Michael B. Nelson

Producer | Composer | Arranger | Trombonist | Head Hornhead

Hornheads Charts

Transcription and Live Performance Videos

Hornheads Arrangements

arrangements for 5 horn contemporary jazz/funk ensemble
(many arrangements also available in Brass Quintet and Sax Quintet instrumentation)

Arrangements available as PDF only

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Hornheads in the studio while recording their third CD "Fat Lip" available at hornheads.com

Hornheads in the studio while recording their third CD “Fat Lip” available at hornheads.com

Arrangements from the Hornheads – “Fat Lip” CD . . . $30

Hornheads - Fat Lip | CD

Can’t Quite Put My Finger On It

(HH) 2 trumpets, soprano sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, 2 altos, tenor, bari

Instrumentation

Fat Lip

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

Instrumentation

Things Left Unsaid

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari


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Zeetin Z’bo

(HH) 2 trumpets, soprano, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, 2 altos, tenor, bari


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Lady Dude

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari


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Qué Bonita (includes optional rhythm section parts)

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari


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Head Case

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari


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Arrangements from the Hornheads “5 Heads Are Better Than 1” CD . . . $30

Hornheads 5 heads are better than 1

Um Tipo Curtido

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari


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How Will I Know

(HH) 2 trumpets, soprano sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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5 Heads Are Better Than 1

(HH) 2 trumpets, soprano sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Darn That Germ

(HH) 2 trumpets, piccolo (flute), trombone, bari sax
(SQ) piccolo/flute, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Pie Hole (includes optional rhythm section parts)

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano/alto, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Arrangements from the Hornheads self titled CD . . . $30

Hornheads - Hornheads

Intermission (includes optional rhythm section parts)

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

Instrumentation

New Dell Inn

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Hornheads Blue

2 trumpets, soprano sax, alto sax, trombone

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One Last Touch (includes optional string quartet synth part)

(HH) 2 trumpets, soprano, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Interrupting Cow

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Outtake

2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone

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Twix Flambé

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Waltz 4 Hornz (includes optional rhythm section parts)

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(BQ) 2 trumpets, french horn, trombone, tuba
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Arrangements from Lifescapes “Swing” CD featuring the Hornheads . . . $40

Lifescapes - Swing

(arranged for 5 horns and rhythm section)

Slap-Daddy Swing

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Jumpin’, Jivin’, Slippin’, Slidin’

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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New Bop Flip Flop

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Foodley-Yacky-Sacky

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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No Tellin’ What Your Feet’ll Do

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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One More Once

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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No Way Daddy-O

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Who’s You?

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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If your Phone Don’t Ain’t Ringin’, It’s Me

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Pitted Prune From Rangoon

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Big Wad O’ Bills

(HH) 2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Backstreet Stomp

(HH) 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone
(SQ) soprano, alto, alto/tenor, tenor, bari

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Arrangements from Lifescapes “Christmas Swing” CD featuring the Hornheads . . . $40

Lifescapes - Christmas Swing

(arranged for 5 horns and rhythm section)

Here We Come A Wassailin

2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone

Deck The Halls

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

Ding Dong, Merrily On High

2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone

The Twelve Days Of Christmas

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

O Christmas Tree

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

Go Tell It On The Mountain

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

Coventry Carol

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone

Jingle Bells

2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone

We Three Kings

2 trumpets, tenor sax, trombone, bari sax