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5.4 on the Richter Scale 5.4 on the Richter Scale
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

5.4 on the Richter Scale is an upbeat modern-sounding swing chart that really cooks! Hip 5/4 blues sections are contrasted with a straight-ahead swingin' 4/4 blues, which gives this chart its unique... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Abracadabra Abracadabra
Larry Barton - C L Barnhouse Company

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... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
 
C. L. Barnhouse Jazz Ensemble CD 2002 Jazz Ensemble CD 
$9.95
 
C. L. Barnhouse Jazz Ensemble CD 2002 Jazz Ensemble CD 
$9.95
Afro Blue Afro Blue
Mongo Santamaria/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

With an almost hypnotic 3/4 rhythmic pattern, here is an effective yet easy version of this standard made famous by John Coltrane. The saxes are featured on the first chorus then the brass get a chorus of... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Afternoon Afternoon
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here is a slow, swinging, lovely, warm, relaxed chart in the style of that famous Neal Hefti swing ballad! The arrangement is subtle and easy to play, and there are not a lot of pieces by Pat Metheny that... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
All Blues All Blues
Miles Davis/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Alright, Okay, You Win Alright, Okay, You Win
Wyche & Watts/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made famous by Peggy Lee and recorded by countless jazz artists, this wonderful standard is a fun chart for combos to swing with. Scored for four horns and rhythm section, with flexible instrumentation.... view details
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Combo (Septet)
EEasy
$25.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
American Patrol American Patrol
arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Glenn Miller's band made this a huge World War II hit song and here it is scored for young players. This chart has no individual solos, very modest brass ranges and plenty of ensemble sound.  Easy to rehearse... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Autumn Leaves Autumn Leaves
Joseph Kosma/arr. Peter Blair - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is a great old tune! Except...there's nothing "old" sounding about it. It's a medium swing version of a marvelous, often-played standard that opens with an alto and trumpet duet and is filled with tight... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Autumn Leaves Autumn Leaves
Joseph Kosma/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is an easy swing version of a timeless classic! The saxes are in the spotlight, but there's also a short solo for trumpet (cued in all parts if you prefer a section feature.) Skillfully arranged for... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Basie Straight Ahead Basie Straight Ahead
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Don't miss your chance to play this great chart exactly as the Basie band recorded it, unsimplified!  Your band will meet the challenge with enthusiasm and be proud of the results.  Not for wimps! ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score Professional Edition
$7.00
Better Get Hit in Your Soul Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Charles Mingus/arr. Andrew Homzy - Hal Leonard Corporation

Written in a fast 3/4, this gospel-inspired burner is as fun to play as it is to listen to.  There's great interplay between sections of the band as layers of sound move in and out. Also included are hand... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Big Dipper Big Dipper
Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.

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... view details

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AAdvanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Big Noise from Winnetka Big Noise from Winnetka
Haggart & Bauduc/arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bring the sounds of Bob Crosby and the big band era to life again with this fun chart for younger players! It features an authentic sound, a flexible solo section and the saxes get to whistle the melody for... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Birdland Birdland
Josef Zawinul/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's an excellent, easy version of Josef Zawinul's great jazz tune! Solid writing all the way and no solos required.... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$5.00
Blue 'n' Moody Blue 'n' Moody
Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Utilizing the dorian mode and a bluesy melody, here is a catchy original perfect for teaching the swing style. This one also works great for beginning improvisers since the solo section uses only two chords... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blue Train Blue Train
John Coltrane/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your young players to jazz legend John Coltrane with this medium-tempo blues tune featuring an easy-to-play melody and solid tutti-style rhythms for the ensemble.  In addition, the blues changes and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blues Machine Blues Machine
Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is a top-notch blues original for beginning bands! It's perfect for teaching style, introducing the "blues scale" as a basis for improvisation. Your beginners will play better after they learn this... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
The Blues Walk The Blues Walk
Clifford Brown/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your young players to jazz legend Clifford Brown with this classic riff tune. This creative arrangement for developing groups is great for learning to improvise with the suggested solos, and the... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blues Warm-Ups and Workouts Blues Warm-Ups and Workouts
Paul Jennings - Hal Leonard Corporation

You asked for it! So Paul Jennings has drawn on his broad experience in jazz education to develop this unique set of warm-ups and exercises based on the blues form and designed especially for developing jazz... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Bolivia Bolivia
Cedar Walton/arr. Eric Richards - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A big ensemble introduction leads into the familiar and hip bass and piano line followed by the melody stated by alto, tenor, trumpet, and trombone. This chart also features great section and full ensemble... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
C-Jam Blues C-Jam Blues
Duke Ellington/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Whether you know this one as C-Jam Blues or Duke's Place, you sure will recognize all the great Ellington writing! Even the most inexperienced bands can do a fine performance on this jazz... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Caravan Caravan
Duke Ellington/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Everyone will recognize this Duke Ellington classic! It was one of the featured works in the 2014 movie "Whiplash" and uses interesting textures and alternates between a Latin groove and swing.... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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Come Fly with Me Come Fly with Me
Jimmy Van Heusen/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn for the title track of Frank Sinatra's1958 album, this tune epitomizes the cool sounds of the swing era. Here's a smartly scored version for young jazz ensembles with... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00