Commissioned by Gene Aitken for the University of Northern Colorado/Greeley Jazz Festival All-Stars to feature saxophonist Don Aliquo, Come On In is a medium shuffle in minor blues form that
This Eric Richards chart on Nat Adderley's Fun features Alto Saxophone 1, Trumpet 2, and Drums, and makes an outstanding concert opener or closer for mature bands. Trumpet I to written Eb6. No
This is an Aretha Franklin-style, slow, bluesy, gospel tune in 3/4 time. It features lead tenor saxophone, and lots of plunger work by the brass. Replacing the piano with a Hammond B3 is a nice option
L' Homard Bleu is a perfect choice for a high school big band who wants to focus on an exciting, riff based, medium Bb blues. Written in the Count Basie Orchestra style, it features both tenor
Featuring a funky New Orleans second-line groove, Little Gus is a challenging blues-based original that the band will definitely have fun playing. In addition to solos from trombone and tenor there
A medium swinging blues in the style of Sammy Nestico. The tune features a burning two chorus sax soli and a shout chorus that features drums. Lots of solo opportunities.
This entire chart was composed from the 8-bar melody that first appears at rehearsal letter G and utilizes an exhaustive cellular development. A few unique things to notice: The title implies every aspect
An original swinging blues that gives a nod to Quincy Jones, Count Basie and even a bit of Charlie Parker. It begins in F and modulates through the keys of G, Ab, Bb, and C, and concludes in Eb. Contains
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