Here's a chance to place your hard working bassist in the spotlight! Suitable for electric or acoustic bass, the solo part is completely written with chord symbols provided. There's an optional section for
Among the many arrangements that have been frequently requested by singers and enthusiasts, the music written for Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie Orchestra is high on the list. This original version was
Ah...Gershwin, Ella, and Riddle! What more could anyone want? This is one of a series of arrangements written by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald focusing on the Gershwin songbook. It's a
Now for the first time in print, this publication is based on Nelson Riddle's original set of parts used by Frank Sinatra for the 1956 session with Quincy Jones' modifications for the Live at the the Sands
Perhaps no song is associated with Frank Sinatra more than this one! In Los Angeles on January 12, 1956 Frank Sinatra recorded Nelson Riddle's arrangement of Cole Porter's song, I've Got You Under My
Dissonance in Blues is a medium blues in E, featuring the bass, giving way to swinging ensemble writing and modern harmonies.
This Billy May arrangement was recorded by Nat King Cole in 1961 for the "Let's Face the Music" album (later released on the multi-CD set titled "The Billy May Sessions"). Featuring a full big band with
This is one of a series of arrangements written by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald focusing on the Gershwin songbook. These arrangements constitute some of the most famous settings of classic songs for
This is a fun chart in a hard-bop blues groove in the key of F. The tempo should be around 130 bpm for the quarter note but could go faster. As the title suggests it is a string or electric bass
This chart has been lovingly transcribed and adapted by Jon Harpin from Frank Sinatra's 1964 album "Days of Wine and Roses." The original arrangement was penned by Nelson Riddle and included strings, harp
This contemporary Latin/funk piece is a marvelous feature for electric bass. A quiet, rather haunting theme is played by soprano or optional alto sax and high-register bass, plus solos for bass and/or
Soon is one of a series of arrangements written by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald focusing on the Gershwin songbook. These arrangements constitute some of the most famous settings of
Transcribed from the original Nelson Riddle arrangement, this chart is an out-and-out vocal feature as written for Ella Fitzgerald, with no instrumental chorus. The backing lines from the band are solid and
Transcribed from Julie London's 1961 album "Whatever Julie Wants," this is a nice, laid back swing chart and is classic Julie London. While it is a vocal feature, the 16-measure instrumental bridge is
Transcribed from Julie London's 1961 album "Whatever Julie Wants," this is a very cool chart that switches effortlessly between swing and beguine feels. Overall the chart is relaxed, breezy and nicely
Here is a terrific transcription and adaptation of Nelson Riddle's chart done for Frank Sinatra's "Strangers in the Night" album. Sinatra often referred to this song as his first hit, a reference
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