Below are free lead sheets for several of Roberta’s compositions in the jazz idiom. All downloads are PDF files. For larger ensemble scores, contact Roberta.
Speak, Memory Download this jazz blues burner with an asymetrical head, the title track from Roberta’s CD, Speak, Memory; also recorded on the Sharp Five CD, Intersect, and the Alternating Current CD, I’m Back In Therapy And It’s All Your Fault
Empty House Download a piano lead sheet for this haunting ballad, released on Roberta’s 2011 CD, Sides, Colors, which features Roberta’s arrangements for strings, winds and trio.
Degree Absolute is a bizarrely funky organ/piano escapade in polyrhythmic (17/16) time. Released on Roberta’s 2011 CD, Sides, Colors, which also features Roberta’s arrangements for strings, winds and trio.
Claude’s Claude Download this challenging angular changeless tune in the style of early Chick/Beirach with free blowing section. A composition for Roberta’s cat, released on the CD Love and Beauty with drummer Billy Mintz and bassist Ratzo Harris on Thirteenth Note Records.
Alone, Alone Download a leadsheet for this Tristano-esque line on the chord changes to “Alone, Together”, recorded with Rufus Reid and Billy Hart on the Japanese release September of Tears and on Love and Beauty on Thirteenth Note Records.
For Uncle Harvey An audience favorite, this slow jazz waltz is dedicated to the memory of Harvey Nelson. Released on the 2001 September of Tears on the Japanese label Meldac and the 2007 Love and Beauty on Thirteenth Note Records.