You know it, you love it! The opening motive is very catchy on this authentic sounding chart on the rock classic made famous by the group Chicago. Master arranger Mike Story works his magic to create an
A playful chart in a Basie swing style, Aardvark Stomp is easy and fun to play and a great way to assist young jazz musicians in developing ensemble and sectional playing skills. There's
More accessible than most Gordon Goodwin charts, this one is a killer funk tune that is unbelievably exciting! Your jazz band players and audiences will dig the poppin' rhythmic figures, the funky
Here's a wonderful take on the group Toto's classic rock tune from the '80s. It's solidly scored throughout and sounds amazingly like the original while remaining accessible for developing jazz bands.
Alexander's Ragtime Band is one of Irving Berlin's earliest creations; it has stood the test of time and can still be heard in music venues throughout the world. Peter Blair has created a
This swing original for beginning groups is based on the chord changes to Autumn Leaves. The brass ranges are very accessible with trumpet up to F5 and D-flat4 for trombone. Rhythm section parts
You know it, you love it! This Meghan Trainor megahit is set at around 136 bpm with a solid rock groove, has no solos, and will be a favorite with students and audiences. This Victor Lopez arrangement
"All in" is a phrase that has spread from the world of poker becoming widely used to describe anytime you're totally committed to any endeavor. This laid-back funk/rock original from Peter Blair keeps
As one of the most important American music forms, the blues is an essential concept for developing students who are learning about jazz improvisation and ensemble playing. This easy-level swinger has it
A real jazz classic, this chart kicks! The features include a medium swing style, a written or improvised solo for tenor sax, meaningful ensemble passages, exceptional soli lines, superb phrases, and a
What a great title! This fun original is clearly a great rock arrangement for young jazz bands. Additional features include specific articulation notations, easy brass ranges, a written tenor sax solo (the
Patriotic music for jazz bands is always welcome! This setting begins appropriately at a reverently slow tempo around 60 bpm, with the trumpets carrying the melody followed by a piano interlude. The
Here's a very useful arrangement that will fill the need when your jazz band is requested to play something patriotic. Featuring a variety of tempos and styles, this chart includes five American
Here's a Wes Montgomery bossa/rock tune that grooves along at around 145 bpm with the melody line played by tenor 1 and trumpet 2. With very playable ensemble sections and hits,
Oh, yes! This is a superb setting of the iconic jazz ballad that features the alto sax star in your band. The alto solo is mostly written with opportunities to improvise around the melody, and the ensemble
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