This swing original for beginning groups is based on the chord changes to Autumn Leaves. The brass ranges are very accessible with trumpet up to F5 and D-flat4 for trombone. Rhythm section parts
Here's a Benny Golson jazz standard played by all the greats. This swing chart is ideal for every young jazz band as played around 132 bpm. All the ingredients are here for young jazz success: easy
This beautiful and iconic jazz ballad from the 1940s is a study in flowing phrases and lush harmonies. Rick Stitzel's setting for younger players focuses on the full ensemble along with brief written or
Shuffle on Down roars right from the start and is a perfect opener. The melody uses notes from the blues scale and is passed all around the band. The shout chorus really wails for this grade level.
From Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, this monster hit is the perfect throwback to a funky R&B style! This arrangement for younger players features modest ranges and repetitive yet authentic-sounding