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After Sunset After Sunset
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

This tasty rock ballad will feature your budding alto saxophone or trumpet star in the best possible way. The fully scored ensemble sections compliment the gorgeous theme, and provide a solid foundation for... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Afternoon Afternoon
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed chart in the style of that famous Neal Hefti swing ballad! The arrangement is subtle and easy to play, and there are not a lot of pieces by Pat Metheny that... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Angel Eyes Angel Eyes
Matt Dennis/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a natural pairing of ballad style with an exceptional standard as a tenor saxophone feature. Beautifully arranged, this chart features lush harmonies, a double-time swing section, and a nice sax... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$11.00
Back in Time Back in Time
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and Back in Time is no exception. Featuring a flugelhorn or trumpet soloist throughout on a written-out solo with chords included for improvisation,

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MMedium
$55.00
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$10.00
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones/arr. John Denton - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This wonderful jazz standard by Thad Jones moves smoothly through a few styles - first as a ballad, then as a moderate jazz waltz, then as a bossa in four, and back to the jazz waltz feel - all the while... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.

Composed and arranged by Thad Jones, this is an absolutely gorgeous ballad in 3/4 that is a "must" for any good jazz library! It's one of the most "tasteful" jazz charts ever written!... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Georgia on My Mind Georgia on My Mind
Hoagy Carmichael/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

This enduring standard by Hoagy Carmichael continues to sound fresh year after year.  This easy setting hints at the great Ray Charles' recording, with its lush harmonies and bluesy ballad style.  Short solos... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Here's that Rainy Day Here's that Rainy Day
Jimmy Van Heusen/arr. Dee Barton - Sierra Music Publications

The famous version as performed by the Stan Kenton Band!

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
In a Sentimental Mood In a Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a chart that everyone should get to know!  Duke Ellington's classic ballad is the perfect opportunity to feature your star tenor sax player.  With flowing melodies and a lush orchestration, this is the... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Misty Misty
Erroll Garner/arr. Terry White - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Perhaps one of the most familiar jazz standards of all time, this easy but effective chart has a laid-back swing feel. The tempo is 90 bpm with written solos for alto 1 and trumpet 1, and the lead trumpet... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$8.00
Moon River Moon River
Henry Mancini/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Henry Mancini's beautiful melody has a graceful, lovely quality that makes it wonderful to play.  Your young jazz ensemble will take naturally to the 3/4 feel and rich harmonies that make this chart a real... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
My Funny Valentine My Funny Valentine
Richard Rodgers/arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have ballad feature for alto saxophone. Let your alto player (or trumpet...parts provided for either) shine on... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$11.00
My Funny Valentine My Funny Valentine
Richard Rodgers/arr. Mike Smukal - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart gave the jazz world this beautiful ballad, and arranger Mike Smukal sets it as a lush trumpet or flugelhorn solo feature. The entire solo is notated and can effectively be... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$9.00
Over the Rainbow Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Do you have two trumpet players to showcase? Here is a ballad everybody knows, scored as a trumpet duet feature. Everything is written, no improvised solos, the lead trumpet range is to C above the staff and... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$11.00
Prayer Meetin' Prayer Meetin'
Matt Harris - Kendor Music, Inc.

Feature a young pianist with this gospel style ballad. The solo is entirely notated except for a short section where the pianist needs to improvise over an easy 4-bar sequence. The slow, infectious groove is... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Pure Imagination Pure Imagination (from "Wille Wonka and the Chocolate Factory")
Bricusse & Newley/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

If you haven't heard this gorgeous ballad from "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," now is the time. A sensational and easy-to-play alto sax solo feature, this arrangement is scored with lush harmonies... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$11.00
Round Midnight Round Midnight
Monk & Williams/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Dave Wolpe sets this timeless and beautiful Cootie Williams and Thelonious Monk classic as a flugelhorn feature. The band and soloist get to stretch out some in a double time interlude before returning to the... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$12.00
Samantha Samantha
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally written for and played by Bud Shank, this showpiece for alto sax features a wide dynamic range and calls for a soft, smooth approach to background figures. Although written solo lines are provided... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00
The Shadow of Your Smile The Shadow of Your Smile
Johnny Mandel/arr. Roy Phillippe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Every now and then it comes along, a ballad so hauntingly beautiful that it may just be the highlight of your concert! This is one such gem. After a solo piano introduction, the familiar minor melody is gently... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most
Tommy Wolf/arr. Kris Berg - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's an outstanding Kenton-style ballad that showcases the lead trombone and the trombone section.  The chart builds during a 12/8 section that makes it an even stronger choice as an excellent ballad... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
What a Wonderful World What a Wonderful World
Douglas & Weiss/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Giving your beginning band great tunes like this to play will turn them on to jazz forever! You just can't beat the appeal of the tune Louis Armstrong made so famous, and it's surely stood the test of time.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
When I Fall in Love When I Fall in Love
Victor Young/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Show off the sensitive side of your band with this ensemble ballad with no featured soloist.  There is a brief 4-bar written trumpet melody.  Otherwise, it's all ensemble blend with a lush texture, a... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$10.00