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
"Alone With You,"from the CD SAZZUNK, opens with a sensitive musical conversation with piano and bass then the trumpet joins the not so alone party. On the re-statement of the melody the full band enters
From Trombone Shorty's acclaimed CD Backatown, here is the hot title cut arranged for big band in a funky medium tempo. Combining the elements of New Orleans second line and contemporary rock styles,
From "The Jungle Book," this timeless classic appeared in the original movie as well as the repeated blockbuster hit. With a jaunty 2-beat swing style and well-known melody, this one is impossible not to
This classic minor blues by Dizzy Gillespie is set in a comfortable medium swing style. A small group is featured at the top using the distinctive stylings and articulations of the original recording. Nice
Blame It on the Blues is the perfect vehicle for developing jazzers to learn the essentials of swing rhythms and phrasing. Doug Beach knows how to do this kind of chart very, very well and this one
What a tasty-sounding swing original by Rick Stitzel! This minor blues chart features a catchy melody, solid ensemble writing, and a perfect solo setting for just about any player. Chord/scale sheets in all
This medium swing original for developing groups is a riff-based blues in the tradition of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington bands. Blues You Can Use begins with the rhythm section setting the
This swinging blues chart in 3/4 meter is a nod to Miles Davis' classic All Blues. Doug Beach's arrangement frames the tune with influences from both Davis and the composer's own
Recorded by Trombone Shorty on his 2011 album For True and featuring the Rebirth Brass Band and 5th Ward Weebie, this hot tune has a funky New Orleans style groove with a moderate tempo and catchy
From the entertaining soundtrack of "Incredibles 2" comes this marvelous jazz waltz that works great for full jazz band. Baritone sax gets a rare turn in the spotlight, followed by the brass section with
One of the classic trademark tunes from the Duke Ellington library, this familiar jazz standard is solidly scored for younger players by Mark Taylor. When it comes to accessible charts in a medium swing
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