Big Band Arrangements

Friends, all my big band charts are now at my new site Big Band Chart Store where you will find all of the charts below (partial list ordered by upload date) and many more.
  • New World Anarchy big band arrangement chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An original composition by Los Angeles composer Bill Fulton based on the opening "Adagio" of Antonín Dvořák's New World Symphony. This was premiered 7/29/13 by the Psych! big band at Typhoon in Santa Monica, CA. Here is a video of a very successful performance by the Azusa Pacific University A big band.
  • Surreptitious big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A big band arrangement of the Jeff Lorber tune "Surreptitious" from his CD "He Had a Hat." The sample below on YouTube is from the original recording. No demo of the big band version yet.

  • Al Jarreau medley v.1 big band with vocal -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An arrangement of some of the greatest Al Jarreau titles. The titles are: After All, Let's Pretend, Trouble In Paradise, Boogie Down, Imagination, and Roof Garden. 

    This is scored for the following instrumentation: vocal, alto sax 1, alto sax 2, tenor sax, bari sax, 3 trumpets, 1 french horn, 3 trombones, guitar, keys 1, keys 2, electric bass, drums, and percussion. A standard big band orchestration is pending!

  • Perfidia big band with vocal arrangement -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A big band arrangement of the 1940's classic by Alberto Domínguez for big band and female vocal. Wikipedia info herePlease note that this chart only has 3 trombone parts. A 4th trombone part may be added at a later date.

  • Taking A Chance On Love big band with vocal arrangement -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An arrangement by Bill Fulton of the classic standard in a medium swing groove. Please note that this chart only has 3 trombone parts. A 4th trombone part may be added at a later date.

  • The Road Home big band chart -

    Vendor: Adam Cohen
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    This is an arrangement of an amazing 3/4 jazz funk tune composed by Los Angeles bassist and composer Adam Cohen. This arrangement was premiered by the Ron King Big Band at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2009. The sample recording is from the combo version from Adam's 2006 CD release "Ritual." Currently there is no recording of the big band version.


     
  • Water Sign big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    This is an arrangement of Jeff Lorber's funk classic. Remember his jazz fusion albums from the late 70's and early 80's? His music and concept were groundbreaking and are one of the reasons I fell in love with jazz. This features tenor 1 and trumpet 2.

  • Wave big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An arrangement of Antonio Carlos Jobim's timeless bossa-nova classic "Wave." This arrangement takes the famous tune through different styles from bossa-nova (obviously), to swing, to funk. Bill Fulton first wrote this chart in 1981. He updated it and made it more playable though it is mostly faithful to the first version. No audio or video exists for demo at the moment.

  • The Preacher big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    Horace Silver's classic standard "The Preacher." A very straight forward arrangement of the timeless classic. An inspired sax soli and some exciting shout choruses will be found in this chart. Another lead alto feature.

  • Standardized big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An original medium swing big band chart by Bill Fulton. Features an exciting trombone soli. Watch those slides as your trombone section plays these lines doubled by your agile bass player. Also features alto 1 and trumpet 2. Below is an excellent recording by the CSULB Bob Cole Conservatory of Music big band. Excellent performance.

  • On A Mission big band charts -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An original by Bill Fulton. A straight eighths "ECM" feel powers this chart. Artistic voice leading and complex ensemble harmonies will get your attention on this chart. Features piano, flugelhorn and alto sax.

  • Ozmosis (Osmosis) big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    Ozmosis or Osmosis - An original by Bill Fulton. Extremely difficult ensemble writing. But your band will feel like they've just finished a roller coaster ride at the end of this chart. Uptempo swing with a surprising middle section which will remind you of Saturday morning cartoons of the past! Bari sax and tenor sax feature.

  • Stella By Starlight big band arrangement -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A new take on the classic jazz standard "Stella By Starlight" with an exciting "shout" chorus. This chart features a lead alto solo and a drum solo over some original material.

  • Los Gringos big band arrangement -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A Bill Fulton original which features your jazz tenor. This is a Latin chart with a samba groove. A fun and easy chart to play.

  • Laura big band arrangement -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    Reharmonization is the name of the game in this very creative arrangement of an old standard from the movie of the same name. The dense harmonies will surprise you on this chart. Always a favorite with all the big bands I've ever played in. Flute required on both alto sax parts.

  • New Religion big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    Get on your Sunday best as this holy rollin' gospel infused tune is sure to get them up and on their feet! This chart is from Bill Fulton's 2002 CD "Time." Rubato solo piano intro is not included in the chart since it was completely imrovised. Make up your own rubato intro! This recording is of the octet version but sounds very similar to the big band version.

  • My Favorite Things big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An arrangement of the Sound of Music classic. This features some surprising harmonic and rhythmic concepts that will keep your band inspired. a tenor and trumpet solo are featured. Requires flute on both tenor parts.

  • In These Shoes big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A rousing big band arrangement in a very fun Latin Disco style as performed by Bette Midler and Kirsty MacColl.

  • Green Dolphin Street big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    A new take on the classic standard from the movie of the same name. This arrangement switches between 3/4 and 4/4 time. Guaranteed to keep you on your toes!!!. Beware! This chart is difficult! But once your players have it down, they will have fun indeed.


     
  • Round Midnight big band chart -

    Vendor: Big Band Chart Store
    Type: Big Band Charts
    Price: 49.95

    An arrangement by Bill Fulton of the Thelonious Monk classic Round Midnight. It starts with a pensive piano solo intro then kicks into a Latin funk fusion groove throughout. A fun read of a familiar classic tune is sure to delight your audience! The sample recording is from the octet version. A recording with full big band is not yet available but is very much like the octet version but with fuller voicings.