Author: Greg Henry Waters
My hand written
instrumental song book. Please contact me for speical
arrangements or special concerts. 917-529-5915 Also, special song
book one at http://www.greghenrywaters.com/
song book one
I have four sets of Songs Groups besides individual songs.
Diago Rivera Jazz Suite 10 songs, The
Childrens Suite of 15 songs, The Bach Suite of 6 Songs,
the New York Jazz Suite of Three Movements and 12 Sections!.
Performing Rights Form
There are 64 songs in music book two and 113 songs in music
You can perform the songs with your version. I could
never play all these songs I composed. You can change the
style, ad words, arrange for small or large ensemble. The
idea is to be creative not be a clone of the common man and their
low standards and mindless music with no harmony, melody, or
These songs were written in Toronto, The
first set of 32 was written back in 1968 when I was trying to
form a group of musicians and perform original music. I also
wrote the free improvisational music there with no bar lines and
no exact rhythm. While in Toronto, I composed most of my
After I moved to NYC I created my large ensemble of 6
horns and rhythm using the tunes I created in Toronto. This was
my most interesting project in jazz.
Later in NYC I started my TV show and created music for
that, Latin series of tunes, New Music ensemble tunes, Children's
Suite, Diago Rivera Suite, Bach Suite for Jazz Ensemble and The
New York Jazz Sonata. I produced my two LPs in NYC too.
While in China I created the Chinese Jazz Tunes from folk
melodies from China. China has a rich musical culture both native
and modern. Although it only exist I believe in Shanghai and
Beijing. The other cities have limited exposure.
In NYC I created a lot of CDS from traditional tunes.
I left out tempo markings and style so you can come up
with your own style and feeling. Please do not be a copy cat
musician just to please the public. Music is about art not about
just pleasing others. The shame of it all is that musicians never
get to decide the level. It is never about the music always about
Thank You Greg Henry Waters