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Big Band Holiday
Big Band Holiday Big Band Holiday
arr. Carl Strommen - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
Editors Choice Selection Basic Library Item
Great popular holiday standards, an accessible arrangement that will sound great with a few rehearsals and a variety of styles make this medley the ideal holiday concert chart! There are brief, notated solos... view details
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A Charlie Brown Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas A Charlie Brown Christmas
Vince Guaraldi/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Vince Guaraldi's music provided a level of jazz sophistication for the popular Charlie Brown television specials, and his holiday offerings were some of the best! This appealing medley includes Linus and... view details
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The Christmas Song
The Christmas Song The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Torme & Wells/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation
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One of the most iconic holiday tunes of all time, The Christmas Song as composed by Mel Torme and Robert Wells is treated here in a masterfully constructed setting featuring a flugelhorn soloist.

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Comfort and Joy
Comfort and Joy Comfort and Joy
arr. Rick Hirsch - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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With Comfort and Joy, the melody is generously passed around the ensemble to keep everyone happy, plus there is written solo space for tenor, alto, piano and some drum fills, too. The lead trumpet

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Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls Deck the Halls
arr. Ted Blumenthal - Kendor Music, Inc.
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This creative, funk style chart of the traditional Christmas carol is featured on The Adventures In Jazz Orchestra Celebrates Christmas CD. As the arranger puts it, this is a party song and

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Everybody's Waitin' for the Man with the Bag
Everybody's Waitin' for the Man with the Bag Everybody's Waitin' for the Man with the Bag
arr. Rick Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Composed in the '50s, this entertaining holiday tune has been recorded notably by Kay Starr, and more recently by the Brian Setzer Orchestra. For vocalist and big band, this is a dynamic and swingin'

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Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad Feliz Navidad
Jose Feliciano/arr. Peter Blair - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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A holiday favorite for sure, this Jose Feliciano classic is set here as a bossa nova at about 128 bpm. It's a fine arrangement, well-notated, tasty, and a breeze to assemble for a concert. Written

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God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
arr. Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, this hot chart features the saxophone section in a chorale introduction, a full ensemble swing at about mm 200, a sax soli, solo space for alto, tenor, trumpet,... view details
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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As recorded by the USAF Airmen of Note and arranged by Alan Baylock in the style of Li'l Darlin', this slow swing chart is an ideal selection for the holidays. It features no improvised solos but

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Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate Hot Chocolate (from The Polar Express)
Ballard & Silvestri/arr. John Berry - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Here is an up-tempo and entertaining swing chart from the hit movie "The Polar Express." Including crisp ensemble writing with a sprinkling of band vocals, this is a great addition to a holiday concert, or for... view details
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It's the Holiday Season
It's the Holiday Season It's the Holiday Season
Kay Thompson/arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Here's an appealing and well-known holiday standard set in a medium swing style. It features classic tutti big band figures and will be quick to assemble during the hectic Christmas season. This contemporary... view details
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Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way Jingle All the Way
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Yes, this is Jingle Bells! Check out this very clever swing arrangement that is sure to please. This very easy chart is easy to rehearse with a catchy hook, very modest brass ranges, and plenty of

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Jule Styne/arr. Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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In the style of Basie and Hefti, this Gordon Goodwin adaptation of the wonderful holiday classic is set in a medium swing style. Not a drum showcase, but the drummer has plenty of solo space beginning on... view details
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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Jule Styne/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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This swinging holiday arrangement is a slightly easier version of the chart that Alan Baylock did for the USAF Airmen of Note. It features the saxes in a "four brothers" setting with written solo space

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The Little Drummer Boy
The Little Drummer Boy The Little Drummer Boy
arr. Rob Holmes - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Here's a very clever arrangement of this holiday gem! It's a drum set on brushes feature at around 172 bpm in the style of Hefti's Cute with a written or ad lib trumpet 2 solo. There's

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Composed in 1963 and initially recorded by Andy Williams, this holiday favorite has remained immensely popular through the years and has been recorded by countless artists. Treated here in a light jazz

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My Favorite Things
My Favorite Things My Favorite Things (from The Sound of Music)
Richard Rodgers/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Equally at home on holiday concerts or any performance, this popular tune from "The Sound of Music" is arranged here as a jazz waltz. It features a relaxed, easy-flowing swing style, a melody that is passed... view details
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Nutcracker Swing
Nutcracker Swing Nutcracker Swing
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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This is your swingin' holiday chart! The familiar heralding brass opening transitions into an easy swing feel with clear articulation throughout. With easy rhythms and written solos for alto, trumpet and... view details
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Johnny Marks/arr. Chris Sharp - FJH Music Company Inc
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Take your band on a tour of musical styles as everyone's favorite Christmas song gets a special treatment by arranger Chris Sharp. Opening with a slow trumpet solo a la Harry James, it soon breaks into an... view details
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Santa Baby
Santa Baby Santa Baby
arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Originally recorded by Eartha Kitt in the 1950s, this clever and cute holiday favorite has also been recorded by a wide variety of artists in addition to being featured in the movie "Elf." This medium swing

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Sleigh Ride
Sleigh Ride Sleigh Ride
Leroy Anderson/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Ride on with this classic Leroy Anderson holiday tune scored for young jazz band accessibility. The style is a happy swing that will have your holiday concert audiences tapping toes and snapping

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You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Albert Hague/arr. Mike Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Everyone knows this fun song from Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."  Mike Story puts it right in the pocket for young players with a vampy, medium swing chart that features the familiar melody, easy... view details
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