Originally a #1 hit for Toto in the early 1980s, and recorded again by the group Weezer, this powerful rock anthem features a distinctive groove and memorable lines. In this chart it's given a contemporary
"A Timeless Tune - Impeccable Arranging" -Texas Jazz Educators Association. As recorded by Ric Flauding featuring Wayne Bergeron and others. Premiered by the Aledo High School Jazz
This straight-eighth fusion chart combines rock and Latin styles effectively, creating a fresh and modern approach for developing groups. The written or improvised solos are for alto sax and piano after the
Are You for Real is a funky rock shuffle for developing jazz bands that will be appealing to players and audiences. Inventive harmonies make this contemporary chart sound far more difficult than it
Be Cool is a funky rocker with an infectious groove, hip voicings and a strong melody! The bari sax and lower voices set the style and groove at around 132 bpm leading to the nicely voiced melody
Big Time is a great funk chart with a hot melody that's fused with a swinging bass line and a half-time, hip hop groove. It includes a fun saxophone soli, written or ad lib solos for tenor and
Inspired by the Language of Flowers from the Victorian Era, this original rock/shuffle chart by Greg Moody has elements of hip-hop and a smooth funky style. It also has a relaxed groove, harmonic
The heavy influence that Stevie Wonder had on funk and jazz is clearly evident in this hit from 1974. Made even funkier in this version for big band with a tempo slightly slower than the original, the
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