Sounds of Motown (Gr. 1)(7m18s)(19 sets)

$695.00
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Sounds of Motown (Gr. 1)(7m18s)(19 sets)

$695.00

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1. Jersey Boys - Part 1
2. Dancing in the Street
3. My Girl - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
4. Tears of a Clown

JERSEY BOYS – PART 1
Series: Esprit Marching Band
Format: Softcover
Score & Parts
Artist: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Arrangers: Michael Brown, Will Rapp
Level: 3

From the popular Broadway musical showcasing the 1960s pop hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, here is an energetic and dynamic opener based on “Can't Take My Eyes Off of You” and “Big Girls Don't Cry.”

 

DANCING IN THE STREET
Series: Easy Contemporary Marching Band
Format: Softcover
Score & Parts
Composers: Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, Ivy Hunter
Arranger: Tim Waters
Level: 2-3

One of Motown's signature songs, Dancing in the Street was first recorded in 1964 by Martha and the Vandellas and quickly became an icon of the era. Tim's version for young bands lays down a solid groove and features all the familiar horn riffs from the original.

 

MY GIRL
Series: Easy Contemporary Marching Band
Score & Parts
Composers: Ronald White, William “Smokey” Robinson
Arranger: John Higgins
Level: 2

This distinctive ballad was one of the Temptations biggest hits. John's arrangement is scored to sound big with small bands.

 

I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE
Series: Easy Contemporary Marching Band
Format: Softcover
Score & Parts
Arranger: John Higgins
Level: 2

One of the most famous Motown hits ever, recorded by Gladys Knight, also Marvin Gaye, and of course the California Raisins. The distinctive medium groove is perfect for dance features.

 

THE TEARS OF A CLOWN
Series: Easy Contemporary Marching Band
Format: Softcover
Score & Parts
Artist: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Composers: Stevie Wonder, William “Smokey” Robinson, Henry Cosby
Arranger: Tim Waters
Level: 2-3

This #1 hit from Smokey Robinson & the Miracles features the distinctive circus calliope motif and a typically energetic Motown groove. Perfect for the field or stands, this solid chart will sound great even with smaller bands.