The song that launched Michael Jackson's famous "moonwalk" was also one of the top-selling singles of the year in 1983. This chart features the signature bass line and catchy melodies and is a great
Originally recorded by The Meters in 1969, Cissy Strut has since become a model for playing funk as recorded by both jazz and rock artists. The signature bass line is played by trombones, tenors
From the group Fall Out Boy, here is their high-energy rock hit that features a relentless rock beat and quotes from the familiar '60s television series The Munsters. This easy-to-learn arrangement will
This is a grooving chart that encourages enough mischief to be fun without going over the top. In Funky See, Funky Do, funk rhythms are presented in a very teachable way with plenty of
Chin Music is a straight-ahead rocker with a title that refers to a pitch that is thrown to the high and inside part of the plate. A high-energy chart that is a perfect opener or
Take a strong R & B groove, add a fun-to-play melody with a catchy hook, stir in some solid ensemble writing, and you have the recipe for a rock chart that will be a hit with students and audiences
Recorded by Coldplay in 2008, Viva La Vida has shown it has staying power with its strong rhythmic base and catchy melodies. This very easy chart will come together quickly with limited
Recorded by American rock band OneRepublic, this popular hard-driving hit is establishing a solid place in today's culture. With its driving pulse and eighth-note based rhythms, Counting Stars
Modal jazz has played a big role in the development of the art form, and this haunting straight-eighth groove chart with a mostly legato melody is the perfect introduction to this important style. Colorful
Hello! Your funk chart is ready for pick-up! A perfect vehicle for teaching 16th-note rhythms, Yonkers Is Calling has something for everyone. With a tempo around 100 bpm, it features
Polar Vortex by Victor Lopez is designed to guarantee young jazz ensemble success! With a haunting melody, it will capture the imagination with a jazz/rock, even eighth note style at a
Mike Story's chart on The Doors' rock classic is one that will please audiences and young players. In a medium rock style, it features a written piano solo, easy brass ranges, and easy
With its unmistakable bass line, just plain cool rhythmic groove, and infectious rock style, here's a classic 1970s hit that young players are sure to enjoy! Arranged with moderate ranges, easy
Recorded by the Beatles in 1963, and years later prominently featured in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," this catchy rock favorite never grows old. This arrangement gives every section of the band a
"All in" is a phrase that has spread from the world of poker becoming widely used to describe anytime you're totally committed to any endeavor. This laid-back funk/rock original from Peter Blair keeps
This one has a funky rock groove with a hip chord progression, yet it's very easy to play. It Is What It Is has plenty of unison harmony, no solos, easy ranges, and is very effective for the young
Recorded by the boy-band sensation OneDirection, here is a terrific version for young jazz band of one of their most recognizable hits. Written in a driving rock style, this solid arrangement will go
Here's the hot dance hit recorded by Cupid in a hard-hitting, yet easy to play version for young players! The melody is cleverly traded between sections, and there are no solos required. A teaching unit
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Over the years this 1986 hit from the group Europe has become a popular rock classic. Trumpets are featured on the signature opening riff and the saxes carry the main melody in this powerful chart for
Let your beginning players really rock out to the sounds of Metallica with this hard-hitting chart for young jazz ensembles. The syncopations are handled in a repetitive manner, allowing for easy
A huge hit recorded by Cee Lo Green and also featured on the TV show Glee sung by Gwyneth Paltrow, this infectious tune is written in a style reminiscent of 1960s Motown. Solidly scored for young ensembles,
Jazz Hero is an accessible Latin/rock chart that will do your band proud. A minor-sounding introduction brings the band in on the major chord melody, then the sections trade back and forth. There
One of the most unforgettable and recognizable pop hits from the '70s was this solid rock tune by the group Three Dog Night. John Berry has arranged this tune in an accessible rock style that will be tons
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What a super arrangement for young jazz groups! This hot jazz-rock tune has always been a favorite, and you'll be playing it in no time with your beginners! Works with limited instrumentation,
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