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American Patrol American Patrol
arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Glenn Miller's band made this a huge World War II hit song and here it is scored for young players. This chart has no individual solos, very modest brass ranges and plenty of ensemble sound.  Easy to rehearse... view details
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EEasy
$38.00
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$7.00
April in Paris April in Paris
Vernon Duke/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made famous by The Count Basie Orchestra, here is a great-sounding yet playable version of this standard for developing bands. It includes feature spots for every section and optional written or improvised... view details

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$40.00
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$5.00
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

This chart is way up on the "fun meter!"  Mike's playable arrangement doesn't sacrifice any of that classic swing era sound and style.  The trumpet section is the primary featured section, however the saxes... view details
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Caldonia Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?)
Fleecie Moore/arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Made famous by Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, here is a fun chart from the early swing era. The saxes do most of the heavy lifting, supported by punches and backgrounds in the brass. Also featured are... view details

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$40.00
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$5.00
Caravan Caravan
Duke Ellington/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a distinctive arrangement for beginning jazz groups on one of Duke Ellington's most recognizable tunes. It combines the styles of Latin and big band swing and is a marvelous introduction to the Duke for... view details
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$35.00
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$5.00
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
Duke Ellington/arr. Lisa DeSpain - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Introduce your young players to the suave Mr. Ellington with this medium tempo swing chart! It's a nice and easy presentation of this wonderful jazz standard. The features include a few sax section solis,... view details
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$38.00
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$7.00
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

What better way to introduce the music of Duke Ellington to your young jazzers than with this wonderfully scored arrangement by Michael Sweeney!  Even at this easy level, this chart really swings and... view details

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$35.00
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EEasy
$5.00
In the Mood In the Mood
Joe Garland/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

This one's a must! Glenn Miller's big band classic is one of the best known tunes from the swing era, and Mike's excellent arrangement puts it within reach of young bands. Comfortable ranges, easy rhythm... view details
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Mood Indigo Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This medium swing arrangement of the dreamy Ellington tune will cook at just about any tempo but the recommended tempo is approximately 108 beats per minute. The chart features a written tenor sax solo and a... view details
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Sentimental Journey Sentimental Journey
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Give your younger ensemble a little change of pace with this 1940's standard from the swing era!  Slow and bluesy, this easy arrangement features various sections playing the melody in addition to a suggested... view details
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Sing, Sing, Sing Sing, Sing, Sing
Louis Prima/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Accessible and fun to rehearse and play, this timeless swing tune contains all the key ingredients for a real crowd pleaser!  It features the iconic drum pattern as it recurs throughout and the solid swing... view details
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$8.00
Sing, Sing, Sing Sing, Sing, Sing
Louis Prima/arr. Paul Cook - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Now even your beginning jazz band can swing this incredibly popular chart that was made famous by Benny Goodman! You can't find a jazz tune that's more recognizable, and Paul Cook's arrangement at this level... view details
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$38.00
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$6.00
String of Pearls String of Pearls
Jerry Gray/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Arranger Mike Lewis has taken this swinging Glenn Miller hit and arranged it for easy jazz ensemble.  His clever reworking of the solo sections and the descending harmony line makes this chart very playable... view details
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Take the 'A' Train Take the 'A' Train
Billy Strayhorn/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This chart swings all the way and is very playable by a young jazz ensemble. Arranger Vince Gassi offers a fresh take on this classic, yet captures the essence of this well-known Strayhorn composition made... view details
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$7.00