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Strange Flower - Zipa! / Spoot Music, October, 2010
12 songs penned by each of the players, inspired by the lonely echo of train whistles at night, scientific findings on bees from Harper’s Magazine, and covering genres from micro-Big Band to Gospel, Bluegrass to Balkan, Whimsical Jazz to Nocturnal Funk. Chris Stromquist on Drums.
Agora (Denio) / La Luce Azzura (Lurie) / Der Nister (Lurie) / Blue Cashews (Richerson) / Song for Marjorie (Tiptons) / I Klaxon della Notte (Denio) / Locking Horns (Richerson) / Impish (Lurie) / Inner Pippi (Orfield) / Sheltering Storm (Denio) / Slide Over Baby (Orfield) / Strange Flowers (Denio)

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Tiptons Sax Quartet: Strange Flower




Laws of Motion - Zipa! / Spoot Music, July, 2008
11 songs penned and arranged by the Tiptons ~ from Afrobeat to Algerian rai music, dreamscape soundscapes with haunting vocals, luscious original jazz, rhythms from Macedonia, a gorgeous anthem, and 2 covers - of a Pugliese tarantella, and a Amis Tribe (Taiwan) song to console all the spirits around us. Recorded in Minneapolis on their free day during a midwest tour. Chris Stromquist on drums.
Fallout (Lurie) / Raisa (Denio) / Sind' (Gabriella Schiavone, arr. Denio) / Number Six (Lurie) / Yugo A Go Go (arr. Lurie) / The Shop of Wild Dreams (Lurie) / Jumpstop (Richerson) / Anthem (Lurie) / Laws of Motion (Lurie) / Marjan (Denio) / Mi Yo Mei (Traditional Taiwanese, arr. Denio)

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TIPTONS SAX QUARTET: Laws of Motion




Drive - Zipa! / Spoot Music, October, 2005
10 songs recorded during Hurricane Katrina, with guest artist Spoonman on 'Gemini Rising'. Leather jazz, Italian whistling, more whimsical jazz, the old Loisada vibe, Percussion Orchestral Latin, Funk, Second Line and Tango. Elizabeth Pupo Walker on percussion and electronics.
Beppo's To Ballard (Richerson) / Zemrude (Denio/Calvino) / SnoDog (Lurie) / Ro (Stone) / Alma (Pupo Walker) / Hands Down (Lurie) / 12 Days (Orfield) / Drive (Denio) / Bye, Hoolie (Denio) / Gemini Rising (T. Dagradi, arr Lurie)

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TIPTONS SAX QUARTET & DRUMS: Drive




Tsunami - Zipa! / Spoot Music, March, 2004
11 songs with inspiration ranging from tango to italian, circular funk, soundtrack for a Russian film, Klezmer, Armenian, Jazz and Balkan styles. Powerhouse & The Penguin by genius Raymond Scott. Elizabeth Pupo Walker on percussion and electronics.
Darling, Please Don't Wake Me (Denio) / Salvatore (Denio/Doring) / Powerhouse (Scott) / Calder's Circus (Lurie) / Sleepytown (Orfield) / Sahel (Dato, arr. Lurie) / Gypsy Wedding (Lurie) / The Pengiun (Scott) / I Will Be Sadder (Denio) / After Before (Stone) / Crni Vlak (Balkan, arr Lurie)

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THE TIPTONS: Tsunami





Music Scores:

12 Days (Sue Orfield)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Anthem (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Beppo's To Ballard (Tina Richerson)
Concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Beppos to Ballard (Richerson)

Blue Cashews (Tina Richerson)
Individual parts (hard copy only)
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Blue Cashews (Richerson)

Boise (Amy Denio)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Bye Hoolie (Amy Denio)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
Singing optional.
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Calder's Circus (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Der Nister (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Drive (Amy Denio)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Fallout (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Fat Bearded Lady
(Courtney von Drehle, arr. Denio)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 soprano/tenor, 1 alto, 1 tenor, and baritone)
Incredible piece!
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Gemini Rising (Tony Degradi, arr. Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Gypsy Wedding (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Hands Down (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Harlem Nocturne (Earle Hagen, arr. Denio)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors and baritone)
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Impish (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Inner Pippi (Sue Orfield)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Jumpstop (Tina Richerson)
Individual parts (hard copy only)
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Jumpstop (Richerson)

Laws of Motion (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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La Luce (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
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Locking Horns (Tina Richerson)
Individual parts (hard copy only)
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Locking Horns (Richerson)

More Love (Tina Richerson)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
More Love (Richerson)

Non Lo So, Polo (Amy Denio)
Wind Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 Bb Clarinet, 2 tenor saxes, 1 baritone sax)
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Number Six (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Powerhouse (Raymond Scott, arr. Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Salvatore (Amy Denio/Chip Doring)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Sax House
(Marjorie de Muynck)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Shop of Wild Dreams (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Sleepytown (Sue Orfield)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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Slide Over Baby (Sue Orfield)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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SnoDog (Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(1 alto, 2 tenors, and baritone)
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Yugo A-go A-go (trad. arr. Jessica Lurie)
Sax Quartet concert score and individual parts
(2 altos, 1 tenor, and baritone)
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