Big Band charts with vocals
Everybody needs a best friend
Here is the very charming title-song of the successful motion-picture “Ted”, sung by Norah Jones.
Who can I turn to?
Leslie Bricusse gave us this wonderful example of how to unfold an ascending melody.
Can't take my eyes off of you
Frankie Valli was the first who had a mega succes back in 1967 with this song.
Nine to five
Vocal big band versions of these early eighties hits. Both the Sheena Easton and Dolly Parton song
Play that funky music
A number one Wild Cherry hit from the seventies, scored for funky big band and vocals.
The extended version of the Crusaders lp from 1979 is the basic form for this arrangement.
Let's stay together
A vocal big band arrangement of Roberta Flack's great interpretation of this 70's soulfull song.