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A Big Band Christmas A Charlie Brown Christmas A Christmas Fantasy for Jazz Band
A Big Band Christmas
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A Charlie Brown Christmas
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Directors everywhere have come to expect wonderfully tuneful and fun jazz music from Carl Strommen. Carl is the writer everyone turns to year after year when they need quality teaching material. In our easiest series, BEN'S BLUES is a delightful new piece that will prove to be a perfect way for your developing young jazz ensemble to 'get the blues.' It's an exceptional chart! (3:29) Jazz Classics for the Young Ensemble – Grade 3

Vince Guaraldi's music provided a level of jazz sophistication for the popular Charlie Brown television specials, and his holiday offerings were some of the best! This appealing medley includes Linus and Lucy, Skating, O Tannenbaum, and Christmas Time Is Here.

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Based upon What Child Is This and O Come, O Come Emmanuel this creative arrangement will make a wonderful addition to your holiday concerts. With very few exceptions the horn parts amazingly never play anything more complicated than quarter notes and the
A Glenn Miller Yuletide Medley A Marshmallow World Adeste Fideles - arr. Rich DeRosa
A Marshmallow World
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Skillfully arranged in an authentic Glenn Miller style (and recorded by the Glenn Miller Alumni Band on “In A Christmas Mood”), this outstanding medley includes the holiday favorites O Holy Night (in a jazz ballad style), Joy to the World, O Little Town of Bethlehem and an up-tempo swing version of Deck the Hall. Wonderful sounds from the swing era of the '40s in an entertaining holiday setting. This original chart swings around 148 BPM featuring a written trombone 1 solo. The trumpet 1 range is up to written E top space and optional parts are included. Your band will sound great! (2:40)    Arranged for the WDR Big Band (Germany), Richard DeRosa has written a beautiful masterpiece on this traditional Christmas favorite. Scored as a brass and horn chorale, this moving piece is filled with fluid cantabile lines, engaging counterpoint, lush harmonies and gorgeous ensemble climaxes.
Adeste Fideles - arr. Stan Kenton All I Want for Christmas Is You And The Angels Swing
And The Angels Swing
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 The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. Originally recorded by Mariah Carey in 1994, this upbeat tune has become a holiday favorite year after year. John Berry brings us a great-sounding version in a straight-ahead medium swing style with the melody traded around from section to section. No solos are required.

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A outstanding medley of three famous Christmas carols that have "Angels" in the title.   Starts out with a medium swing version of "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" that features the whole ensemble.  The next tune is "Angels From The Realms Of Glory" which is
Angels We Have Heard On High Angels We Have Heard on High - arr. Ralph Carmichael Away in a Manger
Angels We Have Heard On High
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Away in a Manger
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A sensational arrangement of this well known carol classic that is full of holiday cheer! Very rhythmic in concept, it contains one short open solo section which may be played by any horn. Will sound very impressive with a minimum amount of rehearsal time The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. A beautiful and sensitive treatment of this superb holiday classic. This medium jazz waltz begins with an alto 1 melody. Then it shifts to the ensemble, followed by a written-out or ad lib tenor solo. The chart then modulates into the final ensemble shout section. Lead trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff.
Away In A Manger Baby, It's Cold Outside Baby, It's Cold Outside
Away In A Manger
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Baby, It's Cold Outside
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Baby, It's Cold Outside
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A touch of country plus a hint of the blues combine to make this a chart your kids and audiences will love. Features a written out solo for anyone, and some written out piano fills ala Floyd Kramer that add up to a very unique arrangement that will work g This easygoing swing tune is a perfect feature number for your Christmas or holiday concert. With smooth ensemble writing and lush harmonies, this is sure to be an audience favorite and fun to play as well. This well-known standard is usually performed as a duet and has been recorded countless times over the years, and notably in the holiday movie favorite Elf starring Will Ferrell. This charming arrangement for beginning players features the saxes and trumpets in the answering phrases. No solos are required, however an alto soloist could be used in one of the soli sections. This will sound great with limited rehearsal time.
Big Band Christmas II Big Band Holiday Carol of the Bells (Edited) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow
Big Band Christmas II
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Big Band Holiday
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If you're looking for a modern swing chart, you won't find anything more effective that this Tom Davis arrangement of Gershwin's FASCINATING RHYTHM. What Tom has brought to the musical table is a first-rate chart, ideal for festivals and concerts. From the opening ensemble lines to the last chord, your band is swinging together, and with the written jazz solos for tenor and trumpet and the modest brass ranges, your band will excel. Interesting and creative writing with a classic Gershwin melody---a winning combination. Outstanding! "I’ll Be Home For Christmas," "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas," and "Frosty the Snowman" are combined into an easy-to-rehearse chart featuring brief written-out solos for trombone 2 and alto sax 1 and plenty of ensemble playing. The brass range is modest with lead trumpet going up to written F on the top line. (4:25) This title is available in SmartMusic.  This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany.
Carol of the Bells (Pro) - arr. Rich DeRosa / Bob Curnow Christmas and Holiday Jazz Saver Pack Christmas and Holiday Jazz Saver Pack #2
 This magnificent scoring of "Carol of the Bells" by Rich DeRosa (professor of composition/arranging at University of North Texas) was part of a long overture originally commissioned by the WDR Big Band, Germany. Terrific arrangements of four popular Chistmas/Holiday charts in one outstanding “Budget-Stretching Jazz Pack”.  Includes "Swing the Songs of Christmas," "Santa Rocks The House," and "Up On The Housetop" arranged by Paul Clark,  and "Joy To the World" arr
Christmas Island Christmas Medley - arr. Stan Kenton Christmas Song, The (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Christmas Island
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Composed in the '40s and originally recorded by the Andrew Sisters, Christmas Island has been recorded countless times since then, notably by Ella Fitzgerald and also by Leon Redbone (used in the movie Elf). Paul Murtha's version is set in a medium swing style with great-sounding voicings for young ensembles.

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As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Merry Christmas", this chart has optional saxophone parts which nicely cover the french horn parts (originally written for only brass and rhythm section). Chestnuts roasting on an open fire'...Let your group shine with Paul Jennings' tasty setting of this lush holiday ballad.  A proven winner.
Christmas The Joy & Spirit Christmas Time Is Here CHRISTMAS WALTZ
Christmas The Joy & Spirit
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Christmas Time Is Here
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CHRISTMAS WALTZ
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Showcasing the genius of Sammy Nestico at his creative best, these inventive arrangements give directors countless options for holiday programs -- selections can be played singly or together, tempos include slow, medium and fast, and styles range from lyrical and expressive to bright and snappy. In a word, there's something here for everyone! Rhythm section parts are notated. Jingle Bells; Away In A Manger; Westminster Carol; Deck The Halls; Silent Night; Up On The House-Top; The Wassail Song; Adeste Fidelis standard jazz ensemble (Kendor Konvertible for 9-17 players) plus Auxilliary Percussion (bells & chimes); drummer doubles on sleigh bells James Bond was back in the theaters this year and once again captivated audiences around the world. This swingin' theme, in the very capable hands of Mike Story, works really very well for younger groups. Use this to teach the swing style, and keep your players interested with a song they know. Mike Story strikes again with another great arrangement! (1:48) Recorded by Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass
Comfort and Joy Deck the Hall Deck the Halls
Comfort and Joy
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Deck the Hall
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Deck the Halls
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The swinging holiday melody is passed around the ensemble, plus there is written-out solo space for tenor, alto, piano, and some drum fills too. (3:14) This outstanding arrangement of a traditional holiday favorite gets a Mannheim Steamroller twist. With a contemporary rock groove, beautiful harmony throughout, easy rhythms and ranges, a written 1st alto melody line, and a smooth modulation, this festive tune will create a successful holiday performance. This title is available in SmartMusic. A clever calypso arrangement that is easy to play. Features include a written solo for tenor 1, a trumpet 1 range to written F top line, and an interlude with counterpoint. (2:58)
Deck the Halls With Bones and Saxes Deckin' the Hall Doctor No-ël - Based on "Ukranian Bell Carol"
Deckin' the Hall
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Spice up your Christmas season performances with Andy Clark’s delightful arrangement of this familar holiday classic. Not hard and won’t take much rehearsal time, it features a soli section for the sax section and lots of solid ensemble sounds. A surefir Here's your quintessential alto sax ballad feature on a wonderful standard as arranged by Jack Cooper. Jack pitched "What's New?" in A-flat so it fits the ranges of all the horns and provides a fine showcase for the lead alto player. A double time section to maintain the energy, a big fat shout chorus, and written out solo are included. Excellent programming material. (4:23) Based on the holiday melody "Ukrainian Bell Carol," add some tongue-in-cheek spy-themed flavor and you have the perfect holiday swing chart. It’s easy to rehearse and perform, a sure-fire crowd pleaser, 8-bar written solos for tenor, trumpet and trombone, trumpet 1 range is to written D fourth line, and clear rhythm section parts---a very nice holiday package.
Feliz Navidad Feliz Navidad Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad
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Feliz Navidad
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Feliz Navidad
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A holiday favorite for sure, this chart is a bossa nova at 128 BPM. It’s a fine arrangement---well-notated, tasty, and a breeze to assemble for a concert. (3:04) A really unique number for your Christmas concert. This ever popular Latin-rock styled holiday tune (``Feliz Navidad’’ means Merry Christmas in Spanish) has been skillfully arranged with young Jazz Ensembles in mind. No solos. Playable with reduced instru Christmas music was never meant to be boring! Paul's infectious Latin style on this familiar classic will be the highlight of your holiday concert!
First Noel, The - arr. Bob Curnow Frosty the Snow Man Frosty the Snowman
Frosty the Snow Man
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Frosty the Snowman
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 Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble. Be sure to bring the hip side of Frosty to your next holiday event with this swingin' version for beginning groups. Including short solos for trumpet that can also be played as section features, this chart is easy to learn and fun to play. Cuban excitement from Victor López! Here is an original with heart and soul---a gorgeous, haunting melody and the entire Latin flavor you expect from Victor López. Written for the high school level, A Night in Havana clicks into gear with a tempo change, a tenor solo, lots of unison lines, and accessible brass ranges. One of the distinctive Latin music specialists of our time, Victor López has the magic touch. Great chart!
Go Tell It on the Mountain Go Tell It on the Mountain Go Tell It On the Mountain
Go Tell It on the Mountain
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Go Tell It on the Mountain
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Go Tell It On the Mountain
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Play this jazz waltz will work for the holidays or any season! Beginning with claps and foot stomps, the chart builds throughout. Includes a written-out alto solo and lead trumpet range to written B-flat above the staff. (4:35) This title is available in SmartMusic. Here is a great jazz ensemble arrangement for your more experienced band. Leroy Anderson's clever holiday tune joined with Mike Lewis's creative treatment makes this a must-have in your library. Mike has used a rhythm section pedal note pattern behind the melody, giving this classic a brand new life. This chart moves along at a bright swing tempo, yet the brass demands are very reasonable with first trumpet to D and lead trombone up to A. A big shout chorus and no jazz solos---just ensemble and section work galore---keep your band thinking, playing and swinging together throughout this exciting chart. First-class writing! An uptempo rock version of this traditional classic that really cooks!  Lots of energy, tons of audience appeal and a great choice for any concert and especially holiday concerts!  Hot!
Go, Tell It on The Mountain - arr. Ted Wilson God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Ralph Carmichael
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
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 A medium latin groove setting for a marvelous trombone solo on the melody. Features include a chorale saxophone section introduction, a full ensemble swing at about mm=200, a sax soli, solo space for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone, and piano, a modulation and a big shout chorus. (1:53) This title is available in SmartMusic. The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Rich DeRosa God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - arr. Ted Wilson God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
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DeRosa’s delightful, contemporary setting on “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” has a moderate samba feel and features the soprano saxophone throughout.  A loping, swinging version, featuring alto saxophone throughout. Modern and hip setting for a traditional Christmas carol.  Trumpets never go above a written "G" and there are no solos. Includes a guitar performance help sheet.  This one really rocks, and sure to be the hit of any holiday performance!
Good King Wenceslas Good King Wenceslas Good King Wenceslas - arr. Ralph Carmichael
Good King Wenceslas
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Good King Wenceslas
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Looking for a tasty yet easy-to-assemble holiday chart? Check out this medium swing at 120 BPM with written solos for tenor sax and trumpet 2 with lead trumpet range up to written G on top of the staff. All sections get a piece of the fun on this chart, perfect for any holiday concert. Fit for a King! Grade 4. (Taylor) The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Good King Wenceslas - arr. Ted Wilson Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band Hark, the Herald Angels Sing - arr. Rich DeRosa
 A wonderfully fresh and inventive funk chart (Yup!). Gordon Goodwin gives this easy-to-play holiday chart a jazz waltz treatment. Features include: a soprano sax part (alternate alto 1 part), a 2nd alto part with flute (alternate 2nd alto sax-only) and solo space for soprano (alto), alto 2, and tenor 1. Lead trumpet range is only to high D. This title is available in SmartMusic.   "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" is a light, happy, easy-swing chart that is playable by most any band.
Have a Cool Yule Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Have a Cool Yule
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Celebrate the holidays this year with a really swingin' version of the Christmas classic WINTER WONDERLAND. Dave's chart includes solo opportunities for trombone, trumpet, and tenor sax, and as usual, his ensemble writing is superb. It sounds a lot harder than it plays, and it will come together with very little rehearsal time. Dave Wolpe proves once again that he really knows how to make music swing! Medium (2:51) This slow swing is the ideal chart for the holidays. It features no improvised solo but it has a written trumpet melody solo. Lead trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff, and it’s technically a very easy chart to play. (3:02) This great jazz classic features the trombone section. With solo space (ad lib or written) for Trombones 1, 2 , and 3, this is an outstanding showcase for your entire bone section to come out front and do their tromboning thing. Another outstanding chart from the arranging genius of Dave Wolpe! (2:56)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Vocal Feature - Key of G Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) Here We Come A-Caroling
Here We Come A-Caroling
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Featuring a Basie-like style and a medium swing tempo, here is a great choice for your next holiday concert. Solos are included for trumpet and alto. Can't decide whether to do a swing or a rock chart at your holiday concerts? How about both styles in the same arrangement? It works great in this creative version of a well-known carol. No solos, and lots of unisons help save rehearsal time, and the use
Holiday Jam Holiday Joy Holly and the Ivy, The - arr. Ralph Carmichael
Holiday Jam
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Holiday Joy
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Swingin' in the popular swing band style, this original by Carl Strommen lets the young players cut their teeth on an easy straight-ahead swing. Solos provided for trumpet and tenor sax are written or ad-libbed. Ranges and rhythms are all well within the easy level. A super chart! Based on Beethovens "Ode to Joy," arranger Victor López begins with a hymn-style chorale then switches to a rock feel for the development. This chart has a nice rock groove, interesting harmony, no individual solos and the lead trumpet player’s highest note is a written A-flat. A very pleasant change of pace for the holiday concert. (3:21) The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Hooked on Holidays Hot Chocolate (from The Polar Express) I'll Be Home for Christmas
Hooked on Holidays
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I'll Be Home for Christmas
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Victor López has arranged "O Christmas Tree" or "O Tannenbaum" for the young jazz band. Easy rhythms and ranges, a flexible solo section for all winds that can be played in unison, harmony, with individuals, sections or the full ensemble. This chart will be quick to come together and be very effective. This title is available in SmartMusic. Here is an up-tempo and entertaining swing chart from the hit movie “The Polar Express.” Including crisp ensemble writing with a sprinkling of band vocals, this is a great addition to a holiday concert, or for any time of the year! A swinger from the creative mind of arranger Tom Davis, It Had to Be You continues to be a recognized standard song popular in movies and on TV. The students will dig into this swinging chart starting with the clever intro right into the trombone section melody. Solo space (with written solos provided) is for trombone, trumpet, and tenor sax, and the brass ranges are reasonable. Your search for a superb arrangement of a great American standard by an experienced writer is over. A winner of a chart.
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jazz to the World Jazzy Merry Christmas
I'll Be Home for Christmas
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Jazz to the World
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Jazzy Merry Christmas
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What a beautiful way to add a little holiday cheer to your Winter concert. Written in a ballad style, there are short solos for alto sax and trumpet along with a very effective modulation with the full ensemble. Van Morrison's hit arranged for the young player sounds hipper than ever! The swing groove sounds cool as the melody goes through the sections of the band---sometimes unison, sometimes in harmony, it sticks with you. The solo section is written for all the wind players so you can pick anyone/everyone to play the written or ad lib solo. Easy to rehearse, this is a sure-fire winner that will be well received by the band and audience. (3:35) The theme of world-renowned jazz singer Cab Calloway is brought within reach of your beginning jazz ensemble in a delightful new arrangement by up-and-coming arranger Ralph Ford. Very Easy (2:33)
Jingle All the Way Jingle Bells Jingle Bells
Jingle All the Way
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Jingle Bells
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Jingle Bells
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Here is a clever swing arrangement that is easy to rehearse with a catchy hook, modest brass ranges, and plenty of optional parts. (3:08) Just what you need for the holiday events, this swingin' chart on a holiday favorite is tasteful and easy to assemble. The melody is stated by 1st tenor sax and 1st trumpet, with written solos for those two horns, a brief sax soli and an open vamp section with a written piano solo and chord changes for all winds if needed. (3:51) Incredible arrangement of "Jingle Bells" at a "laid-back yuletime tempo".  Features several short written solos for piano and a ton of great ensemble writing in the "Basie" mode.  Includes a duet for trumpet & trombone along with a very short written solo
Jingle Bells Jingle Bells Jingle Bells (as recorded by The Glenn Miller Orchestra)
Jingle Bells
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Jingle Bells
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Young Jazz Ensemble – Grade 3

Although everyone plays it, “Jingle Bells” was never as hip as in this jumpin' and jivin' swing version from Rick Stitzel. Not just your run-of-the-mill token holiday offering, you won't find anyone in the audience sleeping through this one!
Grades 1-2. (Clark) From the popular CD “In The Christmas Mood” by the esteemed Glenn Miller Alumni Band, this swingin' chart in classic “Miller” style has been used in several recent motion pictures. Your audiences will enjoy this throwback to the glory years of the swing era.
Jingle-Bell Rock Joy To the World Joy To the World
Jingle-Bell Rock
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Joy To the World
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Joy To the World
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Grade 3. (Lowden) An up-tempo arrangement of a famous Christmas classic that is ideal for jazz bands at any level.  Ranges are very conservative and there are no solos. Includes quotes from several other carols that your audiences will immediately recognize and all section
Joy To The World Joy to the World - arr. Rich DeRosa Joyful Time
Joy To The World
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Joyful Time
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A perfect chart to showcase a young jazz ensemble at your holiday concert while teaching them basic swing concepts.  No solos, just lots of great ensemble sounds based on the popular Christmas carol. Sure to be an audience pleaser and a real toe-tapper!   This traditional tune in a zydeco feel and provides an entertaining journey from beginning to end. Focusing entirely on the ensemble, there is no improvisation in this piece. Based on "Ode to Joy," this rock-style holiday chart has cool harmony and it’s easy to rehearse and perform. Includes optional parts for flute, clarinet, horn, baritone horn, tuba, and guitar. Rock the holiday concert!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
A medium swing in the style of Basie and Hefti. This chart features: optional parts and solo space for alto, tenor, trumpet, and trombone. The saxes are featured with lots of section work and solos space for all five including written-out solos for each. Lead trumpet range is to written B above the staff. (4:19) The mambo is hot! El Rey del Mambo (The King of Mambo), Victor López, does it again---big time. Born in Cuba, Victor knows Latin music---the essence, the feel and, most important, how to write it for you. Combine a classic mambo-style melody, an open solo section with written solo for tenor sax, simple ensemble backgrounds, easy rhythms with clear articulations, very modest brass ranges and dynamic contrasts, and you've got yourself a mambo chart. MAMBO HOT will stop the show with the natural energy it produces. Check it out!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Jazz Ensemble No "L" in Swing Now Rock, Ye Rested Gentlemen
No "L" in Swing
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Now Rock, Ye Rested Gentlemen
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Grade 3. (Lavender) Based on "The First Noel," "No 'L' in Swing" is a very clever waltz treatment of this holiday favorite arranged by Mike Story. Written-out solos for alto sax and trumpet as well as easy ranges and rhythms throughout make this chart an outstanding choice. This title is available in SmartMusic. Bring Brazil to your band room! Victor López has created a superb bossa nova for the beginning jazz player. This chart sounds full with limited instrumentation of only three saxes, one trumpet and one trombone, and rhythm section. This arrangement has optional parts galore to include two flutes and two clarinets. The solo section provides all winds with a written solo---hey, it's fail safe. Victor even tosses in a seasonal quote you will enjoy. Very modest ranges and easy to rehearse. This easy Latin chart will make your band sound great! (3:06)
Nutcracker Rock Nutcracker Swing O Christmas Tree
Nutcracker Rock
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Nutcracker Swing
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O Christmas Tree
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This version of the Tchaikovsky classic rocks! No solos but plenty of ensemble. Majestic and powerful, yet contemporary. This chart will make your holiday performance special! This title is available in SmartMusic. This title is available in SmartMusic. This is your swinging holiday chart! The familiar heralding brass opening turns into an easy swing feel with clear articulation throughout, easy rhythms, and written solos for alto, trumpet and trombone. Written to sound full with reduced instrumentation, plus all the usual optional parts, this chart is a best buy! (3:01) A totally unique and swingin’ arrangement of the great Christmas classic as a Basie styled swing. Has a tasty piano solo which is written out in the authentic “Basie” style. Not hard but sounds wonderful. Perfect for any Holiday performance! First class a
O Come, All Ye Faithful O Holy Night O Holy Night
O Come, All Ye Faithful
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O Holy Night
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O Holy Night
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Spice up your holiday season with this novel rock chart. This one will simply knock your stockings off!  This Paul Clark arrangements is one of the coolest we’ve heard in a long time. Very Cool way to get the Christmas groove on! A well-known holiday song that begins chorale style then moves into an easy rock groove. Very easy to assemble and a sure-fire concert hit. Very easy brass ranges, written solos for alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone with cues in flute and clarinet parts. Playable with three saxes, one trumpet, one trombone and piano, bass, drumset. Optional parts for two flutes, two clarinets, vibes, horn, baritone horn and tuba. Paul has arranged numerous Christmas charts for our catalog, and this one ranks as one of the very best! Although usually in 6/8 or 12/8, this beautiful tune works great in 4/4, making it much easier to prepare. The solo trumpet part only has one G above
O Holy Night - arr. Ralph Carmichael O, Tannenbaum - arr. Ralph Carmichael Once In Royal David's City - arr. Ralph Carmichael
 The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.  The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton.
Rest Ye Merry Samba Rock The Halls Santa Baby
Rest Ye Merry Samba
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Rock The Halls
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Santa Baby
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Based on the traditional "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," this samba treatment cooks. After a short chorale intro, the samba rhythm kicks in as either cut time or a bright-four groove. Written-out solos are provided for alto 1 and trombone 2 but cued for trombone 1 plus a drum and/or percussion solo. (3:08) A delightful Paul Clark chart based on "Deck The Halls" that is sure to be a hit at any holiday season performance.  Quite playable with very little rehearsal, it includes an optional open solo section over two chords for the soloists of your choice. With an easy swing feel at 120 BPM, written solos for tenor 1, trumpet 1, trombone 1, and very accessible brass ranges, this chart is ideal for a holiday performance. (3:10)
Santa Baby Santa Baby Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Santa Baby
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Santa Baby
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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
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Most notably recorded by Eartha Kitt, but also featured in the movie Elf (recorded by Madonna), here is a terrific medium swing chart guaranteed to spice up your holiday concert. Tenor sax is featured on the melody and there are short solo spots for trumpet and trombone as well. Plenty of great ensemble writing! Originally recorded by Eartha Kitt in the '50s, this clever holiday favorite has also been recorded by a wide variety of artists in addition to being featured in the movie Elf. Roger's medium swing arrangement is a natural for vocal solo with jazz band and sure to be a highlight of any holiday concert.

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An easy blues shuffle by master arranger Paul Cook. For the young players, this chart covers the jazz style well with a variety of simple syncopated rhythms, written-out solos for 1st trumpet and piano, and a nice shout chorus. With easy ranges for the brass, this swinger will come together quickly. Here's the verdict: The Judge is fun to play and educational!
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Vocal Feature - Key of G Santa's in Town Silent Night
Santa's in Town
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Silent Night
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Feature your vocalist in this lovely Christmas selection.  Set in a slow ballad style, the beautiful chord progressions and full accompaniment support the vocal soloist throughout.  Usable year after year.  Key of G. This fine swing chart on the classic holiday favorite is easy to put together, swings, has a written trumpet solo, a sax soli, a nice shout chorus, and a modulation. Lead trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff. This chart will be effective with minimal prep time! (3:40) The intro is slow and bluesy like vocalist Billie Holiday, then morphs into a waltz groove at 112 BPM, a nice easy tempo. The written-out piano solo is 32 bars, the lead trumpet range is only to written F, top line.
Silent Night Silent Night Silent Night - arr. Bob Curnow
Silent Night
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Silent Night
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Check this out!  It’s not very hard, it sounds absolutely gorgeous and you can feature the soloist of your choice on this holiday crowd pleaser.   Easy enough for younger bands yet nice enough for the big boys. Outstanding holiday programming!  This setting is both reverent and contemporary sounding.  Curnow has adapted the amazing vocal arrangements of David Maddux for the jazz ensemble.
Silent Night - arr. Ted Wilson Silver Bells Sleigh Ride
Silver Bells
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Sleigh Ride
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 This is a very hip, slow, 3/4 version, with lush, warm voicings. Easy Jazz Ensemble – Grade 2

The jazz ensemble setting allows a nice way to explore traditional holiday favorites in different styles than they normally appear. Here is a Basie-style medium swing version (in 4) of this familiar tune using plenty of full ensemble playing and easy rhythmic patterns. Also including a sax soli, but no solos, this chart will be easy to put together and will sound great on your winter concert.
Just right for that holiday swing tune, this one belongs in every music library. Mike Lewis's clever treatment is effective for any performance setting, enjoyed by the band, the audience, and you too. The trombones will get some section work, the brass section has big sounding ensembles, and the melody bounces around, keeping the whole band smiling. A written tenor sax solo with band backgrounds and a refreshing modulation bring this swinger home. This is an outstanding chart from top to bottom. Let it swing! Let it swing! Let it swing!
Sleigh Ride Sugar Rum Cherry (from <I>The Nutcracker Suite</I>) Swing March from The Nutcracker
Sleigh Ride
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One of the most famous of all standards in an easy arrangement for both vocalist and big band.  The vocalist has the spotlight, but the band gets a chance to sparkle, too.  Key of C. Tchaikovsky for Jazz Band?  With this creative arrangement of the March from the Nutcracker Suite - you bet!  A great combination of full ensemble and section solis and the trumpets never leave the staff. There's an optional section that can be used in fe
Swing the Songs of Christmas The Christmas Song The Christmas Spirit
Swing the Songs of Christmas
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The Christmas Song
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The Christmas Spirit
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A great swingin' medley of O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Noel, and Joy To The World. Easy to prepare, no solos, and every section gets a chance to shine. It's just what all jazz bands (and their directors) want for Christmas this year! A timeless medley for Christmas and holiday concerts that features five well known carols: Oh Tannenbaum, Angels We Have Heard On High, The First Noel, Silent Night and Joy To The World.  Includes a short written solo tenor sax or trombone and another for
The Christmas Waltz The First Noel The First Noel
The Christmas Waltz
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The First Noel
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The First Noel
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Spice up your winter or holiday concert with this familiar standard. Written in a jazz waltz style, this well-scored arrangement will sound great even with a limited amount of rehearsal time.

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This beautiful holiday waltz contains great harmony and texture. Easily performable by grade 1 players and also sounds terrific with reduced instrumentation. (2:42) Here is something unique and fresh-sounding for your holiday concert. Mark has taken this familiar carol and crafted it as a light bossa with creative harmonies and lush scoring. A tenor/trumpet duet recurs throughout, and solo space is provided for both.
The Herald Angels Swing The Holiday Season The Kings of Swing (We Three Kings)
The Herald Angels Swing
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The Holiday Season
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This title in the new Jazz For Young People Series is composed and arranged by jazz great Wycliffe Gordon. "The Woogie" is a boogie-woogie swing shuffle originally composed for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Solos are provided for trumpets 1 and 2, trombones 1 and 2, 1st tenor sax, baritone sax, and drum, too. This chart can be played as a swing shuffle or a boogaloo rock groove---either way it's hot! Includes all the usual optional parts. Correlated to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz for Young People Curriculum. (5:10) Perfect for any holiday occasion, here is an appealing and well-known melody set in a medium swing style and featuring classic tutti big band figures. Correlated to Jazz Expressions™ , Say What? focuses on the funk style and improvising on the Mixolydian jazz scale at the medium-easy level. Composed by Jose Diaz and arranged by Victor López, this chart is an opportunity for your band to play a contemporary groove and work on some jazz improvisation at the same time. There are only two chord progressions in this tune, so the improvisation skills needed are very accessible for young players. Optional parts are for flute, clarinet, horn, baritone horn, tuba, violin (2), viola, and cello. Jazz ensemble with string parts? You bet!
The Little Drummer Boy The Little Drummer Boy The Nutcracker Suite
The Little Drummer Boy
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The Little Drummer Boy
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The Nutcracker Suite
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This samba-esque chart has a tempo around 184 BPM that features a very cool melody with a written solo for alto or trumpet 2. The lead trumpet range is to written B above the staff. Optional flute and vibes parts included. (4:27) It's true, it Tastes Like Chicken! A slow gospel-style introduction leads into an extra crispy groove that will have the band coming back again and again. The melody is catchy, the groove is funky, the rhythms are simple and solos (written or ad-lib) are for tenor and alto saxophones. Trumpet range to written G. This is a fun and exciting contemporary chart that is accessible for the young player. Guaranteed to deliver in four minutes! (3:44) This new edition of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite, arranged in 1960 by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, was assembled from the original manuscripts held in the Strayhorn Repository and the Ellington Collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.
The Twelve Days of Christmas This Christmas Trombones Under The Tree
The Twelve Days of Christmas
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This Christmas
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Trombones Under The Tree
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Everybody in the band gets their own special "day" in this creative holiday rock arrangement of the familiar tune. The melody gets traded off from section to section in a fairly predictable way until it's the piano players turn. Then things change abruptl Recorded by Donny Hathaway in 1970 and covered countless times since then, this appealing and enduring pop hit features a funky, upbeat rock style. John Berry's solid arrangement gives all sections a crack at the melody and includes a solo for alto sax. Great change of pace programming for the holidays! Easy to prepare medley of "Joy To The World," "The First Noel," and "Jingle Bells" that features the trombone section - no matter how many trombones you have!  It works great with a featured trombone quartet, trio, duet - or even solo trombone.  Effective
Twelve Days of Christmas, The - arr. Ralph Carmichael Two Front Teeth We Three Kings
Two Front Teeth
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We Three Kings
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The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. After the medium rubato intro, the medium tempo samba kicks in with altos and trumpets then the melody is bounced around to all sections. After the montuna interlude, 2nd trumpet solos (written) with only two chords to keep it accessible for young players, a sax soli, a 2nd trombone solo (written), then the big shout chorus and out. (4:14) A heavy duty industrial strength rock treatment of “We Three Kings” that will be the hit of your holiday concert.  Contains no ad lib solos and ranges are quite reasonable for this grade level. A REAL SHOWSTOPPER!
We Three Kings - arr. Ralph Carmichael We Three Kings of Orient Are We Three Swing
We Three Kings of Orient Are
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We Three Swing
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The 1961 Capitol Records recording of Christmas music was a smash hit for Kenton. There's no way you won't swing on this jazz classic for the young player treated here in a Basie style. Arranger Joe Jackson took this standard and worked his magic to score it for the Jazz Band Series. Joe has included solos for piano and tenor sax, both with written solos provided, and an outstanding sax section soli. By the way, the suggested piano solo is just as the Count would have played it---tasty. This chart is nothing short of an education in big band. The way this chart builds intensity, the dynamics, the drum fills, and ensemble shout chorus are all textbook big band techniques. This chart will stand out in your library. This easy-to-rehearse holiday chart that has appeal and a catchy melody. Includes brief written solos for trumpet, tenor, alto, and trombone. The swing tempo is around 136 BPM. (2:15)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas What Child Is This? White Christmas
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
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What Child Is This?
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White Christmas
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A rock solid arrangement of a familiar old holiday classic which will make your mid-level jazz ensemble sound great.  Full of audience appeal, all of the sections have interesting parts and there is even an optional open solo section where you can have th Incredibly cool arrangement of a famous folksong/carol in the style of “Take Five” that is solidly scored and allows every section a great chance to shine! Contains no solos, but full of the infectious 5/4 rhythm that everyone loves. Rhythm section parts Enhance any holiday concert with Mark's smooth light bossa treatment of one of Irving Berlin's most well-known songs.
White Christmas White Christmas White Christmas
White Christmas
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White Christmas
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White Christmas
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Here's Christmas programming at its best!  Paul Jennings' sensitively scored setting of this Irving Berlin classic will add a reflective moment to any holiday performance. Enhance any holiday concert with Mark's smooth light bossa treatment of one of Irving Berlin's most popular songs. Scored for 6 horns, this arrangement will sound great with limited amount of rehearsal time. Irving Berling's unforgettable holiday classic is a perfect choice for your winter concert.  This easy yet effective setting will sound great with limited rehearsal time.
Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland
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Winter Wonderland
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Winter Wonderland
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Winter Wonderland is swingin' all the way. Arranger Jack Cooper assembles this wonderful holiday swing chart with optional written solo for tenor, trumpet or trombone. Features include a shout chorus, sax section solis and lead trumpet range goes to written A above the staff (optional B-flat). Winter Wonderland is quick to prepare and an effective holiday swing chart. This title is available in SmartMusic. This dynamite new arrangement of the tune made famous by Duke Ellington finally makes this jazz standard available for younger jazz groups. Since this chart contains all ensemble writing and no solos, it's a great opportunity to get each section of your band really tight because they are all featured throughout the arrangement. There is something for everyone, and it also works with reduced instrumentation. PERDIDIO is another big winner from Mike Lewis! Easy (2:12) What a gorgeous ballad. This wonderful Gershwin standard, recorded and performed countless times, is ideal for your students to play and learn. Featured are beautiful chord changes throughout with nice block harmonies for the 'bones, a muted trumpet solo, and alto sax and tenor sax solos each playing written-out melodic lines. Speaking of chords, this is a great opportunity to teach students to recognize diminished chords. Your drummer is using brushes until the end, keeping this chart tender and sweet, and the brass ranges are quite reasonable with trumpet to G and trombone to F. It's a great change-of-pace ballad for any setting. Roy Phillippe truly captures the essence of Gershwin with this classy arrangement.
Ye Jazzy Gentlemen Yo Tannenbaum!
Ye Jazzy Gentlemen
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Yo Tannenbaum!
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A clever adaptation of the familiar holiday tune, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” With an easy swing feel at MM=120, trumpet 1 range to written E top space, no solos, a smooth modulation, and all the usual optional parts plus vibraphone. An accessible and well-written holiday arrangement. This adaptation of "Oh Tannenbaum" is quite an adventure, offering a chorale, some Basie style, and fast and furious Goodwin bebop. Solo space for alto and tenor sax, trumpet and trombone. Optional flute for 2nd alto sax. Lead alto has either a standard alto part or an optional part for alto with a soprano double. (5:29) This title is available in SmartMusic.