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Round Midnight Round Midnight
Monk & Williams/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Few jazz ballads have been performed as often as this one. It makes a wonderful solo vehicle for alto sax in this sensitive arrangement, which includes a double-time feel that alternates with the traditional... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Ruby, My Dear Ruby, My Dear
Thelonious Monk/arr. John Fedchock - Jazz Lines Publications

John Fedchock's chart on this Monk classic is an all-out trombone solo feature, though it also showcases the band's restraint and ability to shift dynamically between piano and fortissimo. The... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$75.00
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$20.00
Samantha Samantha
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful contemporary ballad features your tenor sax in front of some nice ensemble work. Sammy wrote this chart for Count Basie, and we're glad he made this arrangement so that all bands can add this... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Samantha Samantha
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally written for and played by Bud Shank, this showpiece for alto sax features a wide dynamic range and calls for a soft, smooth approach to background figures. Although written solo lines are provided... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00
Saving All My Love for You Saving All My Love for You
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a beautifully scored version of Whitney Houston's popular ballad from 1985, her first recording to reach number 1 on the pop charts. Mark Taylor passes the melody around to different sections, but the... view details
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$50.00
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$5.00
Saving All My Love for You Saving All My Love for You
arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

Set here in a medium-slow swing style, this bluesy version of Whitney Houston's first-ever number 1 chart hit will go together quickly and sound great! Featured are short, written solos for alto sax and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
The Second Time Around The Second Time Around (Pro Version)
arr. Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

Much like the arrangements of Quincy Jones, Billy Byers provided the Basie band with some of their best music ever recorded. From Basie's album Frankly Speaking: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$11.00
The Second Time Around The Second Time Around (Edited Version)
arr. Billy Byers - Sierra Music Publications

Much like the arrangements of Quincy Jones, Billy Byers provided the Basie band with some of their best music ever recorded. From their album Frankly Speaking: Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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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
Skyfall Skyfall
Adkins & Epworth/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perfectly capturing the mood and style of earlier James Bond themes, Adele has worked her magic with the hit Skyfall. John Berry's easy version features a brief written alto sax solo, then solid scoring... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
Slane Slane
arr. Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

This eloquent treatment of the Irish folk song and hymn tune is a real treat for jazz ensembles. It's set as a rock ballad that stays mellow with just enough punch to keep things exciting. The trumpet ranges... view details
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$50.00
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$5.00
Softly from My Window Softly from My Window
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

In this beautiful ballad showcase for alto saxophone soloist, with written solo lines provided, the overall goal is to play with great warmth. The dramatic pyramid section entrances into the full ensemble... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise
Sigmund Romberg/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the rarely remembered 1928 operetta "The New Moon," this lovely tune has gone on to become a standard favored by many jazz artists. Set in a light samba groove, here is a terrific arrangement featuring... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Solitary Confinement Solitary Confinement
Cuong Vu/arr. Greg Sinibaldi - Dapper Page Music

Originally from the album Vu-Tet by Cuong Vu, Solitary Confinement has been beautifully orchestrated by Greg Sinibaldi for full big band. The arrangement stays true to the original with it's... view details

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AAdvanced
$65.00
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$15.00
Something Something
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
Song for Lewis Song for Lewis
Dave Mills - Jalen Publishing

This laid-back and sultry ballad, set around 62 bpm, features a written alto sax solo that is wonderfully melodic with an optional section for improvisation in the key of F major. The full... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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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,... 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
$60.00
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
$50.00
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$12.00
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
Summer Solstice Summer Solstice
Erik Sherburne - Smartchart Music

Summer Solstice is a soulfully cool ballad that features either a trumpet, flugelhorn or soprano saxophone soloist with solo parts included for each. Beautifully relaxed in straight eighth-note... view details

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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00