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George Harrison/arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed by George Harrison and recorded by the Beatles on "Abbey Road," this has become one of the most enduring ballads of the rock era. With a beautifully constructed melody and rich harmonic structure,... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
A Song for Sarah A Song for Sarah
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Recorded on the "Fun Time" CD, this beautiful ballad features piano and some gorgeous section features. Highly recommended! ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$6.50
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, more... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
Southern Charm Southern Charm
Les Sabina - Kendor Music, Inc.

Every concert or festival performance needs a great ballad that features a talented member of the band. This excellent chart features alto saxophone, and is written so that the melody is situated in the most... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
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
$55.00
Starfire Starfire
Benny Golson - Sierra Music Publications

Created by a young Benny Golson, this is one of Maynard Ferguson's most beautiful ballads from the "Dream Band" period. The highest trumpet solo note is a written B, and the chart is quite easy to play and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$42.00
Summer Never Ends Summer Never Ends
Bill Liston - Kendor Music, Inc.

Wow, here's a funk ballad that features your trombone soloist with a completely notated solo along with provided changes. The solo part floats over the band and remains legato against the band's funk grooves.... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
The Summer of '42 Theme The Summer of '42 Theme (The Summer Knows)
Michel Legrand/arr. Tommy Newsom - Sierra Music Publications

Although Tommy Newsom's chart was for the Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen, it's very accessible and playable by almost any group. This beautiful arrangement of the lovely and popular Michel Legrand... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$10.00
Sunset Serenade Sunset Serenade
Mike Collins-Dowden - Jalen Publishing

A laid-back, swinging ballad that's perfect for younger jazz bands, Sunset Serenade is reminiscent of the great Li'l Darlin'. This chart pays homage to the great big bands of the 40's... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Sweet Dreams Sweet Dreams
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Sweet Dreams is a haunting, contemporary rock ballad featuring alto saxophone. This is an excellent vehicle for budding soloists. Ensemble parts are quite moderate in range and difficulty. The... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
Sweetie Pie Sweetie Pie (Edited Version)
Don Sebesky - Sierra Music Publications

This wonderful, quiet, "Li'l Darlin'-ish" chart was recorded by Maynard Ferguson as Easy Chair. It has a great melodic and harmonic sense that puts it in a class all its own. This version has been... view details
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MMedium
$42.00
Sweetie Pie Sweetie Pie
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

This mellow swing ballad is the perfect choice for competition or a quiet, reminiscent moment in your next concert. Sweetie Pie is a great teaching tool to get your group laid back and focused on... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
That Rainy Day Feeling That Rainy Day Feeling
Les Aldrich - C L Barnhouse Company

That Rainy Day Feeling is a super rock ballad solo feature for either Tenor Sax or Trumpet/Flugelhorn. The ranges are modest and the solidly scored backgrounds will give the soloist a comfortable... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
That Sunday That Summer That Sunday That Summer (If I Had to Choose)
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

This wonderful tune from the early 60s has become a standard recorded by countless artists over the years, most notably Nat King Cole. This setting as a solo feature for alto saxophone is in a smooth and lush... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
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
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$8.00
Tomorrow's Memories Tomorrow's Memories
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful ballad features alto saxophone with an emphasis on lyricism and rich harmonies. The solo may be improvised or played as written, and additional highlights include a double time section, a... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Tomorrow's Memories Tomorrow's Memories
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

This beautiful chart is the perfect ballad showcase for either alto sax or trumpet. While the rhythms and ranges are at the medium-easy level, the sophisticated melody line and harmonies are suitable for even... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Toodles Toodles
Neil Yorke-Slader - Burnihla Music Publishing

Toodles is a lyrical tenor saxophone rock ballad featuring beautiful small group writing. The bridge section will grab your heart, as the three horn sections contribute statements that build on... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
True North True North
Mike Dana - Kendor Music, Inc.

This is a captivating, contemporary even-eighth note ballad in the ECM tradition. Your lead alto player can really shine during this tuneful original for advancing groups. The composer highly recommends using... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
Truth Truth
Bob Mintzer - Kendor Music, Inc.

If you need a great ballad to feature your tenor saxophonist, this Bob Mintzer original is just what you're looking for. Recorded first in 1983 and again in 1986, this beautiful music features harmonies and... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$6.50
What a Wonderful World What a Wonderful World
Douglas & Weiss/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Giving your beginning band great tunes like this to play will turn them on to jazz forever! You just can't beat the appeal of the tune Louis Armstrong made so famous, and it's surely stood the test of time.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
What a Wonderful World What a Wonderful World
Douglas & Weiss/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Your lead alto will really appreciate this one!  It's the ballad made famous by Louis Armstrong, and this version is based on Kenny G's recording on the CD "Classics In The Key Of G."  It's a beautiful ballad... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
When I Fall in Love When I Fall in Love
Victor Young/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Lush, dynamic and orchestral are a few words to describe this ballad brilliantly arranged by Alan Baylock. No individual solos, but Alan's ensemble scoring went above and beyond to create a sophisticated and... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
When I Fall in Love When I Fall in Love
Victor Young/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Show off the sensitive side of your band with this ensemble ballad with no featured soloist.  There is a brief 4-bar written trumpet melody.  Otherwise, it's all ensemble blend with a lush texture, a... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.00