This Mike Collins-Dowden swing-style original features a hip melody, interesting call-and-response passages between the saxes and brass, nice dynamic contrasts, a written or improv solo for trumpet, and
Wow, this accessible swing chart has it all... a medium-up tempo, cool melodic lines, textural variety, mature harmonies, easy brass ranges, written or ad lib solos for tenor 1 and trombone 1, and a highly
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This very accessible holiday chart is based on O Tannenbaum and is in a bossa/rock style played at around 138 bpm with a brief easy-to-interpret 3/4 interlude that provides interesting
This outstanding arrangement of a traditional holiday favorite gets a Mannheim Steamroller twist. With a contemporary rock groove, beautiful harmonies throughout, easy rhythms and ranges, a written 1st alto
This beautiful holiday waltz contains great harmony and texture. Easily performable by younger players at around 96 bpm, it even sounds terrific with reduced instrumentation and includes lots of
Neal Hefti penned this wonderful chart for the great Count Basie Band, and Roy Phillippe has made it accessible for younger players without losing the verve of the original. This little swing chart
The theme from "Rocky" is inspiring, triumphant, powerful and noble! This rock-style chart is scored for younger players with the familiar Maynard Ferguson-flavored solo. The lead trumpet range is to
Check out Mike Story's adaptation of this swingin' Big Phat Band hit! It's still hip, it still has all the Gordon Goodwin ingredients, yet it's very accessible. Suggested solos are included for alto, tenor,
Remember this tune? Originally recorded by the group America, it's a simple, swing-feel chart that has a very memorable melody. Victor Lopez has done a super job arranging it for beginning jazz band. It has
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