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Samantha Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Samantha Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Samantha Samantha
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing
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Originally written for and played by Bud Shank, this showpiece for alto sax features a wide dynamic range and calls for a soft, smooth approach to background figures. Although written solo lines are provided... view details
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Blue Samuel Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Blue Samuel Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Blue Samuel Blue Samuel
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing
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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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A Minor Affair Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover A Minor Affair Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
A Minor Affair A Minor Affair
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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88 Basie Street Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover 88 Basie Street Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
88 Basie Street 88 Basie Street
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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The Blues Machine Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover The Blues Machine Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
The Blues Machine The Blues Machine
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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 Little Blues, Please Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover A Little Blues, Please Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
A Little Blues, Please A Little Blues, Please
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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Katie Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Katie Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Katie Katie
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Crafted in a nice, straight-eighth feel at a comfortable pace, this ballad features written solos for piano and alto saxophone, very reasonable brass ranges, and a full ensemble climax before the quiet finish.... view details
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A New Day Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover A New Day Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
A New Day A New Day
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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Softly from My Window Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Softly from My Window Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Softly from My Window Softly from My Window
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

In this beautiful ballad showcase for alto saxophone soloist, with written solo lines provided, the overall goal is to play with great warmth. The dramatic pyramid section entrances into the full ensemble... view details
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Orchids and Butterflies Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Orchids and Butterflies Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Orchids and Butterflies Orchids and Butterflies
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Recorded on the SWR Big Band CD "Fun Time," this medium tempo ballad has an irresistible Latin beat. Trumpets double on flugelhorn and solo space is reserved for trumpet or flugelhorn and alto sax. Includes an... view details
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Kiji Takes a Ride! Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Kiji Takes a Ride! Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Kiji Takes a Ride! Kiji Takes a Ride!
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Originally recorded on the Sammy Nestico CD "This is the Moment," this revised arrangement does not call for flutes, woodwinds, French horns or tuba, although some additional parts are required for second... view details
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Pleasin Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Pleasin Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Pleasin Pleasin
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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No Time Like the Present Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover No Time Like the Present Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
No Time Like the Present No Time Like the Present
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Featured on the Quincy Jones-Sammy Nestico CD "Basie and Beyond," this medium tempo swing journey covers every aspect of the big band jazz experience: a brass section chorus, two sax section choruses, room for... view details
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Charlie the Whale Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Charlie the Whale Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Charlie the Whale Charlie the Whale
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Written for Sammy's friend Charlie Lake, highlights in this well-articulated funk excursion include an amazing sax section soli, a full-length tenor sax solo chorus, followed by additional solos for alto,... view details
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Sugar Valley Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Sugar Valley Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Sugar Valley Sugar Valley
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Pairing altos with trumpets and tenors with trombones makes this easy swinger a really sweet ride for younger ensembles. A written or ad lib solo for tenor sax brings sparkle to the midsection before an easy... view details
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Good News Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Good News Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Good News Good News
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

This chart, written especially for younger groups, includes a written or ad lib solo section that can be opened up for alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone. Crisp and accented figures keep the chart moving... view details
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Nicole Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Nicole Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Nicole Nicole
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

In this appealing straight-eighth original for developing groups, the written solo for tenor saxophone takes center stage. The rhythm section parts are notated, and using electric guitar, piano, and bass will... view details
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Sorry, Wrong Number Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Sorry, Wrong Number Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Sorry, Wrong Number Sorry, Wrong Number
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Opening with ad lib piano and trombone solos, this bright jazz swinger features supercharged full band writing that's propelled to an unforgettable finish by some explosive drum kicks. Terrific festival and... view details
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The Spin Doctor Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover The Spin Doctor Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
The Spin Doctor The Spin Doctor (Sweet Talkin)
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

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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Swingin' on the Orient Express Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Swingin' on the Orient Express Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Swingin' on the Orient Express Swingin' on the Orient Express
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

With an additional part for temple blocks and vibes, this colorful swing journey features a great trumpet section soli and plenty of full ensemble writing that will keep everyone on their toes. Soloing... view details
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Veronique Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Veronique Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Veronique Veronique
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Adapted for standard jazz ensemble instrumentation from the version with strings, this beautiful ballad featuring tenor saxophone throughout inspires everyone to play with great warmth and expression. Bucket... view details
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Time Stream Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover Time Stream Jazz Ensemble sheet music cover
Time Stream Time Stream
Sammy Nestico - Kendor Music Publishing

Featured on the CD recordings "A Portrait of Sammy" and "Basie-cally Sammy," this very bright jazz outing in a soft two-beat style is first presented by a small combo of tenor, trumpet, trombone, vibes and... view details
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