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Backdraft Backdraft
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Los Angeles-based jazz composer Jeff Jarvis composed this tuneful funk chart entitled Backdraft. This medium level chart has all the characteristics of Jarvis' best selling funk charts such as... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Backrow Politics Backrow Politics
Gordon Goodwin/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Peter Blair has adapted this chart for young players from Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chart and it sizzles, yet is accessible! A trumpet section feature with a straight-eighth groove, there are available... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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$8.00
Backrow Politics Backrow Politics
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

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... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
AAdvanced
$68.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Bad Bad
Michael Jackson/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Michael Jackson's early hits, Bad features a signature bass line and a strong melody. This instantly recognizable rock chart will sound great with limited rehearsal time and is playable with... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
Barbeque Sauce Barbeque Sauce
Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

This funk chart roars right from the beginning with an attention-grabbing introduction followed by blues-based melodies with a hip, funky feel. The solos are a piece of cake with only two chords or one scale... view details
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MMedium
$47.00
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$6.00
The Bari Thought of You The Bari Thought of You
Peter Blair - Heritage Music Press

A lush, rubato introduction sets up the infectious shuffle feel of this swingin' feature for baritone saxophone.  The solo is written or improvised and the arrangement features nice band licks and backgrounds,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$10.00
Bari, Bari Good! Bari, Bari Good! (Baritone Sax Feature)
Andy Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Here's a super chart to feature the sax player who hardly ever gets the "good" parts!  Your bari sax player will love getting some air time in this gospel-rock chart!  It includes an open solo section for the... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Beat It Beat It
Michael Jackson/arr. Dallas Burke - Jalen Publishing

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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$5.00
The Best of Sly and the Family Stone The Best of Sly and the Family Stone
arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Sly and the Family Stone was a pivotal funk band of the late 1960s pioneering a fusion of funk, rock and soul. Who can forget their landmark performance at Woodstock in 1969? This exciting medley of hits... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.50
Better Get Me a Plumber Better Get Me a Plumber
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Better Get Me a Plumber is a swingin', minor blues chart with a "Hit-the-Road-Jack" bass line. With modest range demands, it's for four or five trombones plus rhythm section. It features a slammin'... view details
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Combo 4 or 5 Trombones & Rhythm Section
MMedium
$32.00
Big Sky Big Sky
Dean Sorenson - Neil A Kjos Music Co

At about 180 bpm, Big Sky is an easy straight-eighth groove chart with open harmonies and lush colors. Everyone in the band gets a chance to play the melody... even the trombones! The features include... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$7.00
Birdland Birdland
Josef Zawinul/arr. John Higgins - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a solid, very playable arrangement of the modern jazz classic made famous by "Weather Report" and "Manhattan Transfer."  It includes a written solo for alto sax.  The strong groove and carefully notated... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Birdland Birdland
Josef Zawinul/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Just listen to this chart and you know you have to have it as Victor Lopez brings the original "Weather Report" version to life for jazz ensembles. All the ingredients are here, plus solo space (written or... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$9.00
Blackbird Blackbird
Lennon & McCartney/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$7.50
Blues for Miles Blues for Miles
Freddie Hubbard/arr. Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

Here's a great chart on Freddie Hubbard's Blues for Miles that really cooks! Freddie describes this tune as "hip hop funk" on the original CD also entitled "Blues for Miles." This solid arrangement... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Blurred Lines Blurred Lines
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Robin Thicke's megahit really lit up the airwaves and took the country by storm! This adaptation for younger jazz ensembles by Paul Murtha features the infectious dance groove and familiar riffs from the... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Bodysnatchers Bodysnatchers
Radiohead/arr. Fred Sturm - Sierra Music Publications

Bodysnatchers was released in 2007 on Radiohead's "In Rainbows" album. Fred Sturm's powerful arrangement captures the raw passion of Radiohead's version with unique harmonic variations, textural... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$67.00
Additional Score 
$13.00
Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody
Freddie Mercury/arr. Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Yes, this is for real! Queen's magnum opus, in a jazz language, orchestrated for big band, with jazz solos for Trombone (also cued in Trumpet 5/Flugelhorn) and Alto or Baritone Sax thrown in for good measure.... view details
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AAdvanced
$70.00
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$10.00
Boogie Down Boogie Down
Jarreau & Omartian/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Al Jarreau's signature tunes has been expertly adapted by Michael Sweeney for young jazz ensembles and it proves to be a great vehicle for young players!  The rhythms have been simplified, but the... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
 
$5.00
Boogie Lou Boogie Lou
Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is an upbeat chart! Composed and arranged by Paul Baker, this boogaloo groove which is blend of rock with a funky twist will have everyone tapping their feet. The groove will push the band forward and the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Boz Boz
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of Jeff Jarvis' infectious funk charts for big band, you'll love this medium difficulty original. This spirited chart is a tribute to the legendary... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
Brass Attack Brass Attack
Larry Barton - C L Barnhouse Company

Developing bands will really get into this driving rock chart that is solidly scored and sure to be a favorite with your band and audiences. Brass Attack includes minor/modal harmonies, an open solo... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Breakout Breakout
Bob Turner - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

This flexible instrumentation funk chart can be played as a 4, 5 or 6 horn combo. Extra parts are included so that the horn section can be mixed and matched to find the desired sound. This chart also includes... view details
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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MMedium
$35.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Brick House Brick House
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

It is absolutely impossible to find a funkier tune than this R&B hit from the 1970s courtesy of "The Commodores."  This chart has it all, from the trademark bass riff to the ensemble punches and melodic hooks.... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00