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'Bone Town Blues
Retail Price: $44.00

A medium swing arrangement for the 'bone section, this chart begins with unison trombones, then 'bones in harmony followed by exchanges with the other sections to include a stop-time section. It’s easy to put together, has no individual solos, is effective to perform and a kick for your 'bone section. Also includes all the usual optional parts. (3:38)
'Deed I Do
Retail Price: $60.00

Continuing the fine big band tradition of Count Basie and Thad Jones, John Clayton's exquisite chart on this standard tune blazes a trail of excitement and power. Written as a medium up-tempo swinger, the saxes are featured off the top, followed by trade-off solos for trombones and trumpets, and later a tenor solo. A screaming shout chorus takes us out.
'Round Midnight
Retail Price: $48.00

This timeless jazz tune, recorded by countless jazz artists, is now scored for the younger band. This piece includes the lush harmony you expect and then moves into a double-time section before ending at the ballad tempo. Everything is written out for the soloist and rhythm section. (3:52) This title is available in SmartMusic.
'S Wonderful
Retail Price: $44.00

This piece has a Basie swing feel at around 138 BPM, with a more contemporary harmonic flavor. Features sax section solis, written solos for alto 1 and trumpet 2, and a big shout chorus.
'S Wonderful
Retail Price: $62.00

An excellent medium-swing vocal chart arranged in two keys, high and low to accommodate all vocalists. The low key is A-flat with vocal range from A-flat below middle C to 3rd line B-flat, and the high key is E-flat, with vocal range from E-flat first line to top line F, treble clef. Lead trumpet range to written high C. Includes a written-out tenor sax solo and a substitute tenor sax solo part in lieu of the vocal. This title is available in SmartMusic.
'S Wonderful
Retail Price: $44.00

Treat your band to some of the best contemporary big band writing ever! Featuring trombone and guitar soloists, this chart is perfect for festivals or concerts. Composer Alan Baylock is one of the finest writers on the jazz scene today and with Two Seconds to Midnight he delivers the following: energy, style, a modern rock-fusion groove, an intimate small group sound, the power of the full ensemble...you get the picture. It's all there and it's HOT! (5:54)
(Back Home Again In) Indiana
Retail Price: $52.00

You'll be swingin' with this jazz classic! This chart features terrific sax solis, a written-out or ad lib tenor solo, some stop-time interludes, and a rousing shout. A fine opener or closer.
(OUR) LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
Retail Price: $65.00

Recorded by Ella Fitzgerald
(The) Birth of the Blues
Retail Price: $35.00

Here's a nice easy-goin' swing chart on a great jazz classic composed by Fats Waller. Arranger Ralph Ford, one of our specialists in writing for young bands, does it once again. Solos are for piano and tenor sax (both written out), the brass ranges are modest, and this arrangement is loaded with natural swing licks. A super chart!
(The) Intrepid Fox
Retail Price: $55.00

Pure energy from top to bottom! This chart features solo space for alto 1, tenor 1, trumpet 2, guitar, and drum, all optional as needed. An interlude with lower dynamic levels provides a momentary breather from this energetic piece. This title is available in SmartMusic.
(The) Very Best of Times
Retail Price: $65.00

This very playable swing chart at 140 BPM has solo space for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone and/or piano. The auxiliary percussion part is for vibes. Lead trumpet range is to written high E. A tasty Basie-style chart that is accessible to a good high school band.
111-44
Retail Price: $75.00

This tune was written by Oliver Nelson in 1961 and recorded for his Straight Ahead album with Eric Dolphy. John Fedchock crafted this big band arrangement of the melody in 1997 and recorded it for his album On the Edge. This chart features alto saxophone and trumpet playing the melody. Lengthy solo sections with exciting backgrounds are featured for both those players. This is another standout arrangement by Fedchock full of great sectional writing and sophisticated harmonies! Ranges: Trumpet 1: to Eb6; Trumpet 2: to C6; Trombone 1: to C5; Trombone 2: to Bb4; Trombone 3: to Bb4
12th Street and Vine
Retail Price: $50.00

A really groovin’ rock shuffle which more than cooks. Solid and forceful, your students will love the big sound they produce from this excellent chart. “12th Street & Vine” will become one of your favorite charts from the very first note. Another excellen
15 Minutes Late
Retail Price: $60.00

John Clayton credits stylistic influences from Quincy Jones and Billy Byers on this swinging minor blues. Utilizing a wide dynamic range, subtleties in the rhythm section, and variations in texture from just a few instruments to the full-out ensemble, John has created a marvelously appealing and effective concert or festival piece. Recorded by the CHJO on “Heart and Soul.”
2 Hip 2 B Blues
Retail Price: $47.00

Extended blues form shifts from a Swing Shuffle to a Funk bridge then back again. Optional lead trumpet notes save chops but won't take the energy away from this chart.
205 Swing Street
Retail Price: $38.00

A classic swing chart for young bands and very playable, even with limited instrumentation. This Ken Harris chart is a perfect way to build confidence in your youngest of players, and have them sounding like the pros in no time! VERY NICE!
3-2-1-0 - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: $55.00

As recorded on the brilliant recording "A Dream Deferred" (Flying Dutchman CYL2-1449), by the Oliver Nelson Orchestra.
5.4 On the Richter Scale
Retail Price: $48.00

5.4 On The Richter Scale is an upbeat modern-sounding swing chart that really cooks!  Hip 5/4 blues sections are contrasted with a straight ahead swingin’ 4/4 blues, which gives this chart its unique appeal.  Plenty of opportunity for your soloists to imp
702 Shuffle
Retail Price: $52.00

Need a great opener or a burning closer? This chart will take care of either spot on the program. With a strong melody, an irresistible groove and solid ensemble work, this imaginative jazz shuffle will work perfectly in any program. The written or ad lib open solo section (solo sheets provided for all) allows plenty of room for advancing players to stretch out. Duration 4:15.  standard jazz ensemble
720 in the Books
Retail Price: $58.00

"720 in the Books" is a swinging chart that will excite any vocalist and jazz ensemble! This terrific Dave Wolpe chart is arranged in two keys for flexibility, and includes a fabulous shout chorus and a tenor sax solo. Vocal range: Vocal range: high key of A-flat (male) middle B to fourth space E-flat, low key of E-flat (female) F-sharp below middle C to third line B-flat.
88 Basie Street
Retail Price: $56.00

Originally written for the Sammy Nestico "Dark Orchid" recording and later reprised on "A Portrait Of Sammy," this classic swing tune gives all of the solo work to piano -- first in the opening 48 bars, then again in the middle and ending segments. In between the band tackles a terrific double counterpoint chorus and carries a full ensemble shout. Altos and tenors double on flute.  standard jazz ensemble
A Band's Gotta Do What A Band's Gotta Do!
Retail Price: $48.00

Just like John Wayne said, "A bands gotta do what a bands gotta do" and your band will have lots of fun doing it with this great mid-level chart in the happy, swinging Basie tradition. Following the opening piano solo (written), everybody plays the unison
A Bari Cool Chart!
Retail Price: $48.00

Showcase your bari sax player with this solid sounding swinger from the pen of Andy Clark. The spotlight is on the bari and the tasteful background parts for the band provide a comfortable setting to allow your bari soloist to really cook!  Includes an op
A Blues to Blow On
Retail Price: $40.00

An effective and painless way to get some improvisation going on in your young jazz band. This easy-to-play blues chart will make your kids want to solo and is playable with limited instrumentation.
A Foggy Day
Retail Price: $54.00

A swing chart styled after the Michael Bublé version, arranger Scott Ragsdale nailed it. At 148 BPM, in the key of B-flat modulating to C, the vocal range is from F below middle C to 3rd space C, treble clef. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff and there are optional solos instrumental parts for B-flat, E-flat and bass clef instrument in lieu of the vocal. Excellent chart. This title is available in SmartMusic.
A Horse with No Name
Retail Price: $36.00

A Little Night Music
Retail Price: $45.00

It's not very often that you see the name Mozart appears on a jazz chart! Mark Taylor cranks up the creative juices as he features a light samba groove on a familiar classical theme. Slipping into a swing style on occasion, this attractive setting features nicely scored ensemble passages, solos for tenor and drums, and a unison chorus for the full ensemble.
A Little Reverb
Retail Price: $42.00

Straight ahead Basie style swing chart with many performance oppurtunities and a section for repeated solos. This is simply one of the best Bob Lowden charts in our catalog.
A Minor Case of the Blues
Retail Price: $40.00

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 at the Blue Note
Retail Price: $45.00

This tune will remind you of all those Blue note records you bought over the years. Moderate in tempo, difficulty level and full of surprises. Not quite a Blues in F---better!
A Night in Tunisia
Retail Price: $45.00

Michael Mossman takes Dizzy Gillespie's signature tune into new territory, with a touch of “mambo” in this distinctive arrangement. A perfect way to showcase a trumpet soloist, the full ensemble also plays in important role in this sophisticated and dynamic arrangement for little big band.
A Night in Tunisia
Retail Price: $40.00

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 Shuffle for Uncle Guido
Retail Price: $50.00

A big time shuffle chart by Dominic Spera that really cooks. Plenty of solo space for the soloists of your choosing and Spera’s solid soli and ensemble writing makes this an impressive choice for better bands. Lots of appeal as this dynamic chart “romps &
A String of Pearls
Retail Price: $40.00

John Berry has skillfully arranged this Glenn Miller classic for beginning groups and maintained the important elements from the original version. Here is a great way to introduce this important band leader to your young players.
A String of Pearls
Retail Price: $40.00

Grade 2. (Lowden)
Aaron's Blues
Retail Price: $56.00

Commissioned by the Jazz Division of the Illinois Music Educator's Association for the 2014 Illinois All State Jazz Ensemble, this straight ahead swing chart features a strong melody, solid ensemble work and plenty of space for solos over blues-based. A must-have for any library. Duration 5:06  standard jazz ensemble with opt. vibes
ABOUT TIME
Retail Price: $65.00

Written for Harry James
Abracadabra!
Retail Price: $45.00

Just like magic, this energetic swing tune by Larry Barton will make your band sound like a million dollars. Starts out with the "head” being presented by 1st Alto, 1st Tenor and 1st Trombone and then the whole band gets in the act to produce a big solid
Absolutely Awesome
Retail Price: $52.00

For years Lennie Niehaus has written great music for jazz ensembles at all ability levels, and this work for advancing groups is no exception. Interesting chord changes and backgrounds combine with the ever-popular Charleston beat to create this memorable swing chart. You'll find great ensemble writing, a sax soli, and a swinging shout chorus. The solo section offers options to the conductor to assign ad lib or as-written solos to several instrumental configurations. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included in each set. Duration ca. 4:30.  standard jazz ensemble
Absolutely, Positively
Retail Price: $45.00

Try this slow, yet hard-swinging shuffle on your next big band outing. The bluesy sound emphasizes the groove and is accessible for developing groups. Written especially for the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band in Pullman, Washington, this chart includes a written alto sax solo, though the composer encourages students to improvise over the entire solo section using a five-note cell on which to base their ideas. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included. Duration 4:05.  standard jazz ensemble (Kendor Konvertible for 9-17 players)
Ace High
Retail Price: $50.00

A big time hard drivin' shuffle tune that is full of appeal for almost any performance situation.  Lots of solid ensemble writing and includes solo space for the sax soloist of your choice.  All sections have a chance to shine and the trombone soli sectio
Across the Track Blues
Retail Price: $50.00

Warner Bros. Publications is proud to present this important series, Jazz at Lincoln Center Library. Each selection was selected by the Center's musical director, Wynton Marsalis. Each transcription is direct from the recordings of the immortal Duke Ellington, and they are not only authentic, they are perfect for your jazz ensemble. Features information about  the original recording, rehearsal notes, and performance suggestions. These classic tunes represent jazz at its finest!
After Mr. Teng
Retail Price: $95.00

As recorded by the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band in 1980 for their Farewell To Mingus album, this fast bebop outing for proficient players features a big full-band opening, sax and brass section solis, and solo space for piano, tenor (or alto), and bass. Directors also have the option of repeating one solo chorus to feature trumpet as well. Duration ca. 6:00.   standard jazz ensemble
After The Rain
Retail Price: $56.00

The first chorus should be a two-beat feel before transitioning into a solid, straight-ahead 4-beat feel at the trombone chorus. Make sure the time has a sense of forward momentum throughout. The voicing at measure 69 sounds best if everyone takes some deep breaths and blows! Trombone figures must be short and crisp at measure 85, while saxes and trumpets are phrasing their lines. At measure 104 things should be nice and easy until the build-up at 108 for the ending.  standard jazz ensemble; trumpets double on flugelhorn
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $48.00

This is an up-tempo swing chart with the drums as the solo instrument, so hang on to your hats! Inspired from the original Roy Eldridge and Gene Krupa recording of After You’ve Gone this drumset feature is dynamically understated. There is a half-time swing section with a unison line played by trumpet 2, trombone 1 and rhythm section and the drum solo is interspersed with ensemble and also has an open solo section. Brass range is modest. Optional parts included. A superb festival choice! This title is available in SmartMusic.
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $44.00

This fresh treatment of a classic will satisfy! This chart has a medium tempo around 132 BPM with clever interplay between sections. Features include written-out solos for alto 1 and trombone 2, a swingin' shout chorus, and trumpet 1 range is to written F top line.
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $45.00

A powerful up-tempo arrangement of this timeless jazz standard that really kicks! Several unique tempo changes and a big stompin’ ending make this a chart that is perfect for contest or concert performances. Solo space for any of your saxophones (could be
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $50.00

Jazz Ensemble Library – Grade 4

Arranged here in a Basie-style slow swing setting, this well-crafted chart starts out as a study in ensemble writing with the brass in buckets and the drums on brushes. Later there is a solo for trumpet followed by a shout chorus where the full band really lets loose. Quality writing for contests and festivals!
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $40.00

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.
After You've Gone
Retail Price: $56.00

Marked "easy does it" at the start, this laidback swinger opens with a sax soli supported by bucket-muted brass figures. Solos for piano and/or guitar appear throughout, and the chart concludes with a warm, delicate touch.  standard jazz ensemble