17-Piece Big Band
★ Rich has done a few big band charts, and eventually they will all be prepared for publication. Those that are here are arranged for five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, piano, guitar, bass and drums. Check back from time to time to see if more of these show up here. Thank you!
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America Medley for 17-piece big band arranged by Rich Willey
Looking for a patriotic American big band chart that’s hip but not irreverent and playable by a good high school jazz ensemble/big band?
This tasteful medley God Bless America and America The Beautiful is in the book of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has been heard by thousands of big band fans all over the world.
Cryin’ The Blues for 17-piece big band composed and arranged by Rich Willey
Interested in a down-home bluesy chart that features the whole band and can be played by an average or above high school jazz band? Do you have a soloist in each section chomping at the bit to play a couple of blues choruses?
If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, this chart will have your big band swingin’ and groovin’ the first time you play it.
Take No Prisoners for 17-piece big band composed and arranged by Rich Willey
Need an exciting opener for your high school or better big band? Do you have a good trumpet soloist and tenor saxophone soloist you would like to feature?
Written for Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau and later expanded for full big band, Take No Prisoners is an exciting and challenging chart for your high school or college big band jazz ensemble.