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A Big Band Christmas
Retail Price: $52.00

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)
A Marshmallow World
Retail Price: $42.00

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)
Away in a Manger
Retail Price: $48.00

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.
Big Band Christmas II
Retail Price: $52.00

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!
Big Band Holiday
Retail Price: $48.00

"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.
Christmas Time Is Here
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Comfort and Joy
Retail Price: $52.00

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)
Deck the Hall
Retail Price: $48.00

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.
Deck the Halls
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Deckin' the Hall
Retail Price: $40.00

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)
Doctor No-ël - Based on "Ukranian Bell Carol"
Retail Price: $42.00

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
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Frosty the Snowman
Retail Price: $48.00

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
Retail Price: $52.00

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.
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Retail Price: $48.00

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!
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Retail Price: $70.00

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.
Good King Wenceslas
Retail Price: $48.00

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!
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Retail Price: $70.00

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.
Have a Cool Yule
Retail Price: $45.00

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)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Retail Price: $52.00

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)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Retail Price: $48.00

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
Retail Price: $48.00

Holiday Jam
Retail Price: $35.00

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!
Holiday Joy
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Hooked on Holidays
Retail Price: $40.00

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.
I'll Be Home for Christmas
Retail Price: $52.00

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.
Jazz to the World
Retail Price: $38.00

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)
Jazzy Merry Christmas
Retail Price: $42.00

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
Retail Price: $40.00

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)
Jingle Bells
Retail Price: $44.00

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)
Joyful Time
Retail Price: $36.00

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!
Retail Price: $70.00

A medium swing in the style of Basie and Hefti. This chart features: optional parts and solo space for alto, tenor, trumpet, and trombone.
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Retail Price: $52.00

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)
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Retail Price: $52.00

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!
No "L" in Swing
Retail Price: $42.00

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.
Now Rock, Ye Rested Gentlemen
Retail Price: $40.00

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
Retail Price: $48.00

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.
Nutcracker Swing
Retail Price: $42.00

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)
O Holy Night
Retail Price: $40.00

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.
Rest Ye Merry Samba
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Santa Baby
Retail Price: $42.00

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 Claus Is Coming to Town
Retail Price: $48.00

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
Retail Price: $54.00

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.
Santa's in Town
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
Silent Night
Retail Price: $44.00

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.
Sleigh Ride
Retail Price: $60.00

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
Retail Price: $52.00

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.
Sugar Rum Cherry (from The Nutcracker Suite)
Retail Price: $50.00

The First Noel
Retail Price: $42.00

This beautiful holiday waltz contains great harmony and texture. Easily performable by grade 1 players and also sounds terrific with reduced instrumentation. (2:42)
The Herald Angels Swing
Retail Price: $42.00

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)