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Ain't Misbehavin' Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller/arr. Ralph Ford - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

You can't go wrong with this one! It's a famous tune by one of the most memorable figures in jazz, Thomas "Fats" Waller, and it's well within the capabilities of younger bands. It also includes an easy to

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Jazz Ensemble 
EEasy
$42.00
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$7.00
Avalon Avalon
arr. Dominic Spera - C L Barnhouse Company

Written in 1920 by Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva and Vincent Rose, here's a sturdy chart on the great jazz classic Avalon. There's lots of solo space and imaginative ensemble writing which gives the

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MMedium
$50.00
 
C. L. Barnhouse Jazz Ensemble CD 2002 Jazz Ensemble CD 
$9.95
Basin Street Blues Basin Street Blues
Spencer Williams/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduce your young band to the concept of call-and-response, so common in early jazz, with this carefully scored, easy arrangement of one of the staple tunes from that period. Included are exercises to help... view details
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$40.00
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$5.00
Black and Blue (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue (What Did I Do to Be So)
Fats Waller & Harry Brooks/arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Here's a beautiful bluesy Fats Waller ballad originally from 1929 that's very playable by young jazz groups. The tempo is around 82 bpm with a straight-eighth ballad feel, there are smooth and

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$42.00
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Blue Skies Blue Skies
Irving Berlin/arr. Stitzel - Hal Leonard Corporation

Take a close look at one of Irving Berlin's classic melodies arranged in a medium-tempo swing style!  This one will sound great, even with inexperienced players. ... view details
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EEasy
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Blue Skies Blue Skies (Little Big Band)
Irving Berlin/arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's a creative and unique version of this familiar Irving Berlin standard that alternates between samba and swing styles. Featuring intricate and effective six horn scoring with solos for tenor sax and/or... view details
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Jazz Ensemble Little Big Band
MMedium
$45.00
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$7.50
Bugle Call Rag Bugle Call Rag
arr. Jeff Hest - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Not many tunes can match the energy of this big band classic from the Benny Goodman library. Carefully transcribed for school jazz ensembles, it features solo clarinet with the band, and there are also solos... view details
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Bye, Bye Blackbird Bye, Bye Blackbird
arr. Dave Wolpe - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Dave Wolpe really excels on this great standard with a trumpet section feature that's worthy of putting your whole trumpet section out front! Just good, solid swingin' appropriately describes this chart that... view details
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MMedium
$48.00
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Bye, Bye Blackbird Bye, Bye Blackbird
arr. Dave Rivello - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Arranger Dave Rivello arranged this great tune in a nice and easy, relaxed, swing genre to showcase the 2nd trumpet in the style of Miles Davis. Featuring the trademark Miles' harmon mute sound throughout

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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$10.00
Bye, Bye Blackbird Bye, Bye Blackbird
arr. Kris Berg - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

This relaxed swinger is an arrangement of the classic 1920s song sung by, among others, Peggy Lee. This exceptional arrangement is just solid swing from beginning to end with lots of variety, a really nice

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$44.00
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Bye, Bye Blackbird Bye, Bye Blackbird
arr. Mark Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Arranged in a medium slow Count Basie style, this is a great chart for teaching ensemble balance and laidback swing. It includes plenty of tutti ensemble playing, plus a Basie-like piano solo that's

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Crazy Rhythm Crazy Rhythm
arr. Mike Lewis - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This jazz standard has been set as a moderate swing chart with some clever rhythmic patterns as the title suggests. There are no worries because there is nothing here your band can't handle in this accessible... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$44.00
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The Creole Love Call The Creole Love Call
Duke Ellington/arr. MarkTaylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Absolutely dripping with the blues, here's a sultry version of the Ellington classic that features trumpet and trombone as they cry out the plaintive melody. Written in a slow shuffle, this chart will bring a... view details
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$45.00
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'Deed I Do 'Deed I Do
arr. John Clayton - Hal Leonard Corporation

Continuing with the fine tradition of Count Basie and Thad Jones, John Clayton's exquisite chart on this early jazz standard blazes a trail of excitement and power! Written as a medium up tempo swinger, the

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AAdvanced
$60.00
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Dixieland Beat No. 1 Dixieland Beat No. 1
arr. Bill Howard - Hal Leonard Corporation

Includes: Basin Street Blues; Copenhagen; High Society; King Porter Stomp; Maple Leaf Rag; Milenberg Joys; Sugar Foot Stomp; Weary Blues and When the Saints Go Marchin' In. Also included

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Clarinet Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Tenor Sax Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Trumpet Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Trombone Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Piano Book 
MMedium
$6.95
Guitar Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Bass Book 
MMedium
$3.95
Drum Set Book 
MMedium
$3.95