Title:Blues In The Night (Glenn Miller)
Duration:4 mins 35 secs
Trumpets 1-4:B5, Bb5, Bb5, E5
Trombones 1-4:A4, F4, D4, C4
Vocal:Girl A3-F5 : Boy A2-C4 : TTBB Group
Arranged by:Billy May
Transcribed by:Alan Glasscock
Description:Billy May wrote many outstanding charts for the Miller band, and this is one of his finest. The writing is moody, sometimes dark, but harmonically rich and full. It contains little of the trademark Miller syrup sax sweetness, yet is full of tension and emotional energy. The chart is scored for boy & girl vocal with a 4 piece vocal backing group and it won't work without them. Both Altos double Clarinet, and the solo Trumpet fill-ins are written out in full too. This not an easy chart to get right, but if your band has the talent to do it, your audience will really appreciate the result. The vocal key is F throughout.