J.W. Pepper Catalogs

2016 Fall Jazz

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63 Order Toll Free! Call 1.800.345.6296 / w: jwpepper.com / e: satisfaction@jwpepper.com jazz ensemble Go to cart Jazz/Rock & Funk very easy / easy n Our First Jazz Concert (Budget Stretching 4-Pack)Bob Lowden, Andy Clark, Les Aldrich & Ken Harris. Don't miss this budget stretching pack of charts for young jazz bands that includes Starting Point by Bob Lowden, Bottom Line by Andy Clark, I'll Just Pretend by Les Aldrich, and A Rock by Ken Harris. This outstanding set provides two rock tunes, a swing tune and a ballad giving your group quality materials for getting started on a positive note. Suggested solos are included for A Rock. All charts are audience pleasers and educationally sound with the set costing less than half the price if they were purchased separately. Included are links for free, full performance Mp3 downloads of the four tunes from the publisher. A great value in every respect! 10369394 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 Polar VortexVictor Lopez. Polar Vortex by Victor Lopez is designed to guarantee young jazz ensemble success! With a haunting melody, it will capture the imagination with a jazz/rock, even eighth note style at a tempo of about 126 bpm. There's a written alto sax solo, the trumpet 1 range is to E top space, and everything you need is written out to ensure successful rehearsals and performances. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Check it out! 10513988 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 Riders on the Stormarr. Mike Story. Mike Story's chart on The Doors' rock classic is one that will please audiences and young players. In a medium rock style, it features a written piano solo, easy brass ranges, and easy rhythms. It's a solid arrangement and true to the original for the grade level, plus it's playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Highly recommended! 10513869 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Rock HeroVictor Lopez. Here's an easy-to- play rock chart with a haunting melody for young players. Victor Lopez makes it very accessible to young players with little or no jazz ensemble experience. Everything is written out plus the chart has a solo section with a suggested solo for all or selected winds. With limited brass ranges it's also playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Highly recommended! 10277261 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Spinning Wheelarr. Michael Sweeney. Everyone will instantly recognize this rock classic from the supergroup Blood, Sweat And Tears. The perfect arrangement for teaching rock to young groups, this is also fun to play! 2182491 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Squeeze on the KneesDean Sorenson. Let your young jazz band rock on with with this driving rock chart. At 132 bpm it roars from the very first bar! With ultimately flexible instrumentation, it's playable with just four horns and three rhythm on up to standard jazz band instrumentation and beyond. Regardless of the selected instrumentation, it sounds full and complete. Additional options include solo opportunities for all using only the notes from the concert Eb mixolydian scale from the included transposed scale sheet. The solo section can be repeated as many times as necessary with backgrounds cued as desired. For soloists wishing not to improvise, a suggested solo is included in all parts. Squeeze on the Knees is a a great learning tool and performance chart! Highly recommended! 10368191 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 4 Street SmartDoug Beach & George Shutack. Take a strong R & B groove, add a fun-to-play melody with a catchy hook, stir in some solid ensemble writing, and you have the recipe for a rock chart that will be a hit with students and audiences alike. The solo section features a 16-bar blues that will be a great vehicle for young soloists to develop their jazz chops. Scored at the very easy level for five horns with rhythm section and expandable to full big band, there are written or improvised solos for all players, and optional parts for flute, clarinet and horn in F are included. 10568031 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Twist and Shoutarr. Paul Murtha. Recorded by the Beatles in 1963, and years later prominently featured in the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," this catchy rock favorite never grows old. This arrangement gives every section of the band a chance to play the melody at some point, and no solos are required. Easy to learn, this one is sure to be tons of fun for players, parents and audiences everywhere! It's also playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Any way you play, it's highly recommended! 10461406 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 l Uma Thurmanarr. John Berry. From the group Fall Out Boy, here is their high energy rock hit that features a relentless rock beat and quotes from the familiar '60s television series The Munsters. This easy-to-learn arrangement will quickly become one of your students' favorites, and a memorable choice for any performance. It's also playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10625173 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Viva La VidaColdplay/arr. John Berry. Recorded by Coldplay in 2008, Viva La Vida has shown it has staying power with its strong rhythmic base and catchy melodies. This very easy chart will come together quickly with limited rehearsal time. Perfect for young jazz bands, it's playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations and the bass lines and piano voicings are completely notated. 10523764 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 What Makes You Beautifularr. John Berry. Recorded by the boy-band sensation OneDirection, here is a terrific version for young jazz band of one of their most recognizable hits. Written in a driving rock style, this solid arrangement will go together quickly and is playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. A teaching unit with exercises for melody and rhythm is included. 10376192 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 What's Cookin'Victor Lopez. Here's what's cookin'... a Latin/rock chart with a cool melody! Victor Lopez keeps the groove simmering throughout this fun chart. Very easy brass ranges, plenty of optional/alternate parts, and a versatile written solo section so all, some, or one player can solo. Your band will sound great and have fun playing this chart... and learn basic jazz articulation too! Highly recommended! Optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10092952 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Yonkers Is CallingDean Sorenson. Hello! Your funk chart is ready for pick-up! A perfect vehicle for teaching 16th-note rhythms, Yonkers Is Calling has something for everyone. With a tempo around 100 bpm, it features crisp horn lines and plenty of space for the rhythm section. The drummer lays down the rhythm over a unison melody leading to the open solo section. Anyone can improvise using the scale sheets on only a single scale, or they can play the written solos included in all the parts. There is some solo space for the drummer in the shout chorus, and the instrumentation is completely flexible - from four horns with rhythm section on up to augmented jazz band instrumentation. This is a call you need to take! 10521246 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 Jazz/Rock & Funk Easy H 25 or 6 to 4Robert Lamm/arr. Mike Story. You know it, you love it! The opening motive is very catchy on this authentic sounding chart on the rock classic made famous by the group Chicago. Master arranger Mike Story works his magic to create an accessible, fun-to-play jazz ensemble chart. Everything you need is written out, including brief solos for trumpet 1, trombone 1 and optional guitar. With easy brass ranges, it's easy to rehearse and play, but still a hard- driving chart. Very nice! Optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10277420 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 4 Along for the RideMike Story. What a great title! This fun original is clearly a great rock arrangement for young jazz bands. Additional features include specific articulation notations, easy brass ranges, a written tenor sax solo (the ride), reduced or expanded instrumentation options, plus it's a fun chart to play. This appealing rocker is everything you need! 10593755 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 n AngelWes Montgomery/arr. Les Sabina. Here's a Wes Montgomery bossa/rock tune that grooves along at around 145 bpm with the melody line played by tenor 1 and trumpet 2. With very playable ensemble sections and hits, this is a great vehicle for teaching style and ensemble cohesiveness. The solos are written or ad lib for tenor sax and piano, the lead trumpet range is to written E top space, and optional parts are included for vibes, flute, clarinet and more. This one is accessible, solid, and includes nice contrasts. Angel is one you don't want to miss! 10513855 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 ApacheJerry Lordan/arr. John Berry. Originally recorded in 1961 by Jorgen Ingmann, but better known for the 1981 recording by The Sugarhill Gang, this funky hit remains a favorite. Feature your drummer or an additional percussionist (bongos, congas, or timbales) on this solid chart scored for young jazz bands. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations, it's highly recommended! 10297524 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 Applausearr. John Berry. Characterized by a rhythmic and syncopated pulse throughout, Lady Gaga hits the magic button yet again with this catchy and memorable pop hit. Here's a solid chart that your players and audiences alike are sure to enjoy. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10427418 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Baby That's What I Need (a.k.a. Walk Tall) arr. Vince Gassi. This tune is better known as Walk Tall and was originally performed by Cannonball Adderley's quintet. It has a gospel flavored R&B groove and the features include a lead trumpet range to written F top line, a written tenor sax solo that trades with the ensemble. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations, it's a very cool chart! 10355568 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 H Back in the DayLarry Neeck. Take a retro- rock groove, add some tasty unison licks, and you get Back in the Day, a fun-to-play crowd pleaser perfect for your developing jazz band. Your budding rockers will get a chance to shine in the short solo section with the included suggested solos. Easy to prepare and fun to play, Back in the Day will get your band rockin' like the '60s in no time! Optional reduced instrumentation. 10071414 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Big SkyDean Sorenson. At about 180 bpm, Big Sky is an easy straight-eighth groove chart with open harmonies and lush colors. Everyone in the band gets a chance to play the melody... even the trombones! The features include moderate ranges, notated rhythm section parts, and an open solo section. Any player can solo with notes from the concert Bb major scale using the included transposed scale sheet, and the solo section can be repeated as many times as necessary with backgrounds cued as desired. For students who wish not to improvise, a suggested solo is included in all parts. Scored for full jazz ensemble, it will sound full and complete with an optional minimum instrumentation of nine players (AAT Saxes, 2 Trumpets, 1 Trombone and PBD Rhythm). Include more players by using any or all of the included Flute, Clarinet, F Horn, Tuba, and Baritone T.C. parts. This chart will compliment any young jazz band program! 10368173 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n The Blues Brothers Rockin' Soul Revuearr. Paul Murtha. No one brought musical energy and excitement to the stage, TV and film like the Blues Brothers! Here's a concise and accessible medley of their biggest hits, including I Can't Turn You Loose, Soul Man and Gimme Some Lovin.' This one is fun, rocks hard, and is playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations! 10522948 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Budget Stretching Jazz Saver Pack No. 1 Paul Clark, Ken Harris, Larry Neeck & James Swearingen. This budget-saving pack is an outstanding collection of four jazz charts for young players that includes Time Out by Ken Harris, Just Before I Close My Eyes by Larry Neeck, The Preacher Man by Jim Swearingen and Low Rider by Paul Clark. The set includes a swing tune, a solo ballad feature for alto sax or trumpet, and two rock tunes and will provide your group with quality teaching materials as well as audience-friendly music that is sure to please. The full set of four charts is less than half of the cost of the tunes if purchased separately, and the set includes links for free full-performance mp3 downloads of the four charts. 10457909 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 Call Me Maybearr. Paul Murtha. Characterized by a strong rhythmic pulse throughout and a catchy melody, this upbeat hit by Carly Rae Jepson will go together quickly and sound great. It requires no solos and is playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations! 10374180 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Can You Dig It?George Shutack. This trendy George Shutack original features a funky rock groove that students will love to play over and over. Add to that a strong melody with solid ensemble voicings, and you have a chart that's ideal for young jazz players. Scored for four horns with rhythm section and expandable to full big band, with written or improvised solos for all, and optional parts for expanded instrumentations, this rocker has tons of energy and drive! You'll dig it! 10499207 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 n ChameleonHerbie Hancock/arr. Michael Sweeney. Herbie Hancock's classic funk tune is finally available for younger groups! Mike's arrangement preserves the flavor of the original in a playable arrangement that your students are sure to "get into." 2123396 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 H The ChickenAlfred Ellis/arr. Mike Story. The original version of The Chicken was released in 2001 and has been a top seller every year. Now Mike Story has arranged it for younger jazz groups without losing the original style and infectious fun! Beginning with a gospel style chorale introduction, the band transitions into a funky rock groove with an easy-to-play and hip bass line. This outstanding chart for young jazz bands features a 16-bar suggested alto sax solo and easy trumpet 1 range to written E top space. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Don't miss it! Our highest recommendation! 10303578 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 n Come Sail AwayDennis DeYoung/arr. Paul Murtha. Recorded by the group Styx in 1977, this chart opens in a rock ballad style featuring a written solo for alto saxophone. The mood then shifts to a driving rock pulse displaying the brass on the powerful strains of the chorus. It's playable with as few as 4 saxes, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, piano, bass and drums. Solid rock and roll for young players! 10016140 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 " Your website has been my search engine tool of choice when finding music of any type." — Rudy Cordeiro, School Music Director Herndon, VA

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