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Artistry in Rhythm Artistry in Rhythm
Stan Kenton/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed and recorded by Stan Kenton in the 1940s, Artistry in Rhythm became his signature and a true classic from the big-band era. Paul Murtha has skillfully adapted and truncated this for younger... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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Big Noise from Winnetka Big Noise from Winnetka
Haggart & Bauduc/arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bring the sounds of Bob Crosby and the big band era to life again with this fun chart for younger players! It features an authentic sound, a flexible solo section and the saxes get to whistle the melody for... view details
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C-Jam Blues C-Jam Blues
Duke Ellington/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is a new and creative new take on this Duke Ellington favorite set in a New Orleans street beat style. A piano introduction sets up the groove then a small group takes the initial statement of the theme.... view details
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Ellington & Russell/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the classic trademark tunes from the Duke Ellington library, this familiar jazz standard is solidly scored for younger players by Mark Taylor. When it comes to accessible charts in a medium swing... view details

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MEMedium Easy
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I'm Beginning to See the Light I'm Beginning to See the Light
arr. Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is a swinger all the way! The tempo can be anywhere between 132 - 150 bpm and there is a written trumpet 2 solo. There's plenty of swingin' ensemble, a great sax section soli plus optional parts for... view details
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In a Mellow Tone In a Mellow Tone
Duke Ellington/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the all-time Duke Ellington classics is this elegant, medium swing tune.  Mark Taylor's smooth arrangement for developing groups features plenty of rich ensemble scoring plus written or ad lib solos for... view details
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In the Mood In the Mood
Joe Garland/arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

An authentic sounding, easier version of this classic big band standard, arranged to let younger players experience the energy and fun of Glenn Miller's biggest hit.... view details
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Jeannine Jeannine
Duke Pearson/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Often recorded and performed by jazz artists, this tuneful standard by Duke Pearson is skillfully arranged here in an up-tempo swing style. The solo duties are shared between trumpet and tenor sax with... view details
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Jumpin' at the Woodside Jumpin' at the Woodside
Count Basie/arr. Rich DeRosa - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This one just builds and builds!  Rich DeRosa keeps this Count Basie signature tune swinging all the way and includes two optional tag endings to keep the Basie style intact. The solos are written out for... view details
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Leap Frog Leap Frog
Joe Garland/arr. Paul Lavender - Hal Leonard Corporation

Paul Lavender has taken the famous Les Brown version and adapted it for younger groups!  The authentic style of the original is still there in this exhilarating arrangement of a classic from the swing era.... view details
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My Funny Valentine My Funny Valentine
Richard Rodgers/arr. Mike Smukal - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart gave the jazz world this beautiful ballad, and arranger Mike Smukal sets it as a lush trumpet or flugelhorn solo feature. The entire solo is notated and can effectively be... view details
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My Funny Valentine My Funny Valentine
Richard Rodgers/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation

Feature either trumpet or flugel on this creative arrangement of a timeless standard. Written in ballad style, there's some nice ensemble scoring and a brief, easy section in 3/4. Definitely a top choice for... view details
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Night Train Night Train
arr. John Higgins - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a great classic! Featuring unison saxes and some intriguing chord changes, this well known but quite easy chart will be a welcome addition to your library.... view details
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Pennsylvania 6-5000 Pennsylvania 6-5000
Jerry Gray/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a perfect touch of swing era nostalgia with this signature tune from the Glenn Miller Orchestra. All the elements of the original are here in this more accessible version including the famous... view details

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Perdido Perdido
Juan Tizol/arr. Dallas Burke - Jalen Publishing

Here's an updated treatment of the Ellington favorite that features great ensemble writing. This straight-ahead arrangement features an open solo section, a medium tempo, a traditional swing style, and a very... view details
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Saint Louis Blues Saint Louis Blues
W.C Handy/arr. Mike Collins-Dowden - Jalen Publishing

This very playable rendition of the early blues classic opens with a sultry trumpet solo and then breaks into a medium tempo shuffle with a call and response section between the solo trumpet and ensemble. Also... view details
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Sing, Sing, Sing Sing, Sing, Sing
Louie Prima/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Yep, this is the Sing, Sing, Sing you know and love, made famous by Gene Krupa and the Benny Goodman Orchestra, only arranged for young players by Victor Lopez. The classic drum solo that can be... view details

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Skyliner Skyliner
Charlie Barnet/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

At the peak of the big band era, saxophonist, composer and band leader Charlie Barnet recorded his famous version of Cherokee followed shortly by this second big hit. Treated here in a samba style,... view details

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Stompin' at the Savoy Stompin' at the Savoy
Benny Goodman/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Feature your bass player! Arranger Mike Lewis has taken this classic Benny Goodman swing tune and turned it into an easy, melodic showcase for the bass. Mike also provides solo space with written solos for 1st... view details
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String of Pearls String of Pearls
arr. Johnny Warrington - Hal Leonard Corporation

A classic! Consistently a winner!... view details
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Things Ain't What They Used to Be Things Ain't What They Used to Be
Mercer Ellington/arr. Rich Sigler - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This is a jazz classic that every band should have in their library. The chart is a swing shuffle played at around 116 bpm and has a very familiar and catchy melody that flows smoothly from section to section.... view details
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Whirly Bird Whirly Bird
Neal Hefti/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

You may have heard Basie's band play this great Neal Hefti swinger, but this version is very accessible for younger players at around 166 bpm. The features include a written alto sax solo, a great sax soli,... view details

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