Description: This standard is superbly arranged for jazz choirs of all levels. The accompaniment is a walking bass line with limited right hand piano involvement which allows your musician to ad lib when desired and to give the vocals a chance to shine. This arrangement works well with piano-only or full rhythm accompaniment. A great addition to your jazz standard library. Available separately: SATB, StudioTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:35.
Description: One of the iconic tunes from the swing era, this enduring standard has been recorded by countless artists ranging from Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra, to more recent recordings by Michael Buble, Ani DiFranco and Eric Clapton. This easy arrangement provides a perfect way for teaching the elements of swing style in a relaxed and medium-tempo.
Description: Made famous by the Count Basie band as well as countless other jazz artists, bring a bit of history to your young players with this familiar standard. This easy arrangement includes a nice mix of unison passages with full-sounding ensemble scoring. Medium swing at its best!
These full-length Grade 1.5 arrangements are the perfect “next step” for bands using the EE Jazz method, and also stand on their own as great easy charts for young players.
• Written for full band/playable with 3 saxes, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone and rhythm section
• Full recording included
• Each arrangement is a self-contained teaching unit with exercises for melody, rhythm and improvisation
• Includes opt. parts for flute, clarinet, F horn and tuba
Description: Scott Kitzmiller's rendition of the jazz standard was arranged for Realtime, the 2005 International Quartet Champion. Realtime added it to their Four Brothers album. Filled with fun syncopations and a catchy lyric, this is sure to be the perfect swing song in any repertoire.