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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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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Alone in a Crowded Room Alone in a Crowded Room
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

This haunting alto sax ballad is an excellent showcase for an emerging soloist. The background figures are beautifully scored to compliment the melody and the rhythmic figures give a strong and... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
Autumn Afternoon Autumn Afternoon
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Featuring an alto saxophone or trumpet player in a tasty, rock ballad setting, this creative original features a gorgeous solo theme that is completely written. The ensemble provides a lush foundation... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Blue Serenade Blue Serenade
Paul Baker - Bakers Jazz and More

At around 86 bpm, this swing ballad features the lead trumpet and harkens back to the big band era sounds of Glenn Miller and Harry James, along the lines of Miller's Serenade in Blue. In addition to... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Blue Serge Blue Serge
Mercer Ellington/arr. Billy Strayhorn - Jazz Lines Publications

In 1959 Mercer Ellington assembled his dad's working ensemble in a New York studio to record an album known as "Colors in Rhythm." The idea was to take a few of Mercer's originals, along with some of Duke's... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$20.00
Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water
Paul Simon/arr. Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Paul Simon's soulful rock ballad is set here at 88 bpm, and as arranged by Paul Baker is sure to please! The melody is first stated by trumpet 2 and tenor sax, there are no improvised solos, and the trumpet... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$9.00
Cathy's Army Cathy's Army
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Cathy's Army is a tender ballad featuring solo trombone. The other trombone parts are optional, making this a perfect chart for a band with incomplete instrumentation. In fact, the solo part can be... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
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
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Channel Three Channel Three
Jay Chattaway - William Allen Music, Inc.

Channel Three is an exquisite ballad that features the trumpets and then goes into a hard-driving rock section for solos. Here's a very unique chart from the pen of former Maynard Ferguson Band... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$40.00
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
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$8.00
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones/arr. Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

Thad Jones' most popular and unforgettable composition will provide your players with a great ballad experience. Mike Carubia's tasteful arrangement captures all the charm of the original without the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
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
Don't Stop Believin' Don't Stop Believin'
arr. Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Hey rock fans, here's a powerful rock ballad made famous by Journey, arranged for young jazz ensemble. From the opening line, this chart is magical to the band and the audience. It has no jazz solos, but if... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$9.00
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
$48.00
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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
$46.00
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$8.00
Finding Peace Finding Peace
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Finding Peace is a tender tenor saxophone rock ballad written in memory of the composer's wife. It combines the qualities of sadness and hope in a memorable setting for young jazz... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
Gentle One Gentle One
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Set in the famous Basie ballad style, Gentle One will be a wonderful experience for jazz ensembles and audiences. Careful scoring makes this chart secure to perform and enjoyable for all to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
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
Glass Half Full Glass Half Full
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Glass Half Full is a contemporary rock ballad featuring trumpet or flugelhorn. The extended improvised solo can be performed by any instrument, although chord symbols are provided only for trumpet... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
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
$44.00
Harlem Nocturne Harlem Nocturne
Arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

The ultimate sax section feature!  Now available in a version perfect for younger groups, this smoldering arrangement by John Berry features great soli writing for your saxes and is really supportively scored.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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 Remember Clifford I Remember Clifford
Benny Golson/arr. Mike Vax - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of, if not the most tasteful jazz ballads ever written, this is a superb showcase for your flugelhorn or trumpet soloist. Exceptionally nice!... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00