This Rick Lawn chart is a high-energy thriller working at both ends of the deal! Streetwise by day and suave and sophisticated by night, this chart covers all the bases from the opening rock guitar
Here's a flashback to the funky 1970s themes of Quincy Jones and Tower of Power, including optional wah-wah guitar! Each horn section gets a workout while the rhythm section percolates underneath. Solo
Inspired by the Weather Report classic Birdland, the drummer and bassist set up the groove and it's off to the races with a floating melody that soars over the rhythm section. Written or ad lib
For Little Big Band+. Features Piano &/or Bb Instrument (Sop. Sax). Very fun piece! Smooth Jazz-Funk. Appropriate for College and High School jazz bands. Also works for a combo.... view details
Metroliner, with its 16th-note contemporary groove, portrays the chugging and propulsive feel of a train ride through America's northeast corridor. This uniquely funky programmatic chart was
Porcupine is a dramatic rock chart that your jazz band and school community will enjoy. Trombones, trumpets and saxes all get the melody at different times. Short drum solo breaks set
Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educators Association for the 2018 Illinois All-State Jazz Ensemble, A Question of Hope is an ECM straight-eighth chart that will prove to be
This exciting chart has a driving 12/8 funk feel that is sure to engage your jazz ensemble and its audiences with its relentless intensity, but without excessive brass ranges with the trumpets going to
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.
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
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
Topping the charts as well as being featured in the movie "Trolls," this hit song from Justin Timberlake features a catchy hook along with an energetic rock style. The saxes begin with the melody followed
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
Recorded by the Edgar Winter Group in 1973, this driving rock tune has a powerful contemporary edge that remains popular today. This terrific chart is propelled by a driving pulse and the signature melodies
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
Lineball is a straight-ahead rocker with a brief introduction followed by a tuneful melody at the top featuring the saxes and then the trumpets. There's a half-time feel in the bridge, then a
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
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
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
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