This beautiful ballad made famous by the great Etta James makes a perfect change of pace for any concert. Featuring a sultry tenor saxophone solo sprinkled with melodic replies from other sections and
You simply cannot go wrong with this Matt Harris chart on this great jazz ballad ideally set as a tenor sax solo feature! The tempo is about 98 bpm with the tenor solo written and improvised.
Originally recorded by the Woody Herman Orchestra, featuring Stan Getz, on their album Live at the Concord Jazz Festival, The Dolphin is written in a beautiful bossa nova setting and features tenor
As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Count Basie's Finest Hour, Doodle Oodle is a barnburning Billy Byers original. In usual Basie fashion, this chart swings its tail off with
One of Carlos Santana's more memorable compositions is this instrumental hit from 1976. Along with Santana's own recording, the version by saxophonist Gato Barbieri also became a hit that same year. This
Alan Baylock has created a sonic landscape for the full ensemble and a tenor saxophone soloist from one of Charles Mingus's most lovely and soulful ballads. The tenor gets the spotlight with an elongated
From the acclaimed CD Basie & Beyond comes this emotional ballad for tenor or soprano sax that will touch the hearts of performers and audiences alike. Lush chords and a tender piano introduction set
In Your Dreams... is an exceptional ballad feature for solo trombone or tenor saxophone. The rhythmic and technical demands are minimal allowing rehearsal time to focus on musicality and
At around 72 bpm, Is That All There Is? is a beautifully melodic ballad solo feature for tenor saxophone. The solo part is fully written with chord symbols provided for improv
Kris Berg has composed a beautiful, sensitive and mature solo feature for B-flat, E-flat instruments or trombone. The ensemble is equally important in this setting at around 74 bpm that transitions
Here is a wonderfully sensitive jazz ballad that features a tenor sax soloist throughout. This stunningly beautiful work features optional woodwind doubles and lush harmonies with muted brass textures.
Bill Holman, well known for his solo features, originally arranged this iconic tenor saxophone feature, Out of Nowhere, for Bill Perkins and the Stan Kenton Orchestra in the mid 50s. Set as an
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