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Robert Lamm/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by the group Chicago, this signature hit has gone on to become a rock classic. Paul Murtha's easy arrangement is playable with very limited rehearsal time, but still has an authentic and hard-driving... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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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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$48.00
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Ain't No Mountain High Enough Ain't No Mountain High Enough
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by such greats as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and most recently Michael McDonald, this rockin' Motown classic will sound great with your beginning players.  Easy to learn and fun to play, it's arranged... view details
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All of Me All of Me
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the iconic tunes from the swing era, this enduring standard has been recorded by countless artists ranging from Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra, to... view details

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Baby, It's Cold Outside Baby, It's Cold Outside
Frank Loesser/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

This familiar standard is usually performed as a duet. It's been recorded countless times over the years, notably in the holiday movie favorite "Elf" starring Will Ferrell. This charming arrangement for... view details

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Bad Bad
Michael Jackson/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Michael Jackson's early hits, Bad features a signature bass line and a strong melody. This instantly recognizable rock chart will sound great with limited rehearsal time and is playable with... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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Bad Romance Bad Romance
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Young players will have a blast with this dynamic, yet easy version of this huge hit by Lady Gaga. The trombones state the distinctive riff theme, and later the sax section trades statements with the brass... view details
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The Bare Necessities The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book)
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Ever since The Bare Necessities was first introduced in the classic movie "The Jungle Book," this catchy tune has remained a familiar favorite. Featured again in the 2016 movie, here is an easy... view details

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Basically Basie Basically Basie
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Learning music in the style of the great Count Basie Band is an essential experience for any jazz musician. This accessible chart is a swinging original featuring many of the components so... view details

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VEVery Easy
$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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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Born This Way Born This Way
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a very easy arrangement of the Lady Gaga hit. Easy rhythms and a solid rock feel help to ensure success with this one. A CD is included and it's playable with optional reduced or expanded... view details
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Bossa Bonito Bossa Bonito
Jon Phelps - Kendor Music, Inc.

This very easy bossa nova with an infectious melody gives all players exposure within the safety of their sections. Accessible rhythms, notated rhythm parts and written or improvised solos for alto sax and... view details
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Broadway 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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Brother Benjamin 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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Cajun Chili Peppers Cajun Chili Peppers
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

A strong and happy Latin groove anywhere from 155 to 180 bpm is the foundation of Cajun Chili Peppers. The chart opens with the drums and the horn sections stating the opening fanfare followed by... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Caravan Caravan
Duke Ellington/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a distinctive arrangement for beginning jazz groups on one of Duke Ellington's most recognizable tunes. One of the featured works in the 2014 movie "Whiplash," it combines the styles of Latin and big... view details

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Chin Music Chin Music
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Chin Music is a straight-ahead rocker with a title that refers to a pitch that is thrown to the high and inside part of the plate. A high-energy chart that is a perfect opener or... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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Christmas Tree Ride Christmas Tree Ride (O Tannenbaum)
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This very accessible holiday chart is based on O Tannenbaum and is in a bossa/rock style played at around 138 bpm with a brief easy-to-interpret 3/4 interlude that provides interesting... view details

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