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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
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
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$10.00
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
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
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$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
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
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
Misty Misty
Errol Garner/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

You'll want to have this timeless standard in your library! A gentle opening builds to an unforgettable climax, with your alto and trumpet soloists getting to share the solo spotlight. Powerful ensemble... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Misty Misty
Erroll Garner/arr. Terry White - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Perhaps one of the most familiar jazz standards of all time, this easy but effective chart has a laid-back swing feel. The tempo is 90 bpm with written solos for alto 1 and trumpet 1, and the lead trumpet... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$8.00
My Foolish Heart 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
$52.00
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
$48.00
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$9.00
One More Dream One More Dream
Patrick Williams - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a wonderful alto saxophone ballad feature by master composer Patrick Williams. Optional woodwind doubles are for alto flute and clarinet and there are optional parts for two horns in... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$80.00
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$13.00
Over the Rainbow Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Do you have two trumpet players to showcase? Here is a ballad everybody knows, scored as a trumpet duet feature. Everything is written, no improvised solos, the lead trumpet range is to C above the staff and... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$11.00
Over the Rainbow 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
$42.00
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$7.00
The Passage The Passage
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, this is a luscious alto sax ballad feature at 74 bpm. It's a lyrical vehicle with rich harmony and textures, soaring ensemble figures, and... view details

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AAdvanced
$68.00
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$12.00
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
$52.00
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$11.00
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
$48.00
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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
$60.00
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$10.00
Sophisticated Lady Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington/arr. Mike Crotty - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Arranged especially for the USAF Airmen of Note, this alto sax ballad feature is outstanding in every respect. The introduction features the trombones, followed by the alto solo with piano, development,... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$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
$60.00
Through the Looking Glass Through the Looking Glass
Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Beautiful ballad, beautiful title! This chart will provide your alto sax soloist with the perfect alto sax rock ballad. The full ensemble gets their share of the spotlight and all is very accessible for... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
Additional Score 
$8.00