Big Band

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Big Band Arrangements

One copy of each part:

Conductor's Score
Vocal (if applicable)
Alto Sax 1
Alto Sax 2
Tenor Sax 1
Tenor Sax 2
Baritone Sax
 

Trumpet 1
Trumpet 2
Trumpet 3
Trumpet 4
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Trombone 3
Trombone 4

Piano
Bass
Guitar
Drum Kit
Aux. Percussion
Optional Flute
Optional Clarinet

Some titles also come with optional instrumental lead sheets - see individual titles

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Big Band Arrangements Level 3 to 4

Title Description Cat.
No.
MP3 Vocal
Range
(for optional
vocal part)
Highest
Note for
Trumpet

ADVANCE
AUSTRALIA FAIR

Level 4

PLUS

WALTZING MATILDA
Level 4

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C above stave
ANGEL EYES
Level 3½
This is actually a vocal chart with several optional instrumental lead lines that can replace the vocalist. Key 'Am' which is great for a TROMBONE or TENOR SAX feature. Beautiful jazz ballad standard made famous by Frank Sinatra. WP
778
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B in stave
A below stave
B above stave

BEETHOVEN'S 5th SAMBA
Level 4+

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WP
767
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Computer
recording

  E above stave
BILLABONG BOOGIE
Level 3
By Ed Wilson

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708

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NA F high stave

BIRDLAND
Level 3½ - 4

Instrumental chart with optional lead vocal and optional SAAA choir part in the style of Manhatten Transfer. an excellent performance piece - exciting, driving rock feel. An optional extra SAATB part is available for purchase. Key "F"
Highest note for trombone is "Ab".
A more advanced band can play the trumpet parts up an octave.

WPA
761

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F high stave
A below stave
B flat above stave
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
Level 3 to 3½
Optional written Alto or Flugel Solos - Includes optional vocal lead line. Fits with Choir part - Available in Concert Band series also. WP
731
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G above stave
B flat below stave
A above stave
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'
Level 3½
Instrumental with optional Vocal part - Key 'Dm' This is a must have rock chart - great Show Opener - alto sax solo. 'Mamas' & Papas' 70s hit. WP
760
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A in stave
A below stave
B above stave
CARAVAN
Level 3
Drum solo feature - audience pleaser. Written for the "cheeky" drummer. Drum solo section features drummer leaving the kit and tapping with sticks around the stage. WP
715
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NA G above stave
CHILDREN OF SANCHEZ
Level 4
A very exciting Spanish/Latin composition by Chuck Mangione. Ed uses this as a show opener for his own big band. WPA
708
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B above stave

CLASSICAL GAS
Level 4

This is Ed's BIG BAND version of the "Mason Williams" hit from the 60's.  Exciting chart with a high energy, driving feel - a great show opener. Several time changes make this a good workout for the band. Comfortable registers, yet challenging. This is not a guitar feature though there is an optional guitar solo & alto sax solo.
Key 'Gm'.
WPA
798

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  C above stave
CLICK GO THE
SHEARS

Level 4

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751
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  D above stave
CUTE
Level 3½

A Basie groove style featuring the DRUMMER!! - Starting with brushes with lots of 2 bar fills- into an open solo.
It is actually an instrumental chart with an optional female vocal solo part. Key 'F'.
Also available in Big Band Level 4½ with pro level sax section.
Also in Mix & Match

WPA
778
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G in stave
G below stave
A above stave
FAIR DINKUM BLUES
Level 3
By Ed Wilson

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WP
703
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NA G above stave
FAIR DINKUM BLUES
Level 4
By Ed Wilson

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738

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NA E flat above stave
GENERATIONS IN JAZZ '94
Level 3 to 3½
By Ed Wilson

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701
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NA A flat above stave
GENERATIONS IN JAZZ '95
Leve 3 to 3½
By Ed Wilson

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711
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NA G above stave
GENERATIONS IN JAZZ 2004
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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NA B flat above stave
GEORGIA ON MY MIND
Level 3½ - 4
Instrumental version of this lovely arrangement.  Ideal trumpet solo in the key of 'F to Bb' WPA 739 Liste
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recording
of vocal
version
  C Above stave
GREEN DOOR
Level 3
'Basie' style groove. Instrumental with optional male vocal lead line and optional written trombone solo. WP
728
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D in stave
D below stave
G above stave
GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE
Level 3½
Vocal chart with optional tenor sax or trombone solo to enable playing the chart as an instrumental. A groove, "swing" chart of the Beatles' hit. Suits female alto range. Key Ab WP
786
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B in stave
A flat below stave
B flat above stave
HEY JUDE
Level 3½
Trombone or tenor sax feature (one of Ed's most requested Beatles' charts). WP
759A
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NA G above stave
HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN
Level 3 to 3½

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702
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NA A above stave
I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER
Level 3
Vocal chart with optional tenor sax solo lead line which enables the chart to be played as an instrumental. WP
763
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D in stave
G below stave
F high stave
JAZZ COUNTRY
Level 3
By Ed Wilson

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709
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NA G above stave
JIG THAT JAZZ
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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776
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NA B above stave
JUMP 'N JIVE
Level 4
By Ed Wilson

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WP
799
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NA C sharp above stave
JUST GROOVIN'
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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741
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NA a above stave

LATIN FANTASY
Level 3½+

NEW June 2014

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WPA 866

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with Flugel solo

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without solo

 

 

B above stave

Optional higher trumpet
D above stave

KAKADU
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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781
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NA B above stave
LADY MADONNA
Level 3
Instrumental with optional vocal lead line. Includes optional written solos. WP
713
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NA G above stave
MacARTHUR PARK
Level 3 to 3½
This is an instrumental arrangement of the very exciting classic originally written by Jimmy Webb. This chart features an alto sax and trombone solo with many mood and tempo changes throughout. This chart is a showstopper to close your concert (nothing can follow this one!). WP
775
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NA G above stave
MAJOR SWING
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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749
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NA B flat above stave
MILLENIUM BUGABOO
Leve 4
By Ed Wilson

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755
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NA D above stave
ON A CLEAR DAY (You Can See Forever)
Level 3½
This is actually a vocal chart with several optional instrumental lead lines replacing the vocalist, turning it into an instrumental chart. A medium swing chart with plenty of ensemble work behind the vocalist or soloist.
See Big Band Vocal also (same chart).  
WP
784
  C in stave
G below stave
B flat above stave
ON A CLEAR DAY (You Can See Forever)
Level 4 ½

This is actually a vocal chart with several optional instrumental lead lines replacing the vocalist, turning it into an instrumental chart. A medium swing chart with plenty of ensemble work behind the vocalist or soloist.
See Big Band Vocal also (same chart).

WP
785
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C in stave
G below stave
C sharp above stave
PEER GYNT ROCK
Level 3½

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714
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NA G above stave
RECYCLED BLUES
Level 3½ to 4
By Ed Wilson

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717
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NA G above stave
SATIN DOLL
Level 3½
Hot Sax chorus - driving, swinging chart with optional vocal section. This is a unique Ed Wilson chart, like no other "Satin Doll" arrangement. WP
748
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F high stave
G in stave
B above stave
SCATTIN' LATIN
Level 3½ to 4
By Ed Wilson

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730
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G above stave
A flat below stave
A above stave
SONG FOR JOEL
Level 4
By Ed Wilson

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729
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NA C above stave
SOPHISTICATED SAMBA
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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716
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NA F sharp high stave
SORT'A SALSA
Level 3
by Ed Wilson

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WP
780

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Computer recording

 

NA G above stave
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
Level 3 to 3½
This vocal chart has a an optional tenor sax solo part, so can be played as an instrumental. Very popular 'Led Zeppelin' hit. Key of 'Dm'. WP
764
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A in stave
Middle C
B above stave
STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT
Level 3
Nat King Cole hit in Swing Era style.
Has optional written solos and optional vocal lead line.
WP
732
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C in stave
A below stave
G above stave

SWAN LAKE THEME
Level 3 - 3½

NEW June 2014

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WPA 867

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with screech trumpets

  A above stave
TAKE IT EASY
Level 3½
By Ed Wilson

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772
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NA B flat above stave
THE LADY IS A TRAMP
Level 4
This is actually a Female Vocal chart which comes with Tenor Sax or Clarinet solo lead lines, so can be played as an instrumental. Great chart - key changes 'G - Ab'.
See Big Band Vocal (same chart).
Also available in Level 3 Mix & Match (easier version)
WP
762
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D flat in stave
G below stave
C sharp above stave
THE LETTER
Level 3½
Joe Cocker style. This is actually a vocal chart which comes with a Tenor Sax solo & several optional instrumental lead sheets replacing the vocalist, so may be played as an INSTRUMENTAL chart. Optional audience participation sing-a-long section with "My Baby Wrote Me A Letter".
Key 'Am' with key change to 'Bbm'.  Suits male vocal range.
WP
782
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F high stave
A flat below stave
A above stave
THEME FROM SHAFT
Level 3½
Isaac Hayes instrumental hit from the TV series in the 70's. This very exciting theme features a "wah wah" guitar throughout with interwoven lines from the front line. After an alto sax solo there is a very full ensemble. WP
783
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NA A above stave
THE RHYTHM OF LIFE
Level 3½ to 4
SHOWSTOPPER! - From 'Sweet Charity'-available also in CONCERT BAND. Arranged by Ed Wilson. WP
743
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E high stave
B flat below stave
B flat above stave
THE STRIPPER
Level 3
As you would expect! A raunchy instrumental with a dixiland combo' bridge. One of the most requested arrangements finally in our catalogue! WP
779
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NA G above stave
TIME OUT
Level 4
By Ed Wilson

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746
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NA C above stave
UNDECIDED
Level 3½
This is actually a vocal chart with several optional instrumental lead lines replacing the vocalist. Up tempo 'swinger' featuring band chorus with several key changes.
See Big Band Vocal (same chart)
WP
777
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B in stave
Middle C
B above stave

WALTZING MATILDA
Level 4

PLUS

ADVANCE
AUSTRALIA FAIR

Level 4

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C above stave


B flat above stave
 

WATERLOO
Level 3

An ABBA hit that really swings along!! Instrumental with optional vocal lead line. Swing/shuffle style with optional written alto sax solo.

WP
723
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F high stave
Middle C
G above stave