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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
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
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$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
Additional Score 
$9.00
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 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
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
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
$44.00
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$8.00
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
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
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
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
In a Sentimental Mood In a Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

No one handles Ellington for younger ensembles better than Mark Taylor, and this well-crafted arrangement shows why. Although Mark uses a written trumpet solo on the bridge, the main theme is handled by the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Is That All There Is? Is That All There Is?
Daryl McKenzie - Brolga Music Publishing, Co.

At around 72 bpm, Is That All There Is? is a beautifully melodic ballad solo feature for tenor saxophone. The solo part is fully written with chord symbols provided for improv... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$12.00
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
$45.00
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$7.00
Katie Katie
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Crafted in a nice, straight-eighth feel at a comfortable pace, this ballad features written solos for piano and alto saxophone, very reasonable brass ranges, and a full ensemble climax before the quiet finish.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Laurie Laurie
Carl Strommen - Smartchart Music

This Carl Strommen ballad is written as an alto sax solo feature, but also includes solo parts to allow a trumpet or trombone to play the solo part. This classy rock ballad allows you to feature one of your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$47.00
Additional Score 
$7.00