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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
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'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
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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
$38.00
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
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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$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
$38.00
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$7.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
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
$40.00
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
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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$5.00
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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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
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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$40.00
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$5.00
Blues in Hoss 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 trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or... view details

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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
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
Broadway
arr. George Vincent - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Your young players will sound like pros when they play this great swing standard! It's for beginning jazzers with an AABA form, a very easy melody, and a simple bridge. This one has basic rhythm swing figures,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$36.00
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$7.00
Brother Benjamin
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Feature any melodic instrument with this Doug Beach and George Shutack swing composition at the very easy grade level. The infectious melody and the gospel flavored harmonies combine to create a chart... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1
Paul Clark, Ken Harris, Larry Neeck & James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

This budget-saving pack is an outstanding collection of four jazz charts for young players that includes Time Out by Ken Harris, Just Before I Close My Eyes by Larry Neeck, The... view details

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EEasy
$60.00
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$12.00
Bye, Bye Blackbird
Dixon & 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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Chase the Clouds Away
Chuck Mangione/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Need a pretty ballad?  This is ideal for younger players as arranged by Mike Lewis. It has plenty of unisons and harmonies in thirds with no individual solos and the 1st trumpet range goes only to written,... view details

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EEasy
$38.00
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
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
$45.00
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
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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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
Come Out Swingin'
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Larry Neeck's new retro swing chart Come Out Swingin' has a relaxed yet intense feel that will make your mid-level band really shine! Reasonable ranges and a tasty shout chorus are coupled with an open... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00