License free music for the field

Jonathan's original collection of marching band field shows, available only through Jonathan Martin Music with no additional licensing fees. Preview the music below and find the right show for your ensemble.


All Original, Performance Ready

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American Letters (Grade 3)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"American Letters" was written to honor the armed service men, women, and families in our communities. With familiar service songs weaved throughout this original work, it's sure to be not only a crowd pleaser, but a quick crowd favorite at any home game or marching festival.

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Mission Apollo (Grade 1)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"Mission Apollo" is an addition to our newest series of Grade 1 Marching band shows. Mission Apollo explores the very first NASA spaceship launch (the Apollo Mission) from its launch on earth to its arrival on the moon. With unforgettable quotes from the mission's captain, Neil Armstrong, your audience won't soon forget this show.

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Beyond The Chain Link (Grade 2)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

Percussion by Lewis S. Renegar

"Beyond the Chain Link" is the classic "The Grass is Always Greener" story.  Originally commissioned by the Pride of Galena HS Band, this show has endless opportunities for visuals and props. Add the kids to this outstanding show and you'll be set for an amazing season!

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Stars (Grade 1)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"Stars" is a riveting show from beginning to end! With strong melodic material forming this three movement show cohesively together, the show is not only a great educational tool for students, but also an exciting show for any occasion. Jonathan's integration of storytelling sound FX with his exhilarating score make for a general effect packed show for any band!

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Shapes! (Grade 2)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"Shapes!" is an exploration into the ordinary objects of our every day lives. With 3 movements appropriately entitled "Squares, Triangles, & Circles", the music of this show complements the visual elements provided. A great crowd pleaser for any contest or Friday night football game!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Grade 1)

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Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" follows a caterpillar's journey from birth through emergence from the chrysalis into a beautiful butterfly. This story show is simplistic in design, but full of memorable musical moments and scored as a true Grade 1 selection with no dotted rhythms and achievable ranges for all instruments. This memorable show is a great programming selection for small bands and young groups alike!

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Walls (Grade 1)

Designed and Composed by Jonathan T. Martin

"Walls" is a fantastic musical production from our Grade 1 Young Band Series. The concept is easy for members to grasp hold of and perform but is also memorable for audience members. Integration of props and visuals is easy as the show has been left open ended for any design team to take hold of and run with!

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