Made famous by The Count Basie Orchestra, here is a great-sounding yet playable version of this standard for developing bands. It includes feature spots for every section and optional written or improvised
There is no better style for young players to emulate than that of the Count Basie Orchestra. This famous swing tune is nicely arranged here by Mark Taylor in a very playable version that still sounds
This chart is way up on the "fun meter"! Mike's playable arrangement doesn't sacrifice any of that classic swing era sound and style. The trumpet section is the primary featured section; however, the saxes
Made famous by Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, here is a fun chart from the early swing era. The saxes do most of the heavy lifting, supported by punches and backgrounds in the brass. Also featured are
Everyone will recognize this Duke Ellington classic! It was one of the featured works in the 2014 movie "Whiplash" and uses interesting textures and alternates between a Latin groove and swing.
What better way to introduce the music of Duke Ellington to your young jazzers than with this wonderfully scored arrangement by Michael Sweeney! Even at this easy level, this chart really swings and
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