Description: Here's a great way to introduce the music of Count Basie to your younger players. Carefully scored for beginning groups, this medium swing chart trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or soli for trumpet, and a brief shout chorus using tutti rhythms for the entire band.
Description: Showcase your vocal jazz group with this accessible setting of the Ella Fitzgerald/Count Basie standard. Swing style, jazz harmonies, group scat and solo improvisation make this a great selection for developing style and technique.
Description: Adapted directly from the version he penned for the Count Basie Orchestra, Sammy Nestico brings the signature style and familiar strains to this fabulous version for younger bands. The solo spots for piano are all completely notated, and the tutti writing for full ensemble is the best there is!
Description: One of the best-known standards from the Basie era, Frank Foster's medium swing tune adapts beautifully in the Little Big Band format. And Mike Tomaro adds a few twists of his own in this appealing chart.