James Brown had many great hits, and this one translates into a funky jazz band chart that's sure to be a favorite. Set at around 116 bpm, it exudes all the soul and funk of the Godfather of Soul
With a cool groove at a moderate tempo, Late to Lunch is a laid-back and soulful funk chart that will get your band groovin' hard in the friendly key of B-flat. The features include a
This straight-ahead jazz rocker stays extremely playable while delivering lots of fun for the band. At around 140 bpm, the melody is first stated by a funky written tenor sax solo which is later
Crank it up to 10! Power chords, a boogaloo style, simple changes, and a driving tempo all add up to a chart that will please players and audiences alike! Also featured is a great breakdown section
Blame It on the Disco begins with a slow rubato introduction, then breaks into a very hip funk style featuring a relaxed groove at around 108 bpm. The improvised solo section features alto
Here's an original funk/rock tune that delivers some serious attitude! With a kickin' bass line doubled in the bass trombone and bari sax, this gets funky at the top and just never stops. The solo
Tim Fisher's original tune is the epitomy of groovy! It's Cool in Vegas features a boogaloo/jazz rock feel with a couple of measures of swing at the end of sections to make it a really hip
Black Sabbath's rock classic has been a student favorite for many marching bands through the years and makes a great jazz band chart that rocks with some serious attitude! From the opening hard rock
From the best-selling album of all time, Thriller, this rock classic from Michael Jackson makes a superb jazz band tune your students and audiences will enjoy. The brass get a chance to shine in a
Here's a unique chart that really works! You'll love the chance to showcase some extreme dynamic contrasts with your group as they go from soft to rockin' the auditorium on this classic tune from the White
Close to the original, but somewhat simplified, this burning rocker from the Maynard Ferguson library really sizzles with a driving intensity! The lead trumpet goes up to high D with a couple high E's
This funk/rock hit from Michael Jackson's 1987 Bad album was re-done by the group Alien Ant Farm to hit the charts decades later. The optional solo section features room for trumpet and/or trombone
Funkyness oozes from this original rock chart! Laid back throughout, but aggressive with soulful licks, this chart is sure to have your bass player's head rockin'. There's room for improvised solos by
This original funk chart hits the sweet spot of grooviness that's just right for high school jazz ensembles. The solo section includes space for a tenor sax soloist with a written or improvised
This funky hit from Michael Jackson's Off the Wall album translates into a groovin' jazz chart everyone will enjoy. With lots of tasty licks for the winds and very playable grooves for the rhythm section,
The fourth single from the "Thriller" album, this Michael Jackson tune stays funky, soulful and fun to play from top to bottom. The features include short written or ad-lib solos for alto sax, tenor sax and
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