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Blues and Swing Jazz Ensemble Charts (85)
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Afro Blue Afro Blue
Mongo Santamaria/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

With an almost hypnotic 3/4 rhythmic pattern, here is an effective yet easy version of this standard made famous by John Coltrane. The saxes are featured on the first chorus then the brass get a chorus of... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
All My Loving All My Loving
Lennon & McCartney/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the iconic early hits by the Beatles, this catchy tune features an immediately recognizable melody and a driving swing/shuffle style. Included in this version for young players is the famous... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
April in Paris April in Paris
Vernon Duke/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made famous by The Count Basie Orchestra, here is a great-sounding yet playable version of this standard for developing bands. It includes feature spots for every section and optional written or improvised... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Artistry in Rhythm Artistry in Rhythm
Stan Kenton/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed and recorded by Stan Kenton in the 1940s, Artistry in Rhythm became his signature and a true classic from the big-band era. Paul Murtha has skillfully adapted and truncated this for younger... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Think of it as turbo-charged musical tongue-in-cheek... Gordon Goodwin style! Based on the theme from the movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes," Gordon's ability to develop a simple theme is amazing. This... view details
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AAdvanced
$65.00
 
The Phat Pack Jazz Ensemble CD Dual Disc CD/DVD
$19.95
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home? Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a great vehicle for teaching your younger jazz ensemble how to swing. Originally a blues tune from 1919, this familiar song has become an often recorded jazz standard. John Berry's updated version... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Backatown Backatown
Troy Andrews/arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

From Trombone Shorty's acclaimed CD "Backatown," here is the hot title cut arranged for big band in a funky medium tempo. Combining the elements of New Orleans second line and contemporary rock styles,... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Bags' Groove Bags' Groove (Little Big Band)
Milt Jackson/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Milt Jackson's signature blues tune has become a well-known jazz standard, and Mark Taylor's arrangement makes it sound great in this six horn, little big band format. Featuring a nice, medium swing feel, and... view details
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Jazz Ensemble Little Big Band
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Blue Monk Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the signature tunes from jazz legend Thelonious Monk is this quirky and iconic blues! This great-sounding version for big bands maintains the medium swing feel and "Monk-isms" from the original, but the... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$7.50
Blue Skies Blue Skies (Little Big Band)
Irving Berlin/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a creative and unique version of this familiar Irving Berlin standard that alternates between samba and swing styles. Featuring intricate and effective six horn scoring with solos for tenor sax and/or... view details
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Jazz Ensemble Little Big Band
MMedium
$45.00
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$7.50
Blues Idol Blues Idol
Steve Allee - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young jazzers deserve their chance to be in the spotlight, and here's a perfect vehicle for aspiring young stars. This bluesy swing chart features the saxes on the melody with commentary from the brass... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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 young jazzers. With a moderate tempo, a riff-based melody,... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blues in Hoss' Flat Blues in Hoss' Flat (Blues in Frankie's 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
$40.00
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$5.00
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
$35.00
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$5.00
Bye, Bye Blackbird Bye, Bye Blackbird
Ray Henderson/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged in a medium slow Count Basie style, this is a great chart for teaching ensemble balance and laidback swing. It includes plenty of tutti ensemble playing, plus a Basie-like piano solo that's... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
C-Jam Blues C-Jam Blues
Duke Ellington/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a new and creative new take on this Duke Ellington favorite set in a New Orleans street beat style. A piano introduction sets up the groove then a small group takes the initial statement of the theme.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Caldonia Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?)
Fleecie Moore/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made famous by Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, here is a fun chart from the early swing era. The saxes do most of the heavy lifting, supported by punches and backgrounds in the brass. Also featured are... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Catch Me If You Can! Catch Me If You Can!
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

This upbeat swinger features meaty sax lines, an infectious groove, a soaring shout chorus and a thrilling surprise ending. The solos are for alto and tenor. Also featured are cool effects for brass... car... view details
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AAdvanced
$57.00
Catch Me If You Can! Catch Me If You Can!
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Here's a real-deal chart for your sextet that is much more than "head-solos-head." With a great shout chorus, a surprise ending and soloing over a mixolydian vamp, it's scored for Alto, Tenor and Trombone plus... view details
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Combo 3 Horns & Rhythm Section
AAdvanced
$25.00
Combo 3 Horns & Rhythm Section
AAdvanced
$10.00
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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$5.00
Count Bubba's Revenge Count Bubba's Revenge
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Revenge is very sweet! It's a shuffle swing that builds and builds, and on top of that, it showcases all the sections by trading back and forth, even playing without the rhythm section in the center section.... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$70.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
 
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$19.95
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' Cruisin' for a Bluesin'
Andy Weiner - Hal Leonard Corporation

If you have the horses, let 'em run with this churnin', burnin' swing monster from Maynard's big band album Big Bop Nouveau. The chart really burns, but will sound just as hot with the tempo turned down a... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$3.00
Day by Day Day by Day (Little Big Band)
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged here in a brisk up-tempo swing style, this Sammy Cahn classic is set with much of the first chorus in unison for all the horns. After a solo section featuring alto sax and then trumpet, a brief... view details

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Jazz Ensemble Little Big Band
MMedium
$45.00
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$5.00
Deep Pockets Deep Pockets
Brad Ciechomski - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This straight-ahead shuffle chart swings hard from the very beginning! At around 120 bpm, Deep Pockets features catchy riffs that are passed between sections played over a punchy accompaniment. The... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
EEasy
$7.00