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Jazz Stock Arrangements: A Resource Guide

Pre-1935 Stock Arrangements

This is a selection of "stocks"—published sets of parts for jazz orchestra—which predate 1935. There is a separate list of stocks in the Melrose Syncopation Series.

Selected List of Arrangements

Arluck, Harold [Harold Arlen] and Dick George. Minor Gaff (A Blues Fantasy). Arranged by Harold Arluck. (Triangle blues series) New York, Triangle Music Pub. Co., 1926. Copyright no.: E642523. Call no.: M1350.A.

Berlin, Irving. Alexander's Rag-Time Band. March and Two-Step. Arr. by William Schulz. New York, Ted Snyder, 1911. PUBLIC DOMAIN. Call no.: M1350.B.

Blake, Eubie. Ain't Cha Coming Back, Mary Ann, to Maryland. From the big hit Shuffle Along. Arranged by Louis Katzman. New York, Witmark, 1922. Copyright no.: E549878. Call no.: M1350.B.

Brooks, Shelton. Some of These Days. Arranged by Mel Stitzel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., 1926. Copyright no.: E655064. Call No.: M1350.B.

Brymn, J. Tim. Cocoanut Grove Jazz. Fox-Trot. Arr. by William Schulz. New York, Leo Feist, 1917. Copyright no.: E406411. Call no.: M1350.B. [Possibly the earliest published piece with "jazz" in the title. Contains string parts as well as standard dance-band parts.]

Carleton, Bob. Ja-Da! (Ja-Da, Ja-Da, Jing-Jing-Jing!) Jazz Fox Trot. Arr. by Leroy Walker. New York, Leo Feist, 1918. Copyright no.: E438409. Call no.: M1350.C.

Confrey, Zez. Dumbell[sic]. Fox-Trot for Orchestra. Arr. by Frank E. Barry. New York, Leo Feist, 1922. Copyright no.: E548707. Call no.: M1350.C.

Confrey, Zez. Nickel in the Slot. Fox Trot for Orchestra. Arr. by Frank E. Barry. New York, Leo Feist, 1923. Copyright no.: E565979. Call no.: M1350.C.

Confrey, Zez. Stumbling. Fox Trot for Orchestra. Arr. by Frank E. Barry. New York, Leo Feist, 1922. Copyright no.: E534258. Call no.: M1350.C.

Conrad, Con, and Joseph A. Cirina. Bamboola. Novelty Fox Trot. An Arthur Lange arrangement. New York, Leo Feist, 1925. Copyright no.: E626353. Call no.: M1350.C [Conrad, Con].

Conrad, Con, and Billy Rose. You've Got To See Mama Every Night (Or You Can't See Mama at All) Fox-Trot. Arr. by Frank E. Barry. New York, Leo Feist, 1923. Copyright no.: E553908. Call no.: M1350.C.

Crum, Frank. Melancholy Charlie. Orch. by Leonard Hayton. New York, Robbins-Engel, 1927. (Robbins-Engel Series of Stomps) Copyright no.: E661824. Call no.: M1350.C.

Ellington, Duke and Will Donaldson. Gold Digger. Stomp or Fox Trot. Arranged by "Our Gang." New York, Denton & Haskins, 1927. (Denton & Haskins Hot Tunes) Copyright no.: E670985. Call no.: M1350.E.

Farrell, William H. Feelin' Blues. Song Fox-Trot. Arranged by W. H. Vodery. New York, Edward B. Marks, 1923. Copyright no.: E577066. Call no.: M1350.F.

Fenstad, E.A. Stein Song. Rudy Valle'e Arrangement. Dance Orchestration by Frank E. Barry. New York, Carl Fischer, 1930. Copyright no.: Epub 16405. Call no.: M1350.F.

Fiorito, Ted. Ace of Clubs. Arr. by Fred K. Huffer. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1926. (Forster's handful of "socks") Copyright no.: E649200. Call no.: M1350.F.

Fiorito, Ted. Ace of Diamonds. Arr. by Fred K. Huffer. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1926. (Forster's handful of "socks") Copyright no.: E650638. Call no.: M1350.F.

Fiorito, Ted. Ace of Hearts. Arr. by Fred K. Huffer. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1926. (Forster's handful of "socks") Copyright no.: E650639. Call no.: M1350.F.

Fiorito, Ted. Joker. Arr. by Fred K. Huffer. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1926. (Forster's handful of "socks") Copyright no.: E649294. Call no.: M1350.F.

Goering, Al & Jack Pettis. Stockholm Stomp. Arranged by Al Goering. New York, Robbins-Engel, 1926. (Robbins-Engel Series of Stomps) Copyright no.: E651887. Call no.: M1350.G.

Handy, W.C. Aunt Hagar's Blues. New revised edition. Arranged by W.C. Polla. New York, Richmond-Robbins Inc., 1922. Copyright no.: E552994. Call no.: M1350.H.

Handy, W.C. St. Louis Blues. Arranged by Mel Stitzel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., 1926. Copyright no.: E649127. Call no.: M1350.H.

Handy, W.C. Stomp Up-Stairs. Arranged by W.C. Polla. New York, Triangle Music Pub. Co., 1926. Copyright no.: E634460. Call no.: M1350.H.

Hein, Silvio. My Alma Mammy. Arranged by Wm. Schulz. New York, Leo Feist, [1925]. Copyright no.: E627166. Call no.: M1350.H.

Henderson, Fletcher. Henderson Stomp. Orch. scored by Frank Skinner. New York, Robbins-Engel, 1927. (Robbins-Engel Series of Stomps) Copyright no.: E661652. Call no.: M1350.H.

Henderson, Fletcher, Patty Carroll and Ken Macomber. Rocky Mountain Blues. Arranged by Don Redmond. "As played on Columbia Records by Fletcher Henderson and his orchestra." New York, Forrest S. Chilton, 1927. Copyright no.: E659217. Call no.: M1350.H.

Henderson, Fletcher. Stampede. Orch. scored by Frank Skinner. New York, Robbins-Engel, 1926. (Robbins-Engel Series [of] Stomps) Copyright no.: E645969. Call no.: M1350.H.

Henderson, Ray. Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl?) An Arthur Lange arrangement. New york, Leo Feist, 1925. Copyright no.: E626872. Call no.: M1350.H.

Heywood, Donald. Charleston Ball. Arranged by Frank Skinner. New York, Edward B. Marks, 1925. Copyright no.: E628907. Call no.: M1350.H.

Hillman, Charles W. The Country Boy's Blues. Fox trot. Special arrangement for novelty orchestra by Chas. W. Hillman. Chicago, Hillman Bros., 1923. Copyright no.: E559708. Call no.: M1350.H.

Janssen, Werner. Every Little Miss Must Have a Mister. Fox-Trot from the Musical Comedy "Letty Pepper." Arr. by Frank E. Barry. New York, Leo Feist, 1922. Copyright no.: E534121. Call no.: M1350.J.

Johnson, [James P.], and Henry Creamer. Oh! Georgie Look What You've Done to Me. Arr. by Geo. J. Trinkaus. New York, Witmark, 1927. Copyright no.: E664072. Call no.: M1350.J.

Johnson, James P. Yamekraw. A Negro rhapsody. Orchestral arrangement by William Grant Still. New York, Alfred & Company, 1928. Copyright no.: E696608. Call no.: M1350.J CASE. [Not strictly a "stock," this is an important piece for piano and theater orchestra.]

Johnson, [James P.] and Henry Creamer. You've Lost Your Lovin' Baby Now. Scored...by Geo. J. Trinkaus. New York, M. Witmark, 1927. Copyright no.: E661687. Call no.: M1350.J

Johnson, J. Rosamond. Mississippi River. New Fox-Trot Spiritual. Arranged by Art McKay. New York, Edward B. Marks, 1932. Copyright no.: Epub 32923. Call no.: M1350.J.

Jolly, W[illia]m. New Idea Blues. Arr. by John W. Lang. Erlanger, N.C., Wm. Jolly, 1923. Copyright no.: E569417. Call no.: M1350.J

Jolson, Al, Bud De Sylva and Joseph Meyer. California Here I Come. Arr. by Geo. J. Trinkaus. [N.Y.]: M. Witmark & Sons, 1924. Copyright no. E579052. Call no.: M1350.J.

Jones, Richard M., & Boyd Atkins. Heebie Jeebies. A Chas. L. Cooke Arrangement. Chicago, Consolidated Music Publishing House, 1926. Copyright no.: E645170. Call no.: M1350.J.

Jordan, Bayley. Hallelujah I'm a Bum. Fox Trot. Modern arrangement by Ken Macomber. New York, Denton and Haskins, 1928. Copyright no.: E 359. Call no.: M1350.J.

Kendis, [James], [James] Brockman, & [Nathaniel Hawthorne] Vincent. I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome. Jazz Fox-trot. Arr. by Robinson-Grooms. New York, Leo Feist, 1919. (Feist edition) Copyright no.: E462141. Call no.: M1350.K. [A very early stock, with flute, violins, viola, and cello as well as standard jazz-band instruments]

Lada, Nunez, & Crawley. Yelping Hound Blues. As played by the Celebrated Louisiana Five. New York, Feist, 1919. Copyright no.: E455844. Call no.: M1350.L.

La Rocca, Dominic James. Barnyard Blues. As played by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band. New York, Feist, [1917]. PUBLIC DOMAIN. Call no.: M1350.L.

Melrose, Walter, & Boyd Senter. Sugar Babe. Arranged by Elmer Schoebel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., [1925]. Copyright no.: E626229. Call no.: M1350.M.

Mont, Will, & Al Short. Poplar Street Blues. Arranged by Fred K. Huffer. Chicago, Milton Weil Music Co., 1924. Copyright no.: E605296. Call no.: M1350.M.

Morton, Ferdinand "Jelly Roll". Black Bottom Stomp. Arranged by Elmer Schoebel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., [1926]. Copyright no.: E648730. Call no.: MICROFILM MUSIC 3018, ITEM 30.

Moten, Bennie. 18th Street Strut. Dance arrangement by Frank Skinner. N.Y., Triangle Music Pub. Co., 1926. Copyright no.: E636040. Call no.: M1350.M.

Oliver, Joseph "King". Snag It. Arranged by Mel Stitzel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., [1926]. Copyright no.: E645909. Call no.: M1350.O.

Oliver, Joseph "King". Chimes Blues. Phonograph arrangement as played by King Oliver and his Jazz Band. Chicago, Melrose, 1923. Copyright no.: Epub 122601. Call no.: M1350.O.

Oliver, Joseph "King" and Louis Armstrong. Sugar Foot Stomp. Arranged by Donald Redman and Elmer Schoebel. Chicago, Melrose Bros., [1925], Copyright no.: E620867. Call no.: M1350.O.

Pinkard, Maceo. Make Those Naughty Eyes Behave. Orchestration by C.E. Wheeler. New York, Edward B. Marks, 1925. Copyright no.: E613597. Call no.: M1350.P.

Pinkard, Maceo. Say! Who Is that Baby Doll? An Arthur Lange arrangement. New York, Leo Feist, 1925. Copyright no.: E627168. Call no.: M1350.P.

Pinkard, Maceo. Sweet Man. An Arthur Lange arrangement. New York, Leo Feist, 1925. Copyright no.: E623509. Call no.: M1350.P.

Pinkard, Maceo. Stock Yard Blues. Arr. by William Schulz. New York, Leo Feist, 1918. Copyright no.: E418204. Call no.: M1350.P. [A very early arrangement, with strings as well as the standard dance-band instruments.]

Rose, Fred, and Abe Lyman. Don't Somebody Want Somebody to Love? Exclusive arrangement by Arthur Lange. New York, Shapiro, Bernstein, 1927. Copyright no.: E660747. Call no.: M1350.R.

Senter, Boyd. Four Wheel Break. Arranged by Mel Stitzel. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1927. Copyright no.: E666123. Call no.: M1350.S.

Senter, Boyd. Lucky Break. Arranged by Mel Stitzel. Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, 1926. Copyright no.: E652960. Call no.: M1350.S.

Shields, Larry, and H.W. Ragas. Clarinet Marmalade. One Step, Two Step, or Trot. Arr. by Leroy Walker. New York, Leo Feist, 1919. Copyright no.: E443334. Call no.: M1350.S.

Sisson, J. "Kenn". Bell Hoppin' Blues. Arranged by J. Kenn Sisson. New York, Leo Feist, 1925. Copyright no.: E629603. Call no.: M1350.S.

Tarto, Joe. Black Horse Stomp. Arranged by the composer. New York, Triangle Music Pub. Co., 1926. Copyright no.: E636041. Call no.: M1350.T.

Tierney, Harry. Rio Rita. A Frank E. Barry arrangement. New York, Leo Feist, 1927. Copyright no.: E655759. Call no.: M1350.T.

Walker, Dan. Glory! Glory! Glory! (I Want to be Glorified) A Broadway Spiritual / "Hit" of Grand Street Follies. "A Fantasie- Arrangement tinted blue by Phil Boutelje....This Melody, and Arrangement, is based on Negro Spirituals." New York, Edward B. Marks, 1925. Copyright no.: E619910. Call no.: M1350.W.

Waller, Thomas "Fats" & Jack Pettis. St. Louis Shuffle. Orch. scored by Al Goering. New York, Robbins-Engel, [1927]. Copyright no.: E661069. Call no.: M1350.W.

Warren, Harry. So This Is Venice. A modernized jazz adaptation of Ambroise Thomas' Carnival of Venice. Played and sung by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra... Edited and arranged by Ross Gorman. New York, Clarke & Leslie, [1923]. Copyright no.: E575100. Call no.: M1350.W.

Whiting, Richard A., and Ange Lorenzo. Sleepy Time Gal. Fox Trot for Orchestra. Arr. by William Schulz. Copyright no.: E626344. Call no.: M1350.W.

Williams, Spencer. Black Cat Luck. Arr. by William Schulz. New York, Leo Feist, 1922. Copyright no.: E554670. Call no.: M1350.W.

Winchester, Tom. My Sugarman. Arr. by William Schulz. New York, Leo Feist, 1923. Copyright no.: E561308. Call no.: M1350.W.