Big Band Jazz Charts

BB113-AngledAngels

#BB113 | Angled Angels/ 45.00 Angled Angels

Level 3/Bob Turner. This Holiday favorite is a down and dirty Jazz/Rock chart of “Angels We Have Heard on High” and features a written solo in the Tenor Sax part. Plenty of Funk in this chart.

Angled Angels Big Band–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


BB109-Catchin-the-Trane-Big-Band#BB109 | Catchin’ the Trane / 45.00 Catchin the Trane

This swing blues chart is fairly easy to play and sounds great. This chart has been rearranged for big band from the flexible instrumentation chart by the same name. Chords are written into all the horn parts in the solo section so that any player will have the opportunity to take a solo.

Catchin’ the Trane SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


BB108-Chica-Bonita-Big-Band#BB108 | Chica Bonita / 45.00 Chica Bonita

This Afro-Cuban Latin chart has a driving rhythm with a cool ostinato written into the piano part that keeps things moving along. It is taken directly from our smash hit Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. Additional percussion parts are included for added authenticity. The open solo section has chords written in every part so that you can feature your best player. This challenging chart will give your band something to work on.

Chica Bonita-SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


#BB119 | Don’t Let Up / 50.00

Level 3 /Erik Sherburne. As the title suggests, Don’t Let Up, doesn’t let up. A groovin’ shuffle bass line starts it off and then the band kicks it and it’s showtime! Each section gets it moment to show off and a solo section with straight ahead blues that can be opened up to feature individual players. A great opener to get the crowd going!

Don’t Let Up-SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


#BB122 | El Fuego de la Tierra/ 50.00

Level 5 /Erik Sherburne. El Fuego de la Tierra, the fire of the earth, is an exciting, high-energy samba chart. Each section is featured at various points throughout the chart with any open solo section and a unison soli section followed by interplay between the groups and ending with a big latin shout chorus that would end an impressive festival performance!

El Fuego de la Tierra-SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


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#BB115 | Exactly Like That Big Band/ 44.00

Level 3 /Bob Turner. This original rock chart has a great slow rock feel with a solo section in the middle which includes a written out Alto Sax solo and can be opened up for additional solos.

Exactly Like That Big Band–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 
 


#BB121 | Good King What’s His Name / 50.00

Level 3 Traditional/Bob Turner. This holiday rock chart is based on Good King Wenceslas with multiple “feel” and key changes thoughout.

Good King What’s His Name–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for this Flexible Instrumentation Jazz Combo Chart.

 
 


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#BB116 | Home on the Range / 45.00

Level 3 /Daniel E. Kelley. Yes, it’s that Home on the Range. This rock chart is a cross between cool and corn. The solo section features a written out solo for the Tenor Sax and can be opened up for additional solos.

Home on the Range–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for this Flexible Instrumentation Jazz Combo Chart.

 


BB105-Hot-Potato-Big-Band#BB105 | Hot Potato / 45.00 Hot Potato

This medium swing chart has been rearranged for big band from the Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. The Tenor 1 part includes a suggested solo in the solo section but there are chords written into every part so you can open that section up for additional soloing. The rhythm section parts are written out so your band can easily find that groove you’re looking for. A great medium swing chart for your next concert.

Hot Potato SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


#BB120 | In the Pocket / 50.00

Level 4 /Erik Sherburne. Sit back, relax, and let the groove take over. Not too fast, not too slow, not too loud, not too soft…it’s like Goldilocks wrote a funk rock chart. The rhythm section isn’t featured but they are “felt” and are key to holding the band together.

In the Pocket-SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


BB107-Just-Chillin-Big-Band#BB107 | Just Chillin’ / 45.00 Just Chillin

This laid back, easy going swing chart features a two feel with a four feel at the bridge. The solo section has chords written into the Tenor 1 part. This chart has been rearranged from the Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. As with all of our charts, the rhythm section parts are written out so your band can find that groove you’re looking for.

Just Chillin’ SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB104-Lucked-Out-Big-Band#BB104 | Lucked Out / 45.00 Lucked Out

This up tempo swing chart requires a more mature band to play it. There are some really challenging rhythm section parts which also includes an “Open Time” section in the middle which will allow them the opportunity to experiment with time and feel, not the easiest concept to grasp. The Tenor Sax is the featured soloist in this chart which includes a suggested solo if the Tenor player wants to go in that direction. Possibilities abound with this challenging swing chart.

Lucked Out SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB112-MrJingles

#BB112 | Mister Jingles / 45.00 Mister Jingles

Level 3/Bob Turner. This light hearted Jazz Waltz version of the holiday favorite “Jingle Bells” features a written piano solo near the end of the piece. Don’t forget to swing it!

Mister Jingles Big Band–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


#BB118 | Modern Swing / 50.00

Level 4/Erik Sherburne. Written with the idea to use contemporary jazz harmonies, no V-I cadences, but still be accessible to the developing jazz artist, Modern Swing is a great change of pace tune to add to your repertoire. It sounds more difficult than it is, but it will challenge the band with interesting counterpoint and dissonant harmonies and chord progressions.

Modern Swing–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB110-More-or-Less-Big-Band#BB110 | More or Less / 45.00 More or Less

This slow Funk chart has a great feel and has been rewritten directly from the Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. The piano ostinato is written into the part so your band can easily find that funky feel. Easy chord structure and repeated patterns make this chart play easier than it sounds. The solo section is a four bar repeat with one chord and can be left open for solos. There is an optional repeat so you can play the ensemble part and then loop back to the solo section for added interest.

More or Less SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB101-Nora-Big-Band#BB101 | Nora / 45.00 Nora

This beautiful swing ballad features the Alto Sax with the featured solo and is taken directly from the Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. The solo part can be played as written and includes written out parts for the solo sections, the solo fills and the cadenza at the end of the chart. Or, you can just let him go! The ethereal piano part at the beginning of the charts sets the mood for the transition into swing. The featured soloist does not have to play in any of the ensemble sections.

Nora SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


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#BB117 | Pale Ale / 45.00

Level 3/Mark Haas. This original swing chart feels like it came right out the 30’s or 40’s and includes a great sax soli in the middle. The solo section features a written out solo for the piano.

Pale Ale–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for this Flexible Instrumentation Jazz Combo Chart.

 


#BB123 | Smilin’ Back At You / 50.00

Level 2/Erik Sherburne. A rock ballad that features the Alto Sax throughout with plenty of chances to show off your best sax player from beginning to end.

Smilin’ Back at You–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for this Flexible Instrumentation Jazz Combo Chart.

 
 


BB103-Something-to-Smile-About-Big-Band#BB103 | Something to Smile About / 45.00 Something to Smile About

This “two feel” swing chart is something to smile about and sounds like it could have been a standard written in the 30’s or 40’s. This chart is basically a conversation between the Alto Sax, the Trombone and the Piano with three distinct melodies all happening at the same time. The piano solo breaks as well as the solo section can be ad-libbed or played as written. The sax soli section after the solo section includes the trombone player in the sax section which adds to the quality of the sound.

Something to Smile About SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB102-Three-Guys-Big-Band#BB102 | Three Guys / 45.00 Three Guys

This Holiday Chart is a FUNK/JAZZ ROCK arrangement of “We Three Kings” and is taken directly from the Flexible Instrumentation chart by the same name. The guitar fills and solo are written out but can be played as is or ad-libbed. Chords are written into the solo section so that any player can take a ride! A great Holiday Chart for your next Holiday Concert.

Three Guys SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.


BB114-Timbuktu

#BB114 | Timbuktu / 45.00 Timbuktu

Level 3/Bob Turner. Unusual Tribal Rhythms accentuate this cool chart which features an open solo section with a written out Trumpet Solo.

Timbuktu Big Band–SCORE / 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.

 


BB111-Zaragoza-Big-Band#BB111 | Zaragoza / 45.00 Zaragoza

Lots of ensemble sections are featured in this great Level 3 Samba. If anyone asks, Zaragoza is a City in Spain. The rhythm section parts are written out so that they can find that samba groove by simply reading their parts. The drum part is written as simply as possible while still giving you that feel. Chords are written into all the horn parts in the solo section so that any player can have the chance to take a solo.

Zaragoza SCORE/ 8.00 ea.

Extra Score for the BIG BAND version of this Jazz Chart.