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Have You Ever Seen the Rain

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Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Bigband Score Description

Have You Ever Seen The Rain by Creedence Clearwater Revival arranged in swing style for bigband. The arrangement is a sound collage with many phrases from Count Basie Orchestra. So, the song should sound familiar to Count Basie fans.
Instrumental. The rhythm section is Guitar, Piano, Bass and Drums. Trumpet1 range is up to written D6.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - Ab
Duration - 3 minutes

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5/4/4/4

 

  • Composer - John Fogerty
  • Arranger - Tetsuya Masuishi
  • Added - Jun 17. 2017
  • Price - €50 / DKK 375 / USD 60

 

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Love Is Here To Stay (sax version)

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Love Is Here To Stay (sax version) - Bigband Score Description

Love Is Here To Stay - an all time jazz standard by Gerswhin. Here in a bigband arrangement for standard bigband setup with vocal or tenor sax solo part. No doubles in sax section.


Available here in a version with doubles in the sax parts if you have flutes and clarinets available in your band. Love is Here To Stay Bigband with Flutes and Clarinets version.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - F
Duration - 5.26 minutes

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altosax1-2/tenorsax1-2/baritonesax
trp1-4
trbn1-4
tenorsax solo
drums/guit/piano/bass

 

  • Composer - Gershwin
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Mar 30. 2016
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Soul Bossa Nova

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Soul Bossa Nova - Bigband Score Description

Soul Bossa Nova by Quincy Jones is the sound of the 60's bigband and easy-listening, swinging bossa nova that is famous all over the world. A lot of funky stuff for the flutes and a perfect chart for dancing. This arrangement is as it is performed on the record: "Big Band Bossa Nova"


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - Bb
Duration - 4 minutes

Line-up

Piccoloflute/Flute1&2/tenor/flute5/trp1-4/trbn1-4/pno/guit/bass/drums

 

  • Composer - Quincy Jones
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Feb 20. 2016
  • Price - €62 / DKK 465 / USD 74

 

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Last Christmas Eb-major

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Last Christmas Eb-major - Bigband Score Description

Eb-major Last Christmas

Wham's christmas-megahit from 1984 in a swinging "how I imagine Basie would have played it"-setting.


Last Chritmas - Also available in Bb for a Male vocalist!


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - Eb
Duration - 5 minutes

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Vocal - 5/4/4-piano, guitar, bass, drums

 

  • Composer - George Michael
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Dec 5. 2015
  • Price - €48 / DKK 360 / USD 57

 

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James Bond Theme

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James Bond Theme - Bigband Score Description

Bigband Sheets Music James Bond Theme

The Classic James Bond Theme arranged for Bigband including a Tenor Sax Solo and a slower "suspense intro"

From "Dr. No" (feat. Seam Connery) in 1962 to "Spectre" (feat. Daniel Craig) the James Bond 007 theme is an all time classic. Here you will find a easy to be played Bigband Arrangement and a nice score for bigband setup.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - C
Duration - 4 minutes

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5/4/4/guit/pna/bass/drums

 

  • Composer - Monty Norman
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 7. 2015
  • Price - €55 / DKK 413 / USD 65

 

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John Williams Medley

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John Williams Medley - Bigband Score Description

Some of the greatest movie hits from John Williams arranged for bigband. Including "Superman Love Theme" and "E.T. Flying Theme" in 5/4, "STARWARS Cantina Band" in a traditional arrangement and the "STARWARS Main Theme" transformed to bigband-swing.

Keys: C - Ab - F - Dm

Incredible John Williams Bigband chart available for instant download.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - no
Key - C
Duration - 5 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4/guit/pna/bass/drums Alto 1/Flue - Alto 2/Flute - Tenor 1/Clr. Sax Version (without doubles) included

 

  • Composer - John Williams
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 7. 2015
  • Price - €53 / DKK 398 / USD 63

 

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In Memoriam

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In Memoriam - Bigband Score Description

A Flugelhorn/Trumpet feature I wrote in memory of an old friend/trumpetplayer. Medium grade tune for Bigbands.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - C
Duration - 6 minutes

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5/4/4/guit/Piano/bass/drums Alto 1 double on Flute

 

  • Composer - John Kristensen
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 7. 2015
  • Price - €46 / DKK 345 / USD 55

 

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How Sweet It Is

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How Sweet It Is - Bigband Score Description

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) originally by Marvin Gaye but here in a little more Bluesy / Jazzy Bigband Chart with a great vocal part.

Bluesy shuffle swing in style of the Bublé recording from the record "It's Time".

A easy going bigband arrangement, great for ballroom dancing.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - G
Duration - 4 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4/guit/Piano/bass/drums

 

  • Composer - Holland/Dozier
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 7. 2015
  • Price - €52 / DKK 390 / USD 62

 

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Garden Of My Past

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Garden Of My Past - Bigband Score Description

A Groovy Latin Song - as performed by Veronica Mortensen. This Bigband arrangement was commissioned by Tiptoe Bigband.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - C minor
Duration - 4 minutes

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5/4/4/guit/Piano/bass/drums Alto 1 double on Flute

 

  • Composer - VeronicaMortensen & Niels HP
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 7. 2015
  • Price - €42 / DKK 315 / USD 50

 

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Blue Dawn

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Blue Dawn - Bigband Score Description

A lyrical piece in different minor keys and different time signatures. Including a trumpet- and a guitarsolo.


Grade - advanced
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - C
Duration - 6 minutes

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5/4/4/guit/Rhodes/bass/drums Alto Saxes doubles on Flute Tenor Saxes doubles on Clarinet Baritone Sax doubles on Bs. Clr.

 

  • Composer - John Kristensen
  • Arranger - John Kristensen
  • Added - Mar 6. 2015
  • Price - €60 / DKK 450 / USD 71

 

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Too Late

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Too Late - Bigband Score Description

A funky original in 7/4 by Veronica Mortensen recorded live at the Aarhus Intl. Jazz Festival with Klüvers Bigband feat. Veronica, Dave Samuels and Dennis Mackrel. Sax-section doubles on flutes, clarinets and bass clarinet.


Grade - advanced
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - A minor
Duration - 4 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4, Vocal, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums

 

  • Composer - Veronica Mortensen/Niels H.P.
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Feb 18. 2014
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Busy

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Busy - Bigband Score Description

Fun piece in 5/4 by the swedish jazz-pianist and composer, Lars Jansson - originally titled "Give me five". Veronica added lyrics to the tune and the arrangement was made for a live-recording during the Aarhus International Jazz Festival with Klüvers Bigband featuring Veronica, Dave Samuels and Dennis Mackrell.


Grade - advanced
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - C
Duration - 5 minutes

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5/4/4, Vocal, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, opt. Vibraphone

 

  • Composer - Lars Jansson/Veronica Mortensen/Niels H.P.
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Feb 18. 2014
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Last Christmas Bb-major

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Last Christmas Bb-major - Bigband Score Description

Wham's christmas-megahit from 1984 in a swinging "how I imagine Basie would have played it"-setting.


Last Christmas - Also available in Eb for a female vocalist!


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - Bb
Duration - 5 minutes

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Vocal - 5/4/4-piano, guitar, bass, drums

 

  • Composer - George Michael
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Feb 28. 2012
  • Price - €48 / DKK 360 / USD 57

 

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N's Dance

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N's Dance - Bigband Score Description

A tribute to the Mardi Gras Festival. Great, bluesy, fun-to-play bigband-chart. 2nd-line grooves and solos with swinging backgrounds.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - Eb
Duration - 6 minutes

Line-up

5/5/4-Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums

 

  • Composer - Jesper Riis
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Jan 16. 2011
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Felukka

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Felukka - Bigband Score Description

Quiet, flowing piece describing a sailboat trip on the Nile


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - C
Duration - 3.4 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4-Keys, Guitar, Bass, Drums Flute 1, opt. Soprano or Alto sax

 

  • Composer - Jesper Riis
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Jan 14. 2011
  • Price - €40 / DKK 300 / USD 48

 

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African Skies

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African Skies - Bigband Score Description

One of Michael Breckers compositions from the album "Tales from the Hudson". This arrangement was commisioned in 2009 by The Danish Radio Bigband for a project featuring the great Jeff "Tain" Watts.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - F minor
Duration - 7.4 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4-Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums

 

  • Composer - Michael Brecker
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Jan 12. 2011
  • Price - €50 / DKK 375 / USD 60

 

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Little shoes

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Little shoes - Bigband Score Description

Little shoes was originally recorded on Mike Sterns album "Upside-downside" from the 80's. This arrangement was made for a DRBB project with Mike in 2007. Available on the album "Chromazone".


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - Bb
Duration - 5.43 minutes

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Solo Guitar - 5/5/5/Keys/Guit(opt.)/Bass/Drms Doubles: Alto 1/Piccolo - Tenor 1/Flute - Baritone/Flute

 

  • Composer - Mike Stern
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Jan 6. 2011
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Tipatinas

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Tipatinas - Bigband Score Description

Extremely powerful Mike Stern-composition. The arrangement is a commisioned work for a Mike Stern/Danish Radio Bigband-collaboration in 2007


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - G
Duration - 7 minutes

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5-5-4-Solo Guitar (Mike)-Keys-opt.Guitar-Bass-Drums (Tp 5 is opt.)

 

  • Composer - Mike Stern
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Jan 3. 2011
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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Shorter Voyage

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Shorter Voyage - Bigband Score Description

A tribute to one of my favourite inspirators of all times - Wayne Shorter. This composition was recorded by the danish bigband The Orchestra in 2001 and is available on the album "New Skies" - The Orchestra plays Lars Møller & Jesper Riis.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - G minor
Duration - 9 minutes

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5/4(5)/4+rythm section 4th Trp is optional - 2nd Tenor doubles on Flute

 

  • Composer - Jesper Riis
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Oct 5. 2010
  • Price - €50 / DKK 375 / USD 60

 

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Love is here to stay

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Love is here to stay - Bigband Score Description

Hip version of the evergreen with the lovely melody accompanied by a smooth, swinging counterline played by bass, guitar, baritone, bass-tbn and tenor.
Can be played with male vocal soloist or as a tenor sax-feature.



Available here in a version without doubles in the sax section. Love Is Here To Stay (sax-version)


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - F
Duration - 5.26 minutes

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Vocal (male) or Tenorsax solo - 5/4/4+rythm section (Alto1, Alto2/Flute, Tenor1, Tenor2/Flute, Baritone/Bass Clar. Sax-version (without doubles) available on demand!

 

  • Composer - George Gershwin
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Sep 28. 2010
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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For Your Eyes Only

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For Your Eyes Only - Bigband Score Description

Swing-bigbandversion of another James Bond-classic - with female solo-vocalist. Originally arranged for the danish singer Szhirley & The Danish Radio Bigband.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - no
Key - F
Duration - 4.18 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4+rythm section

 

  • Composer - Bill Conti
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Sep 27. 2010
  • Price - €40 / DKK 300 / USD 48

 

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From Russia With Love

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From Russia With Love - Bigband Score Description

Version from the album "Basie meets Bond".
Transcription by Nicolas Kock & Jesper Riis


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - G minor
Duration - 4.11 minutes

Line-up

5/4/4+rythm section

 

  • Composer - Lionel Bart
  • Arranger - Chico O'Farril/George Williams
  • Added - Sep 27. 2010
  • Price - €40 / DKK 300 / USD 48

 

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The Nearness Of You - instrumental version

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The Nearness Of You - instrumental version - Bigband Score Description

Jazz ballad- arrangement for Klüvers Bigband featuring Birgitte Laugesen


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - no
Soloist - yes
Key - Bb
Duration - 4.3 minutes

Line-up

Tenor Sax - 5/4/4

 

  • Composer - Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Sep 17. 2010
  • Price - €40 / DKK 300 / USD 48

 

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Make sure you're sure

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Make sure you're sure - Bigband Score Description

Stevie Wonder ballad in a great bigband-arrangement with female vocalist. Veronika Mortensen & Klüvers Bigband.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - no
Key - E minor
Duration - 4 minutes

Line-up

2 Flutes/2 Clars/Bass Clar/4 tpts/4 tbns/guit/pno/bass/drums

 

  • Composer - Stevie Wonder
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Apr 6. 2010
  • Price - €33 / DKK 248 / USD 39

 

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Still Crazy After All These Years

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Still Crazy After All These Years - Bigband Score Description

Paul Simons great song arranged for Robben Ford and The Danish Radio Bigband.

Listen to a recording of the arrangment here


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - yes
Key - F
Duration - 5 minutes

Line-up

Solo Vocal - 5/5/5/guit/pno/bass/drms

 

  • Composer - Paul Simon
  • Arranger - Jesper Riis
  • Added - Mar 24. 2010
  • Price - €45 / DKK 338 / USD 54

 

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