Metroliner, with its 16th-note contemporary groove, portrays the chugging and propulsive feel of a train ride through America's northeast corridor. This uniquely funky programmatic chart was
Bob Washut's Beneath the Mask is a very enjoyable, somewhat ECM-style chart for proficient groups that features an even-eighth jazz waltz style that highlights lead alto and guitar
Unavailable for many years, this outstanding and challenging composition for advanced jazz ensembles is back in print! It was originally recorded by Maynard Ferguson on the It's My Time album and features
This Steely Dan rocker was arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), and is worthy of any band's library. In typical Sturm fashion, the beginning of FM is a kaleidoscope of independent fragments
Here's Gordon Goodwin's slow, funky version of the holiday classic that's very clever with the initial melody line played by bass trombone and bari sax. The tempo is 110 bpm, it has soprano sax
This is the show closer that will bring down the house! The main groove is a funky boogaloo at about 103 bpm, plus a band chant, a swing section, and a gospel feel. Flexible solo space with written
Rippin' 'n Runnin' is a funky chart at about 176 beats per minute with a classic Gordon Goodwin piano introduction. This chart has solo space for alto 1, tenors 1 and 2, trumpet 4 and trombone 1.
It's funky with all the Big Phat Band attributes and it's fairly tough to play, but hey, it's Gordon and you know it will be a hot chart if you have the horses! The opening lick for piano is really hot and
Slow, bluesy and vampy! Here's the title chart as recorded on Gordon Goodwin's CD The Phat Pack. Things to enjoy: it's kind of greasy, it's full of twists and turns, calls for brass plunger
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, here's a showcase for the trumpet section! The groove is straight eighths with a funky feel and there's solo space for all trumpets, but the solos can be
A Gordon Goodwin vocal chart! In addition to the vocal part, there are optional solo feature parts for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet or trombone for added flexibility. Gordon has conceived this chart with
Gordon Goodwin's Hunting Wabbits 2 will provide all the challenge any band needs as they explore this tongue-in-cheek musical adventure that is well worth the effort! The groove is straight eighths
This Gordon Goodwin chart on the classic funk rock tune Play That Funky Music is a showcase for your lead alto saxophone soloist from start to finish. This one demands a contemporary alto sax
Gordon Goodwin is one of the hottest writers on the big band scene today. His Big Phat Band is modern, hip, exciting, fresh and captivating to see and hear. This chart is the real thing as performed and
Listed in Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz and recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra on their Central Park North album, this great collaboration between Jerome Richardson and Thad Jones
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