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SCM-1146-00 Gr. 3 'Dis is Dat' by Mike Carubia NEW for 2017!
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Here’s something different and very playable for your students. It opens with a semi-top time feel with a bluesy melody in F minor, followed by 4/4 Swing on standard minor blues changes. This chart provides great variety, and includes written solos for Tenor and Trumpet. The shout chorus features stop time with the brass and reeds alternating. Moderate brass ranges. If you are looking for something a little different, this is it!

SCM-1145-00 Gr. 3 'Eleventh Hour' by Steve Briody NEW for 2017!
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Need a Swing/Shuffle in your new catalogue? Steve Briody has created a great groove with this composition. This driving, energetic shuffle feel will keep your players engaged and will put a smile on their faces. What’s not to like about a bluesy shuffle? Ranges are reasonable, and solos are written in the parts for Tenor and Trumpet. Don’t forget your guitar player when it’s solo time!

SCM-1128-00 Gr. 3 'Swagtastic' Comp & Arr. by Steve Briody NEW for 2016! JW Pepper Editors Choice!
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Steve’s experience playing Guitar with the Rippingtons and many other funk groups in the NY area has enabled him to craft this “Medium Bouncy Funk” groove with great lines and really funky rhythm section writing. Nice call and response in the horns keeps this composition driving forward and fun to play. Solo is written for the Tenor Sax and the Guitar has room to solo as well.

SCM-1125-00 Gr. 2.5 'Over Easy' Comp & Arr. by Carl Strommen NEW for 2016!
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Great writing for all sections with some solid section and ensemble writing at a Moderate Swing tempo. A great composition to have your students groove with the Count Basie Style of ensemble at a reasonable tempo. Written solos and a great melodic and stylistic piece for students to experience..

SCM-1112-00 Gr. 3.5 'Leapin' Lizards' by Andy Farber
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Andy Farber is an expert on the swing style and works closely with Wynton Marsalis on many of his projects for the band and for accompanying vocalists and great instrumental soloists. This chart is indicative of his ability to write for students as well. Ranges are modereate, and the chart really swings.

SCM-1115-00 Gr. 3 'Early Blue Evening' by Andy Farber
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I assigned this composition to Andy Farber because he is a master at writing for saxes. The lead melody is handled by the 1st alto, supported by tasty brass backgrounds and soli sections. This chart is a great feature for the whole band.

SCM-1117-00 Gr. 3.5 'Readin' Between The Lines' by Mike Carubia
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This up tempo jazz composition not only features the drummer, but it contains plenty of ensemble intertwined with the drum solos. Written in the tradition of the later Count Basie band, this chart will work as a great opener or closer for your concert.

SCM-1120-00 Gr. 4 'Cross Talk' by Joe Schaefer
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A medium tempo (1/4 = 120) featuring plenty of call and response, hence the title "Cross Talk." A must for your library as it presents the classic big band Basie sound with the emphasis on call and response. Written solos with plenty of solid ensemble writing.

SCM-1105-00 Gr. 3 'Charleston Shuffle' by Andy Farber
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Andy has become one of our best selling writers and this accessible chart proves why. This chart could have come straight out of the Basie library except for the fact that it has a touch of R&B built in. Very playable, bluesy but not blues changes. Shuffle Swing.

SCM-1109-00 Gr. 3 'Shag Bag' by Andy Farber
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Originally written for his 6 horn group, Andy has expanded this funky Boogaloo for a full Jazz Ensemble. Real funky 1960's groove. Fun to play and does not require much rehearsal time. Written solos with moderate ranges for all.

SCM-1094-00 Gr. 3 'Manhattan Dance Party' by Mike Carubia
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This retro swing style piece will be enjoyed by students, parents, and grandparents, and will be great in a concert format or a senior citizen dance popular at many schools. It really swings and it's fun to play. Written solos. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 (Bb) , Trb. (F) , Alto (B)

SCM-1095-00 Gr. 3 'Cruisin' With The Count' by Andy Farber
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This mainstream Count Basie style chart delivers and provides your library with the sound of jazz big bands in the late 40s into the mid 50s. Great teaching piece that is very playable and swings! Written solos. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 (A) , Trb. (G) , Alto (C)

SCM-1089-00 Gr. 3.5 'Sadie's Sister' by Pete McGuinness
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Arringing and Composition professor at William Paterson University Pete McGuiness has written this medium groove gem. It swings hard and has plenty of ensemble and unison passages with a blues feel - though it's not a blues form. You'll like the breaks in front reminicent of "Sister Sadie" by Horace Silver. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 (Bb) , Trb. (G) , Alto (E)

SCM-1087-00 Gr. 3 'March Bopish' by Mike Carubia
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This Jazz/Swing chart starts with a march feel a la "Blues March" by Freddie Hubbard but transitions into a straight ahead jazz 4/4 feel for solos on familiar 16-bar changes. Very playable, easy ranges with some Thad voicings sprinkled in. Written solos. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 (Bb w/ optional A) , Trb. (Ab) , Alto (D)

SCM-1079-00 Gr. 3 'Mr. GK (A Tribute to Gene Krupa)' by Mike Carubia
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Originally written for a media project and re-scored for school bands, this Drum Feature will please audiences as well as your students. There is a short written trumpet solo, w/ plunger, but it's primarily a drum feature with solid band ensemble sections to drive this one along. This is an easy play with a big impact. (You may hear this one on TV, or in a movie someday) Written Ranges: Trp. 1 ( A) , Trb. (G) , Alto (E)

SCM-1080-00 Gr. 3 'The Christmas Spirit (Traditional)' by Mike Carubia & Carl Strommen
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Smart Chart's first seasonal entry in our catalogue for Jazz Ens. should be a popular one. Co- written by Mike Carubia and Carl Strommen, this arrangement features 5 well know Christmas tunes, Oh Tannenbaum, Angels We Have Heard On High, The First Noel Silent Night and Joy To The World. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 ( G) , Trb. (F) , Alto (D)

SCM-1083-00 Gr. 4 'Reciprocity' by Andy Farber
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Andy has really nailed the early and mid 60s Blue Note sound. In the "Concerto Grosso" style ( Trumpet, Tenor, Trombone trio melody) with the band taking on an accompaniment role until the last Ensemble section. Written solos for Trumpet and Tenor Sax. If you like the music of , Benny Golson, Art Farmer, and JJ Johnson, this one's for you. Written solos are provided if needed. Written Ranges: Trp. 1 ( A) , Trb 1. (G) , Alto (C#)

SCM-1068-00 Gr. 3 'The Groove Broker' by Andy Farber
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This happy 16 bar shuffle tune is a perfect opener for your concert. There is plenty call and response between the brass and saxes and some great ensemble writing. The brass ranges are kept in check and the solo changes are very friendly. (Written solos are provided on the parts.)

SCM-1071-00 Gr. 3 'Baby Won't You Please Come Home' Arranged by M. Carubia
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The Clarence Williams composition penned in 1919 at the very beginning of the Jazz Age, speaks pure Count Basie. An 8 measure written piano solo feeds into a quiet full ensemble melody with brass in bucket mutes. (Open in stand will do) Well placed unisons and ensemble writing leads to a 16 bar Tenor Sax solo (Written) then builds to a final Full Ens. Shout Chorus an minor third higher. The surprise ending will treat the audience and band to a few happy moments. Hint: (Opt.one bar vocal ending)

SCM-1074-00 Gr. 4.5 'The Bombers' by Andy Farber
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Andy has become one of our best selling writers and this accessible chart proves why. This chart could have come straight out of the Basie library except for the fact that it was composed to match student levels. The 4 bar Hi Hat opening leads to a strong Ens. intro to a unison Tenor Sax/ Trombone A section theme. The bridge shows us the saxes for 4 bars then the full ensemble to the last sax/trombone final A theme. Written or ad lib solos follow then it's a classic "Basie" style shout chorus with 4 measure Drum solo fills. A Full Ensemble bridge to the Final A section with a tag end this upbeat jazz tune. A great style teaching tool and a great chart. (Option High/Low Trumpet parts provided on this one too)

SCM-1073-00 Gr. 2+ 'Ah-That's Freedom' Comp. by Thad Jones/Arr. by Mike Carubia
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This never before published Thad composition is a interesting Med - Swing tune with a touch of Bennie Golson's "Blues March" feel. First recorded "live" at the Village Vanguard in 1967, this very playable chart feature a great double shout chorus separated by a 4 bar drum. With 16 bar Blues changes to work with, Thads' simple muted melody turns into a roaring masterpiece of ensemble before returning to the simple muted them. (Written solos provided) (This chart features two 1st Trumpet parts - High / Low)

SCM-1060-00 'Minor Yours?'' by Mike Carubia
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This Medium/Fast blues in Fm provides a solid big band ensemble study for your students. The writing contains plenty of call and response between sections and has ample room for solos. Moderate brass ranges make it very playable and this chart closes with a powerful 8 bar shout chorus that repeats. Solos are provided on a separate sheet.

SCM-1066-00 'Sweet Lucy Brown' by Mike Carubia
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For band directors who have a good rhythm section and at least one soloist capable of handling a fast tempo, this one makes a great vehicle to show off your strong soloist(s). Based on the changes to "Sweet Georgia Brown". A written solo is provided for all instruments in case you want to motivate your players to earn a solo feature for one or more of them. The accompaniment parts are quite easy if your rhythm section is swinging.

SCM-1058-00 'Bling' by Andy Farber
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A medium tempo "Basie Style" swing tune that really captures the idiom. Written trumpet and tenor sax solos. Andy Farber is our newsest writer who is currently writing for the Lincold Center Orchestra and for a jingle house in NYC. He conducted his own big band at Birdland for over a year on Sunday nights.

SCM-1044-00 Gr. 3 'Chicago' by Fred Fisher
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"That Toddlin' Town" Medium Swing Tempo

SCM-1047-00 Gr. 3 'Walkin' About' by Thad Jones
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"Thad" in a Basie Groove.

SCM-1001-00 Gr. 3 'Don't Get Sassy' in F by Thad Jones/Arranged by Mike Carubia
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Thad Jones composition re-scored for high school & Jr. high bands. Technical and range requirements have been reduced without compromising the "Thad Jones sound." Easier of the 2 "Sassy" arrangements. Solos, piano voicings and bass parts written out. 8 brass, 5 saxes 4 rhythm , Opt. Flute (Playable/w 4 Sx., 3 Trp., 2 Trb., 3 Rhy.)

SCM-1005-00 Gr. 4 'Don't Get Sassy' in Bb Best Seller by Thad Jones/Arranged by Mike Carubia
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The second and more difficult of the two "Sassy's". This one mirrors Thad's original in form and style. Slightly richer voicings than SCM-001 but not an overly high lead trumpet part.

SCM-1009-00 Gr. 3 'The Farewell'
by Thad Jones/Arranged by Mike Carubia
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This is the third part of Thad's "Suite for Pops". This movement reflects the joyous retreat associated with funerals typical in New Orleans.

SCM-1010-00 Gr. 3 'Who Me' by Frank Foster/Arr. by Carubia
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Re-scored a fourth lower to F containing all of the skillfully penned structure written for the Count Basie band by Frank Foster in the early 60's.

SCM-1025-00 Gr. 4 'Low Down'
by Thad Jones/Arranged by Mike Carubia

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This tune is based on the changes to "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" but at a medium swing tempo.

SCM-1030-00 Gr. 4+ 'Three and One' by Thad Jones/Arranged by Mike Carubia
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A real Thad Classic made accessible by Mike Carubia. Higher brass notes removed, sax soli re-scored & it still sounds like Thad.

SCM-1032-00 Gr. 2+ 'Time Out' Composed and Arranged by Carl Strommen
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Remember "Moanin"? Carl has done a great job with this at the HS, Middle School or Jr. High Level. Blues in F (Playable with a smaller group).

SCM-1007-00 Gr. 2+ 'Just Havin' A Good Time'
by Mike Carubia

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This happy Shuffle/Swing is the least difficult in the series. Solos are played over F7 & Eb7 so almost anyone can try improvising on this one. It's simple, but it Swings! 8 brass, 5 saxes, 4 rhythm, Opt. Flute (Playable/w 4 Sx., 3 Trp., 2 Trb., 3 Rhy.)

SCM-1024-00 Gr. 3 'A Night at the Blue Note' Best Seller by Carl Strommen
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This tune will remind you of all those Blue note records you bought over the years. Moderate in tempo, difficulty level and full of surprises. Not quite a Blues in F---better!

SCM-1031-00 Gr. 2 'That Cat' Best Seller by Matt Clancy
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This bossa Nova/Swing is easy to play and sounds great.

SCM-1040-00 Gr. 3 'For Sammy and the Count' Composed and Arranged by Mike Carubia
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Written in the style of Sammy Nestico and the Count Basie Orchestra this composition captures the feel and excitement of the Basie band with limited brass ranges at a Grade 3 Level. Beginning and end features solo spots for the drums. Medium fast swing tempo.

SCM-1043-00 Gr. 3 'Traces of Blue' by Mike Carubia
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Relaxed cool jazz feel.

SCM-1049-00 Gr. 3 'Amazing Grace' by Rich De Rosa
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Traditional Hymn - Arr. as a Medium Samba.

SCM-1052-00 Gr. 3+ 'Swingin' at the Club' by Mike Carubia
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Medium fast modern swing chart with lots of unison and ensemble passages making this very playable.

SCM-1054-00 Gr. 3 'One for Ernie' by Andy Farber
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Medium groove Basie style written as a Tribute to the great Ernie Wilkins. This one really lays well with solos for Tenor and Trumpet. Includes well written sax soli.

SCM-1056-00 Gr. 3 'Swingdom' by Carl Strommen
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An easy Basie/Nestico style swinger at a Med Fast tempo. Brass ranges are very comfortable with lots of unisons and full ensemble sections.

SCM-1006-00 Gr. 3 'You Can Count On It' by Paul Lee
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A nice medium tempo blues in Bb with the shout chorus in Eb . This composition captures some of the "cool school" style that was popular on the West & East coasts in the 50's. Written solos, piano voicings playable by full jazz ens. or smaller 4 saxes, 3 trps., 2 trbs., 3 rhy.