• COMMISSIONS

Commission Norman David for a composition or arrangement.

Click CONTACT link to the right to get information, scheduling and rates.

• Jazz Big Band (Instrumental) • Jazz Big Band (w/vocal)
• Small Jazz Group (trio, quartet, quintet, etc.)
• Solo Instrument/Solo Instrument & Piano (modern classical)
• Concert Band • Symphonic Wind Symphony • Wind Ensemble

 

Upcoming Commissions/World Premieres:

GUITAR SONATA

commissioned by Dave Bozenhard

2017 - date  and location TBA

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Past World Premieres:

Giant Steps (John Coltrane)

Arranged for big band by Norman David

(For Ben Schachter)

commissioned by

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Terell Stafford, Artistic Director

December 3, 2016 - Perelman Theater

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (English traditional)

Arranged for big band by Norman David

(inspired by Tim Warfield's performance on his album A Jazzy Christmas)

commissioned by

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Terell Stafford, Artistic Director

December 19, 2015 - Perelman Theater

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OUTSETS for flute and guitar

commissioned by Dave Bozenhard

November 12, 2015 - Philadelphia Ethical Society

Katie Ambacher, flute & Dave Bozenhard, guitar

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ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET (Fields, McHugh)

THE MAN I LOVE (Gershwins)

Arranged for big band and vocal by Norman David

commissioned by The Temple University Jazz Band

Terell Stafford, Artistic Director

May 5, 2014 - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, NYC

and recorded on the album:

Dear Dizzy: A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie (BCM+D Records)

Temple University Jazz Band w/Jimmy Heath and Jon Faddis

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FOUR STORIES FOR REAL

commissioned by The Temple University Wind Symphony

Emily Threinen, Conductor

March 26, 2014

Temple University Performing Arts Center

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CANDY (Kramer, David, Whitney)

Arranged for big band with trumpet feature by Norman David

commissioned by

The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Terell Stafford, Artistic Director

Preview: April 30, 2013 - Philadelphia City Hall Plaza

World premiere: Jan. 7, 2014 - Verizon Hall, Philadelphia