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
Made famous by Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, here is a marvelous adaptation for developing players by Paul Murtha! Following the opening chorus for piano, the trumpets state the main theme with answers
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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
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