This medium-easy samba chart was originally published by Kendor Music in 1989 and I’m happy that we were able to re-release it here. "Prairie Dance" has solo space for alto 1 and is a great chart for a middle school or early high school band.
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For all these easy-band pieces, the instrumentation
typical big band: 5 saxes with no doubles, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4
all charts can be played with as few as 3 saxes (alto, alto, tenor), 2
trumpets, 1 trombone, and 3 rhythm. This makes these pieces easy to
to almost any instrumentation you may have at your disposal. All rhythm parts
are completely written out, but also have chord changes, so your rhythm
can try coming up with their own fills and comping. The improvised
are also written out with chord changes, so beginning improvisers may
the written lines provided or they may give their own improvised solo a