Title:My Kind of Town (Frank Sinatra)
Grade:Medium / Advanced
Trumpets 1-4:F6, E6, Bb5, G5
Trombones 1-4:C5, A4, A4, A4
Vocal:G2 - F4 (13 steps)
Arranged by:Billy May
Transcribed by:Jon Harpin / Myles Collins
Description:My Kind of Town - Frank Sinatra. This Jimmy Van Heusen / Sammy Cahn tune was originally written for the Rat Pack style film 'Robin and the Seven Hoods'. Wonderfully melodic and visually exciting in concert, it was Sinatra's theme tune for some 15 years, his show-stopper and frequent show-ender. This version is transcribed from Billy May's version from Sinatra at the Sands with the Basie Band. It's all here - the creamy opening verse with the lush brass voicings leading into the punchy swing of the main vocal, with the successive modulations from F to G to Ab and the powerhouse modal riffs to finish. Guaranteed to be a winner in any concert or gig. The lead Alto doubles Flute, but other than this there are no Sax doubles.