From Hal Leonard's acclaimed Essential Elements series for Jazz Ensemble, here is an economical collection of 15 complete arrangements in a variety of styles. A valuable teaching tool in addition to filling your programming needs! Includes: All of Me, Ballad for a Blue Horn, Basin Street Blues, Blues for a New Day, Bubbert Goes Retro, Bubbert's Groove, Ja-Da, Mister Cool, On Broadway, Perfidia, Satin Doll, So What, Song for San Miguel, Sunday Afternoon and Take the “A” Train.
These full-length Grade 1.5 arrangements are the perfect “next step” for bands using the EE Jazz method, and also stand on their own as great easy charts for young players.
• Written for full band/playable with 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone and rhythm section
• Full recording included
• Each arrangement is a self-contained teaching unit with exercises for melody, rhythm and improvisation
• Includes opt. parts for flute, clarinet, F horn and tuba