Shawnee Press35022278, SAB, $2.50 First published in 1981 for SATB voices, this best-selling arrangement of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” has been featured at All-State festivals around the country, on international choir tours, and even at Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. SSA, TTB, and SATB voicings with an outstanding accompaniment track and orchestration featuring big band instrumentation are available. This arrangement starts off with a steady black-gospel feel that builds to a climactic third chorus. Next a walkin’ bass line introduces the jazz section which incorporates scat singing, a “shout” chorus featuring the band, and a spectacular finish that will be sure to have audiences on their feet. Suitable for high school, collegiate, community and church choirs for worship settings, concerts, contests, and festivals. This medley has a high entertainment factor!
Acc. CD and Instrumentation available. See SATB listing.