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Backdraft
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Los Angeles-based jazz composer Jeff Jarvis composed this tuneful funk chart entitled Backdraft. This medium level chart has all the characteristics of Jarvis' best selling funk charts such as... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Black Hole Sun
Chris Cornell/arr. James Miley - Sierra Music Publications

James Miley presents a very hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune. Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is masterfully scored for the modern big band, making great use of interesting... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$57.00
Additional Score 
$13.00
Bodysnatchers
Radiohead/arr. Fred Sturm - Sierra Music Publications

Bodysnatchers was released in 2007 on Radiohead's "In Rainbows" album. Fred Sturm's powerful arrangement captures the raw passion of Radiohead's version with unique harmonic variations, textural... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$67.00
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$13.00
Chameleon
Herbie Hancock/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

 What a combination! Composed by Grammy winner and jazz legend Herbie Hancock and arranged by Alan Baylock, this jazz classic is both funky and hip. There's open solo space for all and the lead trumpet goes up... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$58.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Channel One Suite
Bill Reddie/arr. Tom Davis - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Wow, what a chart!  This was one of Buddy Rich's signature charts, and many know it from the drum corps arrangement done by the "Blue Devils."  Faithfully transcribed from the original, it's challenging as... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Cot in the Act
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Funky, with a very hip piano intro, this small group chart is for tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. This chart includes solo space for all players.

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Combo Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Trombone & 4 Rhythm
MAMedium-Advanced
$48.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Count Bubba's Revenge
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Revenge is very sweet! It's a shuffle swing that builds and builds, and on top of that, it showcases all the sections by trading back and forth, even playing without the rhythm section in the center section.... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Cyclops
Nat Adderley/arr. Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, Cyclops is one of those infectious charts that will make your audiences bob their heads, tap their feet, and snap their fingers!... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$48.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Down to the Nightclub
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

The masters of funk, Tower of Power, are as relevant and active today as ever before, and their hit from the '70s features a moderate groove with an occasional 7/8 measure thrown in for kicks. This stellar... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Down to the Nightclub
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

From the group "Tower of Power," this funky chart hits the mark at 180 bpm. It includes solos for tenor, trombone, or guitar, with a lead trumpet range to written high C. There's lots of hot... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$58.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Espionage
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

The melody...is the bass line...is the melody! Check it out! The song is constructed on this marginally tonal, but relentlessly rhythmic melody line. Also featured is some seriously groovy drumming. Creative,... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
Combo e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
A Few Good Men
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

 Now this is different!  Gordon combines elements of a military march, funk, and straight-ahead rock styles to offer a chart that is unlike anything you've heard before, and completely interesting.  After the... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Frankly Speaking!
Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A chorale introduction leads into a funky groove in this Victor Lopez hot jazz/funk original. The saxophones deliver the heat with some hot solis, and the brass section stays busy as well. The rhythm section... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
Freedom Jazz Dance
Eddie Harris/arr. Eric Richards - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Eric Richards' charts are substantial, but worth the work! Here's Eric's take on Eddie Harris' burnin' jazz classic with a funk groove. The tempo moves along at 208 bpm and the lead trumpet range is to written... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
The Girls Next Door
Metheny & Mays/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

Here's another great chart to add to the growing Pat Metheny Series for jazz bands! It's a down-right funk chart originally recorded on the Metheny Group's album "We Live Here." At around 84 bpm, it's set... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Go Go
Bob Mintzer - Kendor Music, Inc.

This funk chart was originally recorded by the Yellowjackets for their "Time Squared" CD. Filled with unexpected twists and turns, this big band version requires a triplet-based swing feel similar to hip-hop.... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Great Big Ball with a Map Wrapped Around It
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

There are hints of '80s Brookmeyer in this chart that's approachable by advanced high school bands and on up. It has a medium-up, feel-good vibe, a memorable melody, and paints with broad brush strokes. It's... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Groov-i-tude
Pete McGuinness - Smartchart Music

Don't miss this moderate tempo funk/rock chart with plenty of unison and ensemble writing to make your band sound great. The open solo section is based on two chords in the friendly key of B-flat with... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$47.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Groove Merchant
Jerome Richardson/arr. Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.

Listed in "Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz" and recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra on their "Central Park North" album, this great collaboration between Jerome Richardson and Thad Jones... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Hard Hittin'
Nicholas Fernandez - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

Hard Hittin' is a swing/funk chart written at about 184 bpm, but sounds like it's written at half that tempo...a great feel! The drummer needs to be on top of the game in this one. There's a... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$40.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Hit It
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Hit It is a 16th note funk chart with a Tower of Power flavor, set over a modal sounding A minor blues structure. An accessible solo vehicle with ad lib solo parts included for all, it's a great set... view details

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Combo with Flexible Instrumentation
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
Combo e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$18.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Hunting Wabbits
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Gordon Goodwin's tongue-in-cheek tribute to cartoons is stellar! The mixing of "legitimate" and swing styles makes this chart a showstopper. Soprano sax leads the saxes throughout, and some feisty... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
George Bassman/arr. Scott Ragsdale - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This big band standard made famous by Tommy Dorsey gets an updated treatment with a funky groove alternating with a swing feel at around 170 bpm. This is a clever and effective treatment of this... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
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$10.00
Idioteque
Radiohead/arr. Patty Darling - Sierra Music Publications

Idioteque was recorded on Radiohead's 2000 CD "Kid A," and Patty Darling's chart is a model for arranging contemporary pop/rock/fusion music for big band. It's rare to find such an artful and creative... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$62.00
Additional Score 
$5.00