Here's a great way to introduce the music of Count Basie to your young players. Carefully scored for young groups, this medium swing chart composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between
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
This great Kenton classic, as recorded on the album Live from Redlands University, is a swinging, happy chart which allows for lots of blowing space and is combined with great ensemble sections. This chart
Sammy's unparalleled craftsmanship is evident in this masterpiece for younger jazz groups. In one tempo throughout, there's a hint of "march style" and more than a hint of solid ensemble writing.
This chart proves that great tunes never die! W. C. Handy wrote this classic blues tune in 1914, and it remains a powerhouse of the jazz repertoire even today. Artists like Glenn Miller and Herbie
Orchestrate Your Inbox
What are your interests? Fine-tune your email so you receive only what's important to you.
Thank you! Please check your inbox. We've sent an email with a link to update your preferences.
Pepper Music eClubs
Everything you need for the upcoming season and special recommendations from our editors! Each club is sent monthly (unless otherwise noted).
Cued In - The Pepper Blog
A weekly digest of insightful articles, helpful resources, and interviews with leading composers and arrangers
Subscribe to Cued In
Thanks, you're almost done! Please check your inbox and click the link to complete your subscription.