Young players will have a blast with this dynamic yet easy version of this huge hit by Lady Gaga. The trombones state the distinctive riff theme, and later the sax section trades statements with the brass
Ever since The Bare Necessities was first introduced in the classic movie "The Jungle Book," this catchy tune has remained a familiar favorite. Featured again in the 2016 movie, here is an easy
The song that launched Michael Jackson's famous "moonwalk" was also one of the top-selling singles of the year in 1983. This chart features the signature bass line and catchy melodies and is a great
Recorded by legendary blues singer John Lee Hooker in 1961, this tune remains one of his most identifiable and enduring songs. Here's a bluesy swing setting for young players that includes the signature
Originally recorded by The Meters in 1969, Cissy Strut has since become a model for playing funk as recorded by both jazz and rock artists. The signature bass line is played by trombones, tenors
Recorded by American rock band OneRepublic, this popular hard-driving hit is establishing a solid place in today's culture. With its driving pulse and eighth-note based rhythms, Counting Stars
Here's the hot dance hit recorded by Cupid in a hard-hitting, yet easy to play version for young players! The melody is cleverly traded between sections, and there are no solos required. A teaching unit
Here's the rock classic from the group Journey, and made famous recently in the TV series Glee, in a terrific and easy chart that will go together quickly. Trumpets are featured on the melody with plenty of
Let your beginning players really rock out to the sounds of Metallica with this hard-hitting chart for young jazz ensembles. The syncopations are handled in a repetitive manner, allowing for easy
Over the years this 1986 hit from the group Europe has become a popular rock classic. Trumpets are featured on the signature opening riff and the saxes carry the main melody in this powerful chart for
A huge hit recorded by Cee Lo Green and also featured on the TV show Glee sung by Gwyneth Paltrow, this infectious tune is written in a style reminiscent of 1960s Motown. Solidly scored for young ensembles,
Recorded by The Beatles on Let It Be, and notably performed on the roof of Apple Studios in London, here is a rockin' version for very young jazz bands. Optional reduced or expanded instrumentations.
Few purely instrumental tunes ever reach the level of popularity achieved by this familiar '60s hit by Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Often used in TV and film, this infectious tune has a bluesy groove that's
Amazingly true to the original version, John Berry has scored this well-known television theme for young jazz ensembles. With moderate ranges and no solos required, this one will go together quickly and
Remember this tune? Originally recorded by the group America, it's a simple, swing-feel chart that has a very memorable melody. Victor Lopez has done a super job arranging it for beginning jazz band. It has
Recorded by The Jackson 5, this was a number-one hit in 1970 and again in 1992 when it was recorded by Mariah Carey. This easy ballad is a nice change of pace for beginning jazz bands. Optional reduced or
What a super arrangement for young jazz groups! This hot jazz-rock tune has always been a favorite, and you'll be playing it in no time with your beginners! Works with limited instrumentation,
One of the most unforgettable and recognizable pop hits from the '70s was this solid rock tune by the group Three Dog Night. John Berry has arranged this tune in an accessible rock style that will be tons
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