Straighten Up and Fly Right composed by Nat King Cole and Irving Mills. Arranged by Dave Wolpe. Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble; Part(s); Score. Jazz Vocal Series. Jazz. Grade 3. 84 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.36062).
At 148 BPM, this medium swinger is arranged in two keys for flexibility. You’ll find charts in both A-flat and E-flat included. The A-flat chart ranges from E-flat first line to third space C, treble clef, while the E-flat chart ranges from B-flat below middle C to second line G. Both keys feature a brief (written out) tenor sax solo and a show-stopping shout chorus.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
This title was performed at the 2011 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.