Rich DeRosa once again provides us with his clever take on one of the most popular Christmas carols, Joy to the World. As arranged for the WDR Big Band, DeRosa sets this traditional tune in a
As arranged for the WDR Big Band, Rich DeRosa's arrangement of the traditional Christmas carol Hark, the Herald Angels Sing is a light, happy, easy-swinging chart that is playable by almost any
Add some funk to your holiday program with this soulful arrangement of the Christmas spiritual Go Tell It on the Mountain. Featuring the baritone sax player on partially written and improvised
Written in a George Shearing style, this Frank DeVol arrangement was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald in 1960 for her "Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas" album. The chart is written for AATTB saxophones
One of the most iconic holiday tunes of all time, The Christmas Song as composed by Mel Torme and Robert Wells is treated here in a masterfully constructed setting featuring a flugelhorn soloist.
Arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), Richard DeRosa has written a beautiful masterpiece on this traditional Christmas favorite. Scored as a full ensemble chorale, this moving piece is filled with fluid
Here's a very clever arrangement of this holiday gem! It's a drum set on brushes feature at around 172 bpm in the style of Hefti's Cute with a written or ad lib trumpet 2 solo. There's
With Comfort and Joy, the melody is generously passed around the ensemble to keep everyone happy, plus there is written solo space for tenor, alto, piano and some drum fills, too. The lead trumpet
Originally recorded by Eartha Kitt in the 1950s, this clever and cute holiday favorite has also been recorded by a wide variety of artists in addition to being featured in the movie "Elf." This medium swing
This swinging holiday arrangement is a slightly easier version of the chart that Alan Baylock did for the USAF Airmen of Note. It features the saxes in a "four brothers" setting with written solo space
Composed in the '50s, this entertaining holiday tune has been recorded notably by Kay Starr, and more recently by the Brian Setzer Orchestra. For vocalist and big band, this is a dynamic and swingin'
A creative and outstanding chart by Alan Baylock on the traditional spiritual. Beginning with claps and foot stomps, it builds throughout and features a written alto solo and a lead trumpet range to written
With a nod to the wonderful Dave Maddux arrangement written for the vocal group First Call, Bob Curnow has created a gorgeous version for big band. Every jazz group needs Christmas charts to perform, and
Vince Guaraldi's touching ballad from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" will feel as familiar as an old friend. This feature for vocal soloist makes a simply wonderful addition to your holiday concert! Vocal in
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