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Lullaby of Birdland

Music by George Shearing, Lyrics by George David Weiss

"Lullaby of Birdland" is a 1952 popular song with music by George Shearing and lyrics by George David Weiss under the pseudonym "B. Y. Forster" in order to circumvent the rule that ASCAP and BMI composers could not collaborate. The song has become a jazz standard.

    Release Date: 1952

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Roger Emerson : Popular Jazz Standards for Younger Voices, Vol 1 : SAB : Sheet Music

Roger Emerson : Popular Jazz Standards for Younger Voices, Vol 1

"Lullaby of Birdland" - Introduce your young choir to this famous jazz classic! Set in an easy swing with great part-writing and craftsmanship! "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" - Was it red? No no no. Was it brown? No no no. The famous Ella Fitzgerald rendition of a classic nursery song is a sassy, jazzy twist on the familiar lyrics. A great Discovery Series choice for developing jazz style in your younger choirs! "Sweet Home Chicago" - Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound! "Choo Choo Ch' Boogie" - This 1940s classic is the perfect introduction to swing music for developing choirs. Easy voice-leading and a supportive accompaniment make this a breeze to learn.

Songlist: Lullaby of Birdland, A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Sweet Home Chicago, Choo Choo Ch' Boogie, Don't Get Around Much Anymore

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Voicing: SAB | 2802b | Sheet Music | $10.50 | With Piano


Judy Niemack : Jazz Vocal Standards featuring Judy Niemack : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088204181 : 1423453182 : 00740376

Judy Niemack : Jazz Vocal Standards featuring Judy Niemack

Whether you're a karaoke singer or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal Series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for ten standards. The CD contains demos for listening, and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. The CD is playable on any CD Player, and it is also enhanced for PC and MAC computer users so you can adjust the recording to any pitch without changing the tempo.

Songlist: All Of Me, Bye Bye Blackbird, Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?), Lullaby Of Birdland, Misty, My Funny Valentine, One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So), Teach Me Tonight, Wave, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

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Voicing: Solo | 8598b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Pro Vocal : Jazz Standards For Female Singers : Solo : Songbook & CD : 073999993035 : 0634063049 : 00740249

Pro Vocal : Jazz Standards For Female Singers

Whether you're a karoake singer or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight hit songs. The CD contains demos for listening, and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. The CD is playable on any CD, but it is also enhanced for PC and Mac computer users so you can adjust the recording to any pitch without changing the tempo! This volume includes 8 jazz classics.

Songlist: Bye Bye Blackbird , Come Rain or Come Shine, The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) , Lullaby of Birdland , My Funny Valentine , Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time) , Tenderly, Fever

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Voicing: Solo | 9038b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Sarah Vaughan : Big Band Female Standards - Songs in the Style of Sarah Vaughan : Solo : 01 Songbook & 1 CD : 888680094683 : 1941566154 : 00152964

Sarah Vaughan : Big Band Female Standards - Songs in the Style of Sarah Vaughan

Whenever Sarah Vaughan sang, the reaction she would often inspire in was amazement. This collection features ten of her best in vocal arrangements with an accompanying CD containing a demonstration and play-along track for each song.

Songlist: Can't Get Out of This Mood, Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets), Misty, Moonlight in Vermont, It Might As Well Be Spring, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year, Lullaby of Birdland, Nice Work If You Can Get It, It's Alright with Me, Yesterdays

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Sarah Vaughan | 3004b | Songbook & 1 CD | $24.95 | Voice and Piano


Various : Scat Omnibook : Solo : 01 Songbook & 1 CD : 884088952396 : 1480355623 : 00122426

Various : Scat Omnibook

Instrumentalists, get ready for some fun. For the first time ever, you can play the exact lines as scatted by some of the greatest jazz legends of all time: Karrin Allyson, Louis Armstrong, Ann Hampton Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Roberta Gamarini, Dianne Reeves, Mel Tormé, Sarah Vaughan, and more! Of course singers can get in on the fun, too, with this unique songbook. Omnibooks are comprehensive collections featuring the most accurate note-for-note transcriptions right from the recordings and are spiral-bound for easy usability. They also include chord symbols, metronome markings and record information. This Scat Omnibook features 74 arrangements of 63 songs exactly as they were recorded, including: Air Mail Special - All Blues - Bernie's Tune - Blue Skies - Centerpiece - Flying Home - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You - I Got Rhythm - It's All Right with Me - Just Friends - Lullaby of Birdland - Oh, Lady Be Good! - Old Devil Moon - On the Sunny Side of the Street - Rockin' in Rhythm - Shiny Stockings - Sing, Sing, Sing - Stolen Moments - A-Tisket, A-Tasket - West Coast Blues - and many more. Includes an artist index and introduction on the history of scat vocals.

Songlist: You'll Have To Swing It, West Coast Blues, A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Air Mail Special, All Blues, All Of Me, Centerpiece, From This Moment On, All God's Chillun Got Rhythm, Nature Boy, Clementine, Schulie A Bop, St. Louis Blues, Bernie's Tune, Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce), Blue Skies, Bluesette, Body And Soul, Honeysuckle Rose, Stolen Moments, Bli Blip, Just Friends, There Will Never Be Another You, Suddenly In Walked Bud, Crazy Rhythm, Dinah, Sing, Sing, Sing, I Got Rhythm, Flat Foot Floogee, Flying Home, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2997b | Songbook & 1 CD | $19.95


Various : Original Keys for Singers - Jazz Divas : Solo : Songbook : 884088876906 : 1480312649 : 00114959

Various : Original Keys for Singers - Jazz Divas

A collection of 30 ballads recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, and more! Includes: Black Coffee; God Bless' the Child; I've Got the World on a String; It Might as Well Be Spring; The Man I Love; My Funny Valentine; and more.

Songlist: All Of Me, Almost Blue, The Best Is Yet To Come, Black Coffee, But Not For Me, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, Fine And Mellow, The Folks Who Live On The Hill, The Frim Fram Sauce, God Bless' The Child, Good Morning Heartache, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I've Got The World On A String, If I Had You, If I Were A Bell, The Inch Worm, It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), It Might As Well Be Spring, Little Girl Blue, Love Letters, Lullaby Of Birdland, The Man I Love, Midnight Sun, My Funny Valentine, Oh, Lady Be Good!, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year, Tenderly, These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You), You've Changed

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Voicing: Solo | 7861b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Singers : Solo : Songbook : 884088162894 : 1423430948 : 00311433

Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - The Singers

Crooners, wailers, shouters, balladeers - some of our greatest pop vocalists have poured their hearts and souls into the musical gems of the Great American Songbook. They sang in nightclubs and concert halls, on television and in films, and left us a legacy of recordings still in play today. Their interpretations entertained us, moved us to tears, and wove lyrics and music into the fabric of our lives, making us see ourselves in these quintessentially American songs. This folio features 100 of these classics by Louis Armstrong (Hello Dolly - What a Wonderful World), Tony Bennett (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Rosemary Clooney (Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep), Nat King Cole (Route 66), Bing Crosby (True Love), Doris Day (Bewitched), Ella Fitzgerald (How High the Moon), Judy Garland (Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody), Dean Martin (Everybody Loves Somebody), Frank Sinatra (Young at Heart), Barbra Streisand (People), Mel Tormé (Heart and Soul), and many, many more.

Songlist: You Belong To Me, True Love, Smile, If, Manhattan, All Of Me, I Love Being Here With You, All The Way, Day By Day, Heart and Soul, I Wanna Be Loved, And I Love You So, Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home, Autumn Leaves, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Cry Me A River, Gypsy In My Soul, That's Entertainment, Sunrise, Sunset, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Bewitched, Blame It On My Youth, People, Born Free, Cabaret, Call Me Irresponsible, Dear Ruby, I Should Care, There Will Never Be Another You, Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2573b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Various Artists : Ladies of Song : Solo : Songbook : 884088466992 : 1423488989 : 00311948

Various Artists : Ladies of Song

This terrific collection includes over 70 songs associated with some of the greatest female vocalists ever recorded. These "ladies of song" include Barbra Streisand, Etta James, Liza Minnelli, Peggy Lee, and Sarah Vaughan, to name but a few.

Songlist: All I Could Do Was Cry, And All That Jazz, Aquellos Ojos Verdes (Green Eyes), Baby (You've Got What It Takes), Be Anything (But Be Mine), Besame Mucho (Kiss Me Much), The Best Is Yet To Come, Blame It On The Bossa Nova, But Beautiful, Buttons And Bows, Cabaret, Call Me, Changing Partners, Come Rain or Come Shine, Daddy, Dear Hearts And Gentle People, Dear Ruby, Dearly Beloved, Don't Be That Way, Downtown, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, From A Distance, The Girl From Ipanema (Gar™ta De Ipanema), God Bless' The Child, Golden Earrings, Guilty, A Guy Is A Guy, How High The Moon, I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5795b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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Lullaby of Birdland : SATB divisi : Kerry Marsh : George Shearing : Songbook : 00-39968 : 038081446288

Kerry Marsh : Lullaby of Birdland

A fresh ballad interpretation of the jazz hit, reminiscent of The Singers Unlimited. The new chord changes and great solo lines are well worth the effort.

Arranger: Kerry Marsh | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-39968


Lullaby of Birdland : SSATBB : Deke Sharon : George Shearing : Sheet Music : 00114544 : 884088875244

Deke Sharon : Lullaby of Birdland

In the tradition of the Singers Unlimited, Real Group and Take 6, this dense 6-part arrangement of the George Shearing classic is a perfect showcase for an experienced vocal jazz ensemble. Starts as a lullaby, then shifts into a deep jazz swing.

Arranger: Deke Sharon | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SSATBB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00114544


Lullaby of Birdland : SAB : Roger Emerson : George Shearing : Sheet Music : 00114983 : 884088877224

Roger Emerson : Lullaby of Birdland

Introduce your young choir to this famous jazz classic! Set in an easy swing with great part-writing and craftsmanship!

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00114983 | Voicetrax CD Available


Lullaby Of Birdland : 2-Part : Roger Emerson : George Shearing : Sheet Music : 00114984 : 884088877231

Roger Emerson : Lullaby Of Birdland

Introduce your young choir to this famous jazz classic! Set in an easy swing with great part-writing and craftsmanship!

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00114984 | Voicetrax CD Available


Lullaby of Birdland : SATB : Paris Rutherford : George Shearing : Sheet Music : 08743722 : 073999437225

Paris Rutherford : Lullaby of Birdland

Showcase your vocal jazz group at its best with this standard recorded by all the jazz greats! Set in an easy swing, you'll love the great craftsmanship and style.Available separately: SATB, Instrumental Pak (parts for Piano, Bass and Drums) and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:10.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743722 | Showtrax CD Available


Lullaby of Birdland : SSA : Joy Ondra Hirokawa : George Shearing : Sheet Music : 08754150 : 884088629106

Joy Ondra Hirokawa : Lullaby of Birdland

Treble choirs will dig this laid back jazz classic! Opening with a walking bass line in a medium swing, the vocals enter with an optional solo or unison melody line. The arrangement gradually grows harmonically and includes a written or improvised scat section, with a strong build to the final chorus. Challenging but impressive for high school women, advanced children's choir and up! Duration:2:40

Arranger: Joy Ondra Hirokawa | Composer: George Shearing | Lyricist: George David Weiss

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08754150

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