Need a great opener or a burning closer? 702 Shuffle can take care of either spot on the program! With a strong melody, an infectious groove and solid ensemble work, this Bret Zvacek composition
Salute the unsung hero of the jazz ensemble, the piano player, with this accessible piano feature! 88 Ave. B is an accessible Basie-style swinger that features the piano throughout
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
In this flexible instrumentation setting for six horns and rhythm, Michael Mossman uses a moderate swing style to fashion a classy version of this familiar standard. The scoring style is largely tutti, but
This original for advancing groups by Stan Kenton alumni Lennie Niehaus is sure to please players and audiences alike. The material is well developed and provides plenty of opportunity for various players
As one of the most important American music forms, the blues is an essential concept for developing students who are learning about jazz improvisation and ensemble playing. This easy-level swinger has it
Carl Strommen has created an exceptional rendition of one of our country's most famous patriotic songs. Opening with solo trumpet and building to a dazzling full ensemble finish, this chart gets better and
Join the street parade! This chart is is a relentless and driving groove in a fun Cajun jazz style. The horns holler and shout back and forth before the alto sax solo takes off. Followed by a funky
There's never a dull moment in this exciting, interesting chart! It's an impressive medium-tempo blues shuffle chart at about 120 bpm that will make your mid-level jazz ensemble sound like the "big boys"!
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
Don't miss this swinging, shuffle blues chart for developing groups that cooks right off the top! Set at about 132 bpm, it features a full and hot saxophone section soli, a stop-time section leading
From Trombone Shorty's acclaimed CD Backatown, here is the hot title cut arranged for big band in a funky medium tempo. Combining the elements of New Orleans second line and contemporary rock styles,
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