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2016 Fall Jazz

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4Editors' Choice (Best of 2016 Publications) lNew for 2016 HPepper Basic Library Available via ePrint All Prices in U.S. Dollars & Subject To Publisher Revision 66 jazz ensemble Go to cart Jazz/Rock & Funk easy / medium-easy n Uptown Funk!arr. Michael Sweeney. From Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, this monster hit is the perfect throwback to a funky R&B style! This arrangement for younger players features modest ranges and repetitive yet authentic-sounding rhythms. This outstanding chart is playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations, and the bass lines and piano voicings are written. No solos are required, just a little attitude! Our highest recommendation! 10522944 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 H Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock/arr. Chris Sharp. This accessible chart on Herbie Hancock's funk/rock classic is everything you would want it to be... playable, infectious and in the groove! There's a written or improvised solo for trumpet with easy changes as well as great ensemble passages. Timeless and cool, this tune never gets old! Highly recommended! 10050987 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 55.00 Who Are You?Peter Townshend/arr. Mike Story. Who Are You is a terrific rock classic by The Who that will have audiences singing along. This chart has solos for drum set and piano (or guitar), and the trumpet 1 range is to written F, top line. Additional features include well-notated rhythm section parts, easy ensemble rhythms throughout, and optional flute, clarinet, vibes, horn in F, baritone horn, and tuba parts to expand your jazz band's instrumentation. At a vibrant tempo of 142 bpm, this chart will provide effective programming for any performance. Also playable with optional reduced instrumentation. Rock on! 10424929 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 You're Still a Young Manarr. Mike Story. Here's a soulful yet accessible treatment of this Tower of Power hit song. This chart is played at about 128 bpm in 3/4 time, and the trumpet 1 range is to written E top space. Including a written tenor sax 1 melody solo, it's a superb chart in every respect. Playable with optional reduced or expanded instrumentations. Highly recommended! 10452082 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 Jazz/Rock & Funk Medium-Easy n 1.21 GigawattsRich Woolworth. This high energy, up-tempo jazz/rock original has plenty of space for your drummer to "get his fill." It's also a great vehicle for your soloists to jam over a fast- paced rocker! 10094905 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 H Act Your AgeGordon Goodwin/arr. Peter Blair. Arranger Peter Blair has taken the hot Gordon Goodwin chart Act Your Age and revised it for developing players. "Slick and funky" describes this very accessible arrangement. There are written solos for 1st alto (cued for 2nd alto) and a 1st trumpet solo cued in all four trumpet parts. The lead trumpet has a written A above the staff, but technically this chart is not difficult and will come together quickly to earn a spot in your program. The band will love it, too! Highly recommended! Optional expanded instrumentation. 10093092 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 AfricaPaich & Porcaro/arr. Ralph Ford. Here's a wonderful take on the group Toto's classic rock tune from the '80s. It's solidly scored throughout and sounds amazingly like the original while remaining accessible for developing jazz bands. With nice dynamic contrasts, an uncomplicated melodic line, and a medium rock groove, this chart is one that younger players can really dig into, yet it will sound mature when performed by a more advanced group. More features include: half-note tempo of 90 bpm; written or ad lib solos for alto sax 1 and trombone 1; trumpet 1 range to written G on top of the staff; and optional parts for flute, clarinet and vibes. Great tune, fine chart! 10513875 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 H Aftershock!Larry Barton. This funky rock chart sure is easy enough...but we won't tell anyone! It's bold and contemporary with a big sound and huge impact, along with reasonable ranges and technical demands. An open solo section with written suggested solos and very easy changes will really build confidence in improvising. And, the most amazing thing is that such a playable chart sounds so darn hot! 2347961 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 All About That Bassarr. Victor Lopez. You know it, you love it! This Meghan Trainor megahit is set at around 136 bpm with a solid rock groove, has no solos, and will be a favorite with students and audiences. This Victor Lopez arrangement bounces the melody from section to section, features very easy trumpet ranges, and includes optional parts for expanded instrumentations. The rhythm section, trombone 4 and bari sax carry the bass line while the ensemble rocks along. Hey, it's all about this chart! 10513887 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Area 51Larry Barton. A biting rock groove highlights this high-energy chart for mid-level bands! Everything about this chart is really playable, from ranges to rhythms, so your band will be performance-ready in no time at all. Includes an open solo section over easy rock chords, which is a great way to let everybody stretch out with a little improv work. 2419828 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 38.00 n BackatownTroy Andrews/arr. John Wasson. From Trombone Shorty's acclaimed CD Backatown, here is the hot title cut arranged for big band in a funky medium tempo. Combining the elements of New Orleans second line and contemporary rock styles, this unique chart features a blend of catchy riffs, solid ensemble passages, and stop-time breaks. There are short written or ad lib solos for trumpet and tenor. This chart exudes a spirited and unmistakable New Orleans swagger! 10490289 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 Backrow PoliticsGordon Goodwin/arr. Peter Blair. Peter Blair has adapted this chart for young players from Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chart and it sizzles, yet is accessible! A trumpet section feature with a straight-eighth groove, there are available written trumpet solos for all four parts and the 1st trumpet range is to written G on top of the staff. Optional parts are included for expanded instrumentation. An exciting chart for sure! Highly recommended! 10355570 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Bari, Bari Good!Andy Clark. Here's a super chart to feature the sax player who hardly ever gets the "good" parts! Your bari sax player will love getting some air time in this gospel-rock chart! It includes an open solo section for the bari sax, or any other soloist of your choice. It's a very appealing tune with a big solid sound. 2468254 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 42.00 4 Bari-ed Alive!Erik Sherburne. Here's a straight- ahead, rockin' bari sax solo feature set at 156 bpm. The ensemble has a lot of exposure and the writing has a ton of style. The changes are a variation on the blues form with a little bit of mixed modes to give it just the right feel to suit the title. The solo is entirely written, with some optional sections for improvising. Your brass can bop and dance in the background with their subtle hits that set up the melody, making for an entertaining performance to win over your audiences. If you haven't had a bari sax feature for a while, then this one will be a great choice! 10607066 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Beat ItMichael Jackson/arr. Dallas Burke. From the best-selling album of all time, Thriller, this rock classic from Michael Jackson makes a superb jazz band tune your students and audiences will enjoy. The brass get a chance to shine in a range that's right in the pocket and there are short written or ad- lib solos to feature alto sax, tenor sax and trumpet. Don't miss the short, but effective a cappella section. Bass trombone and bari sax players will dig playing this bass line! 10456814 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 65.00 The Best of Sly & The Family Stonearr. John Wasson. Sly and the Family Stone was a pivotal funk band of the late 1960s pioneering a fusion of funk, rock and soul. Who can forget their landmark performance at Woodstock in 1969? This exciting medley of hits includes Dance to the Music, I Want to Take You Higher, Sing a Simple Song, and Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again). 10343802 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 n BirdlandJosef Zawinul/arr. John Higgins. Here's a solid, very playable arrangement of the modern jazz classic made famous by Weather Report and Manhattan Transfer. It includes a written solo for alto sax. The strong groove and carefully notated articulation and style markings make this a great piece to teach the jazz-rock style! 2086064 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 4 Birdland (Little Big Band)Josef Zawinul/ arr. Rick Stitzel. Joe Zawinul and Weather Report turned the jazz world on its ear with this iconic fusion composition from their 1977 album Heavy Weather. Arranged here for six horns and rhythm section, this version retains all the drive and uplifting energy of the original. Instrumentation: six horns (ATB saxes, two trumpets, one trombone) plus four rhythm with optional additional parts for alto, tenor and trombone. Perfect for smaller programs, or additional ensemble opportunities! 10617894 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 More than a small group collection! JAZZ COMBO PLUS Ryan Fraley. Jazz Combo Plus is an innovative, performance- ready collection featuring six original charts for small jazz groups. Additional features include flexible instrumentation with three parts in each wind book, free online play-along tracks for every part, improvisation clinics, and transcribed solos. The demonstration solos are provided by amazing guest musicians and are transcribed in actual note-for-note versions as well as easier versions. Additional instructional content is provided in each book. This collection does more than provide interesting and solid performance repertoire for intermediate groups in a variety of styles, it also gives students and directors clear and substantial resources for learning and teaching all aspects of the jazz genre. 10556510 Instrs. in C Treble M 12.95 10556511 Bb Instruments . . M 12.95 10556512 Eb Instruments. . . M 12.95 10556513 F Instruments . . . . M 12.95 10556514 Bass Clef Instruments . . . . . M 12.95 10556515 Guitar/Vibes . . . . . . M 8.95 10556516 Piano . . . . . . . . . . . M 8.95 10556517 Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . M 8.95 10556518 Drum Set . . . . . . . . M 8.95 10556519 Score . . . . . . . . . . M 18.95 e Pepper Guarantee "If you wish to return all or part of it for credit, that is YOUR priviledge." —1920 Everything Musical, JW Pepper & Son " I checked out the Editors' Choice feature online and I must say it is very cool. I have already bookmarked some pieces for the next order." — Charles A. Kunz High School Band Director, Fishers, IN VALENTINO REPAIR KITS 5973592 Deluxe Repair Kit . . . 399.00 5973591 Standard Repair Kit . 199.00

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