6-Piece Swing Jazz Arrangements for Sale

Table of Charts

Only selected arrangements are listed in this table. For a complete list, see the repertoire page.

The Association column lists the band or performer with whom the number is most closely associated.

The Tempo column lists the approximate tempo used by The Swing Legacy in beats per minute (bpm).

The Instrumentation column lists the particular horns used in the chart. Instrument abbreviations: TP-trumpet, AS-alto sax, TS-tenor sax, CL-clarinet, BS-baritone sax, SS-soprano sax, FL-flute. TS+CL means that the tenor player doubles on clarinet.

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Instrumental Charts

 

Title

Association

Tempo (bpm)

Instrumentation

Comments

Azure

Ellington

71

TP/AS/TS+CL

Adaptation of 1937 Ellington chart.

Warm Valley

Ellington

72

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1940 Ellington chart.

Mood Indigo

Ellington

75

TP/AS/CL+TS

 

Transblucency

Ellington

77

TP/CL/TS+CL

 

Echoes Of Harlem

Ellington

87

TP/AS/TS

Plunger trumpet feature a la Cootie Williams.

Satin Doll

Ellington

90

TP/AS/TS

 

Chelsea Bridge

Ellington

93

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of 1941 Strayhorn chart.

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Ellington

102

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1940 Ellington chart (Never No Lament).

Happy-Go-Lucky Local (aka Night Train)

Ellington

104

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1946 Ellington chart.

I'm Beginning To See The Light

Ellington

104

TP/AS/TS

 

Just A-Settin' and A-Rockin'

Ellington

112

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1941 Ellington/Strayhorn chart.

Things Ain't What They Used To Be

Ellington

114

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1942 Ellington chart.

In A Mellotone

Ellington

134

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1940 Ellington chart.

Perdido

Ellington

146

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of 1941 Ellington chart.

Back Room Romp

Ellington

152

TP/AS+SS/TS

Transcription of 1937 Ellington small-group chart.

It Don't Mean A Thing ...

Ellington

178

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1945 Ellington chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

Johnny Come Lately

Ellington

178

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1942 Strayhorn chart.

Take The A Train

Ellington

180

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1941 Strayhorn chart.

C Jam Blues

Ellington

188

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1941 & 1942 Strayhorn charts.

Drummer's Delight

Ellington

198

TP/AS/TS+CL

Transcription of 1938 Ellington small-group chart. Drum feature.

Menelik, The Lion Of Judah

Ellington

200

TP/AS/TS

Transcription of 1941 Ellington small-group chart.

Ring Them Bells

Ellington

218

TP/AS/TS

Transcription of Ellington chart.

Li'l Darling

Basie

73

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Hefti) chart.

Good Time Blues

Basie

115

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Wilkins) chart.

Splanky

Basie

120

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Hefti) chart.

Shiny Stockings

Basie

122

TP/AS/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Foster) chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

Two For the Blues

Basie

124

TP/ASorBS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Hefti) chart. Features the 2 saxs.

Straight Life

Basie

126

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Mandel) chart.

Low Life

Basie

126

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Mandel) chart.

Moten Swing

Basie

130

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1957 Basie (Wilkins) chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

April In Paris

Basie

135

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Davis) chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

Segue In C

Basie

135

TP/AS+CL/TS+(CLorFL)

Adaptation of Basie (Wess) chart.

Blues In Hoss' Flat

Basie

138

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Foster) chart.

Corner Pocket

Basie

142

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie chart.

Jive At Five

Basie

150

TP/AS/TS+CL

 

Something New

Basie, Goodman

164

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of 1941 Basie (Mundy) chart.

Rock-a-Bye Basie

Basie

172

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1939 Basie chart.

Love Jumped Out

Basie

177

TP/AS/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Clayton) chart.

Kansas City Boogie Woogie

Basie

186

TP/AS/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie "Boogie Woogie" chart and its variants.

Taps Miller

Basie

190

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of Basie (Clayton) chart.

One O'Clock Jump

Basie

190

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of various Basie Old Testament versions.

Taxi War Dance

Basie

208

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1939 Basie chart.

Super Chief

Basie

214

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1940 Basie (Mundy) chart.

Tickle-Toe

Basie

215

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1940 Basie chart.

Whirly-Bird

Basie

238

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie (Hefti) chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

Jumping At The Woodside

Basie

250

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Basie chart.

Moonlight Serenade

Miller

78

TP/CL/TS+CL

Adaptation of Miller chart.

Tuxedo Junction

Miller

114

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Miller chart.

A String Of Pearls

Miller

124

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Miller chart.

In The Mood

Miller

164

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Miller chart. Incorporates parts of Ellington's "Jack the Bear".

Don't Be That Way

Goodman

160

TP/AS/TS

 

Stomping At The Savoy

Goodman

160

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1934 Webb chart.

Christopher Columbus

Goodman, Henderson

190

TP/AS+SS/TS

Adaptation of 1936 Henderson chart.

A Smooth One

Goodman

190

TP/AS+CL/TS

Adaptation of 1941 Calloway chart.

Sing Sing Sing

Goodman

215

TP/AS+SS/TS+CL

Adaptation of Goodman (Mundy) chart. Clarinet and drum feature.

Tain't What You Do

Lunceford

163

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of Oliver chart. Band vocal.

Up Jumped You With Love

Fats Waller

130

TP/AS/TS+CL

 

Lounging At The Waldorf

Fats Waller

180

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

 

Misty

 

74

TP/AS/TS

 

Summertime

 

75

TP/AS/TS+CL

 

I Can't Get Started

Bunny Berigan

77

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Trumpet feature.

My Funny Valentine

 

80

TP/AS/TS

 

Moon River

 

96

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

In 3/4 time.

Honky Tonk

Bill Doggett

101

TP/AS/TS

 

The Duke

Dave Brubeck

104

TP/AS/CL

Trumpet part has some high passages.

New York, New York

 

128

TP/AS/TS

 

Fish For Supper

Lips Page

132

TP/AS/TS

Unison band vocal.

The Girl From Ipanema

 

134

TP/AS+CL/TS+SS

Bossa Nova, 4/4, or both.

Sesame Street

 

138

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Trumpet part has a few high passages.

Cutting The Campus

John Kirby Sextet

164

TP/AS/CL

Transcription of John Kirby Sextet chart.

You Took Advantage Of Me

 

166

TP/AS+CL/TS

Incorporates parts of Ellington's "Pussy Willow".

Elmer's Tune

 

170

TP/BS+AS/TS+CL or TP/AS/TS+CL

Adaptation of 1941 Jimmy Mundy chart.

Drum Boogie

Gene Krupa

172

TP/AS/TS

Drum feature.

Topsy

Cozy Cole

176

TP/AS/TS

Mostly from Cozy Cole's 1958 hit record. Drum feature.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

 

190

TP/AS+CL/TS

Morphs from "Santa Claus" to "Rock-a-Bye Basie".

Hoof It

 

192

TP/AS/CL

Includes a rap-type vocal about Lindyhop dancing.

Sweet Georgia Brown

 

192

TP/AS/TS+CL

 

Flying Home

Lionel Hampton

194

TP/AS/TS

Adaptation of 1942 Hampton chart.

Charts Featuring a Vocalist

 

Title

Association

Tempo (bpm)

Instrumentation

Comments

Sophisticated Lady

Ellington

68

TP/AS+CL/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Bb to Ab.

Summertime

 

75

TP/AS/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of Am or Cm.

Black Coffee

 

77

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of Db. Partially from Lunceford's 1940 "What's Your Story, Morning Glory?".

Some Other Spring

Billie Holiday

78

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Ab.

Just Squeeze Me

Ellington

98

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Ab.

Willow Weep For Me

 

99

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of C.

Blue Moon

 

100

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Bb.

These Foolish Things

 

100

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of Ab.

I'm Beginning To See The Light

Ellington

104

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of D.

Every Day I Have the Blues

Basie/Joe Williams

104

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Ab. Adaptation of Basie (Wilkins) chart. Requires strong lead trumpet.

They Can't Take That Away From Me

 

105

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of Bb.

Fly Me To the Moon

Frank Sinatra

118

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of F. Adaptation of Quincy Jones chart.

Alexander's Ragtime Band

Basie/Irene Reid

124

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Ab. Adaptation of Basie (Wilkins) chart.

The Late Late Show

Nat King Cole

126

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Db.

Opus One

Tommy Dorsey

126

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Db.

I've Got You Under My Skin

Frank Sinatra

128

TP/AS+CL/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of Ab. Adaptation of Nelson Riddle chart.

All Right, Okay, You Win

Basie/Joe Williams

132

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Bb. Adaptation of Basie/Williams chart.

Moondance

Van Morrison

134

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Cm.

Sent For You Yesterday

Basie/Jimmy Rushing

166

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Eb. Adaptation of Basie chart.

Choo Choo Ch' Boogie

Louis Jordan

174

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of C. Transcription of Jordan chart.

S Wonderful

 

190

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Ab to Bb.

Sweet Georgia Brown

 

192

TP/AS/TS+CL

Vocal feature. Key of C.

Undecided

 

200

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of F.

I'm Walking

Fats Domino/Ella Fitzgerald

216

TP/AS/TS

Vocal feature. Key of Db.