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As If to Say Goodbye As If to Say Goodbye
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Beautifully melodic and very approachable, this lush ballad features your star trumpet or alto sax soloist.  A beautifully written melody and fully scored backgrounds make this a perfect chart for a young... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Autumn Mist Autumn Mist
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Autumn Mist features your aspiring trumpet/flugelhorn or alto sax soloist in a gorgeous rock-ballad setting. The solo parts are entirely notated, and the ensemble sections provide contrast by... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$6.00
Chase the Clouds Away Chase the Clouds Away
Chuck Mangione/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Need a pretty ballad?  This is ideal for younger players as arranged by Mike Lewis. It has plenty of unisons and harmonies in thirds with no individual solos and the 1st trumpet range goes only to written,... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
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
$48.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Don't Stop Believin' Don't Stop Believin'
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the group Journey, this powerful rock ballad from 1981 has enjoyed renewed popularity thanks to the hit TV series "Glee" as well as multiple uses in film and even on Broadway. Sure to be a hit with... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
A Gentle Touch A Gentle Touch
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

This just might be the best laid-back jazz ballad to come along since Li'l Darlin'! After a short intro, the melody is played by a quartet made up of your best players... trumpet, alto, tenor and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
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
$35.00
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$5.00
God Bless the Child God Bless the Child
Herzog & Holiday/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's the trombone solo/section feature you've been looking for!  This great jazz standard, first popularized by co-writer and singer Billie Holiday, is an ideal solo/soli vehicle for trombones.  Sammy's... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
 
$5.00
Grace Grace
Jones & Lubbock/arr. Quincy Jones & Sammy Nestico - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

From the acclaimed CD "Basie & Beyond" comes this emotional ballad for tenor or soprano sax that will touch the hearts of performers and audiences alike.  Lush chords and a tender piano introduction set the... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$9.00
Harlem Nocturne Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Every aspiring jazz player is familiar with this haunting ballad that achieved notoriety as the theme song for television's "Mike Hammer" series. While not a feature ballad, the saxophone section takes the... 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!" ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$42.00
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$10.00
If I Could Fly If I Could Fly
Mike Smukal - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Feature your tenor sax soloist on this lush ballad that has a hint of Latin. This chart weaves and contrasts minor and major harmonies and is a superb chart for developing players with the lead trumpet range... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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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
$46.00
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$9.00
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
$45.00
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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
$48.00
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$9.00
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
$55.00
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$10.00
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
Samantha Samantha
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful contemporary ballad features your tenor sax in front of some nice ensemble work. Sammy wrote this chart for Count Basie, and we're glad he made this arrangement so that all bands can add this... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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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
$44.00
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$7.00
Skylark Skylark
Hoagy Carmichael/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

You won't find a better ballad feature for your tenor sax soloist! The ensemble writing is wonderful, too. Dave Wolpe has created an arrangement that truly does justice to this extraordinarily beautiful Hoagy... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$10.00
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
$55.00
Summer Never Ends Summer Never Ends
Bill Liston - Kendor Music, Inc.

Wow, here's a funk ballad that features your trombone soloist with a completely notated solo along with provided changes. The solo part floats over the band and remains legato against the band's funk grooves.... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00