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"Jeepers Creepers" score [excerpt]
This is an excerpt of the score to "Jeepers Creepers" written by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer. The score is not dated. Note the corrections and changes made in black ink throughout the score.
Guitarist Pat Metheny is featured with the band in this excerpt from an early-1972 Plaza Inn Hotel gig.
"Naptown Blues" score [complete]
This is the score to "Naptown Blues." The score is dated 1972.
"Stella by Starlight"
This excerpt from the band's appearance at the 1970 Kansas City Jazz Festival features guest alto saxophonist John Park.
"Take the 'A' Train"
This performance is from the 1975 Kansas City Jazz Festival. Note that the acoustic piano has been replaced with a Rhodes.
This excerpt from the 1967 Kansas City Jazz Festival once again features guitarist Don Winsell alongside the Warren Durrett Brass. The tune reflects the boogaloo style that interested jazz artists in the mid-1960s.
"The Message" score [excerpt]
This is an excerpt of the score to "The Message" composed and arranged by Al Cohn. The score is dated 1966. Note the shorthand used on pages 3 and 4.
"Tone Poem" score [complete]
This is the score to Warren Durrett's original composition, "Tone Poem." It is scored for six saxophones, guitar, bass, and drums.
"What Is There to Say?"
This excerpt is from a Lawrence, Kansas studio session that took place in either May or June of 1973.