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Paris Rutherford

Paris Rutherford, now in retirement from the University of North Texas, is Regents Professor Emeritus in Jazz Studies. During his tenure, he organized and developed the degree programs in Vocal Jazz Studies and in Jazz Arranging. For over thirty years, Rutherford directed the award-winning UNT Jazz Singers both in performance and in the recording studios. He also directed the premiere North Texas Vocal Jazz Summer Workshop from its inception.

Over the years, his jazz arranging students have been heard on recordings by the One, Two and Three O'Clock Lab Bands, the UNT Jazz Singers, and too many personal CD projects to name. Many have continued their writing at a professional level, both in the recording studios and for stage and show productions.

A sought-after clinician in vocal jazz, Rutherford has over one hundred vocal jazz arrangements in publication by Hal Leonard, Sound Music Publishing, UNC Jazz Press, and recently through Artist Share by Maria Schneider. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the newly formed Jazz Education Network.

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Paris Rutherford : The Vocal Jazz Ensemble : 01 Book & 1 CD : Paris Rutherford : 884088211523 : 1423455053 : 08748002

Paris Rutherford : The Vocal Jazz Ensemble

This vocal jazz book absolutely has it all! From the ensemble audition process to the final performance and everything in between, this book truly covers every aspect of what it takes to begin and maintain a vocal jazz group. An absolute must for novice directors and singers and equally valuable for those with years of experience, this text provides a wealth of material on the full spectrum of vocal jazz education and performance. The enclosed CD includes recorded vocal examples.

Songlist: Perspectives On Vocal Jazz, The Ensemble And Its Director, Interpreting Vocal Jazz-The Vocal Jazz Ensemble, The Vocal Jazz Soloist, The Band, Sound Reinforcement (A.K.A. Live Sound), The Performance, About The Author

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6851b | Book & 1 CD | $24.95


Paris Rutherford : Jazz Standards : SATB : Sheet Music : Paris Rutherford

Paris Rutherford : Jazz Standards

Paris Rutherford is a regents professor in jazz studies at the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton, Texas, where he coordinates vocal jazz studies and directs UNT Jazz Singers. A sought-after clinician in vocal jazz, Rutherford has over eighty vocal jazz arrangements in publication and here we have a collection of his a cappella arrangements. From the quiet beauty of the lyrics to the shimmering vocal textures, Paris Rutherford's setting of this classic Kurt Weill song "Lost In The Stars" will create a wonderful concert moment. Ideal for vocal jazz groups, madrigal ensembles and concert choirs. Jazz lovers will truly enjoy this wonderful a cappella setting of "Detour Ahead". Interesting harmony and well-crafted vocal lines makes this tune particularly enjoyable. "This Is All I Ask" is a jazz standard recorded by all the greats in a superb a cappella setting for vocal jazz and concert groups alike. Wonderful for developing blend and balance.

Songlist: I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good), Yesterdays, This Is All I Ask (Beautiful Girls Walk A Little Slower), Detour Ahead, Lost In The Stars, The Very Thought of You

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Voicing: SATB | 8058b | Sheet Music | $9.95 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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A Night in Tunisia : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Dizzy Gillespie : Sheet Music : 00285373 : 888680888916

Paris Rutherford : A Night in Tunisianew

This jazz standard by the great Dizzy Gillespie is here arranged using an alternating Latin Swing and a straight swing style. There is lots of room to feature soloists along with an ensemble scat section. This is an important song from the Bebop era of jazz and a great arrangement by one of the great jazz educators.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Dizzy Gillespie

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00285373 | Showtrax CD Available


Birdland : SSA : Paris Rutherford : John Hendricks : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 00262811 : 888680728168

Paris Rutherford : Birdlandnew

Here is the quintessential jazz classic by Josef Zawinul with lyrics by the incomparable Jon Hendricks in a funky fusion setting by noted arranger Paris Rutherford. Previously only available for mixed ensembles now a perfect showcase for your women's vocal jazz group.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: John Hendricks Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262811


Bluesette : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Norman Gimbel : Sheet Music : 00285383 : 888680889012

Paris Rutherford : Bluesettenew

With a melody written by the legendary harmonica player Toots Thielemans, this jazz standard has been covered by 100s of musicians. This arrangement begins simply and purely allowing your jazz choir to establish a groove. A sample scat solo is offered as a beginning point with solid choral underpinning for support. A final time through verse and chorus offers very contemporary jazz harmonies voiced in a way that will ensure success.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Norman Gimbel

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00285383 | Showtrax CD Available


Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Benny Golson : Sheet Music : 00262846 : 888680728236

Paris Rutherford : Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe)new

Originally a Hard Bop instrumental by sax great Benny Golson, Quincy Jones brought his genius to the song when he penned lyrics to this melody. Killer Joe exploded onto the scene in Quincy's album Q's Jook Joint and was later covered by countless vocal jazz icons including The Manhattan Transfer. Here it is set in a gentle swing style with vocal lines accessible to even beginning vocal jazz ensembles.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Benny Golson | Lyricist: Quincy Jones

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262846 | Showtrax CD Available


Here, There and Everywhere : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Paul McCartney : Beatles : Sheet Music : 00262843 : 888680728205

Paris Rutherford : Here, There and Everywherenew

Utilizing unison lines in an easy Beatles Groove, this is a wonderful vocal jazz setting for intermediate to early advanced vocal jazz choirs. Young scat singers will be able to feel the chord changes in this familiar song while piano players will have room to stretch out over these more standard changes.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262843


Nature Boy : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Eden Ahbez : Nat King Cole : Sheet Music : 00262856 : 888680728281

Paris Rutherford : Nature Boynew

First recorded by Nat King Cole and since covered by countless pop and jazz singers and ensembles and used in multiple movies, here is a really cool arrangement in an easy Bossa groove. With a beautiful section for scat singing, well supported by the ensemble, and multiple soloists featured, this chart works for medium to advanced vocal jazz ensembles.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Eden Ahbez Performed By: Nat King Cole

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262856 | Showtrax CD Available


On Green Dolphin Street : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Bronislaw Kaper : Sheet Music : 00262862 : 888680728342

Paris Rutherford : On Green Dolphin Streetnew

Reminiscent of the Gene Puerling/Singers Unlimited arrangement, this new realization alternates between standard swing and a soft Samba feel. There is ample room for both singers and players to step out with solos and improvisations.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Bronislaw Kaper

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262862 | Showtrax CD Available


Sister Sadie : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Horace Silver : Sheet Music : 00285380 : 888680888985

Paris Rutherford : Sister Sadienew

Here is a hard driving, hard swinging standard that features both your pianist/ combo and your choir. A full one time through the form as an intro really sets the stage for a stylish rendering. Unison chorals cover the first verse and then break into a choral scat that is hot. There is even a spot to feature your drummer.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Horace Silver

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00285380 | Showtrax CD Available


The Girl from Ipanema : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Antonio Carlos Jobim : Antonio Carlos Jobim : Sheet Music : 00262859 : 888680728311

Paris Rutherford : The Girl from Ipanemanew

Brazilian composer, pianist, songwriter, arranger and singer Antonio Carlos Jobim has given us many great songs but none more popular than this. As one of the most recorded songs of all time, this new arrangement in a Samba style is a wonderful introduction to this important composer, this important style and this popular song. Accompanied by a rhythm section, their parts are written out to clearly give your players--young or old--a solid foundation in this Latin style. The vocal harmonies are not too dense and will be quickly learned giving your singers an excellent opportunity to explore the style.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim Performed By: Antonio Carlos Jobim | Country: Brazil

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00262859 | Showtrax CD Available


What A Wonderful World : SATB : Paris Rutherford : George David Weiss : Sheet Music : 00285379 : 888680888978

Paris Rutherford : What A Wonderful Worldnew

This iconic pop song has been covered by countless artists from all musical genres. The message is positive and this arrangement is accessible by all levels of ensembles. There are beautiful passages to feature your solo singers, unison passages that set up the choir for success and beautiful harmonies that color the texts and give the singers a chance to paint the lyrics. This is a real winner.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.15 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00285379


(You'd Be So) Easy to Love : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Cole Porter : Sheet Music : 08741067 : 073999841237

Paris Rutherford : (You'd Be So) Easy to Love

This arrangement of the Cole Porter classic is set in a hot up-tempo swing style. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:25.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Cole Porter

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08741067


A Day in the Life of a Fool (Manha de Carnaval) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08743208 : 073999323689

Paris Rutherford : A Day in the Life of a Fool (Manha de Carnaval)

This Latin standard has been recorded by dozens of recording artists from Harry Belafonte to Frank Sinatra. This setting by noted jazz educator and arranger Paris Rutherford is excellent for introducing Latin-style vocal jazz to performers from high school and beyond.Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (parts for piano, guitar, bass and drums). Performance Time: Approx. 3:50.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Country: Latin America

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743208 | Showtrax CD Available


A Sleepin' Bee (from House of Flowers) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Barbra Streisand : Sheet Music : 08743726 : 073999437263

Paris Rutherford : A Sleepin' Bee (from House of Flowers)

This ballad marked Diahann Carroll's 1954 debut on Broadway in House of Flowers and was further made famous in a recording by Barbra Streisand. This setting by Paris Rutherford is a delightful change of pace for both jazz and pop ensembles with its witty text and infectious tune.Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (Parts for Bass and Drums). Performance Time: Approx. 3:25.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Barbra Streisand

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743726


Alice in Wonderland : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08744661 : 073999998016

Paris Rutherford : Alice in Wonderland

The theme song from the Disney animated classic simply sparkles in a warm a cappella arrangement. Nominated for a Best Score Academy Award, this music is timeless.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744661


All the Things You Are : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Jerome Kern : Sheet Music : 08752482 : 884088539306

Paris Rutherford : All the Things You Are

Your audience will be swept away with this inviting setting of the Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein classic! Opening with a warm, rubato piano intro followed by vibrant opening chords from the singers, this chart settles into a fresh swing treatment that will make everyone smile! Available separately: SATB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 4:20.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Jerome Kern | Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II.

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752482 | Showtrax CD Available


All The Things You Are : SSA : Paris Rutherford : Jerome Kern : Sheet Music : 08753343 : 884088577964

Paris Rutherford : All The Things You Are

Your audience will be swept away with this inviting setting of the Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein classic! Opening with a warm, rubato piano intro followed by vibrant opening chords from the singers, this chart settles into a fresh swing treatment that will make everyone smile! Available separately: SATB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 4:20.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Jerome Kern | Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II.

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753343 | Showtrax CD Available


April in Paris : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Vernon Duke : Sheet Music : 08747960 : 884088210649

Paris Rutherford : April in Paris

The quiet emotion of this classic ballad moves dreamlike from the undulating opening to the surprise harmonic lift. Stunning and expressive! Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 4:00.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Vernon Duke | Lyricist: Yip Harburg

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08747960 | Showtrax CD Available


At the Zoo : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Paul Simon : Simon & Garfunkel : Sheet Music : 00153607 : 888680096526

Paris Rutherford : At the Zoo

In the Choral Explorations jazz series for developing choirs, this whimsical song from Simon & Garfunkel is a perfect introduction to style, technique and blend.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Paul Simon Performed By: Simon & Garfunkel

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00153607 | Showtrax CD Available


At the Zoo : SSA : Paris Rutherford : Paul Simon : Simon & Garfunkel : Sheet Music : 00153609 : 888680096540

Paris Rutherford : At the Zoo

In the Choral Explorations jazz series for developing choirs, this whimsical song from Simon & Garfunkel is a perfect introduction to style, technique and blend.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Paul Simon Performed By: Simon & Garfunkel

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00153609 | Showtrax CD Available


Autumn Leaves : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Joseph Kosma : Sheet Music : 08742288 : 073999422887 : 1423473035

Paris Rutherford : Autumn Leaves

Set in a medium up-swing, this tasty standard features a written vocal solo and a written piano solo easily performed by high school jazz groups. Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (rpno, b, dm). Duration: ca. 4:00.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Joseph Kosma | Lyricist: Johnny Mercer

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742288 | Showtrax CD Available


Beatles in Concert : SATB : Paris Rutherford : John Lennon : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08202561 : 884088474317

Paris Rutherford : Beatles in Concert

Here's a fresh take on three of Lennon and McCartney's most popular songs in a 7-minute medley that will showcase your ensemble at their best! Includes: Hey Jude, Let It Be, The Long and Winding Road. Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available as a digital download (gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 7:20.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composers: John Lennon and Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08202561 | Showtrax CD Available


 : SATB : Paris Rutherford : The Coasters : Sheet Music : 00139722 : 888680038670

Paris Rutherford : Bésame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)

Hot horns and vocals make this Latin standard into an incredible feature for jazz and show choirs. Opportunities for solos and great instrumentals make this chart easy to learn and fun to sing for all types of programming.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: The Coasters | Country: Latin America

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00139722 | Showtrax CD Available


Birdland : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Joe Zawinul : Lambert, Hendricks and Ross : Sheet Music : 08745907 : 884088129415

Paris Rutherford : Birdland

Here is the quintessential jazz classic by Josef Zawinul with lyrics by the incomparable Jon Hendricks in a funky fusion setting by noted arranger Paris Rutherford. A perfect showcase for vocal jazz groups!

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Joe Zawinul Performed By: Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745907 | Showtrax CD Available


Blackbird : TTBB : Paris Rutherford : Paul McCartney : Beatles : Sheet Music : 00121806 : 884088943332

Paris Rutherford : Blackbird

Now available in a TTBB voicing! Opening with a wordless introduction that evokes the rhythmic and melodic motives of the song, this Beatles' classic moves into the familiar verse, but with certain phrases elongated or ornamented to heighten the sense of freedom portrayed in the lyric, all with a sonorous and interesting harmonic treatment that will astound your audience!

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00121806


Blackbird : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Paul McCartney : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08753836 : 884088600150

Paris Rutherford : Blackbird

Opening with a wordless introduction that evokes the rhythmic and melodic motives of the song, this Beatles' classic moves into the familiar verse, but with certain phrases elongated or ornamented to heighten the sense of freedom portrayed in the lyric, all with a sonorous and interesting harmonic treatment that will astound your audience! A vocal jazz showpiece!

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753836


Boogie Down : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Al Jarreau : Sheet Music : 00138735 : 888680032890

Paris Rutherford : Boogie Down

Get your boogie down with this 80's classic by Al Jarreau that has a funky feel that still grooves! Great solo opportunities and vocal riffs make it a super feature for pop, jazz and show choirs from high school and up.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Al Jarreau

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00138735 | Showtrax CD Available


Brazil : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08743817 : 073999438178

Paris Rutherford : Brazil

Here is the Latin classic from the Big Band era in a contemporary setting by noted jazz educator Paris Rutherford. Rich vocal lines soar above a riviting rhythmic groove.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Country: Latin America

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.65 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743817 | Showtrax CD Available


Caravan : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 00214282 : 888680663711

Paris Rutherford : Caravan

A jazz classic in a barn burner Afro-Cuban setting, provides an exciting and energetic closer to a set, or even a full show. Fun and rewarding for your group to perform, there are opportunities for multiple solos, both vocal and instrumental.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00214282 | Showtrax CD Available


Come Sunday : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 50485908 : 073999859089 : 0634099884

Paris Rutherford : Come Sunday

Known primariily as a band leader and jazz artist, Duke Ellington also had deep roots in the Christian faith. His 1943 cantata Black, Brown and Beige featured this rich and deeply moving song most famously performed and recorded by Mahalia Jackson. These accessible settings for mixed and treble choirs by noted jazz educator Paris Rutherford are ideal for both worship and concert performance. Available for SATB, SAB, SSA, IPak (Strings and Rhythm Section) and ShowTrax CD.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50485908 | Showtrax CD Available


Come Sunday : SAB : Paris Rutherford : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 50485909 : 073999859096 : 0634099892

Paris Rutherford : Come Sunday

Known primariily as a band leader and jazz artist, Duke Ellington also had deep roots in the Christian faith. His 1943 cantata Black, Brown and Beige featured this rich and deeply moving song most famously performed and recorded by Mahalia Jackson. These accessible settings for mixed and treble choirs by noted jazz educator Paris Rutherford are ideal for both worship and concert performance. Available for SATB, SAB, SSA, IPak (Strings and Rhythm Section) and ShowTrax CD.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50485909 | Showtrax CD Available


Come Sunday : SSA : Paris Rutherford : Duke Ellington : Duke Ellington : Sheet Music : 50485910 : 073999672763 : 0634099906

Paris Rutherford : Come Sunday

Known primariily as a band leader and jazz artist, Duke Ellington also had deep roots in the Christian faith. His 1943 cantata Black, Brown and Beige featured this rich and deeply moving song most famously performed and recorded by Mahalia Jackson. These accessible settings for mixed and treble choirs by noted jazz educator Paris Rutherford are ideal for both worship and concert performance. Available for SATB, SAB, SSA, IPak (Strings and Rhythm Section) and ShowTrax CD.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Duke Ellington Performed By: Duke Ellington

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50485910 | Showtrax CD Available


Come Together : SATBB : Paris Rutherford : John Lennon : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08202743 : 884088539290

Paris Rutherford : Come Together

After a riveting vocal intro, this 1969 #1 hit by the Beatles explodes into the familiar groove performed totally a cappella, with some awesome contemporary touches that make this chart a refreshing change of pace for vocal jazz and pop groups alike. Challenging, but well worth the effort! Duration: ca. 4:15.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composers: John Lennon and Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATBB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08202743


Desafinado (Slightly Out of Tune) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Lambert, Hendricks and Ross : Sheet Music : 08742295 : 073999422955

Paris Rutherford : Desafinado (Slightly Out of Tune)

Listeners will dig the great Latin groove in this sensational chart from Paris Rutherford. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak. Performance Time: Approx. 3:25.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Lambert, Hendricks and Ross | Country: Brazil

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742295 | Showtrax CD Available


Detour Ahead : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08745191 : 884088033439

Paris Rutherford : Detour Ahead

Jazz lovers will truly enjoy this wonderful a cappella setting. Interesting harmony and well-crafted vocal lines makes this tune particularly enjoyable.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745191


Don't Know Why : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Jesse Harris : Norah Jones : Sheet Music : 08744062 : 073999218824

Paris Rutherford : Don't Know Why

The number one album Come Away with Me established Norah Jones as one of the year's top performers. Her former choir director, Paris Rutherford, has tastefully arranged this top single in a vocal jazz setting perfect for high school and beyond. Available: SATB, IPak(R), ShowTrax CD. Approx. Time: 3:10.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Jesse Harris Performed By: Norah Jones

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744062 | Showtrax CD Available


Eleanor Rigby : SATB divisi : Paris Rutherford : John Lennon : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08751011 : 884088473815

Paris Rutherford : Eleanor Rigby

The Beatles iconic song from 1966 in a stunning a cappella setting that crosses boundaries between pop, jazz and concert choral in a spectacular fashion! This arrangement is breathtaking! Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composers: John Lennon and Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08751011


Estate (Summer) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08744658 : 073999224078

Paris Rutherford : Estate (Summer)

A favorite of jazz artists around the globe, this setting features a great groove and lyrics that sing of summer love lost.Available separately: SATB, IPak(R) and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 4:10.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744658 | Showtrax CD Available


Flor De Lis (Upside Down) : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08745759 : 884088116385

Paris Rutherford : Flor De Lis (Upside Down)

This slow samba by Brazilian singer/songwriter Djavan is artfully arranged for SATB with soprano solo and rhythm section by jazz educator/arranger Paris Rutherford.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Country: Brazil

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745759 | Showtrax CD Available


For All We Know : SATB : Paris Rutherford : J. Fred Coots : Sheet Music : 00212553 : 888680662523

Paris Rutherford : For All We Know

Absolutely stunning! This standard is expertly arranged for unaccompanied voices by noted jazz educator Paris Rutherford to show your group at its best. A wonderful opportunity to develop blend, phrasing and intonation in jazz, show and concert groups.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: J. Fred Coots

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.15 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00212553


For Heaven's Sake : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08744665 : 073999727135

Paris Rutherford : For Heaven's Sake

Since heaven's what we're dreaming of; For heaven's sake, let's fall in love... Recorded by Billie Holiday, this wonderful melody continues to touch the heart in a well-crafted arrangement by Paris Rutherford.Available separately: SATB, IPak(R) and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:10.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744665 | Showtrax CD Available


Four Brothers : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 00103814 : 884088694074

Paris Rutherford : Four Brothers

The four brothers of the Woody Herman sax section achieved legendary status with this tune; later Lambert, Hendricks and Ross recorded a vocal version, followed by Manhattan Transfer's rendition. Paris Rutherford's setting simplifies the vocals slightly while retaining all the drive of the original. Awesome closer to any concert! Available separately: SATB, SAB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00103814 | Showtrax CD Available


Four Brothers : SAB : Paris Rutherford : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 00103815 : 884088694081

Paris Rutherford : Four Brothers

The four brothers of the Woody Herman sax section achieved legendary status with this tune; later Lambert, Hendricks and Ross recorded a vocal version, followed by Manhattan Transfer's rendition. Paris Rutherford's setting simplifies the vocals slightly while retaining all the drive of the original. Awesome closer to any concert! Available separately: SATB, SAB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:30.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00103815 | Showtrax CD Available


Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Beatles : Sheet Music : 00103652 : 884088693237

Paris Rutherford : Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight

From the Beatles 1969 album Abbey Road, these two songs were paired within the climactic medley on Side 2 of the LP, and together are an excellent musical showcase enjoyed by Beatles fans everywhere. This setting is accessible, with touches of harmonic variation that provide just the right amount of contemporary flavor for pop & jazz choirs and their audiences.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00103652 | Showtrax CD Available


Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight : SAB : Paris Rutherford : Beatles : Sheet Music : 00103653 : 884088693244

Paris Rutherford : Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight

From the Beatles 1969 album Abbey Road, these two songs were paired within the climactic medley on Side 2 of the LP, and together are an excellent musical showcase enjoyed by Beatles fans everywhere. This setting is accessible, with touches of harmonic variation that provide just the right amount of contemporary flavor for pop & jazz choirs and their audiences.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00103653 | Showtrax CD Available


Gravy Waltz : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Sheet Music : 08744713 : 073999447132

Paris Rutherford : Gravy Waltz

Steve Allen was a multi-talented musician and television personality. His 1963 collaboration with Ray Brown resulted in a Grammy award for best jazz composition. Vocal jazz choirs will enjoy sharing in this moment of musical history! Performance Time: Approx. 3:30.Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD and Instrumental Pak (includes parts for Piano, Bass and Drums)

Arranger: Paris Rutherford

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744713 | Showtrax CD Available


Happy : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Pharrell Williams : Pharrell Williams : Despicable Me : Sheet Music : 00130410 : 888680020972

Paris Rutherford : Happy

Pharrell's mega-hit gets a hot vocal jazz treatment in this setting by Paris Rutherford. Great vocals, horns and solo opportunities to please every crowd!

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Pharrell Williams Performed By: Pharrell Williams | Musical: Despicable Me

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00130410 | Showtrax CD Available


Hello, Young Lovers : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Richard Rodgers : The King and I : Sheet Music : 08749206

Paris Rutherford : Hello, Young Lovers

A Dramatic and expressive contemporary setting of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic will create a powerful effect of your audience. This unaccompanied setting features striking contrasts in texture and dynamics than enhance the emotional quality of the lyrics.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Richard Rodgers | Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein | Musical: The King and I

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749206


Here Comes the Sun : SATB : Paris Rutherford : George Harrison : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08753837 : 884088600167

Paris Rutherford : Here Comes the Sun

It's alright, indeed! This bright Beatles classic is ideal for younger or developing vocal jazz ensembles, with a straight ahead acoustic approach and a few harmonic and rhythmic surprises sprinkled in for a fresh appealing sound. Available separately: SATB, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:15.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: George Harrison Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753837 | Showtrax CD Available


How Are Things In Glocca Morra? : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Burton Lane : Finian's Rainbow : Sheet Music : 00121562 : 884088924997

Paris Rutherford : How Are Things In Glocca Morra?

This is a fabulous song from the stage musical Finian's Rainbow with a beautiful melody shaped totally in a major harmony, with a melodic range that supports the questioning feeling of the lyric. Offering wonderful opportunities to develop blend and intonation, there are moments of harmonic surprise making this arrangement a joy to rehearse and perform.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Burton Lane | Lyricist: E.Y. Harburg | Musical: Finian's Rainbow

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00121562


I Get Along Without You Very Well : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Hoagy Carmicheal : Sheet Music : 08742294 : 073999422948

Paris Rutherford : I Get Along Without You Very Well

The great Hoagy Carmichael penned this 1938 standard, inspired by a J.B. Thompson poem, offered here in an easy accompanied ballad for jazz choirs. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Hoagy Carmicheal

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742294

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