Jazz Band Series

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  • Absoludicrous

    Gordon Goodwin's "Absoludicrous" is a totally hip and fun chart played at 120 BPM. The electric piano will sound great on the funky piano introduction. Written solos are provided for alto / bari, tenor, trumpet, and trombone. The lead trumpet range is up to written high C. Auxiliary percussion, flute, and vibes part provided. A hit for any show! (6:04) Learn More
  • Alice in Wonderland

    A jazz waltz, this standard is a familiar song from the Disney movie. Arranger Jack Cooper delivers an upbeat swingin’ waltz that will be an ideal contrast to any concert. Includes solo space for alto and trumpet, lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff, a big shout chorus and all the optional parts. Learn More
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    Arranger Alan Baylock delivers his distinctive, lush, and in-demand ballad style to this wonderful song in a more contemporary setting. At 92 BPM, there are no individual solos, just delicious harmony throughout. The trumpet section frequently carries the melody and lead trumpet range is to written high C. There are the usual optional parts included plus vibraphone. Sensational ballad! Looking for more Music for Strings? Please see our String Orchestra section in "Arrangement Type" found on our home page. Learn More
  • Defibrillator

    Nothing makes you tap your foot like a shuffle and this one has a monster back-beat groove.  A very hip melody line, written out solos for tenor sax and 1st trombone.  check out the hot bari sax part ,too! Learn More
  • Emergency Stopping Only

    A fiery Latin Afro-Cuban song with a unison sax melody sets up the high-energy level for this chart. Solos are for trumpet 2, trombone 1 (both written), and drums. Lead trumpet range is to written B-flat above the staff with an optional D. The bari sax and bass ‘bone players both get a lot of action in the interlude. This one does not stop! Learn More
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

    This slow swing is the ideal chart for the holidays.  It features no improvised solo, but has written trumpet melody solo, lead trumpet range to written top G of the staff, and is technically a very easy chart to play Learn More
  • Hit the Bricks

    If you want to play Gordon Goodwin charts but they are too challenging, check this one out! Composed and arranged by Gordon, himself, this funky chart is totally hot! Lead trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff, written-out solos are for alto, tenor, bari, trumpet, and trombone, along with backgrounds on cue, plus optional parts. Learn More
  • In Your Own Sweet Way

    Show off your rythmn section on this great tune arranged with an easy swing feel. Solos are for bass, piano (written out ) and drums.  There a wonder shout chorus that trades with the drums and plenty of beautiful harmony thoughout. Learn More
  • It's All Right With Me

    Arranger Dave Rivello treats this great tune as a jazz waltz. It has great energy, a rich texture, contemporary harmony, an alto 1 solo (written-out) and lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff. Everyone will get some musical action in this meaty chart. Quality writing. (3:16) Learn More
  • My Foolish Heart

    "My Foolish Heart" is a gorgeous ballad feature for alto saxophone. Arranged by Dave Rivello, this chart is lush with beautiful textures but very accessible to the Grade 3 level. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff, and everything is written-out for the alto sax soloist. Very Kenton-ish! This title is available in SmartMusic. Learn More
  • Naima

    Tranquil and pastoral, Michael Card's song is like an aural painting of Psalm 23 and Phil Perkins' arrangement frames it gracefully. No word or note seems out of place. It is easily learned and the anthem includes an optional solo flute part for performance with the artful keyboard accompaniment. Learn More
  • Old Devil Moon

    A great jazz standard arranged by the king of swinging charts, Dave Wolpe. This arrangement features a written-out trumpet solo and a few sax section solis. The lead trumpet part goes to written B above the staff,with optional parts for flute, horn, baritone horns, and tuba. An excellent chart to open any concert. Learn More
  • On Green Dolphin Street

    Frank Mantooth was always thinking out of the box, injecting clever and fresh ideas into jazz standards. Frank's chart On Green Dolphin Street toggles between Latin and swing which will help your band lock in the two styles, and solo space (written or ad-lib) is provided for trumpet, tenor, and trombone. This arrangement delivers interesting rhythms and harmonies that the band can sink its teeth into. (4:22) Learn More
  • Over the Rainbow

     Here is a ballad everybody knows, scored as a trumpet duet. Everything is written, no improvised solo, the lead trumpet range is to C above the staff, and the second part is to written A. Lyrical and melodic, it’s a sure-fire crowd pleaser. Learn More
  • Perdido

    Mambo ! Arranger Victor Lopez has masterfully intertwined a mambo and a swing feel in this great Juan Tizol classic.  Includes written tenor sax solo, lead trumpet range to writtn A, a brief sax soli, and lots of excitement thoughout. Learn More
  • Secret Love

    Featuring the trombone section, Dave Wolpe’s chart on Secret Love is outstanding! All four parts have written-out solo sections, plenty of section work and nice ensemble parts. Lead 'bone range is to high B-flat and lead trumpet is to written B, above the staff. A terrific chart to showcase your trombones. (3:43) Learn More
  • Sky Dive

    This tune is from the golden years of Freddie's music, with a latin groove and a minor flavour Learn More
  • Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

    This arrangement of the standard Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise really cooks! Dave Rivello’s hot Latin and swing chart will excite and challenge the band. Solos are written out or ad lib for alto sax and trombone plus drum and optional percussion. Lead trumpet range is to written B-flat above the staff. Energy! This title is available in SmartMusic. Learn More
  • The Days of Wine and Roses

    You know this great standard, but check out how the chart goes back and forth from F to A-flat. The swing feel is around 148 BPM, solos are written for trumpet 2 and alto, lead trumpet hit a written B-flat above the staff, and the vibe part will add a nice texture to the ensemble. (3:12) This title is available in SmartMusic. Learn More
  • Work Song

    A great jazz standard, this swing chart plays well at 176 BPM. Features of Adderley's "Work Song" include a lead trumpet range to written A above the staff, written alto and trumpet solos, a great shout chorus, and cool development section. You'll love it. (4:49) Learn More

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