Love Me Or Leave Me by Ella Fitzgerald. Edited by Rob DuBoff and Jeffrey Sultanof. Arranged by Nelson Riddle. For studio orchestra with vocal (Vocal, 2 Alto Saxophones, 2 Tenor Saxophones, Baritone Saxophone, 4 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Bass Trombone, 3 Violins, Viola, 3 Cellos, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums). Swing. Medium. Published by Jazz Lines Publications (JL.JLP-9447).
This Nelson Riddle arrangement was written for Ella Fitzgerald and recorded on her 1961 album "Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson." This publication is based on Riddle's original score. Featured is bass trombone throughout as well as the obligatory harmon muted trumpet fills. An alternate synthesizer part has been included that may be used in place of the strings. This arrangement is not technically difficult and is a great, swinging showcase for your singer. Ranges: Trumpet 1: to C6; Trombone 1: to Bb; Vocal Key: Eb.