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Music for: Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Harp, Horn, Oboe, Harpsichord, Percussion-Keyboard, Multi-Percussion, Piano Solo, Two Pianos, Piano (Chamber), Prepared Piano, Electroacoustic, Electronic Instruments, Saxophone (All), Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, String Bass (Double Bass), Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice

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Saxophone (All)

Tenor Attitudes, (Standard and Expanded Concert Versions), 2014 (Ruggiero Publishing Company)
Instrumentation, Program Notes

Chobim - Six Jazz Compositions in Honor of Frederic Chopin and Antonio Carlos Jobim, Versions for Soprano Saxophone, Bassoon and Piano and for Flute, Bassoon and Piano, 2011, rev. 2012 (Ruggiero Publishing Company)
Instrumentation, Program Notes

Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Large Chamber Ensemble, Boppish Blue Tinged, 2010 (Ruggiero Publishing Company)
Instrumentation, Program Notes

Dig 2: From Tunes My Grandmother Heard, for large chamber ensemble (17 players), 2009
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Echoes of 'Piano Red', for flute, clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), and alto saxophone, 2006
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Night Songs and Flights of Fancy, for alto saxophone and piano, 2005
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Dance Compulsions, for alto saxophone, piano, winds, and percussion, 2004
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Dig: JSB-1, for saxophone quartet (sop., alt., ten., bar.), 2003
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SizzleSax II, for tenor saxophone and percussion, 2001
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SizzleSax, for tenor saxophone and five cymbals played by the saxophonist, 2000
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Strayhorn, for alto saxophone and piano, 1999-2000 (concert arrangement, published by RGM, Eau Claire, Wisconsin)
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Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra, 1995, rev. 1999
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Interplay, for soprano saxophone and piano, 1988 (Dorn Publications, Inc.)
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Dances and Other Movements, for violin, alto saxophone, and piano, 1983, rev. 1984 (Dorn Publications, Inc.)
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Three Blues for Saxophone Quartet, (sop., alt., ten., bar.), 1981 (Dorn Publications, Inc.)
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