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  • April in Paris

    One of the great standards in a very playable vocal arrangement. A full band intro gives an excellent lead in for the vocalist. There are plenty of backings/fills throughout and an instrumental section with ideas from the well known Count Basie version. Instrumentation:  5 saxes (AATTB), 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 3 Bb clar. 3 flutes, horn in F, 4 rhythm. Learn More
  • As Time Goes By

    This is one of our specially written charts for student/amateur swing bands.  In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and a Horn in F.  Very safe brass ranges are adopted throughout. This all time favourite ballad, featured in the 1942 film Casablanca, deserves to be included in every band's library.  It has a very comfortable vocal range.  After a full ensemble introduction the first vocal chorus has muted trumpet fills and very playable background figures from the rest of the band.  An instrumental half chorus is included. Learn More
  • Beyond The Sea

    A Robbie Williams Chart from the Powerhouse Music4Schools Swing Band Series scored for 2 Flutes, 2 Bb Clarinets, 3 Alto Saxes, Tenor and Bari Saxes, 4 Trumpets, optional Trombone and 4 rhythm.Vocal and full score. Learn More

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  • Button Up Your Overcoat

    This is written to be played in the usual bright swing style, with the full ensemble 4 bar introduction giving a very positive lead into the first vocal chorus. The first 16 bar instrumental section has answering phrases from the brass and reeds/w.w. This is followed by 8 bars of ensemble with single bar drum breaks leading into the final vocal section and a powerful ending. Instrumentation:  5 saxes (AATTB), 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 3 Bb clar. 3 flutes, horn in F, 4 rhythm. Learn More
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo

    This is one our specially written charts for student/amateur swing bands. In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and Horn in F. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout. This chart broadly follows the Glenn Miller version, including the 'steam engine' rhythmic intro, but in a bright straight 8 style to give it a real up to date feel. There is section playing throughout, with no solos. Learn More
  • Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me

    The Robbie Williams School Band Chart specially written for student/amateur swing bands. In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and Horn in F. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout. Robbie Williams' "Swing When You're Winning" album has brought several of the all time standards to the attention of a new and younger audience.  The layout of this chart follows Robbie's version, but with limited brass ranges and an easier trumpet solo making it well within the capabilities of most High School bands. Learn More

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  • Flamingo

    SWING BAND INSTRUMENTAL. This is one our specially written charts for student/amateur swing bands. In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and Horn in F. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout. This great alto feature is based on the original hard driving Earl Bostic recording, with the fully written out solo part kept within a comfortable range suitable for a reasonably competent student/amateur player.  There are plenty of ensemble fills and backings, as well as an 8 bar full band section. Learn More
  • I Got the Sun in the Morning

    The Irving Berlin standard in a bright straight ahead arrangement by Cy Payne. A full band intro gives a firm lead for the vocalist. Usual big band line up,plus optional 3 Flutes, 3 Bb Clarinets and Horn in F. This title is ideal for bands with very limited brass as the flutes and clarinets double up on the trumpets and trombones. Learn More
  • I Have A Dream

    BIG BAND. A very playable instrumental version of the ABBA top 10 hit with the immediately recognizable intro on keyboard. The melody is initially taken by Alto & Tenor, but mainly full section playing and and limited brass rangesnmake it an ideal school/ student number. Scored for 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones & 4 Rhythm Learn More
  • I Wanna Be Loved By You

    The great all time standard, arranged by Cy Payne and based on the 1949 recording by Marilyn Monroe from the film "Some Like It Hot". This full band chart is at medium easy level - just right for school or mixed ability ensembles. There are parts for synth. strings as well as piano (fully written out). There is also a written out 16 bar easy trumpet solo/optional ad lib. Learn More
  • In The Air Tonight

    Phil Collins Big Band Chart, Music4Schools. This is the same version as Cat 3013 but scored for 2 Flutes, 2 Bb Clarinets, 3 Alto Saxes, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, 4 Trumpets, Optional Trombone and 4 rhythm. NOTE: The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. Learn More
  • Island in the Sun

    Bring the warmth of the Caribbean to your next concert with this very playable relaxed vocal number. Usual big band line up,plus optional 3 Flutes, 3 Bb Clarinets and Horn in F. This title is ideal for bands with very limited brass as the flutes and clarinets double up on the trumpets and trombones. Learn More
  • Land Of Hope And Glory

    A full band arrangement with choir ideal for inclusion as part of a "Last Night of the Proms" or similar concert. As well as SATB choir parts we have included a vocal solo with range Bb - Db. Usual 8 brass, 5 saxes and 4 rhythm, plus 3 flutes, 3 Bb clarinets and horn in F. Learn More
  • Let's Do It

    Classic Cole Porter! Although written in the 1920's this number still has great entertainment value. Anyone who has heard the "husky" Eartha Kitt version will never forget it. This Cy Payne chart is in a very playable arrangement for the usual big band line-up, plus optional 3 Bb clarinets, 3 flutes & horn in F. A full band intro gives a clear lead into the first vocal chorus in the same way as in all our Swing Band Vocal titles. The middle 16 bar instrumental passage starts with unison gently swinging saxes & clarinets, followed by answering phrases featuring all sections, finishing with a  final vocal chorus with the full band. No jazz solos. Learn More
  • Mambo Italiano

    This is one of our specially written vocal charts for student/amateur swing bands. In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and Horn in F. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout.  This is a great fun number to perform and is not intended to be taken too seriously!  The Colla Voce vocal introduction, with piano as originally recorded, leads right into the first vocal chorus and from then on this bright Latin number just powers along to the last bar with plenty of section fills and backings involving the whole band. Learn More
  • Me And My Shadow

    An arrangement for School Swing Bands of the number featured by Robbie Williams on the Live At The Albert DVD. Scored for 2 Flutes, 2 Bb Clarinets, 3 Alto Saxes, Tenor and Bari Saxes, 4 Trumpets, optional Trombone and 4 rhythm.  Learn More

    Regular Price: £34.50

    Special Price £29.33

  • Moondance

    This is the same version as Cat 2298 but scored for 2 Flutes, 2 Bb Clarinets, 3 Alto Saxes, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, 4 Trumpets, Optional Trombone and 4 rhythm. (See our Big Band Vocal section for Michael Buble's version). Learn More
  • The Look of Love

    INSTRUMENTAL VERSION. This is one our specially written charts for student/amateur swing bands. In addition to the usual 8 Brass and 5 Saxes we have included optional Flutes, Clarinets and Horn in F. Very safe Brass ranges are adopted throughout. This chart highlights different sections of the band and with plenty of dynamic variations it creates the ideal concert chart.  Ensemble playing throughout, with no solos. Learn More
  • Zambesi

    Two Flutes have been added to the usual 8 brass, 5 saxes & 4 Rhyem instrumentation to re-create the original Bert Kaempfert sound from his album "That Happy Feeling" This is a very playable number and bound to be popular with audiences. Learn More

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