The magic of this slinky swinger will put your audience under a spell! The lead wind players start things out on the head, but before long the full band is jamming along. It's an "in your face" chart that's
There's never a dull moment in this exciting, interesting chart! It's an impressive medium-tempo blues shuffle chart at about 120 bpm that will make your mid-level jazz ensemble sound like the "big boys"!
This bouncy and energetic chart swings hard from beginning to end! Artful Dodger features all the sections of the ensemble to great effect. Well crafted, with modest ranges throughout, it
Written in 1920 by Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva and Vincent Rose, here's a sturdy chart on the great jazz classic Avalon. There's lots of solo space and imaginative ensemble writing which gives the
There are lots of swing charts based on blues changes, but this one is in a class of its own! Because I Said So features an attention-grabbing intro, unison ensemble melodies, sectional
This bright swinger kicks right from the start at around 180 bpm! Based on a blues form, this chart is very melodic and simply cooks in an uncomplicated fashion, with tasty unison riffs balancing the
Blue Bones is an up-tempo swinger with a very contemporary sound featuring the trombone section. The ranges are very modest, but the rewards are not! Both the tutti and solo sections lie well for
Yes! Feature your guitar or vibes player on this cookin' blues shuffle in F with a nod to the late, great B.B. King! The bari sax part takes a prominent blues band role within the rhythm section. The
The title says it all! This bright, accessible swinger features hip unison riffs, cool sax solis and powerhouse ensemble sections. Built on the blues form, this is a great chart for teaching the swing
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
Here is truly one "blooz" you will want to "chooz!" Featuring a catchy melody, a totally hip set of chord changes, and a tempo around 144 bpm, this chart really swings and lays right in the groove
Trumpets love to shine, so bring them out front and turn them loose on this hot trumpet-section feature! Trumpet soloists and the entire section are featured with suggested solos provided, if desired, with
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