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Blues and Swing Jazz Ensemble Charts (52)
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42nd Street 42nd Street
Harry Warren/arr. Paul Cook - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This familiar tune works great for young jazz ensembles! You can't beat a classic tune set in a straight-ahead, upbeat swing style! This one will come together quite easily, since the lines fit together so... view details
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VEVery Easy
$38.00
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VEVery Easy
$7.00
Absolutely Positively 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
All About the Blues All About the Blues
Peter Blair - Heritage Music Press

Slow, dirty, and downright fun!  Plenty of tutti ensemble figures along with an easy solo section are designed to help young players get it right from the very beginning.  With a chart like this, you'll be... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
All of Me All of Me
Marks & Simons/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bring a bit of history to your young players with this familiar jazz standard made famous by the Count Basie Orchestra and countless other jazz artists!  Arranger Mike Sweeney has provided a nice... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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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
$35.00
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Basie-Cally the Blues Basie-Cally the Blues
Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Here's a chart that all beginning jazz bands should get started on!  The Basie blues style is captured perfectly in this swing original by Mike Story.  There are no solos, and nothing technically... view details
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VEVery Easy
$38.00
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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
$35.00
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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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Blues Fever Blues Fever
Peter Blair - Heritage Music Press

Students at all ability levels enjoy getting "down 'n dirty", and this very easy new composition allows even your youngest players the chance to shine playing this style.  It includes some short written solos... view details
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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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Blues Train 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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Blues by Five Blues by Five
Red Garland/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded on the 1956 album "Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet," this jazz standard composed by pianist Red Garland adapts beautifully for beginning jazzers. With a moderate tempo, a riff-based melody,... view details

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Blues in Hoss' Flat 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 composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between... view details

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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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Boom Boom Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by legendary blues singer John Lee Hooker in 1961, this tune remains one of his most identifiable and enduring songs. Here's a bluesy swing setting for young players that includes the signature... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Broadway 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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Brother Benjamin 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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Bugle Call Rag Bugle Call Rag
arr. Robert Woods - Heritage Music Press

Perhaps the most well known version of this flag-waver was recorded by "The King of Swing," Benny Goodman.  This very easy arrangement from Robert Woods works well at a variety of tempos and makes an ideal... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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
$35.00
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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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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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Crank It Up Crank It Up
Patrick Broadbent - Brolga Music Publishing, Co.

Based on a twelve-bar blues and built on syncopated melodic ideas that build in intensity when layered on top of each other, Crank It Up is a riff-based swing chart designed for young... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$12.00
Dorian Journey Dorian Journey
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

In a cool jazz swing style, this very easy chart is playable with virtually any combination of four horns and rhythm section up to full big-band instrumentation. Dorian Journey features great ensemble... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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Doxy Doxy
Sonny Rollins/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged in a medium swing/shuffle style, here is a very easy version of this jazz standard by Sonny Rollins that maintains the style and feel of the original. Featuring a mix of full ensemble playing and... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Drama for Your Mama Drama for Your Mama
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This fun rock chart for beginners has all the right stuff... easy rhythms and ranges, and a solo section that's completely notated for all the winds. The solos can also be played as unisons in any combination... view details
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VEVery Easy
$38.00
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$8.00
The Five Note Blues The Five Note Blues
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

The blues form is essential to jazz, and this very easy swing chart is a perfect way to introduce developing players to this form. The melody consists of just five notes that may also be used as the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00