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Bugle Call Rag Bugle Call Rag
arr. Robert Woods - Heritage Music Press

Perhaps the most well known version of this flag-waver was recorded by "The King of Swing," Benny Goodman.  This very easy arrangement from Robert Woods works well at a variety of tempos and makes an ideal... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
VEVery Easy
$40.00
C-Jam Blues C-Jam Blues
Duke Ellington/arr. Bill Holman - Sierra Music Publications

Bill Holman grabs this iconic Ellington tune and runs with it. The arrangement, with its straight-ahead, driving swing, and tons of great background figures is yet another amazing example of Holman's... view details
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AAdvanced
$67.00
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$12.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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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EEasy
$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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EEasy
$35.00
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$5.00
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.

Composed and arranged by Thad Jones, this is an absolutely gorgeous ballad in 3/4 that is a "must" for any good jazz library! It's one of the most "tasteful" jazz charts ever written!... view details
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MMedium
$45.00
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$7.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Cute Cute
Neal Hefti/arr. Bob Mintzer - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Neal Hefti's legendary drum feature takes on new life in this dynamite chart, which elevates the tune to new heights without losing any of the flair or appeal of the original! Audiences and players alike will... view details
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MMedium
$55.00
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$9.00
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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EEasy
$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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EEasy
$35.00
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EEasy
$5.00
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
$45.00
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$5.00
Give It One Give It One
Ferguson & Downey/arr. Chris Sharp - Jalen Publishing

Close to the original, but somewhat simplified, this burning rocker from the Maynard Ferguson library really sizzles with a driving intensity! The lead trumpet goes up to high D with a couple high E's... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
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$5.00
Harlem Nocturne Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen - Hal Leonard Corporation

This legendary alto sax feature is now available in its original version, but with a full score and careful editing. Every alto player should have a chance to play this classic!... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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MMedium
$6.00
I Can't Stop Loving You I Can't Stop Loving You
arr. Quincy Jones - Sierra Music Publications

Every jazz fan knows it, loves it and has wished it was in print! And now, this quintessential big-band arrangement is finally available! As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album This Time by... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$48.00
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$11.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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$9.00
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
George Bassman/arr. Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

Here's a wonderful update of Tommy Dorsey's classic theme song. It's totally playable by high school jazz bands, yet it also sounds great with college and professional groups. It's written as a trombone... view details

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MMedium
$58.00
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$7.50
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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In the Mood In the Mood
Joe Garland/arr. Jeff Tyzik - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is the hot version of this big band standard arranged by Jeff Tyzik as recorded by Doc Severinson and the Tonight Show Band. With a dressed up feel and solos for alto, tenor and trumpet, this... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
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$7.50
In the Mood In the Mood
Joe Garland - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Glenn Miller classic is a must for every jazz band library!  Carefully edited and available with a full score, this arrangement has everything you need to recreate the original including a trumpet solo,... view details
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MMedium
$50.00
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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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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Indiana Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)
arr. Greg Yasinitsky - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Greg Yasinitsky has made this great jazz classic into an up-tempo, flag-wavin' swinger. This excellent chart features terrific sax solis, a written or ad lib tenor solo, some stop-time interludes, and a... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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$9.00
It's Oh, So Nice It's Oh, So Nice
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

As recorded on the great Basie-Straight Ahead album of 1968 by Count Basie, this swing outing features solid section and full ensemble writing, brass buckets, sax scoops, drum fills, and piano in the solo... view details

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MMedium
$52.00
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$3.50
Jeannine Jeannine
Duke Pearson/arr. Mike Dana - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A great jazz standard played around 178 bpm, this swing chart features alto sax with a suggested written solo provided, and a drum solo played in between band hits. The lead trumpet range is to written... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$58.00
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$11.00
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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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
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$7.50