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2016 Fall Jazz

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33 Order Toll Free! Call 1.800.345.6296 / w: jwpepper.com / e: satisfaction@jwpepper.com jazz ensemble Go to cart Big Band Standards 4 Groove MerchantJerome Richardson/arr. Rich Sigler. Made famous by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis band, this accessible version has a gospel rock groove that fits perfectly. Played at about 132 bpm with straight eighths, this chart is packed with goodies like written-out solos for trombone and trumpet, a lead trumpet range to written G on top of the staff, a few clever modulations, and a great development section. Toss in the optional parts to include vibes and you have a fine chart. Groove Merchant is very effective at any performance and is highly recommended! 10593765 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 48.00 n I Can't Stop Loving Youarr. Quincy Jones. Every jazz fan knows it, loves it and has wished it was in print! And now, this quintessential big-band arrangement is finally available! As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album This Time by Basie: Hits of the 50s & 60s, Quincy Jones' arrangement of I Can't Stop Loving You will bring your audiences to their feet. Beginning with the Count's rubato piano tremolo, this laid-back shuffle chart features in-your-face ensemble writing at its finest. There is short, written-out solo space for trombone and piano, but mostly this chart simply swings its tail off with the entire ensemble from beginning to end! Never has a sad song sounded so happy! Very highly recommended! 10368505 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . MA 55.00 I'm Beginning to See the Lightarr. Paul Baker. This is a swinger all the way! The tempo can be anywhere between 132 - 150 bpm and there is a written trumpet 2 solo. There's plenty of swingin' ensemble, a great sax section soli plus optional parts for flute, clarinet, vibes, horn, baritone horn, and tuba. Add in trumpet plungers and sliding trombones and it's all great stuff! 10353493 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 48.00 I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouGeorge Bassman/arr. Rick Hirsch. Here's a wonderful update of Tommy Dorsey's classic theme song. It's totally playable by high school jazz bands, yet it also sounds great with college and professional groups. It's written as a trombone feature throughout (with optional solo parts included for B-flat and E-flat instruments), although super-high Dorsey-esque chops are not required. The solo is mostly written with a section of improvising around the melody and ad lib fills at the end. Alternate solo parts for trumpet and saxophone are included, as well as optional parts for Clarinet, Flute, Vibes, and French Horn (doubling the Trombone 1 part). The bass and piano parts are fully notated. An outstanding ballad feature for any program! 10371015 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 58.00 H In a Mellow ToneDuke Ellington/arr. Mark Taylor. One of the all-time Duke Ellington classics is this elegant, medium swing tune. Mark Taylor's smooth arrangement for developing groups features plenty of rich ensemble scoring plus written or ad lib solos for trumpet and trombone. Introduce your young jazzers to the Duke with this excellent chart! 2481663 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 45.00 H In the MoodJoe Garland/arr. Michael Sweeney. This one's a must! Glenn Miller's big band classic is one of the best known tunes from the swing era, and Mike's excellent arrangement puts it within reach of young bands. Comfortable ranges, easy rhythm patterns and written solos make this a perfect choice to teach your students how to swing! 2314268 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . E 40.00 H In the MoodJoe Garland. This Glenn Miller classic is a must for every jazz band library! Carefully edited and available with a full score, this arrangement has everything you need to recreate the original including a trumpet solo, and a short call-and-response passage between the alto and tenor saxes. It's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! 2090959 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 50.00 H In the MoodJoe Garland/arr. Jeff Tyzik. Here is the hot version of this big band standard arranged by Jeff Tyzik as recorded by Doc Severinson and the Tonight Show Band. With a dressed up feel and solos for alto, tenor and trumpet, this timeless classic never sounded so good! 10033665 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . MA 60.00 Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)arr. Greg Yasinitsky. Greg Yasinitsky has made this great jazz classic into an up-tempo, flag-wavin' swinger. This excellent chart features terrific sax solis, a written or ad lib tenor solo, some stop- time interludes, and a rousing shout chorus. A fine opener or closer, it also includes optional parts for expanded instrumentations. Highly recommended! 10302793 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 52.00 n JeannineDuke Pearson/arr. Mike Dana. A great jazz standard played around 178 bpm, this swing chart features alto sax with a suggested written solo provided, and a drum solo played in between band hits. The lead trumpet range is to written high C. An optional vibraphone part is included. 10452154 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . MA 60.00 H Jumpin' at the WoodsideCount Basie/arr. Rich DeRosa. This one just builds and builds! Rich DeRosa keeps this Count Basie signature tune swinging all the way and includes two optional tag endings to keep the Basie style intact. The solos are written out for piano, tenor sax, trumpet and trombone and the lead trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff with an A on the optional tag ending. Optional parts are included for expanded instrumentation. One of the Count's finest! 10028198 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 52.00 Mood Indigo (Little Big Band)Duke Ellington/ arr. Mark Taylor. The flowing melody and lush harmonies of this Ellington favorite are set in a medium samba style in this creative arrangement that takes full advantage of the little big band format. In addition to full ensemble choruses and trade-offs, there is solo space for alto sax as well as guitar and/or piano with suggested solos and chord/scale sheets included. Instrumentation: six horns (ATB saxes, two trumpets, one trombone) plus four rhythm with optional additional parts for alto, tenor and trombone. 10490313 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 45.00 Mood IndigoDuke Ellington/arr. Vince Gassi. This medium swing arrangement of the dreamy Ellington tune will cook at just about any tempo but the recommended tempo is approximately 108 beats per minute. The chart features a written tenor sax solo and a lot of interplay between the brass and saxes. It's even got a four bar stop-time section providing some rhythmic contrast. The Duke would be pleased that you're playing one of his songs on your next concert program! Optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10277423 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . E 42.00 n Moon RiverHenry Mancini/arr. Billy Byers. As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album This Time by Basie, Billy Byers arranged a wonderful, easy-swinging masterpiece. Cleverly, he set this Mancini classic in 4/4 to accommodate the Basie band's iconic style. This is a terrific big band chart that belongs in every library right alongside I Can't Stop Loving You, Nice 'n Easy and I Left My Heart in San Francisco. There's space for a trumpet solo, and the ensemble writing is quite playable by most bands. This is oh, so nice and highly recommended! 10530081 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 52.00 n My Funny ValentineRichard Rodgers/arr. Sammy Nestico. Feature either trumpet or flugel on this creative arrangement of a timeless standard. Written in ballad style, there's some nice ensemble scoring and a brief, easy section in 3/4. Definitely a top choice for younger bands! 2328144 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 45.00 H My Funny ValentineRichard Rodgers/arr. Bill Holman. As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have ballad feature for alto saxophone. Let your alto player (or trumpet...parts provided for either) shine on this popular standard! Instrumentation: 5-5-5-4. 10076371 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . MA 55.00 H My Funny ValentineRichard Rodgers/arr. Mike Smukal. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart gave the jazz world this beautiful ballad, and arranger Mike Smukal sets it as a lush trumpet or flugelhorn solo feature. The entire solo is notated and can effectively be performed with no improvisation. It also features a wonderful double-time section with everything written out, easy ranges, some nice substitute chords and lush harmonies. This arrangement includes optional parts for flute, horn in F, baritone and tuba. This is an exceptional chart at an accessible level! Highly recommended! 10049705 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 48.00 One O'Clock JumpCount Basie/arr. Jeff Hest. This is the original Count Basie chart, recreated by Jeff Hest. Meticulously notated with Basie's simple but timeless piano solo, transcribed solos for first and second tenors, trombone, trumpet and bass, and the mother of all Basie swinging shout choruses, this is a classic that deserves a place in every jazz ensemble's repertoire! Highly recommended! 2701974 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 60.00 H Pennsylvania 6-5000Jerry Gray/arr. John Berry. Here's a perfect touch of swing era nostalgia with this signature tune from the Glenn Miller Orchestra. All the elements of the original are here in this more accessible version including the famous sax melody, written trumpet and alto solos and, of course, full band vocals. A real crowd pleaser! 10028094 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 45.00 H PerdidoJuan Tizol/arr. Victor Lopez. Mambo! Arranger Victor Lopez has masterfully intertwined a mambo and a swing feel in this great Juan Tizol jazz classic. Featuring a fully notated tenor sax solo, lead trumpet range to written A, a brief sax soli and lots of excitement throughout, this chart is pure fun to hear and play! Don't be "lost", play Perdido! Optional expanded instrumentation. 10093181 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 52.00 n Saint Louis BluesW.C Handy/arr. Mike Collins- Dowden. This very playable rendition of the early blues classic opens with a sultry trumpet solo and then breaks into a medium tempo shuffle with a call and response section between the solo trumpet and ensemble. Also featured are a nice sax section soli, an open solo section on everybody's favorite Bb blues changes, and a break strain. Nice chart without being difficult! 10094904 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 50.00 H Shiny StockingsFrank Foster/arr. Greg Yasinitsky. Frank Foster's composition Shiny Stockings is one of the greatest jazz tunes ever for big band. Arranged by Greg Yasinitsky and scored at an accessible level, this chart has all the ingredients you expect plus a few short section solis and an ensemble shout chorus. This arrangement stays very close to the original, yet is more accessible for developing groups. Other features include a written solo for 2nd trumpet with the lead trumpet range to written A above the staff. This Basie classic belongs in every jazz library! Highly recommended! Optional expanded instrumentation. 10071900 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 52.00 H Sing, Sing, SingLouie Prima/arr. Victor Lopez. Yep, this is the Sing, Sing, Sing you know and love, made famous by Gene Krupa and the Benny Goodman Orchestra, only arranged for young players by Victor Lopez. The classic drum solo that can be opened up for as much excitement as the crowd can stand, along with a written-out tenor solo, reasonable brass ranges and lots of meaty ensembles keep this great chart exciting. It will also sound full with reduced instrumentation or with the optional, non-jazz band parts. It's still a showstopper! Highly recommended! 2702806 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . ME 48.00 H Sing, Sing, SingLouis Prima/trans. Mike Lewis. Here it is...perhaps the most recognizable swing tune of all time! This incredible transcription is as close as you're going to come to the original (which included clarinet and less than a full compliment of brass). This chart is scored for a standard 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones and rhythm, but aside from that, it is the original as played by Benny Goodman. Every lick is there, including all the Gene Krupa drum breaks! This chart is a must for every big band's library! 2411486 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 60.00 Sing, Sing, SingLouis Prima/arr. Paul Cook. Now even your beginning jazz band can swing this incredibly popular chart that was made famous by Benny Goodman! You can't find a jazz tune that's more recognizable, and Paul Cook's arrangement at this level is just great. You may even think you've got Gene Krupa playing drums by the time you're done! This arrangement should be in the library of every band that plays music at either the very easy or easy levels. 2354561 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . E 42.00 H Sing, Sing, SingLouis Prima/arr. Gordon Goodwin. A few twists and turns added to the original Benny Goodman swing version make this chart a definite crowd and band pleaser. Gordon Goodwin's arrangement features a clarinet part and an alternate alto 1 part in lieu of clarinet. Solo changes are provided for all saxophone parts and clarinet, and the lead trumpet range is to high F-sharp. While not recorded by Goodwin's Big Phat Band, it's a staple of the band's library and is played often in live performances. It's a wonderful rendition of this big band classic! 10311471 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . A 65.00 H Sing, Sing, SingLouis Prima/arr. Vince Gassi. Accessible and fun to rehearse and play, this timeless swing tune contains all the key ingredients for a real crowd pleaser! It features the iconic drum pattern as it recurs throughout and the solid swing style that has become so familiar over the decades. Other features include easy brass ranges (with trumpet 1 to written E top space), a written drum solo and a big shout chorus as the modulation brings it all home. Here's a great chart that will be an essential part of your jazz ensemble library. Optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10277443 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . E 42.00 SplankyNeal Hefti/arr. Sammy Nestico. For years, directors have been waiting for the release of the original Basie version of this great blues classic. It's full of Sammy's unique ensemble writing and has plenty of room for blues solos. 2185155 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . M 50.00 Pepper Live Experience great new music with leading clinicians. jwpepper.com/events Music on Approval "Limited budget? If so, we know you must order carefully. Our approval service enables you to select only music you are sure to use." —1962 Pepper Guide to Choral Music

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