Natalie Cole's Unforgettable album met with incredible popularity and acclaim, and this great old standard is hot! Jerry Nowak's solid, medium swing chart cooks all the way, and is a fantastic feature
This is the original studio ensemble arrangement by Frank DeVol for Ella Fitzgerald's 1960 album "Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas." It was arranged to feature a solo vocalist along with an SATTBB vocal
Adapted from the chart he did for Diana Krall, and recorded with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra on her Christmas Songs CD, here is John Clayton's joyous, uptempo swing chart on this holiday favorite.
This Buddy Bregman arrangement was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald for what became the first entry into her songbook series: The Cole Porter Songbook. The arrangement begins with the seldom heard verve
Better known within the jazz community by its instrumental title Robbins' Nest, Quincy Jones' arrangement of Just When We're Falling In Love was written for Ella Fitzgerald and the Count
Made popular recently thanks to a recording by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on the Duets II album, this wonderful jazz standard from the '30s has also been featured on the TV show Glee. This up-tempo swing
This is one of a series of arrangements written by Nelson Riddle for Ella Fitzgerald focusing on the Gershwin songbook. This arrangement of the classic Let's Call the Whole Thing Off features
Performed and recorded live on multiple occasions in 1966 by Ella Fitzgerald with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, this arrangement of Cole Porter's Let's Do It has a couple unique features going for
This well-known Latin classic has been recorded by many jazz artists and lends itself to an easy relaxed feel. Written in a very comfortable range for vocalist, this exceptional chart by Mark Taylor will be
Here's a superb Gershwin tune in a really great chart for your band and vocal soloist! Arranged in two keys, this flexible chart is offered in the key of Bb for a female vocalist, and Eb for a male
This familiar Oscar Hammerstein and Sigmund Romberg standard, first popular in the 1920's and 30's, has been revisited over the years in a variety of styles. Here is an attractive and smooth samba version
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
Sultry and romantic! Your female vocalist will love digging into one of the all time great torch songs made famous by Billie Holiday. With a one octave vocal range, the singer can kick back to
Nelson Riddle wrote this arrangement for the 1961 Ella Fitzgerald album "Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson." The chart features all the classic Riddle hallmarks including sax backgrounds, punchy brass, and a
One of the great ballads of all time! This timeless Erroll Garner classic, sensitively arranged by Jerry Nowak, belongs in any good jazz book. You'll use this one year after year! (Vocal in C).
Although Marty Paich's small band arrangement of Moonlight On The Ganges, written for the 1958 Ella Fitzgerald album "Ella Swings Lightly," starts off in a conventional manner, the multiple tempo
Here's a wonderful ballad for solo vocalist and jazz ensemble arranged in two keys for flexibility. Arranger Dave Wolpe, one of the best in the business, has written this swing ballad in G minor and C minor
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