A real jazz classic, this chart kicks! The features include a medium swing style, a written or improvised solo for tenor sax, meaningful ensemble passages, exceptional soli lines, superb phrases, and a
Here's a very useful arrangement that will fill the need when your jazz band is requested to play something patriotic. Featuring a variety of tempos and styles, this chart includes five American
A jazz waltz that swings at around 170 bpm, this chart features an infectious melody hook by the great Charles Mingus that reaches out and grabs you! There are written solos for alto sax and trombone 1, and
Just listen to this chart and you know you have to have it as Victor Lopez brings the original Weather Report version to life for jazz ensembles. All the ingredients are here, plus solo space (written or
Yep, you guessed it...it's a funk chart! "The Chicken" tradition continues at about 136 bpm. The funk groove is deep, the solos are written out for tenor and/or guitar, and the lead trumpet
The "chicken" series continues with this outstanding funk chart by Kris Berg. With the chicken-flavored title, this is just plain funky. The laid-back tempo is around 100 bpm; the solo space is for tenor
A great title and great chart! Chili Today, Hot Tamale is set in a samba groove in cut-time at around 90 bpm. It's accessible for a solid easy to medium grade level, there are written
With Comfort and Joy, the melody is generously passed around the ensemble to keep everyone happy, plus there is written solo space for tenor, alto, piano and some drum fills, too. The lead trumpet
You know this great Mancini standard, but check out how the chart goes back and forth from F to A-flat. The swing feel is around 148 bpm, the solos are written for trumpet 2 and alto, the lead trumpet hits
Gordon Goodwin wrote this funky chart at the medium grade level to showcase trumpet 1 and trombone 1. Everything is written out, including the melody duet, the solos, and the featured trades. The
With a distinct flavor of the group Weather Report, writer Kris Berg continues his successful string of chicken-related jazz ensemble titles with Feather Report. This one is definitely a superb
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