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MALE swing, jazz, standards, latin based, Big Band, Trio backing tracks, even Pop based songs but in a jazz or swing arrangement, in Alphabetical order or use the Search box.

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ONCE IN A WHILE key C 3:21
4 bar intro; vocal thru - short piano solo - vocal back to "in loves...... smouldering embers..."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M783. ONCE IN A WHILE - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to B 
I've always loved this lovely song and here's an intimate 2016 Pianotrak to set the mood!

 
 
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ONCE UPON A TIME key Bb 4:16
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - vocal back to " how the breeze..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M327. ONCE UPON A TIME
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful song ; covered by Bobby Darin ; Tony Bennett ; et al ; in a quality Livetrak arrangement.

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ONCE UPON A TIME  key Bb 3:28
Intro and then vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru once only and finish.

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M1110. ONCE UPON A TIME - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful song, sung by Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Sinatra, etc in a classy piano only arrangement, no tempo in mind, but perfect for a quality vocal.

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ONE key Eb 3:15
8 bar intro and vocal in at 20 secs, vocal thru, short piano solo and vocal back in at 1:56 with "one smile and suddenly...", continue thru and tag the last line at 2:48 and finish.

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key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Great tune from the musical "A Chorus Line". Here's a very cool trio arrangement.
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ONE FINE THING key Fm 3:36
8 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through, 8 bar FLUTE SOLO at 2:08, vocal in at 2:24, continue through and finish as per the Harry Connick Jnr version.

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M2007. ONE FINE THING - Piano
key - Fm - vocal range - C to Bb
Have to say I love practically anything by Harry Connick Jnr, super super talented musician, songwriter and singer and this is a great moody song, same key. This version is PIANO ONLY but does include that breathy and hard flute 8 bar solo.

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ONE FOR MY BABY key C 3:53
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, continue through as per the Willie Nelson version, same form and similar arrangement, except a semitone lower than his original key.

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M2329. ONE FOR MY BABY - C
key - C - vocal range - A to C#
Similar arrangement to the Willie Nelson version, a semitone lower than his original key.

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ONE FOR MY BABY key D 3:53
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, continue through as per the Willie Nelson version, same form and similar arrangement.

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M2330. ONE FOR MY BABY - D
key - D - vocal range - B to D#
Similar arrangement to the Willie Nelson version.
Same arrangement as M2329 except a full tone higher.

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ONE FOR MY BABY key Eb 4:32
bar pickup and 4 bar intro ; vocal thru song ; no solo - back to " you'd never know it... but buddy..." ; continue and end aka Sinatra finish.

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M552. ONE FOR MY BABY - Eb
key - Eb (and G) - range - C - E
Fabulously bluesy arrangement of this gem. Sinatra's version is probably the most popular but this version works great - do it your way! Tony Bennett did a version in a similar tempo..

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ONE FOR MY BABY key C 3:36
4 bar intro ; vocal thru all the way!! Sticks close to the intimate Sinatra version.
Pianotrak arrangement.

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M295. ONE FOR MY BABY
key - C - range - (G optional) - A to C#
Sinatra's saloon song! Pianotrak arrangement.

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ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER key F 3:17
Based on the Steve Tyrell version from the album "Back to Bacharach" with a definite ending. Original key.

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M2180. ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER - F
key - F - vocal range - A to Eb
Very similar arrangement to the Steve Tyrell version from his album "Back to Bacharach", same key.

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ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER key G 3:17
Based on the Steve Tyrell version from the album "Back to Bacharach" with a definite ending.

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M2181. ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER - G
key - G - vocal range - B to F
Very similar arrangement to the Steve Tyrell version from his album "Back to Bacharach". Same arrangement as M2180 except a full tone higher.

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ONE NOTE SAMBA key Bb 2:07
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " there are many people who.." ; continue ; repeat the last line and dead stop.

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M249. ONE NOTE SAMBA - Bb
key - Bb - range - Ab to Eb
Jobim at his best!! Incredible Realtrak full band arrangement of this Latin classic. sung by Sinatra ; Ella and co!

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ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART key Bb 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal continue through, piano solo at 1:28, vocal back in at 1:59 with "just wait...", continue through and finish, ad lib over the outro.

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M1622. ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Great song from Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodsky, well known amongst musicians and singers of standards.
Lightly swinging Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1621 except a full tone lower.

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ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART key C 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal continue through, piano solo at 1:28, vocal back in at 1:59 with "just wait...", continue through and finish, ad lib over the outro.

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M1621. ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART - C
key - C - range - C to D
Great song from Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodsky, well known amongst musicians and singers of standards.
Lightly swinging Trio arrangement.

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ONLY YOU key Ab 3:42
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:46, vocal back in at at with "only you.. and you alone.... can thrill me...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1886. ONLY YOU - Ab smooth
key - Ab - range - C to C (optional Db)
Superb smooth groove arrangement of the Platters hit! Wonderful feel, great tempo and cool piano licks and fills..
Same arrangement as M1885 except a full tone lower.

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ONLY YOU key Ab 3:40
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 2:25, vocal back in at 2:55 with "when you hold my hand..", continue through and finish.

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M1890. ONLY YOU - Ab Trio
key - Ab - range - C to C (optional Db)
Gorgeous trio ballad arrangement of the classic Platters hit. Same arrangement as M1889 except a full tone lower.

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ONLY YOU key Bb 3:42
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:46, vocal back in at at with "only you.. and you alone.... can thrill me...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1885. ONLY YOU - Bb smooth
key - Bb - range - D to D (optional Eb)
Superb smooth groove arrangement of the Platters hit! Wonderful feel, great tempo and cool piano licks and fills..

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ONLY YOU key Bb 3:40
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 2:25, vocal back in at 2:55 with "when you hold my hand..", continue through and finish.

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M1889. ONLY YOU - Bb Trio
key - Bb - range - D to D (optional Eb)
Gorgeous trio ballad arrangement of the classic Platters hit.

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ORANGE COLOURED (COLORED) SKY key Bb 2:23
4 bar intro; vocal thru (without the end tag section); short piano solo ; vocal back in at "one look and I yell timber...."; continue and include the end section tag.

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M736. ORANGE COLOURED SKY - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to Eb (optional "F" top note)
Cool quartet arrangement of the classic Nat King Cole hit; including the tag at the very end. 

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ORDINARY FOOL key Ab 3:45
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:48 with 'it's a lesson that I've learned..", continue through and at 3:20 repeat "like an ordinary fool.. when his ordinary dreams fall through.." and finish.

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M1908. ORDINARY FOOL - Ab Pianotrak
key - Ab - range - Eb to C
The best thing to come out of the movie Bugsy Malone was this song. Written by Paul Williams and also covered by the Carpenters and Paul Williams but the best version is by Mel Torme featuring Phil Woods on Alto!
Same arrangement as M1907 except a full tone lower.

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ORDINARY FOOL key Bb 3:45
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, continue through, short piano solo at 2:16, vocal back in at 2:48 with 'it's a lesson that I've learned..", continue through and at 3:20 repeat "like an ordinary fool.. when his ordinary dreams fall through.." and finish.

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M1907. ORDINARY FOOL - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - F to D
The best thing to come out of the movie Bugsy Malone was this song. Written by Paul Williams and also covered by the Carpenters and Paul Williams but the best version is by Mel Torme featuring Phil Woods on Alto!

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OUR DAY WILL COME key F 3:32
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, electric piano solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "no one can tell me that I'm too young to know..", continue through, at 2:58 repeat "our day.....will come.." and again at 3:08 and finish.

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M1878. OUR DAY WILL COME - F Bossa
key - F - range - C to C
2019 Bossa arrangement, loosely based on the Carpenters version, but in a male key.
Same arrangement as M1877 except a fulltone lower.

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OUR DAY WILL COME key G 3:23
8 bar intro; vocal thru; fender rhodes solo; vocal back in at "no one can tell me that I'm too young.."; continue; repeat our day will come and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M651. OUR DAY WILL COME - G
key - G - range - D to D 
Classy tune in a cool latin-esque Realtrak arrangement.

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OUR DAY WILL COME key G 3:32
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, electric piano solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "no one can tell me that I'm too young to know..", continue through, at 2:58 repeat "our day.....will come.." and again at 3:08 and finish.

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M1877. OUR DAY WILL COME - G Bossa
key - G - range - D to D
2019 Bossa arrangement, loosely based on the Carpenters version, but in a male key.

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OUR DAY WILL COME version 2 key G 2:31

Our day will come backing track is a wonderful song and this version starts off with a 4 bar introduction and vocals in at 7 seconds, continue thru – note, extra bar at 58 seconds, band solo at 1:04, vocals back in at 1:18 with “no one can tell me that I’m too young to know..” continue thru, extra bar again at 1:54, repeat the last line a few times, rall the last line again then finish. This has a great standard swing arrangement that is based on his James Darren version, from his album “Because Of You”.

MP3 DEMO:
M1178. OUR DAY WILL COME version 2
key - G - range - D to D
Big Band arrangement, based on the James Darren version from his album “Because Of You”.

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - key - D 3:39
orchestral intro ; vocal pickup and thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " but oh my dear..."vocal cue and finish.

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M34. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
key - D - range - A to C#
Wonderful and timeless Gershwin song. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key Eb 3:24
4 bar intro with vocal pickup at 9 seconds, vocal through the song, short solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "the radio.....and the telephone....", continue, repeat "our love is here to" twice then the full last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M1433. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
A gem of a standard in an intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as M452 except a full tone lower.

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key Eb to E 3:44
6 bar intro and vocal in at 18 secs, vocal though, key change and sax solo at 2:08, vocal back in at 2:38 with "in time, the Rockies may crumble.....", continue and finish.

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M1312. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - Eb to E
key - Eb to E -vocal range - Bb to D#
Lovely arrangement of this classic Gershwins' tune, loosely based on a Barry Manilow version, same keys but with a full orchestral intro.

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OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key F 3:24
4 bar intro with vocal pickup at 9 seconds, vocal through the song, short solo at 1:34, vocal back in at 1:55 with "the radio.....and the telephone....", continue, repeat "our love is here to" twice then the full last line and finish.

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M452. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY - F Pianotrak 2017
key - F - range - C to E
A gem of a standard in an intimate 2017 Piano only arrangement.

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OUR SONG key Ab 3:06
Loosely based on the original Jack Jones version.

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M960. OUR SONG
key - Ab - range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful song that scored a hit for Jack Jones back in 1968. Arrangement is loosely based on that version.

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OUT OF NOWHERE key G 3:56
4 bar intro; vocal thru TWICE; guitar solo; vocal back in at "if you should go.. back to your nowhere...."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M714. OUT OF NOWHERE - G 
key - G - range - D to E 
Superb Quartet arrangement of this old standard that's always a big hit with musicians.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Eb 3:57
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; sax solo over the 1st "A" section then vocal back in at "someday I'll wish upon a star" ; continue ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M436. OVER THE RAINBOW - Eb
key - Eb -range - C to F
Fabulous version of this classic tune ; with some nice alternative changes ; in a Realtrak band setting!

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OVER THE RAINBOW key C 5:05
Orchestral and piano intro, vocal in at 22 seconds with "when all the world... is a hopeless jumble...", at 48 seconds "when all the clouds darken up the skyway...", at 1:03 "from your window pane." , at 1:10 "to a place behind the sun..", at 1:17 "just a step beyond the rain.......",  into tempo at 1:30 with "somewhere.....over the rainbow.....", continue through and omit the end tag (if happy little bluebirds...) - no solo, at 3:20 go back to "someday I'll wish upon a star....", continue through..., at 4:16 sing "if happy little bluebirds fly........beyond the rainbow........why oh why.......can't I........" and finish.

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DEMO 1 - M1555. OVER THE RAINBOW - C (verse demo)
DEMO 2 - M1555. OVER THE RAINBOW - C going into the main song..
key - C - range - A to D
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of this timeless gem from "The Wizard Of Oz". The track includes the verse so I've given 2 demos - one of the intro and part of the verse, demo 2 leads into the main song.
Same arrangement as F1445 except a full tone higher.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key C 4:15
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue thru (don't add the end tag) - no solo - back to the bridge "someday I'll wish..." at 2:15, continue, add the end tag ("if happy little bluebirds.....")at 3:21 and finish.

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M1076. OVER THE RAINBOW - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - A to D
Another beautifully expressive piano only arrangement, perfect for telling the lyrical story of this wonderful song.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Db 3:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:27 go back to "someday I'll wish upon a star....", continue through, slow the last few lines down and finish, leaving out the end tag "if happy little bluebirds...".

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M2321. OVER THE RAINBOW - Db smooth
key - Db - vocal range - Bb to Eb
Here's a fresh smooth arrangement of the "Wizard Of Oz" classic song. Great sounds, a great solid feel and nothing too busy.
Same arrangement as M2320 except a full tone lower.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Db 4:09
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, continue through, piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:53 with "someday I'll wish upon a star..", continue through and at 3:34 sing "birds fly.... over the rainbow.. why then oh why can't I" - OMIT THE END TAG COMPLETELY "If happy little bluebirds....". Let the track finish with the 4 bar ending or you can ad lib vocally over it.

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M2197. OVER THE RAINBOW - Db Trio
key - Db - vocal range - C to Eb
Another super fresh Trio arrangement of this wonderful old standard. Slight groove going on and some lovely alternate chord changes included. Same arrangement as M2196 except a full tone lower.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Eb 3:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:27 go back to "someday I'll wish upon a star....", continue through, slow the last few lines down and finish, leaving out the end tag "if happy little bluebirds...".

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M2320. OVER THE RAINBOW - Eb smooth
key - Eb - vocal range - C to F
Here's a fresh smooth arrangement of the "Wizard Of Oz" classic song. Great sounds, a great solid feel and nothing too busy.

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OVER THE RAINBOW key Eb 4:09
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, continue through, piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:53 with "someday I'll wish upon a star..", continue through and at 3:34 sing "birds fly.... over the rainbow.. why then oh why can't I" - OMIT THE END TAG COMPLETELY "If happy little bluebirds....". Let the track finish with the 4 bar ending or you can ad lib vocally over it.

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M2196. OVER THE RAINBOW - Eb Trio
key - Eb - vocal range - D to F
Another super fresh Trio arrangement of this wonderful old standard. Slight groove going on and some lovely alternate chord changes included.

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P.S. I LOVE YOU key Db 2:56
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, no solo  - at 1:53 go back to "write to the Browns just as soon..", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1490. P.S. I LOVE YOU  - Db Pianotrak
key - Db - range - Bb to Db
The classic Johnny Mercer and Gordon Jenkins gem in a wonderful piano only arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1489 except a full tone lower.

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P.S. I LOVE YOU key Eb 2:56
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, no solo  - at 1:53 go back to "write to the Browns just as soon..", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1489. P.S. I LOVE YOU  - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
The classic Johnny Mercer and Gordon Jenkins gem in a wonderful piano only arrangement.

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PAPER DOLL key F 2:54
8 bar intro; vocal thru TWICE - please note - this track includes the MAIN theme only!;
Harmonica solo; vocal back in at the bridge; tag the last line and finish.

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M654. PAPER DOLL
key - F - range - C to E - please note - only includes the MAIN theme.
Cool version of the Mills Brothers hit.

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PAPER DOLL key Db 2:16
2 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, short Big Band solo at 59 seconds, vocal back in at 1:11 with "and then those flirty flirty guys...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1980. PAPER DOLL - Db Big Band
key - Db - vocal range - Ab to C
Superb "Big Band" arrangement of the Mills Brothers classic, main theme only, in a great tempo.
Same arrangement as M1979 except a full tone lower.

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PAPER DOLL key Eb 2:16
2 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, short Big Band solo at 59 seconds, vocal back in at 1:11 with "and then those flirty flirty guys...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1979. PAPER DOLL - Eb Big Band
key - Eb - vocal range - Bb to D
Superb "Big Band" arrangement of the Mills Brothers classic, main theme only, in a great tempo.

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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN key Ab 3:28
4 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE; mute trumpet solo; vocal back in at "trade them for a packet of..." ; continue; tag the last and finish.

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M659. PENNIES FROM HEAVEN Ab
key - Ab - range - C to C
Great old gem in a medium swing arrangement.
 

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PEOPLE key Bb 3:52
4 bar intro ; vocal thru whole song ; very short sax solo ; vocal back in at " we're children...needing other children..." ; continue and build ; no tag and finish.

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M397. PEOPLE
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb
Realtrak quartet arrangement of this awesome song ; made famous by Barbra Streisand.
I've given it a swinging arrangement that builds and builds!

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PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE key C 2:39
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - finish with the 3 time tag - "people will say we're in; people will say we're in; people will say we're in love".

MP3 DEMO:
M758. PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE - C
key - C - range - B to E 
Swinging trio arrangement of this classic showtune. 

 
 
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PERFECT key G 4:18
4 bar intro and vocal pick up at 8 secs with " I don't want....", continue thru the same form as the original Fairground Attraction version, piano solo (instead of guitar) at 2:15, vocal back in at 2:47 with "young hearts are foolish.....", continue thru (leave out the falsettos) and repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M1256. PERFECT - G
key - G - range - D to E
Very bluesy arrangement of the massive Fairground Attraction hit, great feel and cool playing to inspire a great vocal!

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PERFIDIA key C 2:23
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru, band solo at 1:10, vocal back in at 1:42 with "with a sad lament my dreams...", continue and finish.

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key - C - range - D to D
Lovely old standard in a cool arrangement and in CHA CHA ballroom dance tempo.
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PERFIDIA key Cm (verse) and C (main theme)  4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs with the verse first and then at 48 secs into the main theme "to you.... my heart cries out..", continue thru, at 2:05 piano solo over the verse and vocal back in at 2:43 with the main theme again, and finish.

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M1355. PERFIDIA - C
key - C - range - Db to D
Wonderful TRIO and percussion arrangement of this Latin classic. Includes the verse.

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PERFIDIA key Dm (verse) and D (main theme)  4:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs with the verse first and then at 48 secs into the main theme "to you.... my heart cries out..", continue thru, at 2:05 piano solo over the verse and vocal back in at 2:43 with the main theme again, and finish.

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M1356. PERFIDIA - D
key - D - range - Eb to E
Wonderful TRIO and percussion arrangement of this Latin classic. Includes the verse.
Same arrangement as M1355 except a full tone higher.

 

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PERHAPS LOVE key F 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:01 vocal goes back to "Oh, love to some is like a cloud to some as strong as steel...", continue through and finish.

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M2249. PERHAPS LOVE - F Trio
key - F - vocal range - A to D
Trio arrangement of the popular John Denver song. Same arrangement as M2248 except a full tone lower.

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PERHAPS LOVE key G 3:12
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:01 vocal goes back to "Oh, love to some is like a cloud to some as strong as steel...", continue through and finish.

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M2248. PERHAPS LOVE - G Trio
key - G - vocal range - B to E
Trio arrangement of the popular John Denver song.

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PICK YOURSELF UP key F 2:42
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal back in at " work like a soul inspired ..." ; repeat the last line twice and finish.

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M254. PICK YOURSELF UP
key - F - range - C to E
Big hit for Nat King Cole ; this Jerome Kern masterpiece is also a favourite amongst musicians. Realtrak again!

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PICK YOURSELF UP key Eb 2:24
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:08, vocal back in at 1:23 with "don't lose your confidence...", continue through and at 2:09 repeat "take a deep breath, dust yourself off and start all over again" and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
M2105. PICK YOURSELF UP - Eb
key - Eb - vocal range - Bb to D
Superb new arrangement of this Jerome Kern classic, at a leisurely tempo and a classic Quartet instrumentation.
Same arrangement as M2104 except a full tone lower.

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PICK YOURSELF UP key F 2:24
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 1:08, vocal back in at 1:23 with "don't lose your confidence...", continue through and at 2:09 repeat "take a deep breath, dust yourself off and start all over again" and finish.

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M2104. PICK YOURSELF UP - F version 2
key - F - vocal range - C to E
Superb new arrangement of this Jerome Kern classic, at a leisurely tempo and a classic Quartet instrumentation.

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PIECES OF DREAMS key Db 2:59
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, continue through - vocal all the way!

MP3 DEMO:
M2297. PIECES OF DREAMS - Db Piano
key - Db - vocal range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful song, music written by Michel Legrand and lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman. My favourite version is by Jack Jones but the Barbra Streisand version, and Claus Ogerman orchestration is stunning. Here's a very lovely piano arrangement, no tempo in mind but very easy to follow. Same arrangement as M2296 except a full tone lower.

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PIECES OF DREAMS key Eb 2:59
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, continue through - vocal all the way!

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M2296. PIECES OF DREAMS - Eb Piano
key - Eb - vocal range - Bb to F
Wonderful song, music written by Michel Legrand and lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman. My favourite version is by Jack Jones but the Barbra Streisand version, and Claus Ogerman orchestration is stunning. Here's a very lovely piano arrangement, no tempo in mind but very easy to follow.

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PLEASE BE KIND key C 2:18
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at "tell me your love's sincere..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M367. PLEASE BE KIND - C
key - C - range - C to D
Cool Livetrak Quartet arrangement of this fab mid tempo standard. Singers include Sinatra ; Ella and Jane Monheit!

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PLEASE DON'T TALK ABOUT ME key C 1:55
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " we're parting , you go your way..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M193. PLEASE DON'T TALK ABOUT ME - C
key - C - range - C to D
Wonderful old swinger in an original Livetrak arrangement..

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PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING (I'M LOVE WITH YOU) key F 3:59
4 bar intro (vocal pickup in the 4th bar); vocal thru - no solo - vocal thru 3 verses ; tag the last line ; rall and finish.

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M689. PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING (IN LOVE WITH YOU) - F 
key - F - range - F to F 
Great trio version of this old country hit. Really slow and intimate!

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POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS key F 3:38
piano intro ; vocal thru ; solo over the bridge and vocal back in at " now in a cottage filled with.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M230. POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS
key - F - range - C to E
Superlative ballad sung by Mel Torme ; Nat King Cole and all the greats. Original Livetrak arrangement.

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POPSICLE TOES key A 4:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds and continue through as per the original Michael Franks version, except with a definite ending. Original key.

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M2164. POPSICLE TOES - A
key - A - vocal range - A to Eb
Very much based on the original Michael Franks version of this super cool jazz gem, in the original key.

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POPSICLE TOES key B 4:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds and continue through as per the original Michael Franks version, except with a definite ending.

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M2165. POPSICLE TOES - B
key - B - vocal range - B to F
Very much based on the original Michael Franks version of this super cool jazz gem.
Same arrangement as M2164 except a full tone higher.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key C 4:15
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M855. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE
key - C - range - B to D 
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of this great song; the definitive version by Matt Monro is simply wonderful.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key Bb 3:39
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru, short solo at 1:50, vocal back in at 2:16 with "anyone who sees her.....", continue thru, at 3:07 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1343. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE - Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - A to C
Beautiful and haunting piano only arrangement of this wonderful Matt Monro hit.

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PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE key C 4:04
Intro and vocal in at 28 secs, continue thru, short piano solo at 2:11, vocal back in at 2:37 with "anyone who sees her......", continue and repeat the last line at 3:34 and finish.

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M940. PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE Pianotrak
key - C - range - B to D
Very lovely 2015 piano only arrangement of this wonderful Matt Monro gem.
Easy to follow and latch onto.

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PRETEND YOU DON'T SEE HER key Bb 3:17
3/4 piano intro and vocal in with " look somewhere above her; pretend you don't love her; pretend you don't see her at all" ; into tempo and repeat whole song ; short orch and string solo ; vocal back in at " pretend you don't need her, my heart " ; continue ; repeat the last section again - "look somewhere above her ;pretend you don't love her ; pretend you don't see her at all" and finish.

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M537. PRETEND YOU DON'T SEE HER
key - Bb - range - D to F 
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of this waltz that scored a hit for Jerry Vale. Track starts with piano and vocal ( vocal as per Vale version) and tempo kicks in .

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PROMISE ME YOU'LL REMEMBER key F to Gb 5:07
Strings and orchestra intro; vocal thru as per the Harry Connick Jnr version. Same form.

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M824. PROMISE ME YOU'LL REMEMBER
key - F to Gb - range - C to E
Really wonderful song; used as the love theme for The Godfather part 3, and sung by Harry Connick Jnr.
Beautiful arrangement, and very much based on the Connick version.

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PROUD MARY key Bb 2:34
12 bar intro and vocal in at 20 secs with 'left a good job...", continue thru, break at 1:18 , vocal back in at 1:32 with "if you go down to the river...", repeat the chorus at 2:00 and finish with the intro break!

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M1217. PROUD MARY - Bb swing
key - Bb - range - G to D
BIG Livetrak swing arrangement of the classic Creedence Clearwater Revival song.
 

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PUPPY LOVE key D to Eb 4:16
4 bar intro, vocal through, sax solo over the 1st "A" section, vocal back in at "I cry each night...", key change for the last verse, continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M278. PUPPY LOVE
key - D to Eb - vocal range - A to D
This Donny Osmond hit works really well as a ballad. Take out the bland chords and add some nice substitutions and a slower tempo. Original Livetrak arrangement with strings and a sax solo added.

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PURE IMAGINATION key D 3:07
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 1:43 go back to "if you want to view paradise...", continue thru as per the Newley version.

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M1347. PURE IMAGINATION - D
key - D - range - A to E
Stunning arrangement, based on the Anthony Newley version (he co-wrote this gem with Leslie Bricusse for "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory"). Original key and form.

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PURE IMAGINATION key Eb 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru the song, short piano solo at 1:24, vocal back in at 1:42 with "we'll begin with a spin.....", continue thru and finish.

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M1041. PURE IMAGINATION - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Wonderfully classy song, from the 1971 musical "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". Here's a very cool trio arrangement!

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PURE IMAGINATION (Lou Rawls) key Db (original key) 4:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru and then into a half time groove and continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, except with a proper ending - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06QYdaVBnlM

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M1317. PURE IMAGINATION (Lou Rawls)
key - Db - range - Ab to Eb
Great song from the movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and covered by all the classiest of singers. This version is based on the Lou Rawls funky 1976 version from his album All Things In Time.

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PURE IMAGINATION smooth key Eb 3:02
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continue thru the song TWICE (2nd time starts at 1:25), continue thru - no tag - and finish.

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M1049. PURE IMAGINATION smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
I really like this arrangement actually! A Livetrak main track, the drum kit being a "vocal" based kit, with a very cool "vocal" bassline added. The track is subtle and yet punchy, but keeps to the more subdued chilled sound!

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PURPLE RAIN key Ab 5:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru all the way until the end and then from 3:45 it's piano lines (using the famous guitar lick and falsetto lines) with vocal ad libs, vocal back in at 4:41 with "I only want to see you, In the purple rain.." and finish.

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M1246. PURPLE RAIN - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to F (optional ad libs... and screams..!)
Much loved Prince song in a very cool TRIO arrangement. Same arrangement as M1246 except a full tone lower.

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PURPLE RAIN key Bb 5:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 secs, vocal thru all the way until the end and then from 3:45 it's piano lines (using the famous guitar lick and falsetto lines) with vocal ad libs, vocal back in at 4:41 with "I only want to see you, In the purple rain.." and finish.

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M1245. PURPLE RAIN - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to G (optional ad libs... and screams..!)
Much loved Prince song in a very cool TRIO arrangement, in the original key.

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PUT ON A HAPPY FACE  key Eb 2:00
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short solo ; vocal back in and repeat last line twice and then again but phrase with piano.

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M143. PUT ON A HAPPY FACE
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Great swinging standard.Singers include Tony Bennett; Nancy Wilson. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key C 3:01
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; string and orchestra short solo ; vocal back in at " when your dreams at night.....fade before you" ; tag the last line and finish.

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M504. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY
key - C - range - G to C 
Wonderful waltz in a Realtrak orchestral setting. Frank Sinatra used this gem as a closer for his TV shows but it's been covered by all the wonderful singers of the period.

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key Db 2:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through, piano solo at 1:11, vocal back in at 1:44 with "when your dreams at night...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1758. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY - Db swing
key - Db - range - Ab to Db
The classic waltz as a mid tempo swinger! It works great lyrically, giving the vocal plenty of space and it feels great!
Trio arrangement. Same arrangement as M1757 except a full tone lower.

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key Db 3:04
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, tag the last line at 2:38, slow down and finish.

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M1756. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY - Db waltz
key - Db - range - Ab to Db
Gorgeous Trio arrangement of the classic standard, used by Sinatra many times as a closer to his TV shows..
Same arrangement as M1755 except a full tone lower.

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key Eb 2:32
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, continue through, piano solo at 1:11, vocal back in at 1:44 with "when your dreams at night...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1757. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY - Eb swing
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
The classic waltz as a mid tempo swinger! It works great lyrically, giving the vocal plenty of space and it feels great!
Trio arrangement.
 

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PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY key Eb 3:04
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, tag the last line at 2:38, slow down and finish.

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M1755. PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY - Eb waltz
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Gorgeous Trio arrangement of the classic standard, used by Sinatra many times as a closer to his TV shows..
 

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PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER key Eb 3:53
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to "people say..that love's a game.." ; continue ; repeat the last line 3 times ; rall and finish.

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M390. PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Lovely; contemporary version of this Paul Anka tune. Michael Buble's version is lovely!

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PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER key C to Db 4:28
Based on the Michael Buble version, and same form.

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M2022. PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER - C to Db
key - C to Db - vocal range - A to C
Gorgeous arrangement that is based on the Michael Buble version, same form and has a similar synth soloing sound as his version. He sings this one beautifully I have to say....
Same arrangement as M2021 except a full tone lower.

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PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER key D to Eb 4:28
Based on the Michael Buble version, same keys and same form.

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M2021. PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER - D to Eb
key - D to Eb - vocal range - B to D
Gorgeous arrangement that is based on the Michael Buble version, same keys and form and has a similar synth soloing sound as his version. He sings this one beautifully I have to say....

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PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ key Fm 3:23
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:13, vocal back in at 2:43 with "dressed up like a million dollar trouper", continue and dead stop!

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M1065. PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
key - Fm - range - C to F
Fabulously self indulgent TRIO arrangement of this Irving Berlin gem, at a cool tempo...Check out the demo....

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QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO key Bb/B 2:45
6 bar intro - vocal pickup on 7 ; continue full song ; trumpet solo ; vocal back in at "every moment's a day...." continue and key change at "I can't wait a moment more..."; continue ; repeat last line 4 times and finish.

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M392. QUANDO QUANDO QUANDO
key - Bb to B - range - D to D#
Awesome swingin' Realtrak arrangement of this popular hit!

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QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS key C 3:10
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short piano solo ; vocal back in at "quiet thoughts and quiet dreams..." ; continue and finish in tempo.

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M632. QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS - C
key - C - range - B to C
Livetrak arrangement of the wonderful Jobim gem.

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QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS key C 2:53
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through, short alto sax solo at 1:26, vocal back in at 1:41 with "quiet thoughts and quiet dreams...", continue through and repeat "of loving you" 2 times and finish.

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M2132 smooth. QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS - C smooth
key - C - vocal range - B to C
Superbly fresh and punchy smooth arrangement of this Latin classic.

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QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS key D 2:53
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, vocal through, short alto sax solo at 1:26, vocal back in at 1:41 with "quiet thoughts and quiet dreams...", continue through and repeat "of loving you" 2 times and finish.

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M2133 smooth. QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS - D smooth
key - D - vocal range - C# to D
Superbly fresh and punchy smooth arrangement of this Latin classic.
Same arrangement as M2132 except a full tone higher.

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RAGS TO RICHES - key C 4:20
1 bar vocal cue and 1 bar pick up!!! ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " so open your arms and .... " ; continue ; rall last two lines and finish.

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M200. RAGS TO RICHES
key - C - range - A(optional) C to D
A lovely piano & bass version. As sung by Tony Bennett and recently by Jack Jones.

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RAG TO RICHES version 2 key C 2:47
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short guitar solo; vocal back in at "my clothes may still be torn and tattered"; continue and finish.

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M737. RAGS TO RICHES version 2
key - C - range - C to D (optional E)
Swinging quartet arrangement of this great old Tony Bennett gem.
Also available with the solo removed.

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RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD key F 3:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal continue thru the song, short mute trumpet and flute solo at 1:40, vocal back in at 1:52 with "it won't be long.. til happiness..", continue thru, repeat the last line and ad lib, at 2:53 sing "raindrops keep falling on my head...." and finish.

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M1130. RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD
key - F - range - F to E
Very lovely 70's sounding arrangement of this classic Academy Award winning song from the 1969 movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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RAININ' (RAINING, RAININ) key D 2:59
2 bar intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the same form as the Bobby Darin original version.
My version has a tenor sax solo and mute trumpet ad libs.

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M2127. RAININ' - D
key - D - vocal range - B to B
Wonderful seldom heard Bobby Darin song, in a similar arrangement, with a tenor sax solo and mute trumpet ad libs.
Same arrangement as M2126 except a full tone lower.

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RAININ' (RAINING, RAININ) key E 2:59
2 bar intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the same form as the Bobby Darin original version.
My version has a tenor sax solo and mute trumpet ad libs.

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M2126. RAININ' - E
key - E - vocal range - C# to C#
Wonderful seldom heard Bobby Darin song, in a similar arrangement, with a tenor sax solo and mute trumpet ad libs. Original key.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key E 3:50
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:48, vocal back in at 2:36 with "oh.. misery, misery.....", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1100. RAINING IN MY HEART
key - E - range - B to A (suit lower range male and female range)
Very lovely Quartet arrangement of the old Buddy Holly hit, also scored a hit in the UK for Leo Sayer in 1978.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key F 3:44
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:28 with "oh, misery, misery.....", continue through, repeat the last line at 3:21 and finish.

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M1600. RAINING IN MY HEART - F
key - F - range - C to A
Classy TRIO arrangement of this 1959 Buddy Holly hit.
Same arrangement as M1599 except a full tone lower.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key F to Gb 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 1:43 go back to "oh, misery, misery....what's gonna become of me"....., key change and continue with the last verse, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1492. RAINING IN MY HEART - F to Gb Pianotrak
key - F to Gb - range - C to Bb
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Buddy Holly hit song.
Same arrangement as M1491 except a full tone lower. Suit lower male ranges.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key G 3:44
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, short piano solo at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:28 with "oh, misery, misery.....", continue through, repeat the last line at 3:21 and finish.

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M1599. RAINING IN MY HEART - G
key - G - range - D to B
Classy TRIO arrangement of this 1959 Buddy Holly hit.

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RAINING IN MY HEART key G to Ab 3:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 1:43 go back to "oh, misery, misery....what's gonna become of me"....., key change and continue with the last verse, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1491. RAINING IN MY HEART - G to Ab Pianotrak
key - G to Ab - range - D to C
Lovely piano only arrangement of the classic Buddy Holly hit song.

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RAMBLING ON MY MIND
keys - soloing and main theme in E; then solos in F#; A; D and then back to E 7:28
Eric Clapton live version - same form!

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M763. RAMBLING ON MY MIND (Eric Clapton)
keys - E for the main blues theme then for solos :- F#; A; D and then back to E
Based on an Eric Clapton live version of this song - same length and form, but any 12 bar blues would fit as long as you can cover the soloing!

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RED ROSES FOR A BLUE LADY key C 2:28
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice (2nd time build!!); repeat the last line and finish.

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M725. RED ROSES FOR A BLUE LADY 
key - C - range - C to D 
Old standard in a fresh Livetrak arrangement!

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RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET key F 3:46
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short harmonica solo over first "A" section ; vocal back in "swift wings I must borrow...." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M311. RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET - F
key - F - range - C to C
Wonderful old gem , given a gorgeous Realtrak arrangement! Engelbert Humperdink does a really nice version!!

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RELEASE ME key F to Gb 2:58
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru full song, key change at 1:43 and vocal back to "please release me let me go.....", continue and repeat the last line at 2:31, rall and finish.

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M942. RELEASE ME - F to Gb
key - F to Gb - range - C to Eb
Very lovely arrangement of the Engelbert Humperdinck hit, with a more manageable semitone key change.

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RETURN TO ME key D to Eb 3:27
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; key change leading to short solo over the last "A" section; vocal back in at "My darling, if I hurt you I'm sorry..." ; continue and repeat the last line and finish.

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M469. RETURN TO ME
key - D to Eb - range - A - D
Gorgeous arrangement of this huge hit for Dean Martin. Done very much with an Italian feel and in a slower tempo.

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RETURN TO PARADISE key Bb 3:52
16 bar intro and vocal in at 38 seconds, vocal through as per the Shirley Horn version - no solo - vocal back in at 2:15 go back to "velvet moon above...", continue and finish or ad lib ending.

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M1673. RETURN TO PARADISE - Bb Trio
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Fabulous gem from the Shirley Horn album "Here's To Life". Wonderful Trio and percussion arrangement, great playing and a wonderful groove! Same arrangement as M1672 except a full tone lower.

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RETURN TO PARADISE key C 3:52
16 bar intro and vocal in at 38 seconds, vocal through as per the Shirley Horn version - no solo - vocal back in at 2:15 go back to "velvet moon above...", continue and finish or ad lib ending.

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M1672. RETURN TO PARADISE - C Trio
key - C - range - C to E
Fabulous gem from the Shirley Horn album "Here's To Life". Wonderful Trio and percussion arrangement, great playing and a wonderful groove!

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RICORDI ANCOR LE MIE PAROLE key Eb 3:41
Same form as the original 1938 Carlo Moreno version, not original key.

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M2279. RICORDI ANCOR LE MIE PAROLE
key - Eb - vocal range - a full tone down from the original key
Similar arrangement to the 1938 version by Carlo Moreno, same form and a full tone lower than the original key.

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ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY key A 3:28
Piano intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue and into tempo at "to Tennessee with all the love that's in ya....", continue thru, band solo at 1:40, vocal back in at 2:03 with "hang that cradle mammy mine.."; continue and build..., at 3:03 extend the last line and finish.

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M972. ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY
key - A - range - B to D
Really great old gem that scored huge hits for Al Jolson and Judy Garland. Here's a very lovely arrangement - piano only 1st time thru then the whole "band" kicks in for a big big finish. 2 demos below:
M972 demo 1
M972 demo 2

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ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY version 2 keys Ab to A to Bb 3:36
3 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, piano and vocal only, once through, big band kicks in and a key change to A and vocal in at 1:28, continue through again, key change at 2:35 to Bb and sing "weep no more my lady... sing that song again for me..", continue, from 3:04 sing " Di-----xie--------melo------, Di-----xie--------melo------, Di-----xie--------melo------dy------" and finish.

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M1674. ROCK-A-BYE YOUR BABY version 2
keys - Ab to A to Bb - range - Bb to Eb (optional F)
Very much based on the Jerry Lewis and Sammy Davis Jnr live Telethon version from 1988, a full tone down from their version. 2 demos below - piano only 1st time on demo 1 and demo 2 the band kicks in....
DEMO 1

DEMO 2

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ROCKIN CHAIR key Eb 4:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:44 go back to "my dear old aunt Harriet...", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1687. ROCKIN CHAIR - Eb Trio
key - Eb - range - Eb to D
Wonderfully slow Trio arrangement of the Hoagy Carmichael classic.
My favourite version is by Matt Monro.

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ROCKIN CHAIR key F 4:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 19 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:44 go back to "my dear old aunt Harriet...", continue through, slow the last line down and finish.

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M1688. ROCKIN CHAIR - F Trio
key - F - range - F to E
Wonderfully slow Trio arrangement of the Hoagy Carmichael classic. My favourite version is by Matt Monro.
Same arrangement as M1687 except a full tone higher.

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ROCKIN' CHAIR key Eb 3:40
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " my dear old aunt Harriet..." ; continue - no tag and finish.

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M237. ROCKIN' CHAIR
key - Eb - range - Eb to D
I love this Hoagy Carmichael tune so much! It's a simply structured song with great lyrics. Here's a fantastic Hammond trio arrangement. Check out the BEST vocal version by Matt Monro.

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ROCKIN' CHAIR key Db to D 2:52
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through twice - no solo - key change to E at 2:22 for the very last verse and finish.

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M1723. ROCKIN' CHAIR - Db to D
key - Db to D - range - Db to C
Wonderful Hoagy Carmichael gem in a lightly swinging Quartet arrangement, key change included.
Same arrangement as M1722 except a full tone lower.

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ROCKIN' CHAIR key Eb to E 2:52
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, continue through twice - no solo - key change to E at 2:22 for the very last verse and finish.

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M1722. ROCKIN' CHAIR - Eb to E
key - Eb to E - range - Eb to D
Wonderful Hoagy Carmichael gem in a lightly swinging Quartet arrangement, key change included.

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ROLL A SILVER DOLLAR key G to Ab 3:18
4 bar intro; vocal thru all the way - "you can roll a silver dollar.."; etc - verse ; chorus; verse; key change and the chorus; continue; repeat "a woman goes from man to man" 3 times and finish.

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M810. ROLL A SILVER DOLLAR
key - G to Ab - range - A to Db
Swinging Livetrak "Big Band" arrangement of this huge 50's hit; with a cool key change.
This version starts with the main theme - "you can roll a silver dollar.."; but the Bobby Darin version starts with a verse - "a man without a woman.."

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ROLY POLY key F 2:43
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, thru song 4 times - space for musicians to solo over - repeat the last line at 2:28 and finish.

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key - F - range - C to D
Old country hit in a TRIO arrangement, with loads of space for extra musicians to solo over!
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ROMAN GUITAR key Cm (C bridge) 2:46
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per ; short instr break ; vocal back in ; continue and rall last line and finish.

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M494. ROMAN GUITAR
key - Cm and C - range - C to F
Popular Italian song. Scored hits for Connie Francis and Jerry Vale. Realtrak arrangement.

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ROSE MARIE key Bb 3:18
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through twice, at 2:04 piano solo in Eb and back to C at 2:30 with "and yet if I should lose you..", continue through and finish.

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M2060. ROSE MARIE - Bb
key - Bb - vocal range - Bb to D
Wonderful Trio arrangement of this tune normally associated with Nelson Eddy or Slim Whitman but it works so well in a lightly swinging arrangement. Check out the Billy May Big Band version... Same arrangement as M2059 except a full tone lower.

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ROSE MARIE key C 3:18
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through twice, at 2:04 piano solo in Eb and back to C at 2:30 with "and yet if I should lose you..", continue through and finish.

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M2059. ROSE MARIE - C
key - C - vocal range - C to E
Wonderful Trio arrangement of this tune normally associated with Nelson Eddy or Slim Whitman but it works so well in a lightly swinging arrangement. Check out the Billy May Big Band version...

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ROSES OF PICARDY key Bb 2:51
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; short band solo; vocal back in at "and the roses will die in the summertime..."; continue; end with "it's the rose that I keep...(2.3.4) in (2)... my (4).. heart......." .

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M652. ROSES OF PICARDY
key - Bb - range - D to Eb 
Great swinging Livetrak arrangement. Check out Bobby Darin's version......

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ROUTE 66 key G 2:50
4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru twice - no solo - 3 time tag at the end and finish.

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M968. ROUTE 66
key - G - range - D to D (optional E)
Swinging TRIO arrangement of this classic gem, covered by everyone, in every style and genre.
This version has all the typical Nat King Cole stops and pushes..

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ROUTE 66 version 2 key G 2:55
4 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, vocal thru, Hammond organ solo at 1:19 over 2 verses, vocal back in at 1:54 with "now you go thru St Louis...", continue, 3 time tag and finish as per the original.

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M1015. ROUTE 66 version 2 - G
key - G - range - D to D (optional E)
Cool Rock n Roll take on the old Nat King Cole hit.

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RUN RABBIT RUN key Bb 2:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds with the verse "on the farm..... every Friday...", continue, main theme ("run rabbit run") starts at 28 seconds, continue, band solo at 1:05, back to the verse at 1:24, continue, main theme at 1:41, continue and finish with "run rabbit run rabbit run.........run.........run........".

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M1982. RUN RABBIT RUN - Bb
key - Bb - vocal range - F to Bb (also suit higher female ranges)
Corny old Flanagan and Allen wartime hit in a big band arrangement. Same arrangement as M1981 except a full tone lower.

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RUN RABBIT RUN key C 2:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds with the verse "on the farm..... every Friday...", continue, main theme ("run rabbit run") starts at 28 seconds, continue, band solo at 1:05, back to the verse at 1:24, continue, main theme at 1:41, continue and finish with "run rabbit run rabbit run.........run.........run........".

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M1981. RUN RABBIT RUN - C
key - C - vocal range - G to C
Corny old Flanagan and Allen wartime hit in a big band arrangement.
 

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S'POSIN' key Db 2:22
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - at 2:04 repeat "I'm not s'posin' I'm in love with you" and finish.

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M2199. S'POSIN' - Db
key - Db - vocal range - Ab to Db
Lightly swinging Quartet arrangement of this great old standard covered by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sarah Vaughan and many others. Same arrangement as M2198 except a full tone lower.

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S'POSIN' key Eb 2:22
8 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - at 2:04 repeat "I'm not s'posin' I'm in love with you" and finish.

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M2198. S'POSIN' - Eb
key - Eb - vocal range - Bb to Eb
Lightly swinging Quartet arrangement of this great old standard covered by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sarah Vaughan and many others.

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S'WONDERFUL key C 2:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:23, vocal back in at 1:42 with "you've made my life so glamorous...", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1357. S'WONDERFUL - C
key - C - range - C to C#
Great 2017 swinging TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. Hugely popular jazz standard.

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S'WONDERFUL key Db 2:39
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:02 with "you've made my life so glamorous..", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1360. S'WONDERFUL - Db Pianotrak
key - Db - range  - Db to D
THE Gershwin classic with a piano only arrangement. With great playing, a great tempo, a really great piano, a great arrangement....all it needs is a great vocal on top!
Same arrangement as M1359 except a full tone lower.

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S'WONDERFUL key Db 2:32
8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo, tag the last line and finish.

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M1358. S'WONDERFUL - Db
key - Db - range - Db to D
Fantastic new 2017 TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. A laidback swinging tempo, light piano fills and lovely subtle chord changes second time through bring this old standard to life again.
Same arrangement as M164 2017 except a full tone lower.

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S'WONDERFUL key Eb 2:39
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:02 with "you've made my life so glamorous..", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1359. S'WONDERFUL - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range  - Eb to E
THE Gershwin classic with a piano only arrangement. With great playing, a great tempo, a really great piano, a great arrangement....all it needs is a great vocal on top!

 

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S'WONDERFUL key Eb 2:32
8 bar intro, vocal in at 14 secs, vocal thru twice - no solo, tag the last line and finish.

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M164. S'WONDERFUL - Eb 2017
key - Eb - range - Eb to E
Fantastic new 2017 TRIO arrangement of this Gershwin classic. A laidback swinging tempo, light piano fills and lovely subtle chord changes second time through bring this old standard to life again.

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SAN DIEGO SERENADE key F 4:04
Same form as the Curtis Stigers version except piano solo at 1:37, vocal back in at 2:15, continue thru with the vocal and end with the interlude that plays between verses.

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M1201. SAN DIEGO SERENADE
key F - range - D to D
Loosely based on the wonderful Curtis Stigers version of this Tom Waits song, TRIO, same key, form but without extended soloing.
 

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SATIN DOLL key C 2:25
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; 3 times repeat on last line and finish.

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M234. SATIN DOLL
key - C - range - G to D
Classic Ellington song loved by musicians and singers alike.
Lovely REALTRAK quartet version.

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SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT key C 1:56
8 bar intro ; vocal as per Sinatra arrangement.

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M437. SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT
key - C - range - A to E
Realtrak Big Band arrangement ; based on the Sinatra version.

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SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT key Eb 3:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru, short piano solo at 1:48, vocal in at 2:10 with "I don't mind Sunday night at all.....", continue thru, and finish.

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M1148. SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Wonderfully moody take on the massive Sinatra hit. A TRIO arrangement that's more "torch song" and perfect for a laidback vocal.

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SAVE THE BONES FOR HENRY JONES key A 3:10
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo and big band solo ; vocal back in at the bridge section ; continue; ad lib as sections as per Ray Charles/Lou Rawls version.

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M498. SAVE THE BONES FOR HENRY JONES
key - A - range - E to E (G optional)
Fabulously blues drenched gem from Ray Charles and Lou Rawls! If you love the blues swinging you'll love this!

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SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME key Eb 4:17
4 bar intro ; vocal thru full song - no solo - back to "hey baby don't you know I love you so...." ; continue ; repeat "and don't forget who's taking you home.. and in who's arms you're gonna be...."etc and finish.

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M621. SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME 
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Fresh dreamy swing arrangement of the huge Drifters hit!
Please check out the Harry Connick Jnr version from his album " ONLY YOU".

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SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU key C 3:16
8 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through as per the original Whitney Houston form and add ad libs at the end ("for you.... for you" etc).

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M1759. SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU - C swing
key - C - range - A to E (optional A and G falsettos..)
Here's a quirky Live recorded "big band" keyboard arrangement of the Whitney Houston classic, in a male key. It works great as a swinger and you don't need to do the big falsettos a la Whitney. The main track has punchy keyboard brass lines, mellow brass chordal lines and light piano fills added later.

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SAY IT (OVER AND OVER AGAIN) key Db 3:24
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through, accordion solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:27 with "when you say I love you...the same old I love you...", continue and finish.

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M1944. SAY IT (OVER AND OVER AGAIN) - Db
key - Db - vocal range - Db to C (optional Db)
Wonderful accordion Quartet arrangement of this wonderful standard written by Frank Loesser and Jimmy McHugh.
Same arrangement as M1943 except a full tone lower.

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SAY IT (OVER AND OVER AGAIN) key Eb 3:24
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, vocal through, accordion solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:27 with "when you say I love you...the same old I love you...", continue and finish.

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M1943. SAY IT (OVER AND OVER AGAIN) - Eb
key - Eb - vocal range - Eb to D (optional Eb)
Wonderful accordion Quartet arrangement of this wonderful standard written by Frank Loesser and Jimmy McHugh.

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SAY IT WITH FLOWERS key Ab to A 2:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru, key change at 1:45, vocal back to "when you wanna say you're sorry...", continue, slightly rall the last line and finish.

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M1171. SAY IT WITH FLOWERS - Ab to A
key - Ab to A - range - Eb to E
Full orchestra arrangement, based on her version, of this great Dorothy Squires song. Also check out a great version by Joe Longthorne..

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SECRET LOVE key Eb 2:23
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short sax solo ; vocal back in at " so I told the friendly star.." ; continue ; tag/ad lib the last line and finish.

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M368. SECRET LOVE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Swinging Livetrak arrangement of this popular jazz standard and Doris Day hit!

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SEND FOR ME key G 2:46
4 bar intro ;same format as Nat King Cole version ; except a definite ending.

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M607. SEND FOR ME
key - G - range - D to D
Nice and fresh arrangement of the bluesy Nat King Cole hit.

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SEND IN THE CLOWNS key Ab 2:40
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds with "isn't it rich..", 2nd verse ("isn't it bliss..") at 31 seconds, bridge ("just when I stopped..") at 54 seconds, 3rd verse (don't you love farce..") at 1:25, 4th verse (isn't it rich.. isn't it queer....") at 1:57, continue through and finish.

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M1945. SEND IN THE CLOWNS - Ab
key - Ab - vocal range - Db to Eb
Fabulously swinging jazz waltz Trio arrangement of the Stephen Sondheim classic!

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SEND IN THE CLOWNS key Gb 2:40
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds with "isn't it rich..", 2nd verse ("isn't it bliss..") at 31 seconds, bridge ("just when I stopped..") at 54 seconds, 3rd verse (don't you love farce..") at 1:25, 4th verse (isn't it rich.. isn't it queer....") at 1:57, continue through and finish.

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M1946. SEND IN THE CLOWNS - Gb
key - Gb - vocal range - B to Db
Fabulously swinging jazz waltz Trio arrangement of the Stephen Sondheim classic!
Same arrangement as M1945 except a full tone lower.

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SEND IN THE CLOWNS key F 3:47
Loosely based on the Sinatra reprise version.

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M638. SEND IN THE CLOWNS - Pianotrak
key - F - range - Bb to C
Loosely based on the style of the Sinatra Reprise version - easy to latch onto. 2015 Piano only arrangement.

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SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY key Bb 2:33
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to " seven... that's the time we leave at..." ; continue and finish.

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M625. SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY - Bb 
key - Bb - range - Bb to C 
Lovely Realtrak arrangement of this old gem. Suit lower range male or higher female ranges.

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SENZA FINE key B 3:24
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:33, vocal back in at 1:58 with "All we are and all we know is love and love alone and so....", continue through, it's the same form as the Boz Scaggs version.

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M2024. SENZA FINE - B Piano
key - B - vocal range - G# to B
Wonderful Italian gem that was used in the movie "The Flight Of The Phoenix" and it's been covered by many great artists including Dean Martin, Monica Mancini, Connie Francis and my favourite version by Boz Scaggs - the accordion solo is simply wonderful. So, here's a piano only arrangement that is based on the Boz Scaggs form. This key would also suit higher female ranges. Same arrangement as M2023 except a full tone lower.

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SENZA FINE key Db 3:24
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:33, vocal back in at 1:58 with "All we are and all we know Is love and love alone and so....", continue through, it's the same form and key as the Boz Scaggs version.

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M2023. SENZA FINE - Db Piano
key - Db - vocal range - Bb to Db
Wonderful Italian gem that was used in the movie "The Flight Of The Phoenix" and it's been covered by many great artists including Dean Martin, Monica Mancini, Connie Francis and my favourite version by Boz Scaggs - the accordion solo is simply wonderful. So, here's a piano only arrangement that is based on the Boz Scaggs form and the same key.

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SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN key Eb 3:26
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; Hammond solo ; vocal back in at " with every word of love I hear...." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M310. SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
Fantasic Hammond organ ; guitar and bass Realtrak arrangement aka Jimmy Smith gives this great old tune a new lease of life.

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SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN key Db to D 2:58
6 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru, key change then a solo from 1:22, vocal back in at 1:56, continue and finish as per the Jo Stafford version.

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M1221. SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Db to D
key - Db to D - range - Db to D
The arrangement is loosely based on a Jo Stafford version and keeps to the same form, but in an easy male key.
Check out the version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsU7dGT2Ixs

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SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN key Eb 3:18

The September in the rain backing track starts as a 8 bar intro and vocals in at 13 seconds, vocal thru twice, trombone solo at 1:51, vocal back in at 2:16 with “to every word of love, I hear you whisper….”, continue thru, tag the last line 4 times (build each time) and then finish. This track has a very swinging big band arrangement of this popular old standard. Click on the link below if you wish to listen to a short demo of the song. Once you understand the structure of it, click “buy now” to purchase the September in the rain backing track.

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M1081. SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN - Eb Big Band
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb

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SEPTEMBER SONG version 1 key Bb 4:23
piano intro & vocal pickup into the verse - vocal cue leading to tempo -"for it's a ...." ; continue ; solo ; vocal back in at " for the days dwindle down .." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M35. SEPTEMBER SONG version 1
key - Bb - range - Bb to Db
Verse included. Great song sung by Billy Eckstine, Sinatra, Dick Haymes et al. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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SEPTEMBER SONG version 2 key Bb 4:27
piano intro & vocal pickup into the verse - vocal cue leading to tempo -" for it's a ...." ; continue ; solo ; vocal back in at " for the days dwindle down .." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M36. SEPTEMBER SONG version 2
key - Bb - range - Bb to Db
An alternate original Livetrak arrangement of this classic standard.

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SERENADE IN BLUE key Db 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:29 the vocal goes back to "it seems like only yesterday...", continue through, slow the last line and finish.

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M2047. SERENADE IN BLUE - Db Trio
key - Db - vocal range - A to B
Gorgeous Harry Warren and Mack Gordon standard in an equally lovely Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M2046 except a full tone lower.

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SERENADE IN BLUE key Eb 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds, vocal through - no solo - at 2:29 the vocal goes back to "it seems like only yesterday...", continue through, slow the last line and finish.

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M2046. SERENADE IN BLUE - Eb Trio
key - Eb - vocal range - B to Db
Gorgeous Harry Warren and Mack Gordon standard in an equally lovely Trio arrangement.

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SERENATA key F 3:15
8 bar intro, vocal thru, short solo, vocal in at " so near .....yet we're so far apart...", continue, include the last tag section only on the very last time.

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M282. SERENATA
key - F - range - C to D
Wonderful Nat King Cole hit. Original Livetrak arrangement.

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SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY key Eb 1:49
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " do what the vodoos do..." ; tag the last line and finish.

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M159. SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY
key - Eb - range - D to Eb
Irving Berlin swinger. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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SHALL WE DANCE key G 1:55
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; tag the last line and finish.

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M65. SHALL WE DANCE
key - G - range - E to D
From the "KING & I ", this wonderful show tune works well as a swinger. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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SHANGRI-LA key D (instrumental section in F) 3:42
piano intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the Johnny Mathis version, same form and similar tempos.

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SHANGRI-LA key - D - range - B to E (big finish!)
Lovely Trio and Strings arrangement of this hit for Johnny Mathis, and covered by others including Vic Damone. The arrangement is very loosely based on the Mathis arrangement, there's a not too nice key change for the instrumental section and then a not very easy vocal cue to get back to the vocal key....but it's a great song! 3 demos below - piano section, instrumental and tempo change for the last section..
M1802. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 1
M1802. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 2
M1802. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 3

Same arrangement as M1801 except a tone and a half lower.

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SHANGRI-LA key F (instrumental section in Ab) 3:42
piano intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, continue through as per the Johnny Mathis version, original key, same form and similar tempos.

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SHANGRI-LA key - F - range - D to G (big finish!)
Lovely Trio and Strings arrangement of this hit for Johnny Mathis, and covered by others including Vic Damone. The arrangement is very loosely based on the Mathis arrangement, there's a not too nice key change for the instrumental section and then a not very easy vocal cue to get back to the original key....but it's a great song! 3 demos below - piano section, instrumental and tempo change for the last section..
M1801. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 1
M1801. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 2
M1801. SHANGRI-LA - F demo 3

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SHE key Bb 4:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:37 the vocal goes back to "She.. who always seems so happy in a crowd...", continue through, add the very end tag and finish.

M1602. SHE - Bb
key - Bb - range - G to Db
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Charles Aznavour classic. Also covered by Elvis Costello for the movie "Notting Hill".
Same arrangement as M1601 except a full tone lower.

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SHE key C 4:11
4 bar intro and vocal in at 18 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:37 the vocal goes back to "She.. who always seems so happy in a crowd...", continue through, add the very end tag and finish.

M1601. SHE - C
key - C - range - A to Eb
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Charles Aznavour classic. Also covered by Elvis Costello for the movie "Notting Hill".

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SHE LOVES ME key Eb 2:56
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - use the additional lyrics, continue and finish.

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M1746. SHE LOVES ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Wonderful showtune from the show of the same name, in a superb Trio arrangement, and a great tempo!
Same arrangement as M1745 except a full tone lower.

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SHE LOVES ME key F 2:56
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - use the additional lyrics, continue and finish.

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M1745. SHE LOVES ME - F
key - F - range - C to D
Wonderful showtune from the show of the same name, in a superb Trio arrangement, and a great tempo!

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SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL key C 4:10
orchestra intro and vocal in at 23 secs, vocal thru, at 2:50 go back to the bridge with the extended lyric :
"Now it's all over,
Still the feelings ling'er on.
For my dream keeps returning
Now that she's gone"

at 3:26
"For it was beautiful,
Beautiful, beautiful to be loved...."

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M1095. SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL
key - C - range - B to C (suit lower range male and higher range female)
Popularly known as the instrumental "Cavatina", Cleo Laine added lyrics and it became a wonderful vehicle for a great vocalist. This lovely arrangement is pretty loosely based on the Bryn Terfel version

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SHE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME key C 4:08
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "she would have brought me the sun".......; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M677. SHE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME - C 
key - C - range - C to D (optional E)
Wonderful Rodgers and Hart ballad. Loosely based on the Chet Baker Real Book arrangement.
 

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SHE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME key Eb 4:20
orchestral and piano intro into tempo and vocal in; continue thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "she would have brought me the sun...."; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M678. SHE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME - Eb 
key - Eb - range - Eb to F (optional G)
Different arrangement from M677 and in a higher key as well.
I love the Boz Scaggs version on his latest standards album.
 

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SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY key C 3:00
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to "though she loves to work and slave..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M402. SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY Pianotrak
key - C - range - C to D
Sinatra favourite that works great as a "saloon song". 2015 piano only arrangement.

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SHE'S OUT OF MY LIFE key C 3:23
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue through as per the original form, once through.

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M1380. SHE'S OUT OF MY LIFE - C
key - C - range - (F optional low note) Bb to F (massive range!)
Gorgeous Michael Jackson hit in a TRIO arrangement.
Same arrangement as M1379 except 2 full tones lower, a more manageable male key.

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SHE'S OUT OF MY LIFE key E 3:23
4 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, continue through as per the original form, once through.

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M1379. SHE'S OUT OF MY LIFE - E
key - E - range - (A optional low note) D to A (massive range!)
Gorgeous Michael Jackson hit in a TRIO arrangement. This is his original key. It's also suitable for Female ranges so simply change the She to He!

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SHENANDOAH key D 2:53
4 bar intro, vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal continues through 2 verses, at 1:19 there is a 4 bar break and the vocal is back in at 1:33 for the last 2 verses and finish.

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M2077. SHENANDOAH - D
key - D - vocal range - A to D
Very lovely arrangement of this traditional American folk song. The track is acoustic based and features acoustic guitars, acoustic bass, light percussion, accordion chords and includes a gorgeous choir that builds as the track continues. The Native American flute is included on the intro, the 4 bar break and the last 2 bars only.

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SHENANDOAH key E 2:53
4 bar intro, vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal continues through 2 verses, at 1:19 there is a 4 bar break and the vocal is back in at 1:33 for the last 2 verses and finish.

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M2078. SHENANDOAH - E
key - E - vocal range - B to E
Very lovely arrangement of this traditional American folk song. The track is acoustic based and features acoustic guitars, acoustic bass, light percussion, accordion chords and includes a gorgeous choir that builds as the track continues. The Native American flute is included on the intro, the 4 bar break and the last 2 bars only.
Same arrangement as M2077 except a full tone higher.

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SHINY STOCKINGS key F 2:35
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, mute trombone solo at 1:12, vocal back in at 1:48 and continue, repeat the last line twice and finish.

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M989. SHINY STOCKINGS - F
key - F - range - C to F
Swinging Livetrak Quartet arrangement of this Count Basie classic! Suitable for the "guy" vocal take on things - check in the Real Vocal Book for the "guy" lyrics!

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SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME key F 2:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:28 sing.... "show me the way to go home.......", show me the way to go home.." then "show...........me...........the ..........way...........to go home....." and finish.

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M1675. SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME - F
key - F - range - F to C
Great Big Band arrangement of this very old and corny gem. I've slowed the tempo right down and it works great at this tempo with lovely lazy big band lines, horn hits and a great overall feel.
 

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SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME key G 2:06
4 bar intro and vocal in at 11 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, from 1:28 sing.... "show me the way to go home.......", show me the way to go home.." then "show...........me...........the ..........way...........to go home....." and finish.

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M1676. SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME - G
key - G - range - G to D
Great Big Band arrangement of this very old and corny gem. I've slowed the tempo right down and it works great at this tempo with lovely lazy big band lines, horn hits and a great overall feel.
Same arrangement as M1675 except a full tone higher.

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SIDE BY SIDE key C 2:29
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, at 2:10 hold "side....(2 3 4) by (2 3 4).......side" and finish.

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M2212. SIDE BY SIDE - C Trio
key - C - vocal range - C to C (optional D top note)
A lightly swinging arrangement of this golden oldie that everyone knows.

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SIDE BY SIDE key D 2:58
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 secs, vocal thru, trumpet solo at 1:22, vocal back in at 1:55 with "through all kinds of weather..", continue thru, at 2:28 tag the last line and at 2:32 simply extend the last line (up the octave preferably..) and finish.

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M1205. SIDE BY SIDE - D
key - D - range - D to D (optional E)
Super orchestral arrangement of this old classic!

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SIDE BY SIDE key D 2:29
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo, at 2:10 hold "side....(2 3 4) by (2 3 4).......side" and finish.

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M2213. SIDE BY SIDE - D Trio
key - D - vocal range - D to D (optional E top note)
A lightly swinging arrangement of this golden oldie that everyone knows.
Same arrangement as M2212 except a full tone higher.

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SIDE BY SIDE key Eb 2:45
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "thru all kinds of weather..." ; continue; tag the last line and extend the last line - "side........ by........ side...."; and finish.

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M660. SIDE BY SIDE - Eb 
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb 
Corny old tune that works really well in this slowertempo. Nice Livetrak arrangement.

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SIERRA SUE key F 2:46
3 bar intro and pick up on the 4th bar; vocal thru; violin solo; vocal back in at "the roses weep, their tears are falling" ; continue and finish.

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M740. SIERRA SUE
key - F  - C to D 
Popular hit for Bing Crosby; Gene Autry and Eddie Arnold. Livetrak arrangement.

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SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU key Db 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through - no solo - vocal back in at 2:17 "I don't have happiness, and I guess.....I never will again...", continue through, repeat "since I don't have you" 3 times (forget the original repeated "you" ending), slowing the last one down and finish.

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M2299. SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU - Db
key - Db - vocal range - Ab to Db
Wonderful song that scored a massive hit for the Skyliners and covered by so many great singers including Ronnie Milsap, Art Garfunkel, Don McLean, Patti LaBelle, Barbra Streisand and many more. Here's a super Fender Rhodes Trio arrangement, with those gorgeous bell like chords and light fills, in a manageable male key. Same arrangement as M2298 except a full tone lower.

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SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU key Eb 3:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through - no solo - vocal back in at 2:17 "I don't have happiness, and I guess.....I never will again...", continue through, repeat "since I don't have you" 3 times (forget the original repeated "you" ending), slowing the last one down and finish.

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M2298. SINCE I DON'T HAVE YOU - Eb
key - Eb - vocal range - Bb to Eb
Wonderful song that scored a massive hit for the Skyliners and covered by so many great singers including Ronnie Milsap, Art Garfunkel, Don McLean, Patti LaBelle, Barbra Streisand and many more. Here's a super Fender Rhodes Trio arrangement, with those gorgeous bell like chords and light fills, in a manageable male key.

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SINCE I FELL FOR YOU key F 3:43
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; no solo - back to " now it's too sad....." ; continue ; tag the last line -- lengthen the ending and finish.

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M92. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU
key -  F - range - C to F
Wonderful but more blues based standard (more blues chord changes as opposed to the jazz changes) sung by Mel Torme; Joe Williams ; et al. Verse not included. An original Livetrak arrangement.

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SINCE I FELL FOR YOU key Eb 4:01
vocal straight into the verse ("when you just give love..." ) - no intro ; continue into the MAIN song ; no solo - back to "now it's too bad.. and it's ..." ; continue and finish - no tag.

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M600. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Db
This version is based on the Real Book changes. Gorgeous and bluesy ballad in a cool Realtrak arrangement.

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SINCE I FELL FOR YOU key G 4:13
2 bar intro; vocal thru the verse and then into the main theme; no solo - vocal back to "well it's too bad....and it's too sad.."; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M726. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU - G
key - G - range - D to F 
Fresh orchestral ballad version of this classy tune.

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SING version 1 key C 2:23
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo; continue; last line is " sing"...............(semitone up) "sing..........." (back down again) "sing a song" and finish.

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M811. SING version 1
key - C - range - D to F 
Swinging Livetrak "Big Band" arrangement of this MOR classic that swings so well! The Carpenters scored a big hit with the song.

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SING version 2 key C 2:25
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice; last line is " sing"...............(semitone up) "sing..........." (back down again) "sing a song" and finish.

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M812. SING version 2
key - C - range - D to F
Classic MOR gem in a Livetrak "Big Band" arrangement. Different arrangement; but similar in feel and tempo; to the 1st version.

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SINGIN' IN THE RAIN key G 2:48
4 bar intro, vocal thru twice - no solo - end with the typical intro and finish.

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M1029. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
key - G - range - D to D
The title song from the wonderful musical that had loads of great hit songs. Here's a laidback Livetrak TRIO plus strings arrangement.

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SIR DUKE key F 3:33
16 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 20 seconds, continue through including the instrumental sections and similar form.

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M1871. SIR DUKE - F
key - F - range - C to F
A super cool Trio arrangement of the incredible Stevie Wonder classic. 3 full tones down from the original Stevie key.

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SIR DUKE key G 3:33
16 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 20 seconds, continue through including the instrumental sections and similar form.

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M1870. SIR DUKE - G
key - G - range - D to G
A super cool Trio arrangement of the incredible Stevie Wonder classic. 2 full tones down from the original key.

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SKYLARK key C 4:11
piano intro and vocal in at 8 secs, into tempo , continue thru, piano solo at 1:59, vocal back in at 2:52 with "and in your lonely flight....", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1348. SKYLARK - C
key - C - range - A to D
Lovely TRIO arrangement of this Hoagy Carmichael gem (he wrote some really great songs!)

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SKYLARK key C 3:06
Orchestra intro and vocal in at 28 seconds, loosely based on the Linda Ronstadt version with the same finish.

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M1464. SKYLARK - C
key - C - range - A to D
Stunning orchestra arrangement, loosely based on the Linda Ronstadt version from her album "Lush Life", arranged by Nelson Riddle.
Same arrangement as F1378 except three semitones higher. Suit typical male ranges.

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ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA key Bb 2:57
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M1677. ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA - Ab
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Another old gem in a cool and swinging Trio arrangement.
Same arrangement as M866 except a full tone lower.

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SMALL FRY key Eb 3:10
4 bar intro ; vocal thru without the last tag section ; no solo - back to the bridge section "you practice peckin' all day long to some old radio song.."; continue; include the final tag section and extend the last line - "Oh me................., oh my...................., small fry"....... and finish.

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M464. SMALL FRY 2011
key Eb - range - C - F 2011 version!
A favourite Hoagy Carmichael gem ; in a Realtrak trio arrangement.
Checkout the Matt Monro version - awesome , effortless singing!

 
 
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SMALL WORLD key Db 4:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, continue through, no solo - vocal back to "we have.... so much in common.." at 2:24, continue through, slow the last few lines and finish.

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M1405. SMALL WORLD - Db
key - Db - range - Ab to Db
Gorgeous Trio arrangement of this wonderful ballad from "Gypsy".
Same arrangement as M1404 except a full tone lower.

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SMALL WORLD key Eb 4:00
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, continue through, no solo - vocal back to "we have.... so much in common.." at 2:24, continue through, slow the last few lines and finish.

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M1404. SMALL WORLD - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Gorgeous Trio arrangement of this wonderful ballad from "Gypsy".

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SMILE key Eb 3:27
Intro and vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru, piano and orchestra solo at 1:39, vocal back in at 1:59 with "if you smile.. thru your tears and sorrow.., continue, rall the last line and finish.

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key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Lovely Livetrak band arrangement of this dreamy song. Nat King Cole rules supreme on this one!
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SMILE key F 3:50
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 seconds, continue through, piano solo at 1:50, vocal back in at 2:12 with "if you smile....... through your fear and sorrow...", continue through, at 3:12 gradually slow down the last few lines and finish.

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M101. SMILE - F 2017
key - F - range - C to D
Gorgeous perfection made famous by Nat King Cole and covered by every major vocalist. Here's a very lovely 2017 TRIO arrangement of this classic gem.

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