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(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
Retail Price: 35.00

John Berry has created a very effective arrangement of this easy-going rock classic by Otis Redding. It will be easy for your band to sound great with this well-written and solidly scored chart.
25 or 6 to 4
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Here's the early classic by the rock group Chicago. The trademark bass line and driving melody will make this a sure hit with your students.
A Minor Case of the Blues
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Here's a great blues chart written in a medium swing style perfect for inexperienced players. Includes sample written solos for trumpet and alto in addition to a short sax solo and solid ensemble writing. A guaranteed winner!
A Night in Tunisia
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Easy Jazz Ensemble – Grade 2

Without losing the essence of this Dizzy Gillespie masterpiece, Mike has crafted a marvelous chart for young players using safe ranges and moderate rhythms. You'll still find the trademark alternating from Latin to swing, as well as written or ad lib. solos for alto and trumpet.
A Night in Tunisia
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Roger Holmes does a nice job of capturing the essence of Dizzy's landmark Latin/jazz composition in this easy setting for jazz combo.
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
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One of the prettiest ballads ever written. Roger's carefully crafted arrangement for younger groups is lushly scored for the full ensemble.
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
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One of the best jazz ballads ever written! A marvelous down tune skillfully adapted for young combos.
A String of Pearls
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Grade 2. (Lowden)
Afro Blue
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Easy Jazz Ensemble – Grade 2

With an almost hypnotic 3/4 rhythmic pattern, here is an effective yet easy version of this standard made famous by John Coltrane. The saxes are featured on the first chorus then the brass get a chorus of their own. The simple solo section (using a single scale) makes this a great training piece for improvisation (sample solos are provided for all keys). A marvelously unique offering at the easy level!

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After You've Gone
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Here's a nice change-of-pace swing tune that will work great for contest or concerts. The tempo is relaxed just enough to make it easy for younger groups to handle comfortably. Plenty of tutti ensemble playing and lush harmonies.
Água de Beber (Water to Drink)
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Classy Latin sounds abound in this moderately paced chart that showcases the melodic and harmonic genius of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Opening with a rhythm section vamp, the trumpets take the first chorus, then provide a creative counterline as the saxes take over. Scored to sound full with young players, this chart will sound great with few rehearsals. Short written (or ad lib.) solos are featured for alto and trumpet.
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
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This hit by the “Temps” epitomizes the down-to-earth rhythm and blues style that made their music so popular. Includes online access to recording of full performance.
All About That Bass
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Meghan Trainor's #1 smash hit features a catchy melody, a strong rhythmic pulse, and a hint of “doo wop.” Arranged here in an easy setting for young players, this is great way to bring a taste of current pop to your next concert.

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All Blues
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Here's the classic Miles Davis tune from the landmark album “Kind Of Blue” carefully arranged for young groups. Written in 3/4 for ease of reading, Mike has kept the feel and sound of the original in this excellent setting.
All My Loving
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One of the classic early hits by the Beatles, this catchy tune features an immediately recognizable melody and a driving swing/shuffle style. Included in this version for young players is the famous guitar break adapted for sax solo or soli.

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All of Me
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This medium swing tune is one of the most recognizable standards ever written. Beautifully adapted for young players, this chart will work great for festivals and concerts alike. After the first 3 notes of the melody, your audience will be snapping along.
All the Things You Are
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Definitely one of Jerome Kern's best offerings! This easy arrangement features a moderate Latin groove with alternating swing sections. Nice! Includes access to online audio recording of full performance.
Alright, Okay, You Win
Retail Price: 25.00

Made famous by Peggy Lee, and recorded by countless other jazz artists, this wonderful standard is a fun chart for combos to swing with.
Alright, Okay, You Win
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Some tunes seem to get better with age.  Mike's version of this swingin' standard is written in a medium shuffle style and is easy to learn.  The solo section features stop-time ensemble figures and written sample solos.
Any Way You Want It
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Journey made this a hit in 1980 and the cast of Glee did it again in 2010. This solid arrangement is built on a driving 8th-note pulse and requires no solos. Sure to sound great with limited rehearsal time.
Apache
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Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann (but better known for the recording in 1981 by the Sugarhill Gang), this funky hit has remained a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist on this solid chart scored for young bands.
Applause
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Characterized by a rhythmic and syncopated pulse throughout, Lady Gaga hits the magic button yet again with this catchy pop hit. Here's a solid chart that your players and audience alike are sure to enjoy.

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April in Paris
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Made famous by the Count Basie Orchestra, here is a great-sounding, yet playable version of this standard for developing bands. Including feature spots for every section and optional solos for trumpet and trombone, Rick does a nice job of maintaining an authentic sound even in this easy version. (Includes CD)

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April In Paris
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Here's an easy version of this big band favorite from the Count Basie Orchestra.  Your audience is sure to recognize this one, and it's the perfect way to introduce young players to one of the great bands of all time.
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
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Originally a blues tunes from 1919, this familiar song has become a frequently recorded jazz standard. John Berry's updated version features a comfortable medium swing tempo, a soli for the sax section, and solid tutti scoring for the full band. Great for teaching your young ensemble to swing.

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Bad Attitude
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Here's a fun original swing tune with a bit of an  edge! Michael Sweeney again shows his understanding of this easy level in this well-written blues that features some minor dissonances for spice and a melody that really swings. Includes sample solos for alto and trumpet, but you can have anyone solo. Your band will sound great playing this one!
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
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Carefully arranged so that every section gets a chance to play the melody, here is a fun shuffle arrangement for young players on this popular Jim Croce song.
Ballad for a Blue Horn - Feature for Alto Sax or Trumpet - Feature for Alto Sax or Trumpet
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Grade 2

Written in an even 8th note ballad style, this smooth sounding original can be used to feature either an alto sax or trumpet soloist. Scored to sound full with beginning groups, this makes a nice change-of-pace number for any concert. Dur: 3:30
Basin Street Blues
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Edmondson - Grade 1-2.
Been There, Done That!
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This funky original from Michael Sweeney is very effective for beginning groups and one that is fun to play.  Includes short 4-measure feature spots for each section inclding drums.  Also features a written or ad lib solo for any sax.
Bésame Mucho
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Here is an easy version of this Latin favorite arranged in a moderate bolero style. The trombones are featured on the opening theme and there is very skilled ensemble writing for young players throughout.
Bésame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)
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This Latin favorite arranged for easy combo features solid tutti scoring for young players. In addition there are brief solos written into all four parts.

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Beyond The Sea
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Birdland
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Josef Zawinul and the jazz fusion group Weather Report broke new ground with this innovative composition. This easy version maintains the drive and power of the original and will sound great with mature as well as inexperienced bands.
Blue Bossa
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This great jazz standard by Kenny Dorham is now available in a playable arrangement for young players! There is a touch of the original combo scoring as well as the original background figures scored for the entire band.
Blue Bossa
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Kenny Dorham's well-known jazz standard is a perfect fit for young combos. This smooth-sounding arrangement uses a nice mix of unison and chordal scoring along with a flexible solo section.
Blue Charlie Brown
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One of the many distinctive melodies composed by Vince Guaraldi for the Charlie Brown television specials is this medium swing blues tune. The saxes take the lead at the top, but the brass get their chance on the final shout chorus. The blues form makes this a great tune for any soloist, and there are easy sample solos provided for alto and trumpet.
Blue Flame
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Made famous by the Woody Herman Orchestra, this slow swing chart starts with the saxes on the melody with the brass in plungers (optional). The arrangement gains momentum steadily throughout and includes short solos for trumpet and alto. Bluesy and nice!
Blue Monk
Retail Price: 40.00

One of the all-time great tunes by jazz legend Thelonious Monk. This arrangement by Michael Sweeney is an authentic adaptation using the original key (Bb) and preserving Monk's unique rhythmic phrases. The chart opens with a trumpet/tenor duet, however there is plenty of tutti ensemble playing and flexible solo sections over blues changes. This one is a must.
Blue Monk
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From jazz legend Thelonious Monk, here is one of his best-known tunes in a playable yet authentic setting for combo. Written in a moderately slow swing style, this one is great for soloing.
Blue Skies
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One of Irving Berlin's most performed melodies, “Blue Skies” is arranged here in a medium swing style to sound great with inexperienced players. Includes access to online audio of a full performance recording.
Blue Train
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Blue Train
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Sweeney - Grade 2.
Blues Idol
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Jazzers deserve their chance to be in the spotlight like anyone else, and here's a perfect vehicle for your aspiring young stars. This bluesy swing chart features the saxes on the melody with commentary from the brass section. The blues progression makes soloing easy for anyone who gets the urge, and the tutti shout chorus closes this appealing number out in style.

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Blues in Hoss' Flat (Blues in Frankie's Flat)
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Grade 2

There is no better style for young players to emulate than that of the Count Basie Orchestra. This famous swing tune is nicely arranged here by Mark Taylor in a very playable version that still sounds authentic. Includes access to online audio of a full performance recording. Dur: 2:35
Boogie Down
Retail Price: 40.00

Here is an easy version of Al Jarreau's funky jazz favorite. The rhythms have been simplified without losing the great feel of the original.
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
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Easy Jazz Ensemble – Grade 2

Mike was able to create an easy version of this classic from the swing era without sacrificing the sound and style of the original. The trumpet section is the primary featured section, however the saxes also get a crack at the melody and the trombones will really enjoy the “glissandi” in the shout chorus. This enjoyable chart is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!
Brazil
Retail Price: 40.00

In the skilled hands of Rick Stitzel, here is a classy yet easy version of this familiar samba. Every section gets a chance to play the melody at some point, plus there is a solo section for any sax or flute.

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Brown Eyed Girl
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Originally a hit for Van Morrison back in 1967, this catchy and familiar tune remains popular today. Arranged here in a moderate Latin style, the saxes take the lead in the beginning, accompanied by brass punches. Later the trombones get into the act, and finally the full ensemble joins in the fun. Solos are included for alto sax and trumpet.
Bye Bye Blackbird
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Arranged in a medium slow Basie style, this is a great chart for teaching ensemble balance and laid-back swing. Includes plenty of tutti ensemble playing, plus a Basie-like piano solo that's completely written out.

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