Jazz Ensemble ››  Blues and Swing Jazz Ensemble Charts (119)
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John Clayton - Hal Leonard Corporation

Utilizing a wide dynamic range, subtleties in the rhythm section, and variations in texture from just a few instruments to the full-out ensemble, John has created a marvelously appealing and effective concert... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$7.50
88 Basie Street
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally written for the Sammy Nestico "Dark Orchid" recording and later reprised on "A Portrait of Sammy," this iconic swing chart gives all the solo work to piano, first in the opening 48 measures, then... view details

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$56.00
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$7.00
Aaron's Blues
Chip McNeill - Kendor Music, Inc.

Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2014 Illinois All-State Jazz Ensemble, this in-the-pocket blues swinger has it all! Opening with an extended rhythm section... view details

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$56.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00
After You've gone
Arr. Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

The Maynard Ferguson Band performed many of Abene's charts over the years. This one is an excellent example of his very musical approach to a great jazz standard. The ranges are reasonable throughout and it... view details

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$52.00
Ahunk Ahunk
Thad Jones/arr. Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

This blues composition recorded on the "Consummation" album in 1970 will give players a chance to experience performing in 5/4 meter. Lots of unison voicings give jazz bands a powerful sound in... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$7.00
Ain't Life Grand
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Fergusaon Orchestra. It was recorded on "Live at Peacock Lane," and is a bright swing tune that features solos for alto saxophone, tenor... view details

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$57.00
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$12.00
Another Look at the Diminished Chord
Bill Liston - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a hot original for advancing groups that is exactly what you need to open your next concert or festival performance. Unique in a good way, it features some rhythmic stop-time with effective backgrounds... view details

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$52.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
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$6.50
Aspire
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

C major, pedal-point happiness is the essence of this medium-up tempo jazz waltz. Accessible for soloists with improvised solos optional in all parts, and a wonderful contrast piece in any small group set.... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
Combo e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
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$5.00
Bad Ol' Blues
Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

Sometimes "the blues" can be a very good thing! Mike Carubia's Bad Ol' Blues is simply one of those charts that's down 'n dirty and makes the players and audiences happy by getting into the spirit. The... view details

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$47.00
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Barnburner
Les Hooper - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

You guessed it, this chart is an up-tempo swinger! Les Hooper's arrangement will keep everyone moving forward with this original based on Rhythm chord changes. Solo spaces for tenor and alto plus an... view details

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$55.00
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$10.00
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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$56.00
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$7.00
The Beat Goes On
Sonny Bono/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Yep, it's the tune by Sonny Bono, from Sonny and Cher fame! With a driving shuffle feel, this contemporary and hip treatment of this classic pop/rock tune let's you know you are in for a treat from the first... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
Beauty and the Beast
Alan Menken/arr. Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Music Publishing

Gordon Goodwin pays tribute to the great Count Basie on this famous Disney tune.  With a slow Basie groove, solos for piano and tenor sax, dynamics galore, and a fabulous shout chorus, this is a fantastic... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Behind You
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

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... view details

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Combo 3 Horns & Rhythm Section
MAMedium-Advanced
$45.00
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$8.00
Bernie's Tune
Bernie Miller/arr. Victor Goines - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a swinging chart on a great jazz standard. Arranged by jazz educator Victor Goines, this chart has the melody played by alto and tenor with written solos for both, an exciting ensemble build into a... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$48.00
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$9.00
Bird Count
Maria Schneider - Kendor Music, Inc.

Fashioned after the music of Charles Mingus, playing this raucous blues with high energy is the key ingredient for a swingin' performance. Much of the texture comes from the layering of riffs, and alto and... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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Blue Miles
Chick Corea/ Arr. Washut - Heritage Music Press

Check this out!  One of Chick Corea's hottest tunes is great concert programming!  This super arrangement offers plenty of ensemble writing, including a wild saxophone solo, as well as ample solo space for... view details

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$60.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$15.00
Blue Samuel
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Recorded on the SWR Big Band "Fun Time" CD and adapted from the tune Blue Daniel, this chart romps along in "four" instead of "three" and sounds harder than it is. It features a sax chorus and solos by... view details

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Blue Train
John Coltrane/arr. Kris Berg - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Kris Berg has scored John Coltrane's jazz standard to offer strong ensemble writing, a fierce sax section soli on Coltrane's transcribed solo, and solo space on the 12-bar blues chord progression. It's... view details

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$55.00
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$10.00
Blue in Green
Miles Davis/arr. Les Hooper - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the landmark jazz album, "Kind of Blue" by Miles Davis, Les Hooper adds his own stamp of originality and craftsmanship with this outstanding setting. The trumpet soloist is supported by a light rock... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$5.00
Blues for Alice
Charlie Parker/arr. Med Flory - Jazz Lines Publications

Here is the Supersax version of Blues for Alice as recorded on the 1980 "Dynamite" record. Like the other Supersax arrangements this is not a transcription. The original, hand-written manuscript has... view details

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Combo (5 Saxes & Rhythm Section)
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$20.00
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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The Bombers
Andy Farber - Smartchart Music

Here's a delightful swing tune that could have come straight out of the Count Basie library, except it was composed to match student levels. The four bar hi-hat solo leads into a strong ensemble introduction... view details

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Boppin' to P-Town (Swingin' to Peoria)
Doug Stone - Kendor Music, Inc.

Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2013 All-State Jazz Ensemble, this contemporary bop chart provides a wealth of teaching and performance opportunities. The... view details

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$56.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00