In this flexible instrumentation setting for six horns and rhythm, Michael Mossman uses a moderate swing style to fashion a classy version of this familiar standard. The scoring style is largely tutti, but
One of the iconic early hits by the Beatles, this catchy tune features an immediately recognizable melody and a driving swing/shuffle style. Included in this version for young players is the famous
From "The Jungle Book," this timeless classic appeared in the original move as well as the latest blockbuster hit. With a jaunty 2-beat swing style and well-known melody, this one is impossible not to like.
Ever since The Bare Necessities was first introduced in the classic movie "The Jungle Book," this catchy tune has remained a familiar favorite. Featured again in the 2016 movie, here is an easy
Gordon Goodwin pays tribute to the great Count Basie on this famous Disney tune. With a slow Basie groove, solos for piano and tenor sax, dynamics galore, and a fabulous shout chorus, this is a fantastic
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Recorded by legendary blues singer John Lee Hooker in 1961, this tune remains one of his most identifiable and enduring songs. Here's a bluesy swing setting for young players that includes the signature
From the brash, irreverent and wildly popular television series Family Guy, comes this supercharged, big band style theme that swings hard! The tempo is medium, the style is swing and it features an alto
Your students will feel so cool playing this one! It's the slow-cooking, minor-key rock-shuffle tune that became a trademark for Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Although the written-out solos are scored for
Mark Taylor has crafted a unique version, in the six-horn format, of this familiar Beatles classic. After a gentle ballad-like intro, the style shifts to jazz waltz featuring a tenor sax soloist. Along the
Your students and audiences will love this burning swing tune made famous by Royal Crown Revue. The groove is set up with a drum solo laying down a Sing, Sing, Sing Krupa feel before the band
Remember this tune? Originally recorded by the group America, it's a simple, swing-feel chart that has a very memorable melody. Victor Lopez has done a super job arranging it for beginning jazz band. It has
Every jazz fan knows it, loves it and has wished it was in print! And now, this quintessential big-band arrangement is finally available! As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album This Time by
Quincy Jones wrote some incredible arrangements on very popular tunes for the Count Basie Orchestra. As recorded on This Time By Basie, Quincy's arrangement of I Left My Heart in San Francisco
From Disney's animated hit movie "Frozen" and sung by Olaf the snowman, this entertaining song features a light soft-shoe style that adapts quite naturally for jazz bands. Easy-going and restrained at
Recorded by Stevie Wonder in 1976 on his acclaimed album Songs in the Key of Life, this beautiful song is a good example of combining elements of jazz with pop. Keeping the same easy-flowing shuffle
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