Master composer Patrick Williams has created a superior chart in every way with Aurora. It is a roaring samba at 120 bpm with optional horns in F, full instrumentation, two auxiliary
As recorded by Cannonball Musical Instruments, this is a brilliant Gordon Goodwin chart written for five saxes (SATTB), plus four rhythm instruments and percussion! This brisk samba at around
Here's the full big-band version of Gordon Goodwin's The Cannonball Run! It's a high-energy Latin/pop cooker that moves along at a pretty good clip, around 240 bpm. The saxophone lead is
Recently featured in the motion picture "Whiplash," this barnburner by outstanding arranger John Wasson is pure Latin fire from start to finish! This chart will have your students begging to practice.
A great title and great chart! Chili Today, Hot Tamale is set in a samba groove in cut-time at around 90 bpm. It's accessible for a solid easy to medium grade level, there are written
It's all here... a jazz calypso style, ensemble, percussion, feel and drive! Played at around 168 bpm, this tune will grab you immediately with its catchy melody that includes a written or ad lib tenor
Latin music should be a part of every jazz group's repertoire. You'll enjoy the fire and rhythmic emphasis of this chart, as well as the harmonic and melodic richness. With the half note equaling 108
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, electric bass, and drums. A Latin groove with montuno patterns by the rhythm section,
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