Original charts

Original arrangements of big band tunes

A range of original charts - instrumentals - for big band and jazz orchestra, from the swing era and beyond. They are in a range of styles including ballads, latin tempos, swing and funk. They range in difficulty from Easy to Medium Advanced, so please check their individual descriptions for more information. All of these charts are instrumentals. For original vocal charts please check our vocal categories.

What are some of the titles that you would know?

Included in our selection are charts such as "Desafinado" - a fine two tenor saxophone feature, Thelonius Monk's classic "Round Midnight" - an alto saxophone feature, "Undecided" - a punchy swing quickstep, "Too Little Time" - a trombone feature in Glenn Miller style and "One O'Clock Jump" - an extended swing chart in Count Basie style. All of these charts have been professionally arranged, are easy for your players to read and sound really good in performance.