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arranging clinics & ensemble workshops 

Commissions/Custom Arrangements 
featuring the strengths of your ensemble 

Production Consultation 
albums, large

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JEN 2016

I've been invited to present my "Art of the Intro" presentation at the Jazz Education Network's 2016 Conference!

Intros are one of my favorite topics. They're also one of the most often overlooked & undervalued opportunities we have as…

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Upcoming Projects

February is shaping up to be quite a busy month -

I just finished up a big band arrangement for Stefon Harris, expanding the 8-horn chart I did for him on his song Ellison's Song this past summer. I'm…Read more

Maxwell Tree Music Sale

Scott Arcangel is our featured writer this month! Shop now thru November 30th at and get 10% off all charts arranged or composed by Scott, using coupon code NOVARC10 at checkout!

Featured writer on MTM

We are happy to announce that Scott Arcangel is currently the featured writer on Maxwell Tree Music’s homepage!

Jay Leno!

Not that I'm one to gush over celebrities… but opening for a Jay Leno show tonight was pretty cool. Actually, the hang after the gig was REALLY cool. Jay was telling stories about being a young standup on the road, touring…

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New England Tour/Writing on the Bus

On the road in Vermont, Maine & Massachusetts with the Jazz Knights this week, and man I just love arranging music while I'm on the road... such a rush. Writing a chart on the bus/hotel, running it on the sound…

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Stefon Harris

Had a great opportunity to meet and work with Stefon Harris this week, and the pleasure of arranging several of his songs – including the world premiere of “Ellison’s Song” which Stefon wrote for his son. The performance was at…

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Maxwell Tree Music

We’re happy to announce that Scott Arcangel has just been added as an arranger at Maxwell Tree Music – featuring several previously unpublished big band charts!