Big Band Charts (Parts and Scores)
Originally written to feature the great baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan. This fast swing has a challenging meldy, active, difficult solo changes, and intricate ensemble parts. Experienced players are required all-around! Has space for tenor, baritone, and barutone guest artist solos. Level 6 | 5,4,4,4 | no doubles | tpt: C6, tbn: A4
Advanced Middle School to Mid-Level High School Tpt 1 up to A above the staff Tbn 1 up to F above the staff Fun, groovy straight 8th tune with fully notated rhythm section parts and simple solo changes for any instrument with scales, arpeggios, and voicings to help young Jazz players get going.
Originally composed for Jazz bassoon great, Paul Hanson, this chart works with a featured soloist on tbn, alto saxophone, or tenor saxophone. It begins as a slow swing that transitions into double time (medium) swing. There is an open section for additional soloists with very playable modern blues changes.
Brass ranges: tpt1 - C# above the staff/tbn 1 - Bb above middle C