Jazz groups with a strong lead alto sax player will enjoy this ballad in film noir style. Its smoky harmonies and wistful melody are broken up with a double-time swing section before a powerful reprise at
Pat Metheny is known for his beautiful melodies, and Back in Time is no exception. Featuring a flugelhorn or trumpet soloist throughout on a written-out solo with chords included for improvisation,
This gorgeous ballad that features trumpet or flugelhorn is now available to your band. Written in memory of Blue Mitchell, this tune was recorded by Louie Bellson on London Scene. Not only does it
Recorded in 1972, Chick Corea's Return to Forever album is recognized as one of the landmark albums of jazz fusion. Along with the jazz standard La Fiesta, the mesmerizing ballad introduced on this
Andy Farber is a master at composing beautiful ballads, and this one is pure jazz! Fully featuring an alto sax soloist with outstanding melodic content, there is a slow, nostalgic feel here with just a hint
One of Carlos Santana's more memorable compositions is this instrumental hit from 1976. Along with Santana's own recording, the version by saxophonist Gato Barbieri also became a hit that same year. This
Farewell is a heartwarming rock ballad featuring solo alto saxophone. The tender melodic statement tells the story as the alto soloist plays the rich written melody. The soloist has an opportunity
Here's one of those outstanding charts where the title vividly describes the contents. Paying homage to the great Neal Hefti and the iconic Count Basie Orchestra, Patrick Williams has composed a chart
As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, Heidi is the third movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite. A gorgeous solo feature for alto saxophone throughout, this piece builds from a
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