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  • Against All Odds (take a look at me now) student edition

    STUDENT CONCERT BAND. This version was produced following the chart success of the single by Maria Carey and West Life. Instrumentation as for the professional edition, Cat PCB 1001, but well within the capabilities of most school wind bands. Key Ab. Learn More
  • American Patrol

    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 ever popular Glen Miller version, but with no doubling in the Saxes and a simplified intro and ending.  It is in the same bright swing style throughout, with all sections playing and no solos. Learn More
  • 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
  • Autumn Leaves

    BIG BAND GIRL VOCAL - STUDENT EDITION. A full band relaxed swing Jerry Sheppard arrangement of this great ballad- well within the capabilities of most school swing bands. The brass and sax sections are also featured. Vocal line cue'd onto the piano part for an optional alternative solo (Key F Minor). NOTE: The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. Learn More
  • Beyond The Sea

    A Robbie Williams Small Band Chart. This title follows Robbie's version from the Swing When You're Winning album and is written for the same line-up as our other small band charts: Alto, Tenor, Trumpet, Trombone, 4 rhythm, vocal and score. It has been voiced to make best use of the front line throughout. The Keyboard includes Synth Strings. The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. 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
  • Beyond The Sea (Augmented Big Band Vocal)

    A Robbie Williams Augmented Big Band Chart from the 'Live at the Albert' album. A superb concert number which is bound to be appreciated by your audiences. Instrumentation: 5 saxes (AATTB), 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 rhythm, 2 flutes, 2 Bb clarinets, violins I and II, viola, cello, vocal and full score. The string parts at no higher than UK Ass, Board Grade V level. The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. Looking for more Music for Strings? Please see our String Orchestra section in "Arrangement Type" found on our home page. Learn More
  • 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
  • Crazy

    Big Band Girl Vocal. From the album "Patsy Cline-20 Golden Hits",with the original piano intro/fills/ending and Patsy Cline's phrasing transcribed. Includes a really laid back 16 bar instrumental section with muted trumpet fills reminiscent of Neil Hefti's L'il Darling. The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. 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
  • For once in my life

    Michael Buble Big Band Chart. From the album "Come Fly with Me" by M. Buble. After a powerful intro this chart settles into a relaxed groove before steadily building to show stopping ending.Key Bb as recorded but simplified to suit Amateur/Student bands. Also available in C. (Cat. 4194). Learn More
  • Have I Told You Lately

    BIG BAND INSTRUMENTAL. One of the finest modern ballads re-created here as an alto sax feature, plus lyrics for optional girl vocal (keys C/ Eb). Includes the extended classical style intro. from the Van Morrison album "Avalon Sunset". Fully scored for big band, plus two optional French horns and flutes. Trombones cued onto treble clef instruments. NOTE: The sample MP3 is a live recording of our actual published chart. 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 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

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