You Are So Beautiful (Key: C, Db) composed by Billy Preston and Bruce Fisher. Arranged by John Clayton. For Jazz Ensemble (Score & Parts). Professional Ed. Vocal Solo. Grade 5. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.7011567).
John Clayton penned this gorgeous ballad treatment for the great Joe Williams. With exquisite reharmonizations and carefully crafted accompaniment figures, the mood starts out mellow then arcs beautifully to a full ensemble climax before tapering to a quiet ending. (Altos double Flute, Tenors double Clarinet, Bari. doubles Bass Clar.)
Recorded on “Smack Dab in the Middle” – The Hal Leonard Jazz Orchestra, conducted by John Clayton (07011581)