The Gigi Gryce composition, Basheer's Dream, is from the Kenny Dorham album Afro/Cuban, recorded in 1955. This medium-up Afro/Cuban chart features tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpet,
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
Here's Benny Carter's swinging arrangement of the standard Crazy Rhythm written and recorded in 1961 for his Further Definitions album. Now in print for the first time, this chart, unlike most
This is Benny Carter's saxophone ensemble arrangement recorded for his 1966 album Additions to Further Definitions. Drums are featured throughout this arrangement. In addition, there is solo space
This chart provides a wonderful backdrop for soloing and allowed Dizzy Gillespie to present a warm side of his playing, seldom seen during his prior recording sessions. Composed by Benny Golson in
This small group chart is a slow swinger and was featured on the 1957 Dizzy Gillespie album The Greatest Trumpet of Them All. It opens with trumpet presenting the melody, then trombone,...
This swinging saxophone ensemble chart on Over the Rainbow was arranged and recorded by Benny Carter in 1988. It's arranged for two alto saxophones, two tenor saxophones, and
Sea Breeze is an impressionistic chart for small group and is a trumpet feature throughout. Beginning with a rubato introduction, it alternates between rumba and swing...
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.
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