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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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,
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
This tribute to Thelonious Monk is a wonderful way to expose young players to one of the icons of jazz history. Blues-based changes and a swing style help to make this chart accessible to young
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