Featuring a completely flexible instrumentation of 4, 5 or 6 winds and rhythm section, Monte Carlo is a quintessential bossa nova with smooth and relaxed melodic and rhythmic elements. This
The flowing melody and lush harmonies of this Ellington favorite are set in a medium samba style in this creative arrangement that takes full advantage of the little big band format. In addition
This is a lovely piece with a texture based on a rhumba rhythm with long melodic lines, a contrasting swing feel pedal figure and an arpeggio figure that caps each phrase in an even eighth-note rhythm.
Mucho Macho is a fiery Latin/rock chart that generates mucho excitement! The rhythm section gets the groove going, followed by a Mariachi-style trumpet duet introducing the melody. Then everybody
This appealing and light-hearted tune by Charlie Parker is treated here in a medium-tempo samba style. A small group comprised of alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone and guitar takes the lead for the first
Reminiscent of the music of Quincy Jones and Henry Mancini in the 1960s, this catchy boogaloo for advancing groups is a fun-loving fusion of Brazilian, Afro/Cuban and American funk influences. The easy solo
This bright Latin/samba chart features the full ensemble getting off to a high-energy start, then the alto sax and trumpet take over to present the melody. The trombone section jumps in for the bridge
Horace Silver's contemporary jazz classic is now available for intermediate-level jazz ensembles in this arrangement of the timeless tune made famous by the Buddy Rich Band. The Latin/mambo style is
One Day Soon has a unique harmonic flavor which supports an intensely descriptive form and an almost pop melody and groove. There are many styles included in this chart - a chorale-like
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