Here's a wonderful take on the group Toto's classic rock tune from the '80s. It's solidly scored throughout and sounds amazingly like the original while remaining accessible for developing jazz bands.
In this flexible instrumentation setting for six horns and rhythm, Michael Mossman uses a moderate swing style to fashion a classy version of this familiar standard. The scoring style is largely tutti, but
You know it, you love it! This Meghan Trainor megahit is set at around 136 bpm with a solid rock groove, has no solos, and will be a favorite with students and audiences. This Victor Lopez arrangement
From "The Jungle Book," this timeless classic appeared in the original move as well as the latest blockbuster hit. With a jaunty 2-beat swing style and well-known melody, this one is impossible not to like.
From the best-selling album of all time, Thriller, this rock classic from Michael Jackson makes a superb jazz band tune your students and audiences will enjoy. The brass get a chance to shine in a
Sly and the Family Stone was a pivotal funk band of the late 1960s pioneering a fusion of funk, rock and soul. Who can forget their landmark performance at Woodstock in 1969? This exciting medley of hits
Here's a solid, very playable arrangement of the modern jazz classic made famous by Weather Report and Manhattan Transfer. It includes a written solo for alto sax. The strong groove and carefully
Robin Thicke's megahit really lit up the airwaves and took the country by storm! This adaptation for younger jazz ensembles by Paul Murtha features the infectious dance groove and familiar riffs from the
It is absolutely impossible to find a funkier tune than this R&B hit from the 1970s courtesy of The Commodores. This chart has it all, from the trademark bass riff to the ensemble punches and
Paul Simon's soulful rock ballad is set here at 88 bpm, and as arranged by Paul Baker is sure to please! The melody is first stated by trumpet 2 and tenor sax, there are no improvised solos, and the trumpet
Topping the charts as well as being featured in the movie "Trolls," this hit song from Justin Timberlake features a catchy hook along with an energetic rock style. The saxes begin with the melody followed
Originally recorded by Rose Royce in 1977, this well-known funky hit as recorded by Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott is enjoying new life in the hit movie "Shark Tale." Authentic-sounding, it
Few people remember The Meters and this recording from 1969; however, over the years Cissy Strut has become a model of funky drumming and simmering grooves, and has been recorded by countless rock
From the rock group Queen, here is their highly popular swing tune in a fast-paced chart for developing jazz ensembles. Sure to be a fun one to rehearse and perform!
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