Publications

Ed Puddick is seen by many as one of the best jazz composers and arrangers in the UK today. Ed has been commissioned to write music for many professional and educational groups around the country; including the Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Orchestra, Greater Manchester Music Hub, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Marlborough College Big Band, National Youth Jazz Wales, Northwood College Jazz Band, NYJO, Steve Taylor Big Band, Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and Zephirus Saxophone Quartet. Ed teaches Jazz Arranging at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. 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 the files will be available to download as a .zip file. Each big band chart includes a full score and individual parts for 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums. Other instrumentations may be available on request. If you’ve any questions regarding the music or would like to request a pre-printed copy of any score, please contact Ed through the contact page.

New Home – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

Straight 8s original composition with unusual improvised ‘duet’ features.

Duration: 6 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Duets: Trombone & alto, trumpet & tenor. Guitar solo over ensemble.
Lead trumpet limit: A#

Price: £49.99

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Nimrod – big band chart

Composed by Gustav Holst. Arranged by Ed Puddick.

Taken from Ed Puddick’s 2012 ‘Jubilee Suite’ this atmospheric arrangement of a British classic features Tenor Sax jazz.

Duration: 4 mins 30 secs
Woodwind doubles: Alto 1 plays flute, optional Bass Clarinet for Baritone Sax.
Solos: Tenor Sax.
Lead trumpet limit: D

Price: £34.99

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Party For Marty – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

Written as a tribute to Marty Paich, this lightly swinging chart includes a roaring sax soli.

Duration: 5 mins 30 secs
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Trombone and Baritone sax.
Lead trumpet limit: E

Price: £39.99

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Pomp And Circumstance – big band chart

Composed by Edward Elgar. Arranged by Ed Puddick.

Taken from Ed Puddick’s 2012 ‘Jubilee Suite’ this funky arrangement of a British classic includes an open solo section for improvising.

Duration: 6 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a.
Solos: Open, drums and guitar.
Lead trumpet limit: D

Price: £34.99

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Rule Britannia – big band chart

Composed by Thomas Arne. Arranged by Ed Puddick.

Taken from Ed Puddick’s 2012 ‘Jubilee Suite’ this swinging arrangement of a British classic features the trombone section but also includes an enjoyable sax soli.

Duration: 5 mins
Woodwind doubles: Alto 1 plays flute, Tenor 1 plays clarinet.
Solos: Trumpet and Trombone.
Lead trumpet limit: D

Price: £34.99

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Saratoga Springs – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

A simple but rewarding funk chart with a gentle feel and modal harmony. Originally performed with Australian multi-instrumentalist James Morrison, there is an optional part for a guest soloist. A video of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra performing this chart with James is available on YouTube.

 

Duration: 4 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Tenor sax, Guitar and optional Trumpet.
Lead trumpet limit: D

Price: £39.99

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Sink Or Samba – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

An energetic chart with a traditional samba feel. Achievable ensemble sections contrast a challenging solo section which will suit strong improvisers. A video of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra performing this chart with soloists Andy Greenwood (trumpet) and Dean Masser (tenor sax) is available on YouTube.

Duration: 5 mins
Woodwind doubles: n/a
Solos: Trumpet and Tenor sax.
Lead trumpet limit: Bb

Price: £49.99

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Sketchings – big band chart

Composed and arranged by Ed Puddick

“Sketchings” is the second movement of Ed Puddick’s “Gil Evans Suite” which was commissioned by the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra in 2012. This reflective ballad, inspired by Gil’s work with Miles Davis, takes the listener on a journey through a Spanish lanscape. A video of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra performing this chart is available on YouTube.

Duration: 5 mins
Woodwind doubles: none
Solos: Trumpet and Guitar
Lead trumpet limit: Eb

Price: £49.99

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