There are multiple versions:

Noir (2014)

big band featuring alto saxophone 

Duration: 4’30”

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Earshot Jazz Festival, featuring Grace Kelly, alto saxophone
Winner of the 2014 Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra composition contest

Noir (2014)

big band featuring soprano sax and alto sax

1 Soprano sax, 1 Alto sax, 2 Tenor sax, 1 Baritone sax, 4 Trumpets in Bb, 4 Trombones in Bb, 1 Percussion (tubular bells, glockenspiel, tam-tam, bass drum), Piano, Electric guitar, Electric bass, Drums

Duration: 4’30”

Click HERE  to view PDF of the score.

Noir was premiered by the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dave Rivello April 2014. 

Noir (2013)

soprano sax, electric guitar, electric bass, and drums 

Duration: 4′

Click HERE to view PDF of the score.


Colin Gordon, soprano saxophone
Wendy Eisenberg, electric guitar
Tyrone Allen, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums