Jazz Ensemble ››  Blues and Swing Jazz Ensemble Charts (137)
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Absolutely Positively
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This slow shuffle chart really gets down at an easier grade level! Everyone gets to play as it's mostly full ensemble writing and all your players can concentrate on style. The bluesy sound emphasizes the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
After You've Gone
Turner Layton/arr. Rich Sigler - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Rich Sigler arranged this wonderful old chestnut at a swinging medium tempo. With clever sectional interplay, it features suggested or improvised solos for alto 1 and trombone 2, a swingin' shout chorus, a... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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$8.00
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin/arr.Peter Blair - Print Music Source

Irving Berlin was certainly one of the greatest songwriters of all time. Alexander's Ragtime Band is one of his earliest creations and it has stood the test of time and can still be heard in music... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$12.00
All's Well that Ends Well
Jon Phelps - Kendor Music, Inc.

Jon Phelps has composed yet another swing original in an easygoing shuffle style that is bound for the libraries of many developing big bands. After the tuneful melodies and notated or improvised solos, this... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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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EEasy
$38.00
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
April in Paris
Vernon Duke/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
arr. Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Crazy title? It's from the movie of the same name and is a tongue-in-cheek swing chart adapted from a much more difficult chart by Gordon Goodwin for his "Big Phat Band." Arranged by Ralph Ford for developing... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Baby That's What I Need (a.k.a. Walk Tall)
arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This tune is better known as Walk Tall and was originally performed by Cannonball Adderley's quintet. It has a gospel flavored R&B groove and the features include a lead trumpet range to written F top... view details

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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a great vehicle for teaching your younger jazz ensemble how to swing. Originally a blues tune from 1919, this familiar song has become an often recorded jazz standard. John Berry's updated version... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Bernie's Tune
Bernie Miller/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This swinger features tenor sax 1 and muted trumpet 2 and is arranged by one of the best, Dave Wolpe. Featured are excellent written-out solos for both horns, a superb shout chorus, and a lead trumpet range... view details

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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
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
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MMedium
$55.00
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$7.50
Better Get It in Your Soul
Charles Mingus/arr. Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A jazz waltz that swings at around 170 bpm, this chart features an infectious melody hook by the great Charles Mingus that reaches out and grabs you! There are written solos for alto sax and trombone 1, and... view details

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MMedium
$46.00
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$9.00
Big Spender (from "Sweet Charity")
Cy Coleman/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the musical "Sweet Charity," this familiar standard has come to epitomize the bluesy "bump and grind" slow swing style. Your trombones will have fun with the signature riff and every section of the band... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Big Swing Face
Bill Potts/arr. Rich Sigler - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This chart, originally popularized by Buddy Rich, has been scored at an accessible level while maintaining the essence of the original and more. The tempo is around 154 bpm, there are written... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$9.00
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
$35.00
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
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
$35.00
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$5.00
Blues March
Benny Golson/arr. Terry White - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Composed by the great Benny Golson, this classic jazz standard will enhance your jazz library. At about 120 bpm, this swing-march begins with trumpet, alto and tenor on the melody and then builds. Written... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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$8.00
Blues Train
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

In the style of the great Count Basie, Blues Train is full of wonderful teaching and performance opportunities for younger groups. Simple, yet effective ensemble writing, blues based changes and a... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
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 in Hoss Flat
Foster & Basie/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a great way to introduce the music of Count Basie to your young players. Carefully scored for young groups, this medium swing chart trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or... view details

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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
Boogie Lou
Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is an upbeat chart! Composed and arranged by Paul Baker, this boogaloo groove which is blend of rock with a funky twist will have everyone tapping their feet. The groove will push the band forward and the... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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$8.00
Broadway
arr. George Vincent - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Your young players will sound like pros when they play this great swing standard! It's for beginning jazzers with an AABA form, a very easy melody, and a simple bridge. This one has basic rhythm swing figures,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$36.00
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$7.00
Brother Benjamin
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Feature any melodic instrument with this Doug Beach and George Shutack swing composition at the very easy grade level. The infectious melody and the gospel flavored harmonies combine to create a chart... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
Bye, Bye Blackbird
Dixon & Henderson/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged in a medium slow Count Basie style, this is a great chart for teaching ensemble balance and laidback swing. It includes plenty of tutti ensemble playing, plus a Basie-like piano solo that's... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00