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2016 Fall Jazz

J.W. Pepper Music Catalog

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65 Order Toll Free! Call 1.800.345.6296 / w: jwpepper.com / e: satisfaction@jwpepper.com jazz ensemble Go to cart Jazz/Rock & Funk easy 4 Contents Under PressureVince Gassi. Here's a funky rock chart for young jazz bands, played at about 120 bpm. A written solo for tenor sax, accessible brass ranges, a catchy melody, and clear articulations are additional features. The easy stop-time section after the solo is especially effective and offers opportunities for some easy drum fills. All this, plus it's playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Get your funk on! 10593751 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 H Frankensteinarr. Paul Murtha. It's the 1973 Rock classic from the Edgar Winter Group! Carefully adapted for younger groups with reasonable ranges and solid scoring, your players will have a blast with this one! Also includes written or ad lib. solos for alto and/or trumpet. Rock on! 2476959 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Grabbin' Some AirDean Sorenson. Get your program off the ground! Grabbin' Some Air is an exciting funk chart with catchy melodies and punchy figures that recall the great horn bands. At about 100 bpm, this easy chart features completely flexible instrumentation and is playable by any four horns and rhythm section on up to standard jazz ensemble instrumentation and beyond. Regardless of the selected instrumentation, it will sound full and complete. Young soloists can improvise using only the notes of the concert D natural minor scale with the included transposed scale sheet. Any instrument can solo, and the solo section can be repeated as many times as necessary with backgrounds cued as desired. For soloists wishing not to improvise, there is a suggested solo included in all parts. Tons of teaching opportunities here! Highly recommended! 10368181 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Green OnionsBooker T. Jones/arr. Roger Holmes. Your students will feel so cool playing this one! It's the slow-cooking, minor-key rock- shuffle tune that became a trademark for Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Although the written-out solos are scored for alto or tenor and trumpet, the chord changes are so easy that anyone could solo on them. This will be a guaranteed favorite with your band! Highly recommended! 2472906 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Grooved Pavement AheadBrad Ciechomski. The funky groove starts right away and never lets up in this accessible rock chart for young jazz bands. Punchy lines coupled with colorful harmonies set this piece apart. The solos are for anyone with the scale sheets for all instruments, or the suggested solos included in all the parts. A special feature is the drummer trading with the ensemble near the end. There are also options for reduced or expanded instrumentations. Part of the First Place for Jazz Series, this is sure to be a crowd pleaser! 10521238 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 Happy (from "Despicable Me 2")Pharrell Williams/arr. John Berry. Here's an easy yet great-sounding chart on the hit song from "Despicable Me 2" by Pharrell Williams that just never seems to get old! The melody is skillfully bounced from section to section, and there are no solos required. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations, this will be a real favorite. Highly recommended! 10461390 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n The Incredibles (Medley)Michael Giacchino/ arr. Paul Murtha. Here are the main themes from this highly successful animated movie arranged for younger jazz bands! With its unique mix of spy/adventure music reminiscent of the '60s and with a touch of cool jazz, it's perfect for jazz ensembles. This one is sure to be a hit with your players and add something different to your next performance! 10005189 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 H The Jazz PoliceGordon Goodwin/arr. Victor Lopez. Here's a very hip jazz/rock adaptation of Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chart for developing jazz ensembles. It's true to the original style and concept, but made accessible for the real world. The driving bass and funky lines will engage the band, the audience and you. Features include written solos for alto and tenor sax, and a lead trumpet range to written G on top of the staff. Optional parts are included for flute, horn in F, baritone and tuba.You know your band will be all over this chart! It's hot! Very highly recommended! 10093090 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Jive SambaNat Adderley/arr. Terry White. This jazz standard is a medium Latin/rock chart and a great tune by Nat Adderley for young players. The solos are written out for tenor sax (cued for alto sax), trumpet 1 (cued for trombone). The lead trumpet range goes to written E top space, and it's playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Excellent chart, no jive! Highly recommended! 10353490 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 4 Lab ReportEthan Freier. Lab Report begins with a driving rock beat that transitions to swing and then back again and continues to alternate throughout. A unison horn soli teaches phrasing and articulation while adding an interesting texture. This easy- level original features moderate ranges, notated rhythm section parts, an open solo section, a short drum solo, a stop-time development section, and optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. An exceptional teaching and performance chart! 10607148 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 4 Learn to Flyarr. John Berry. This rocker recorded by the Foo Fighters has remained a favorite ever since its release in 1999. John Berry expertly trades the melody around from section to section in this great-sounding chart for young players that requires no solos. Also, it's playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10617920 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 n Mercy, Mercy, MercyJosef Zawinul/arr. Mike Story. A must-have chart for every young jazz band! This classic jazz/rock favorite by Joe Zawinul is masterfully arranged for young jazz bands with an easy rock feel by Mike Story. This chart has a simple written out piano solo, a trumpet 1 range to written D fourth line, a tempo at about 100 beats per minute, and a very catchy melody. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. It will sound great and it's easy to play, enough said! Highly recommended! 10355608 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 H Mercy, Mercy, MercyJosef Zawinul/arr. Robert Woods. Joe Zawinul's perennial jazz favorite gets a really accessible and solid treatment in this arrangement that is modeled after the legendary Cannonball Adderly Quintet recording from 1966. The happy, gospel-rock style is one that is always fun to hear and play and now young jazz players can experience it in this easiest version published to date. It's scored for full jazz ensemble instrumentation, but will sound full and complete with a minimum of 3 saxes (AAT), 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, piano, bass and drums. Highly recommended! 10029141 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 Moves Like Jaggerarr. Paul Murtha. Recorded by Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera, this infectious dance tune is popular on the airwaves as well as in television commercials. With catchy riffs and a driving rock style, Paul Murtha's chart is skillfully scored to give everyone a taste of the melody. An optional, flexible solo section is included. Additional features include suggested solos, chord/scale sheets in all keys, and options for reduced or expanded instrumentations. Highly recommended! 10343806 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 Mustang SallyBonny Rice/arr. Victor Lopez. Mustang Sally is a terrific pop/rock classic for young jazz ensembles that really works! This nice little chart by Victor Lopez features a written solo for alto sax, a trumpet 1 range to written E top space and you can even expand your band if needed with the included optional parts for flute, clarinet and vibraphone. Also playable with optional reduced instrumentation, the tempo is set at about 126 BPM. Ride on, Sally, ride on! Highly recommended! 10355612 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Peter GunnHenry Mancini/arr. Mike Lewis. The ever-popular Henry Mancini theme has never sounded more hip! And, it's never been easier to play than in this Mike Lewis arrangement for young jazz ensembles. All the ranges and rhythms have been carefully considered to make this chart playable by any level ensemble. You will be amazed at just how good this song sounds with reduced technical demands. Guaranteed to be a hit with kids and parents alike! 2403095 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Peter GunnHenry Mancini/arr. Paul Murtha. One of the classic TV themes of all time! Paul Murtha's authentic sounding arrangement for young players includes a short, written solo for alto sax along with all the familiar ensemble passages. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. You can't go wrong with this one! Highly recommended! 10297522 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 H Play that Funky MusicRobert Parissi/arr. Mike Story. Yes, your young band can get funky- but only arranger Mike Story can take a pop tune like Play That Funky Music and make it come alive for the young jazz ensemble. Simple rhythms, effective and colorful harmonies, and easy written solos for trumpet and trombone are only a few highlights. Easy to assemble and great fun! Optional reduced or expanded instrumentation. 10071748 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 RebootVince Gassi. Here's a drivin', kind of funky rock chart that'll grab you with its infectious hook and way cool, blues-centric melody. Check out the short written solos for alto sax 1 and trumpet 1 and by the way, don't miss the very hip bridge. A modulation steps it up a notch and the brass parts are reasonable. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10277512 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Roararr. Victor Lopez. Here's a Katy Perry pop tune your jazz ensemble will enjoy playing and the audience will recognize and appreciate! The tempo is around 164 bpm, there are no solos, it's got a big ensemble sound, the trumpet 1 range is to written F top line, and the drum part has a solid back- beat. Optional parts are included for expanded instrumentations. It works great! 10452104 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Rock You Like a Hurricanearr. Paul Murtha. Recorded in 1984 by the German rock group Scorpions, this classic hard rock hit remains popular in today's culture thanks to sporting events, video games, TV and film. The features include a "shredding" introduction leading to a full ensemble statement and short written solos for alto sax, trombone and trumpet. This version for jazz band is easy to learn, yet remains true to the original and will sound great with young players. It's also playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. A rock anthem! 10490305 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 4 Shut Up and Dancearr. John Berry. Recorded by the American alternative rock band Walk the Moon, this contemporary rock hit features a driving pulse and catchy melodic lines. With the melody traded between the saxes and trumpets, this accessible chart also features plenty of solid, full-ensemble scoring. No solos are required, and a full band statement rounds out this infectious and instantly recognizable song. Playable with optional expanded or reduced instrumentations, this one will make a big splash with audiences and students! Highly recommended! 10556784 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 Sideways Walking DogZachary Smith. Sideways Walking Dog features a Latin/rock groove at around 180 bpm with very simple rhythms and a great melody line. Additional features include easy brass ranges, a written solo for tenor sax, and written-out drum fills. Clever, plus easy to play, plus well-written equals a quality chart! Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10452072 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 n SidewinderLee Morgan/arr. Paul Murtha. There aren't many jazz standards written in a rock style, and this Lee Morgan tune is one of the best! Now available for younger bands, with a funky bossa groove and hot horn punches! 2454833 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 4 Spin CycleMike Pinto. Change up the feel on your next program with this hip, pop/rock style chart that features a catchy melody and contemporary harmonies. The groove, at about 104 bpm, catches right off the top and the scoring is safe and solid for younger groups. The guitar solo is an excellent choice for the style. If you recognize a strong influence from the great music of Sting, you are on the right track. A great contrast to more traditional charts, Spin Cycle is also playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. 10604636 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 Steep and DeepJeff Jarvis. Given the widespread popularity and accessibility of this writer's funk charts, you'll enjoy this original for developing groups. It's an easier funk tune and features melodic content without the usual double- time 16th-note figures. A solid introduction sets up a tuneful melody, and the funk groove is coupled with a rich chord progression that provides plenty of audience and player appeal. Solo sheets for Eb, Bb, C and Bass Clef instruments are offered for the open solo section and the chart is playable by as few as 9 and as many as 17 players. It also includes a guitar chord chart and optional parts for flute, clarinet, horn in F, tuba, and vibes. Nice! 10191212 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 l Time for a ChangeJeff Jarvis. Time For A Change is an accessible original utilizing a variety of rhythmic figures and a groove that is reminiscent of the popular Michael MacDonald and Doobie Brothers tunes of the 1980s. With interesting chord progressions throughout, this easy level chart employs a tuneful melody, and is playable by as few as 9 players and expandable to full big band instrumentation of 17 players or more. The solo section features written or ad lib solos for any player using the solo sheets provided, and optional parts are included for flute, clarinet, French horn, tuba, and vibes. 10604648 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00

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