Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann, but better known for the 1981 recording by The Sugarhill Gang, this funky hit remains a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist (bongos,
Featuring an alto saxophone or trumpet player in a tasty, rock ballad setting, this creative original features a gorgeous solo theme that is completely written. The ensemble provides a lush foundation
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
Feature any melodic instrument with this Doug Beach and George Shutack swing composition at the very easy grade level. The infectious melody and the gospel-flavored harmonies combine to create a chart
Solid and authentic-sounding ensemble writing provides an exceptional foundation for this rock guitar solo feature! Guitar City explodes from the first guitar power chord behind a rhythmic horn
This beautiful ballad from the pen of George Shutack is the perfect showcase for your trumpet or alto sax soloist. The pensive melody and rich harmony combine to create a wonderful change of pace chart. The
Here's a very tasty rock ballad that can feature either alto sax or trumpet soloists with accessible, written solos. Just Before I Close My Eyes continues to be a top seller year after year.
This easy big band release from 1954 features a beautiful trumpet solo, played as written, in an expressive ballad setting. Flowing legato figures dominate throughout, and a brief trombone solo and a 16-bar
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
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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