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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
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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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.50
Birdland Birdland
Josef Zawinul/arr. John Higgins - Hal Leonard Corporation

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 notated... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00
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
Boogie Down Boogie Down
Jarreau & Omartian/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Al Jarreau's signature tunes has been expertly adapted by Michael Sweeney for young jazz ensembles and it proves to be a great vehicle for young players!  The rhythms have been simplified, but the... view details
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EEasy
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Brick House Brick House
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

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 melodic hooks.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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
Car Wash Car Wash
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

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 cooks... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$5.00
Caravan Caravan
Duke Ellington/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

You know it as swing, but this is the hot version recorded by "Chicago!" Ellington's famous standard gets a fresh face-lift in this exciting arrangement by Mike Tomaro!... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Chameleon Chameleon
Herbie Hancock/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Herbie Hancock's classic funk tune is finally available for younger groups! Mike's arrangement preserves the flavor of the original in a playable arrangement that your students are sure to "get into."... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$5.00
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
Come Sail Away Come Sail Away
Dennis DeYoung/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by the group Styx in 1977, this chart opens in a rock ballad style featuring a written solo for alto saxophone. The mood then shifts to a driving rock pulse displaying the brass on the powerful... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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EEasy
$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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Enter Sandman Enter Sandman
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

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... view details

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VEVery Easy
$35.00
Additional Score 
$5.00