From jazz legend Thelonious Monk, here is one of his best-known tunes in a playable, yet authentic setting for small groups. Written in a moderately slow swing style, this one is great for soloing. Flexible
Benny Golson composed this octet chart in 1957 and it was featured on the Dizzy Gillespie album The Greatest Trumpet Player of Them All. The features include a bluesy sound, interesting harmonies, varied
Horace Silver created a blues with a perfectly consistent character and structured the accompaniments and his piano solo in perfect balance. Orchestrating the piano parts from the original recording is a
Flexibly scored for many combinations of horns and rhythm section, and playable with as few as one horn and rhythm section, Git-Down Time is a catchy New Orleans street beat chart that's very
Here is the most familiar of the charts from Oliver Nelson's The Blues and the Abstract Truth album released in 1961. Instrumentation: Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones, Trumpet, Piano, Bass and Drums.
One of the most classic blues tunes ever written, this familiar standard by Thelonious Monk provides your young players with a chromatic-based workout, but comfortable soloing over the blues
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