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2017 Fall Jazz

J.W. Pepper Music Catalog

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97 Order Toll Free! Call 1.800.345.6296 / w: jwpepper.com / e: satisfaction@jwpepper.com jazz ensemble Go to cart Christmas & Holiday medium-easy n A Big Band Christmas IIarr. Carl Strommen. You will want this exceptional chart! Great standard holiday tunes gift wrapped in a wonderful arrangement by Carl Strommen! Includes: Here Comes Santa Claus; Santa Claus Is Coming To Town; Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas and Auld Lang Syne. A musical mix of styles and tempos really make this work. If you look at one holiday chart this season, make it this one! Highly recommended! 2443323 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 H Big Band Holidayarr. Carl Strommen. Great popular holiday standards, an accessible arrangement that will sound great with a few rehearsals and a variety of styles make this medley the ideal holiday concert chart! There are brief, notated solos for 2nd trombone and 1st alto sax with plenty of ensemble playing throughout. Three of these tunes are arranged in a swing style at different tempos and a ballad is included for added variety. There are options for reduced or expanded instrumentations. This winning medley includes: I'll Be Home for Christmas; Santa Claus is Coming to Town; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and Frosty the Snowman. Highly recommended! 10028071 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Big Noise from the North Polearr. Mike Collins-Dowden. Jingle Bells meets Big Noise from Winnetka, complete with minor key and the drummer laying down a Krupa groove! It swings hard from top to bottom, has no solos, and is very clever. With limited brass ranges, this arrangement is playable by groups of almost any age and provides a great way to feature a drummer. This chart will be the most fun you have playing a Christmas tune all year! Highly recommended! 10517403 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 Caribbean Christmasarr. Doug Beach & George Shutack. This infectious islands chart is sure to light up any holiday concert! Caribbean Christmas is a medley featuring Joy to the World, Good King Wenceslas and We Wish You a Merry Christmas, all with solid ensemble writing, spots for improvisation, and a burning groove. Full of fun and excitement, this one will have them wanting to get up and dance to their favorite holiday tune! 10515792 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n Carol of the Bellsarr. Paul Clark. Take a familiar holiday classic, give it to a creative arranger, and you get a hard-driving rock chart that's filled with instrumental and dynamic contrasts. After an attention-grabbing introduction, a few bars of the melody are played quietly in 3/4. Then it's straight- ahead rock in 4/4! The open solo section for any instrument has only two chords, and the chart works fine even if the solo section is omitted. The trumpets never leave the staff, and it's playable with optional limited instrumentation. It's the perfect "something different" for holiday concerts! 10311477 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 H A Charlie Brown ChristmasVince Guaraldi/ arr. Paul Murtha. Vince Guaraldi's music provided a level of jazz sophistication for the popular Charlie Brown television specials, and his holiday offerings were some of the best! This appealing medley includes Linus and Lucy; Skating; O Tannenbaum and Christmas Time is Here. Highly recommended as the hit of the season! 2702201 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 H A Child Is BornThad Jones/arr. John Denton. This wonderful jazz standard by Thad Jones moves smoothly through a few styles - first as a ballad, then as a moderate jazz waltz, then as a bossa in four, and back to the jazz waltz feel - all the while keeping the beauty and integrity of the original. Written or ad lib solos are for alto sax and trumpet. Gorgeous chord voicings and tasty contrapuntal lines support this beautiful tune in a very tasteful way! 2701948 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 n A Child Is BornThad Jones/arr. Mike Carubia. Thad Jones' most popular and unforgettable composition will provide your players with a great ballad experience. Mike Carubia's tasteful arrangement captures all the charm of the original without the difficulty, and features a written piano and optional flute melody to start the second chorus. Also appropriate for holiday performances, A Child is Born will capture the hearts of your audiences and the young musicians who play this soulful tune. Highly recommended! 10280869 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 H A Chili Pepper Christmasarr. Doug Beach & George Shutack. Though it took some time and effort to convince the famous "Chili Pepper" to tackle the concept of holiday music, it's finally a reality! Featuring three great classics, I Saw Three Ships, Angels We Have Heard on High, and Jingle Bells, this samba style medley at the medium level is a joyous celebration of the holidays. While improvisation is encouraged, sheets with written solo lines for both open sections are included. Highly recommended! 10345366 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 n Christmas and Holiday Jazz Saver Pack No. 1 arr. Paul Clark. All wrapped up in a special budget-saving jazz pack are four wonderful Christmas charts by master arranger Paul Clark. Included are complete arrangements of Good King Wenceslas; Still, Still, Still; Jingle Bells and Funky Ol' Saint Nick. All arrangements fall at the medium-easy level — the styles include two rock charts, a ballad and a swing tune providing a well- rounded set perfect for any holiday or winter concert performance. These charts are very audience- friendly and the whole set costs less than half the cost of the same tunes if purchased separately. Included in the set are links for free full-performance mp3 downloads of all four charts. A great Christmas gift to you, your students and audiences! 10371299 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 n Christmas and Holiday Jazz Saver Pack No. 2 arr. Andy Clark & Paul Clark. Load up on holiday favorites with these terrific arrangements of four popular Chistmas charts in one outstanding Budget- Stretching Jazz Pack. Included are Swing the Songs of Christmas, Santa Rocks the House, and Up on the Housetop arranged by Paul Clark, and Joy to the World arranged by Andy Clark. All the charts are written at the medium-easy grade level, and the full set of four charts is less than half of the cost of the tunes if purchased separately. The set also includes links for free full performance mp3 downloads of the four charts. Fun, audience-friendly music that will be the hit of your holiday performances! 10457911 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 68.00 Christmas Islandarr. Paul Murtha. Composed in the '40s and originally recorded by the Andrews Sisters, Christmas Island has been recorded countless times since then, notably by Ella Fitzgerald and also by Leon Redbone as heard in the movie "Elf." Paul Murtha's version is set in a medium swing style with cool voicings for younger jazz bands. 10461386 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 Go Tell It on the Mountainarr. Roy Phillippe. If you're looking for a real powerhouse number, this is it! After a slow intro in 12/8, this spiritual gets the gospel rock treatment. They'll even get to swing a bit in the shout chorus. A real cookin' chart! 2442986 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 H Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmasarr. Alan Baylock. As recorded by the USAF Airmen of Note and arranged by Alan Baylock in the style of Li'l Darlin', this slow swing chart is an ideal selection for the holidays. It features no improvised solos but it has a written trumpet melody solo, lead trumpet range to written G on top of the staff, and it's technically a very easy chart to play. Get the slow groove, and it's a lock! Another superb Baylock arrangement, this chart will be the centerpiece of any holiday performance! Our highest recommendation! Option expanded instrumentation. 10093165 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)arr. John Berry. Cowritten and made famous by Gene Autry, here is one of the most famous holiday standards ever! This accessible chart features a Basie style and a medium swing tempo, and it's an outstanding choice for any holiday performance. Including written or improvised solos for trumpet and alto, this will be the one the parents will remember! Highly recommended! 10072808 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 Holiday Joy (based on Ode to Joy)arr. Victor Lopez. Based on Beethoven's Ode to Joy, this chart begins with a slow and melodic hymn-style chorale then switches to a jazz/rock feel for the development. This chart has a nice rock groove, interesting harmony, no individual solos and the lead trumpet player's highest note is a written A-flat. Optional parts are included for flute, horn in F, baritone/tenor sax and tuba. A very pleasant change of pace for your holiday concert! 10049699 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 4 I'll Be Home for Christmasarr. Peter Blair. Here's an ideal holiday chart that will sound great and be easy to rehearse. Start with a holiday classic played around 92 bpm in a light rock groove, add written melody solos, plus easy ranges, and it's a win-win for everyone! Optional parts are included for augmented instrumentations as well as an optional part for vibes. This Christmas classic is the perfect addition to your holiday or winter concert repertoire. Highly recommended! 10753981 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 n I'll Be Home for Christmasarr. Dallas Burke. Dallas Burke's chart on this perennial holiday favorite will be a pleasure for your band to play and your audience to hear! Set in a moderate tempo and generally subtle, this swing version can be worked up in no time and ready for the concert that snuck up on you just a little too quickly. Featured are a written trumpet solo and a highly effective sax- section soli, plus some great ensemble writing that really swings. This fine chart is one that will live on in your library for years to come! 10605786 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 65.00 I'll Be Home for Christmasarr. Greg Yasinitsky. No sentimental ballad here! This medium-tempo swing version is a refreshing change to the old holiday standard, and it won't take long to get ready either! There's easy block section writing and a nice written solo to feature your lead trombone. An excellent choice for your holiday concert! 2467942 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 It's the Holiday SeasonKay Thompson/arr. Roger Holmes. Here's an appealing and well-known holiday standard set in a medium swing style. It features classic tutti big band figures and will be quick to assemble during the hectic Christmas season. This contemporary Christmas tune is perfect for any holiday occasion! 10052580 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 Jazzin' the Worldarr. Victor Lopez. You'll want to play this superb holiday medley featuring Joy to the World; Silent Night; Deck the Halls and Greensleeves for sure! This chart can be performed with each tune played individually or as the full medley in a variety of styles and tempos. The features include a lead trumpet range to written G on top of the staff, an auxiliary percussion part, and optional parts for flute, clarinet, and vibraphone. This arrangement will cover all your holiday needs, plus it will sound great! Highly recommended! 10593769 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 Jingle Bell Boogiearr. Bryan Kidd. This screamin' arrangement features a blending of an 8-to-the-bar boogie woogie and Rumba in a classic big band setting. The saxes take the melody with some gritty plunger work in the brass to really give this chart some character. A hot tenor sax solo is followed by a swinging shout chorus that is sure to bring down the house! The showtime-style ending makes this the perfect chart to close your holiday concert. This one is hot! 2477361 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 n Joy to the Worldarr. Rich Woolworth. Add some funk to your next holiday concert with Rich Woolworth's inventive take on the familiar Christmas tune Joy To the World! It features a funky half-time swing feel, some effective dynamic contrasts, and written or improvised solos for alto sax and/or trumpet. This one is definitely something new and different for winter or holiday performances! 10605788 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 n Mister Jinglesarr. Bob Turner. Mister Jingles is a lighthearted jazz waltz version of the holiday favorite Jingle Bells that will be welcomed change-of-pace programming for any holiday jazz performance! Played at around 168 bpm, it includes interesting ensemble passages, a light and airy jazz style, and a written or improvised piano solo near the end. This unique chart is also available as a flexible instrumentation combo chart (Pepper number 10517612). 10517620 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 The Most Wonderful Time of the Yeararr. Paul Murtha. Composed in 1963 and initially recorded by Andy Williams, this holiday favorite has remained immensely popular through the years and has been recorded by countless artists. Treated here in a light jazz waltz style, this chart for developing players adds a nice festive touch to any holiday or winter concert. Highly recommended! 10523758 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 BEST SELLERS Christmas and Holiday Medium-Easy Buy with confidence! These works, listed in order of their popularity, are chosen most often by directors. Big Noise from the North Pole— arr. Mike Collins-Dowden. 10517403 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 The Most Wonderful Time of the Year— arr. Paul Murtha. 10523758 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 A Charlie Brown Christmas— Vince Guaraldi/arr. Paul Murtha. 2702201 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 Whoa Christmas Tree! (How Funky Are Thy Branches?)— arr. Mike Collins-Dowden. 10605806 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 I'll Be Home for Christmas—arr. Dallas Burke. 10605786 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.00 Jazzin' the World—arr. Victor Lopez. 10593769 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 10593769E Jazz Ensemble ePrint. . . . . . . 48.00 Big Band Holiday—arr. Carl Strommen. 10028071 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 48.00 All I Want for Christmas Is You— Carey & Afanasieff/arr. John Berry. 10461384 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 10461384E Jazz Ensemble ePrint. . . . . . . 45.00 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas— arr. Alan Baylock. 10093165 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 10093165E Jazz Ensemble ePrint. . . . . . . 52.00 A Chili Pepper Christmas— arr. Doug Beach & George Shutack. 10345366 Jazz Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . 52.00 10345366E Jazz Ensemble ePrint. . . . . . . 52.00 " You are all easy and fun to work with, and that means a great deal." —Tom Seaton, Woodland, CA

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