This familiar Oscar Hammerstein and Sigmund Romberg standard, first popular in the 1920's and 30's, has been revisited over the years in a variety of styles. Here is an attractive and smooth samba version
Here's a beautiful bluesy Fats Waller ballad originally from 1929 that's very playable by young jazz groups. The tempo is around 82 bpm with a straight-eighth ballad feel, there are smooth and
This is one of a series of arrangements by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald focusing on the Gershwin songbook. This is primarily a string arrangement with a complement of 3 flutes, bass clarinet, 2
This small band chart is a fun version of this classic standard set as a mambo. There is solo space for saxes, and an open vamp for guitar and/or drums. Scored for one each ATB Saxes, 2 Trumpets, 1
This chart on a timeless Gershwin standard is an excellent medium-swing vocal feature chart arranged in two keys, high and low, to accommodate all vocalists. The low key is A-flat with vocal range from
Arranged in a medium slow Count Basie style, this is a great chart for teaching ensemble balance and laidback swing. It includes plenty of tutti ensemble playing, plus a Basie-like piano solo that's
Composed by Con Conrad and J. Russel Robinson in 1920, this early jazz classic receives a great swinging treatment here. Recorded by Bix Beiderbecke, Fats Domino and others. Open section for all to solo.
This chart is about swinging! Arranger Paul Baker transforms this Gershwin classic into a great medium swing chart. It has a Basie swing feel but with a more contemporary harmonic flavor along with sax
Continuing with the fine tradition of Count Basie and Thad Jones, John Clayton's exquisite chart on this early jazz standard blazes a trail of excitement and power! Written as a medium up tempo swinger, the
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
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