As the deep water swamp theme suggests, it's a great tool for developing low registers in younger players. The straight eighth-note rock style requires no triplet interpretation, so developing groups can
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A tour-de-force chart in the tradition of Buddy Rich's Channel One Suite and West Side Story. Comprising three sections, it opens with an extended fanfare by horns only later joined by the
Jazz groups with a strong lead alto sax player will enjoy this ballad in film noir style. Its smoky harmonies and wistful melody are broken up with a double-time swing section before a powerful reprise at
Based on the chord changes to Bluesette, this original composition offers an opportunity to feature first and second trombones. There are opportunities for the other sections as well, as they back up the
It's all about the green! This piece comprises tunes referencing the color green, including In England's Green; Pleasant Land and Now the Green Blade Riseth. It also borrows
This lush and beautiful ballad in the tradition of Thad Jones' A Child Is Born offers an opportunity for your first alto sax to shine. The bridge has some unexpected harmonic twists.
A moving tribute to those impacted by domestic terrorism, this piece includes a reference to America. Its flowing lines are scored using conservative ranges and technical requirements, making it
George Gershwin's moving ballad is beautifully scored for the mature concert band. A lovely change of pace for your concert program.
Great rhythm section parts, including auxiliary percussion and a Latin groove, along with comfortable ranges and a moderate tempo make this an excellent choice for younger bands. There's a written solo with
James Weldon Johnson's inspirational hymn dates back to the Harlem Renaissance. This beautiful arrangement is scored to be playable with voices or as a stand-alone concert band piece. Accessible to bands of
Open your concert in impressive fashion with this multipurpose piece that can be performed as a fanfare and overture or as a stand-alone fanfare. The energetic opening features several attention-catching
This blues in F features the second trumpet player. It has a stand-alone wind section that shows off the ensemble's ability to keep time without the rhythm section. A hip head and great ensemble writing
This accessible Latin chart features an authentic salsa groove. Montuno figures in the piano and carefully notated percussion parts help the group achieve this popular rhythm section style that provides an
Young band repertoire will benefit by the addition of this musical celebration of the beautiful and historic state of Virginia. Memorable melodies consist of themes suggested by fascinating stories that
Focus on developing the ability to maintain tone and intonation within the ensemble throughout shifting tonal centers with this unique warm-up collection for more developed bands. Excellent for ear training
Develop tone and intonation while playing in more chromatic and tonal shifting passages with this unique warm-up collection designed for the young concert band.
This Latin mambo style has been on the rise. This chart features a repeating ostinato in the piano that allows the rest of the ensemble to dance around it. Written-out improv-type solos are provided for two
A distinctive original work that is a true representation of the American voice. The pastoral effect of the 3/4 melody is evocative of rural folk music and is passed around through various sections
A great pun on the similarly named bossa nova classic, this chart will work for just about any level of ensemble and is a great introduction for younger players. Instrumentation is for two trumpets, one