Composed for the 50th Anniversary of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in 2017, this chart will get your band and your audience up and swingin'! There's plenty of solo space for tenor saxophone, piano and
Lennie Niehaus wrote a series of terrific arrangements for the Stan Kenton Orchestra (this one was recorded on "The Stage Door Swings" CD. This chart is a medium-swing version of a great Rodgers and
Tom Molter has composed an exciting and compelling piece akin to the big-band charts inspired by the music of Pat Metheny. Apollo's Reel is set in a bright 3/4 feel with temporary shifts to a
As recorded on "The Bill Holman Band Live" CD, here's a witty, musical, fun-filled feature for baritone saxophone. There's lots of space for creative playing, and the wonderful contrapuntal writing that is
As written for and recorded by the Buddy Rich Band, here's a medium-up swing chart that provides plenty of solo space for alto sax (a la Ernie Watts) and trumpet (a la Bobby Shew). It also
James Miley presents a very hip arrangement of a great contemporary tune. Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is masterfully scored for the modern big band, making great use of interesting
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