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,
This Latin favorite arranged for small groups features flexible instrumentation options, easy scoring and brief solos written into all the parts. The parts include: Part 1 - Trumpet or Alto Sax; Part 2
From the skilled hands and inventive mind of Rick Stitzel, here is a classy yet easy version of this familiar samba. Every section gets a chance to play the melody at some point, plus there is a solo
Here's a cool Latin chart that sounds like an evening dance party! Everyone gets a chance to play the melody at some point, and all will be talking about this one on the way home from the
With exciting yet accessible rhythms, Danza Para Mi Hija (Dance for My Daughter) is a terrific introduction to Latin music. The melody is passed between reeds and brass and there is even a
At last the origins of the elusive Chili Pepper are revealed at the easy grade level! Set in a driving tempo at about 176 bpm, this exciting chart makes the Chili Pepper spirit accessible to younger
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
This is probably the best known bossa nova ever written! John Berry's easy version includes short written or ad lib solos for alto or tenor and trumpet. A nice way to remember the great Stan
This hot salsa tune took Cuban-born artist Celia Cruz all the way to the top of the Latin Grammy Awards! Celia, or "the Queen of Salsa" as she's also known, made the song famous, and Victor Lopez put it
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