The magic of this slinky swinger will put your audience under a spell! The lead wind players start things out on the head, but before long the full band is jamming along. It's an "in your face" chart that's
You can't go wrong with this one! It's a famous tune by one of the most memorable figures in jazz, Thomas "Fats" Waller, and it's well within the capabilities of younger bands. It also includes an easy to
Don't miss this one! Let your young jazz band cut their teeth on this great jazz chart from Miles Davis' epic recording Kind Of Blue. You can't beat the combination of a classic chart and an
Big band bebop! Anthropology is a great Charlie Parker tune arranged by Victor Goines, and it's smokin' hot. This is packed with bop lines, section solis, a big shout chorus, solos for piano and
Made famous by The Count Basie Orchestra, here is a great-sounding yet playable version of this standard for developing bands. It includes feature spots for every section and optional written or improvised
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. This one is a funky shuffle and the tempo is around 170 bpm
As recorded by the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra on the Central Park North album, this classic swinger is a winning mix of solo with rhythm section and full band passages. The designated soloists include
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