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The Blues Machine
The Blues Machine The Blues Machine
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

First written for the Count Basie Orchestra in 1983 and later revised for the Sammy Nestico CD "This is the Moment," this great blues tune features an extended, three chorus soli for the sax section. Alto sax... view details
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A Minor Affair
A Minor Affair A Minor Affair
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This minor blues chart explores a variety of colors within the full ensemble setting and features wonderful alto/trumpet and tenor/trombone lines. The overall effect will be enhanced by the guitarist comping... view details
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The Four of Us
The Four of Us The Four of Us
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Recorded by Count Basie as a feature for two trombones, Sammy's updated version now features four trombones out front and a strong ensemble chorus. Very highly recommended! ... view details
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88 Basie Street
88 Basie Street 88 Basie Street
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Originally written for the Sammy Nestico Dark Orchid recording and later reprised on A Portrait of Sammy, this iconic swing chart gives all the solo work to piano, first in the opening 48 measures, then

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A New Day
A New Day A New Day
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

This bright jazz style chart was recorded on the "Fun Time" CD and requires a trumpet section with both delicacy and power. This chart contains solo work for trumpet and piano, along with some great ensemble... view details
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A Little Blues, Please
A Little Blues, Please A Little Blues, Please
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

A Little Blues, Please is an easy version of the blues with a slight harmonic twist. Almost all of the work is performed by sections rather than the full ensemble. This chart doesn't call for

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Fun Time
Fun Time Fun Time
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

First recorded in 1968 on the Count Basie album, Basie Straight Ahead, this version has been given a whole new treatment and features alto sax, trombone and an optional baritone sax solo. The harmonic

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Blue Samuel
Blue Samuel Blue Samuel
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Recorded on the SWR Big Band "Fun Time" CD and adapted from the tune Blue Daniel, this chart romps along in "four" instead of "three" and sounds harder than it is. It features a sax chorus and solos by... view details
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The Queen Bee
The Queen Bee The Queen Bee
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Penned by Sammy Nestico, this chart is a relaxed moderate blues. Written for the Basie/Nestico collaboration on the album Basie-Straight Ahead, it's perfect for advancing groups. It is also a great chart

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Switch in Time
Switch in Time Switch in Time
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Sammy Nestico wrote this classic chart for the Count Basie Orchestra and it was recorded on the album Basie - Straight Ahead. An approachable chart for advancing groups, this minor blues outing features

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Alright, Okay, You Win
Alright, Okay, You Win Alright, Okay, You Win
arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded by Peggy Lee, Joe Williams, Count Basie and many others, this popular standard breathes new life under the masterful pen of Sammy Nestico. A flexible solo section allows for any combination of... view details
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Strike up the Band
Strike up the Band Strike up the Band
George And Ira Gershwin/Arr. Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the Count Basie library, this classic flag-waver from the pen of Sammy Nestico is available again!  A true tour de force for every section of the band, this monster chart features blistering brass,... view details
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Pick Yourself Up
Pick Yourself Up Pick Yourself Up
Jerome Kern/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Featuring the magical Nestico touch, this medium swing arrangement of an iconic standard evolves from a relaxed 2-beat in the beginning, to a jazz waltz in the middle, and finally straight-ahead swing

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Ya Gotta Try
Ya Gotta Try Ya Gotta Try
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Perfect as an opener or closer, this chart will energize any concert...especially festival programs. While your competition searches high and low for obscure music to program, why not impress adjudicators by... view details
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Satin Doll
Satin Doll Satin Doll
Ellington & Strayhorn/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation
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This is the authentic Nestico arrangement as recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra! Duke Ellington's famous chart just swings like crazy in any arrangement, but this one sets the standard. Featuring

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Hay Burner
Hay Burner Hay Burner
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.
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From the Basie-Straight Ahead album of 1968 featuring the legendary Count Basie, Harold Jones, Grover Mitchell, Marshall Royal, and Freddie Green. Highlights here include a recurring alto sax/trumpet duet,

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Mack the Knife
Mack the Knife Mack the Knife
Kurt Weill/arr. Sammy Nestico - Alfred Music Publishing

What a chart! Sammy Nestico has crafted the ultimate version of this great standard. It's an ensemble showcase that provides a worthwhile challenge for every section and features a shout chorus that finishes... view details
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Front Burner
Front Burner Front Burner
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.
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Here's Sammy's great chart in a medium blues shuffle composed for the Basie band. Hey...it's Sammy Nestico...it's fantastic! You won't want to miss this great chart! ... view details
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The Spin Doctor
The Spin Doctor The Spin Doctor (Sweet Talkin)
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Tenor sax carries the primary soloing duties in this Nestico swinger for experienced ensembles, with the drummer adding some short solos after the full band shout to take the chart out strong. The rhythm... view details
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Sweet Georgia Brown
Sweet Georgia Brown Sweet Georgia Brown
arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation
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As recorded by Count Basie on "Prime Time," here is the magnificent Nestico flag-waver to end all flag-wavers! Combine a wonderful standard tune with solos for piano and tenor along with some of Sammy's

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If I Were a Bell
If I Were a Bell If I Were a Bell
Frank Loesser/arr. Sammy Nestico - Hal Leonard Corporation
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Although composed by Frank Loesser for the musical "Guys and Dolls," this tune became a jazz standard largely thanks to the recording by Miles Davis. Sammy Nestico shows that he's still the master of big

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Pleasin
Pleasin Pleasin
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music, Inc.

Having a unique chord progression, this Basie flavored chart always keeps the beat in mind. It really heats up with some very interesting ensemble work from the midsection to the end. ... view details
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