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Jazz Ensemble Ballads (173)
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Back in Time Back in Time
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and Back in Time is no exception. Featuring a flugelhorn or trumpet soloist throughout on a written-out solo with chords included for improvisation,... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Ballad for Zoe Ballad for Zoe
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

This original ballad is stunning in both its sound and accessibility. Your trumpet or flugelhorn soloist is featured with the lyrical and melodic written solo and there is a short, written tenor sax solo as... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
A Ballad A Ballad
Gerry Mulligan - Jazz Lines Publications

This ballad was written by Gerry Mulligan shortly after he arrived in California in 1952. He originally arranged it for eight horns with rhythm section: alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 2... view details

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Jazz Ensemble Small Band
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
$20.00
Bayou Farewell Bayou Farewell
Graham Breedlove - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Bayou Farewell is an original, melancholy, Pat Metheny style ballad with straight eighth notes and a beautiful melody. Graham Breedlove's use of color is superb in this solo feature for soprano... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Believe Believe
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

There are no range or rhythmic problems for either band or soloist in this beautiful ballad solo feature for alto sax or trumpet, just a pretty melody over lush chords and counter-lines, with lots of dynamic... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Bellavia Bellavia
Chuck Mangione/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Chuck Mangione's pop style ballad features an underlying rhythmic ostinato that lends support and drive to the haunting melody. There's a mambo solo section that features written solos for tenor and trombone... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$48.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Blue Blue
Bobby Shew/arr. Gordon Brisker - Kendor Music, Inc.

This gorgeous ballad that features trumpet or flugelhorn is now available to your band. Written in memory of Blue Mitchell, this tune was recorded by Louie Bellson on "London Scene."  Not only does it feature... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$56.00
Additional Score 
$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
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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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
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
Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water
Paul Simon/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Arranger Alan Baylock delivers his distinctive, lush and in-demand ballad style to this wonderful song in a more contemporary setting. It's set at 92 bpm, there are no individual solos, just delicious harmony... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1 Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1
Paul Clark, Ken Harris, Larry Neeck & James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

This budget-saving pack is an outstanding collection of four jazz charts for young players that includes Time Out by Ken Harris, Just Before I Close My Eyes by Larry Neeck, The... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Cathy's Army Cathy's Army
Neil Yorke-Slader - Neil Yorke-Slader

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
Additional Score 
$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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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
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
$38.00
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$7.00
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.

Composed and arranged by Thad Jones, this is an absolutely gorgeous ballad in 3/4 that is a "must" for any good jazz library! It's one of the most "tasteful" jazz charts ever written!... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Additional Score 
$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
$48.00
Additional Score 
$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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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Close to Home Close to Home
Lyle Mays/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a deeply emotional, gorgeous ballad from the self-titled album Lyle Mays. It begins with a written piano solo and moves into a lush ensemble setting. There is a short, improvised Tenor solo... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Crying on the Inside Crying on the Inside
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Crying on the Inside is a lyrical tenor saxophone rock ballad. Optional feature solo parts are also provided for alto saxophone and guitar. The dramatic and suspenseful opening introduces a... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
D'Ann D'Ann
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful bossa/ballad features flugelhorn and was recorded on the Fun Time CD. The rhythm is in a bossa nova style with some beautiful ensemble orchestration and interesting chord changes. Highly... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$6.50