You know it, you love it! The opening motive is very catchy on this authentic sounding chart on the rock classic made famous by the group Chicago. Master arranger Mike Story works his magic to create an
Classic rock from Chicago! Everyone has wanted to do this horn-driven chart at one time or another, and now you can even do it with your young jazzers! Kids will latch on to the hard-hitting
Here's a wonderful take on the group Toto's classic rock tune from the '80s. It's solidly scored throughout and sounds amazingly like the original while remaining accessible for developing jazz bands.
Originally a #1 hit for Toto in the early 1980s, and recorded again by the group Weezer, this powerful rock anthem features a distinctive groove and memorable lines. In this chart it's given a contemporary
Written by the songwriting duo of Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson and made famous by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, this chart features a nice mix of scoring from full ensemble tuttis to short section
In this flexible instrumentation setting for six horns and rhythm, Michael Mossman uses a moderate swing style to fashion a classy version of this familiar standard. The scoring style is largely tutti, but
Paul Murtha's take on Meghan Trainor's smash hit features a catchy melody, a strong rhythmic pulse, hand claps, fun instrumental effects, and a hint of doo-wop. Arranged here in an easy setting for younger
You know it, you love it! This Meghan Trainor megahit is set at around 136 bpm with a solid rock groove, has no solos, and will be a favorite with students and audiences. This Victor Lopez arrangement
One of the iconic early hits by the Beatles, this catchy tune features an immediately recognizable melody and a driving swing/shuffle style. Included in this version for young players is the famous
Featured in the movie "Shrek," this familiar hit by Smash Mouth has become an enduring part of pop culture. This arrangement for young players features the melody passed from section to section, and the
Journey made this a hit in 1980 and the cast of Glee did it again in 2010. This solid chart is built on a driving eighth-note pulse and requires no solos. Sure to sound great with limited rehearsal time, it
Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann, but better known for the 1981 recording by The Sugarhill Gang, this funky hit remains a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist (bongos,
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
Everyone knows this Henry Mancini favorite, but not like this! Mike Tomaro has gleefully twisted the well-known melody into a New Orleans-style second line groove for jazz ensemble! The signature bass line
Young players will have a blast with this dynamic yet easy version of this huge hit by Lady Gaga. The trombones state the distinctive riff theme, and later the sax section trades statements with the brass
This was a big hit for George Thorogood and the Destroyers, and this down n' dirty, bluesy shuffle version is the perfect vehicle for showing some attitude and flexing your band's blues
From "The Jungle Book," this timeless classic appeared in the original movie as well as the repeated blockbuster hit. With a jaunty 2-beat swing style and well-known melody, this one is impossible not to
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