electric Bass, Drums

  15 min 30 sec  

 

This piece was commissioned by the UNLV Wind Orchestra and recorded on the Klavier Label. The recording features Eric Marienthal on alto sax, Russell Ferrante on piano, Ric Fierabracci on Electric Bass, and Joel Taylor on Drums. Because of its innovative use of jazz rhythms and harmonies melded together with contemporary classical theme, this is a great cross-over piece to use on your next concert.

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$175 (Set)

LOKI'S REVENGE                                                                

For Standard Wind Ensemble

Difficult - Very Difficult

10 min

Loki's Revenge was commissioned by the Southeastern Conference Band Directors Association and premiered in December 2010 by the University of Mississippi. This is the fourth piece written by Nathan Tanouye for wind ensemble, the first three being commissioned by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This highly programmatic piece was written with the image of Loki, the Norse god of mischief in mind. Sinister themes and story-like imagery make this multi-movement work make a great addition to the challenging repertoire of your library.

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JAZZ works

jazz orchestra

$65 (Printed Set) | $55 (PDF)

PARA TI

Medium

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert C6

Solos: Piano, Trombone

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles, piano, bass, drums, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, harp.

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$75 (Printed Set) | $64 (PDF)

PEACE FOR RUSS

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert E6

Flugelhorn solo feature

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles, piano, bass, drums, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, harp.

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$115 (Printed Set) | $100 (PDF)

CROSSINGS (Jazz Orchestra Version)

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert C6

Solos: sop. sax, 1st tenor

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums, percussion, 1st & 2nd violin, viola, cello, harp.

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$115 (Printed Set) | $100 (PDF)

11 Colors

Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert E6

Solos: tenor 1, opt. violin

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, harp.

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$115 (Printed Set) | $100 (PDF)

VISIONES DE CUBA

Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert G6

Solos: alto sax, flute, trumpet 2, percussion

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes, piano, bass, drums, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, harp.

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Large Jazz Ensemble

$50 (Score + Parts)

REID'S BLUES

Medium

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert D6

4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxes, piano, guitar, bass, drums.

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$65 (Score + Parts)

RUSS JOB  

Medium-Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: piano, alto, drums

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes (sop lead), piano, bass, drums.

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 $65 (Score + Parts)

MAID IN MEXICO 

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: piano, 4th trumpet.

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes, piano, bass (electric), drums, percussion.

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$65 (Score + Parts)

 

THE WIND (Solo Tenor Sax. Version)

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert E6

Solo: 1st tenor sax.

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles, piano, bass, drums.

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$65 (Score + Parts)

THE WIND (Solo Flugel Version)

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert E6

Solo: flugelhorn

4 trumpets, solo flugelhorn, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles, piano, bass, drums.

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$65 (Score + Parts)

HUGO HURWHEY

Difficult-Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: piano, 2nd trombone, bass

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums.

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$65 (Score + Parts)

NEW HORIZONS

Difficult-Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert D6

Solos: alto sax, 1st trombone, drums.

4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxes (with doubles), guitar, piano, bass, drums, percussion (including vibes).

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$65 (Score + Parts)

 

HAPPY LITTLE SUNBEAM

Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert A6

Solos: piano, tenor 2, trumpet 2

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles, piano, bass, drums.

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$75 (Score + Parts)

 

NICKOLAS'S GREEN MONSTER 

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert D6, opt Concert G6

Solos: 1st alto, piano

4 trumpets, 4 trombones (opt. fr. horn part available), 5 saxes, piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussion.

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$75 (Score + Parts)

ONE ON ONE

Difficult-Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert G6

Solos: piano, 4th trumpet.

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes, piano, bass (electric), drums, percussion.

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$75 (Score + Parts)

BEA'S FLAT

Difficult-Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert  D6, opt Concert G6

Solos: 2nd tenor, bari, 2nd trombone, 4th trumpet, 1st trumpet (screech solo).

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes, piano, bass, drums.

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$75 (Score + Parts)

BAND AID

Very Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: alto sax, piano, 4th trumpet.

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums, percussion.

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$100 (Score + Parts)

CROSSINGS

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert C6

Solos: sop. sax, guitar.

4 trumpets, 4 trombones (opt. french horn part available), 5 saxes w/doubles (sop. lead), piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussion.

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$100 (Score + Parts)

SUMMER SKETCH (No Voice)

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: sop. sax, soprano

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums, percussion

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$115 (Score + Parts)

SUMMER SKETCH

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: sop. sax, soprano voice

4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 french horn (opt. trombone part available), 5 saxes w/doubles (sop. lead), piano, bass, drums, percussion.

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small jazz ensemble

 

 

$50 (Score + Parts)

CRY

Medium

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: trombone, french horn

Soprano sax, alto sax, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, piano, bass drums.

Score + Parts

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$42 PDF Zip File (All Parts + Score) 

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$50 (Score + Parts)

PARA TI

Medium

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert C6

Soprano sax, alto sax, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, piano, bass drums.

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$50 (Score + Parts)

CLOUDSCAPE

Difficult

Trpt 1 Highest Note: Concert F6

Solos: soprano sax, trumpet 2.

Soprano sax, alto sax, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, piano, bass drums.

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Chamber Ensemble Works

 

$40 (Score + Parts)

FLUTISSIMO!

Difficult-Very Difficult

 

For Flute Choir: Piccolo, 3 C-Flutes, Alto Flute, Bass Flute

 

Written in 2012 for the National Flute Association's Annual Convention (held in Las Vegas in 2012), the piece premiered to feature the top flute professionals of the Las Vegas Community. 

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$34 Flutissimo! PDF (Zip File)

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