Blue 'n' Moody by Michael Sweeney. For Jazz Ensemble (Score & Parts). Discovery Jazz. Grade 1. Softcover with CD. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.7470745).
Utilizing the Dorian mode and a bluesy melody, here is a catchy original perfect for teaching swing. This one also works great for beginning improvisers since the solo section uses only two chords (two scales). Sure to become a favorite with your band.