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    Cheep Tricks

    Another funky chart from “The Chicken” chronicles! The groove is deep at 136 bpm, solos for tenor and guitar (w written examples). Lead trumpet range is to written A. You might even hear a quote or two from “I Want You To Want Me”!!

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    Cobblestones

    This moderate-tempo, upbeat original from Kris Berg features lots of strong section playing, a sax solo break, and some driving brass licks. It’s fun listening and fun to play! Featured in the book “Teaching Performance in Music: Jazz.” Medium Easy (4:48)

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    Hangin’ with My Peeps

    The latest in the chicken series, Mr. Berg brings back the groove at a tempo of 106 BPM. Includes a written or ad-lib tenor solo, an optional guitar solos and the lead trumpet range is to written B-flat. The chart also has optional parts to include vibraphone and flute. The band will dig the solid funky groove!

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    Narnian Dance

    If you are looking for a contrasting jazz original to play at festival or contest, you should look at this new work by Kris Berg. It has a contemporary sound that will balance out a ‘standard’ program. Kris is in touch with the sound of today’s jazz and always writes charts that are fun, playable and very listenable. This tune will make your band sound great! (duration 5:01)

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    R U Chicken?

    You asked for a funky chart—well this is it! Another fabulous adventure by the chicken-master Kris Berg, and this time he plucks another prize-winner with “R U Chicken?” Written solos are included for trumpet and tenor sax, and the lead trumpet range is up to written B-flat. A great closer for any concert or festival performance. What a title. What a chart!

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    Recorda-Me

    This samba version of the Joe Henderson classic has a ton of energy. Solo space (w written examples) provided for all saxes, trumpets and lead trombone. Includes a great sax soli and a hip-modal development section. Lead trpt to written B. Includes optional vibes and flute parts.

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    Talk is Cheep

    The chicken saga continues and it is FUNKY! This big band funk chart grooves at a tempo around 116 BPM. The energetic groove begins after the chorale intro. The saxes state the melody, joined by brass, then solos (written-out or ad lib) for tenor and trumpet 2, building up to a huge shout chorus. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff.

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    The Chicken

    Whoa, hold on to your feathers! If you want energy and excitement and a funky groove, then check out Kris Berg’s chart, The Chicken. The legendary electric bassist Jaco Pastorius recorded this powerhouse tune and arranger Kris Berg has adapted it for the Jazz Band Series. If you have a strong electric bass player, then you have found yourself a showstopper with this arrangement. The tenor sax solo (written solo provided), the optional guitar solo, and the solo bass line will showcase your soloists. Your ensemble will totally devour The Chicken. Guaranteed to pluck the audience right out of their seats!

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    Willow Weep for Me

    A superb alto sax feature, this is a classic 12/8 bluesy treatment of the great standard. Everything is written out for the alto player, with optional chord changes. Lead trumpet range is to written A above the staff. Give a listen to this soulful chart and decide for yourself.

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