Originally recorded in 1969, this iconic Latin rock tune composed by Sonny Henry helped boost the success of Santana and has remained a familiar classic ever since. This solid arrangement for younger
Recorded in the mid-1950s and also known as Trane's Blues, this jazz classic is credited to Miles Davis but reportedly was penned by John Coltrane. Regardless, Michael Mossman's refreshing version
Here's a Wes Montgomery bossa/rock tune that grooves along at around 145 bpm with the melody line played by tenor 1 and trumpet 2. With very playable ensemble sections and hits,
Exceptional ensemble writing makes this fun bossa/rock chart sound great and work well as a reliable teaching piece. Featuring a cool, smooth, laid-back sound and feel, there is an optional open solo
Reminiscent of the music of Quincy Jones and Henry Mancini in the 1960s, this catchy boogaloo for advancing groups is a fun-loving fusion of Brazilian, Afro/Cuban and American funk influences. The easy solo
Sideways Walking Dog features a Latin/rock groove at around 180 bpm with very simple rhythms and a great melody line. Additional features include easy brass ranges, a written solo for tenor
Mucho Macho is a fiery Latin/rock chart that generates mucho excitement! The rhythm section gets the groove going, followed by a Mariachi-style trumpet duet introducing the melody. Then everybody
Recorded by the Cannonball Adderley Quintet in the 1960s, this distinctive samba with a rock flavor was composer by Cannonball's brother Nat. Featuring a soulful and relaxed groove and the familiar
Jazz Hero is an accessible Latin/rock chart that will do your band proud. A minor-sounding introduction brings the band in on the major chord melody, then the sections trade back and forth. There
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