As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. This one is a funky shuffle and the tempo is around 170 bpm
As recorded by Cannonball Musical Instruments, this is a brilliant Gordon Goodwin chart written for five saxes (SATTB), plus four rhythm instruments and percussion! This brisk samba at around
This Ellington favorite adapts beautifully to the little big band format in the skilled hands of Michael Mossman. The classic tune is still there, but with a contemporary twist. Instrumentation:
Funky, with a very hip piano intro, this small group chart is for tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. This chart includes solo space for all players.
Here's a quirky Monk tune set in a 3-Plus Horns and Rhythm Section format. Flexible instrumentation: Part 1 - Trumpet, Alto Sax, or C Treble; Part 2 - Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, or Trombone, Part 3 - Baritone Sax
This chart has a long-lined melody contrasting with a Latin style accompanying figure and a specific and detailed drum part as created by Art Blakey. Then there is a contrasting second chorus ensemble
An Elusive Man is a medium swing chart at around 136 bpm for a small group consisting of tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Solo space is included for
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, electric bass, and drums. A Latin groove with montuno patterns by the rhythm section,
Hard Hittin' is a swing/funk chart written at about 184 bpm, but sounds like it's written at half that tempo... a great feel! The drummer needs to be on top of the game in this one. There's a
Hit It! is a 16th note funk chart with a Tower of Power flavor, set over a modal sounding A minor blues structure. An accessible solo vehicle with ad lib solo parts included for all, it's a great
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. As the title suggests, this one is a shuffle at around 170
The wonderfully familiar Monk's Dream is arranged here in a flexible small group format. Instrumentation: Part 1 - Trumpet, Alto Sax, or C Treble; Part 2 - Alto Sax or Tenor Sax; Part 3 -
Here's a Horace Silver standard blues piece set in a small band format. It's joyful and subtle at the same time, with a specific eighth-note feel, without which the chart will sound overly bouncy. But with
At a total of 468 pages, this set features 14 transcribed octet charts of west coast, "cool jazz" classics! It contains eight separate books, in one big binder, for Piano, Bass, Drums, Trombone, Trumpet,
This timeless Monk favorite, recorded by countless jazz artists, is scored here in a 3-Plus Horns and Rhythm Section format. Flexible instrumentation: Part 1 - Trumpet, Alto Sax, or C Treble; Part 2 - Alto
An exciting samba at around 200 bpm, Samba Cya is for small group instrumentation of tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums, and the chart includes solo space for
Chuck Israels: "I have heard that Gil Evans once said that all he'd do to score this piece would be to orchestrate Horace Silver's piano playing. I had done exactly that (before I had heard that Gil thought
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