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A String Of Pearls

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By Jerry Gray

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Saxophone Quintet,Woodwind Ensemble Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone - Level 3 - Digital Download
Composed by Jerry Gray. Arranged by Keith Terrett. Jazz, Standards. 18 pages. Keith Terrett #3519195. Published by Keith Terrett (A0.746780).

Item Number: A0.746780

An arrangement in the Glen Miller style of ''A String of Pearls'', arranged for Saxophone Quintet.

"A String of Pearls" is a 1941 song recorded by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra on RCA Bluebird, composed by Jerry Gray with lyrics by Eddie DeLange.[1] The song is a big band and jazz standard.

Glenn Miller and His Orchestra recorded "A String of Pearls" on November 8, 1941 in New York, which was copyrighted and published by The Mutual Music Society, Inc., ASCAP. It was released as an RCA Bluebird 78 single, B-11382-B, backed with "Day Dreaming", in 1941 by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra. "Day Dreaming" was the A side.

The personnel for "A String of Pearls": Saxes: Babe Russin, Tex Beneke, Wilbur Schwartz, Ernie Caceres, Al Klink; Trumpets: John Best, R. D. McMickle, Billy May, Alec Fila; Trombones: Glenn Miller, Jimmy Priddy, Paul Tanner, Frank D'Annolfo; Piano: Chummy MacGregor; String Bass: Edward "Doc" Goldberg; Guitar: Bobby Hackett; Drums: Moe Purtill. Bobby Hackett performed the trumpet solo on the original Glenn Miller recording.

The record was ranked No. 1 in the US for two weeks in 1942 on the Billboard Best Sellers chart in a chart run of 21 weeks.

This product was created by a member of ArrangeMe, Hal Leonard’s global self-publishing community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. ArrangeMe allows for the publication of unique arrangements of both popular titles and original compositions from a wide variety of voices and backgrounds.

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