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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
Additional Score 
$6.00
All In for the Blues All In for the Blues
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

As one of the most important American music forms, the blues is an essential concept for developing students who are learning about jazz improvisation and ensemble playing. This easy-level swinger has it... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
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
Back Online Back Online
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

Don't miss this swinging, shuffle blues chart for developing groups that cooks right off the top! Set at about 132 bpm, it features a full and hot saxophone section soli, a stop-time section leading... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
The Big Band Theory The Big Band Theory
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

This bright swinger kicks right from the start at around 180 bpm! Based on a blues form, this chart is very melodic and simply cooks in an uncomplicated fashion, with tasty unison riffs balancing the... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Blue 'n' Moody Blue 'n' Moody
Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Utilizing the dorian mode and a bluesy melody, here is a catchy original perfect for teaching the swing style. This one also works great for beginning improvisers since the solo section uses only two chords... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Blue Note Blues Blue Note Blues
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Whether your jazz band has some experience or is in the developmental stages, this medium-tempo swingin' blues chart is suitable for all performance situations. All sections have... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Blue Train Blue Train
John Coltrane/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your young players to jazz legend John Coltrane with this medium-tempo blues tune featuring an easy-to-play melody and solid tutti-style rhythms for the ensemble.  In addition, the blues changes and... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Blues Be King! Blues Be King!
Scott Stanton - C L Barnhouse Company

Yes! Feature your guitar or vibes player on this cookin' blues shuffle in F with a nod to the late, great B.B. King! The bari sax part takes a prominent blues band role within the rhythm section. The... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
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 Testing Blues Testing
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Finally, a test that students will look forward to taking! This straight-ahead swinger is ideal for teaching swing rhythm interpretation and improvising on a blues. Equally suited to any program, it's... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Blues Train Blues Train
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

In the style of the great Count Basie, Blues Train is full of wonderful teaching and performance opportunities for younger groups. Simple, yet effective ensemble writing, blues based changes and a... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
The Blues Walk The Blues Walk
Clifford Brown/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your young players to jazz legend Clifford Brown with this classic riff tune. This creative arrangement for developing groups is great for learning to improvise with the suggested solos, and the... view details
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EEasy
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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, and... view details

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EEasy
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Blues for Three Brothers Blues for Three Brothers
Armando Rivera - Kendor Music, Inc.

This classic Basie-styled blues opener features full band at mezzo-forte on the first chorus, then a tasty saxophone section soli before the written or improvised solos by alto sax and trombone.  The soloists... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00
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
Bringin' Down the House Bringin' Down the House
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

The title says it all! This bright, accessible swinger features hip unison riffs, cool sax solis and powerhouse ensemble sections. Built on the blues form, this is a great chart for teaching the swing... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Choozin' the Blooz Choozin' the Blooz
Rob Vuono, Jr. - C L Barnhouse Company

Here is truly one "blooz" you will want to "chooz!" Featuring a catchy melody, a totally hip set of chord changes, and a tempo around 144 bpm, this chart really swings and lays right in the groove... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Cole Minor Blues Cole Minor Blues
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Scored for developing jazz ensembles, this approachable, minor blues work features a moderate tempo, sturdy swing rhythms, and a memorable melody shared by the various horn sections of the band. Any instrument... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00
Crank It Up Crank It Up
Patrick Broadbent - Brolga Music Publishing, Co.

Based on a twelve-bar blues and built on syncopated melodic ideas that build in intensity when layered on top of each other, Crank It Up is a riff-based swing chart designed for young... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Doctor Minor's Blues Doctor Minor's Blues
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

The minor blues is an essential song form in the jazz language, and Doctor Minor's Blues provides a perfect vehicle to introduce this form to young players. The features include a strong melody,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
Don't Miss the Bus Don't Miss the Bus
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Plays easy and sounds cool! That's the perfect combination found in this carefully crafted, medium swing, blues tune for younger jazz groups. It riffs right along with a cool jazz sound. The trumpets and... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Escalator Blues Escalator Blues
Jeff Darrohn - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Composer/arranger Jeff Darrohn has created this very interesting blues chart. A 16-bar blues, it has call-and-responses, a few stop-time sections, a building interlude and brief written-out solo breaks for... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Fancy Pants Fancy Pants
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Don't miss this great funky blues chart! It's got a laid back groove that really grabs you! Originally written for Count Basie, it's the kind of chart that will make your band sound great. Written out rhythm... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00