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Along Came Betty
Along Came Betty Along Came Betty
Benny Golson/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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A real jazz classic, this chart kicks! The features include a medium swing style, a written or improvised solo for tenor sax, meaningful ensemble passages, exceptional soli lines, superb phrases, and a

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Angel Eyes
Angel Eyes Angel Eyes
Matt Dennis/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Here is a natural pairing of ballad style with an exceptional standard as a tenor saxophone feature. Beautifully arranged, this chart features lush harmonies, a double-time swing section, and a nice sax... view details
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April in Paris
April in Paris April in Paris
Vernon Duke/trans. Jeff Hest - Alfred Music Publishing
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This chart is simply about style! And with style is exactly how Count Basie and his orchestra played it! From the silky smooth sax soli on the head to the Pop Goes The Weasel trumpet solo to the "...one... view details
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Arnge Drank
Arnge Drank Arnge Drank (Orange Juice with Attitude)
Paul Baker - Bakers Jazz and More
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Wow... orange drink with an attitude! Texas writer Paul Baker presents an outstanding funk chart beginning with a piano riff to set up the rhythm groove before the trumpet and altos hit with the melody.... view details
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At Last
At Last At Last
Harry Warren/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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At Last is the ever-popular, bluesy, vocal ballad feature as arranged by Dave Wolpe. The chart is arranged in two keys to suit the needs of all vocalists. Substitute instrumental solos are included,... view details
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Back in Time
Back in Time Back in Time
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications
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Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and Back in Time is no exception. Featuring a flugelhorn or trumpet soloist throughout on a written-out solo with chords included for improvisation,

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Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Better Get Hit in Your Soul Better Get Hit in Your Soul (Better Get It in Your Soul)
Charles Mingus/arr. Andrew Homzy - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Written in a fast 3/4, this gospel-inspired burner is as fun to play as it is to listen to.  There's great interplay between sections of the band as layers of sound move in and out. Also included are hand... view details
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Birdland
Birdland Birdland
Josef Zawinul/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Just listen to this chart and you know you have to have it as Victor Lopez brings the original Weather Report version to life for jazz ensembles. All the ingredients are here, plus solo space (written or

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Blackbird
Blackbird Blackbird
The Beatles
Lennon & McCartney/arr. Mike Tomaro - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to... view details
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The Chicken
The Chicken The Chicken
Alfred James Ellis/arr. Kris Berg - Alfred Music Publishing
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If you've got a strong bassist, this is your showstopper! This chart, made famous by bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius, gets kicking with a killer gospel chorale, but is soon interrupted by one of the funkiest

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A Child Is Born
A Child Is Born A Child Is Born
Thad Jones - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Composed and arranged by Thad Jones, this is an absolutely gorgeous ballad in 3/4 that is a "must" for any good jazz library! It's one of the most "tasteful" jazz charts ever written!... view details
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Chili Today, Hot Tamale
Chili Today, Hot Tamale Chili Today, Hot Tamale
Rick Hirsch - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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A great title and great chart! Chili Today, Hot Tamale is set in a samba groove in cut-time at around 90 bpm. It's accessible for a solid easy to medium grade level, there are written

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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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Christmas Time Is Here
Christmas Time Is Here Christmas Time Is Here
Vince Guaraldi/arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Vince Guaraldi's touching ballad from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" will feel as familiar as an old friend. This feature for vocal soloist makes a simply wonderful addition to your holiday concert! Vocal in

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Coconut Champagne
Coconut Champagne Coconut Champagne
Denis DiBlasio/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Victor Lopez' arrangement of this great tune by Denis DiBlasio is a more accessible version than the original. At a medium grade level with an upbeat samba groove, everybody gets some action with the classic... view details
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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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Count Bubba
Count Bubba Count Bubba
Gordon Goodwin/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Paul Murtha has adapted this monster chart from Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band to an easier level while maintaining all the intensity and drive of the original. The trombones take the lead at the top followed... view details
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass Critical Mass
Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Here's a chart that everybody's gonna like!  It's a straight-ahead funk chart with an infectious beat, popping bass, cool sax licks and hard brass pops.  If you've tried Jeff's other funk charts, you're going... view details
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Crunchy Frog
Crunchy Frog Crunchy Frog
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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Bass and guitar kick off this original Gordon Goodwin chart with a captivating rhythmic pattern before the full ensemble settles in with the funky melody. There's plenty of ensemble writing, some in unison and... view details
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Dat Dere
Dat Dere Dat Dere
Bobby Timmons/arr. Erik Morales - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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A soulful tune with a catchy title and melody! Erik Morales captures composer Bobby Timmons' medium swing groove. At a moderate tempo, with a slightly mysterious intro, the saxes grab the melody and it builds... view details
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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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Feeling Good
Feeling Good Feeling Good
Bricusse & Newley/arr. Roger Holmes - Hal Leonard Corporation
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From the Broadway musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd," this fabulous standard is popular again with a stunning rendition by Michael Buble. Capturing the bluesy flavor of this

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Feels So Good
Feels So Good Feels So Good
Chuck Mangione/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Music Publishing
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Only rarely does a jazz tune cross over to the pop charts the way this Chuck Mangione classic did back in the seventies! Flugelhorn solo on the 1st trumpet part is featured throughout with the distinctive... view details
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Fly Me to the Moon
Fly Me to the Moon Fly Me to the Moon
Bart Howard/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Written with comfortable ranges and at a moderate tempo, this vocal feature will be at home on any concert. Vocal in Ab.

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