With a haunting melody, this minor-key ballad is the perfect feature for promising alto saxophone or trumpet/flugelhorn soloists. The featured solo part is fully written, although some embellishment by the
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This laid-back and sultry ballad, set around 62 bpm, features a written alto sax solo that is wonderfully melodic with an optional section for improvisation in the key of F major. The full
Arranged especially for the USAF Airmen of Note, this alto sax ballad feature is outstanding in every respect. The introduction features the trombones, followed by the alto solo with piano, development,
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