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Jazz Charts with Reduced Instrumentation (296)
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Squeeze on the Knees Squeeze on the Knees
Dean Sorenson - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Let your young jazz band rock on with with this driving rock chart. At 132 bpm it roars from the very first bar! With ultimately flexible instrumentation, it's playable with just four horns and three rhythm on... view details
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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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VEVery Easy
$7.00
Star Spangled Banner Star Spangled Banner
arr. Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Although this piece is not usually associated with jazz bands, this arrangement works so well it can appropriately be included in any jazz concert. It's also invaluable to have in the files for those... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
Static Line Static Line
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

Here's a laid-back swing chart featuring great writing for younger jazz groups that sounds as hip as a much more advanced chart. Featuring lots of flexibility and optional parts, this chart... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Steep and Deep Steep and Deep
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of this writer's funk charts, you'll enjoy this original for developing groups. It's an easier funk tune and features melodic content without the usual... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Stella by Starlight Stella by Starlight
Victor Young/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

This jazz standard has stood the test of time and has been recorded by countless jazz artists over the years. Here is a wonderful medium swing version scored with an authentic sound for young jazz ensembles. A... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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Straight North Straight North
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Featuring ample use of fundamental swing figures and abundant ensemble work, this solid blues chart provides a wonderful educational experience for developing jazz players. Great ensemble writing keeps... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
String of Pearls String of Pearls
Jerry Gray/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Arranger Mike Lewis has taken this swinging Glenn Miller hit and arranged it for easy jazz ensemble.  His clever reworking of the solo sections and the descending harmony line makes this chart very playable... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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Struttin' with Some Barbecue Struttin' with Some Barbecue
arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a fresh take on one of the all-time standards of early jazz composed by Lillian Hardin Armstrong and Don Raye, and made famous by Louis Armstrong. There's a hint of old time jazz style mixed in with... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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Stuck in a Groove Stuck in a Groove
Lennie Niehaus - Kendor Music, Inc.

If you need a solid, accessible moderate swing chart for your developing jazz band, then look no further. This one has lots of variety and developmental material that will strengthen the skill set of all... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$7.00
Summer Breeze Summer Breeze
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

Summer Breeze is a medium tempo swing chart that's perfect for young jazz bands. Don't let the grade level fool you, even experienced bands will dig the bluesy groove in this chart. Featuring bass and... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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Summertime Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess")
George Gershwin/arr. Rich DeRosa - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This Gershwin classic has a refreshing sound as the chorale introduction slips into a slow swing feel reminiscent of the legendary Miles Davis/Gil Evans arrangement. Arranger Rich DeRosa brings a big sound to... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
Superstition Superstition
Stevie Wonder/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Stevie Wonder helped bring funk to mainstream pop music in the '70s, and this is one of his most recognizable hits. This arrangement is easy to learn yet maintains the authentic groove of the original.... view details

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EEasy
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Sway Sway (Quien Sera)
Juan Pablo Ruiz/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

This smooth Latin favorite has been around for more than 50 years and recorded countless times, including recently by Michael Buble. The easy rhythms and infectious groove make it an excellent choice for... view details
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EEasy
$35.00
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Sweet Caroline Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Even before the TV series Glee, this Neil Diamond classic, first recorded in 1969, had proven its popularity and staying power. Here is a solid, yet easy treatment for jazz ensemble that requires no solos.... view details

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EEasy
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Swing State Swing State
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Much of the great music of the early Count Basie library was built on short musical ideas called riffs. Swing State provides young players with the opportunity to experience this style at the... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$7.00
Swing Thing Swing Thing
Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This easy swinger by Mike Story is set at about 120 bpm. Everything is written out, including a tenor sax solo and a very cool shout chorus. The trumpet 1 range is to written D fourth line, and... view details

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EEasy
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Take the 'A' Train Take the 'A' Train
Billy Strayhorn/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This chart swings all the way and is very playable by a young jazz ensemble. Arranger Vince Gassi offers a fresh take on this classic, yet captures the essence of this well-known Strayhorn composition made... view details
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EEasy
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Thad's Place Thad's Place
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

This medium tempo blues is a perfect swing chart for developing jazz groups. Opening with a piano solo before the unison brass statement of the melody, this chart keeps the ranges and rhythms in just the right... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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Think Think
Franklin & White/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Aretha Franklin made it famous and Mike Story makes it a solid gold tune in a rock-solid groove. It's easy to put together with written solos for alto 1, tenor 1, trumpet 1 and trombone 1. There's a short drum... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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Thriller Thriller
Rod Temperton/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Featuring one of the great bass lines of the rock era, Michael Jackson's Thriller became a musical icon of the '80s. And...it still works today in this powerful and easy arrangement for young jazz... view details
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EEasy
$35.00
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Time to Testify Time to Testify
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Time To Testify is a tuneful gospel/rock chart that is sure to find its way into the big band folders of developing jazz bands. Opening with a short, notated alto solo, this easy level chart kicks into... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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Tomorrow's Memories Tomorrow's Memories
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This beautiful ballad features alto saxophone with an emphasis on lyricism and rich harmonies. The solo may be improvised or played as written, and additional highlights include a double-time section, a... view details

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EEasy
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Top Dog Top Dog
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

Top Dog is an up-tempo, high-energy blues with an emphasis on ensemble work. Additional features include a "horns alone" chorus, a swinging saxophone soli, a suggested or improvised solo for 2nd... view details
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Twist and Shout Twist and Shout
Russell & Medley/arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation

This rock hit was released by The Beatles in 1964, and famously featured in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Here is a hard-hitting and energetic version arranged for young players. Optional reduced or... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00