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,
Join the street parade! This chart is is a relentless and driving groove in a fun Cajun jazz style. The horns holler and shout back and forth before the alto sax solo takes off. Followed by a funky
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
Emulating the music of jazz greats Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri, this funky Latin original with a 3:2 clave groove features a trumpet section soli, a written or ad lib trumpet solo, and a roaring ensemble
Master composer Patrick Williams has created a superior chart in every way with Aurora. It is a roaring samba at 120 bpm with optional horns in F, full instrumentation, two auxiliary
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,
Here's another great arrangement of one of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays' biggest hits. Originally recorded on their album Letter From Home, Beat 70 is an exciting up-tempo Latin/fusion chart that
A tour-de-force for advanced groups, this 2015 Grammy-nominated arrangement is the original Stephen Foster waltz refitted as a medium-bright samba in 4/4 time. Featuring a smooth and lyrical melody over a
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
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