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The Way You Look Tonight for Saxophone Quartet (SATB)

By Jerome Kern

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Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Soprano Sax - Advanced Intermediate
By Jerome Kern. Arranged by Alexander L Burden. Score, Set of Parts. 20 pages. Published by Burden Music (H0.203037-906490).

Item Number: H0.203037-906490

Genre: Jazz

Length: 3:06

Instrumentation: SaxophoneQuartet (SATB)

TheWay You Look Tonight was originally composed for the motion picture Swing Time in1936. The composition won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and In 2004, the Astaire version finished at #43 in “AFI's 100 Years, 100 Songs survey”of top tunes in American cinema.

The Composer:

The Way You Look Tonight was composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. As one of the most important American theater composers of the early 20th century, he wrote more than 700 songs to be used in over 100 stage works. These included such classics as Ol' Man River, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, A Fine Romance, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, All the Things You Are, Long Ago (and Far Away) and Who. In an interview regarding their collaboration on The Way You Look Tonight, Ms. Fields later remarked, "The first time Jerry played that melody for me I went out and started to cry. The release absolutely killed me. I couldn't stop, it was so beautiful."

The Arranger:

Email: alburden9012@eagle.fgcu.edu

Alexander Burden is a Florida born, professional saxophonist and music educator. Burden has an Associate of Arts degree with a Music Education and Saxophone Performance concentration from Eastern Florida State College where he was a student of James Bishop. Since 2015, Alexander has been completing a Bachelor of Music Education degree at Florida Gulf Coast University where he is a student of saxophonist Mario Bernardo. There he serves as principle saxophonist in the FGCU Wind Orchestra, lead alto in the Jazz Band Flight:Jazz at FGCU, and plays soprano saxophone in the Bower Saxophone Quartet (Facebook.com/BowerSaxQuartet). Alexander was selected as principle alto saxophone in the 2017 Florida Intercollegiate Band and tenor saxophone in the 2016 Florida Intercollegiate Band which performed at the FMEA conference in January 2016. In November of 2015, Alexander participated in a critically acclaimed performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City with the FGCU Wind Orchestra.

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