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
Similar to Lee Morgan's Sidewinder, this tune is written in a moderate soul/jazz style. This funky arrangement for six horns and rhythm section is sprinkled with stop-time breaks and catchy
Yes, it's that Home on the Range! This rocker is scored for flexible instrumentation small groups. It's a clever cross between cool and corn and the solo section features a written solo for tenor
This original rock chart for flexible instrumentation small groups has a great slow rock feel with a solo section in the middle which includes a written solo for alto saxophone. Chords are written into
Jaco Pastorius is widely known as the ultimate funk bassist; however, he has composed numerous jazz/rock/fusion/funk classics. Arranged here in a flexible three-plus horns and rhythm section
Recorded by Weather Report on their landmark album Heavy Weather in 1977, Havona epitomizes the high-energy jazz fusion style of Jaco Pastorius. This version for little big band is a real showpiece
Beginning with a pulsating Afro rhythm that continues throughout the chart, Timbuktu is influenced by tribal rhythms and features an open solo section and a written trumpet solo.
Hard Hittin' is a swing/funk chart written at about 184 bpm, but sounds like it's written at half that tempo... a great feel! The drummer needs to be on top of the game in this one. There's a
Rock, rock and more rock! This straight ahead rocker is an interesting change of pace from the usual funk charts. The driving, repeated bass part is relatively easy to play and drummers can use their
This funky original is a great example of the 16-bar blues form, in a minor key! The bass part is simplified, the drum part is simplified, and the keyboard fills and solo are completely written or can
This modern fusion, flexible instrumentation combo chart features two solo sections with a written solo for trumpet 1 in the first section and a written solo for tenor sax in the second section. Chords are
This straight ahead jazz/rock chart has a very cool laid back feel. The bass part is simple and adds to the quality of the chart. The pianist carries the rhythm with a repeated pattern and needs to keep the
Funky, with a very hip piano intro, this small group chart is for tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. This chart includes solo space for all players.
Hit It! is a 16th note funk chart with a Tower of Power flavor, set over a modal sounding A minor blues structure. An accessible solo vehicle with ad lib solo parts included for all, it's a great
This mid-level, flexible instrumentation fusion chart is the first in the publisher's new "Artist's Series." These are performed by the Nicholas Fernandez New York Nonet and have been arranged
Opening with bass, adding drums and then keyboard, and then horns, this flexible instrumentation funk chart can be played with a 4, 5 or 6 instrument horn section. Many extra parts are included to mix and
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