Here's a young jazz band chart that starts strong and keeps right on going! Groovy lines and funky grooves make this a must-have. Additional features include moderate ranges, notated rhythm
In the height of the disco era, this tune recorded by Sister Sledge caught fire on the R&B pop charts in 1979. Here is a great sounding and funky version for younger players. There are no
This familiar Motown hit features an unmistakable style and sound that has remained popular for five decades! Recorded by a number of artists, the version by Marvin Gaye is considered an R&B classic.
Originally recorded in 1969, this iconic Latin rock tune composed by Sonny Henry helped boost the success of Santana and has remained a familiar classic ever since. This solid arrangement for younger
From the hit musical "Hairspray," here is the show-stopping production number in a dynamic arrangement for younger ensembles. Featuring a fast-paced rock groove and hard-hitting brass figures, this is sure
This rocker recorded by the Foo Fighters has remained a favorite ever since its release in 1999. John Berry expertly trades the melody around from section to section in this great-sounding chart for young
Lab Report begins with a driving rock beat that transitions to swing and then back again and continues to alternate throughout. A unison horn soli teaches phrasing and articulation while
Change up the feel on your next program with this hip, pop/rock style chart that features a catchy melody and contemporary harmonies. The groove, at about 104 bpm, catches right off the top and the
Time For A Change is an accessible original utilizing a variety of rhythmic figures and a groove that is reminiscent of the popular Michael MacDonald and Doobie Brothers tunes of the 1980s. With
What a great title! This fun original is clearly a great rock arrangement for young jazz bands. Additional features include specific articulation notations, easy brass ranges, a written tenor sax solo (the
Here's a funky rock chart for young jazz bands, played at about 120 bpm. A written solo for tenor sax, accessible brass ranges, a catchy melody, and clear articulations are additional features. The easy
Recorded by the American alternative rock band Walk the Moon, this contemporary rock hit features a driving pulse and catchy melodic lines. With the melody traded between the saxes and trumpets, this
No one brought musical energy and excitement to the stage, TV and film like the Blues Brothers! Here's a concise and accessible medley of their biggest hits, including I Can't Turn You Loose, Soul
From Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, this monster hit is the perfect throwback to a funky R&B style! This arrangement for younger players features modest ranges and repetitive yet authentic-sounding
The funky groove starts right away and never lets up in this accessible rock chart for young jazz bands. Punchy lines coupled with colorful harmonies set this piece apart. The solos are for anyone with
This tasty little rocker gives the entire ensemble an opportunity to shine! With a tempo set at 132 pm, the stop-time melodic theme creates interest and contrasts nicely with the all-out rock grooves. The
Here's a Wes Montgomery bossa/rock tune that grooves along at around 145 bpm with the melody line played by tenor 1 and trumpet 2. With very playable ensemble sections and hits,
This trendy George Shutack original features a funky rock groove that students will love to play over and over. Add to that a strong melody with solid ensemble voicings, and you have a chart that's ideal
Recorded in 1984 by the German rock group Scorpions, this classic hard rock hit remains popular in today's culture thanks to sporting events, video games, TV and film. The features include a "shredding"
Dean's World will be the song of the year for your jazz ensemble! This energetic rock chart is very accessible for younger players featuring a funky bass line combined with catchy rhythmic figures
Here's an easy yet great-sounding chart on the hit song from "Despicable Me 2" by Pharrell Williams that just never seems to get old! The melody is skillfully bounced from section to section, and there are
The spotlight is on the whole band with this hard-driving rock chart. Featuring great full ensemble and soli writing, it gradually modulates up throughout using accidentals in the parts in place of key
This budget-saving pack is an outstanding collection of four jazz charts for young players that includes Time Out by Ken Harris, Just Before I Close My Eyes by Larry Neeck, The
Exceptional ensemble writing makes this fun bossa/rock chart sound great and work well as a reliable teaching piece. Featuring a cool, smooth, laid-back sound and feel, there is an optional open solo
Here's a soulful yet accessible treatment of this Tower of Power hit song. This chart is played at about 128 bpm in 3/4 time, and the trumpet 1 range is to written E top space. Including a
Here's a Katy Perry pop tune your jazz ensemble will enjoy playing and the audience will recognize and appreciate! The tempo is around 164 bpm, there are no solos, it's got a big ensemble sound,
This chart on Scarborough Fair looks at the familiar tune in a traditional, slow rock style. It contains written solos for trumpet 1 and tenor 1, both with energetic backgrounds, and a
Sideways Walking Dog features a Latin/rock groove at around 180 bpm with very simple rhythms and a great melody line. Additional features include easy brass ranges, a written solo for tenor
Who Are You is a terrific rock classic by The Who that will have audiences singing along. This chart has solos for drum set and piano (or guitar), and the trumpet 1 range is to written F, top line.
Mucho Macho is a fiery Latin/rock chart that generates mucho excitement! The rhythm section gets the groove going, followed by a Mariachi-style trumpet duet introducing the melody. Then everybody
Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann, but better known for the 1981 recording by The Sugarhill Gang, this funky hit remains a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist (bongos,
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