Best of Belwin Jazz: Young Jazz Collection
- Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
Here is a stellar collection of twelve outstanding jazz ensemble arrangements for the young jazz ensemble. Each chart is written by experienced educational jazz arrangers and composers in a variety of styles and tempos including swing, ballad, holiday, rock, pop and Latin. You do not want to be without this invaluable collection in your jazz library! The arrangements in this collection are written for full jazz ensemble instrumentation of five saxes, four trumpets, four trombones and four rhythm. It will also sound full and complete with reduced instrumentation of four saxes, three trumpets, two trombones and three rhythm. Optional additional parts are available for flute, clarinet, horn in F, baritone horn T.C./tenor sax, and tuba. The rhythm section parts offer suggestions for rhythms, piano chord voicings, and guitar chord frames. All arrangements include suggested solos. The conductor's book includes full-length CD recordings of all titles. Titles include: Cantaloupe Island; Sing, Sing, Sing; Moondance; My Funny Valentine; Count Bubba's Revenge; Sambaeando; Stompin' at the Savoy; Big Band Holiday; Grooved Pavement; Now What; Drummin' Man and Swingin' Shanty.