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125th Street Blues 125th Street Blues
Dave Mills - Jalen Publishing

You, your band and your audiences will really enjoy this bright swing chart in a Basie jump-swing style. With a chance to feature your favorite soloists over F blues changes and some great ensemble choruses,... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
18th Circle 18th Circle
Dave Mills - Jalen Publishing

An up-tempo blues that stays cool throughout, this swingin' original smolders with heat. It's bright and tight and features solo space for piano and rhythm section to open the tune before the rest of the band... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
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
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
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$6.00
702 Shuffle 702 Shuffle
Bret Zvacek - Kendor Music, Inc.

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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$7.00
88 Basie Street 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00
Aaron's Blues 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$7.00
About Time About Time
Thad Jones - Jazz Lines Publications

Harry James, one of the leading trumpeters of the Swing Era, was a huge fan of the sound and style of the 1950's Count Basie Orchestra. James hired several of Basie's arrangers to write arrangements for him... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
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$20.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Absolutely Awesome Absolutely Awesome
Lennie Niehaus - Kendor Music, Inc.

For years, Lennie Niehaus has composed and arranged great music for jazz ensembles at all ability levels, and this work for advancing groups is no exception! Interesting chord changes and backgrounds combine... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$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
After You've Gone 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
After You've gone 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$11.00
Ah - That's Freedom Ah - That's Freedom
Hank Jones/arr. Thad Jones/ed. Carubia - Smartchart Music

This never-before-published Thad Jones arrangement of Hank Jones' composition is an interesting medium-tempo swing chart with just a touch of a "blues march" feel. Rescored here at a more accessible level, it... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$6.00
Aim High Aim High
Fred Sturm - Heritage Music Press

The unique polyphonic technique used so well here really makes this hip-hop/shuffle chart sparkle.  After the opening section of intertwining, syncopated lines in the ensemble, the saxes take over with... view details
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MMedium
$45.00
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$10.00
Ain't Got No Place to Go Ain't Got No Place to Go
Andy Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Featuring a Basie style introduction, this is the perfect chart for young jazz players who want to learn how to swing.  This tasty swing tune includes an optional section of basic blues changes where any or... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$6.00
Ain't Life Grand Ain't Life Grand
Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

This Bill Holman chart was written for the Maynard Ferguson 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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AAdvanced
$57.00
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$12.00
Ain't Misbehavin Ain't Misbehavin
Fats Waller/arr. Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

You can't go wrong with this one! It's a famous tune by one of the most memorable figures in jazz, Thomas "Fats" Waller, and it's well within the capabilities of younger bands. It also includes an easy to... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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$6.00
Alexander's Ragtime Band Alexander's Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin/arr.Peter Blair - Print Music Source

 Alexander's Ragtime Band is one of Irving Berlin's earliest creations and it has stood the test of time and can still be heard in music venues throughout the world. Peter Blair has... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$12.00
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 In All In
Lennie Niehaus - Kendor Music, Inc.

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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$7.00
All's Well that Ends Well 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
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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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00