Need a great opener or a burning closer? 702 Shuffle can take care of either spot on the program! With a strong melody, an infectious groove and solid ensemble work, this Bret Zvacek composition
There's never a dull moment in this exciting, interesting chart! It's an impressive medium-tempo blues shuffle chart at about 120 bpm that will make your mid-level jazz ensemble sound like the "big boys"!
Featuring an alto saxophone or trumpet player in a tasty, rock ballad setting, this creative original features a gorgeous solo theme that is completely written. The ensemble provides a lush foundation
From the best-selling album of all time, Thriller, this rock classic from Michael Jackson makes a superb jazz band tune your students and audiences will enjoy. The brass get a chance to shine in a
Sly and the Family Stone was a pivotal funk band of the late 1960s pioneering a fusion of funk, rock and soul. Who can forget their landmark performance at Woodstock in 1969? This exciting medley of hits
Big Clifty Breakdown is a swing chart using modest ranges, a catchy melody, and features ensemble playing all the way. Players will enjoy grooving with the hip bass line and well-conceived rhythm
This chart, originally popularized by Buddy Rich, has been scored at an accessible level while maintaining the essence of the original and more. The tempo is around 154 bpm, there are written
Robin Thicke's megahit really lit up the airwaves and took the country by storm! This adaptation for younger jazz ensembles by Paul Murtha features the infectious dance groove and familiar riffs from the
Paul Simon's soulful rock ballad is set here at 88 bpm, and as arranged by Paul Baker is sure to please! The melody is first stated by trumpet 2 and tenor sax, there are no improvised solos, and the trumpet
The title says it all! This bright, accessible swinger features hip unison riffs, cool sax solis and powerhouse ensemble sections. Built on the blues form, this is a great chart for teaching the swing
Charleston Shuffle is a fun shuffle tune by New York composer Andy Farber that features lots of appealing ensemble scoring. Unique writing for muted trumpets and tasty scoring give this subtle
Much like Basie's Li'l Darlin', this Billy Byers compostion exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest. There is also the contrast of a strong shout section before returning to the
One of the classic trademark tunes from the Duke Ellington library, this familiar jazz standard is solidly scored for younger players by Mark Taylor. When it comes to accessible charts in a medium swing
Adapted for younger jazz bands from Gordon Goodwin's original Big Phat Band chart, A Few Good Men is a rock march that begins with a drum cadence, then transitions into a funky-rock groove at about
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