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LULU'S BACK IN TOWN key D to Eb 2:02
4 bar intro and vocal in at 7 seconds, vocal through, acoustic guitar solo at 58 seconds, vocal back in at 1:23 with "you can tell all my pets.....all my blondes......", continue through and a key change at 1:36 for the last verse, at 1:47 extend the last line - "Lulu's.....back.......in..town......" and finish.

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M1650. LULU'S BACK IN TOWN - D to Eb
key - D to Eb - range D to Eb
Fantastic Quartet arrangement of the old jazz classic. Probably the definitive version is by Mel Torme and the Marty Paich Dektette. Same arrangement as M1649 except a full tone higher.

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LUSH LIFE key Db 4:02
intro and vocal starts at 17 secs with the verse - easy to latch onto as long as you know the song! Into the main theme at 1:45, continue thru, vocal build - there are no big ralls for the last phrases, stays pretty much in the same tempo.

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M1162. LUSH LIFE - Db Pianotrak
key - Db - range - Ab to D
Piano only arrangement of the Billy Strayhorn classic that's been covered by everyone. Not an easy song to sing at all but check out the recent Lady GaGa version, with orchestra, on YouTube, and while I'm not a fan, she hits some really great, bang on power notes that shows she can sing!!

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LUSH LIFE key Eb 4:02
intro and vocal starts at 17 secs with the verse - easy to latch onto as long as you know the song! Into the main theme at 1:45, continue thru, vocal build - there are no big ralls for the last phrases, stays pretty much in the same tempo.

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M1163. LUSH LIFE - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - Bb to E
The same arrangement as M1163, except a full tone higher.

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MACARTHUR PARK key Eb 3:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs - "there will be another song for me...", continue thru, vocal all the way. Repeat the last line "and wondering why...." at 2:48 and finish.

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M1165. MACARTHUR PARK ballad - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Same arrangement as M1164, except a full tone down.

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MACARTHUR PARK key F 3:16
4 bar intro and vocal in at 21 secs - "there will be another song for me...", continue thru, vocal all the way. Repeat the last line "and wondering why...." at 2:48 and finish.

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M1164. MACARTHUR PARK ballad - F
key - F - range - C to E
Very loosely based on a Tony Bennett version, in his key, of the ballad section only ("there will be another song for me...") - the best part of the song by a mile, actually. Gorgeous, full orchestral arrangement.

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MACARTHUR PARK key F 6:52
Form as per the original Richard Harris version except the uptempo Instrumental section has been removed - so everything is as per the original up until 5:34 then it's simply the build up coming out of the uptempo section leading to the last part of "Macarthur Park is melting in the dark..." and finish!

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key - F - range - incredibly huge!
Cover key of Richard Harris, Glen Campbell, Andy Williams versions...
Here's a very cool intimate take on the Jimmy Webb classic - love it or hate it, it's a musical work of art.
Trio arrangement with strings - I've provided 2 versions - the FULL complete version with the huge uptempo instrumental section and an edited version with the uptempo instrumental section removed.
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MACARTHUR PARK key F 8:42
Form as per the original Richard Harris version.

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key - F - range - incredibly huge!
Cover key of Richard Harris, Glen Campbell, Andy Williams versions...
Here's a very cool intimate take on the Jimmy Webb classic - love it or hate it, it's a musical work of art.
Trio arrangement with strings - I've provided 2 versions - the FULL complete version with the huge uptempo instrumental section and an edited version with the uptempo instrumental section removed.
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MACK THE KNIFE keys Ab to Db inclusive 3:02
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru all the way as per the Bobby Darin form, just a different feel.

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M1354. MACK THE KNIFE - Ab groove
keys - Ab to Db inclusive - range - C to Eb
Fabulously funky and groovy take on the old Bobby Darin hit. Everyone knows it and here's a different take on it for you!
Same arrangement as M1353 except a full tone lower.

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MACK THE KNIFE keys Bb to Eb inclusive 3:02
8 bar intro and vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru all the way as per the Bobby Darin form, just a different feel.

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M1353. MACK THE KNIFE - Bb groove
keys - Bb to Eb inclusive - range - D to F
Fabulously funky and groovy take on the old Bobby Darin hit. Everyone knows it and here's a different take on it for you!

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MACK THE KNIFE - key Bb to Eb inclusive
4 bar intro; vocal in all the way; key change on each verse after 2nd verse; end as per Bobby Darin version.

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M29. MACK THE KNIFE 2011
key - Bb - Eb inclusive - range - D to F
NEW 2011 Livetrak "Big-Band" arrangement of this Bobby Darin classic.

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MAKE IT WITH YOU key Eb to E (3/4 feel) 3:02
8 bar intro; vocal thru 2 verses; piano solo and vocal back in at (key change) "dreams.... are for those..."; continue and ad lib ending; ie repeat " i wanna make it with you.." etc.

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M774. MAKE IT WITH YOU version 1
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to E
I love David Gates songs!! This is a really cool trio arrangement; in 3/4 time; of this wonderful 70's gem. Loosely based on the Jack Jones version; from his album Bread Winners; there is a pretty cool key change that's easy but very classy!

 
 
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MAKE IT WITH YOU version 2 key Eb to E 3:55
4 bar intro; vocal thru 2 verses; harmonica solo and vocal back in at the key change  - "dreams.... are for those......" ; continue and ad lib ending; ie repeat the last line and finish.

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M775. MAKE IT WITH YOU version 2
key - Eb to E - range - Bb to E
A different version of this David Gates gem. Groovy 4/4 trio + Harmonica licks and solo; and some fresh chord voicings. Also available with the Harmonica removed.

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MAKE IT WITH YOU version 3 key C to Db to D 3:23
8 bar intro; vocal thru the full song; key change and short solo; vocal back in at "baby you know that (key change again here and hold the same note) "dreams.....; continue and ad lib the ending and finish.

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M778. MAKE IT WITH YOU version 3
key - C to Db to D - range - G to D
Cool Livetrak version of this great David Gates song; in lower keys.

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MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY key Eb 5:00
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at ' fame..if you win it.." ; continue ; stay in tempo and finish.

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M226. MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Superlative ballad that featured in "Sleepless In Seattle" ; sung by Jimmy Durante!!
This arrangement is a lovely and slow version.

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MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY key C 3:32
4 bar intro; vocal thru full song; guitar solo over a verse; vocal back in at the chorus - "make the world go away..." ; repeat the last line; rall and finish.

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M658. MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY
key - C - range - B to C
Eddie Arnold country hit in a cool fresh arrangement.

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MAKIN' WHOOPEE key Eb 2:43

The makin’ whoopee backing is an incredible song and this version begins as a 8 bar introduction, vocals thru, solo, vocal back in at “he doesn’t make much money..”, continue, repeat “so don’t forget folks, that’s what you get folks, for makin’ whoopee…” and then finish. This song has a wonderful popular standard with quirky lyrics! It is sung by all the great and it has a Livetrak arrangement.

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M287. MAKIN' WHOOPEE - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to Db
 

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MALA FEMMENA key Bb to B 3:01
piano pickup ; vocal thru in tempo ; key change and back to main section ; continue - watch for short rall ; back into tempo ; continue and BIG finish!

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M495. MALA FEMMENA
key - Bb to B - range - D to G (optional A)
Popular Italian song in a Realtrak arrangement. Singers include Jimmy Roselli; a female version by Connie Francis ; and other popular Italian stars.

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MAM'SELLE key D 2:38
Piano phrase and into the verse at 4 seconds, into the main theme at 49 seconds, continue through as per the Johnny Hartman form, with the same ending.

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M1461. MAM'SELLE
key - D - range - A to B
Very much based on the Johnny Hartman version, verse included and same ending, same key.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pk3VfSQZZN8
Piano based for the verse and light strings added for the main theme.

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MAME key C 2:44
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short alto sax solo ; vocal back in ; continue ; and finish.

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M324. MAME
key - C - range - D to D
Great Broadway showtune; given a Realtrak arrangement.

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MAMMA key Ebm (verse) and Eb (main song) 3:25
orch intro ; vocal pickup into verse ; continue ; piano solo ; vocal in at " safe in the glow of your love......" ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M492. MAMMA
key - Ebm (verse) Eb (main song) - range - Bb to Eb
Lovely Italian gem with the seldom heard verse included! Singers include Connie Francis and Jerry Vale. Realtrak arrangement.

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MANDY key Ab to Bb 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through as per the original Manilow form version, short break at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:15 with "yesterday's a dream....I face the morning..." key change for the last chorus at 2:44, continue through, at 3:03 finish with "I need you today oh Mandy.." - you don't have to do the big Manilow held note at the end!, let the "band" outro finish.

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M1728. MANDY - Ab to Bb swing
key - Ab to Bb - range - Eb to Eb (optional F big note finish)
Big Band swing arrangement of the Barry Manilow classic, a full tone down from his original key.

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MANDY key Gb to Ab 3:30
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 seconds, vocal through as per the original Manilow form version, short break at 2:01, vocal back in at 2:15 with "yesterday's a dream....I face the morning..." key change for the last chorus at 2:44, continue through, at 3:03 finish with "I need you today oh Mandy.." - you don't have to do the big Manilow held note at the end!, let the "band" outro finish.

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M1729. MANDY - Gb to Ab swing
key - Gb to Ab - range - Db to Db (optional Eb big note finish)
Big Band swing arrangement of the Barry Manilow classic, a full tone down from his original key.
Same arrangement as M1728 except a full tone lower.

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MANHATTAN key Db 3:22
Arrangement based on the Steve Tyrell version of the classic Rodgers and Hart gem. Main theme only.

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M1731. MANHATTAN - Db
key - Db (the solo section key changes to Bb) - range - A to C
Great arrangement that's based on the Steve Tyrell version of this classic gem. My version has a very cool muted trombone solo added (the original has a muted trumpet). No verse, main theme only.
Same arrangement as M1730 except a full tone lower.

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MANHATTAN key Eb 3:22
Arrangement based on the Steve Tyrell version of the classic Rodgers and Hart gem. Same key, Main theme only.

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M1730. MANHATTAN - Eb
key - Eb (the solo section key changes to C) - range - B to D
Great arrangement that's based on the Steve Tyrell version of this classic gem. My version has a very cool muted trombone solo added (the original has a muted trumpet). No verse, main theme only and in the same Tyrell key.

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MARIA key Bb 4:08
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds with the verse "the most beautiful sound I ever heard...", continue through, main theme starts at 52 seconds, continue through, you have 2 options at 2:11 - you can either add the vocal ad libs or simply let the instrumental play and come back in at 2:54, continue through, at 3:35 sing 'the most beautiful sound i ever heard.... Maria........." and finish.

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M1577. MARIA - Bb
key - Bb - range - Gb to Eb (optional F if adding the extended vocal ad libs)
The sublime ballad from West Side Story, written by the genius of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. A song that is definitely not for the faint hearted with a huge range and a tricky melody. Here is a very beautiful arrangement featuring piano and strings, staying pretty much in tempo throughout. Verse included.
Same arrangement as M1576 except a full tone lower.

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MARIA key C 4:08
4 bar intro and vocal in at 17 seconds with the verse "the most beautiful sound I ever heard...", continue through, main theme starts at 52 seconds, continue through, you have 2 options at 2:11 - you can either add the vocal ad libs or simply let the instrumental play and come back in at 2:54, continue through, at 3:35 sing 'the most beautiful sound i ever heard.... Maria........." and finish.

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M1576. MARIA - C
key - C - range - Ab to F (optional G if adding the extended vocal ad libs)
The sublime ballad from West Side Story, written by the genius of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. A song that is definitely not for the faint hearted with a huge range and a tricky melody. Here is a very beautiful arrangement featuring piano and strings, staying pretty much in tempo throughout. Verse included.

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MAY EACH DAY key Db 2:54
2 bar intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, vocal through once, at 2:22 slow down...then back into tempo and finish.

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M1771. MAY EACH DAY - Db
key - Db - range -Bb to Db (optional Eb)
Loosely based on the 1963 Andy Williams version. Same arrangement as M1770 except a full tone lower.

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MAY EACH DAY key Eb 2:54
2 bar intro and vocal in at 4 seconds, vocal through once, at 2:22 slow down...then back into tempo and finish.

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M1770. MAY EACH DAY - Eb
key - Eb - range - C to Eb (optional F)
Loosely based on the 1963 Andy Williams version, same key.

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MAY THE GOOD LORD BLESS AND KEEP YOU key Bb 3:17
orchestral intro and vocal pickup; vocal thru; no solo - back to the bridge section; continue and repeat last line and last time - "may the good bless and keep you.... till we meet....... a.......gain......".

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M702. MAY THE GOD LORD BLESS AND KEEP YOU
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
A song synonymous with Perry Como. A bit corny but still a lovely sentimental ballad of the time.

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MAYBE THIS TIME key C to Db 4:20

Maybe this time backing track is a wonderfully played song and this version starts with a 4 bar introduction and vocals in at 20 seconds, vocals thru all the way – key change to Db at 2:36 and vocals back in with “everybody loves a winner…….”, continue thru, rall the last line at 3:45 and then finish. Exceptionally tasty TRIO arrangement of the song from the movie and hit show “Cabaret”. Best version for me is wonderful Tony Bennett live version from 1976.

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M1121. MAYBE THIS TIME - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - A to F (optional Gb)
 

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MAYBE YOU'LL BE THERE key Eb 4:16
intro and vocal in at 18 secs, vocal thru - no solo - back to "you said your arms...would always hold me...." at 2:33, continue thru, rall the last line at 3:41 and finish.

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M1109. MAYBE YOU'LL BE THERE - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - C to Eb
Beautiful and tasteful piano only arrangement of this gorgeous old gem.

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ME AND BOBBY MCGEE key Eb 2:55
4 bar intro, vocal thru the full song including la la la's!! - no solo just vocal all the way and finish.

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M858. ME AND BOBBY MCGEE
key - Eb - range - D to Eb 
Cool Livetrak swing arrangement of this huge country hit.

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ME AND MRS JONES key Bb to B 4:34
8 bar intro, vocal in at 28 seconds, continue through as per the Michael Buble form version in a similar arrangement, key change included.

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M1641. ME AND MRS JONES - Bb to B
key - Bb to B - range - Bb to F
Similar big band arrangement to the Michael Buble version.
Same arrangement as M1640 except a full tone lower.

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ME AND MRS JONES key C to Db 4:34
8 bar intro, vocal in at 28 seconds, continue through as per the Michael Buble form version in a similar arrangement, original key and key change included.

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M1640. ME AND MRS JONES - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - C to G
Similar big band arrangement to the Michael Buble version.

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ME AND MY SHADOW version 1 key Eb 3:12
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M853. ME AND MY SHADOW version 1
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb 
Really lovely laidback orchestral arrangement of this great old song. This version is not based on the Sinatra duet version and does not include the refrain.

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ME AND MY SHADOW version 2 key Eb 2:37
4 bar intro; vocal thru twice - no solo - tag the last line and finish.

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M854. ME AND MY SHADOW version 2
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb 
A fresh and swinging TRIO arrangement of this cool old gem. This version does not include the refrain.

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MEAN TO ME key F 2:50
8 bar intro, vocal thru, mute trpt solo, vocal back in at "you treat me coldly...each day...", tag the last line and finish.

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M316. MEAN TO ME - F
key - F - range - C to D
Livetrak version of this well known standard. Sung by all the greats!!

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MEAN TO ME version 2 key F 3:33
4 bar intro ; vocal thru TWICE ; gtr solo ; vocal back in at " you treat me coldly..." ; continue and tag the last line and finish.

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M407. MEAN TO ME - F version 2
key - F - range - C to D
Cool Quartet take on this old warhorse. Sung by all the exponents of the popular songbook.

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MEDITATION key C 3:23
8 bar intro, vocal thru, short strings and sax solo, vocal back in at " I.....will wait for you........", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M277. MEDITATION
key - C - range - C to D
Classic Jobim Bossa! Lovely versions by Vic Damone and Sinatra.
Live arrangement.

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MEDITATION key Bb 3:02
8 bar intro, vocal in at 15 secs, continue thru, acoustic guitar solo at 1:57, vocal back in at 2:12 with "I will wait for you..", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1066. MEDITATION - Bb
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Very lovely acoustic quartet and percussion arrangement of this Antonio Carlos Jobim gem!

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MEDITATION key Bb 3:19
8 bar intro, vocal in at 16 secs, continue through, accordion solo at 2:08, vocal back in at 2:23 with "I will wait for you..", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1668. MEDITATION - Bb version 2
key - Bb - range - Bb to C
Reworked acoustic quartet arrangement, featuring wonderful accordion lines, of this Antonio Carlos Jobim gem.

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MEDITATION key C 3:21
8 bar intro and vocal in at 16 seconds, jazz guitar solo at 2:11, vocal back in at 2:25 with "I will wait for you....", continue, repeat the last line and finish.

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M1669. MEDITATION - C Quartet
key - C - range - C to D
Reworked 2018 version of this classic Bossa Nova gem. Wonderful acoustic guitar trio plus a classic jazz guitar sound and cool lines.
 

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MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS key G to Ab 3:25
8 bar intro; vocal thru; no solo - back to "then add the wedding bells..."; KEY CHANGE into the last verse; repeat the last line and finish.

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M646. MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS - G to Ab 
key - G to Ab - range - A to E 
Huge Dean Martin hit. Here's a cool Livetrak version with a key change at the very last verse.

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MEMORIES OF YOU key Eb 3:23
piano intro / into tempo -vocal thru ; solo over the 1st "A" section ; vocal back in at " how I wish I could..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M280. MEMORIES OF YOU - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Fabulous Benny Goodman hit with lovely lyrics! Live arrangement.

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MEMORIES OF YOU key C 3:24
piano intro and vocal in at 18 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal goes back to "how I wish I could forget those..." at 2:09, continue thru, rall the last few lines and finish.

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M1156. MEMORIES OF YOU - C Pianotrak
key - C - range - G to D
Gorgeous piano only arrangement of the classic standard. Perfect for a very intimate vocal!

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MEMORIES OF YOU key Eb 3:24
piano intro and vocal in at 18 secs, continue thru - no solo - vocal goes back to "how I wish I could forget those..." at 2:09, continue thru, rall the last few lines and finish.

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M1157. MEMORIES OF YOU - Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Same arrangement as M1157 Pianotrak, except in a higher key.

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MEMORIES OF YOU version 2 key Eb 3:24
4 bar intro and vocal in 10 secs, continue thru, piano solo at 1:33, vocal back in at 2:15 with "how i wish I could forget...", continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M1062. MEMORIES OF YOU - Eb version 2
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Very lovely Quartet arrangement of this Benny Goodman gem.

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MEMORY key Bb 3:35
8 bar intro; vocal thru as per the typical standard version - same intrumental break and same form.

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M735. MEMORY Bb (from CATS)
key - Bb - range - G to Eb
This is a cool swing arrangement of the big show tune. It's also in the FEMALE key!!... but... it works fine for guy singers - you just adapt your range accordingly - the really low part ("every street lamp....") you jump the octave ; etc. Maybe sounds a bit odd but it works fine! So; it sticks to the same form except it's swinging and doesn't have the 10/8 bar included - straight ahead swing!

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MEXICALI ROSE key C 3:00
orchestral intro ; vocal thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at " dry those big brown eyes...'"; continue and finish.

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M530. MEXICALI ROSE
key - C - range - D to E
This golden oldie waltz works really lovely in this slow Livetrak arrangement.

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MIDNIGHT COWBOY key C 3:14

The midnight cowboy backing track starts off with a 4 bar intro; same form and tempo as the Toots Thielemans version but with a definite ending. This track is very melodic and you’ll have a chance to have your own solo in it. Click on the link below if you would like to listen to a short free demo! Then once you think you’re ready, click buy now to purchase your midnight cowboy backing track. Needless to say, Standardstrax are one of the best providers of unique backing tracks for singers.

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M875. MIDNIGHT COWBOY
key - C - range - primarily an instrumental but there are lyrics as well!
Really lovely TRIO arrangement of this huge instrumental hit for the wonderful jazz harmonica of Toots Thielemans.
Used as the main theme for the movie "Midnight Cowboy".

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MISTY key Eb 4:09
piano intro and pickup ; vocal thru ; tenor solo over the 1st time "A" section ; vocal back in at " you can say that you're..." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M291. MISTY - Eb
key - Eb - range - (G optional) - Bb to F
Lovely Livetrak arrangement of this classic Errol Garner gem. Covered by every major singer and scored a massive hit for Johnny Mathis.

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MISTY key Eb 3:43
4 bar intro and vocal in at 13 seconds, vocal through, at 2:11 go back to "you can say that you're leading me on...", continue through, tag the last line and finish.

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M1670. MISTY - Eb smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Fabulous groove based Trio arrangement of this jazz classic, scored a massive worldwide hit for Johnny Mathis and of course written by the great Erroll Garner.

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MONA LISA key C 3:24
8 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "is it only 'cos you're lonely....."; continue; and end as per the Nat King Cole ending.

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M798. MONA LISA - C
key - C - range - G to D
Wonderful Nat King Cole hit in a lovely trio arrangement.

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MONA LISA key Eb 3:19
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "is it only 'cos you're lonely...."; continue; finish as per the Nat King Cole version.

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M799. MONA LISA - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Another wonderful trio arrangement; slightly slower; of the Nat King Cole gem - in a higher key!

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MONEY BURNS A HOLE IN MY POCKET key Bb 4:48
4 bar intro, vocal in at 11 secs, vocal thru twice, at 3:14 short piano solo over the 2nd "A" section, vocal back in at 3:39 with "every day of the week...", continue and finish.

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M1138. MONEY BURNS A HOLE IN MY POCKET
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
TRIO arrangement of this Dean Martin hit.
Please note that this arrangement is a semitone up from the Dean Martin key and doesn't have a key change.

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MOON RIVER key C 2:40
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short band/piano solo ; vocal in at " two drifters... off to see the world....." ; continue and ad lib the ending - loops round as a groove.

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M370. MOON RIVER - C
key - C - range - C to D (optional F).
Wonderful Henry Mancini gem which was a huge hit for Andy Williams.
This isn't the waltz arrangement but a cool REALTRAK swing version that really works superbly!
 

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MOON RIVER key C 3:24
pickup and 8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; short strings solo ; vocal back in at "dream maker.... you heart breaker.." ; continue ; rall the last line and finish.

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M630. MOON RIVER - C waltz
key - C - range - C to D (optional F top note)
Waltz version of the Henry Mancini gem.

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MOONDANCE key Gm 4:15
8 bar intro ; vocal thru 1 and 2nd time ; sax solo over a verse ; then vocal back in with 1st time repeat over sparse "band" ; continue ; repeat chorus
then hold - "with you............ my love" ; and ad lib and big finish.

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M415. MOONDANCE
key - Gm - key - D to G ( same key as Michael Buble)
Superbly fresh Realtrak Big Band arrangement of this Van Morrison hit. Recently covered by Michael Buble.

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MOONDANCE key Fm 3:53
Band intro and into the groove at 6 secs for 4 bars, vocal in at 12 secs, continue thru, band solo at 2:02 and a 2 bar tacet at 2:23,  vocal back in at 2:27 with "well I wanna make love to you..." - same form as the Buble Live version.

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M990. MOONDANCE - Fm
key - Fm - range - C to F
Fantastic copy arrangement, based on the LIVE Michael Buble version of the Van Morrison song - It's down a full tone from the album version!
I really have to say that the Buble album arrangements, and the wonderful band, deserve ALL the credit!

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MOONDANCE key Gm 4:40
8 bar intro ; vocal thru the song ; sax solo ; vocal back in at " well I want to make love to you tonight..." ; continue ; repeat chorus ( last line - with you (count 2.3.4...1.2....)my love" ; ad lib and finish. Easy to catch!

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M542. MOONDANCE livetrak Gm
key - Gm - range - D to G
Swingin' Livetrak shuffle arrangement of the Van Morrison hit. Great groove!

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MOONGLOW key G 2:45
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal in at " we...seemed to fly..."; continue ; 3 time tag and finish.

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M245. MOONGLOW
key - G - range - Eb to D
Wonderful Realtrak arrangement of this great old standard.
Sung by Sarah Vaughan ; Tony Bennett & K D Lang did it as a duet; and all the greats.

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MOONGLOW key Bb 3:34
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru and repeat the last line twice, trumpet solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:24 with "we......seemed to fly right thru the air......", continue thru, repeat the last line ("that moonglow gave me you") and end as per the Rod Stewart version.

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M1368. MOONGLOW - Bb
key - Bb - range - G to F
Great song with the arrangement loosely based on the Rod Stewart "Amercian Songbook" album version.
Same arrangement as F1281, edited to Bb.

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MOONGLOW key G 3:34
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 secs, continue thru and repeat the last line twice, trumpet solo at 1:41, vocal back in at 2:24 with "we......seemed to fly right thru the air......", continue thru, repeat the last line ("that moonglow gave me you") and end as per the Rod Stewart version.

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M1367. MOONGLOW - G version 2
key - G - range - E to D
Great song with the arrangement loosely based on the Rod Stewart "Amercian Songbook" album version.
Same arrangement as F1281, edited to G.

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MOONLIGHT AND ROSES key A 2:32

The moonlight and roses backing track is a brilliant song and this version starts as a 8 bar introduction and vocals in at 15 seconds, continue thru, short band solo at 1:15, vocals back in at 1:45 with “June light discloses.. love’s golden dreams sparkling anew..”, continue, rall the last line and then finish. This is a version based on a Jim Reeves arrangement but in a higher male range.

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M1180. MOONLIGHT AND ROSES
key - A - range - E to F#
 

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MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU key Eb 3:58
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs, piano solo at 1:54, vocal in at 2:44 with "you're all dressed up to go dreaming...", continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M1303. MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Great Bing Crosby ballad in a lovely TRIO arrangement. Same arrangement as M231 2016 except a full tone lower.

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MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU key F 3:58
4 bar intro, vocal in at 12 secs, piano solo at 1:54, vocal in at 2:44 with "you're all dressed up to go dreaming...", continue, rall the last line and finish.

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M231. MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU - F
key - F - range - C to D
Great Bing Crosby ballad in a lovely TRIO arrangement.

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MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT key Eb 3:53
4 bar intro; vocal thru and include the end tag ("you and I and moonlight in Vermont"); short piano solo; vocal back in at "telegraph cables; how they...."; continue and finish with the end tag and don't rall it too much! - "you and I and moonlight in Vermont".

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M757. MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT - Eb
key-  Eb - range - B to Eb
Great trio arrangement of this wonderful standard; without a key change.

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MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT key Eb 2:32
8 bar intro (double tempo feel); vocal thru without the tag ; solo over the 2nd "A" section ; vocal back in at "telegraph cables... they sing down the highway.." ; continue ;repeat "moonlight in Vermont" and then include the tag ("you and I and moonlight in Vermont") in tempo and finish.

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M580. MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT Eb Pianotrak
key - Eb - range - B to Eb
Quirky 2015 Pianotrak Latin arrangement of this classic tune.

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MORE key Bb 3:01
4 bar intro ; vocal thur ; solo ; vocal in at "longer than always is a long...."; continue ; repeat " I know I've never loved before .....and my heart is very sure...no one else could love you more."; - dead stop on the last word "more" .

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M225. MORE
key - Bb - range - C to G
Great ; swinging Realtrak arrangement of this popular standard. Sung by all the greats.

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MORE key A 3:01
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through, strings solo at 1:33, vocal in at 2:04 with "more.....than you'll ever know my arms....", continue through and finish.

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M1526. MORE - A smooth
key - A - range - B to F#
Wonderful smooth groove arrangement of this classic standard! Great sounds and a great feel, perfect for a great vocal!
Same arrangement as M1525 except a full tone higher.

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MORE key F 3:50
4 bar intro; vocal thru; short piano solo; vocal back in at "more.. than you'll ever know..... my arms long to hold..."; continue and finish.

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M788. MORE - F
key - F - range - G to D 
Wonderful song in a really lovely latin arrangement - quartet plus percussion. Love the Matt Monro and; latterly; the Harry Connick Jnr versions.

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MORE key G 4:06
8 bar intro; piano solo; vocal back in at "more ...than you'll ever know, my arms.."; continue; repeat "I know I've never loved before, and my heart is very sure, no one else could love you more." and finish.

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M766. MORE - G
key - G - range - A to E
Lovely laidback latin arrangement of this classy tune. I love the Harry Connick Jnr version from his album "Only You'.

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MORE key G 3:01
8 bar intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, vocal through, strings solo at 1:33, vocal in at 2:04 with "more.....than you'll ever know my arms....", continue through and finish.

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M1525. MORE - G smooth
key - G - range - A to E
Wonderful smooth groove arrangement of this classic standard! Great sounds and a great feel, perfect for a great vocal!

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MORE THAN LIKELY key B to C 3:00
acoustic guitar intro,  vocal in at 5 secs, acoustic guitar and vocal only as per the Perry Como version, into tempo at 46 secs, continue thru as per the Como version's form, same key and key changes, similar arrangement.

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M1274. MORE THAN LIKELY
key - B to C - range - original key
Very lovely song and arrangement, loosely based on the Perry Como version.

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MORE THAN YOU KNOW key Cm & C 4:02
piano intro and vocal pickup - verse is quite rubato but easy to pickup once you've listened thru. Into tempo for the main refrain ; vocal thru ; back to "loving you the way that I do..." continue and finish.

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M401. MORE THAN YOU KNOW Pianotrak Verse Demo
M401. MORE THAN YOU KNOW Pianotrak Main Demo
key - Cm (verse) to C (main song) - range - B to E - verse is included. 2 Demos that showcase the verse and then into the main song.
This incredible gem has the verse included. Fabulous song in a wonderful 2015 piano only arrangement. Sung by all the classiest of singers!

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MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY key C 4:11
Same form as the original Spiral Staircase version, but similar tempo, feel and groove to the Charles Earland version - organ solo at 2:35 and vocal back in at the chorus at 3:03 and then finish as per the original with ad libs and finish..

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M1028. MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY
key - C - range - G to F (optional G)
Here's a really great song from 1969 that scored a huge hit for the band Spiral Staircase.
Great arrangement of this, based on a Charles Earland version (great organ player!), and in a more manageable key! (The original key is really high!)

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MR SANDMAN key Bb 1:56
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " Mr Sandman...I'm so alone..." ; continue ; tag the last line and finish.

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M290. MR SANDMAN
key - Bb - range - C to D
Swinging Livetrak "Big Band" keyboard arrangement of this great old warhorse!

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MUSICAL GENOCIDE key Ebm 3:19
4 bar intro and vocal in at 10 seconds, vocal through - no solos, similar version and form as the original album version but no soloing and a definite ending. Original key.

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M1671. MUSICAL GENOCIDE
key - Ebm - range - Bb to Eb (optional Gb and  Ab top notes)
Great song from the Gregory Porter album "Liquid Spirit". A very similar arrangement in the original key.

 

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MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME key Eb 2:41
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; solo ; vocal back in at " my baby don't care for rings.." ; continue ; tag " my baby just cares for " then the last line and finish.

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M281. MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to D
Huge hit for Nina Simone; but sung by all the great singers!
Live arrangement.

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MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME key F 2:42
4 bar intro and vocal in at 9 secs, continue thru twice - no solo - tag the ending and finish.

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M991. MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME - F
key - F - range - C to E
Very cool Livetrak quintet arrangement of this great old gem. The Nina Simone arrangement is probably the definitive version but it's an old standard that can work in any style and feel.

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MY BLUE HEAVEN key Eb 2:32
8 bar intro ; vocal thru ; sax solo ; vocal back in at
"you'll see a smiling face, a fireplace....." ; continue ; tag the last line ("we're happy in my..blue heaven") and finish.

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M631. MY BLUE HEAVEN 
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb 
Livetrak Bossa version of this cool old 40's hit.
Harry Connick Jnr does a cool version on his ONLY YOU album.

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MY EYES ADORED YOU key Eb to E to F to F# 3:37
Based on the Frankie Valli version but stripped down to a trio - intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continue with the same form and the key changes and a definite ending.

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M889. MY EYES ADORED YOU
key - Eb to E to F to F#- range - Bb to E
TRIO arrangement of the Frankie Valli hit, in a lower key.
Same form as the original and the same 2/4 bars to watch for..

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MY FAVOURITE THINGS key Em 2:55
8 bar intro ; vocal thru - 4 bar between each verse - alto sax solo ; vocal back in at " girls in white dresses..." ; continue ; ad lib/finish.

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M323. MY FAVOURITE THINGS
key - Em - range - B to C
"The Sound Of Music" had some truly incredible songs and this is one of them. Works perfect as a cool jazz waltz and with this classy Realtrak arrangement you can't go wrong! Suitable also for higher range female singers.

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MY FAVOURITE THINGS Pianotrak key Em 3:57
4 bars intro, vocal in at 6 secs, continue thru the whole song twice - no solo - and finish.

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M908. MY FAVOURITE THINGS Pianotrak
key - Em (and E) - range - B to C
Cool 2016 piano only arrangement of this wonderful gem from "The Sound Of Music".

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MY FAVOURITE YEAR key A 3:55
Copy arrangement of the Michael Feinstein version.

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M355. MY FAVOURITE YEAR
key - A - range - E to D
The title song from the broadway show and another copy replication of the Michael Feinstein arrangement from his CD. A really gorgeous song and a wonderful arrangement.

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MY FIRST MY LAST MY EVERYTHING key B 3:48
8 bar intro, vocal in at 15 secs, vocal thru as per the Barry White form, piano solo based on the original string solo at 2:31 and vocal back in at with "I see so many ways that I..", continue, sing the last line twice and finish.

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key - B - range - B to B (suit lower ranges)
Swinging TRIO arrangement of the Barry White hit and based on that form as well.

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MY FOOLISH HEART key Bb 5:01
orch intro ; vocal pick up ; solo up to "her lips"-vocal back in and finish.

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M30. MY FOOLISH HEART
KEY - Bb - range - Bb to D
Wonderful ballad sung by all the greats.
Check out Kurt Elling's fresh take!!

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MY FOOLISH HEART key Bb 3:27
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continues thru and rall at 1:56, back into tempo for the short solo at 2:03 and vocal back in at 2:30 with "for this time it isn't fascination..., continue and rall for the last line and finish.

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M992. MY FOOLISH HEART - Bb version 2
key - Bb - range - Bb to D
Lovely arrangement, loosely based on a rare Margaret Whiting version from 1959.

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MY FOOLISH HEART key Db 3:27
4 bar intro and vocal in at 15 secs, continues thru and rall at 1:56, back into tempo for the short solo at 2:03 and vocal back in at 2:30 with "for this time it isn't fascination..., continue and rall for the last line and finish.

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M993. MY FOOLISH HEART - Db
key - Db - range - Db to F
Lovely arrangement, loosely based on the Margaret Whiting version. Suitable for higher range males.

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MY FOOLISH HEART key G 4:20
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; mute trumpet short solo ; vocal back in at " there's a line between love and..." ; continue ; rall last two lines ; colla and finish.

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M315. MY FOOLISH HEART - G
key - G - range - G to B (optional C)
Livetrak arrangement for lower male ranges and also suitable for high female ranges.Wonderful standard that's a favourite of mine.
 

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MY FRIEND key Bb 2:30
Orchestra intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, continue through as per the Frankie Laine version, except in a lower key.

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M1463. MY FRIEND - Bb
key - Bb - range - G to Eb
Loosely based on the Frankie Laine version - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVUUxi0pTfk
The original key is Eb. Same form and ending.
Same arrangement as M1462 except a full tone lower.

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MY FRIEND key C 2:30
Orchestra intro and vocal in at 15 seconds, continue through as per the Frankie Laine version, except in a lower key.

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M1462. MY FRIEND - C
key - C - range - A to F
Loosely based on the Frankie Laine version - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVUUxi0pTfk
The original key is Eb and this version is 3 semitones lower. Same form and ending.

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MY FUNNY VALENTINE - key Bm 3:35
4 bar intro ; thru and solo -vocal back in "Is Your Figure" and end.

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M18. MY FUNNY VALENTINE
key - Bm - range - B to D
A classic standard!! Sung by every major artist including Sinatra, Ella, etc.

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MY FUNNY VALENTINE key Cm 4:03
4 bar intro ; vocal thru ; piano solo ; vocal back in at " if your figure less than greek..." ; continue and finish.

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M411. MY FUNNY VALENTINE - Cm
key - Cm - C to Eb
Smokey new Realtrak trio arrangement of this evergreen standard.

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MY FUNNY VALENTINE key Dm 2:36
4 bar intro; vocal thru - no solo - vocal back to "is your figure less than greek...."; continue; no tag and finish.

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M708. MY FUNNY VALENTINE - Dm Pianotrak
key - Dm - range - D to F
A cool and intimate Pianotrak arrangement of a cool song.

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MY HEART STOOD STILL key Eb 3:31
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo from 2:16, vocal back in at 2:46 with "though not a single word was spoken..", continue through and finish.

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M1754. MY HEART STOOD STILL - Eb
key - Eb - range - Bb to C
Trio arrangement of the Rodgers and Hart classic standard. Main theme only.
Same arrangement as M1753 except a full tone lower.

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MY HEART STOOD STILL key F 3:31
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 seconds, vocal through twice, short piano solo from 2:16, vocal back in at 2:46 with "though not a single word was spoken..", continue through and finish.

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M1753. MY HEART STOOD STILL - F
key - F - range - C to D
Trio arrangement of the Rodgers and Hart classic standard. Main theme only.
 

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MY KIND OF GIRL key F 2:57
4 bar intro.
Same form as the Matt Monro version.

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M685. MY KIND OF GIRL - F 
key - F - range - Bb to D 
Another hit song for the wonderful Matt Monro. Cool and fresh arrangement!!

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MY KIND OF TOWN key F to G to Ab 2:53
The form is as per the Sinatra version.

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M590. MY KIND OF TOWN
key - F to G to Ab - range - B to F
Based on the Sinatra version and including the intro.

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MY LIFE key C 3:49
8 bar intro ; thru as per the original form EXCEPT 4 bar break between each verse ; 3 time tag at the end and dead stop on " keep it yourself it's my life".

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M568. MY LIFE - C
key - C -range - C to E
From the pen of Billy Joel ; this great pop tune works so well in a swinging hot trio arrangement. Have a listen!

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