Publications

From the online shop here at edpuddick.com you can purchase big band charts composed and arranged by Ed Puddick. Secure payment is made via PayPal and files will be available to download. Each big band chart includes a full score and individual parts for 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums. Other instrumentation may be available on request. If you’ve any questions or special requests please contact Ed through the contact page.

The Twisted Wheel – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

Soulful and funky saxophone feature dedicated to the birth place of Northern Soul. Originally composed for Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and released on the album “Live @ 40” with US saxophonist Eric Marienthal. This chart provides the ideal platform for the saxophone soloist in your band!

Duration: 5 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Saxophone (either Eb Alto/Baritone, or Bb Tenor/Soprano)
Lead trumpet limit: D

Price: £49.99

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This Is How We Roll – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

A swinging bluesy chart with a slow tempo but with double-time sections. Key changes take you from a blues in F to a blues in Bb for the open solo section, concluding with a shout chorus over a blues in B! The ending includes a “Mel Lewis” style drum solo.

Duration: 5 mins 30 secs (min)
Woodwind doubles: Soprano Sax for Alto 1
Solos: Open blues in Bb.
Lead trumpet limit: E

Price: £39.99

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Thornhill Bop – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

“Thornhill Bop” is the first movement of Ed Puddick’s “Gil Evans Suite” which was commissioned by the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra in 2012. This is a classic be-bop inspired swing chart featuring the ‘Bird’ and ‘Dizzy’ duo of Alto sax and Trumpet. A video of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra performing this chart is available on YouTube.

Duration: 3 mins 30 secs
Woodwind doubles: none
Solos: Alto Sax and Trumpet
Lead trumpet limit: G

Price: £49.99

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Veiculo Longo – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick.

As recorded by the Upper Austrian Jazz Orchestra in January 2021, this chart features Soprano Sax and Trumpet, as well as being a great opportunity for your band’s drummer to show off their samba feel! Backgrounds for the solos are rhythmically challenging but give great energy to any performance.

Duration: 6 mins 20secs
Woodwind doubles: Alto 1 = Soprano Sax
Solos: Trumpet 2 and Soprano Sax
Lead trumpet limit: G

Price: £49.99

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Warm Wishes – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

A gentle straight 8s groove gives this chart a modern but romantic feel.

Duration: 6 mins 30 secs
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Flugelhorn and Alto Sax.
Lead trumpet limit: Bb

Price: £49.99

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When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New – big band chart

Composed by Bert Douglas. Arranged by Ed Puddick.

An old-fashioned arrangement of this gentle swing ballad.

Duration: 4 mins 30 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Trumpet and Tenor sax.
Lead trumpet limit: D#

Price: £34.99

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Withdrawal Agreement – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick.

As recorded by the Upper Austrian Jazz Orchestra in January 2021, this chart includes improvised solos for Trumpet and Alto Sax. Flutes and clarinets in the woodwind section offer saxophone players a great opportunity to demonstrate their doubling skills!, while muted brass compliment the woodwind! Trumpet 2 is featured heavily with the written melody and improvised solo.

Duration: 6m 30s
Woodwind doubles: 2 flutes, 2 clarinets and bass-clarinet
Solos: Trumpet 2 and Alto Sax
Lead trumpet limit: F

Price: £49.99

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Write Off – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

An eerie straight 8s groove that lays the foundation for a mysterious floating melody. Solo opportunities for Alto, Guitar, Trombone and Flugelhorn. A video of the Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Orchestra performing this chart is available on YouTube.

Duration: 6 mins 30 secs
Woodwind doubles: none
Solos: Alto Sax, Guitar, Trombone and Flugelhorn
Lead trumpet limit: G

Price: £49.99

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