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Jonathan Newman

Jonathan Newman

General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: OK Feel Good Music
Cost: Parts (rental) - $275.00 | Score (purchase) - $34


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Tuba I-II
Bass Guitar
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bongos (2)
  • Cymbal (suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Guiro
  • Marimba
  • Shekere
  • Triangles (2)
  • Vibraphone
  • Whistle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Funk is all around us. It has permeated every aspect of popular music and culture. What was born as a 70's counter-culture movement has grown to become the heart of any music with a beat. Sit in a coffee shop, listen to top-40's radio, shop in a department store -- it doesn't matter if it's a hip 90's club tune, or a contemporary concert music work -- you can't escape the funk. Chunk owes major favors to George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Prince, and Beck, just to name a few. We steal, because we love.

- Program Notes by Jonathan Newman

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) Symphonic Band (Kelvin Jones, conductor) – 24 April 2018
  • University of Illinois (Champaign) Wind Orchestra (Beth Peterson, conductor) – 28 April 2017
  • Michigan State University Symphony Band (John T. Madden, conductor) – 27 October 2015
  • Eastern Michigan University Wind Symphony (John P. Zastoupil, conductor) - 13 April 2008
  • University of Louisiana Wind Ensemble, (William J. Hochkeppel, conductor) - 19 October 2007
  • University of Tsukuba Wind Ensemble; JAPAN (Rie Kaino, conductor) - 9 June 2007

Works for Winds by this Composer