Fun and exciting, this rousing production number features those rompin' tunes made famous by the Blues Brothers! A great way to provide something a little different at your next jazz concert, this
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
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,
Radiohead is an English alternative rock band and James Miley's great arrangement of one of their most popular recordings really works well for big band. There is solo space for tenor saxophone and this
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
Burnin' funk from Earth, Wind & Fire! This exciting production number opens with the slow chorale, then launches into one of the best grooves ever written! Features a small ensemble on the head,
This chart is exciting jazz-rock...pure and simple! From the jazz-rock group Chase, it features the trumpet section and has written solos for tenor sax, trumpet and trombone. The lead trumpet
Recorded by the funkmeisters of the 1970s, Earth, Wind & Fire -- this is one of their most energetic tunes in a tightly written and hot-sounding chart! Features include a flexible solo section and solid
Mike Tomaro makes sure that every section gets into the act in this uplifting chart on the megahit by Pharrell Williams. The breakdown section features clapping by the band members while the trombones carry
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
From Stevie Wonder's acclaimed 1973 album Innervisions, this infectious funk tune has been covered by a variety of artists over the years and found its way into several movies. With a distinctive rock
Written by Stevie Wonder and recorded by Michael Jackson on his 1979 album Off the Wall, this familiar hit is treated here in a creative version for jazz ensemble. Incorporating the jazz influenced
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
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
What happens when one of the hottest swing bands in the land cuts loose on a Disney classic? Cranked up excitement! Big Bad Voodoo Daddy takes a mambo spin on I Wan'na Be Like You from "The Jungle
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