In this flexible instrumentation setting for six horns and rhythm, Michael Mossman uses a moderate swing style to fashion a classy version of this familiar standard. The scoring style is largely tutti, but
Joe Zawinul and Weather Report turned the jazz world on its ear with this iconic fusion composition from their 1977 album Heavy Weather. Arranged here for six horns and rhythm section, this version retains
Penned by Bobby Timmons and recorded by a number of jazz artists over the years, Dat Dere is a great example of soul jazz from the early '60s. This arrangement for little big band
In this Little Big Band format, Michael Mossman carefully maintains the medium swing style and flavor of the Miles Davis version, but then adds creative touches with counterlines and harmonic wrinkles. Also
Nobody could swing like the Duke! Here is his medium swing standard In a Mellow Tone skillfully arranged for the six-horn format that also includes solos for trumpet and alto sax. Chord/scale
Recorded by the acclaimed Cannonball Adderley Quintet in the 1960s, Jive Samba became one of Nat Adderley's best-known standards. Arranged here for little big band and in a moderate and relaxed
In this medium swing setting for little big band, Rick Stitzel divides the ensemble between upper and lower voices as they trade phrases back and forth. This helps create the effect of a much larger
One of the favorites performed by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Perdido is a happy and upbeat riff tune set in a swing style. This great sounding chart in the six-horn format (3 saxes, 2 trumpets,
Here is the Miles Davis jazz standard skillfully and uniquely arranged for six horns and rhythm section. On the head, the saxes take the signature melody line answered by the brass. The open solo section
Famously recorded by Louis Armstrong, this chart is set in a moderate cha-cha style for a creative version of a classic melody. Even in this flexible instrumentation, little big band format there is an
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