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The Way You Look Tonight The Way You Look Tonight
Jerome Kern/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation

Sammy Nestico's interpretation of this great old tune is right on target for today's jazz ensembles, with all the class we have come to expect from this master arranger!  Written in a relaxed swing style, this... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
The Wayfaring Stranger The Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Mike Collins-Dowden - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a modern spin on this timeless tune with written solos for trombone 1 and alto sax 1, and a trumpet 1 range to written E top space. Set in a reggae-swing feel at 110 bpm, it... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$7.00
We've Got a World That Swings We've Got a World That Swings
arr. Wille Maiden - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra on "New Sounds of Maynard Ferguson," this Willie Maiden arrangement takes a great tune and putis it in an up-tempo swing setting. This chart has a bop-like... view details

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AAdvanced
$48.00
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$11.00
The Weatherman's Dilemma The Weatherman's Dilemma
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

This swinging ensemble chart merges the bluesy lines of Benny Golson reminiscent of his work with Art Blakey, the clarity of Ahmad Jamal, and the relaxed feeling of the Count Basie Orchestra. There are... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$10.00
West Coast Blues West Coast Blues
Wes Montgomery/arr. Kris Berg - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

With a solid 3/4 foundation, this iconic Wes Montgomery blues tune receives the full treatment by arranger Kris Berg. It's fun to play and hear, has written or ad lib solos for alto 1 and trumpet 2, and... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
West Coast Shuffle West Coast Shuffle
Carl Strommen - C L Barnhouse Company

Set at about 152 bpm, here's a solid shuffle chart by Carl Strommen that really cooks! One of the highlights is a delightful sax soli to show off the section. Additionally, there's an open solo section... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$7.00
Westwood Walk Westwood Walk
Gerry Mulligan - Jazz Lines Publications

This bright swing arrangement was written by Gerry Mulligan shortly after he arrived in California in 1952. He originally arranged this for 8 horns with rhythm section: alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 2... view details
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Jazz Ensemble Small Band
MMedium
$50.00
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$15.00
What Is This Thing Called Love? What Is This Thing Called Love?
Cole Porter/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is a creative and interesting chart on a great Cole Porter jazz standard.  At a medium swing tempo, the melody is stated by alto 1, trumpet 1 and trombone 1, add some ensemble counterpoint, some solo... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
What You Dealin' With? What You Dealin' With?
Wycliffe Gordon - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is the show closer that will bring down the house! The main groove is a funky boogaloo at about 103 bpm, plus a band chant, a swing section, and a gospel feel. Flexible solo space with written... view details

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AAdvanced
$58.00
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$11.00
When Big Bands Ruled the Earth When Big Bands Ruled the Earth
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

You'll be at the top of the food chain with this great chart. This up-tempo swinger has it all; jazzy and driving sax lines, strong brass hooks, and a powerhouse shout chorus to top it all off. Suggested or ad... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
When the Saints Go Marching In When the Saints Go Marching In
arr. Art Dedrick - Kendor Music, Inc.

The swingin' unison vocal featuring all wind players is the definite highlight in this easy level vintage arrangement from 1955! Both before and after that rousing chorus, sax and brass solis and... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Whirly Bird Whirly Bird
Neal Hefti/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

You may have heard Basie's band play this great Neal Hefti swinger, but this version is very accessible for younger players at around 166 bpm. The features include a written alto sax solo, a great sax soli,... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$46.00
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$9.00
Whisper Not Whisper Not
Benny Golson/Arr. Michael Abene - Sierra Music Publications

This chart is an excellent example of Michael Abene's very musical approach to this great Benny Golson standard. The ranges are reasonable throughout and it was recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Band on their... view details
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MMedium
$52.00
Whisper Not Whisper Not
Benny Golson/arr. Vince Norman - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A wonderful jazz standard composed by the incomparable Benny Golson, this chart on Whisper Not features a melody and solos handled by trumpet 2 and tenor sax 1. The medium swing tempo is about 108 - 112... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
White Sands White Sands
Nicholas Fernandez - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

This medium-advanced level, multiple style chart was originally performed by the Nicholas Fernandez New York Nonet and is one of the publisher's new "Artist's Series" compositions. This chart has been adapted... view details
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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$8.00
Whodunnit? Whodunnit?
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

A Gordon Goodwin work of art! Commissioned by the "New Trier High School Jazz Ensemble I," this is a bluesy swing chart that keeps on giving. There's an optional vibe/xylophone/percussion part and an optional... view details
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AAdvanced
$65.00
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AAdvanced
$10.00
Why We Can't Have Nice Things Why We Can't Have Nice Things
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As recorded by the Big Phat Band, you've got your basic flag-waving, barn-burning, straight-ahead swing chart here, and believe it or not, it's not all that hard to play! Sure, it's a challenge, but... view details

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AAdvanced
$68.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Without a Song Without a Song
Vincent Youmans/arr. Joe Henderson - Jazz Lines Publications

In 1992 Joe Henderson and Don Sickler put together an all-star band to record Without a Song and other charts that had been sitting around for many years. The idea was that the band would perform a... view details
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AAdvanced
$75.00
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$25.00
The Woogie The Woogie
Wycliffe Gordon - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Composed and arranged by jazz great Wycliffe Gordon, The Woogie is a boogie-woogie shuffle originally composed for the "Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra." It's been brought down to the medium easy level... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Work Song Work Song
Nat Adderley/arr. Peter Blair - Heritage Music Press

Here's one of the best jazz classics ever in a minor key!  The original Nat Adderly gospel/rock-style recording is the starting point for this accessible arrangement.  After the first time through the head... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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Work Song Work Song
Nat Adderley/arr. Terry White - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Cannonball Adderley made it famous, brother Nat composed it and now Terry White provides a terrific swing chart for younger jazz groups. It swings hard, features a catchy, easy to play melody, and is mature... view details
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Work in Progress Work in Progress
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

If you want to play original Gordon Goodwin charts but find them are too challenging, check this out! Composed and arranged by Gordon Goodwin specifically at a more accessible level, this medium tempo swing... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
Worried Man Blues Worried Man Blues
arr. Mike Collins-Dowden - Jalen Publishing

This chart on a familiar folk tune begins in ballad style featuring a trumpet solo before moving into an easy swing that young jazzers will find rewarding and playable. It's scored with limited ranges with the... view details
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Ya Gotta Try Ya Gotta Try
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Perfect as an opener or closer, this chart will energize any concert...especially festival programs. While your competition searches high and low for obscure music to program, why not impress adjudicators by... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
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$3.50