Welcome to the UNT Jazz Studies chart hub! Here you can find recordings and links to newly published compositions and arrangements from: The Gene Puerling Special Collection (Housed at UNT’s Willis Library) Student and Faculty writers for: One O'clock lab band, UNT Jazz Singers and Other UNT Jazz Ensembles

Emily - Arr. Gene Puerling

SAATBB Vocal Jazz Ensemble

This stunning a cappella ballad arrangement of the Johnny Mandel/Johnny Mercer song “Emily” was penned in 1971 for The Singers Unlimited and still holds up as one of the most beautiful Gene Puerling charts ever written! It was recorded on their debut album, “A Cappella” (and contained in the “Magic Voices” box set). This is NOT a transcription, but an authentic edition created from the handwritten manuscript of Gene Puerling. The majority of this piece is...

One More Time Chuck Corea - Gene Puerling

This wordless, instrumentally-inspired piece was composed in May 1979 by Gene Puerling and recorded by The Singers Unlimited on their album A Cappella III (and contained in the Magic Voices box set). This is NOT a transcription, but an authentic edition created from the handwritten manuscript of Gene Puerling. The influence of Chick Corea is found in the simple repetitive harmonies and driving rhythms. Two vocalists are featured melodically throughout the piece (with melodic line inspired by...

Round Midnight - Arr. Gene Puerling

SAATBB Vocal Jazz Ensemble

This haunting arrangement of Thelonious Monk’s “Round Midnight” was penned in 1975 for The Singers Unlimited with vocals arranged by Gene Puerling and instrumental parts by Clare Fischer. It was recorded on their album A Special Blend (and contained in the Magic Voices box set). This is NOT a transcription, but an authentic edition created from the handwritten manuscripts of Gene Puerling and Clare Fischer. The vocal parts divide into up to eight parts at...

Sesame Street – Arr. Gene Puerling

This swinging rendition of the theme from the children’s hit television show was arranged in 1971 by Gene Puerling and recorded by The Singers Unlimited with the Oscar Peterson Trio on their album In Tune (and contained in the Magic Voices box set). This is NOT a transcription, but an authentic edition created from the handwritten manuscript of Gene Puerling. The fun-loving nature of the song is maintained from the original television show theme song, with up to six parts in the ensemble...