Down New Orleans Way
A cajun/zydeco inspired ditty, this chart plays well with both
pro groups and younger ensembles. Features a New Orleans style
'shout' with a repeated solo section that can circulate as many
times as necessary to feature any number of soloists or group solo
Perfect for young Jazz Ensemble or Combo whether Middle
School, High School or Pro group.
Come My Way (Early Bird Version)
This tune was originally written for The Blowholes and adapted for
middle school players or high school
group. A 1960's style blues with a funky
edge, the chart features many solo opportunities.
Scored for Trumpet 1 and 2, Alto 1 and 2, Tenor 1 and 2,
Trombone, Bass, Piano/Guitar, and Drums, the chart will
sound complete with either a full (standard jazz group) or with
fewer players, which this chart was scored for.
On Our Way
This is a memorable Jazz/Rock tune that
features saxes and the entire ensemble
throughout. Perfect for a middle school jazz
band and/or a young high school
Playing time of about 6 minutes. Ideal
for young players who are 'on their way' musically!
A very cool jazz/rock/latin/blues tune that
dips into swing a bit.
Baritone and Tenor solos.
A cool rhythm section feel that will be easy for
young players to lock into; Sax Soli section,
full ensemble features, and much more!
One Way Blues
A modern, jazzy blues tune perfect for a good middle
school jazz band and/or a young high school group.
Playing time of about 6 minutes.
All the usual parts (Saxes, Trumpets, Trombones, Rhythm
parts) and since it was originally scored for my
Early Bird Jazz group you get extras: Flutes
1-2, Violin, Clarinet, Alto Sax 1-2, Tenor Sax 1-2, Baritone Sax,
Trumpets 1-3, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Guitar, Piano, Bass,
Drums. This orchestration gives you a lot of flexibility.
A melodious and jazzy little modern shuffle
tune written for a young, developing ensemble,
this chart is well-suited for middle school jazz
bands and/or a young high school
Scored for Trumpets 1, 2, 3, Clarinet, Alto Sax 1 &
2, Tenor Sax 1 & 2, Baritone Sax, Piano, Bass, Drums,
Guitar. Additional transcribed parts can be made
available, just ask!
The shuffle feel gives this tune a sophisticated and modern
sound. Once your players get to know the interplay of the
lines they will dig in and have a great time.
Written especially for my own Early Bird Jazz
Band group, this tune will be a favorite of your
The tune has a catchy Ska feel which bridges
the rock and jazz feels very nicely.
Scored for 3 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Full Sax Section,
Full Rhythm Section, with optional Clarinet and Flute