More accessible than most Gordon Goodwin charts, this one is a killer funk tune that is unbelievably exciting! Your jazz band players and audiences will dig the poppin' rhythmic figures, the funky
Yep, you guessed it...it's a funk chart! "The Chicken" tradition continues at about 136 bpm. The funk groove is deep, the solos are written out for tenor and/or guitar, and the lead trumpet
The "chicken" series continues with this outstanding funk chart by Kris Berg. With the chicken-flavored title, this is just plain funky. The laid-back tempo is around 100 bpm; the solo space is for tenor
Here's a funky rock chart for young jazz bands, played at about 120 bpm. A written solo for tenor sax, accessible brass ranges, a catchy melody, and clear articulations are additional features. The easy
Funky, with a very hip piano intro, this small group chart is for tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. This chart includes solo space for all players.
Gordon Goodwin wrote this funky chart at the medium grade level to showcase trumpet 1 and trombone 1. Everything is written out, including the melody duet, the solos, and the featured trades. The
From the group Tower of Power, this funky chart hits the mark at 180 bpm. It includes solos for tenor, trombone, or guitar, with a lead trumpet range to written high C. There's lots of hot
Fool Me Once is a very funky original by the great Gordon Goodwin, written at a more accessible grade level. This chart is played at around 160 bpm, the lead trumpet range is to
Grease Wheezer is funky, a little greasy, and a joy to play! The tempo is around 132 bpm, there are written solos for alto and trombone 1, and a funky piano and bass intro. The lead trumpet range
Here's something you don't often find! If you want to play Gordon Goodwin charts but find they are a little too challenging, check this out! Composed and arranged by Gordon Goodwin specifically for middle
It's funky with all the Big Phat Band attributes and it's fairly tough to play, but hey, it's Gordon and you know it will be a hot chart if you have the horses! The opening lick for piano is really hot and
Check out this hip-hop setting by Paul Baker on the famous TV theme. Unique, but very appealing, it's loaded with wonderful writing, great development, written or improvised solos for trumpet, tenor
Take a straight-eighth groove that's a little funky, plus a catchy melody at 130 bpm, and you have a winner! I'll Take Les features written solos for tenor, trumpet 2, or guitar, a lead
Here's Alan Baylock's contemporary treatment of this wonderful jazz standard in a half-time funk feel played with the half note equaling about 96 bpm. The lead trumpet range is to written B flat,
Kris Berg adds to his illustrious line of "chicken" charts, only this one is more accessible! With a tempo around 136 bpm, Just Wing It is definitely funky and will generate tons of excitement to
This Eddie Harris classic has a funky jazz/rock groove played at about 140 bpm. With written solos provided for tenor and trumpet and a written melody solo for the bass, Listen
Here's another of Kris Berg's highly successful and funky "chicken" charts! A clever title means a clever chart - this one opens with the sound of the barnyard and then it gets funky immediately
Kris Berg's contemporary take on this Cole Porter standard is set in a funky groove played at around 136 bpm, with the groove going into an occasional boogaloo feel. The lead trumpet range goes to
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