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Lonesome Nights Lonesome Nights (a.k.a. Take My Word)
Benny Carter - Jazz Lines Publications

Here is the 1933 Benny Carter classic slightly re-composed by Carter in 1986. This has the famous saxophone soli taken directly from the parts that remained in Carter's library. As he continued to perform and... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$65.00
Additional Score 
$20.00
Love Chant Love Chant
Charles Mingus/arr. Steve Slagle - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by the Mingus Big Band on the CD Que Viva Mingus!, this stellar chart takes the band through an extended modal format, while always swingin'! With a unique blend of group improvisation, full... view details

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AAdvanced
$60.00
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$5.00
Love Is Here to Stay Love Is Here to Stay
George Gershwin/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Craig Skeffington begins his chart on this Gershwin classic with a cool rubato intro featuring flugelhorn and saxes without the rhythm section. After the introduction the chart turns into a hot swinger,... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
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$11.00
Love Is Here to Stay Love Is Here to Stay
George Gershwin/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Set in a medium-tempo Basie-style swing, this chart is a study in effective writing for the entire ensemble. From the small group passages contrasted with full ensemble scoring to the sax soli sections with... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$7.50
Love Is Here to Stay Love Is Here to Stay
George Gershwin/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Using an ensemble-based scoring style, modest ranges, and rich harmonies, Rick Stitzel has written a great-sounding chart for young jazz ensembles on this Gershwin favorite. This accessible... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Love Is Here to Stay Love Is Here to Stay
George Gershwin/arr. Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Paul Baker has set this wonderful Gershwin standard in a swingin' Basie style. Featuring excellent sax solis, written or improv solos for trumpet 2 and alto 1, a superb shout chorus, and a lead trumpet range... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$8.00
Love for Sale Love for Sale
Arr. Pete Myers - Sierra Music Publications

As written for and recorded by "The Buddy Rich Big Band," this is a sensational chart! It's an up-tempo swinger, with solo space for alto sax, trumpet, tenor sax and, of course, some wonderful drum breaks.... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$57.00
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$13.00
Low Down Dirty Dog Blues Low Down Dirty Dog Blues
Jim Cifelli - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Get your young jazz band down and dirty with this driving blues shuffle at about 132 bpm. It's a terrific chart for teaching swing phrasing and articulation. The features include moderate ranges, notated... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$7.00
Lucked Out Lucked Out
Nicholas Fernandez - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

Lucked Out is an up-tempo swing chart requiring a more mature band. There are some challenging rhythm section parts including an "open time" section in the middle allowing them the opportunity to... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$45.00
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$8.00
Lucked Out Lucked Out
Nicholas Fernandez - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

Possibilities abound with this challenging swing chart! There are some challenging rhythm section parts including an "open time" section in the middle allowing them the opportunity to experiment with... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$40.00
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$8.00
Lullaby of Birdland Lullaby of Birdland
Shearing & Weiss/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

The jazz world mourns the loss of British pianist and composer George Shearing, who passed away in 2011. Here is his most famous composition in a carefully crafted arrangement for young jazz ensembles. Every... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Lullaby of Birdland Lullaby of Birdland
Shearing & Weiss/arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged in a medium up-tempo swing style and featuring an alto sax solo at the top, here is a fabulous setting of this jazz standard for mature bands. Also featured is an extended sax soli with flugelhorn... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$7.50
Lulu's Left Town Lulu's Left Town
Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

This sparkling up-tempo swinger from the pen of Mark Taylor is impressive right from the opening full-ensemble statement, and it doesn't let up from there. Small-ensemble playing is beautifully contrasted... view details

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AAdvanced
$60.00
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$10.00
Machine Machine
Bill Reddie - Sierra Music Publications

Recorded by the Buddy Rich Big Band on both their albums Big Swing Face and The New One, this great Bill Reddie chart is one of the most dynamic tunes Buddy every played with his band...and they played it... view details

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AAdvanced
$52.00
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$12.00
Mack the Knife Mack the Knife
Kurt Weill/arr. Rich DeRosa - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Mack the Knife swings! At a tempo around 120 BPM, this wonderful swing chart is a great choice for young players. The features include written piano, alto sax and trumpet solos and a swingin' shout... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Magic Flea Magic Flea
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This bright swing original has served as a "rite of passage" for many big bands. Sammy Nestico's style marking of "moocho fasto" sets the pace for an exciting ride through winding melodies and solidly scored... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$3.50
Makin' Whoopee Makin' Whoopee
Walter Donaldson/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Bass trombone players can count on one hand the good charts available for their instrument. Well, here is one of the best yet arranged by Dave Wolpe in the style of the great George Roberts. With a... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$10.00
Manhattan Dance Party Manhattan Dance Party
Mike Carubia - Smartchart Music

Get out the poodle skirts and zoot suites for this retro swing original! It swings hard in the 1940s tradition and offers jazz bands and audiences a chance to learn and enjoy the big band style of yesterday.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$47.00
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$6.00
March Bopish March Bopish
Paul Lee - Smartchart Music

In ABA form, March Bopish begins in a light, swing march style and is a great chart for changing the pace in any concert or festival performance! Before too long, the chart breaks into a contrasting,... view details
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MMedium
$47.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Mary Ann Mary Ann
Ray Charles/Arr. Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the master of soul comes this catchy blues tune from the movie Ray. Young players as well as more advanced groups will have fun with this happy chart that contains a lot of variety and well-scored... view details
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EEasy
$35.00
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$5.00
Maynard & Waynard Maynard & Waynard
Gordon Goodwin/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Gordon Goodwin composed this great chart to feature Maynard Ferguson and Wayne Bergeron with The Big Phat Band, and now Peter Blair provides an accessible version for young players. Not a trumpet duet... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Maynard and Waynard Maynard and Waynard
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This hot, bluesy swing chart was composed by Gordon as a duet for Maynard Ferguson and Wayne Bergeron. He has adapted this one to feature only one trumpet soloist with written lines and some jazz solo space.... view details
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AAdvanced
$65.00
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$11.00
Message from Westlake Message from Westlake
Mike Kamuf - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Message from Westlake is a swinger that cooks right along at about 172 bpm and features a melody stated by tenor sax 1, bari sax, trumpet 2, trombone 1, and guitar with written out or improvised solos... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
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$9.00
Mid-Riff Mid-Riff
Billy Strayhorn/ed. Jeff Lindberg - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As composed and arranged by Billy Strayhorn, this medium up-tempo swinger at 164 bpm, was originally recorded by Duke Ellington. It's been edited and transcribed by Jeff Lindberg to exacting specifications... view details

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AAdvanced
$70.00
Additional Score 
$12.00