Major Thoroughfare from the Young Jazz Ensemble series is designed for developing jazz groups. Full instrumentation includes 5 saxophones, 8 brass, and 4 rhythm parts. Reduced instrumentation is playable with 4 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones and 3 rhythm parts. Optional parts include flute, tuba, horn in F and baritone T.C./tenor sax. All solos are written out with chord changes, the rhythm section parts suggest chord voicings and rhythms and guitar chord frames are provided to assist young guitarists.