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Jazz Ensemble Ballads (217)
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Auld Lang Syne Auld Lang Syne
arr. Rich Woolworth - Jalen Publishing

Here's a short and eloquent arrangement of this New Year's Eve classic that will be a perfect encore for your holiday concert or gig. It's a way slow, bluesy treatment of this favorite in a true jazz style! ... view details
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$50.00
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Autumn Afternoon Autumn Afternoon
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Featuring an alto saxophone or trumpet player in a tasty, rock ballad setting, this creative original features a gorgeous solo theme that is completely written. The ensemble provides a lush foundation

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$45.00
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$7.00
Autumn Mist Autumn Mist
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Autumn Mist features your aspiring trumpet/flugelhorn or alto sax soloist in a gorgeous rock-ballad setting. The solo parts are entirely notated, and the ensemble sections provide contrast by... view details
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Back in Time Back in Time
Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow - Sierra Music Publications

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,

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A Ballad for Basie A Ballad for Basie
Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

With a tip of the hat to the great Neal Hefti, A Ballad For Basie is exactly the type of ensemble ballad that Count Basie was famous for. Featuring mostly full ensemble work, this one asks for

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$7.00
Ballad for Zoe Ballad for Zoe
Tim Fisher - Jalen Publishing

This original ballad is stunning in both its sound and accessibility. Your trumpet or flugelhorn soloist is featured with the lyrical and melodic written solo and there is a short, written tenor sax solo as... view details
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Bayou Farewell Bayou Farewell
Graham Breedlove - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Bayou Farewell is an original, melancholy, Pat Metheny style ballad with straight eighth notes and a beautiful melody. Graham Breedlove's use of color is superb in this solo feature for soprano

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Believe Believe
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

There are no range or rhythmic problems for either band or soloist in this beautiful ballad solo feature for alto sax or trumpet, just a pretty melody over lush chords and counter-lines, with lots of dynamic... view details
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Bellavia Bellavia
Chuck Mangione/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Chuck Mangione's pop style ballad features an underlying rhythmic ostinato that lends support and drive to the haunting melody. There's a mambo solo section that features written solos for tenor and trombone... view details
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Black and Blue (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue (What Did I Do to Be So)
Fats Waller & Harry Brooks/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's a beautiful bluesy Fats Waller ballad originally from 1929 that's very playable by young jazz groups. The tempo is around 82 bpm with a straight-eighth ballad feel, there are smooth and

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$42.00
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Blue Blue
Bobby Shew/arr. Gordon Brisker - Kendor Music, Inc.

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

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$56.00
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Blue Midnight Blue Midnight
Larry Neeck - C L Barnhouse Company

Dreamy, bluesy, and oh, so tasteful!  What a great setting to feature your alto sax, trumpet or flugelhorn soloist!  The band parts are quite easy, and the solo is completely written out.  It's an exceptional... view details
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$48.00
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C. L. Barnhouse Jazz Ensemble CD 2001 Jazz Ensemble CD 
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C. l. barnhouse Jazz Ensemble CD 2001: Med.-adv. Jazz Ensemble CD 
$9.95
Blue Serenade Blue Serenade
Paul Baker - Bakers Jazz and More

At around 86 bpm, this swing ballad features the lead trumpet and harkens back to the big band era sounds of Glenn Miller and Harry James, along the lines of Miller's Serenade in Blue. In addition to... view details
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Blue Serge Blue Serge
Mercer Ellington/arr. Billy Strayhorn - Jazz Lines Publications

In 1959 Mercer Ellington assembled his dad's working ensemble in a New York studio to record an album known as "Colors in Rhythm." The idea was to take a few of Mercer's originals, along with some of Duke's

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Body and Soul Body and Soul
arr. Matt Harris - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

You simply cannot go wrong with this Matt Harris chart on this great jazz ballad ideally set as a tenor sax solo feature! The tempo is about 98 bpm with the tenor solo written and improvised.

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Body and Soul Body and Soul
Johnny Green/arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

There's no better way to feature your alto soloist than with this arrangement! It's one of the most important ballads in the jazz repertoire, and Dave's chart brings out all of its lush beauty. A big,... view details
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Breathing Breathing
Fred Sturm/arr. David Springfield - Sierra Music Publications

One of the last original pieces composed by the late Fred Sturm, this may be one of the most beautiful. Sensitively arranged by David Springfield as a quiet ballad concert piece with no improvisation,

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Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water
Paul Simon/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Arranger Alan Baylock delivers his distinctive, lush and in-demand ballad style to this wonderful song in a more contemporary setting. It's set at 92 bpm, there are no individual solos, just delicious harmony... view details
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Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water
Paul Simon/arr. Paul Baker - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Paul Simon's soulful rock ballad is set here at 88 bpm, and as arranged by Paul Baker is sure to please! The melody is first stated by trumpet 2 and tenor sax, there are no improvised solos, and the trumpet

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Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1 Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1
Paul Clark, Ken Harris, Larry Neeck & James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

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

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Cathy's Army Cathy's Army
Neil Yorke-Slader - BURNIHLA MUSIC PUBLISHING

Cathy's Army is a tender ballad featuring solo trombone. The other trombone parts are optional, making this a perfect chart for a band with incomplete instrumentation. In fact, the solo part can be

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Cerulean Blue Cerulean Blue
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

Here's a playable feature for your trombone soloist!  The lyrical melody, rich harmonies, double time solo section, and roaring shout chorus make it a juicy number any young soloist would be proud to play.... view details
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Channel Three Channel Three
Jay Chattaway - William Allen Music, Inc.

Channel Three is an exquisite ballad that features the trumpets and then goes into a hard-driving rock section for solos. Here's a very unique chart from the pen of former Maynard Ferguson Band

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Chase the Clouds Away Chase the Clouds Away
Chuck Mangione/arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Need a pretty ballad?  This is ideal for younger players as arranged by Mike Lewis. It has plenty of unisons and harmonies in thirds with no individual solos and the 1st trumpet range goes only to written,... view details
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