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'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.
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.”
A Glenn Miller Yuletide Medley
Retail Price: 60.00

Skillfully arranged in an authentic Glenn Miller style (and recorded by the Glenn Miller Alumni Band on “In A Christmas Mood”), this outstanding medley includes the holiday favorites O Holy Night (in a jazz ballad style), Joy to the World, O Little Town of Bethlehem and an up-tempo swing version of Deck the Hall. Wonderful sounds from the swing era of the '40s in an entertaining holiday setting.
A Mis Abuelos
Retail Price: 60.00

Professional Editions – Grade 5

More than just a showcase for your lead trumpet, this monster chart is a powerful statement for the entire ensemble. Opening with the quasi flamenco strains and followed by a melancholy trumpet solo, the first big ensemble “hit” is guaranteed to move the audience back a few rows! Great writing for all sections and especially the rhythm section.
A Night in Tunisia
Retail Price: 60.00

Written for and recorded by Mario Bauza, Michael Philip Mossman adds his own unique flare to this Dizzy Gillespie Latin jazz classic. Featured soloists include trumpet (of course), as well as trombone and alto. A great showcase for the entire ensemble!
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Retail Price: 60.00

Professional Editions – Grade 5

In honor of our departed friend, here is a classic arrangement Frank wrote in 1994. It was commissioned by the USAF Airmen of Note and features bass trombone and flugel. Beautiful melodies and tender moments – just like Tooth.
A Waltz for Patrice - Duet Feature for Trumpet and Tenor Sax - Duet Feature for Trumpet and Tenor Sax
Retail Price: 60.00

Here's a bright and appealing jazz waltz that features a duet of flugel and tenor sax along with an easy flowing feel and style. Punctuated with sophisticated and well-scored ensemble feature spots, this is a terrific change of pace number for mature groups.

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Airegin
Retail Price: 60.00

Michael Abene's unique and creative style is in full force with this powerhouse version of Sonny Rollins' great tune. Michael's chart was originally recorded by the GRP All-Star Big Band and he has rescored it here for full jazz ensemble. The beginning is angular and striking but slips effortlessly into a roaring swing chart. Woodwind doubles are required (flute and soprano sax).
All of Me (Original Edition)
Retail Price: 60.00

All the Things You Are
Retail Price: 60.00

If you're looking for a flagwaver that'll set the audience on the edge of their seats, look no further! Mark Taylor pulls out all the stops with a chart that's full of great counterpoint, powerful ensemble work, and independent combo settings within the full ensemble context. Includes solos for alto sax and trumpet.
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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Anthropology
Retail Price: 60.00

In the skilled hands of Mark Taylor, this uptempo bebop classic becomes a showstopper! Listen for the masterful “Bird” sax soli as well as tight ensemble sounds, all at a brisk pace. If your band is ready for something they can sink their teeth into, this may be the perfect chart.
Armando's Rhumba
Retail Price: 60.00

From Chick Corea's My Spanish Heart album, this tune is not really a “rhumba,” but rather an extremely energetic samba. This chart features dynamic and challenging passages for the entire ensemble and also ample room for soloists.
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.
Aunt Hagar's Blues
Retail Price: 60.00

From master arranger Michael Abene, here is a slow cooking blues chart that features the piano and some wonderfully outrageous ensemble scoring. This is the authentic version originally recorded by the GRP All-Star Band on their Grammy Award winning CD “ALL BLUES” and rescored for standard jazz ensemble instrumentation. Requires woodwind doubling and a mature rhythm section.
Back Home Again in Indiana
Retail Price: 60.00

Written to feature former Hoosier Jeff Hamilton on drums, this John Clayton arrangement gives this standard tune a few new twists and turns. While serving primarily as an accompaniment for the drummer on brushes, it's a wonderful study in ensemble playing in a medium swing tempo. Tasty! Recorded by the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra on “Explosive!”
Bags' Groove
Retail Price: 60.00

John's arrangement of this jazz classic was written specifically to feature Milt Jackson with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra; however, just about any instrument can play the head at the beginning of the chart. The full ensemble shout chorus at the end is a standout!
Boogie Stop Shuffle
Retail Price: 60.00

Mingus loved the blues, and this powerful and highly energized arrangement from the CD “Live In Time” is a staple in the book of the Mingus Big Band. It features the signature bass line scored for the lower voices and full ensemble lines that really roar. Can be played as fast as you dare!
Bradley's Bop House
Retail Price: 60.00

Accompanied by drums on brushes, saxes take the first round followed by the brass on this tasty bop-style original from Mark Taylor. Plenty of nice ensemble work and section feature spots spice up this winner. Solos are for trumpet and tenor.
Brass Machine
Retail Price: 45.00

Mark's grade 5 composition “Brass Machine” has continued to be popular so we asked him to adapt it for younger players. The result is a fabulous rock feature for your trumpet section. Thanks Mark!
Caravan
Retail Price: 60.00

Children's Hour Of Dream
Retail Price: 60.00

The unique genius and originality of Charles Mingus is nowhere more apparent than in this symphonic masterpiece adapted for big band by Sy Johnson. Involving no improvisation but rather a series of through-composed colors and changing moods, the Mingus Big Band has been amazing audiences for years with this impressive concert piece. Stunningly effective and different!
Closely Dancing
Retail Price: 60.00

Coconut Champagne - Jazz Ensemble
Retail Price: 60.00

Di Blasio/Lowden - Grade 4-6.

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Come Fly with Me (Key: Bb)
Retail Price: 60.00

The swingin' Quincy Jones arrangement of this standard has become one of Frank Sinatra's signature tunes. Here's the authentic version edited and adapted for today's bands by Mike Tomaro.
Con Alma
Retail Price: 50.00

Dizzy Gillespie was a pivotal figure in the connection between Jazz and Afro-Cuban music. This exciting chart explores this relationship, combining authentic Cha Cha and Bembe with straight ahead swinging jazz. A tenor sax solo is featured and look for some quotes from Dizzy's original recordings.
Count Bubba
Retail Price: 60.00

From Gordon Goodwin's Grammy-nominated CD “Big Phat Band - Swingin' For The Fences” comes this monster-of-a-swinger designed to feature the entire ensemble. In addition to a wonderful riff-based theme and a shout chorus that really pays off, the chart includes feature spots for each section (saxes, trumpets, trombones) without rhythm section.
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.
Cruisin' For A Bluesin'
Retail Price: 60.00

If you have the horses, let 'em run with this churnin', burnin' swing monster from Maynard's big band album, 'Big Bop Nouveau.' This chart really burns, but will sound just as hot with the tempo turned down a notch or two. Includes some smokin' optional choruses featuring saxes alone without rhythm section.

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Cubauza
Retail Price: 60.00

This exciting Afro-Cuban composition is the opening cut from the 1993 album 944 Columbus, the final recording by Mario Bauza, one of the most influential figures in the development of Latin Jazz. The title comes from combining the words “Cuban” and “Bauza” and features a bebop influence interpreted by the Afro-Cuban rhythm section. This newly edited and engraved edition is a “must have” for mature bands. (Recorded by Mario Bauza)
Day by Day
Retail Price: 60.00

John Clayton's fierce, swinging arrangement of this familiar standard (recorded by the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra CD Shout Me Out) is written as a solo vehicle for tenor sax. Marvelously crafted in a kind of “call and response” form between tenor and band.

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Disney Salute
Retail Price: 60.00

Written for Walt Disney World, Sammy's masterful touch shows in this fiery medley of Mickey Mouse March and Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah. Mostly a study in ensemble scoring in a wide variety of tempos and styles, this chart is vintage Sammy at his swingin' best. Tenor sax gets a chance to solo in a quasi gospel style vamp near the end.
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
Retail Price: 60.00

Adapted from the arrangement that John Clayton did for Dianne Reeves and the WDR radio big band in Cologne, Germany, here is a moderately slow and sultry swing version of the Duke Ellington favorite. According to John, “it's about grooving and having fun.”
Down South Camp Meetin' - (Authentic Benny Goodman Edition) - (Authentic Benny Goodman Edition)
Retail Price: 60.00

Professional Editions – Grade 5

Based on the Benny Goodman 1936 version of this jumpin' Fletcher Henderson tune, this authentic edition features swingin' choruses for every section, a transcription of Benny's clarinet solo, and the distinctive 5 clarinet chorus at the end (opt. sax substitutions included). A true classic from the big band era, this up tempo swinger builds with intensity from beginning to end!
Down to the Nightclub
Retail Price: 60.00

The masters of funk, Tower of Power, are as relevant and active today as ever before. This hit from the '70s features a moderate tempo groove with an occasional 7/8 measure thrown in for kicks. Paul's arrangement for mature bands also includes an optional open section for any soloist.
Duke Ellington's Sound of Love
Retail Price: 55.00

Easy Money
Retail Price: 60.00

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra – Grade 5

Originally arranged and premiered by the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany, this powerful chart was recorded by the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra on their CD “Heart and Soul.” Featuring the saxes off the top accompanied by the screaming brass section, this chart also includes solos for trombone, trumpet, alto and drums. Even the background figures are a study in composition and development. Hot!
Ecclusiastics
Retail Price: 60.00

Eleanor Rigby
Retail Price: 60.00

Commissioned by the US Army Jazz Ambassadors, this arrangement by Eric Richards shines new light on the beauty and depth of the classic Beatles hit. An up-tempo Brazilian groove gives way to hints of samba and songo, but always with a smooth and laid back feel. Piano solo is featured off the top, followed by a trio of tenor, trombone and guitar on the head, and later solo space for one or more of these players. A brief nod to the classical feel of the original Beatles track helps build to a climactic shout for the full ensemble. Nice!

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Eternal Triangle
Retail Price: 60.00

John gives this classic jazz tune by Sonny Stitt the royal treatment with this burning up-tempo swinger. This exciting chart features the entire sax section and builds to a wild shout chorus for the entire ensemble. Displaying John's mastery of the big band idiom, this one is a winner!
Eureka!
Retail Price: 60.00

Commissioned by the Tennessee All-State Jazz Band, this exciting and well-crafted composition features a light and breezy samba style and some marvelous ensemble writing. A duet for alto and trumpet is featured on the head, as well as later in the chart for solos. Along the way are creatively designed background figures and a “shout” section that features the drums followed by a solid tutti ensemble statement.
Evidence
Retail Price: 60.00

Monk was a master of composing unconventional and angular melodic lines. John Clayton provides a jagged yet stimulating chart that features dueling trumpets and an exciting full band shout chorus. From the recording “Explosive! - Milt Jackson Meets The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.”
Evil Ways
Retail Price: 60.00

This Santana hit has endured through the years and been recorded countless times. Here it is like you've never heard it before in the masterful hands of Michael Mossman! Arranged for David Sanborn, it has substantial solo space for alto sax, but other soloists include trombone, trumpet and guitar. The opening features a laid back cha-cha feel with colorful scoring (flute is optional) before developing into a real powerhouse for the rest of the chart.
Fables of Faubus
Retail Price: 60.00

From the Mingus Big Band CD “Gunslinging Birds” here is an unpredictable romp for mature bands. Exploring a wide mix of seemingly unrelated sections, the genius and eccentricity of Mingus is apparent as the piece comes together in grand fashion finally settling in on a medium swing groove (for a while).
Fantazm
Retail Price: 60.00

From John La Barbera's latest big band recording, here is the title cut – a masterful arrangement of this little-known Ellington gem. The tempo is moderate in an African/Latin vein and features a wealth of interesting orchestrational colors within the context of the big band. Featured solos include tenor or soprano sax and piano. Unique and dynamic!

From the Jazz Compass recording Fantazm by the John La Barbera Big Band (JC1011)
Finya Wulo
Retail Price: 60.00

Commissioned by the South Carolina Band Directors Association, Finya Wulo (Mende – “funeral song”) is written using a distinctive 12/8 “bembe” feel in a moderate tempo. The scoring utilizes a small combo contrasted with passages for the full ensemble. This is an adventurous and engaging work featuring extended harmonies and a unique rhythmic tapestry. Solos are included for trumpet and tenor sax.

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Fireshaker - Jazz Ensemble
Retail Price: 55.00

Grade 4-6. (Ferguson/Lowden)

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For All We Know
Retail Price: 60.00

Recorded by The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra on their CD “Absolutely!” this light Latin setting opens with a unique intro featuring guitar and arco bass. What follows is a lush ensemble statement with drums playing on brushes leading to an extended solo section for piano. Very nice!
For All We Know
Retail Price: 60.00

As performed by Carmen McRae (including the spoken intro), here is John Clayton's sensitive and gorgeous version of For All We Know. The rich ensemble accompaniment is as much a part of the arrangement as the vocal solo. (Requires woodwind doubles on flute, clarinets and bass clarinet)
Four Brothers
Retail Price: 45.00

This Jimmy Giuffre composition was made famous in the early years of the Woody Herman Orchestra.  Peter Blair has done a marvelous job of adapting this saxophone feature for young bands.  Includes an optional open section for any saxophone with sample written solos.