This is one of the most famous vocal studio orchestra arrangements, recorded by Dean Martin in 1960. This is the authentic and swinging version that Nelson Riddle created to showcase Martin in his
Play it again, Sam! This one can be used as a vocal solo or vocal group feature (SATB or SSAA). The voice leading is just right, and the band gets a spot to open up, too. Vocals in C/Db.
This roaring and challenging Bill Holman chart begins with the vocal soloist solely accompanied by bass. Halfway through the first chorus drums enter, and then at the end of the chorus the whole band
This classic Frank Sinatra arrangement from the pen of Quincy Jones comes from the It Might as Well Be Swing album, recorded in 1964 with the Count Basie Orchestra. This song, along with Luck Be a Lady;
Looking for an easy-to-play vocal chart? Here is an excellent vocal with big band chart on a familiar standard that has the ensemble arranged at the medium-easy level by Victor Lopez. A slow swing chart
This Marty Paich arrangement from Ella Fitzgerald's 1958 album "Ella Swings Lightly" does an excellent job of balancing intensity and intimacy throughout in a small band setting. Instrumentation: Solo
Here's a superb vocal solo feature with big-band chart on a great standard. The features include a vocal range from B-flat below middle C to third space C, a lead trumpet range to A-flat, and the
This sultry and lush arrangement was written by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald's 1962 album "Ella Swings Gently with Nelson." This is a studio orchestra arrangement featuring a string section along with
Without a doubt one of the signature entries in Frank Sinatra's discography, Billy May's arrangement of the title track from Sinatra's 1958 album "Come Fly with Me" is quite possibly as close to a perfect
Featuring a vocalist with big band, this gorgeous ballad is played around 74 bpm. The vocal range is G below middle C to third space C, and the lead trumpet range is to F-sharp top line. Included are
This authentic Ella Fitzgerald arrangement is as written by Nelson Riddle, but also includes optional string parts that may be used in place of, or in addition to, the woodwind and French horn parts. An
Dave Wolpe gives us a fine vocal feature chart on this wonderful Henry Mancini standard treated in a moderate swing style. Arranged in two keys for flexibility, the low female key is C and the vocal range
Here's a wonderful vocal solo feature chart on a timeless Duke Ellington jazz standard! The feel is easy swing, the tempo is around 96 bpm, the vocal range is A-flat below middle C up to B-flat
This is one of the classic Nelson Riddle arrangements recorded by Ella Fitzgerald for the 1961 album "Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson." This arrangement was modified in the studio to begin with Ella
Duke Ellington's great chart really swings in this potent Dave Wolpe arrangement! The vocal solo is backed by all sorts of tasty little fills, and the full band gets to shout a bit, too. Ad lib fills can be
Dave Wolpe has done a masterful job with Gershwin's romantic favorite, setting it in two keys for both male and female vocal solo, including a lyrical trombone feature, even building it up to a big band
Composed in the '50s, this entertaining holiday tune has been recorded notably by Kay Starr, and more recently by the Brian Setzer Orchestra. For vocalist and big band, this is a dynamic and swingin'
This arrangement by Nelson Riddle was recorded in 1959 by Ella Fitzgerald for her Gershwin Songbook three-album set. The arrangement opens with a vocal/bass duet (with drums on brushes). The ensemble slowly
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