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
If you're looking for a more substantial holiday offering for better groups, this Gordon Goodwin chart is it! It's a medium-slow swing take on this Johnny Marks standard with a few modulations,
Here's Gordon Goodwin's slow, funky version of the holiday classic that's very clever with the initial melody line played by bass trombone and bari sax. The tempo is 110 bpm, it has soprano sax
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
Here's a great chart on a holiday favorite that will go together quickly and sound great! After a short intro it settles in at around 128 bpm and swings well. There are no individual solos,
Here's a satisfying arrangement of a Christmas tune that will be the perfect centerpiece of a holiday or winter concert! We Three Swing is a jazz waltz based on We Three Kings arranged
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
Yeah, a calypso holiday chart! Here's a very clever arrangement that is easy to play and sure to please. The features include a written solo for tenor 1, a trumpet 1 range to written F top line,
A holiday favorite for sure, this Jose Feliciano classic is set here as a bossa nova at about 128 bpm. It's a fine arrangement, well-notated, tasty, and a breeze to assemble for a concert. Written
Yes, this is Jingle Bells! Check out this very clever swing arrangement that is sure to please. This very easy chart is easy to rehearse with a catchy hook, very modest brass ranges, and plenty of
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
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
Victor Lopez has taken the Ode to Joy theme from Beethoven's 9th, added a holiday twist and turned it into a very nice chart for young jazz bands. It features cool harmony and it's easy to rehearse and
More accessible than some of his charts, Gordon Goodwin gives this traditional holiday tune a jazz waltz treatment. The features include: a soprano sax lead part (alternate alto 1 part included), a 2nd alto
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
As recorded by the USAF Airmen of Note and arranged by Alan Baylock in the style of Li'l Darlin', this slow swing chart is an ideal selection for the holidays. It features no improvised solos but
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