From Chick Corea's My Spanish Heart album, this tune is not really a "rhumba," but rather an extremely energetic samba. This chart features dynamic and challenging passages for the entire ensemble and also
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
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
Composed in the mid 1950s, Bim-Bom is considered the very first bossa nova! Notably recorded by artists such as Sergio Mendez, Astrud Gilberto, and Stan Getz, this version of this familiar classic
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
In a throwback to the jazz-influenced R&B style of the late 1970s, here is a driving samba/funk version of this George Duke hit. Featuring a pair of trombones and tenor saxes at the top, this chart
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
This jazz fusion classic by Chick Corea was recorded by Stan Getz in 1972 and also by Chick Corea with his group Return to Forever on the landmark album Light as a Feather. In this exciting version for
Here's a distinctive arrangement for beginning jazz groups on one of Duke Ellington's most recognizable tunes. One of the featured works in the 2014 movie "Whiplash," it combines the styles of Latin and big
Nobody does cha-cha like Michael Mossman. This inventive original features a smooth harmonic structure and a nice blend of innovative melodies with carefully crafted accompaniment figures. The solo
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