Tame your young beasts with this fun rock chart. It has all the right stuff: a steady beat, easy rhythms and ranges, and it's fun for young players. Beginning improvisers can develop confidence with the
Turf War gives the entire ensemble a chance to defend its ground while engaging in a battle of musical force. This driving rock chart never stops with its well-placed drum fills, mostly tutti
This up-tempo rocker is guaranteed to bring down the house! It kicks in with a catchy hook in the first measure and never lets up. Written solidly at the medium-easy grade level, this tune features
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A totally energetic and exciting rock chart, Line Drive features a hip, driving minor-key melody over a set of shifting and unexpected chord changes. Built upon a 12-bar frame, it features
Larry Barton's fast-paced, original rock chart exudes tons of excitement and fun with its easy changes over a blues progression, solid sectional and full ensemble scoring, rhythmic variation, and an open
Here's an original rock chart with a gospel feel that will showcase developing groups at their best. At around 132 bpm, it features the full ensemble with suitably melodic lines before nice development
Here's a straight-ahead, rockin' bari sax solo feature set at 156 bpm. The ensemble has a lot of exposure and the writing has a ton of style. The changes are a variation on the blues form with a little bit
Unavailable for many years, this outstanding and challenging composition for advanced jazz ensembles is back in print! It was originally recorded by Maynard Ferguson on the It's My Time album and features
Here's a creative setting of this time-honored folk song that begins with a slow rubato introduction featuring a soloist or any combination of soloists before breaking into a hard-driving rock
Solid and authentic-sounding ensemble writing provides an exceptional foundation for this rock guitar solo feature! Guitar City explodes from the first guitar power chord behind a rhythmic horn
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
Larry Barton's medium-tempo funk original is guaranteed to rock the first time and every time it's played! It kicks in with a catchy hook in the first measure and never lets up. Solidly written, this tune
Here's an Andy Clark funky rock original that cooks right from the first note! Settling in at a tempo of 112 bpm, the ensemble digs in on the melody, the rhythm section begins to groove, and the bari sax
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
Don't miss this straight-ahead, energy-filled rocker where every section of the band gets to shine. Turnin' Up the Heat is a powerful chart with an edgy sound and includes an open solo section
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
It's time to let your bass player get some of the spotlight! This cool chart is written in three parts, a funky rock, a slow triple blues, and a hot shuffle. Designed to showcase the bass player, the band
This funky rock chart has shades of the rock group Chase! There are some fast licks for the trumpets, but they fall in a comfortable range so your players can really dig in and sell it. The open solo
The Preacher Man is an appealing gospel rock chart for younger jazz bands that really shouts! Included is a nice written solo (or could be ad lib) for trumpet and several short spots for
Here's a high-powered Latin funk/rock chart that really cooks! It features a very playable written trumpet solo and plenty of places for the drummer to shine. Sounding much harder than it is, it's sure to
Andy Clark has created a solid sounding rocker for young jazz bands! Playable with optional limited instrumentations, it's ideal for a wide variety of performance occasions. Really hot at an accessible
Check out this incredible arrangement of Maynard Ferguson's gospel favorite...it's hot as ever, but now any high school with a decent trumpet player can play it! Andy Clark's arrangement closely follows
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