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,
Featuring a contemporary-sounding groove utilizing even eighth notes, this familiar standard is given a unique treatment in the skilled hands of Mike Tomaro. A trio of tenor sax, trombone and guitar take
Dallas Burke's treatment of the Kenny Dorham standard sizzles from top to bottom and is sure to be a hit with more experienced ensembles. The familiar melody is featured as a trumpet solo then repeated
Composed for Latin jazz master Ray Baretto, this appealing cha-cha is based around a moderate groove and a very melodic theme. The variety in scoring is beautifully blended between showcasing individual
Camisa Negra simmers with attitude! Beginning with a funky bass riff, this Latin/soul groove chart features the alto sax with a saucy melody and solo choruses. A trombone solo comes next
Here's a high-powered Latin funk/rock chart that really cooks! It features a very playable written trumpet solo and plenty of places for the drummer to shine. Sounding much harder than it is, it's sure to
Chica Bonita is an Afro/Cuban Latin chart that has a driving rhythm with a cool ostinato written into the piano part that keeps things moving along. It's taken directly from the smash hit flexible
This very cool mambo is a flexible instrumentation combo chart written for 4, 5 or 6 horns plus rhythm section. A wide variety of horn parts are included so the horn section can be mixed and matched to find
A great title and great chart! Chili Today, Hot Tamale is set in a samba groove in cut-time at around 90 bpm. It's accessible for a solid easy to medium grade level, there are written
Clair de Lune is a flexible instrumentation combo chart and can be played as a four-, five- or six-horn arrangement. A wide variety of parts are included so the horn section can be mixed and
Orchestrate Your Inbox
What are your interests? Fine-tune your email so you receive only what's important to you.
Thank you! Please check your inbox. We've sent an email with a link to update your preferences.
Pepper Music eClubs
Everything you need for the upcoming season and special recommendations from our editors! Each club is sent monthly (unless otherwise noted).
Cued In - The Pepper Blog
A weekly digest of insightful articles, helpful resources, and interviews with leading composers and arrangers
Subscribe to Cued In
Thanks, you're almost done! Please check your inbox and click the link to complete your subscription.