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Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 2 Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 2
Mike Carubia & Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

This is an essential book for jazz ensemble auditions, recitals, festivals, and lessons including 20 etudes based on the chord changes to popular jazz standards so players can learn to improvise over the... view details

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Rhythm Section Workshop for Jazz Directors Rhythm Section Workshop for Jazz Directors
Shelly Berg, Lou Fischer, Fred Hamilton and Steve Houghton - Alfred Music Publishing

The energy core of any jazz ensemble or combo is the rhythm section! It radiates the groove, time and essence of the music. This outstanding and comprehensive series includes introductions, explanations and... view details
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The Entertainer The Entertainer
Scott Joplin/arr. Clark - Alfred Music Publishing

This classic piece of ragtime music is now cleverly scored for the keyboard percussion ensemble!  Using two xylophone and three marimba parts, the arrangement displays the true style of the ragtime era and... view details
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Percussion Ensemble 
MMedium
$16.95
12 Trios 12 Trios
Terence J. O'Grady - Grand Mesa Music

Twelve original trios for mixed and matched ensembles or small concert bands with incomplete instrumentation. Titles include: Intrada; Military Air; Mysterioso; Serenade; Syncopated Swing; Blue Funk;... view details
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C Treble Clef Instruments Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$10.00
Bb Instruments Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$10.00
Eb Instruments Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$10.00
F Instruments Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$10.00
Instruments in Bass Clef Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$14.00
String Me Along String Me Along
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

Embark on an exciting jazz adventure with this fantastic swing chart for strings and drum set. Incredible harmonies mimic a modern jazz orchestra as the music moves through shout choruses, break strains, and... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Rock Bottom Boogie Rock Bottom Boogie
Robert Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robert's new blues shuffle is a fun jazz ensemble-style tune, that lets your string orchestra perform something a little different.  Easy swing rhythms in a comfortable key and tempo make it accessible for... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
EEasy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
"D" Jam Blues "D" Jam Blues
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Written with optional drum set, this simple swing chart provides a wonderful opportunity for students to explore jazz without a great deal of technical demands. No solos in this one; just straight-ahead fun... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Optional 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Brazilian Spice Brazilian Spice
Cathy Morris - FJH Music Company Inc

Transform your orchestra into a Latin band with this burnin' jazz samba. Featuring solo violin (electric or acoustic) along with full rhythm section, this chart centers on a blues-like melody with traditional... view details
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String Orchestra with Rhythm Section
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
String Groove String Groove (Ideas for Improvising)
Edgar Gabriel - String Groove Publishing

String Groove is for string students, teachers and professionals who want to learn to improvise. It can also work for other musical instruments. If you combine the violin, viola and cello books, each... view details
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Reading Key Jazz Rhythms Reading Key Jazz Rhythms
Fred Lipsius - Advance Music

This Book/CD combination of 24 easy to medium level jazz etudes and 24 simplified guide tone versions is ideal for learning the basic language of jazz, swing phrasing, and articulation. All etudes are based on... view details
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Cole Porter Songs for String Quartet Cole Porter Songs for String Quartet
RABSON, M - Hal Leonard Corporation

Take your ensemble back to the 1930s with these lively Cole Porter show tunes arranged for string quartet. Written in 1934 as the title song for his Depression-era Broadway musical, Anything Goes has a... view details
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String Quartet 
$22.99
I Got Rhythm I Got Rhythm
George Gershwin/arr. Ligon - Alfred Music Publishing

Classic jazz for the string orchestra!  The introduction allows the strings to become a percussion ensemble improvising or playing the notated rhythms and building intensity with separate entrances for each... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$60.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
New Orleans Blues New Orleans Blues
arr. Bert Ligon - Alfred Music Publishing

New Orleans is a destination for tourists and the Mississippi River, but it is also the headstream of much of jazz and blues music. This is a setting of two great traditional New Orleans melodies, Joe... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Summertime Summertime (Charlie Parker with Strings)
George Gershwin/arr. Jimmy Carroll - Jazz Lines Publications

This arrangement of Summertime was recorded in 1949 for the first "Charlie Parker with Strings" recording session. This chart, arranged by Jimmy Carroll, features solo alto saxophone along with 3... view details
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Mixed Ensemble (Jazz Studio Ensemble)
AAdvanced
$50.00
Mixed Ensemble Additional Score
$25.00
Ezz-Thetic Ezz-Thetic (Charlie Parker with Strings)
George Russell - Jazz Lines Publications

The "Charlie Parker with Strings" album arranged by Jimmy Carroll was so successful that a touring ensemble was put together for concerts. Examination of the arrangements in the Charlie Parker with Strings... view details
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Mixed Ensemble (Jazz Studio Ensemble)
AAdvanced
$50.00
Mixed Ensemble Additional Score
$25.00
Just Friends Just Friends (Charlie Parker with Strings)
John Klenner/arr. Jimmy Carroll - Jazz Lines Publications

Though Charlie Parker received quite a bit of criticism during his lifetime for making his "with Strings" recordings, they are now universally recognized as masterpieces. Parker's idea was to bridge the gap... view details
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Mixed Ensemble (Jazz Studio Ensemble)
AAdvanced
$50.00
Mixed Ensemble Additional Score
$25.00
How to Play Bass in a Big Band How to Play Bass in a Big Band
Jeff Campbell - Kendor Music, Inc.

Improvisation is at the heart of jazz, but knowing how to play stylistically correct in a jazz ensemble is also a necessity. This book offers tips, suggestions, examples and a play along CD to help players put... view details
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Bossa Verde Bossa Verde
Bert Ligon - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's a passionate bossa nova over very familiar chord changes for string ensemble and rhythm section. This piece is accessible for younger players and interesting for the experienced players. Counterpoint is... view details
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String Orchestra, Percussion Required 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$7.00
Out of Nowhere Out of Nowhere
Edward Heyman/arr. Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

How often does an orchestra get to experience a bossa nova?  Now, this arrangement gives them a chance.  This Latin style has been nicely arranged for strings by John Caponegro.  Optional solos for all... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Strollin' Strollin'
Murray Mason - Fat Dog Music

Here's a bright and catchy chart. Although the melody and harmony lines are found in the Acoustic Guitar 1 and 2 parts, Guitar 3 plays the pivotal role in this piece – the chart is founded on a memorable... view details
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Everything Happens to Me Everything Happens to Me (Jazz Studio Ensemble)
Matt Dennis & Tom Adair/arr. Jimmy Carroll - Jazz Lines Publications

Though Charlie Parker received quite a bit of criticism during his lifetime for making his "with Strings" recordings, they are now universally recognized as masterpieces. Parker's idea was to bridge the gap... view details
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Mixed Ensemble (Jazz Studio Ensemble)
MMedium
$50.00
Mixed Score Additional Score
$25.00
Entertainer Entertainer
Scott Joplin/Caponegro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Now your strings can play the world's most famous ragtime tune! First Violins use some basic third and fifth position, but it is not too difficult. The syncopated "ragtime fee" is sure to improve your group's... view details
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Blue Ox Blues Blue Ox Blues
Dean Sorenson - Neil A Kjos Music Co

A great choice for introducing jazz to your string orchestra! In D Major!  The optional rhythm section and auxiliary percussion will invigorate your ensemble, and the optional solo and improvisation section... view details
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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Perfectly Natural Perfectly Natural
Thom Sharp - Sharp Mountain Music

Here's a great hard-grooving straight-eighth piece in 7/8 time. Optional rhythm parts are provided. Use as an ensemble piece or feature a soloist. ... view details
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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00