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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
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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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
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
$40.00
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$7.00
Chase the Clouds Away 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
$42.00
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$7.00
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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Cubano Chant Cubano Chant
Ray Bryant/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is a "gotta-have-it" chart! It's a very catchy Latin melody scored in a very hip yet playable chart that is exceptional in every way. This cooker features nice piano lines echoed by the ensemble, written... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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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
$38.00
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$7.00
The First Noel The First Noel
arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This beautiful holiday waltz contains great harmony and texture. Easily performable by younger players at around 96 bpm, it even sounds terrific with reduced instrumentation and includes lots of... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Flight of the Foo Birds Flight of the Foo Birds
Neal Hefti/arr. Roy Phillippe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Neal Hefti penned this wonderful chart for the great Count Basie Band, and Roy Phillippe has made it accessible for younger players without losing the verve of the original.  This little swing chart... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Grooved Pavement Grooved Pavement
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Victor Lopez has penned this funky rock chart with a cool riff and a strong backbeat. It's in the style of Lee Morgan's famous Sidewinder and is a groove to play. There's a repetitive two-measure break... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$8.00
Hey Taxi! Hey Taxi!
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As the title suggests, this chart incorporates the sound of honking taxi horns! The straight-eighth rock groove is easy for the rhythm section and there's a solo section that is written out for one, selected... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$8.00
High Maintenance High Maintenance
Gordon Goodwin/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Check out Mike Story's adaptation of this swingin' Big Phat Band hit! It's still hip, it still has all the Gordon Goodwin ingredients, yet it's very accessible. Suggested solos are included for alto, tenor,... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
It Is What It Is It Is What It Is
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This one has a funky rock groove with a hip chord progression, yet it's very easy to play. It Is What It Is has plenty of unison harmony, no solos, easy ranges, and is very effective for the young... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Jingle All the Way Jingle All the Way
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Yes, this is Jingle Bells! Check out this very clever swing arrangement that is sure to please. This very easy chart is easy to rehearse with a catchy hook, very modest brass ranges, and plenty of... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Little Liza Jane Little Liza Jane
arr. Mike Collins-Dowden - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Take this familiar folk song with its natural melodic swing, add a New Orleans style swing feel at a tempo of 158 bpm, create nice interplay between the rhythm section and horns, make it... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$7.00
A Marshmallow World A Marshmallow World
arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Nothing says holiday concert like A Marshmallow World! Mike Story arranges this standard as an easy-to-rehearse chart that has appeal and a catchy, familiar melody. There are brief... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Mood Indigo Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This medium swing arrangement of the dreamy Ellington tune will cook at just about any tempo but the recommended tempo is approximately 108 beats per minute. The chart features a written tenor sax solo and a... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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Mr. P.C. Mr. P.C.
John Coltrane/arr. Terry White - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Composed by jazz legend John Coltrane and arranged for younger players, you can expect this classic swing tune to be a hit with everyone. It's an accessible minor blues that has easy ranges, rhythms, and... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Night Cruiser Night Cruiser
Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Night Cruiser is an original swing chart featuring a saucy melody with interesting backgrounds. The tempo is around 148 bpm, the solo is written or ad lib for trombone 1, and the trumpet... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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One for Daddy-O One for Daddy-O
Nat Adderley/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This great Nat Adderley composition is a swingin' chart at around 148 bpm with a sassy melody line, a written tenor sax solo, and easy brass ranges... all good! It sounds mature, yet it's easy to play... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Play that Funky Music Play that Funky Music
Robert Parissi/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Yes, your young band can get funky- but only arranger Mike Story can take a pop tune like Play That Funky Music and make it come alive for the young jazz ensemble. Simple rhythms, effective and colorful... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Polar Vortex Polar Vortex
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Polar Vortex by Victor Lopez is designed to guarantee young jazz ensemble success! With a haunting melody, it will capture the imagination with a jazz/rock, even eighth note style at a... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Pollo Rojo Pollo Rojo (The Red Chicken)
Les Sabina - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

We haven't heard a better original Latin tune at this grade level than Pollo Roja! It's a cha-cha to be performed at around 146 bpm, has easy brass ranges, includes a written or ad lib alto... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$8.00
Riders on the Storm Riders on the Storm
arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Mike Story's chart on The Doors' rock classic is one that will please audiences and young players. In a medium rock style, it features a written piano solo, easy brass ranges, and easy... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$8.00