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  • Crank It Up
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    Based on a twelve bar blues and built on syncopated melodic ideas that build in intensity when layered on top of each other, Crank It Up is a riff-based swing chart to get the toes tapping!Genre: Beginner Jazz Series | # of...
  • Dog Walkin' Shuffle (Jazz Ens Gr. 1)
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    Dog Walkin’ Shuffle is a fun shuffle feel piece for a grooving rhythm section with traditional riff based figures for the horns and some room for improvising soloists. It’s a shout out to the great shuffle...
  • Follow the Leader
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    Follow The Leader is intended as a fun, up tempo swing chart that introduces young musicians to stylistic elements echoing classic big band tunes such as ‘Little Brown Jug’ (in the melodic bass line) or...
  • Jamming in a Lifeboat
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    Jamming in a Lifeboat is a blues with a perky medium-tempo groove. The section writing in this work provides opportunity to reinforce rhythmic and intonation accuracy.Genre: Beginner Jazz Series | # of...
  • Kickin' Back
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    Young jazz musicians respond to a great groove, easily played and a catchy melody that they can grab hold of with both hands. Kickin’ Back fits the bill while letting the piano player (or alto saxophonist) feature on a...
  • Motor City
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    The title Motor City refers to music of Detroit and the styles associated with Motown records. Concentrating on building confidence in the inexperienced rhythm section, with riff based melodic ideas in the wind players;...
  • Super Fast & Easy Warm-Up for Big Band
    Super Fast & Easy Warm-Up for Big Band $50.00 Choose Options
    In the first few minutes of rehearsal, Super-Fast and Easy Warm Ups for Big Band helps the band make a satisfying, cohesive sound from the outset, while learning (or consolidating) some of the most important elements of big...
  • Tricks of the Trade
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    Tricks of the Trade introduces very young big band musicians to some basic but commonly used skills for big band playing – hence the title.Genre: Beginner Jazz Ensemble | # of Players: Standard Level: 1 | Duration:...
  • Two Scoops
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    Two Scoops provides an opportunity for beginning jazz students to experience a medium tempo swing chart in a laid- back Basie style.Genre: Beginner Jazz Series | # of Players: Level: 1 | Duration: 4:55 InstrumentationAlto...
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