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Basie Eyes - Shorty Rogers
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 A wonderful, easy, swinging chart which is the centerpiece of the CD Shorty Rogers Courts the Count, a terrific big band tribute to Count Basie.
Blues for Kapp - Marty Paich
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 Can you imagine a chart which is this easy to play being played and recorded by Maynard Ferguson? Well, that just demonstrates how catchy and wonderful this chart is.
Breathing - Fred Sturm / arr. Springfield
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This may be one of the most beautiful compositions Sierra Music has ever published.
Bunch of Blues - Les Hooper
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 Just what it sounds like .
Cat from Caracas, The - Dan Haerle
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 Dan Haerle has created a very nice, very hip latin chart with a great melody.
Circumvent - Les Hooper
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 There is always room for a jazz waltz, and you will love this one.
Count Me In (Edited) - Billy Byers
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 Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.
Crib Chimp - Dan Haerle
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 Dan Haerle has created a very nice, very hip shuffle / funk chart with a great melody.
Early Morning (African Sunrise) - Oliver Nelson
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 As recorded on the brilliant CD Afrique, by the Count Basie Orchestra, this lovely piece features piano and/or tenor sax (or whomever) in a medium-slow, lilting 12/8 feel.
Gray Skies - Fred Stride
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 A wonderfully quiet, pensive piece which fills a big void in today's big band jazz literature.
Heidi (Edited) - Oliver Nelson / edited by Curnow
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As recorded by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra, “Heidi” is the 3rd movement of the Impressions of Berlin suite. A gorgeous solo feature for alto saxophone throughout.
Hobo Flats - Oliver Nelson
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 As recorded on the brilliant CD "Afrique" by the Count Basie Orchestra, this chart was originally written for a Jimmy Smith album.
I Hope In Time Change Will Come - Oliver Nelson
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 As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.
I Left My Heart In San Francisco - arr. Quincy Jones
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 Quincy Jones wrote some incredible arrangements on very popular tunes for the Count Basie Orchestra.
I Remember You - arr. Lennie Niehaus
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 Here is a wonderful vocal chart by Lennie on this unforgettable standard.
In The Wee Small Hours (Edited) - arr. Billy Byers
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 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this arrangement by Billy Byers is a fantastic medium-slow swing tune.
Kansas City Suite
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The Kansas City Suite, composed by Benny Carter, was recorded by the Count.
Little Static Cling, A - Fred Stride
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 Cute! Clever! Catchy! Very playable! It all fits with Fred's newest creation for young players.
Local Time - Les Hooper
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 Once again Hooper leads the way with a chart that is simple to play but still great to listen to and to play.
Lost in the Shuffle - Les Hooper
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 One of the Basie-style charts that Les is so great at writing.
Miss Missouri - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite  - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium Shuffle which features solos for piano, tenor saxophone and trombone.
Neil (Edited) - Rich DeRosa
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   “Neil” features the piano with a lot of room to improvise, combined with gorgeous, lush, legato ensemble passages. Quite playable by most bands.
Neil (Pro) - Rich DeRosa
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   “Neil” features the piano with a lot of room to improvise, combined with gorgeous, lush, legato ensemble passages. Quite playable by most bands.
Next Chapter, The - Patty Darling
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 Another wonderful original by Patty Darling, "The Next Chapter" is a fresh, contemporary easy-to-play chart.
Nice 'n' Easy - arr. Quincy Jones
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 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album "This Time By Basie," Quincy Jones has arranged another laid-back, swinging masterpiece.
Paseo Promenade - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite  - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium-up Swing chart that everyone will love to play.
Sax Accord - Fred Stride
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 Here is a wonderful section feature for saxophones in a ballad style.
Sea Spray - Fred Stride
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 Fred has written a wonderful medium-tempo bossa nova chart with a nice solo exposure for guitar (or piano if no guitar).
Second Time Around, The (Edited) - arr. Billy Byers
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 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this is a classic arrangement by Billy Byers.
September Song - arr. Stan Kenton
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 The Kenton Band had many hits over the years, and a couple of them involved the whole band singing.
September Swing - Bob Curnow
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 This medium-swing original by Bob Curnow focuses on alto saxophone and trumpet playing the melody.
Shake a Lady - arr. Oliver Nelson
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 New York-style Latin is the foundation for this infectious groove and catchy melody. Oliver Nelson's arrangement of "Shake A Lady" is a great chart that will cause your band's heads to sway and your audiences to want to clap along. Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, this chart is packed with groove and fun!
Shortest Dissonance Between Two Points,The-Les Hooper
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 Les Hooper has a way of creating charming, interesting and playful music and not making it too hard to play.
Soft Touch - Les Hooper
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 This is a lovely, bossa-type ballad which is captured by soft sounds from the whole band, especially flugelhorns.
Soft Winds - Fred Stride
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 Fred wrote this exceptional latin chart to feature tenor saxophone on a written and improvised solo.
Softness - Les Hooper
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 Les has written a thoughtful, lovely Latin tune.
Spring Ain't Here - Pat Metheny / arr. Bob Curnow
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 Bob Curnow continues to add to his Pat Metheny Big Band Series with this wonderful light, laid-back, Latin-rock chart.
Starfire - Benny Golson
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 One of Maynard's most beautiful ballads from the Dream Band period.
Summer of '42, Theme from the - arr. Tommy Newsom
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 This beautiful arrangement of the lovely popular Michel Legrand ballad was originally scored for the Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen.
Sunset Glow - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a beautiful ballad, written to feature trombone throughout.
Waltz for Another Debbie - Les Hooper
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 This is a lovely, straight-eighth waltz that starts simply and quietly with the rhythm section.
Wiggle Walk, The - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium tempoed Swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone and piano.