Lullaby of Birdland composed by George David Weiss and George Shearing. Arranged by Rick Stitzel. For Jazz Ensemble (Score & Parts). Easy Jazz Ensemble Series. Grade 2. Score and parts. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.7011849).
The jazz world mourns the loss of British pianist and composer George Shearing, who passed away in 2011. Here is his most famous composition in a carefully crafted arrangement for young bands. Every section gets to play the melody at some point, and there are solo options for any trumpet and sax.