This medium difficulty chart refers to the scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula in California, much of which hugs the coastline and passes famous golf courses,
This straight-eighth fusion chart combines rock and Latin styles effectively, creating a fresh and modern approach for developing groups. The written or improvised solos are for alto sax and piano after the
Composed and arranged by Scott Ninmer, staff writer for the U.S. Army Band, this well-crafted original is a must-have. Rich harmonies and syncopated figures are just a couple characteristics of this fresh
Featuring killer ensemble work, a strong melody, a wonderful sax soli, an open solo section with written or ad lib solos, and a memorable finish, this hard-driving shuffle will ignite any program!
This gorgeous ballad that features trumpet or flugelhorn is now available to your band. Written in memory of Blue Mitchell, this tune was recorded by Louie Bellson on London Scene. Not only does it
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Respected composer and arranger Bob Washut brings us this terrific swing/shuffle chart scored for bands programming medium-level repertoire. Grade-level-appropriate brass ranges and solid orchestration
The title of this vibrant Latin/rock original for advancing groups refers to the close professional and personal association shared by Chuck Mangione and Gerry Niewood during their many years of working
Emulating the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Eliane Elias, this light and breezy samba is an ideal change-of-pace choice for any performance. With a title meaning "lovely" in Portuguese, it features a
This buoyant Brazilian samba for advancing groups juxtaposes the feel of an intimate ensemble with that of a big band by featuring alto sax and trumpet against the jazz ensemble backdrop. The drum solo at
From the pen of Mike Tomaro comes a hard-charging swing chart that is spiced up with a bit of half-time funk. Great ensemble writing throughout is contrasted with two open solo sections with cued
Get your bop on with this straight-ahead swing chart that will be a winner with groups at many levels. While most charts that are based on the chord changes to I Got Rhythm are written for more
This exciting, up-tempo samba for advancing groups is a great way to spotlight a fabulous trombone section on the familiar chord changes to In a Mellow Tone or Rose Room. The trombones not
As recorded on the great Basie-Straight Ahead album of 1968 by Count Basie, this swing outing features solid section and full ensemble writing, brass buckets, sax scoops, drum fills, and piano in the solo
A Little Minor Setback is a slower swing chart built on an extended 16-bar minor blues. This relaxed original shifts between two and four feels to create subtle contrasts within the swing style,
This modern straight-eighth feel chart for advancing groups will showcase the ability of your band to sustain a strong sense of time throughout. The lengthy solo section vamps on two chords for an
Reminiscent of the music of Quincy Jones and Henry Mancini in the 1960s, this catchy boogaloo for advancing groups is a fun-loving fusion of Brazilian, Afro/Cuban and American funk influences. The easy solo
This moving, lyrical ballad features solo flugelhorn or trumpet throughout with written and improvised sections, a double-time bossa in the midsection, and a strong, dramatic finish. The saxophone section
This chart is the opening movement of a suite written in memory of music educator Bill Carroll. Bristling with excitement from beginning to end, this blues-based swing journey for medium level groups is
Sure to delight audiences with an abundance of interesting original material and surprise interludes, the superior orchestration techniques in this chart will make advancing jazz bands sound
Penned by Sammy Nestico, this chart is a relaxed moderate blues. Written for the Basie/Nestico collaboration on the album Basie-Straight Ahead, it's perfect for advancing groups. It is also a great chart
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