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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.
A Chunk Of Funk
Retail Price: 45.00

Turn your rhythm section loose on this great "down and dirty" funk chart.  A funky riff by trombone, bari sax, bass and "crunchy" guitar sets the energy level for the tune and it's all up hill from there.  Solo section opens up for unlimited possibilities
Across The Channel
Retail Price: 52.00

Why not feature your alto sax soloist on this funky ballad for advancing groups? The innovative harmony during the bridge and the double-time samba section add lots of depth to this engaging piece. Ample unison passages serve as an excellent vehicle to teach dynamic restraint, and the soloist will have plenty of room to stretch out. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included, and rhythm section parts are notated. Duration 4:20.  standard jazz ensemble
Act Your Age
Retail Price: 70.00

Gordon Goodwin’s chart has a funky, sassy and contemporary groove, just like the title suggests. Solo space for alto, tenor and bari sax, lead trumpet range has a few high G’s. You’ll dig this chart! (0:59) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Act Your Age
Retail Price: 48.00

This hot Gordon Goodwin chart is now for the younger player. Slick and funky describes this very accessible arrangement. There are written solos for 1st alto (cued for 2nd alto) and a 1st trumpet solo cued in all four trumpet parts. Lead trumpet has a written A above the staff, but technically this chart is not difficult and will come together quickly to earn a spot in your program. This title is available in SmartMusic.
After Hours
Retail Price: 29.00

Contemporary big band jazz, that’s fresh, powerful, and a guaranteed winner for competition.
Another Great Day
Retail Price: 60.00

Written in a simmering medium tempo, this distinctive funk chart opens with the bass establishing the groove gradually joined by the rest of the rhythm section. A small combo of soprano sax, baritone sax, trumpet and trombone take the first statement followed by the full ensemble on intricate unison lines as well as tutti ensemble punches and riffs. Solo space is provided for tenor sax. Requires soprano sax

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Apache
Retail Price: 40.00

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.
Arranco
Retail Price: 50.00

Arranco ("Impulse") is a fresh Brazilian Latin - funk chart that will get your band and audience dancing in their seats.  A very flexible solo section is followed by a drum or percussion soli. Optional auxiliary percussion parts are included.
Attitude Dance
Retail Price: 60.00

Celebrating more than 40 years of funk and soul, the unmistakable sound of Tower of Power still sounds as fresh and impressive as ever. Mark's chart on this hot tune features the blazing horn lines and driving groove of the original.
Attitude Dance
Retail Price: 45.00

Celebrating more than 40 years of funk and soul, the unmistakable sound of Tower of Power still sounds as fresh and impressive as ever. Mark's adaptation for 6 horns features the blazing horn lines and driving groove of the original. (Grade 4)
Back And Forth
Retail Price: 45.00

This accessible original features a variety of rhythmic figures commonly used in rock and funk charts. Designed to make developing groups sound their best, it derives its title from the "back and forth" feeling in the rhythm section parts. Although loaded with great learning material, the piece is simply fun to play and will leave bands and audiences whistling the melody. The piano and bass parts are fully notated with chord symbols provided. The solo section features written or ad lib solos for any player using the solo sheets provided. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included. Duration 4:30.  standard jazz ensemble (Kendor Konvertible for 9-17 players)
Backatown
Retail Price: 45.00

From Trombone Shorty's acclaimed CD Backatown, here is the hot title cut arranged for big band in a funky medium tempo. With a blend of catchy riffs, solid ensemble passages, and stop-time breaks, this chart exudes a spirited and unmistakable New Orleans swagger.

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Backdraft
Retail Price: 52.00

Alternating between 3/4 and 4/4 feels, this catchy funk tune for advancing groups features clever piano comping, punchy bass lines, and fun single-note guitar comping. Solos with accessible chord changes are provided for alto, tenor, bari, trumpet and trombone. Guitar or piano can also take solos if desired. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included in each set. Duration 4:50.  standard jazz ensemble
Barbeque Sauce
Retail Price: 47.00

An exciting new funk chart that will please both students and audiences with it’s funky feel and blues based melodies. Solos are a piece of cake with only 2 chords or one scale to negotiate. Concert F7 and Eb7. If you liked "Buffalo Wings" you’ll love thi
Been There, Done That!
Retail Price: 35.00

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.
Behind You - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band
Retail Price: 45.00

As performed by Gordon Goodwin’s Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass (acoustic), and drums. This one is a funky shuffle and the tempo is around 170 BPM with some very clever counterpoint. All parts have solo space.
Big Al's Boogie
Retail Price: 60.00

“Be-Bop Rock a la the Brecker Brothers” is the best way to describe this powerhouse chart by Dominic Spera.  Designed for mature bands, it features a small band within the larger group and has a great “shout” chorus for the whole gang!  Includes an open s
Blackbird
Retail Price: 55.00

Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to create a truly outstanding effect. The theme is stated simply in the beginning on trumpet, followed by an array of orchestrational textures and harmonies.
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.
Boz
Retail Price: 52.00

Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of Jeff Jarvis' infectious funk charts, you'll love this spirited original for advancing groups that pays tribute to the legendary songwriter/performer Boz Scaggs. Featuring material reminiscent of his great music of the 1970's and 1980's, the chart includes open solo space for alto and tenor sax. A guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson is included in each set. Duration 5:10.  standard jazz ensemble
Brass Roots
Retail Price: 37.00

You’ll love this funky rock chart of the title tune from Doc Severinsen’s “Brass Roots” album. This tasteful arrangement features the lead trumpet and lead alto in a duet that really cooks. The middle section features a beautiful slow brass chorale that r
Brick House
Retail Price: 45.00

It is absolutely impossible to find a funkier tune than this R&B hit from the '70s courtesy of The Commodores. Paul's chart has it all from the trademark bass riff to the ensemble punches and melodic hooks. Bring down the house as you groove on this one!
Buffalo Wings
Retail Price: 47.00

This funk chart is based on two chord changes which make soloing a breeze. A short interlude (Bridge) provides a break from the 2 chords.
Can You Dig It?
Retail Price: 42.00

This trendy Shutack original features a funky rock groove that students will love to play over and over. Add to that a strong melody with solid ensemble voicings, and you have a chart that's ideal for developing jazz players. Scored at the very easy level for 4 horns with rhythm section and expandable to full big band, written or ad lib solos for all and optional parts for flute, clarinet and horn in F are included. Duration 3:02.  standard jazz ensemble (playable by 4 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet & F horn
Cantaloupe Island
Retail Price: 48.00

The best of the amazing Herbie Hancock! Arranger Mike Kamuf scores this hip, funky Herbie Hancock tune for the young player. This chart is ideal for this level with only three chords, a repetitive groove and catchy melody. This chart includes written solos for tenor sax and trumpet and lead trumpet range goes up to written top line F with optional G on top of the staff. A superb chart from the first note to the last.  This title is available in SmartMusic.
Car Wash - from SHARK TALE - from SHARK TALE
Retail Price: 50.00

Originally recorded by Rose Royce in 1977, this well-known funky hit is enjoying new life in the hit movie Shark Tale recorded by Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott.
Chameleon
Retail Price: 60.00

Gotta have this one! Composed by Grammy winner and jazz legend Herbie Hancock, arranged for you by Alan Baylock, this is funky and hip. Open solo space for all, lead trumpet goes up to written D, plus a few hot drum fills. This is a great chart. (6:30) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Chameleon
Retail Price: 48.00

Finally, there is a Herbie Hancock piece for the younger band! From Hancock’s famous Headhunter recording, here is a great opportunity to play the biggest jazz-rock hit of all time. The melody is first played by alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone, then by the trumpet section. Next up is a flexible open solo section with a solo line written for all the winds, so anyone or everyone can solo! Top note for lead trumpet is written G on top of the staff. Super-cool chart! (3:47) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Changing Colors
Retail Price: 50.00

A totally hip funk tune with a swing sixteenth note feel that really lays right in the grove and every section gets a chance to shine.  Your drummer will love the alternating measures of drum fills and ensemble kicks that build with intensity into the tru
Charlie The Whale
Retail Price: 56.00

Written for Sammy's friend Charlie Lake, highlights in this well-articulated funk excursion include an amazing sax section soli, a full-length tenor sax solo chorus, followed by additional solos for alto, trumpet, trombone and piano. An all-out band shout brings everything to a memorable finish.  standard jazz ensemble
Cheep Tricks
Retail Price: 52.00

You guessed it---it’s a funk chart. The groove is deep at 136 BPM, solos are written out for tenor and/or guitar, and lead trumpet range is to written A. (3:45)
Chicken Polo - Les Hooper
Retail Price: 50.00

 A terrific funk chart! Lots of space for optional solos.
Chicken Scratch
Retail Price: 50.00

Everybody will recognize this Mancini gem. Mike Lewis treats the band right with this tasty, yet fun-to-play swinger, but throws some heat to the saxes with some fun solis and a clever modulation from E-flat to F. There are no improvised solos and the lead trumpet range is to a written G on top of the staff.  Sounds great with reduced instrumentation and includes optional parts, too. Packed with all the swing figures and phrasing you need to teach your students how to swing. (3:05)
Chops, Don't Fail Me Now
Retail Price: 40.00

This timeless funk-jazz chart with will romp with the best of them. A wonderful great choice for mid-level bands that will get the house swingin’. Utilizing one of the favorite standard chord patterns in jazz.
Christmas and Holiday Jazz Saver Pack
Retail Price: 60.00

Four great arrangements of popular carols combined in a budget-stretching jazz pack that includes Paul Clark arrangements "Good King Wenceslas," "Still, Still, Still," "Jingle Bells" and "Funky Ol’ St. Nick."

All of these charts fall at the medium easy l
Cissy Strut
Retail Price: 45.00

Few people remember The Meters and this recording from 1969, however, over the years “Cissy Strut” has become a model of funky drumming and simmering grooves and has been recorded by countless rock and jazz artists. Roger Holmes captures the unique sound of the original and includes a flexible solo section along with hot sounds for the entire band.

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Come Together
Retail Price: 50.00

Mike Tomaro has taken this Beatles favorite and converted it into a unique setting for jazz ensemble. He kept the slow funky groove intact, but went a little nuts harmonically! Includes an optional guitar solo. This is a great chart for something a little different.

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Comin' Home Baby
Retail Price: 45.00

This funky rhythm and blues tune has a great laid back feel and the blues form makes it easy to solo over. Featuring a catchy bass riff and solid writing, your band will want to play this again and again. Includes a solo for alto.
Comin' Home Baby
Retail Price: 40.00

Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble – Grade 1-2

This soulful and funky tune is built using a twisted sort of blues progression, but is a great sounding groove for beginning bands. This will come together easily and be fun to play.

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Computer
Retail Price: 56.00

As recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band on Incredible Journey, a recurring melodic motif, driving funk groove, and fully-voiced harmonic landscape give this chart real substance and audience appeal. Solos are assigned to alto and tenor sax, and paying very careful attention to articulations throughout will yield best results. Rhythm section parts are partially notated with chords cued. Duration 9:20.  standard jazz ensemble; 3 trumpets have opt. flugelhorn double
Cot in the Act - As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band
Retail Price: 48.00

Funky with a hip piano intro, this chart includes solo space for all. For tenor, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. (2:16)
Cousin Jeff
Retail Price: 60.00

Good old cousin Jeff must have been some funky relative! This Les Hooper original features a moderate tempo and attitude-driven funky 2-beat as it churns through a piano opening, sax melody and brass stabs. Also included is solo space for tenor and some spicy ensemble licks near the end.
Crablegs
Retail Price: 40.00

And industrial strength big band rock chart with a “half-time funk” feel that really rocks!  With it’s infectious touches of gospel, this outstanding chart will give your band a high-powered sound that will have your audiences shouting for “one more time!
Crank It Up!
Retail Price: 55.00

Wah, Wah, Wow! This powerful 60's style funk rock chart with its infectious groove is tons of fun to play! Your bari sax player will appreciate the spotlight while teaming up with the bass player on the funky bass riff.   The sectional battles begin with
Crib Chimp - Dan Haerle
Retail Price: 55.00

 Dan Haerle has created a very nice, very hip shuffle / funk chart with a great melody.
Critical Mass (Out of Stock - Available Soon)
Retail Price: 52.00

This tune will energize any big band program. Abundant articulations for horns, striking dynamic contrasts, and an expandable solo section are highlights. A chord chart for guitar is also included, and Jarvis invites the guitarist to play a key role by adding single-note comping patterns so the pianist can concentrate on chords.  standard jazz ensemble
Cut the Cake
Retail Price: 55.00

Scottish funk group, Average White Band, had two major hits that helped solidify the horn-driven funk sound of the '70s. “Pick Up the Pieces” was released in 1974, and “Cut the Cake” followed close behind in 1975. Signature tunes with catchy horn licks that still sound great today!
Cyclops - arr. Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: 50.00

Originally recorded by Cannonball Adderley on his album Domination, "Cyclops" is one of those charts that will make your audiences bob their heads and tap their feet.
Daylie's Double - Oliver Nelson
Retail Price: 50.00

 Oliver had a great feel for the funky jazz style which was so popular.