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Suggested Charts

Selecting charts for your group can be challenging. Do your best to program varied styles throughout the year. Don't know where to begin? Check out the charts below! 


A Minor Affair - Sammy Nestico, Kendor Music 

Big Dipper - Thad Jones, Kendor

Blue Samuel - Sammy Nestico, Kendor Music

C-Jam Blues - Ellington/arr. Stitzel, Hal Leonard

The Blues Machine - Sammy Nestico, Kendor Music

Flight of the Food Birds - Neal Hefti/arr. Peter Blair, Alfred Music

Four - Miles Davis/arr. Mark Taylor, Hal Leonard (Little Big Band)

Groovin' Hard - Don Menza/arr. Peter Blair, Heritage Music

Haitian Fight Song - Mingus/arr. Homzy, Hal Leonard

Hay Burner - Nestico, Kendor Music

I'm Beginning to See the Light - Mark Taylor, Hal Leonard 

Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Gray/arr. Berry, Hal Leonard

Shiny Stockings - Foster/arr. Yasinitsky, Alfred Publishing 

Solid Old Man - Duke Ellington, Transcribed by Lopeman, Jazz at Lincoln Center Library

Splanky - Neal Hefti, Michael Sweeney

Whisper Not - Benny Golson/Edited by Crenshaw, Jazz at Lincoln Center Library


A Night in Tunisia - Gillespie & Paparelli/arr. Mossman, Hal Leonard

Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham/arr. Michael Sweeney, Hal Leonard

Caravan - Ellington/arr. Wasson, Alfred Music 

El Abrazo - Baylock, Alfred Publishing 

Coconut Champagne - Denis DiBlasio/arr. Victor Lopez, Alfred Music

Have You Met Miss Jones - Rodgers/arr. Tomaro, Hal Leonard (Little Big Band)

Puffy Taco - Victor Lopez, Alfred Music

So Danco Samba - Antonio Carlos Jobim/arr. Victor Lopez, Alfred Music 

Song for My Father - Horace Silver/arr. Mark Taylor, Hal Leonard

St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins/arr. Mark Taylor, Hal Leonard


A Child Is Born - Thad Jones, Kendor Music

I Remember Clifford - Benny Golson/arr. Sammy Nestico, Hal Leonard

Jamie - Sammy Nestico, Kenor Music

Samantha - Sammy Nestico, Kendor Music

Lil' Darlin' - Neil Hefti, Lush Life

Ballad for Basie - Doug Beach, Kendor Music


25 or 6 to 4 - Lamm/arr. Story, Alfred Publishing

Birdland - Zawinul/arr. Lopez, Alfred Publishing

Drama for Your Mama - Victor Lopez, Alfred Publishing

Green Onions - Booker T. Jones/arr. Roger Holmes, Hal Leonard

The Incredibles - Giacchino/arr. Bulla, Hal Leonard

The Jazz Police - Gordon Goodwin/arr. Victor Lopez, Alfred Publishing

Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock/arr. Mike Kamuf, Alfred Publishing 


Chameleon - Herbie Hancock/arr. Alan Baylock, Alfred Publishing

Greetings and Salutations - Thad Jones/arr. Mike Carubia, Smart Chart Music

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