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Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of Jeff Jarvis' infectious funk charts for big band, you'll love this light funk original for developing groups. A driving funk groove is coupled with a rich... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Line Drive Line Drive
Rob Vuono, Jr. - C L Barnhouse Company

A totally energetic and exciting rock chart, Line Drive features a hip, driving minor-key melody over a set of shifting and unexpected chord changes. Built upon a 12-bar frame, it features... view details

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MMedium
$48.00
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$7.00
Lineball Lineball
Daryl McKenzie - Brolga Music Publishing, Co.

Lineball is a straight-ahead rocker with a brief introduction followed by a tuneful melody at the top featuring the saxes and then the trumpets. There's a half-time feel in the bridge, then a... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$10.00
Listen Here Listen Here
Eddie Harris/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This funky rock chart with a cha-cha flavor features a very hip and simple melody. Also featured are easy backgrounds, and a flexible solo section for one, some, or all winds. With the optional parts, clear... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$7.00
Little Brown Jug Little Brown Jug
arr. Art Dedrick - Kendor Music, Inc.

First released in 1954, this easy level setting of the song popularized by Glenn Miller in 1939 begins with an 8-bar marcato intro before settling into the familiar medium swing groove. The thematic build... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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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
Livin' on a Prayer Livin' on a Prayer
Bon Jovi/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the pivotal rock bands of the 1980s, Bon Jovi produced a string of chart-topping and high energy hits. This is one of their best in a driving arrangement for beginning players that's sure to be a hit... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Londonderry Air Londonderry Air
arr. Art Dedrick - Kendor Music, Inc.

This easy big band release from 1954 features a beautiful trumpet solo, played as written, in an expressive ballad setting. Flowing legato figures dominate throughout, and a brief trombone solo and a 16-bar... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Long Lost Friend Long Lost Friend
George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

With a haunting melody and lush ensemble voicings, here is the perfect showcase for your trumpet, alto sax or trombone soloist. This beautiful rock ballad will also provide the perfect change of pace at your... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00
Love Is Here to Stay Love Is Here to Stay
George Gershwin/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Using an ensemble-based scoring style, modest ranges, and rich harmonies, Rick Stitzel has written a great-sounding chart for young jazz ensembles on this Gershwin favorite. This accessible... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Love Shack Love Shack
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

A funky little tune about a funky little shack! Originally recorded by the B-52s, this familiar hit has remained popular throughout the years. Here's a rock-solid and great-sounding chart for young players!... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Low Down Dirty Dog Blues Low Down Dirty Dog Blues
Jim Cifelli - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Get your young jazz band down and dirty with this driving blues shuffle at about 132 bpm. It's a terrific chart for teaching swing phrasing and articulation. The features include moderate ranges, notated... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$7.00
Low Rider Low Rider
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

With its unmistakable bass line, just plain cool rhythmic groove, and infectious rock style, here's a classic 1970s hit that young players are sure to enjoy! Arranged with moderate ranges, easy... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
Lucky Boy Lucky Boy
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This fun bossa nova with a catchy melody and infectious groove features a solo for 2nd trumpet, a sax soli and a roaring ensemble chorus! Scored for five saxes, eight brass and rhythm section, it's also... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00
Lullaby of Birdland Lullaby of Birdland
Shearing & Weiss/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

The jazz world mourns the loss of British pianist and composer George Shearing, who passed away in 2011. Here is his most famous composition in a carefully crafted arrangement for young jazz ensembles. Every... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Mack the Knife Mack the Knife
Kurt Weill/arr. Rich DeRosa - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Mack the Knife swings! At a tempo around 120 BPM, this wonderful swing chart is a great choice for young players. The features include written piano, alto sax and trumpet solos and a swingin' shout... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Make It Snappy Make It Snappy
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

The saxes take the lead in this upbeat, bluesy and swinging shuffle chart set at 144 bpm. Great riffs, reasonable ranges and solid ensemble scoring make this an accessible yet fun chart for your band to... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Man in the Mirror Man in the Mirror
arr. Paul Jennings - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by Michael Jackson, this is one of the signature pop hits of the 1980s. Skillfully arranged for young jazz ensembles to feature every section on the melody at some point, this chart will go together... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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Manteca Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the classic examples of the Afro-Cuban style in jazz, Dizzy Gillespie's Manteca endures as a true standard. Available here in a version for young bands, Michael Sweeney carefully simplifies the... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
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
$42.00
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$7.00
Maynard & Waynard Maynard & Waynard
Gordon Goodwin/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Gordon Goodwin composed this great chart to feature Maynard Ferguson and Wayne Bergeron with The Big Phat Band, and now Peter Blair provides an accessible version for young players. Not a trumpet duet... view details

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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Josef Zawinul/arr. Robert Woods - Heritage Music Press

Joe Zawinul's perennial jazz favorite gets a really accessible and solid treatment in this arrangement that is modeled after the legendary Cannonball Adderly Quintet recording from 1966.  The happy,... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$7.50
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Josef Zawinul/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A must-have chart for every young jazz band! This classic jazz/rock favorite by Joe Zawinul is masterfully arranged for young jazz bands with an easy rock feel by Mike Story. This chart has a simple written... view details
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EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Minnesalsa Minnesalsa
Ethan Freier - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Heating up the north woods, Minnesalsa is in a very authentic yet playable salsa groove. It's harmonically interesting, tuneful and includes clearly notated rhythm section parts that help students... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$7.00