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Nora Nora
Bob Turner - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

Nora is a beautiful swing ballad featuring an alto saxophone soloist and is taken directly from the flexible instrumentation small group chart with the same title. The solo part can be played as

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Jazz Ensemble 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Nora Nora
Bob Turner - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

Wow! This beautiful swing ballad features alto sax throughout and includes written parts for the solo sections, fills and a cadenza at the end of the chart, or you can just let the soloist wail. Also

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Combo (Flexible Instrumentation)
MEMedium Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Old Friends Old Friends
Les Aldrich - C L Barnhouse Company

A melodic and mellow ballad, Old Friends is a flexible solo feature for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, flugelhorn, vibes, guitar or flute soloist. The lush backgrounds at an accessible grade level will... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$42.00
Once Upon a Time Once Upon a Time
Paul Clark - C L Barnhouse Company

Once Upon a Time is an outstanding ballad feature for either trombone or tenor sax soloists that's filled with melodic and harmonic creativity. Jazz groups at any level will sound impressive playing... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
One More Dream One More Dream
Patrick Williams - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here is a wonderful alto saxophone ballad feature by master composer Patrick Williams. Optional woodwind doubles are for alto flute and clarinet and there are optional parts for two horns in

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Jazz Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$80.00
Additional Score 
$13.00
Open Arms Open Arms
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Check out this ever-popular ballad from the group Journey... the melody is truly captivating! The chart is easy and  goes into a swing feel as arranged by Victor Lopez. This very nice ballad features a

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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Out of the Fog Out of the Fog
Neil Yorke-Slader - BURNIHLA MUSIC PUBLISHING

Out of the Fog is a beautiful rock ballad flexible solo feature that is perfect for clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone or tenor saxophone soloists. The chordal structure is quite

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MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Over the Rainbow Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen/arr. Alan Baylock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Do you have two trumpet players to showcase? Here is a ballad everybody knows, scored as a trumpet duet feature. Everything is written, no improvised solos, the lead trumpet range is to C above the staff and... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Over the Rainbow Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen/arr. Paul Cook - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This is simply a beautiful number for young jazz bands!  Rich and slow, it's easy to play and sounds delightful.  Paul Cook's arrangement is great for developing phrasing and style, and he even includes a solo... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
The Party's Over The Party's Over
Jule Styne/arr. Willie Maiden - Sierra Music Publications

This is a gorgeous ballad arranged by Willie Maiden for the great Maynard Ferguson Orchestra. There is wonderful ensemble writing that is playable by most bands, and it also features a short improvised solo

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AAdvanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
The Passage The Passage
Gordon Goodwin - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, this is a luscious alto sax ballad feature at 74 bpm. It's a lyrical vehicle with rich harmony and textures, soaring ensemble figures, and

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Jazz Ensemble 
AAdvanced
$68.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Peace Peace
Horace Silver/arr. Chuck Israels - Jazz Lines Publications

One of Horace Silver's few ballads, Peace ia a lovely chart with a short form. It begins with the bass playing the melody with cup mute trombone and alto sax in a quiet contrapuntal accompaniment.

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Jazz Ensemble Small Band
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
People People
Arr. Don Sebesky - Sierra Music Publications

Recorded on Maynard Ferguson's "New Sounds of Maynard Ferguson" album, here's a fantastic trumpet feature for a fantastic trumpet player! The band parts are not too difficult, but the alto sax necessarily... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Placid Placid
Rick Hirsch - Hirsch Music

As its title suggests, Placid is a peaceful, restful ballad. Take your audiences to a quiet, clear night with a fresh blanket of snow as the lovely melody carries through the entire piece, and is passed... view details
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Combo (Flexible Instrumentation)
MMedium
$18.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Poolside Poolside
Neil Yorke-Slader - BURNIHLA MUSIC PUBLISHING

Poolside is a wonderful ballad that works for all levels of jazz ensembles. The very moderate ranges make it accessible, and allow the focus to be on the trademark Basie ballad style. Rhythm

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Prayer Meetin' Prayer Meetin'
Matt Harris - Kendor Music, Inc.

Feature a young pianist with this gospel style ballad. The solo is entirely notated except for a short section where the pianist needs to improvise over an easy 4-bar sequence. The slow, infectious groove is... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Pure Imagination Pure Imagination (from "Wille Wonka and the Chocolate Factory")
Bricusse & Newley/arr. Craig Skeffington - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

If you haven't heard this gorgeous ballad from "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," now is the time. A sensational and easy-to-play alto sax solo feature, this arrangement is scored with lush harmonies... view details
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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Quality Time Quality Time
Gregory Yasinitsky - Kendor Music, Inc.

This accessible ballad in the style of Count Basie emphasizes lyricism, lush harmonies, unified phrasing and a wide range of dynamics. The full ensemble has the memorable melody at the top and continues for

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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
A Quiet Heart A Quiet Heart
Pete McGuinness - Smart Chart Music

This beautifully composed rock ballad features your lead alto saxophone player. With rich harmonies providing a lush cushion behind the soloist, it is a substantial offering that is also

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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$52.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Quiet Time Quiet Time
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Don't miss this ensemble ballad in the style of the great collaborations between Count Basie and Neal Hefti. Your young jazz band is sure to get the crowd on the dance floor with this one! A terrific

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Radiant Morning Radiant Morning
Dan Torosian/arr. Paul Baker - Bakers Jazz and More

A lush jazz ballad solo feature for alto sax, tenor sax or trumpet/flugelhorn, Radiant Morning features a full-ensemble introduction leading into the beautiful and melodic solo. The sax

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Jazz Ensemble Alto Sax Feature
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score Alto Sax Feature
$8.00
Jazz Ensemble Tenor Sax Feature
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score Tenor Sax Feature
$8.00
Jazz Ensemble Trumpet/Flugelhorn Feature
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score Trumpet/Flugelhorn Feature
$8.00
A Relative Calm A Relative Calm
Oliver Nelson - Sierra Music Publications

As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra on their album Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra, A Relative Calm is a beautiful ballad that features trumpet throughout. There is very little improvisation,

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Jazz Ensemble 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Remembering Thad Remembering Thad
George Shutack - Kendor Music, Inc.

Paying tribute to the great Thad Jones, this expressive ballad with rich harmonies and flowing lines provides a perfect showcase for flugelhorn or trumpet. The beautiful melody is supported by a lush

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EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Round Midnight Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk & Cootie Williams/arr. Don Sickler - Second Floor Music

This timeless Monk favorite, recorded by countless jazz artists, is scored here in a 3-Plus Horns and Rhythm Section format. Flexible instrumentation: Part 1 - Trumpet, Alto Sax, or C Treble; Part 2 - Alto

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Combo (3-Plus Horns & Rhythm Section)
MAMedium-Advanced
$25.00
Additional Score 
$6.00