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
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;
The swingin' Quincy Jones arrangement of this standard was a Frank Sinatra signature tune. Here's the authentic version edited and adapted for today's bands by Mike Tomaro. Vocal Key: B-Flat.
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
Adapted from the arrangement that John Clayton did for Dianne Reeves and the WDR radio big band in Cologne, Germany, here is a moderately slow and sultry swing version of the Duke Ellington favorite.
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
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
For the first time, here is Quincy Jones' arrangement originally written for the 1964 Sinatra/Basie studio collaboration It Might As Well Be Swing. This chart was also used a few times during the 1965
As performed by Carmen McRae (including the spoken intro), here is John Clayton's sensitive and gorgeous version of For All We Know. The rich ensemble accompaniment is as much a part of the
In 1960 Dean Martin recorded the album "This Time I'm Swingin'" with studio orchestra arrangements supplied by Nelson Riddle. Here is the arrangement of I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me
Feature your vocal quartet or SATB vocal ensemble with your jazz ensemble! Plus, this chart also includes an additional part for vocal soloist if you prefer. A medium-swing arrangement by Darmon Meader, the
Have a jazz vocal group or quartet? Here is a stunning chart arranged by Darmon Meader, the musical director and chief arranger of the jazz vocal group New York Voices. This stellar tune is
Originally recorded in 1984 by Stevie Wonder, here is a smooth version in a cha-cha style that provides a very appealing setting for vocalist. Mossman uses some harmonic twists and turns, interesting and
Here's the classic Neal Hefti big band arrangement from the 1962 Frank Sinatra and Count Basie collaboration Sinatra-Basie. This is vintage Neal Hefti: mellow, but swinging lines and enough space to afford
Adapted from his Grammy winning arrangement for Queen Latifah, here is a smokin' swing chart that features a relaxed vocal line accompanied by absolutely blazing figures from the band. An exceptional
Originally arranged for Ernie Andrews, this hard-swinging chart provides a real workout for band and vocalist alike. The blues-infused style features interplay between the singer and the band as well as
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
This wonderful chart on the Harold Arlen standard was the first arrangement Nelson Riddle wrote in his own style for Frank Sinatra in 1953. The story goes that after hearing this chart, Sinatra decided
Released on 1965's "Ella At Duke's Place," this arrangement of a three-way collaboration by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn and Gerald Wilson casts both Ella Fitzgerald and the Ellington band in an unusual
Written for Ella Fitzgerald and the Count Basie Orchestra, Nelson Riddle's arrangement of one of the oldest jazz standards is a very unique entry into the great arranger's storied career. Although it
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
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