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Robert Lamm/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by the group Chicago, this signature hit has gone on to become a rock classic. Paul Murtha's easy arrangement is playable with very limited rehearsal time, but still has an authentic and hard-driving... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
Aha! Aha!
Bob Mintzer - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally featured on the Yellowjackets CD "Altered State," this new big-band version was commissioned by East Carolina University and is scheduled to appear on an upcoming Bob Mintzer Big Band CD. Elements... view details
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AAdvanced
$56.00
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$7.00
Aim High Aim High
Fred Sturm - Heritage Music Press

The unique polyphonic technique used so well here really makes this hip-hop/shuffle chart sparkle.  After the opening section of intertwining, syncopated lines in the ensemble, the saxes take over with... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$45.00
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$10.00
Ale House Rock Ale House Rock
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Here's an excellent contrast piece for your sextet! This head chart with solo background figures is a straight-up rock chart with an altered blues structure. The instrumentation is Alto, Tenor and Trombone... view details
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Combo 3 Horns & Rhythm Section
MMedium
$18.00
Another Great Day Another Great Day
Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Written in a simmering medium tempo, this distinctive funk chart opens with the bass establishing the groove gradually joined by the rest of the rhythm section. A small combo of soprano sax, baritone sax,... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
AAdvanced
$60.00
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AAdvanced
$7.50
Apache Apache
Jerry Lordan/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann, but better known for the 1981 recording by The Sugarhill Gang, this funky hit remains a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist (bongos,... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Applause Applause
arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Characterized by a rhythmic and syncopated pulse throughout, Lady Gaga hits the magic button yet again with this catchy and memorable pop hit. Here's a solid chart that your players and audiences alike are... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Attitude Dance Attitude Dance (Little Big Band)
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Celebrating more than 40 years of funk and soul, the unmistakable sound of Tower of Power still sounds as fresh and impressive as ever. This adaptation for six horns (3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone) and... view details
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Jazz Ensemble Little Big Band
MMedium
$45.00
Additional Score Little Big Band
$5.00
Bad Bad
Michael Jackson/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Michael Jackson's early hits, Bad features a signature bass line and a strong melody. This instantly recognizable rock chart will sound great with limited rehearsal time and is playable with... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
The Best of Sly and the Family Stone The Best of Sly and the Family Stone
arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.50
Better Get Me a Plumber Better Get Me a Plumber
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Better Get Me a Plumber is a swingin', minor blues chart with a "Hit-the-Road-Jack" bass line. With modest range demands, it's for four or five trombones plus rhythm section. It features a slammin'... view details
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Combo 4 or 5 Trombones & Rhythm Section
MMedium
$32.00
Blackbird Blackbird
Lennon & McCartney/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$7.50
Blurred Lines Blurred Lines
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody
Freddie Mercury/arr. Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Yes, this is for real! Queen's magnum opus, in a jazz language, orchestrated for big band, with jazz solos for Trombone (also cued in Trumpet 5/Flugelhorn) and Alto or Baritone Sax thrown in for good measure.... view details
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AAdvanced
$70.00
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$10.00
Boz Boz
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of Jeff Jarvis' infectious funk charts for big band, you'll love this medium difficulty original. This spirited chart is a tribute to the legendary... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$52.00
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$7.00
Brouhaha Brouhaha
Les Sabina - Kendor Music, Inc.

Ideal for developing groups, this rollicking rock excursion is destined to be a hit at your next performance. Supported by an infectious groove, the accessible melody is shared by the saxophone and brass... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.00
Call Me Maybe Call Me Maybe
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Characterized by a strong rhythmic pulse throughout and a catchy melody, this upbeat hit by Carly Rae Jepson will go together quickly and sound great. It requires no solos and is playable with optional reduced... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Channel One Suite 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$55.00
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$10.00
Cissy Strut Cissy Strut
arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation

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 and... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Cupid Shuffle Cupid Shuffle
arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$5.00
Cut the Cake Cut the Cake
arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Scottish funk group "Average White Band" had two major hits that helped solidify the horn-driven funk sound of the '70s. Pick Up the Pieces was released in 1974 and Cut the Cake followed close... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$7.50
Dancing in the Street Dancing in the Street
arr. John Wasson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded in 1964 by Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, this moderate tempo rocker became a signature of the Motown sound. John Wasson's soulful version for jazz ensemble stays true to the original feel while... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Down to the Nightclub 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
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$7.50
Dusk to Dawn Dusk to Dawn
Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

In sort of a throwback style of slow funk, here is a skillfully composed solo vehicle for alto sax. Rich harmonies and an infectious groove help set the stage, and with careful pacing and tight ensemble... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00