August 12, 2020
Welcome to Baker's Jazz and More
We are a music publishing and retail company specializing in high quality original Jazz and Salsa big band charts for jazz ensembles of all levels. 

Since 2010, we have received more than 70 Editor's Choice awards from J.W. Pepper.

Our music is available through this website, J.W.Pepper & Son, Inc., Long & McQuade, Stanton's Sheet Music, Pender’s Music Co., Midwest Music, and We also work with many local retailers across the US and Canada.

My students love playing Paul's music. It makes classic jazz forms accessible in the 21st century

Gregory J. Simmons
Director Of Jazz Studies
Valley High School- West Des Moines, IA

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"We ended up playing 2 of Paul's great charts ("Six of One" and "The Mudbug Strut") for our Midwest Clinic performance and I actually bought a bunch of charts because they were ALL fantastic!"

Lee Hicks, Director of Bands,
Fountainebleau HS, Mandeville, LA

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"Our student musicians enjoyed playing "Riggs!" and really had a blast soloing over the changes at The Midwest Clinic this past December. "

Rich Armstrong, Director of Bands
Waxahachie HS, Waxahachie, TX

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“Paul Baker’s music fills our library, from Grade 2 on up. All the Katy Jazz Bands play his wide variety of works.”

Terence Gorton,
Director of the Katy HS Jazz Band
Katy, TX

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“If you haven’t picked up Arnge Drank, which is the Editor’s Choice at JW Pepper, you are missing out on life.”

Amanda Stevenson
Director of the Georgetown HS Jazz Band
Georgetown, TX

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"I spent an hour listening to all of the demos, and none of your charts suck!"

J.P. Iowa

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BJAM Wins 7 Editor's Choice Awards from J.W. Pepper
We're very proud to announce that all 7 of our new titles for 2020 have received Editor's Choice awards from J.W. Pepper! Consisting of Grade 2 and 3 level music, these charts include swing and latin rhythms, a 12 bar blues in the Basie style, a true shuffle, a beautiful alto sax feature, and two nods to jazz standards. Congratulations to all of our composers!

Aria  - Rick Lawn - Grade 3
Cambios de Otono - Paul Baker - Grade 2
Down a Notch - Paul Baker - Grade 3
Hittin' at Minton's - Paul Baker - Grade 3
Oh, Lady Be Good - Gershwin/Morey - Grade 3
Say What? - Paul Baker - Grade 2
The Stockhouse Shuffle - Matt Morey - Grade 3