Vocal Big Band Charts (B)

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Title Vocal Key Arranger/Composer Style Notes Instrumentation

Baby Blue Eyes Harland, J. Fox-Trot Jack Held & Harry French / Optional Vocals (Eb) / Lyrics Not Available 4/2/1/3 (S)

Baby Face Stuart, Walt Rock / Paso Doble Optional Vocals (Bb) 5/4/4/4

Baby, Get Lost Ab Evans, Shaun Blues / Swing As Performed by Queen Latifah 5/4/4/4

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Eb Amy, Matt (Transcribed) Swing Vocal Duet / As Recorded by Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews 5/4/4/4

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Eb Dunkley, Matt Vocal Duet 5/4/4/4

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Db Glasscock, Alan Swing Vocal Duet Option 5/4/4/4

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Matthias, Jack Swing Optional Vocals (Db) / Lyrics Sheet 5/3/3/4

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Db Matthias, Jack Swing Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Back In Your Own Backyard D Brown, Les Record Copy 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G > Ab Esbensen, Brad Shuffle 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G > Ab Farley, John (Transcribed) Frank Sinatra / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G Stuart, Walt Swing Sinatra 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G Stuart, Walt 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G > Ab 5/4/4/4

Bad Bad Leroy Brown G > Ab Frank Sinatra / London Orchestrations 5/4/4/4

Bahiana Cole, George Samba Optional Spanish Vocals (G) 4/3/2/4 (S)

Bali Hai F Mason, Jack From the Musical Play “SOUTH PACIFIC” / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Ballad Medley Various Stuart, Walt Medley: Green Eyes (C), Amapola (Bb) & Tangerine (F) 5/3/3/3

Ballin’ The Jack Bb Burris, Jim & Smith, Chris Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Ballin’ The Jack Eb 5/4/4/4

Banana Boat Song, The Eb Warrington, Johnny Calypso Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Basin Street Blues Eb Henderson, Fletcher Bounce Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4

Basin Street Blues G Jones, Quincy Ballad Peggy Lee / Transcribed by Roger Myers 5/4/4/4

Basin Street Blues Bb Stuart, Walt 5/4/3/3

Basin Street Blues C Warrington, Johnny Blues Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4

Baubles, Bangles And Beads Dm > Ebm A Frank Sinatra Vocal / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Be A Lion G Waltz Part 2 of “The Wiz” Medley / Lyrics Sheet 5/2/2/4

Be My Life’s Companion F A Bob Hillard & Milton DeLugg Composition / Vocal Trio Option 5/3/3/3

Be My Love G Sauter, Eddie From the MGM Picture “The Toast Of New Orleans” / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4

Beach Boys Medley Holmes, Jeff Optional Vocals (Bb > Eb) / California Girls, Wouldn’t It Be Nice & Help Me Rhonda 5/4/4/4

Beat Goes On, The F Rogers, Shorty Rock A Sonny Bono Composition / As Recorded by Buddy Rich 5/5/4/4

Beat It F Stuart, Walt Rock Michael Jackson 5/4/4/4 (S)

Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar Bb Collins, Myles (Transcribed) Boogie Andrew Sisters Version / Vocal Group Option 5/4/4/4

Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar Schoen, Vic Boogie Woogie Optional Vocals (Bb) / Lyrics Sheet 4/3/3/4 (S)

Beautiful Friendship C Titchener, Steve 5/5/4/3

Beautiful Friendship, A C McConnell, Rob Swing 5/5/5/3

Beautiful Friendship, A C Stuart, Walt 4/2/1/3

Beautiful Maria Of My Soul Gm Amy, Matt Samba TSO Commissioned / Substitute Trombone Solo 5/4/4/5 (S)

Beauty And The Beast F > D > G > A Davis, Ron Ballad As Recorded by Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson / Lyrics Sheet 5/2/1/4

Because Of You G Amy, Matt Swing Waltz A Michaela Manusama Composition 5/4/4/4

Because Of You Eb Weirick, Paul Arthur Hammerstein & Dudley Wilkinson / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Beer Barrel Polka Haring, Bob Polka Special Phonograph Arrangement / Optional Vocals (F) 4/3/2/4 (S)

Begin The Beguine C Mason, Jack Beguine Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Begin The Beguine Sears, Jerry Swing Cole Porter / Optional Vocals (C) 5/4/4/4

Begin The Beguine F Stuart, Walt Disco Lyrics Sheet 5/3/3/4

Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen Em Mundy, Jimmy Benny Goodman / Substitute Clarinet Solo 5/4/4/3

Bell Bottom Trousers Weirick, Paul Louis Prima / Moe Jaffe / Optional Vocals (Bb) / No Drums Part 4/3/2/3 (S)

Besame Mucho Gm Bondarev, Sergey As Recorded by Diane Schuur & M. Ferguson / Substitute Tenor Sax Solo 5/4/4/4 (S)

Besame Mucho Dm Mason, Jack Fox-Trot Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4 (S)

Besame Mucho Mason, Jack Fox-Trot Optional Vocals (Dm) 5/4/4/4

Besame Mucho Gm Myagkov, Boris (Transcribed) Latin As Recorded by Diana Schuur & Maynard Fergusson Orchestra / No Drums Part 5/5/4/2

Besame Mucho Em Tanner, Dave 5/4/4/4

Besame Mucho Gm Watkins, Reggie Ferguson & Schuur / Recorded on “Swinging’ For Schuur” / Lyrics Sheet 3/4/1/4

Best Is Yet To Come, The Various Stuart, Walt Swing Sinatra / Vocal Key Changes: Ab > C > Ab > Db > A 5/4/4/4

Best Is Yet To Come, The Ab > A Frank Sinatra / Lyrics Sheet 4/3/2/3

Best Is Yet To Come, The Ab > A A Frank Sinatra Vocal 5/5/4/4

Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea Ab Henderson, Fletcher Benny Goodman 6/4/4/4

Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered Db Mason, Jack Fox-Trot Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered C Saville, Tommy (Transcribed) Ballad Based on the recording by Bill Snyder / Lyrics Sheet 5/5/4/4

Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered G Stuart, Walt Ballad Swing Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Beyond The Blue Horizon G Lally, Jimmy From the Paramount Picture ‘MONTE CARLO” / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/3

Beyond The Sea F Amy, Matt Swing As Recorded by Robbie Williams 5/4/4/4

Beyond The Sea Various Caldwell, Bobby As Recorded by Ira Liss & the Big Band Jazz Machine / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/3

Beyond The Sea F Collins, Myles (Transcribed) Swing As Performed by Bobby Darin 5/4/4/4

Beyond The Sea Eb Nowak, Jerry 5/4/4/4

Beyond The Sea Various Stuart, Walt Swing Lyrics Sheet / Vocal Key Changes: Bb > D > F > Bb 5/4/4/3

Beyond The Sea Weirick, Paul Optional Vocals (F) 5/3/3/4 (S)

Beyond The Sea F Swing Bobby Darin 5/5/4/4

Beyond The Sea (La Mer) F Farley, John Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Beyond The Sea (La Mer) F Hocking, Kevin Bobby Darin Version 5/4/4/4

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song) F Alexander, Van From Walt Disney’s “CINDERELLA” / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Bicycle Race C Petersen, Edward Miles Swing Freddie Mercury / Queen / Vocal Duet Option / Master Rhythm Sheet 5/4/3/4

Big Apple, The (The Original) Eb Clinton, Larry Swing As Featured by Tommy Dorsey / Instrumental & Vocal Trio Option 4/3/2/4 (S)

Big Band Singer Ab > Bb Holcombe, Bill Swing Full String Orchestra Instrumentation Option 4/4/4/3 (S)

Big Noise From Winnetka Owen, Reg Blues Optional Vocals (Fm) 5/3/2/4

Big Spender Dm Green, Roy Optional Instrumental 5/4/4/4

Big Spender Cm Myagkov, Boris (Transcribed) Swing As Recorded by Shirley Bassey 5/5/4/4

Big Spender Cm Reed, Bob A Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields Composition 5/4/4/4

Big Spender Warrington, Johnny Optional Vocals (Fm) 5/4/4/4

Bill Eb Stuart, Walt Ballad 5/4/4/3

Bill Bailey Eb Weiland, Gero A Hughie Cannon Composition 5/4/4/4

Bim Bam Bum Cole, George Guaracha Optional Vocals in Spanish (Bb) 4/3/2/4 (S)

Birdland F Holmes, Roger 5/4/4/4

Birth Of The Blues, The C Davis, Sammy Jr. 5/4/4/4

Birth Of The Blues, The Bb Dedrick, Art Swing Optional Instrumental 5/4/4/4

Birth Of The Blues, The Lally, Jimmy Optional Vocals (C) / No Drums Part 5/3/2/3

Birth Of The Blues, The Sauter, Eddie Fox-Trot Optional Vocals (Bb) 5/3/3/4

Black Bottom Eb Dobschinski, Walter Fox-Trot Optional Instrumental / No Drums Part 5/3/3/3 (S)

Black Bottom Eb Lally, Jimmy Quickstep Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Black Coffee A Harpin, Jon Blues Julie London Version 5/4/4/4

Black Coffee A Swing A Julie London Vocal / Record Copy 5/4/4/4

Blackpool Walk, The Lally, Jimmy Fox-Trot A Horatio Nicholls Composition / Optional Vocals (C) 4/3/2/4 (S)

Blame It On The Boogie Eb Disco Funk The Jackson 5 / Lyrics Sheet 2/2/2/3

Blame It On The Bossa Nova F Warrington, Johnny Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4

Blue Eastwood, Ted Fox-Trot Leslie, Clark & Handman / Optional Vocals (Bb) 4/2/1/3 (S)

Blue And Sentimental Hathaway, Charlie Count Basie / Optional Vocals (Eb) 4/3/2/4

Blue Christmas F Alexander, Van Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Blue Christmas F Allen, Andy Dixieland A Billy Hayes & Jay Johnson Composition 5/4/4/4

Blue Flame Bishop, Joe Blues Recorded on Decca Record / Optional Vocals (Bb) 5/4/4/4

Blue Hawaii Lally, Jimmy Elvis Presley / Optional Vocals (Bb) 5/3/2/4 (S)

Blue Moon C > Eb Carubia, Mike Swing / Latin Vocal Quartet Options (SATB + SSAA) 5/4/4/4

Blue Moon Db > D Stuart, Walt Ballad 5/4/4/4

Blue Moon Eb Warrington, Johnny Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Blue Moon Warrington, Johnny Optional Vocals (Eb) 5/3/3/4

Blue Moon C Wolpe, Dave Swing Substitute Tenor Sax Solo 5/4/4/4

Blue Room, The F Lally, Jimmy Bounce A Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Blue Skies Cm Holmes, Roger Swing Irving Berlin 5/4/4/4

Blue Skies Mason, Jack Optional Vocals (Fm) 4/3/2/3

Blue Skies Cm Riddle, Nelson Swing As Performed by Keely Smith on Reprise / Transcribed by John Farley 5/4/4/4

Blue Skies Dm Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey Version / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Blue Skies Dm Bobby Darin Version 5/5/4/4

Blue Star Warrington, Johnny Fox-Trot A Young & Heyman Composition / Optional Vocals (Eb or Bb) 5/3/3/4 (S)

Blue Suede Shoes Barovick, Fred Rock Optional Vocals (F) 5/2/1/4

Blue Velvet Warrington, Johnny A Bernie Wayne & Lee Morris Composition / Optional Vocals (Bb or F) 4/3/2/4

Blueberry Hill Warrington, Johnny Optional Vocals (Bb or Eb) 5/3/3/4

Blues In The Night Ab > F > Bb Broadbent, Alan Swing 5/4/4/4

Blues In The Night Bb Schoen, Vic Blues Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4 (S)

Blues In The Night Schoen, Vic Blues Optional Vocals (Bb) 5/4/4/4

Bluesette Eb Richards, Eric Jazz Samba 5/5/4/4

Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?) F Clinton, Larry Bounce 4/3/2/4 (S)

Bolero At The Savoy Mundy, James Swing Krupa, Biondi, Carpenter & Mundy / Optional Vocals (in C) / No Drums Part 4/3/2/3

Bonny At Morn G Celtic Waltz 4/2/3/3 (S)

Boogie Blues Eb Collins, Myles (Transcribed) Boogie Shuffle Gene Krupa & Ray Biondi / Original Arrangement by James Noble 5/4/4/4

Boogie Blues Noble, James Blues Gene Krupa & Ray Biondi / Optional Vocals (Eb) 5/4/4/4

Boogie Down G Burger, Eric As Sung by Al Jarreau / Substitute Soprano, Tenor Sax or Trombone Solo 5/4/4/4

Boogie Oogie Oogie Dm Davis, Ron Disco A Taste Of Honey / Lyrics Sheet 4/2/2/4

Boogie Wonderland Dm Spencer, Richard Disco / Funk Earth, Wind & Fire 5/4/4/4

Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong) Norman, Fred Boogie Recorded by Count Basie & Jimmy Rushing / Optional Vocals (C) 5/3/3/4 (S)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy C Graham, Greg Swing Based on Andrews Sisters recording / Vocal Trio Option 4/2/1/4

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy C Gray, Allen (Transcribed) Swing Andrews Sisters / Vocal Trio / No Drums Part 5/4/4/3

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Bb Stuart, Walt 5/4/3/4

Boogie Woogie Dancing Shoes Stuart, Walt Rock Optional Vocals (Dm) 5/4/4/4 (S)

Boo-Hoo C Eddie, Boston Male Vocal Trio Option / Lombardo Record Copy 5/4/4/4

Boo-Hoo C Guy Lombardo Record Copy / Lyrics Sheet 5/3/3/4

Born Free Db Fones, Tony Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Born Too Late Bb Warrington, Johnny Female Vocal Trio Option / Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4 (S)

Both Sides Now F Comeau, Francois Pop Ballad/ Bossa Nova Joni Mitchell / Commissioned by Sheraton Cadwell Orchestras (SCO) 5/4/4/4

Bounce Me Brother (With A Solid Four) Bb Amy, Matt Swing 5/4/4/4

Boys And Girls Together Fm Davis, Ron Funk As Recorded by Chase / Lyrics Sheet / Master Rhythm Sheet 3/3/1/4

Brand New Day, A (Everybody Rejoice) C Stuart, Walt Disco The Wiz / A Luther Vandross Composition / Lyrics Sheet 3/3/1/3

Brasilia Eb Nestico, Sammy Bossa Nova Optional Instrumental 5/4/4/4

Brazil Ab Mason, Jack Samba Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4

Brazil F > G May, Billy As Recorded by Frank Sinatra / From the album “Come Fly With Me” 5/4/4/4

Breeze And I, The C Stuart, Walt 4/3/3/3

Brick House Em Ekstridge The Commodores / Master Rhythm Sheet / Lyrics Sheet 4/2/1/4

Bride And Groom Polka Warrington, Johnny Polka Optional Vocals (Ab) 5/3/3/4 (S)

Bring Me Sunshine Bb Houghton, Daniel Swing Optional Vocal Duet 5/4/4/4

Bring Me Sunshine Ab Sims, Larry Willie Nelson (1969) / The Jive Aces (2011) 5/2/1/4

Broken Hearted Me, A Eb Stuart, Walt 5/4/4/4

Buckle Down, Winsocki G Mason, Jack 6/8 March Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane / Optional Vocal Trio / Optional Instrumental 4/3/2/4

Build Me Up G Davis, Ron Rock Huey Lewis & The News / Lyrics Sheet 4/2/1/4

Bunny Hop, The Bb Riddle, Nelson Optional Instrumental 5/3/3/4

But Beautiful Bb Knox, Bob 5/4/4/4

But Beautiful Db > D Stuart, Walt Swing Ballad A Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen Composition 5/4/4/4

But I Do Bb Lally, Jimmy A Robert Guidry & Paul Gayten Composition / Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4 (S)

But Not For Me C > G Barovick, Fred Fox-Trot Optional Instrumental 5/4/4/4 (S)

But Not For Me Ab Stuart, Walt Ballad 5/4/4/4

But Not For Me G Swing Sarah Vaughan / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/4

Button Up Your Overcoat G Lally, Jimmy Bounce Optional Instrumental 5/3/2/4

Buttons And Bows F Mason, Jack Bounce As Sung by Bob Hope in the Paramount Picture “Paleface” 5/3/3/4 (S)

By The Time I Get To Phoenix Eb Stuart, Walt 4/2/1/3

Bye Bye Blackbird Eb Farley, John Swing Vicki Carr Version 5/4/4/4

Bye Bye Blackbird C Jones, Thad 5/4/4/4

Bye Bye Blackbird F > G Sammy Davis, Jr. / Lyrics Sheet / No Drums Part 4/3/2/2

Bye Bye Blackbird Swing Optional Vocals (Db) / Lyrics Sheet 5/4/4/3


5/4/4/4 = 5 woodwinds/4 trumpets/4 trombones/4 rhythm

5/5/4/3 = 5 woodwinds/5 trumpets/4 trombones/3 rhythm

4/3/2/4 (S) = 4 woodwinds/3 trumpets/2 trombones/4 rhythm (optional strings)

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