This is the original studio ensemble arrangement by Frank DeVol for Ella Fitzgerald's 1960 album "Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas." It was arranged to feature a solo vocalist along with an SATTBB vocal
After a 35 year hiatus, Grammy winning composer and arranger Sammy Nestico has joined forces with the Count Basie Orchestra to arrange this chart for their "A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas" CD. This
Sammy Nestico, one of the most important figures in the evolution of the big band sound, has arranged this holiday classic for the Count Basie Orchestra recording "A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas." This
This hard-hitting, heavy-duty rock version of Angels We Have Heard on High will be the highlight of your next holiday concert! The fully scored ensemble writing is well within the capabilities of
Rich DeRosa provides yet another wonderful Christmas arrangement to the big-band repertoire. This delightful contemporary setting of God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen has a moderate samba feel and
Dallas Burke's chart on this perennial holiday favorite will be a pleasure for your band to play and your audience to hear! Set in a moderate tempo and generally subtle, this swing version can be worked up
Not just another Christmas chart, Whoa Christmas Tree! is a funky, half-time treatment of the traditional O Christmas Tree. The open solo section features room for
Add some funk to your next holiday concert with Rich Woolworth's inventive take on the familiar Christmas tune Joy To the World! It features a funky half-time swing feel,
Looking for something fresh and appealing to feature your jazz band on your upcoming holiday concert? Rich Woolworth's setting of O Holy Night is an appropriate candidate with its up-tempo swing
You'll want to play this superb holiday medley featuring Joy to the World; Silent Night; Deck the Halls and Greensleeves for sure! This chart can be performed with each tune
Ride on with this classic Leroy Anderson holiday tune scored for young jazz band accessibility. The style is a happy swing that will have your holiday concert audiences tapping toes and snapping
Here's an easy-to-play jazz waltz for the holidays with everything written out including a brief alto sax solo. The tempo is around 150 bpm, plus it has very accessible brass ranges and
Arranged to feature a cello soloist or any other soloist, this warm and colorful arrangement is for jazz band with strings. The solo part is completely written, the ensemble has their turn with the
Based on What Child is This? and O Come, O Come Emmanuel, this creative arrangement is for jazz ensemble with strings, allowing directors to combine the school's string orchestra with the
Add the school's string orchestra to the jazz band with this creative and effective rock chart on this fun holiday classic! The melody is traded from section to section, giving each a "day" in a predictable
Paul Clark's clever arrangement of We Three Kings combines a string orchestra with a jazz band for a totally unique holiday concert experience! There are no solos, just heavy-duty,
Set as a bright swinger at about 200 bpm, and originally arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), Richard DeRosa's arrangement of the traditional Christmas song Angels We Have Heard on High is an
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
This inventive Paul Clark arrangement cleverly combines the familiar Christmas spiritual with Beethoven's Ode to Joy theme. Opening with a beautiful chorale in a light gospel style, it then breaks
Here's a lighthearted jazz waltz version of the holiday favorite Jingle Bells that will be wonderful change-of-pace programming for any holiday jazz performance! Played at around 168 bpm, it
Mister Jingles is a lighthearted jazz waltz version of the holiday favorite Jingle Bells that will be welcomed change-of-pace programming for any holiday jazz performance! Played at around
O Little Town of Bethlehem as a laid-back swing chart? Yes, Rich Woolworth makes it happen with this chart that remains playable and easy to work up in a short amount of time. There's also a nice
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