Jazz Ensemble ››  Jazz Ensemble Ballads (36)
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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
$55.00
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MMedium
$55.00
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$10.00
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
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
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
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.50
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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
$38.00
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
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
$48.00
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$9.00
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
$44.00
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
$48.00
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MMedium
$48.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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MMedium
$58.00
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$7.50
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
$40.00
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EEasy
$7.50
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
$38.00
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VEVery Easy
$38.00
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$6.00
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
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$7.00
Long Lost Friend
George Shutack - 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 rock ballad will also provide the perfect change of pace at your... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Lotus Blossom Spiritual
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Here is a rich contrast piece for any combo set. The haunting melody carries the entire piece and is passed around the ensemble at the whim of the musicians. With exotic, modal shades of 60's Coltrane, it's... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MMedium
$18.00
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MMedium
$18.00
My Foolish Heart
Victor Young/arr. Dave Rivello - Alfred Music Publishing

My Foolish Heart is a gorgeous ballad feature for alto saxophone. This chart is lush with beautiful textures but very accessible to the medium grade level. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the... view details

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MMedium
$48.00
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MMedium
$48.00
Nebula
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

An uncommonly dark and brooding work for jazz ensemble, this composition will complement and contrast just about anything else you program. There are mallets in the drums, unusual harmonies and gestures in the... view details

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AAdvanced
$52.00
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AAdvanced
$52.00
Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen/arr. Paul Cook - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This is simply a beautiful number for young jazz bands!  Rich and slow, it's easy to play and sounds delightful.  Paul Cook's arrangement is great for developing phrasing and style, and he even includes a solo... view details

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EEasy
$38.00
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
Placid
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

As its title suggests, Placid is a peaceful, restful ballad. Take your audiences to a quiet, clear night with a fresh blanket of snow as the lovely melody carries through the entire piece, and is passed... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
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$18.00
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MMedium
$18.00
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$5.00
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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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
Saving All My Love for You
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a beautifully scored version of Whitney Houston's popular ballad from 1985, her first recording to reach number 1 on the pop charts. Mark Taylor passes the melody around to different sections, but the... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00