Instrumental Big Band Charts (G)

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Title Vocal Key Arranger/Composer Style Notes Instrumentation

G.I. Jive C Alexander, Van Boogie Recorded by Johnny Mercer / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4 (S)

Gabriel Lane, Nick Funky Gospel Maynard Ferguson 5/5/4/4

Gail 5/4/4/4

Game Plan Nestico, Sammy Swing 5/4/4/4

Gang That Sang Heart Of My Heart, The Ab Weirick, Paul Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4 (S)

Garden In The Rain, A Fotin, Larry Optional Vocals (Eb) 5/3/3/3

Gary’s Place Carubia, Mike Rock 5/4/4/4

Gasanova Higgs, Paul Solo Flugelhorn Feature 5/4/5/4

Gato Gordo Burger, Eric Trombones Feature 5/4/5/4

Gay Gordons, The Den, Berry March A Theo Bonheur Composition 5/3/1/4 (S)

Gaza Strip Scianni, Joseph Rock Optional Vibes 5/4/4/4

Gdansk Sharp, David Latin Funk Paquito D’Rivera 5/4/4/4

Gentle Breeze Taylor, Jeff Rock Ballad A Jeff Taylor Composition 5/4/4/4

Gentle Breeze, A Kubis, Tom Samba A George Graham Composition / Trumpet Feature 5/5/4/4

Gentle Jim Ganley, Allan Swing For Jim Hall 5/5/5/3

George Gershwin Medley Stuart, Walt Swing Medley: Love Walked In, Our Love Is Here To Stay & But Not For Me 5/4/4/4 (S)

George Gershwin Medley No. 1 Tanner, Dave Quickstep Optional Vocal Group / Strike Up The Band, Fascinatin’ Rhythm, Lady Be Good, etc. 5/4/4/4

George M. Cohan Medley Stuart, Walt 5/4/4/4

Georgia Barry, Frank Fox-Trot A Howard Johnson & Walter Donaldson Composition / Optional Vocals (F) 5/2/1/3 (S)

Georgia Shuffle 5/4/3/4

Georgia (On My Mind) Newsom, Tommy Recorded by Doc Severinsen’s Tonight Show Band / Trumpet Feature 5/5/4/4

Georgia On My Mind Barduhn, Dave Ballad As Recorded by the Dave Barduhn Big Band / Alto Sax Solo Feature 5/4/4/4

Georgia On My Mind Comstock, Frank Swing Ballad Hoagy Carmichael 5/3/3/4

Georgia On My Mind Nestico, Sammy Ballad Hoagy Carmichael / Alto Sax Feature 5/4/4/4

Georgia On My Mind Oliver, Bill John Hartford 5/3/2/4

Georgia On My Mind Richards, Johnny Ballad Hoagy Carmichael 5/4/4/4

Georgia On My Mind Sweeney, Michael Bluesy Swing 5/3/3/4

Georgy Girl De Rosa, Clem A Jim Dale & Tom Springfield Composition 5/4/4/4

Georgy Girl Dedrick, Chris Rock A Jim Dale & Tom Springfield Composition 5/4/4/4

Georgy Girl Stuart, Walt Solo Trombone 5/3/4/4

Gershwins’ Maybe 5/4/4/4

Get Back Wright, Steve Disco Funk From the Movie “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” / Lennon & McCartney 5/4/4/4

Get Down Gold, Marty & Feldstein, Sandy 5/4/4/4

Get It On Jennings Rock 5/4/4/4

Get It On Moss, Leonard Jazz Rock 5/4/4/4

Get It To Go Kostur, Glenn Swing Maynard Ferguson / Trumpet Feature 5/5/4/4

Get Me To The Church On Time Warrington, Johnny Fox-Trot From the Musical Play “MY FAIR LADY” 5/3/2/4 (S)

Get Me To The Church On Time Ted Heath 5/4/4/4

Get Out Of Town Richards, Johnny Guajira As Recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra / Bass Trombone Solo 5/5/5/3

Get Out Of Town 5/4/4/4

Get Ready Blair, Peter Rock A William Robinson Composition 5/3/3/4

Get Smart Theme Amy, Matt 5/4/4/4

Get Up And Boogie Lowden, Bob Boogie A Silvester Levay & Stephan Prager Composition 5/3/3/4

Get Up And Go Nestico, Sammy Jazz / Latin 5/4/4/4

Getting Straight Gold, Marty & Feldstein, Saul Rock 5/4/4/4

Ghost Of A Chance With You, A Dedrick, Art A Bing Crosby, Ned Washington & Victor Young Composition 5/4/4/4

Ghost Of A Chance, A Cliff, Chas A Bing Crosby, Ned Washington & Victor Young Composition 5/4/4/3

Ghost Riders In The Sky (Folsom Prison Blues) Burger, Eric Sons of the Pioneers / Johnny Cash 5/4/4/4

Gigi Warrington, Johnny Fox-Trot From The Musical MGM Picture “GIGI” 4/2/1/4

Gigi C Warrington, Johnny Fox-Trot Lyrics Sheet / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Gillette Look Sharp, The (Cavalcade Of Sports) Warrington, Johnny A Mahlon Merrick Composition 5/4/4/4

Gimme Some Lovin’ Berry, John Rock 5/3/3/4

Gimme Some Lovin’ Malone, Tom Rock A Steve Winwood, Muff Winwood & Spencer Davis Composition 5/4/4/4

Gimme Some Lovin’ Phillippe, Roy Rock 5/4/4/4

Girl From Ipanema, The Osser, Glenn Bossa Nova Antonio Carlos Jobim 5/4/4/4

Girl From Ipanema, The Taylor, Mark Bossa Nova Antonio Carlos Jobim / Optional Vibes 5/4/4/4

Girl From Ipanema, The Watkins, Reggie Funk Maynard Ferguson / Solo Trumpet Feature 2/4/1/3

Girl Talk Herbolzheimer, Peter Swing A Neal Hefti Composition 5/5/5/4

Girl Talk Houghton, Ernie 5/4/4/4

Girl Talk Warrington, Johnny Swing A Neal Hefti Composition 5/4/4/4

Girl Watcher F McLin, Ed Buck Trail & Wayne Pittman / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Girl Watchers Stuart, Walt 5/4/3/3

Give It All You Got Stuart, Walt Rock 4/4/4/4

Give It One Ferguson & Downey Maynard Ferguson / Recorded on “M.F. Horn II” Columbia Records 5/5/4/3

Give Me The Night Jazz Disco George Benson 5/4/4/3

Give Me The Simple Life Eb Lally, Jimmy Quickstep A Harry Ruby & Rube Bloom Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4 (S)

Give Me The Simple Life Maiden, Willie Swing Maynard Ferguson 5/4/4/4

Give Me The Simple Life Williams, Thomas Swing 5/4/4/4

Glen Island Special Hudson, Will As Recorded by Glenn Miller on Bluebird Record 4/3/2/4

Glen Island Special Hudson, Will As Played by Glenn Miller 5/4/4/4

Glen Miller Medley Medley: Serenade In Blue, Moonlight Cocktails & Moonlight Serenade 5/4/4/4

Glendora Fitzsimmons, Dale Dixie 5/3/3/4 (S)

Glenn Miller Medley Medley: At Last, Skylark, Blue Champagne, Moonlight Cocktails, etc. 5/4/3/4

Glenn Miller Mega-Medley Burger, Eric Swing Medley: In The Mood, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Moonlight Serenade, etc. 5/4/4/4

Glenn Miller Yuletide Medley, A LaBarbera, John Medley: O Holy Night, Joy To The World & O Little Town Of Bethlehem 5/4/4/4

Glenn’s Den Wilkins, Ernie Swing Maynard Ferguson 5/4/4/4

Glory Of Love, The Wolpe, Dave A Billy Hill Composition 5/4/4/4

Glow-Worm Warrington, Johnny Jump Optional Vocals (C or F) / No Drums Part 5/3/2/3 (S)

Go Daddy-O Berry, John Swing Scotty Morris / Recorded by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 5/4/4/4

Go Daddy-O Davis, Ron Swing Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 5/2/1/4

Go Daddy-O Hansen, Chris 50’s Swing Big Bad Voodoo Daddy / Master Rhythm Part 5/4/4/4

Go Daddy-O Sweeney, Michael Swing Scotty Morris / Recorded by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 5/3/3/4

Go Fill Your Dreams Nestico, Sammy Bossa Nova 5/4/4/4

Go West, Young Lions Niehaus, Lennie Swing 5/4/4/4

Go, Tell It On The Mountain Blair, Peter Swing 5/4/4/4

God Bless America Berry, John An Irving Berlin Composition 5/4/4/4

God Bless America Kresa, Helmy Irving Berlin 5/3/3/4

God Bless The Child Horney, Allan Swing / Latin Arthur Herzog Jr. & Billie Holiday 5/4/4/4

God Bless The Child LaBarbera, John Ballad Alto Sax Solo Feature As Recorded by Joe Romano 5/4/4/4

God Bless The Child Nestico, Sammy Jazz Ballad Trombone Solo Feature 5/4/4/4

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Blair, Peter Swing 5/4/4/4

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Lowden, Bob Swing 5/3/3/4

God Save The Queen (National Anthem) Collins, Myles 5/4/4/4

Goin’ On Carter, Benny Swing As Recorded by Count Basie Orchestra on “The Legend” (Roulette) 5/4/4/4

Goin’ Out Of My Head C Warrington, Johnny A Randazzo & Weinstein Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/4/4/4

Goin’ Out Of My Head Warrington, Johnny A Teddy Randazzo & Bobby Weinstein Composition 5/4/4/4

Goin’ To Chicago Blues Hathaway, Charley Blues Count Basie / Optional Vocals (G) 5/3/3/4 (S)

Gold Coffee Nestico, Sammy Jazz Waltz Optional Vibes 5/4/4/4

Golden Horns, The Fenno, Dick 5/4/4/4

Golden Odyssey Lowden, Bob 5/4/4/4

Golden Wedding Noble, James Solo Clarinet 5/4/4/4

Goldfinger 5/4/4/4

Gone Fishin’ Nestico, Sammy Jazz Optional Vibes 5/4/4/4

Gone With The Wind DeRosa, Clem A Herb Magidson & Allie Wrubel Composition 5/4/4/4

Gone With The Wind Niehaus, Lennie Swing A Herb Magidson & Allie Wrubel Composition 5/4/4/4

Gone, Man Potts, Bill Trumpet Solo 5/5/4/3

Gonna Build A Mountain Schaefer, Willis A Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley Composition 5/4/4/3

Gonna Fly Now (Theme From “Rocky”) Chattaway, Jay Disco Trumpet Feature 5/5/4/4

Goober Peas Aurillo, Ralph Traditional 5/4/4/4

Good Bait Dameron, Tadd Bounce Count Basie 5/4/4/4

Good Earth, The Bishop, Joe Jump A Neal Hefti Composition 5/4/4/4

Good Earth, The Swing A Neal Hefti Composition / Woody Herman Record Copy 5/5/3/4

Good King Wenceslas Blair, Peter Swing 5/4/4/4

Good King Wenceslas Carmichael, Ralph As Recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra 5/4/4/3

Good King Wenceslas Wilson, Ted Funk / Rock As Recorded on the “Christmas Swings” CD 5/4/4/4

Good King Wenceslas Wolpe, Dave Swing 5/4/4/4

Good Life – Medley Como, Frank Medley: Good Life, What Kind Of Fool Am I & San Francisco 5/4/3/4

Good Life, The Swing 5/4/4/4

Good Lovin’ 3/3/3/4

Good Morning, Irene McConnell, Rob Ballad Edited by Bob Lowden / Solo Flugelhotn Feature 5/5/4/4

Good Morning, Irene McConnell, Rob Ballad Solo Flugelhotn Feature 5/5/4/4

Good News Mintzer, Bob Buddy Rich / A Bob Mintzer Composition 5/4/4/4

Good News! Nestico, Sammy Jazz A Sammy Nestico Composition 5/4/4/4

Good Time Was Had By All, A Jones, Thad 5/4/4/4

Goodbye Eb Goodman, Benny Ballad Substitute Clarinet Solo 5/4/4/4

Goodbye Osser, Glenn A Gordon Jenkins Composition / Optional Vocals (Eb) 5/4/4/4

Goodbye Sims, Larry (Transcribed) Ballad Benny Goodman / Solo Clarinet Feature 6/3/3/4

Goodbye Stuart, Walt 5/4/3/4

Goodbye Mr. Evans Woods, Phil Jazz Ballad Phil Woods Big Band 5/4/4/3

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat Johnson, Sy Ballad A Charles Mingus Composition 5/3/2/3

Goodbye Yesterday Piestrup, Don Jazz Waltz Recorded by Buddy Rich on “Mercy, Mercy” 5/5/4/4

Goodbye, Mr. Simes Billings, Ed Solo Trumpet Feature 5/4/4/3

Goodnight Medley Stuart, Walt Medley: I’ll See You In My Dreams, Sleepy Time Gal, Goodnight Sweetheart, etc. 5/4/4/3

Goodnight Sweetheart Warrington, Johnny Optional Vocals (C) 5/3/3/4

Goodnight Vienna D Lally, Jimmy Tango An E. Maschwitz & G. Posford Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Goodnight, Irene Clinton, Larry Waltz A Huddie Ledbetter & John Lomax Composition / Optional Vocals (G) 5/3/3/4

Goodnight, My Love Eb Skinner, Frank Ballad Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4

Goody Goody Graf, Eddie 5/4/4/4

Goody Goody Kohl, James Johnny Mercer & Matt Malneck 5/4/4/4

Goody Goody C Lally, Jimmy Quickstep A Johnny Mercer & Matt Malneck Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4 (S)

Goody Goody Stuart, Walt 4/3/1/4

Goon Juice Davies, Tim Latin 5/5/4/4

Gorilla Man Blues Taylor, Mark Shuffle 5/4/4/4

Gospel John Clark, Andy A Jeffrey Steinberg Composition 5/4/4/4

Gospel John Kulkarni, Sarang Trumpet Solo 5/4/4/4

Gospel John Lowden, Bob Rock 5/4/4/4

Gospel John Steinberg, Jeff As Recorded by Maynard Ferguson 5/4/4/4

Gospel Truth, The Fraedrich, Craig Swing U.S. Army Blues 5/5/4/4

Gospel Truth, The Gingery, Ralph Gospel 5/4/4/4

Got A Date With An Angel Berry, John Swing Waller, Tunbridge, Grey & Miller 5/4/4/4

Got A Match? Bogle, Mike Woody Herman 5/5/5/4

Got Eyes For You Montgomery, Bob Bossa Nova Solo Trumpet Feature 5/5/5/4

Got Plenty Of Nuttin’ Potts, Bill Swing Bill Potts Big Band 5/4/4/4

Got The Basie Feelin’ 5/3/1/4

Got The Spirit Hampton, Slide Maynard Ferguson 5/5/4/3

Got To Get You Into My Life Pemberton, Roger Shuffle Recorded by EARTH, WIND and FIRE 5/4/4/4

Got To Get You Into My Life Wasson, John Shuffle Recorded by The Beatles 5/4/4/4

Gotham City Municipal Swing Band Hefti, Neal Swing Optional Vibes 5/4/4/4

Gotta Be This Or That Stuart, Walt Swing A Sunny Skylar Composition 5/4/4/4

Grace Jones, Quincy & Nestico, Sammy 5/4/4/4

Granada C Mason, Jack Waltz Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Granada Smoothie Taylor, Mark Samba 5/5/5/4

Grand Central Suite Holcombe, Bill 5/5/5/4

Grand Concourse Buddy Rich 5/4/4/3

Grape Stompin’ Bluefoot II LaBarbera, John Hoe Down Rock 5/4/4/4

Gravy Waltz Waltz Maynard Ferguson 5/4/4/4

Grazin’ In The Grass Flowers, R. Jazz Braun & Golub / Master Rhythm Sheet 4/2/2/3

Grease Fm Teague, David Bee Gees / Lyrics Sheet / Substitute Tenor Sax Solo 5/4/4/4

Grease – A Medley Gold, Marty Rock Medley: Grease, You’re The One That I Want & We Go Together 5/4/4/4

Grease – You’re The One That I Want Stuart, Walt Medley 5/4/4/4

Greased Lightnin’ Holmes, Roger Bright Rock From GREASE 5/4/4/4

Greasy Sack Blooz Blues Woody Herman 5/4/4/3

Great Debate, The Nestico, Sammy Swing From the library of Count Basie 5/5/4/4

Great Gate Of Kiev Stuart, Walt (Adapted) 5/4/4/3

Great Pretender, The Knox, Bob Beach Rock 5/4/4/4

Great Pumpkin Waltz, The McGahan, Jon Jazz Waltz Vince Guaraldi 5/4/4/4

Greaze On Down The Road Gallaher, Chris 5/4/4/4

Green Eyes C Ballantine, Eddie Cancion Bolero Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4 (S)

Green Eyes Wolpe, Dave Beguine 5/4/4/4

Green Light Blues Newsom, Tommy Swing A Louie Bellson Composition 5/4/4/4

Green Onions Holmes, Roger Rock Shuffle Recorded by Booker T. & The MG’s 5/4/4/4

Green Onions Nestico, Sammy A Steinberg, Jackson, Jones & Cropper Composition 5/4/4/4

Green Room Jive Dedrick, Art The Original Vaughn Monroe Arrangement 4/3/2/3 (S)

Greensleeves Edmonson, John Jazz Waltz 5/3/3/4

Greensleeves Piestrup, Don Jazz Waltz 5/4/4/4

Greensleeves White, Gene Swing 5/4/4/4

Greetings And Salutations Jones, Thad Funky Rock As Recorded by the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra on “NEW LIFE” 5/4/4/4

Grey Skies Packay, Peter Optional Vocals (F) 5/3/3/4

Gringo Chattaway, Jay Latin 5/4/4/4

Gringo Hill, J. Latin Jazz Studio Series for the Advanced Musician 5/5/5/4

Groove Nelson, Oliver Swing As Recorded by the Maynard Ferguson Band on “Come Blow Your Horn” 5/4/4/4

Groove Blues Menza, Don Swing 5/4/4/4

Groove Merchant Barduhn, Dave Shuffle A Jerome Richardson Composition 5/4/4/3

Groove Merchant Jones, Thad Shuffle Recorded by the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra 5/4/4/4

Groovemaker Taylor, Jeff Swing 5/4/4/4

Groovin’ Easy Nestico, Sammy 5/4/4/4

Groovin’ Hard Barduhn, Dave Shuffle A Don Menza Composition 5/4/4/4

Groovin’ Hard Blair, Peter Swing A Don Menza Composition / Recorded by Buddy Rich 5/4/4/4

Groovin’ Hard Menza, Don Shuffle As Recorded by Buddy Rich 5/4/4/4

Groovin’ Hard Menza, Don Originally Played by Buddy Rich Big Band / Transcribed by Pavel Kriz 5/5/5/3

Groovin’ Hard Menza, Don Shuffle 5/5/6/4

Groovin’ High Clark, Buddy As Recorded by SUPERSAX on Capital Records / Dizzy Gillespie 5/1/1/3

Groovin’ High McConnell, Rob Swing As Recorded on Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass “LIVE IN DIGITAL” 5/5/4/3

Groovin’ High Osser, Glenn Jazz By John “Dizzy” Gillespie 5/4/4/4

Grove City Groover, The Fedchock, John Shuffle 5/4/4/4

Guagliano Prado, Perez 5/4/3/4

Guaglione Stuart, Walt Cha-Cha 5/4/4/3

Guantanamera F Neuman, Alfred E. Latin Rock Optional Instrumental 5/5/5/4

Guarabe Fischer, Clare Latin 5/5/4/4

Gubernatorial Recall Davies, Tim Swing 5/5/4/4

Guess What !! Leonetti, Tommy Jazz Rock 5/4/4/4

Guilty Stuart, Walt 5/4/4/4

Gumshoe Nestico, Sammy Blues 5/4/4/4

Gunslinging Bird Slagle, Steve Recorded by The Mingus Big Band on “Gunslinging Birds” 5/3/3/4

G’Won Train Osser, Glenn A Patti Bown Composition 5/4/4/4

Gypsy In My Soul Quickstep Medley, The Hyde, Paul (Dr. Bone) Quickstep From the Library of the Johnny Spice Swing Orchestra 5/4/4/4

Gypsy In My Soul, The Eb Dedrick, Art Jump Jaffe & Boland / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4

Gypsy Medley Stuart, Walt Medley: Everything’s Coming Up Roses, You’ll Never Get Away From Me, etc. 4/3/2/3


5/4/4/4 = 5 woodwinds/4 trumpets/4 trombones/4 rhythm

5/5/4/3 = 5 woodwinds/5 trumpets/4 trombones/3 rhythm

4/3/2/4 (S) = 4 woodwinds/3 trumpets/2 trombones/4 rhythm (optional strings)

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