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Body and Soul Body and Soul
arr. Matt Harris - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

You simply cannot go wrong with this Matt Harris chart on this great jazz ballad ideally set as a tenor sax solo feature! The tempo is about 98 bpm with the tenor solo written and improvised.... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Body and Soul Body and Soul
Johnny Green/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

There's no better way to feature your alto soloist than with this arrangement! It's one of the most important ballads in the jazz repertoire, and Dave's chart brings out all of its lush beauty. A big,... view details
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MMedium
$60.00
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$10.00
Cerulean Blue Cerulean Blue
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a playable feature for your trombone soloist!  The lyrical melody, rich harmonies, double time solo section, and roaring shout chorus make it a juicy number any young soloist would be proud to play.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
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
$42.00
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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
$52.00
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$8.00
Crystal Silence Crystal Silence
Chick Corea/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded in 1972, Chick Corea's Return to Forever album is recognized as one of the landmark albums of jazz fusion. Along with the jazz standard La Fiesta, the mesmerizing ballad introduced on this... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
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
Additional Score 
$5.00
Dreamsville Dreamsville
Henry Mancini/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Dreamsville is an outstanding ballad-style arrangement of a beautiful Henry Mancini song. Arranged by Vince Gassi, the tenor sax 1 part has a few melody phrases and a brief solo. The 1st trumpet range... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Embraceable You Embraceable You
George Gershwin/arr. Roy Phillippe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous! This tender, sweet arrangement captures the essence of the Gershwin ballad. Your students can get some good experience recognizing the diminished chords found here. Stylistically... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$9.00
Europa Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)
Santana & Coster/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Europa is a terrific rock ballad for your tenor sax soloist with no improvisation, and is all written and they just don't get any better than this. The features include a lead trumpet range to written D... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$9.00
Everlasting Everlasting
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band on the CD That's How We Roll, but minus the woodwind doubles, saxes only. Arranged for flexibility, it's a beautiful solo feature for C instruments, alto sax,... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$70.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
 
That's How We Roll Jazz Ensemble CD 
$18.98
Goodbye My Heart Goodbye My Heart
Mike Smukal - Alfred Music Publishing

A haunting lyrical melody, lush voicings and dynamic contrasts are but a few of the winning features of this alto sax feature.  This ballad at an accessible grade level also has some spots where the full band... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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
I Can't Get Started I Can't Get Started
Vernon Duke/arr. Victor Goines - Alfred Music Publishing

Every student of jazz should have an opportunity to play this beautiful jazz ballad.  Done here as a trumpet solo feature, it receives a more contemporary treatment than usual, but retains all the character... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
I Dreamed a Dream I Dreamed a Dream (from "Les Miserables")
arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's the touching ballad from the landmark musical and recent motion picture "Les Miserables" in a nicely paced and solidly scored arrangement for younger jazz ensembles. With no solos, it's a beautiful... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
I Will Always Love You I Will Always Love You
Dolly Parton/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Whitney Houston will always be remembered for this signature ballad. Here is a great-sounding arrangement that features a written solo for alto saxophone, tasteful ensemble accompaniment lines, and later a... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
George Bassman/arr. Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Here's a wonderful update of Tommy Dorsey's classic theme song. It's totally playable by high school jazz bands, yet it also sounds great with college and professional groups. It's written as a trombone... view details

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MMedium
$58.00
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$7.50
Imagine Imagine
John Lennon/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Since its release in 1971, John Lennon's poignant and sensitive song remains relevant and popular today. John Berry's arrangement for younger players is in the style of a rock ballad with a contemporary... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Island Sunrise Island Sunrise
George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful ballad from the pen of George Shutack is the perfect showcase for your trumpet or alto sax soloist. The pensive melody and rich harmony combine to create a wonderful change of pace chart. The... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00
It's Been a Long, Long Time It's Been a Long, Long Time
Russ Michaels - Heritage Music Press

This chart for young jazz ensembles perfectly captures the laid-back Li'l Darlin' feel of the Basie band. It's filled with ensemble figures essential to the style and features a written, sultry tenor... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$7.50
Jamie Jamie
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Recorded by Count Basie on the album Have a Nice Day, this expressive ballad is a study in subtle ensemble textures and colors, with muted brass, delicate piano fills, and a directed ending that closes in a... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Li'l Darlin Li'l Darlin
Neal Hefti/arr. Roy Phillippe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This chart should be in every young band's library! Neal Hefti's famous tune is the quintessential slow swing ballad in the Basie style, and every jazzer should be familiar with it. In this superb edition,... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Lifelong Friends Lifelong Friends
Kris Berg - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Kris Berg has composed a beautiful, sensitive and mature solo feature for B-flat, E-flat instruments or trombone. The ensemble is equally important in this setting at around 74 bpm that transitions... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$12.00
Living in a Dream Living in a Dream
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

With a haunting melody and lush ensemble voicings, here is the perfect showcase for your trumpet, alto sax or trombone soloist. This beautiful ballad will also provide a perfect change of pace at your next... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00