Jazz Instruction ››  Kendor Solo Mate Accompaniments (55)
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Absolutely Awesome
Lennie Niehaus - Kendor Music, Inc.

For years, Lennie Niehaus has composed and arranged great music for jazz ensembles at all ability levels, and this work for advancing groups is no exception! Interesting chord changes and backgrounds combine... view details

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MMedium
$52.00
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MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
AAdvanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Another Look at the Diminished Chord
Bill Liston - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a hot original for advancing groups that is exactly what you need to open your next concert or festival performance. Unique in a good way, it features some rhythmic stop-time with effective backgrounds... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Around the Horn
Carl Strommen - Kendor Music, Inc.

Continuing with this writer's popular baseball themed charts, this one opens with an unaccompanied bass solo, followed by a trumpet and tenor soli. The same duo is later featured in the written or ad lib solo... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Back to the Basement
Bret Zvacek - Kendor Music, Inc.

More experienced groups know that a swing chart by Bret Zvacek will be both well-written and exciting to play. As this chart demonstrates, he is also adept at writing charts at the medium-easy level. This... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Basie Straight Ahead
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Don't miss your chance to play this great chart exactly as the Basie band recorded it, unsimplified!  Your band will meet the challenge with enthusiasm and be proud of the results.  Not for wimps! ... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score Professional Edition
$7.00
Beach Bossa
Roy Phillippe - Kendor Music, Inc.

The title is perfect for the cool, laid-back feel of this bossa nova original for advancing groups. Melodic motives are assigned to the full ensemble and to various sections of the band. Written or ad lib... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Bill's Thrills
Lars Halle - Kendor Music, Inc.

This solid swing expedition will be as invigorating for the band as it is for the audience. There are trumpet and baritone sax solis and solos featured throughout this big-band bebop chart and a wonderful sax... view details

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MMedium
$52.00
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MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$6.50
Bird Count
Maria Schneider - Kendor Music, Inc.

Fashioned after the music of Charles Mingus, playing this raucous blues with high energy is the key ingredient for a swingin' performance. Much of the texture comes from the layering of riffs, and alto and... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blue
Bobby Shew/arr. Gordon Brisker - Kendor Music, Inc.

This gorgeous ballad that features trumpet or flugelhorn is now available to your band. Written in memory of Blue Mitchell, this tune was recorded by Louie Bellson on "London Scene."  Not only does it feature... view details

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MMedium
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blue Madness
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

This straight-ahead shuffle chart is accessible, yet sophisticated enough for groups at a more advanced level. Features include solid ensemble writing, blues based changes, fully notated rhythm section parts,... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blue Note Special
Mike Tomaro - Kendor Music, Inc.

Reminiscent of the blues-oriented music of the hard bop era, the strong melody and groove are cornerstones of this brilliant original. As the piece alternates between swing and shuffle styles, every member of... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
 
$7.00
Blue Sesame
Andrew Neu - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a cool, medium-slow swing chart for advancing groups reminiscent of the music of Stanley Turrentine and Cannonball Adderley. Although it employs the blues scale, it is not a blues. Improvised solos are... view details

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MMedium
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Blues Train
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

In the style of the great Count Basie, Blues Train is full of wonderful teaching and performance opportunities for younger groups. Simple, yet effective ensemble writing, blues based changes and a... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Boppin' to P-Town (Swingin' to Peoria)
Doug Stone - Kendor Music, Inc.

Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2013 All-State Jazz Ensemble, this contemporary bop chart provides a wealth of teaching and performance opportunities. The... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$56.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
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
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Calle Ocho
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a musical journey down 8th Street in Miami's "Little Havana" where you'll find an abundance of great Latin music. As you listen to this authentic cha-cha, you can almost smell the shrimp tortillas... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Check Your Swing
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

Solid ensemble sections and an open solo section for any instrument make this a perfect vehicle for highlighting your developing jazz ensemble. Everyone gets a chance to shine during this medium tempo swing... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Cole Minor Blues
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

Scored for developing jazz ensembles, this approachable, minor blues work features a moderate tempo, sturdy swing rhythms, and a memorable melody shared by the various horn sections of the band. Any instrument... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Dorian Journey
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

In a cool jazz swing style, this very easy chart is playable with virtually any combination of four horns and rhythm section up to full big-band instrumentation. Dorian Journey features great ensemble... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Duly Noted
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.

While this swing original for advancing groups is a great choice for any concert, it's especially good for festival performances. Starting with a strong introduction and a Neal Hefti inspired melody, this... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MAMedium-Advanced
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
El Final Del Verano (The End of Summer)
Armando Rivera - Kendor Music, Inc.

You'll definitely want to add this relaxed salsa chart to your library! Either first trumpet or lead alto can be featured by playing the catchy melody supported by sophisticated harmonic content. The composer... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Estancia
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

This solid bossa/rock tune for developing groups starts and ends strong. Crisp brass punctuations, a steady 8/8 feel, and an expandable solo section are highlights. For soloists lacking the confidence or... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
EEasy
$45.00
Front and Center
Doug Beach & George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Call and response has always been an important part of the jazz idiom. Designed to facilitate the teaching of improvisation, here's a swinging chart that can feature any soloist with suggested or... view details

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Jazz Ensemble 
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Jazz Ensemble e-Print
VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00