This small-group chart is based on the big-band chart Mambo over the Mountain, also by Rick Hirsch. The inspiration for this one is based on the great mambos of Spanish Harlem and includes a catchy
A long-stemmed rose may well come in handy for this cheeky tune. Warning: We Tango Tonight, with its sinewy melody, will stick with you long after you play it, and your audiences may request an
This catchy mambo is built almost entirely on the rhythmic figure clapped in the first two bars. Its authentic mambo flavor is a blast to play. After two bars of hand claps, it's winds only, then
You can't help but smile when you play and hear Tonight, We Tango. At around 112 bpm, this tongue-in-cheek chart is tons of fun and has a melody that just won't go away, plus the groove is one that
Here's the chart that won first place in the 2015 Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble Composition Contest. It's a one-of-a-kind work with a compelling musical narrative, unique soundscape, and a tune that won't go
I'm Free is one of the many great tunes from The Who's rock opera "Tommy." With a nod to Mario Bauz and Tito Puente, Rick Hirsch has reimagined this classic rock anthem as a high energy mambo. The
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