Everyone knows this Henry Mancini favorite, but not like this! Mike Tomaro has gleefully twisted the well-known melody into a New Orleans-style second line groove for jazz ensemble! The signature bass line
Sly and the Family Stone was a pivotal funk band of the late 1960s pioneering a fusion of funk, rock and soul. Who can forget their landmark performance at Woodstock in 1969? This exciting medley of hits
The heavy influence that Stevie Wonder had on funk and jazz is clearly evident in this hit from 1974. Made even funkier in this version for big band with a tempo slightly slower than the original, the
Few people remember The Meters and this recording from 1969; however, over the years Cissy Strut has become a model of funky drumming and simmering grooves, and has been recorded by countless rock
Originally recorded by The Meters in 1969, Cissy Strut has since become a model for playing funk as recorded by both jazz and rock artists. The signature bass line is played by trombones, tenors
James Brown had many great hits, and this one translates into a funky jazz band chart that's sure to be a favorite. Set at around 116 bpm, it exudes all the soul and funk of the Godfather of Soul
Scottish funk group Average White Band had two major hits that helped solidify the horn-driven funk sound of the '70s. Pick Up the Pieces was released in 1974 and Cut the Cake followed
This funky hit from Michael Jackson's Off the Wall album translates into a groovin' jazz chart everyone will enjoy. With lots of tasty licks for the winds and very playable grooves for the rhythm section,
Here is one of the signature hits from the "Godfather of Soul" James Brown in a funky medium tempo well-scored chart! The saxes take the lead while the brass deliver all the tight horn riffs. The drummer
The music of The Jackson 5 remains as popular today as ever. Here is one of their biggest hits from the Motown era in a funky arrangement that is skillfully scored for the entire ensemble. No solos, just
Inspired by the version of The Pink Panther recorded by Bobby McFerrin, Mike Tomaro breathes exciting new life into this Mancini favorite. Combining a unique shuffle funk groove with creative
In 1977 Stevie Wonder was in his prime and Sir Duke was on top of the charts. Michael Philip Mossman takes this familiar hit and adds his own unique touch. The opening features the brass with sax
From Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, this monster hit is the perfect throwback to a funky R&B style! This arrangement for younger players features modest ranges and repetitive yet authentic-sounding
Just like the title, this funk/rock chart on the Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars megahit is loaded with powerful energy! The tempo is around 112 bpm, there's a written alto sax solo provided, and it goes all
Here's the ultimate in contemporary funk from Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars! Paul Murtha captures all the style and attitude in this exciting chart for jazz ensembles. The melody is skillfully passed
This catchy funk tune was recorded by Was (Not Was) in 1987, but more recently popularized in pop culture including the movies "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "The Flintstones," and "Super Mario Bros."
The fourth single from the "Thriller" album, this Michael Jackson tune stays funky, soulful and fun to play from top to bottom. The features include short written or ad-lib solos for alto sax, tenor sax and
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If you are looking for an easy, yet hip chart, this is it! A funky Tower of Power hit, this chart is accessible at 166 bpm with no solos and a trumpet 1 range to F top line. Optional parts are included
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