Compositions & Arrangements

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JAZZ

Swing:

  • Nightcap (1958)
  • Hucklebuck (1979)
  • Scottish Swing (1979)
  • Sentimental Swinger (1980)
  • It’s A Snap (1980)
  • Manhattan Stroll (1980)
  • Babies Comin’ (1986)
  • Babies’ Soft Shoes (1986)
  • The Romance is Gone (1987)
  • Another Big Baby (2001)
  • Oooh! (2001)
  • A Smile for Everyone (2001)
  • Moonlight Stroll (2002)
  • Cyclefrenic (2003)
  • Thanks, Duke (2003) Play Sample
  • Mr. Slick Takes A Stroll (2004)
  • Honky Tonk (undated)
  • Swingin’ Mr. Shultz (undated)

Blues:

  • Media Ecology Blues (1979)
  • We Three Blues (1979)
  • Trilling (1979)
  • Taylored for Billy (1980) Play Sample
  • The Sloppy Blues (1980)
  • A Minor Matter (1980)
  • Midtown Blues (1980)
  • Backdoor (1980)
  • Bicameral Blues (1980)
  • Oh Yeah! (1980) Play Sample
  • It’s Simple Blues (1980)
  • Roamin the Night (1980)
  • Take-A-Break (1980)
  • Jump (1981)
  • Get It On (1985)
  • JazzMasters Blues (1985)
  • Mr. Slick (1997)
  • Hello! (1999)
  • Send My Regrets (2002) Play Sample
  • Cookin’ (2003)
  • Chicken Scratchin’ (undated)
  • Dirty Rag (undated)
  • Doodle Blues (undated)
  • Lita’s Blues (1978)
  • Inside Blues (2012)
  • It Just Came Out (2015)
  • The Heritage Shuffle (2016)
  • Silent Night (gospel arrangement)

Ballads:

  • Free At Last (1979)
  • Iris (1980)
  • Phyliss (1980)
  • Summer Breeze (1980) Play Sample
  • Valentine (1980)
  • Summer Love (1980)
  • Danko’s (1980)
  • Free Spirit (1980)
  • Generations (1980) Play Sample
  • This Is Just For You (1981)
  • Untitled (1981)
  • Summer Song (1984)
  • My Special Love for You (1987)
  • A Summer Afternoon With You (1989) Play Sample
  • Suddenly (1989)
  • Twilight for Daniel (1998)
  • Moonlight Stroll (2002)
  • Broken Heart (2003) Play Sample
  • You and Me (in stride) (2003)
  • Memories & Reflections (2003) Play Sample
  • Hey, You! (Undated)
  • Judy’s Song (undated)
  • Melanie (undated)
  • Ou Et Tu Maintenant? Where Are You Now? (1:20) 2002
  • In A Quiet Moment

Gay Nineties:

  • An Old Fashioned Song (1985)

Latin/Rock:

  • Down the Road (1968)
  • Conversation (1969)
  • Latin Song Mambo (1979)
  • Old Havana (was “Movie Theme”) (1979)
  • No Place to Go (Steve’s Powers) 1980
  • Flight (I) (1980) (samba) Play Sample
  • Flight (II) (1980) (samba)
  • Tiger Walk 1980
  • Wonderful Discovery (I) 1980
  • Wonderful Discovery (II) 1981 (samba)
  • Light N’ Tight (1981)
  • Longing (2011) (samba)
  • Go Like the Wind (1986) Play Sample
  • Take It Easy (1993) Play Sample
  • Gentle Breeze (2001) (bossa) Play Sample
  • Enigma (undated)
  • Star Rock in C (undated)
  • For The Children (2011)
  • Novo Bossa (2013)
  • Obrigado Brasil (bossa)
  • Suddenly (1990) (bolero)
  • Arco’s Arc (samba) (2015)
  • As If Floating on a Cloud (bossa) (1980)

Hebraic Melody Arrangements:

  • Ani Maamin (Moses Maimonides)
  • Ata Hu Hashem (folksong) (soft bossa) Play Sample
  • Avinu Malkeinu (6/8 swing) Play Sample
  • Bilbililos Play Sample
  • Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel Play Sample
  • Eliyahu Hanavi. Vocalist: Shira Lissek
  • Erev Shel Shoshanim. Vocalist: Shira Lissek
  • Halicha L’Kesaria. Vocalist: Shira Lissek
  • Halleluyah (ballad) Play Sample
  • Hatikva Play Sample
  • Hava Nagila
  • Heiveinu Shalom Aleichem (moderate swing) Play Sample
  • Heine Ma Tov (blues) Play Sample
  • Lahadam. Vocalist: Shira Lissek
  • Layechudim Haitah Orah Play Sample
  • L’Cha Dodi (moderate swing) Play Sample
  • Mah Nishtanah Halailah Hazeh
  • Mishenichnas Adar Play Sample
  • Moaz Tsur (ballad) Play Sample
  • O Hanukah Play Sample
  • Sevivon Play Sample
  • V’Taher Lebeinu/Yis Ma Chu Play Sample
  • Yotvata (original) (2014)

Big Band Originals (conductor’s score and parts):

  • A Smile for Everyone (2001)
  • A Summer Afternoon with You (2002)
  • Ascent (2004)
  • Atmospheres (2004)
  • Conversation (2003) Play Sample
  • Corozan Pardito (Broken Heart) (2009) Play Sample
  • Curiouser & Curiouser
  • Darkest Before the Dawn (2008)
  • Down the Road (2000)
  • El Aché de Sanabria (en moderación) (2007) Play Sample
  • La Romance C’Est Fini
  • Let There Be Swing (2003) Play Sample
  • Movin’ On
  • Resolution (2006)
  • Send My Regrets (2002)
  • Sin Mi (Without Me) (2015)
  • Step By Step Into The Creative Void
  • Storm (2002)
  • Taylored for Billy Play Sample
  • The Griot’s Tale (2012) Play Sample
  • The Slumbering Giant’s Dream (2004)
  • The Woman In The Golden Light
  • Wake Up Call (2004)

Big Band Transcriptions & Arrangements:

  • Me Acuerdo De Ti (2008) Play Sample
  • Mosaíco Puertorriqueño: Dedicated to Rafael Hernandez (2010)
  • Perfidia (arrangement of Ray Santos’ arrangement) (2009) Play Sample
  • St. Louis Blues (2010) Play Sample
  • Theme from “The Odd Couple” (2011) Play Sample
  • “Maria” from West Side Story (2017)

Standards/Arrangements:

  • Auld Lang Syne (up tempo scat)
  • Jingle Bells (ballad)
  • Silent Night (gospel)

“In Their Own Voice” Series/Jazz Songs with Lyrics:

  • For The Children (lyrics by Janet Lawson) vocalist: Shira Lissek (2014)
  • Gentle Breeze (lyrics by Amy Cervini) (2011)
  • Go Like the Wind (lyrics by Ellen Woloshin) vocalist: Shira Lissek (2014)
  • In A Quiet Moment (lyrics by Janet Lawson) (2011)
  • Insides Blues (lyrics by Rachel Kara Perez) vocalist: Carla Cook (2015)
  • Je Ne Sais Plus (lyrics/vocals by Amelie Cherubin) (2010)
  • Le Phare (The Lighthouse) (lyrics/vocals by Amelie Cherubin) (2010)
  • Lullaby For My Friend’s Baby (lyrics by Amy Cervini) (2011)
  • Memories & Reflections (lyrics by Janet Lawson) (2011)
  • Mon Cher Ange (My Dear Angel) (lyrics/vocals by Amelie Cherubin) (2010)
  • Sin Mi (lyrics by Rachel Kara Perez) vocalist: Jade Ledesna (2014)
  • The Perfect Storm (lyrics/vocals by Anne Mironchik) (2010)

CLASSICAL

Fugues (solo piano):

  • Fugue in F major; 3 voices
  • Fugue in B flat minor; 3 voices
  • Fugue G minor; 4 voices
  • Fugue in D major; 2 voices Play Sample
  • Fugue in D minor; 3 voices
  • Fugue in whole tone scale; 3 voices
  • Fugue in octatonic scale; from “Undiminished”
  • Fugue serial; 3 voices

Waltzes:

  • Gene’s Waltz (undated)
  • Pedal Waltz (1996)

Lullabies:

  • Ballad for Two Sons (undated)
  • Lullaby in C (undated)
  • Scottie’s Lullaby (undated)
  • The Goo Song (1986)

Folk Songs:

  • Ballade Yotvata (1980)
  • Russian Folk Song (undated)
  • Saporita in G (undated)

Tango:

  • Lolita, The Feline (1985)

Songs:

  • Gentle Maureen (1965)
  • A Serious Piece (undated)
  • Almost Heaven (undated)
  • Anna (1981)
  • Explorations I (1981)
  • Faith (Emily Dickinson; a la Gilbert & Sullivan) (1997)
  • Song for Irene (1999)
  • Oh, There Is Gold In Them Thar Hills (1964)
  • When I was But a Little Child (with Janet Lawson/lyrics) (2016)

Les Sentiments D’Amour I collection (solo piano score)(2006):

  • Agacement (Irritation) (3:37) 2003 Play Sample
  • Ballade Pour Yotvata (3:18) Play Sample
  • Berceuse (2:20) 1968 Play Sample
  • Berceuse Pour Une Bebe de Mon Ami (2:12) Play Sample
  • Chanson Pour Deux Fils (1:30) Play Sample
  • Chanson Pour L’Enfant Unique (2:02) Play Sample
  • Chanson Pour Une Jeune Fille (1:30) Play Sample
  • Derniere Sensations (2:21) Play Sample
  • Jalousie et Rage (3:17) Play Sample
  • La Femme Avec Les Yeux Sombre (2:50) 2003 Play Sample
  • La Femme Douce (Sweetness) (1:25) 2001 Play Sample
  • La Liaison C’est Fini (3:17) Play Sample
  • Le Charmeur (2:14) (2004) Play Sample
  • Melancolie Play Sample
  • Mon Chat, Le Roi (1:15) 1998 Play Sample
  • Nocturne Pour La Femme Dans Une Lumiere D’Or (4:22) Play Sample
  • Pour Une Bonne Personne Qui Vaut Le Coup (2:30) 1999 Play Sample
  • Premiere Amour: Chanson Pour Mon Au Pair (2:00) 1998 Play Sample
  • Rougir Pour La Premiere Fois (2:07) Play Sample
  • Tendresse Pour Une Jeune Femme (2:22) 1999 Play Sample

Les Sentiments D’Amour II collection (solo piano score)(2017):

  • Chanson Pour Un Grandparent Decede (2:40) 1999
  • Chanson Pour Une Ame Brave (Song for A Brave Soul) (1:30) 2003
  • La Nageuse Incessante (2009)
  • Une Nouvelle Amour (2008)
  • Pedal Waltz

Electronic:

  • Arturo’s Reverie
  • Forty-Eight Rows in One Minute
  • Panic
  • Six Rows in One Minute
  • Thirty-Two Rows in One Minute

Chamber Music:

String Quartets:

  • Fleur de Neige (Snow Flower) (string quartet) (2001) Play Sample
  • La Brume (The Mist) (string quartet) (2001)
  • Une Force de La Nature (Force of Nature) (string quartet) (2001)
  • La Femme Passe Au Present (The Woman from the Past in the Present) (2010)

The Bateira Trio: Flute, Viola, Doublebass (commissioned works):

  • Clave-esque Clasico
  • Bolero Clasico
  • El Enigma
  • Fuga (Faux Bach)

Woodwinds:

  • Playtime (woodwind quartet/piano) (2001)
  • The Chase (woodwind trio) (2009)
  • The Procession (woodwind trio) (2009)
  • Enigma (woodwind trio) (2009)
  • Wait A Minute (solo clarinet) (2011)
  • Pastoral Landscape (for oboe, viola, cello) (2016)
  • Delicate Flower (for solo oboe) (2016)
  • The Ballet (for oboe, viola, cello) (2016)
  • Lyric Glances (flute/alto flute) (2014)
  • Poignant Touch (flute/alto flute) (2014)
  • Dance (flute/alto flute) (2014)

Brass:

  • The Caverns at Carlsbad (for Four Trombones) (2001) Play Sample
  • Fanfare (two trumpets, 2 trombones) (2003)

Piano/Violin:

  • Aspects D’Amour (piano/violin) (2002)

Piano/violin/viola/cello:

  • Age is a State of Mind (in progress) (2004)
  • Une Jeune Fille D’Amoureuse Des Fleurs Aupres de La Riviere a Dijon/for two cellos or cello/viola (2003) 7 minutes
  • “There’s No Replacing a Man of Wisdom” (piano, cello) (2007)

Other:

  • Une Promenade Avec Deux Femmes/piano, violin, and flute (1999)
  • Quirky/marimba, flute and violin (revision in progress) (2001)
  • Agitation du Coeur (Stirring of the Heart) I (String/woodwind quintet) (2003) 7 minutes

Chamber Orchestra:

  • Russian Suite in G major (3 movements) (chamber orchestra; in progress)
  • Undiminished (2009)
  • Sinfonietta #1 in E minor (in progress)

Concert Band:

  • Call to Duty (in progress) 2017

Et Alia:

  • Locrian Exchange (D Locrian) for violin and trumpet (1998)
  • Mirror
  • Solo (for violin)
  • Solo+
  • Chanson Pour Une Poetesse (flute solo in three movements) (10:00) (2000)
  • The Mechanical Clock Chasing Its Tail (1999)

 

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