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Cloudburst Vocal Jazz Anrrangement

Does any one have a great arrangement of Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross "Cloudburst" for a mixed vocal jazz group? Thanks!
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on January 31, 2014 4:26am
I have performed and enjoyed the New York Voices arrangement by Darmon Meader. 
on January 31, 2014 6:05am
Hello:
The only arr. of CLOUDBURST I know is the one by Kirby Shaw, publ. through Hal Leonard.
Here it is: HL 08748639
You can here it on the HL website.  Good luck!
                                    t
 
on February 1, 2014 5:20pm
The Kirby Shaw arrangement has only two 32 bar choruses of the Jon Hendricks vocalese, which Kirby includes as 'optional' (it's the most memorable part of the tune!)
 
The other parts of the arrangement feature two choruses of repetitive figures that are supposed to be solis, but feel to me more like backgrounds.  We spiced up the arrangement by doing:
 
intro
head
32 bar soli as backgrounds to guitar solo
2 choruses vocalese
'shout chorus', with guitar soloing again on the bridge and last A
head out
 
we skipped the tag!
 
on February 11, 2014 11:28am
Great thank you for the suggestions!
on February 11, 2014 9:57pm
FYI - I did the K Shaw arrangement this fall.  Very accessible, but I would recommend using the accompaniment CD unless you have a really good, reliable combo.  The piano part is a bear!
 
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