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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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)
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)
Don't Steal My Stuff
Retail Price: $52.00

This funky chart was composed to showcase trumpet 1 and trombone 1. Everything is written out to include the melody duet, the solos, and the trades. (5:08)
Down to the Nightclub
Retail Price: $60.00

Uptown Downbeat is a classic 1930's Duke with a modern twist, call and response between brass and saxes, great soli sections for both trombones and woodwinds, features solos for clarinet, trumpet, and alto.
Fat Burger
Retail Price: $40.00

Here is an easy to play funky-rock chart. The solo section is written for all winds for flexibility, 1st trumpet range is to written E top space and the arrangement has optional parts for two flutes, two clarinets, bari sax, guitar, tuba, horn and baritone horn/tenor sax. Plus, this chart will sound full with reduced instrumentation. Easy to rehearse, sounds great; this one will be a hit at every performance! (2:53)
Feather Report
Retail Price: $48.00

With the distinct flavor of the group Weather Report, writer Kris Berg continues his successful string of chicken-related jazz ensemble titles with Feather Report. A superb chart with a hip-hop/shuffle-swing kind of groove and a written-out tenor solo, although other players can handle the simple two-chord solo section. Some meter changes from 4 to 3 and back, but nothing dangerous. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff (optional C). Brass players have a tough blow in this one, but it’s worth it. Very hip chart and another winner from Kris Berg. (6:17) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Flew the Coop
Retail Price: $48.00

Kris Berg does it one more time---the chicken-theme chart lives on! A rock groove with the melody handled by trombone, tenor and guitar, with written-out solos available for each. Check out the very hip interludes with bass doubling the melody line and bass 'bone and bass playing a unison call-and-response line with the ensemble. You will tap your toes to this chart---guaranteed. (5:07)
Floating Home
Retail Price: $65.00

It’s a jazz-reggae groove composed and arranged by Gordon Goodwin for the Big Phat Band. Lead alto sax is written for soprano sax, and solos are available for soprano, alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone. Floating Home is not technically difficult but the lead trumpet range is a challenge, as you would expect with Gordon’s charts. This is a somewhat mellow chart but has energy and punches. As performed by the Big Phat Band. (1:27)
Fowl Play
Retail Price: $52.00

Check out Alan Baylock, one of the finest writers on the scene today. Alan's hip chart for Cole Porter's Love for Sale starts off with bari, bass trombone, and bass handling the melody and it goes upwards and onwards from there. Jazz solos for alto 1 and trumpet 2. Lead trumpet to written D, bone to A-flat. Energy galore, full ensemble, contrapuntal lines, solos, solis - you name it, this fine chart has it. Love for Sale screams festival.
Frankly Speaking!
Retail Price: $55.00

A chorale intro leads into a funky groove. Saxes take the heat with some hot solis, and the brass section stays busy as well. Rhythm section parts are critical, especially the bass, but it’s not too complex. Solo space for tenor 1 with plenty of backgrounds and lead trumpet range is to written B-flat above the staff. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Freedom Jazz Dance
Retail Price: $60.00

A burnin’ jazz classic with a funk groove. If you have played Eric Richards’ charts, you know they are meaty but worth the work. The tempo moves along at 208 BPM and the lead trumpet range is to written C above the staff. Solo space is provided for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone and guitar. Great tune and excellent chart!

This title is available in SmartMusic.
Funky Wheels
Retail Price: $60.00

Les Hooper always delivers very hip funk charts and this one is no exception. With a terrific shout chorus and a funky Steely Dan type groove, solos are for tenor 1 and trumpet 2, and lead trumpet range it to written D. Groovy baby! This title is available in SmartMusic.
Get in Line
Retail Price: $70.00

Chuck Mangione's huge hit arranged by Victor López, "Feels so Good" features the  Flugelhorn solo (on the 1st trumpet part) throughout with the distinctive melody and then a written out solo along with a written tenor sax solo. The flugelhorn solo range is up to written high C but the solo is cued on the 1st tenor part. A well-known and appealing tune that will be enjoyed by both the band and the audience. (6:36)
Give Up the Funk - Tear the Roof Off That Sucker
Retail Price: $52.00

This funk classic is infused with all the "pocket" you could want. Written-out solos provided for tenor, bari sax, trumpet 2, and trombone 1, plus there is a break-down section that begins with funky drums and builds into the whole ensemble.
Grease Wheezer
Retail Price: $52.00

Funky, a little greasy, and a joy to play. The tempo is 132 BPM, with written solos for alto and trombone 1, and a funky piano and bass intro. (5:32)
Grooved Pavement
Retail Price: $48.00

With a funky riff and strong backbeat, this chart is a groove to play. Victor López wrote a repetitive two-measure break that is the focus of this chart along with solo space for alto sax, trumpet and trombone. Lead trumpet range is to written A-flat above the staff. Lots of unison and a building interlude will set this chart apart. Funky and fun. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Hangin' with My Peeps
Retail Price: $52.00

This chart is officially funky. Mr. Berg brings back the chicken-themed groove at a tempo of 106 BPM. Includes a written or ad-lib tenor solo, an optional guitar solos and the lead trumpet range is to written B-flat. The chart also has optional parts to include vibraphone and flute. The band will dig the solid funky groove!
Hit the Ground Running - As recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Retail Price: $70.00

It’s funky with all the Big Phat Band attributes, and it’s fairly tough to play, but hey, it’s Gordon and you know it will be a hot chart…if you have the horses. The opening lick for piano is really hot. The rhythm section will stay busy and it includes an auxiliary percussion part. Solo space is for alto, tenor, bari, trumpet and trombone. Open with this chart! (4:55) This title is available in SmartMusic.
I'm Getting Sentimental over You
Retail Price: $50.00

A funky groove alternating with a swing feel at 170 BPM. This is a clever and effective treatment of this familiar melody. (4:50)
In the Stone
Retail Price: $44.00

The Sam and Dave/Blues Brothers R & B standard is perfect for jazz ensemble! Big brass sounds and saxophone hits accent this great chart from Roy Phillippe. (duration 2:20)
Jungle Boogie
Retail Price: $48.00

Need a holiday favorite to feature your trombone? If so, it doesn't get any better than this: a tasty, swinging chart arranged by Greg Yasinitsky. A clear example of superb writing for the Jazz Band Series, featuring a soli for the saxophone section, a trombone solo (written solo provided), smooth modulations and great ensemble writing throughout. Brass range is up to written A for lead trumpet and F for lead trombone. Articulation is clearly marked and all the swing figures are easy to play. This chart will come together quickly and sound great! An excellent choice!
Listen Up!
Retail Price: $45.00

Victor López's chart for this fabulous tune is now accessible for the medium-level player. Chuck Mangione's captivating melody is full of energy and excitement and features written or ad-libbed solos for trumpet and trombone. High note for lead trumpet is only written A and F for trombone. Victor includes a percussion part along with optional flute, horn, baritone horn, and tuba. A must-have arrangement!
Little Sunflower
Retail Price: $48.00

Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard has sadly passed on, but his wonderful music lives in this masterfully-arranged haunting melody with an alternating bossa and light funk groove. Solos are written for piano, trumpet, and tenor sax, with modest brass ranges, and a sweet shout chorus. It’s been play-tested at the middle school level with great success. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Mind Your P's and Q's
Retail Price: $44.00

This chart has a easy-going funky groove with a straight eighth feel. Writer Mike Smukal included a written out tenor solo and 1st trumpet range to to written G. It’s catchy, well-written and fun to play.   (3:06) This title is available in SmartMusic.
No Spring Chicken
Retail Price: $52.00

More chicken please! Kris Berg brings you another helping with "No Spring Chicken." The groove is totally funky, solos are written out for tenor and trumpet, lead trumpet range is to written B, the bass part is fun but not too difficult, and that’s the meat of it. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Pecking Order
Retail Price: $50.00

Kris Berg brings another super-funky "chicken" chart to market and this one features a James Brown groove. Solo are written out for alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff (optional B-flat). Riffs, fun lines and a serious groove are all inside. Treat your band to a terrific funk chart perfect for every performance. Get on the funky train. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Play That Funky Music
Retail Price: $48.00

The title speaks for itself! Victor López does it yet again with this classic pop song now for the young jazz musician. No solos but plenty of funky groove plus a call-and-response section. Lead trumpet range is to written top line F-sharp. Keep the funky juices flowing!
Play That Funky Music
Retail Price: $70.00

Funky, funkier, funkiest. This Gordon Goodwin chart on the classic funk rock tune "Play That Funky Music" is a showcase for your lead alto saxophone soloist from start to finish. This one demands a contemporary alto sax soloist with style and some altissimo chops too. Groove is essential for the rhythm section. If you have the rhythm section funk groove and the alto player, this is IT! As recorded on "The Phat Pack," Gordon's newest CD.
Poultry in Motion
Retail Price: $48.00

This clever arrangement of Deckin' the Hall will fascinate both your ensemble and audience. Composer/arranger George Vincent has scored it to sound full even with reduced instrumentation. In addition, optional parts have been provided for added flexibility including two flutes and two clarinets. It begins with the famous two-measure "Jingle Bells" motive and quickly lays the groundwork for Deckin' the Hall in a rock style. Win-win!
R U Chicken?
Retail Price: $52.00

You asked for a funky chart---well this is it! Another fabulous adventure by the chicken-master Kris Berg, and this time he plucks another prize-winner with "R U Chicken?" Written solos are included for trumpet and tenor sax, and the lead trumpet range is up to written B-flat. A great closer for any concert or festival performance. What a title. What a chart! This title is available in SmartMusic.
Rippin' 'n Runnin'
Retail Price: $65.00

This funky chart, at 176 BPM, contains a classic Goodwin piano introduction---challenging, but extremely rewarding. Solo space for alto 1, tenors 1 and 2, trumpet 4, and trombone 1. The chart has an auxiliary percussion part and lead trumpet range is to written high F. As recorded by Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band on the CD That’s How We Roll on Telarc International. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Rule the Roost
Retail Price: $48.00

The chicken saga continues! Kris Berg brings you this funky Tower of Power groove. Solos are written out for tenor and trombone, lead trumpet range is to written A, and the bass part is critical and somewhat challenging---that’s the story. It's a clucking good time.
Say What?
Retail Price: $40.00

One of the original charts in to Jazz Expressions™ Unit 12, Just a Little Cha Cha is an ideal way for students to learn the Latin cha-cha style. This medium-easy composition is based on Afro-Cuban music, and Victor López's arrangement demonstrates the 2-3 clave, the Latin cha cha, and im provisation based on the ii-V chord progression. Victor includes easy rhythms, plenty of ensemble and rhythm section tuttis, accessible ranges, and a solo section for all wind and string players. Optional parts for flute, clarinet, horn, baritone horn, and tuba. String parts include violin (2), viola, and cello.
Soulful Strut
Retail Price: $52.00

This pop/funk hit still kicks. At 96 BPM it’s solid gold from top to bottom with a written or ad-lib tenor sax solo, lead trumpet range is to written F-sharp top line, and has the usual optional parts to include vibes. The title says it all, it is a Soulful Strut. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Spin Cycle
Retail Price: $60.00

Frank Mantooth was always thinking out of the box, injecting clever and fresh ideas into jazz standards. Frank's chart On Green Dolphin Street toggles between Latin and swing which will help your band lock in the two styles, and solo space (written or ad-lib) is provided for trumpet, tenor, and trombone. This arrangement delivers interesting rhythms and harmonies that the band can sink its teeth into. (4:22)
St. James Infirmary
Retail Price: $44.00

A contemporary treatment of this traditional jazz tune, arranger and band director Mike Kamuf combines multiple generations in one chart. With a shuffle groove, the opening melody is stated by alto, tenor, trumpet and optional guitar in fourths. Some countermelody development, solo space (written) for tenor and trumpet, then an interlude that builds big time into a powerful shout chorus to bring it home. It’s a happening chart. (4:04)
Summertime
Retail Price: $54.00

This is a contemporary and funky-ballad treatment of this classic vocal. The key is D minor, the vocal range is A below middle C to 2nd space A. The instrumental parts are very reachable with lead trumpet range to written A above the staff, featuring a written-out tenor solo.
Take the "A" Train
Retail Price: $60.00

Think of Take the "A" Train with a contemporary flair and you have the idea behind this inventive chart by Alan Baylock. Opening up in a swing groove, then alternating with a funk feel, bari sax, bass 'bone, guitar and bass have the initial melodic statement in this terrific chart. Solo space is available for alto sax 1, trombone 1, bari sax and trumpet 2, and the lead trumpet range is to written D, above the staff. A modern yet superb chart of a tune everyone knows. Festival material! (5:15) This title is available in SmartMusic.
Talk Is Cheep
Retail Price: $52.00

The chicken saga continues and it is FUNKY! This big band funk chart grooves at a tempo around 116 BPM. The energetic groove begins after the chorale intro. The saxes state the melody, joined by brass, then solos (written-out or ad lib) for tenor and trumpet 2, building up to a huge shout chorus. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Tastes Like Chicken
Retail Price: $48.00

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)
The Chicken
Retail Price: $52.00

The Glenn Miller legacy is an essential part of American history. Jeff Hest has arranged three more Glenn Miller hits in his second salute to the legendary bandleader. This tribute begins with the traditional sax section soli and the memorable Bobby Hackett trumpet solo in "String of Pearls," continues with a ticket on the ever-popular "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and closes with the powerful classic "American Patrol." A great teaching tool with sure-fire audience appeal: the timeless Glenn Miller sound.
The Defibrillator
Retail Price: $52.00

The Joy of Cookin'
Retail Price: $60.00

This is a high-energy piano feature that is perfect for your concert opener or closer. Master arranger Dave Wolpe has produced a brilliant chart out of this great jazz standard. Outstanding ensemble writing along with interludes, exchanges with the soloists and a stop time section will put your piano player on the map. If you have a strong jazz pianist, this is a must have chart! (2:28)