Day Dream is a beautiful alto saxophone ballad feature by the genius of Billy Strayhorn. The tempo is around 72 bpm and the instrumentation is five saxes, one trumpet, three trombones, piano,
In 1959 Art Pepper recorded 12 tunes backed by an 11-piece small band. The Marty Paich charts focused on modern jazz classics including this arrangement of the Horace Silver composition Opus de
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
This Gordon Goodwin chart on the classic funk rock tune Play That Funky Music is a showcase for your lead alto saxophone soloist from start to finish. This one demands a contemporary alto sax
Featuring a hard groovin' 12/8 feel, this John LaBarbera original serves as an alto saxophone feature that also puts the entire band through its paces. The skilled scoring makes this sound harder than it
A few twists and turns added to the original Benny Goodman swing version make this chart a definite crowd and band pleaser. Gordon Goodwin's arrangement features a clarinet part and an alternate alto 1 part
The Sun Will Shine Today is a flexible solo feature at around 180 bpm with standard instrumentation plus optional horn in F parts. Originally scored for clarinet, it includes feature
A Gordon Goodwin vocal chart! In addition to the vocal part, there are optional solo feature parts for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet or trombone for added flexibility. Gordon has conceived this chart with
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