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Jazz Charts with Reduced Instrumentation (135)
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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
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$6.00
Absolutely Positively Absolutely Positively
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This slow shuffle chart really gets down at an easier grade level! Everyone gets to play as it's mostly full ensemble writing and all your players can concentrate on style. The bluesy sound emphasizes the... view details
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
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
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
$45.00
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$7.00
All's Well That Ends Well All's Well That Ends Well
Jon Phelps - Kendor Music, Inc.

Jon Phelps has composed yet another swing original in an easygoing shuffle style that is bound for the libraries of many developing big bands. After the tuneful melodies and notated or improvised solos, this... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
American Patrol American Patrol
arr. Art Dedrick - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally released in 1956, this easy level, swingin' arrangement of the iconic F.W. Meacham tune opens with a short, written alto sax solo before launching into a satisfying series of sax and brass solis,... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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American Patrol American Patrol
arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Glenn Miller's band made this a huge World War II hit song and here it is scored for young players. This chart has no individual solos, very modest brass ranges and plenty of ensemble sound.  Easy to rehearse... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
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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Avenue Swing Avenue Swing
Mike Collins-Dowden - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This Mike Collins-Dowden swing-style original features a hip melody, interesting call-and-response passages between the saxes and brass, nice dynamic contrasts, a written or improv solo for trumpet, and... view details

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Baby That's What I Need Baby That's What I Need (a.k.a. Walk Tall)
arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This tune is better known as Walk Tall and was originally performed by Cannonball Adderley's quintet. It has a gospel flavored R&B groove and the features include a lead trumpet range to written F top... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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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
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Bari Cool Chart Bari Cool Chart
Andy Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Showcase your bari sax player with this solid-sounding swinger from the pen of Andy Clark. The spotlight is on the bari throughout and the tasteful background parts for the band provide a comfortable setting... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$6.00
The Big Band Theory The Big Band Theory
Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Wow, this accessible swing chart has it all... a medium-up tempo, cool melodic lines, textural variety, mature harmonies, easy brass ranges, written or ad lib solos for tenor 1 and trombone 1, and a highly... view details

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EEasy
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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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Big Spender Big Spender (from "Sweet Charity")
Cy Coleman/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the musical "Sweet Charity," this familiar standard has come to epitomize the bluesy "bump and grind" slow swing style. Your trombones will have fun with the signature riff and every section of the band... view details
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EEasy
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The Black Cat The Black Cat
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here is the perfect combination of an infectious melody, great scoring and many of the swing figures that are essential for younger players to learn. With flexible scoring, this... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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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
$35.00
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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
$45.00
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Blue Q Blue Q
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

The combination of a medium swing groove, essential swing figures and blues-based harmonies all add up to make Blue Q an ideal chart for young jazzers to learn the basics of big-band ensemble... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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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
$35.00
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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
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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,... view details

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