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Paris Rutherford
Jazz Standards

Song NameComposerAs Performed By
Lost In The StarsKurt Weill
The Very Thought of YouRay NoblePreview
I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)Duke EllingtonDuke EllingtonPreview
YesterdaysJerome KernPreview
This Is All I Ask (Beautiful Girls Walk A Little Slower)Preview
Detour AheadPreview
Lost In The StarsKurt Weill

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.

Item code: 8058B | Sheet Music | $9.95 add item to cart
Vocal Jazz  | A Cappella | SATB | 42 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10

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