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IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS OF THE MORNING - key C 3:18
4 bar intro, vocal thru as per the Sinatra version.
Loosely based on the Nelson Riddle arrangement.

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M204. IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS OF THE MORNING - new 2009 version
key - C - range - C to D
Loosely based on the classic Nelson Riddle arrangement.
 

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INDIAN SUMMER key F 2:35
4 bar piano and brass intro ; vocal thru ; short piano solo ; vocal back in at "you see so many dreams.." ; continue and finish.

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M619. INDIAN SUMMER - F
key - F - range - A to E
Wonderful gem; in a cool Livetrak arrangement.

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INNAMORATA key Bb 3:09
strings intro leading to colla voce piano for the first verse ; tempo kicks in at "I'm at heaven's door..." ; continue ; short piano and strings solo ; vocal back in at "hold me close and say you're mine..." ; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M467. INNAMORATA
key - Bb - range - D - D
Gorgeous arrangement of this lovely Italian hit ; sung by Dean Martin and others.

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ISN'T HE key G to B 4:38
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 secs, continue thru, trio comes in at 1:25 for the next verses, strings added and key change at 2:34, continue thru, back down to acoustic guitar only at 3:50 for a repeat of the last line and repeat "Isn't He" and finish.

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M1134. ISN'T HE
key - G to B - range - B to D#
This popular Worship/Praise song, written by John Wimber, in a very lovely fresh arrangement - acoustic guitar, building to a jazz tinged TRIO and adding strings for the key change and back to acoustic guitar. I've included 3 DEMOS to focus on the different feels....

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ISN'T IT ROMANTIC key C
Intro and vocal in at 19 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 2:07, vocal back in at 2:36 with "I hear the breezes playing..", continue thru, light tempo at 3:23, continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M1051. ISN'T IT ROMANTIC - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - A to D
Beautifully intimate piano only arrangement of this Rodgers and Hart gem!

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ISN'T IT ROMANTIC key Eb 3:40
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " sweet ..music ..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M265. ISN'T IT ROMANTIC - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to F
Rodgers & Hart perfection! Wonderful live arrangement of this gorgeous song.
 

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ISN'T IT ROMANTIC? key D to Eb 5:20
Version based on the Michael Feinstein version.
Includes the verse; and extended lyrics.

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M354. ISN'T IT ROMANTIC? version 2 - key - D to Eb - range - C# to F.
This is also taken from the same Michael Feinstein album and is based on the same arrangement. It includes the seldom heard verse and the extra lyrics but this could also be replaced with an instrumental. Another track I'm especially proud of!

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IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOU key Bb 2:44
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "I can save money, or spend it..."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M723. IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOU - Bb
key - Bb - range - D to D
Great old standard in a Livetrak trio version. 

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IT AMAZES ME key Eb 4:34
piano intro to the verse - easy to catch - pause ..."It a.......mazes..me" (drum pickup guide) and into tempo ; no solo - vocal back to "yet she praises me..." ; continue and rall the last couple of lines with piano.
Based on the Jack Jones version.

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M585. IT AMAZES ME
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Once of my real favourite ballads! A wonderful song with the gorgeous verse included. Please check out the Jack Jones version from his "Tribute to Tony Bennett" album, and the equally wonderful arrangement and playing of Mike Renzi - sublime! The phrasing is fairly easy to pick up re the verse.

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IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU key G 2:35
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short flute solo ; vocal back in at " don't count stars...." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M406. IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU - G
key - G - range - D to D
Fabulous song in a lightly swinging new Realtrak arrangement!

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IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU Pianotrak key G 2:35
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; no solo ; tag the last line and finish.

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M526. IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU - Pianotrak
key - G - range - D to D
Fab and cool Pianotrak version of this great standard.

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IT DON'T MEAN A THING (If it ain't got that swing) key Gm 2:52
Verse included! 4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs with "what good is melody?.....what good is music?", continue and into the main theme at 27 secs, vocal thru the main theme TWICE, piano solo at 1:58, vocal back in at 2:21 with "it makes no difference if it's...", continue thru and finish.

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M1215. IT DON'T MEAN A THING (If it ain't got that swing)
key - Gm - range - F to D
Fantastic TRIO arrangement that includes the verse and the tempo is perfect!

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IT DON'T MEAN A THING (If it ain't got that swing) key Fm 2:52
Verse included! 4 bar intro and vocal in at 6 secs with "what good is melody?.....what good is music?", continue and into the main theme at 27 secs, vocal thru the main theme TWICE, piano solo at 1:58, vocal back in at 2:21 with "it makes no difference if it's...", continue thru and finish.

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M1216. IT DON'T MEAN A THING (If it ain't got that swing) - Fm
key - Fm - range - Eb to C
Fantastic TRIO arrangement that includes the verse and the tempo is perfect!
Same arrangement as M1215 except a full tone lower.

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IT DON'T MEAN A THING key Bb 2:05
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal in at " makes no difference if it's sweet or hot.." ; continue ; 3 time tag on last line - last time phrase over the stops and pushes.

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M55. IT DON'T MEAN A THING....
key - Gm(Bb) - range - F to D
Duke Ellington gem. Singers include Tony Bennett, Carol Sloane, Ella and all the greats.

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IT HAD TO BE YOU key Eb 2:56
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M744. IT HAD TO BE YOU - Eb 
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Really lovely new trio arrangement of this old classic.

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IT HAD TO BE YOU key F 2:56
4 bar intro, vocal in at 7 secs, continue thru, solo at 1:16, vocal back in at 1:51 with '"some others i've seen..", tag the last line and finish.

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M1220. IT HAD TO BE YOU - F orchestral
key - F - range - C to D
Very lovely orchestra arrangement of this classic standard.

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IT HAD TO BE YOU orchestral key F 2:58

It has to be you backing track is a fantastic song and this version begins with an 8 bar introduction and vocals in at 17 seconds, continue thru twice – no solo, tag the last line and then finish. The classic standard, based on the same 2013 arrangement as F4 but with added strings, lovely brass and orchestral line.

By clicking on the MP3 demo link below, it will allow you to listen to a short free demo of this version. If you like the feel and arrangement of this all-time classic it had to be you backing track, click buy now.

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M1177. IT HAD TO BE YOU orchestral
key - F - range - C to D
 

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IT HAD TO BE YOU key F realtrak 2:46
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " some others I've seen...." ; tag the last line and finish.

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M255. IT HAD TO BE YOU realtrak
key - F - range - C to D
New Realtrak trio version of this Harry Connick Jnr smash! Sung by all the greats!

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IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY - key Bb 2:10
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at "It happened in Monterey without thinking twice..." ; tag the ending and finish.

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M165. IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY
key - Bb - range - F to Eb
REALTRAK GUITAR TRIO plus LATIN rhythm section!!!!

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IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY key Ab 3:01
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through twice, piano solo at 1:58, vocal back in at 2:25 with " it happened in Monterey and without thinking twice..", continue, nice tight phrasing and finish.

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M1477. IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY - Ab swing
key - Ab - range - Eb to Db
Swinging TRIO arrangement of this classic standard.
Same arrangement as M1476 except a full tone lower.

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IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY key Bb 3:01
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through twice, piano solo at 1:58, vocal back in at 2:25 with " it happened in Monterey and without thinking twice..", continue, nice tight phrasing and finish.

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M1476. IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY - Bb swing
key - Bb - range - F to Eb
Swinging TRIO arrangement of this classic standard.

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IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY key Bb 3:44
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, vocal thru twice, short vibes solo at 2:25 and vocal back in at 2:42 with "stars.. and steel guitars.....", continue and finish.

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key - Bb - range - F to Eb
Lovely new LIVETRAK arrangement of this great old standard, with vibes taking the piano chair!
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IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING key F 3:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:45, vocal back in at 2:23 with " I keep wishing I were somewhere else...", continue through and finish.
TIP - stay in tempo, click on the 2nd and 4th beat.

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M1431. IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING F Pianotrak
key - F - range - C to C
Fabulous 2017 Piano only Latin arrangement - not for the faint hearted! Great groove and great playing!
Same arrangement as M421 2017 except a full tone lower.

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IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING key G 3:54
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; vibes solo ; vocal back in at " I keep wishing I were somewhere else.." ; continue and finish.

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M420. IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING - G
key - G - range - D to D
Fabulous new Realtrak Latin arrangement of this wonderful tune from "STATE FAIR"! Works great in this feel. My favourite version has to be Mel Torme's!

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IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING key G 3:28
8 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through, piano solo at 1:45, vocal back in at 2:23 with " I keep wishing I were somewhere else...", continue through and finish.
TIP - stay in tempo, click on the 2nd and 4th beat.

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M421. IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING G Pianotrak 2017
key - G - range - D to D
Fabulous 2017 Piano only Latin arrangement - not for the faint hearted! Great groove and great playing!

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IT MIGHT BE YOU key Db 3:16
4 bar intro; vocal thru; 4 bar break leading to "I've been saving love songs and lullabies.."; continue/ ad lib ending.

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M730. IT MIGHT BE YOU - Db
key - Db - range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful theme from the movie "Tootsie" - I also have a version in the Gigsville male section; in a higher key. This version is more acoustic based with some warm strings added.

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IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND key Eb 4:26
orchestral tension cluster pick up then into 8 bar intro and vocal in at 34 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 2:42 go back to "you.. have.....what I lack myself.." and continue thru and finish.

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M1332. IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND - Eb orchestral
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Rodgers and Hart classic. The Sarah Vaughan version is still the definitive one to aspire to.

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IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND key Eb 3:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru the song - no solo - at 2:10 go back to "you have....what I lack myself....", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1330. IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND - Eb Trio
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful Rodgers & Hart ballad in a TRIO arrangement. Check out the superlative Sarah Vaughan version!
Same arrangement as M181 2017 except a full tone lower.

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IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND key F 4:26
orchestral tension cluster pick up then into 8 bar intro and vocal in at 34 secs, vocal thru - no solo - at 2:42 go back to "you.. have.....what I lack myself.." and continue thru and finish.

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M1331. IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND - F orchestral
key - F - range - C to E
Gorgeous orchestral arrangement of the Rodgers and Hart classic. The Sarah Vaughan version is still the definitive one to aspire to.


 

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IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND key F 3:37
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru the song - no solo - at 2:10 go back to "you have....what I lack myself....", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M181. IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND - F Trio
key - F - range - C to E
Wonderful Rodgers & Hart ballad in a new 2017 TRIO arrangement. Check out the superlative Sarah Vaughan version!

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IT ONLY HAPPENS WHEN I DANCE WITH YOU key C 2:51
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice; short piano solo; vocal back in at "two cheeks together can be so devine....."; continue; tag the last line and finish.

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M797. IT ONLY HAPPENS WHEN I DANCE WITH YOU
key - C - range - D to E
Great Irving Berlin gem in a cool trio arrangement.

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IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH key Bb 2:17
8 bar intro, vocal thru twice then a short solo and vocal back in at  1:41 with "it's a great day for the shamrock...", continue,
and repeat the last line extending it - "it's a great.........................great..........................day.................." and finish.

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key - Bb - range - C to D
Corny old hit for Judy Garland  from the movie "Little Nellie Kelly" and covered by Ruby Murray, Connie Francis and others.
Main theme only!
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IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH key Ab 2:17
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through main theme twice, swing accordion solo at 1:23, vocal back in at 1:40 with "It's a great day for the shamrock, for the flags in full aray..", continue through and at 1:59 extend the last line - "it's a great........great.......... great..... great........day......" and finish. MAIN THEME ONLY

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M1666. IT'S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH - Ab
key - Ab - range - Bb to C
From the 1940 movie "Little Nellie Kelly" and sung wonderfully by Judy Garland, this corny old gem certainly lifts your mood when you hear it. It's a cool arrangement but it's the well known main theme only.
Same arrangement as M896 except a full tone lower.

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IT'S A MOST UNUSUAL DAY key G 2:30
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at " there are people.....meeting people..." ; continue ; tag the last section -"it's a most unusual...most unusual......most unusual day......." and finish.

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M457. IT'S A MOST UNUSUAL DAY
key - G - range - C# - D (optional E)
Wonderful ; breezy and bright ; waltz in a fab Realtrak trio arrangement. Singers include Andy Williams.

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IT'S A SIN TO TELL A LIE key C 2:57
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short piano solo ; vocal back in at " I love you...yes I do.." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M527. IT'S A SIN TO TELL A LIE
key - C - range - D to E
Lovely and slow Livetrak arrangement of this old gem ; in waltz time!

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IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD key Eb 2:11
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal in with full repeat of song ;
repeat " lovin' wonderful you " 3 times and finish.

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M173. IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
Great mid tempo song; sung by Irene Krall; Sinatra et al.

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IT'S ALRIGHT WITH ME key Eb 3:00
spacey intro into tempo and 8 bar intro ; vocal thru song (half time middle section); hammond solo ; vocal back in at the bridge section - breakdown with slight ralls and hits then back into tempo ; continue ; repeat last line - It's alright with me" and finish.

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M541. IT'S ALRIGHT WITH ME
key - Eb - range - C to Eb 
Fab and gutsy Livetrak arrangement of the classic Cole Porter swinger!

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IT'S CRAZY key Ab 3:21
4 bar intro, vocal in at 7 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:09, vocal back in at 2:37 with "I spread my wings and then I fly..", continue and finish.

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M1147. IT'S CRAZY - Ab
key - Ab - range - Eb to Eb
Same arrangement as M1146, except a full tone lower.

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IT'S CRAZY key Bb 3:21
4 bar intro, vocal in at 7 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 2:09, vocal back in at 2:37 with "I spread my wings and then I fly..", continue and finish.

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M1146. IT'S CRAZY - Bb
key - Bb - range - F to F
Great Nat King Cole gem, covered by all the great singers, in a cool TRIO arrangement.

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IT'S CRAZY key Bb 1:56
4 bar intro, vocal in at 6 secs, vocal thru, including the end tag, clarinet solo at 56 secs, vocal back in at 1:17, continue thru and finish.

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M1153. IT'S CRAZY - Bb Livetrak
key - Bb - range - F to F
Here's a very cool sounding "Big Band" keyboard arrangement, recorded live, of the classic Nat King Cole hit.

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EASY TO REMEMBER key Eb 3:31
4 bar intro ; vocal thru - no solo - back to " so I must dream..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M456. IT'S EASY TO REMEMBER
key - Eb - range - D - Eb
Gorgeous song in a lovely Realtrak arrangement. Scored a huge hit for Bing Crosby!!

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IT'S IMPOSSIBLE - key G/Ab 3:28
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; -KEY CHANGE -back to "can the ocean ..." ; continue ; repeat last line as per original and finish.

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M211. IT'S IMPOSSIBLE
key -G to Ab - range - F# to F
Really lovely song sung by Perry Como.

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IT'S IMPOSSIBLE key Eb to E 3:24
Orchestral intro and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Perry Como version, in the original key and with the key change.

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M1315. IT'S IMPOSSIBLE - Eb to E
key - Eb to E - range - C to C#
Gorgeous song that is so synonymous with Perry Como. It may well be one of favourite songs actually and this arrangement is very very lovely, based on the 1970 Perry Como hit version.

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IT'S IMPOSSIBLE key G 3:34
Same form as the Le D featuring Rene version below, and the same key.

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M1026. IT'S IMPOSSIBLE latin - G
key - G - range - E to E
Here's a super cool latin arrangement of the old Perry Como classic, loosely based on a version by Le D featuring Rene on YouTube.

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IT'S MAGIC key Bb 4:10
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "without a golden wand..."; continue; repeat the last line - "when in my heart I know the magic is my love for you..." and finish.

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M847. IT'S MAGIC - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to Eb 
Livetrak orchestral arrangement of this lovely song. Massive hit for Doris Day but covered by all the greats.

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JEALOUSY key Cm (Eb) 3:25
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, continue thru, short solo at 2:12 and vocal back in at 2:26 with "my heart was a-fire with desire....", continue and finish.

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key - Cm (Eb) - range - C to D (optional F)
The great old definitive tango does have lyrics - actually 2 sets!
Cool arrangement in ballroom dance tempo.
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JEAN key Eb (instrumental changes to G) 3:30
as per the OLIVER version of the title song from the movie "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie".

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M848. JEAN
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Superb arrangement, based on the OLIVER hit of the song JEAN; from the movie "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie". Same form and keys.

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JEEPERS CREEPERS key Ab 2:21
4 bar intro; vocal thru; clarinet solo; vocal back in at '"golly gee! When you turn those heaters on.."; continue and extend the very last line - "where'd......ya....... get........ those..........eyes" and finish.

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M852. JEEPERS CREEPERS - Ab
key - Ab - range - Bb to C
Cool arrangement of this great old tune, written by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer. Covered by Louis Armstrong, Sinatra and more recently by the Puppini Sisters.

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JEEPERS CREEPERS key Ab 2:08
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 secs, vocal thru, solo at 59 secs, vocal back in at 1:25 with "golly gee......when you turn those...", continue, at 1:50 extend "where..... did.....you.... get......those.....eyes...." and finish.

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M1342. JEEPERS CREEPERS - Ab Pianotrak
key - Ab - range - Bb to C
Great piano only arrangement of this golden oldie, at a breezy swinging tempo!
 

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JEEPERS CREEPERS key Bb 1:45
4 bar intro,vocal thru, solo, vocal back in at " golly gee.... when you turn those...", continue, extend "where..... did... you.... get..... those.....eyes...." and finish.

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M578. JEEPERS CREEPERS Bb Pianotrak
key - Bb - range - C to D 
Popular old jazz standard in a 2015 piano only arrangement. 
There's a wonderful version by Bing Crosby and Buddy Bregman.

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JOANNA version 1 key Db/D 3:45
piano intro - vocal pickup and into tempo ; continue ; key change & solo ; vocal back in at " I love you ... but nothing in this world..." ; rall the last line and finish.

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M188. JOANNA version 1
key - Db to D - range - Ab to E
Wonderful Scott Walker song.

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JOANNA version 2 key Bb 3:52
string intro ; colla voce piano and vocal until tempo kicks in ; continue ; solo - vocal back in at " I love you ,,but nothing in this world...." ; continue and rall for the last line.

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M189. JOANNA version 2
key - Bb - range - F to C
Nice 'late night' version of Scott Walker classic. Suitable for low male ranges.

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JUST A GIGOLO & I AIN'T GOT NOBODY key F 4:42
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per Dave Lee Roth version and into I AIN'T GOT NOBODY - continue ; sax solo ; basically the same form and ad libs/shouts at the end. Definite ending.

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M588. JUST A GIGOLO & I AIN'T GOT NOBODY - F
key - F - range - C to F
The form is based on the Dave Lee Roth version of Louis Prima's big hit, but in a lower key!

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JUST A LITTLE LOVIN' key F 3:13
4 bar intro, vocal in at 8 secs, vocal thru all the way - no solo, tag the last line similar to Ray Charles and finish.

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key - F - range - C to Eb (optional F)
Earthy LIVETRAK trio arrangement of this old country tune! The Ray Charles version from his incredible album "Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music" is just one of the gems from this favourite album of mine. My arrangement starts on a typical blues based riff in D, similar to the Ray Charles version.
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JUST FRIENDS - key G 2:22
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal back in at " just friends drifting apart....";continue ; tag the ending and finish.

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M91. JUST FRIENDS
key - G - range - Db to E
Classic jazz standard in an medium tempo organ trio style. Sung by Sinatra & co.

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JUST FRIENDS key G 2:52
8 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru twice, Wurlitzer electric piano solo at 1:48, vocal back in at 2:11 with "two friends, drifting apart......", continue thru, tag the last line and finish.

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M1189. JUST FRIENDS - G Livetrak
key - G - range - Db to E
Cool Bossa Nova vibe to this Livetrak arrangement, cool Wurlitzer EP lines and a slight swing to the Bossa!

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JUST IN TIME  key Db 2:28
Same form as the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version, a full tone lower.

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M1136. JUST IN TIME - B
key - B - range - D# to E (optional F#)
Classic song, Based on the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version, a full tone down.

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JUST IN TIME key Bb 2:46
pickup and 4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; vibes solo ; vocal in at " now you're here ... and now I know just..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M269. JUST IN TIME - Bb
key - Bb - range - Db to D
Realtrak quartet arrangement. Singers include Tony Bennett ; Nat Cole ; Matt Monro et al.

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JUST IN TIME key C 2:32
4 bar intro, vocal thru, solo, vocal back in at "now you're here.... and now I know just where I'm going..., continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M674. JUST IN TIME - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - Eb to E (optional F)
Fresh 2015 piano only arrangement in a higher Male key. 

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JUST IN TIME  key Db 2:28
Same form as the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version.

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M1135. JUST IN TIME - Db
key - Db - range - F to Gb (optional Ab)
Classic song, Based on the Tony Bennett and Michael Buble version, in their original key.

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JUST LOVING YOU key F 3:43
Strings intro and into tempo with the vocal; vocal thru; short piano and string solo ; vocal back in at "though you don't know.. how much it hurts.."; continue; rall the last line and finish.

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M745. JUST LOVING YOU
key - F - range - C to D 
Livetrak arrangement of this 60's song which was a hit for Anita Harris in '67.
 

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JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS key Cm 2:44
8 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice - no solo - from 2:23 ad lib the ending and finish ("one of those things..... one of those things....")

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M1667. JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS - Cm
key - Cm - range - Ab to Eb
Fabulous Cole Porter gem in a Trio arrangement.

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JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS key Dm 2:59
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; mute trumpet solo over first "A" section ; vocal back in at 2nd "A" section (it was just one of those nights.....) ; continue ; ad lib the ending and finish( one of those things... one of those things.. ;etc).

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M566. JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS - Dm
key - Dm - range - Bb to F
Fabulous Cole Porter gem in a great Realtrak Quartet setting.

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JUST SAY I LOVE HER key Em 2:44
4 bar intro and 1 bar vocal pick up ; vocal thru ; - no solo - vocal back to the bridge section ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M478. JUST SAY I LOVE HER
key - Em - range - B to E 
Scored a big hit for Dean Martin ; in a lovely Realtrak arrangement.

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JUST SQUEEZE ME key Eb 3:55
4 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; gtr solo ; vocal back in at " missing since you went away..." ; continue - sing over the stops - and repeat "please don't tease me" 4 times and finish.

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M348. JUST SQUEEZE ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - F to Eb
Classic Ellington gem in a fabulous Realtrak Quartet version!

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JUST THE WAY YOU ARE - key C 4:12
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - remember the break between full verses - ;
solo ; vocal in at " I said I loved you ..and that's forever..." ; continue ; end as per Billy Joel version.

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M180. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE
key - C - range - Ab to E
Great mid tempo REALTRAK arrangement of this Billy Joel classic. Something different and fresh!!!!!

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JUST THE WAY YOU ARE key Bb 4:50
4 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original version ; soprano sax solo ; vocal back in and end as per the original.

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M599. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE - Bb
key - Bb - range - Gb to D
Great song from Billy Joel, in a more manageable male key and a nice and easy swing arrangement.

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KANSAS CITY key C 2:55
4 bar intro ; vocal thru 2 verses ; bridge and chorus ; hammond organ solo over 1st verse ; vocal back in at a verse ; bridge and chorus ; repeat the last line and finish.

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M620. KANSAS CITY - C
key - C - range - C to D (optional "blue" notes!)
Great old Blues in a cool Livetrak swing-thing!

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KANSAS CITY version 2 key C 3:07
4 bar intro; vocal thru 2 verses; bridge and chorus ("well I might take a plane.."); back to bridge and chorus again (alternative lyrics); guitar solo; bridge and chorus TWICE; repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

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M716. KANSAS CITY version 2 
key - C - range - C to D (optional E)
Brighter arrangement loosely based on the Trini Lopez version.

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L O V E key G to Ab 2:52
8 bar intro, vocal in at 13 secs, band and piano solo at 1:01, vocal back in at 1:25 with "and love..... is all that I can give to you...", continue, key change and back thru the song at 1:49; continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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key - G to Ab - range - C# to C (optional Db)
Cool mid-tempo band arrangement of this popular standard, in a lower key.
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L O V E - key Bb 2:35
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal in at " and LOVE is all that I can give to you ...." ; continue ; tag the ending and finish.

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M215. LOVE
key - Bb - range - E to D
great swinging version of this 60's hit. Sung by Ella ; Bobby Darin et al.
 

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L.A. BREAKDOWN key Db to D 4:43
orchestral intro and vocal in at 15 secs - colla voce (easy to catch) and into tempo - thru as per the Jack Jones version with a key change for the very last chorus.

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M869. L.A. BREAKDOWN
key - Db, key change to D - range - Bb to F (optional Ab falsetto)
From a Jack Jones album; this arrangement is loosely based on the album version with a definite intro and in a lower key. Note - the Jack Jones version is in F with a key change to Ab.

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LA MER (Beyond The Sea) key Eb 3:28
7 bar intro (3 bars orchestra then into the groove for 4 bars), vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the Julio Iglesias live version from 1976 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcp3_OT2-0, with a shorter intro.

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M1635. LA MER (Beyond The Sea) - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Based on the same arrangement as the Julio Iglesias live 1976 version, but with a much shorter intro.
Typical 70's MOR arrangement with lots of hammond organ. The Julio version was featured in the movie version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Same arrangement as M1634 except a full tone lower.

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LA MER (Beyond The Sea) key F 3:28
7 bar intro (3 bars orchestra then into the groove for 4 bars), vocal in at 18 seconds, continue through as per the Julio Iglesias live version from 1976 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcp3_OT2-0, with a shorter intro, original key.

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M1634. LA MER (Beyond The Sea) - F
key - F - range - C to E
Based on the same arrangement as the Julio Iglesias live 1976 version, original key but with a much shorter intro.
Typical 70's MOR arrangement with lots of hammond organ. The Julio version was featured in the movie version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
 

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LA SOLEDAD key Fm 3:16
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, continue through as per the same form as the Florent Pagny version.

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M1648. LA SOLEDAD - Fm
key - Fm - range - Ab to Eb
Wonderful latin gem with the orchestral arrangement based on the version by Florent Pagny, a tone down from his original key.

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LA VIE EN ROSE key C to Db 3:04
2 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru, key change and short string instrumental at 1:25, vocal back in at 1:55 with "when you press me to your heart...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1035. LA VIE EN ROSE
key - C to Db - range - B to F
Lovely arrangement, based on a Brenda Lee version, of this classic standard made most famous by Edith Piaf, a cool version by Louis Armstrong and a pop cover by Grace Jones.

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LADY BE GOOD  key F 2:36
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal through twice, short piano solo at 1:36, vocal back in at 1:57 with "oh, please have some pity...", continue and tag the last line and finish.

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M1116. LADY BE GOOD - F
key - F - range - C to D
Swinging TRIO arrangement of the classic Gershwin gem!

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LADY BE GOOD key F 3:12
8 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru twice, piano solo at 1:55 and vocal back in at 2:20 with "oh, please have some pity....", continue thru, tag the last line, ad lib over 6 bars and finish.

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M1117. LADY BE GOOD - F latin
key - F - range - C to D
Super cool Latin vibe to this arrangement of the Gershwin classic! Quirky intro setting the mood....

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LADY LOVE key C 3:40
5 bar intro (half time latin feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1092. LADY LOVE
key - C - range - G to E (optional G)
Superb TRIO arrangement of the wonderful Lou Rawls hit, same key and same form. I've given it a latin tinge and some cool piano fills!

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LADY LOVE key Eb 3:40
5 bar intro (half time latin feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1154. LADY LOVE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to G (suit higher male range)
The Lou Rawls hit, Same arrangement as M1092, only a tone and a half higher.

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LADY LOVE key Eb 3:40
5 bar intro (half time feel) and vocal in at 13 secs, continue thru as per the Lou Rawls version form, ad lib the ending and definite ending.

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M1155. LADY LOVE - Eb smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to G
Very cool Smooth groove arrangement of the classic Lou Rawls song!

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LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG key F 3:28
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru the song - no solo - at 2:12 the vocal goes back to "to think that spring had depended...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1237. LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG - F
key - F - range - C to D
Very dreamy TRIO arrangement of this wonderful torch song from Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen.
I love the George Shearing and Mel Torme version from their duet album.

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LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG key G 3:28
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 secs, vocal thru the song - no solo - at 2:12 the vocal goes back to "to think that spring had depended...", continue thru, rall the last line and finish.

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M1238. LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG - G
key - G - range - D to E
Very dreamy TRIO arrangement of this wonderful torch song from Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen.
I love the George Shearing and Mel Torme version from their duet album. Same arrangement as M1237 except a full tone higher.

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LATELY key B 4:00
6 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal all the way - no key change section.

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M1140. LATELY Pianotrak
key B - range - C# to D
Very lovely piano only arrangement of the Stevie Wonder gem, without the end key change section.

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LATELY key B 4:00
6 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal all the way - no key change section.

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M1141. LATELY Trio
key - B - range - C# to D
Lovely TRIO arrangement of the classic Stevie Wonder tune, without the key change section at the end.

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LAURA key C 3:23
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; tenor sax solo ; vocal back in at " and you see Laura , on the train.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M286. LAURA
key - C - range - D to E
Gorgeous Sinatra hit! Nice Livetrak arrangement.

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LAZY RIVER key Eb 2:54
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, vocal thru 3 times - the drums and feel will build each time,  at 2:29 extend the last line and finish.

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M1097. LAZY RIVER
key - Eb - range - G to Eb
Wonderful Hoagy Carmichael gem that's been covered by all the greats, including Bobby Darin, the Mills Brothers, Dean Martin! Checkout the Mills Brothers and Dean Martin version on YouTube! I've done a pretty cool Quartet arrangement that builds and builds!

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LEARNIN' THE BLUES key C 3:20
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; solo; vocal back in "the nights when you don't sleep"; (NO KEY CHANGE) continue and finish.

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M645. LEARNIN' THE BLUES - C
key - C - range - E to E - no key change
Another Livetrak arrangement of this great song ; in a higher key.

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LEARNIN' THE BLUES key Bb to B 3:02
4 bar intro ; vocal thru; no solo - back to "when you're at home alone..."; KEY CHANGE  for the last verse; continue and finish.

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M644. LEARNIN' THE BLUES - Bb to B
key - Bb to B - range - D to D# 
Great song strongly associated with Sinatra.  Here's a cool Livetrak arrangement with the usual key change.

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LEAVE A TENDER MOMENT ALONE key F 4:08
8 bar intro ; vocal thru as per original Billy Joel version ; short sax solo ; vocal back in at "I know the moment is right....." ; continue ; repeat the last section - "that's not how I feel...." ; and end on "leave a tender moment alone".

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M374. LEAVE A TENDER MOMENT ALONE
key - F - range - B to F
Wonderful Billy Joel gem ; taken from "An Innocent Man" album and in a superb Realtrak Quintet arrangement.

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LEAVING AGAIN / IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS key Ab 5:06
Chord and then vocal starts at 3 secs, continue thru as per the original Kurt Elling version.

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M1082. LEAVING AGAIN / IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS
key - Ab - range - original keys
Copy arrangement of the Kurt Elling mix of two songs from his album "NightMoves".

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LEAVING ON A JET PLANE key G 2:50
4 bar intro; vocal thru verse and chorus; 2nd verse and chorus; repeat the chorus;
TIP - sing " I hate to go" or similar for the end and finish.

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M724. LEAVING ON A JET PLANE - G 
key - G - range - D to E 
Great John Denver song in a very cool swinging Livetrak arrangement - works great!
I love the Sinatra version!

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LET IT BE ME  key Eb 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1597. LET IT BE ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C (optional D)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.
Same arrangement as M1596 except a full tone lower.

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LET IT BE ME  key F 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1596. LET IT BE ME - F
key - F - range - C to D (optional E)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.

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LET IT BE ME  key G 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 14 seconds, vocal through, no solo - at 2:04 the vocal goes back to "each time we meet love...", continue through, at 2:59 repeat the last line and finish.

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M1598. LET IT BE ME - G
key - G - range - D to E (optional F#)
Trio arrangement of the Everly Brothers hit song.

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LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART key Ab 3:38
8 bar intro ; vocal thru twice ; solo ; vocal back in at " Keep the love light glowing.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M579. LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART Ab
key - Ab - range - C to Db
Golden oldie and one I'm always asked for. Fab Realtrak arrangement.

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LET ME SING AND I'M HAPPY key G 2:28
4 bar intro, vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to "let me croon......." at 1:29, continue and finish as per the Matt Monro version - big rall and big finish for "and if my song, can make you homesick I'm happy..." and finish.

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M987. LET ME SING AND I'M HAPPY
key - G - range - A to B
Great trio arrangement of this song that's synonymous with Al Jolson, but covered by all the great singers. This version is loosely based on the Matt Monro version, but I've extended it by repeating the bridge section, and then the big ending as per the Matt Monro version.

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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL key F 3:04
12 bar intro, vocal in at 26 secs, continue thru 2 verses and choruses, at 1:13 Hammond organ solo over 24 bars, vocal back in at 2:02 with "Hey y'all tell everybody, I'm in town...", continue and end with a double chorus.

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M1204. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
key - F - range - F to F (optional Ab pushes..)
Wonderful Louis Jordan blues gem, fanously covered by BB King and Ray Charles. This version is very loosely based on the Ray Charles version - similar intro and band licks, but doesn't include all the verses. It also has a 24 bar stonkingly good Hammond organ solo but is also available with the organ and solo removed. A full tone down from the Ray Charles and BB King keys.

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LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY key Ab 4:07
8 bar intro, vocal thru twice, short piano solo, vocal back in at "a place that's known....", continue, tag the last line and finish.

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M784. LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY Pianotrak
key - Ab - range - Eb to Eb 
Lovely old waltz in a 2016 Pianotrak arrangement.

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LET THERE BE LOVE version 1 key Eb 2:28
8 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo; tag the last line and finish.

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M807. LET THERE BE LOVE - Eb version 1
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Livetrak Bossa Nova arrangement of this great song!

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