BIG BAND ARRANGEMENTS - page two

page 1   page 2   page 3   page 4   page 5   page 6   page 7   page 8   page 9   page 10  
For normal big band line-up. All this music is is free...but a donation to a charity, such as Oxfam or Medecins sans Frontieres would be appreciated.   Click in circle to play tune and to stop it.  To refresh the page, click on Scored Changes logo (above, left) or press ctrl+F5

Great Scott  811KB       download

Dedicated to Ronnie Scott, this is a tenor feature with open drum solo. Latin and swing feel. A very popular chart. To hear the whole thing (although it's a bad recording) click here.

Sherpa  671KB       download

An alto feature

Dung Ho  827KB       download

The same arrangement as the one for the 7-piece band in the Small Band section. Long solos for bass, trumpet,trombone, tenor, alto and piano. The title, incidentally, is just my comment on the gung-ho military approach to problems. I hope it doesn't mean something terrible in Chinese!

Green again   835KB       download

The same arrangement as the one for the 7-piece band in the Small Band section in a higher key. Solos for trumpet, trombone, tenor, alto and piano.

Mr Mandela   708KB       download

The same arrangement as the one for the 7-piece band in the Small Band section. Solos for tenor and one or more of the trumpets. The piano part needs a bit of looking at. See it on youtube here

Chin chin   613KB          download

Italian musicians might like this one. Japanese musicians may choose to save any embarrassment by renaming it "Wedding Tackle". It could be used for workshops. Unison tune throughout, then solos by anyone with plenty of backing (which can be omitted if desired) so people shouldn't get bored. Swing (first example) or rock feel (second)

Goodbye Trevor  739KB       download

This big band chart is dedicated to the memory of a good friend of mine, Trevor Kay. It features alto, trumpet and tenor solos. The piano part needs some looking at before playing.

Elma's Farm  523KB       download

A down-to-earth tune with a shuffle feel with solo for second alto, written for Elma who plays with the SJO. There is an opportunity to make animal noises in the breaks!

Paddy Rag  503KB       download

This is just a bit of fun, with a liberal sprinkling of Irish tunes in it. It features the baritone and also has a mock Dixieland section.

Para Uma Amiga  494KB       download

An alto feature of a bossa nova. No solos and easy to play.

Toulouse - The Trek  732KB       download

Open solos for the horns and lengthy organ/guitar solo

The Best of Friends  805KB       download

Tenor and trumpet solos. Some tricky sax soli passages.  Listen to the whole arrangement on youtube here.

Peace Mongers   480KB       download

A trumpet feature. The ensemble passage (high trumpets) needs rehearsing.  Listen to the whole arrangement on youtube here

Panic  990KB       download

Alto and tenor feature, with some tricky things to get stuck into.

Hangover Street    480KB       download

Best if played really slowly and bluesy. A not too difficult and very conventional chart. Solos for trumpet, trombone and bass. Here is a live performance of it.



page 1   page 2   page 3   page 4   page 5   page 6   page 7   page 8   page 9   page 10  


go to top of page
Homepage  Small Bands  Collections  Trombones  Songs  Solo Piano  Tutorials