Henry Mancini (19241994), Johnny Mercer

It Had Better Be Tonight

Hal Leonard Little Big Band

for: Flexible big band (6 wind instruments, rhythm-group); more winds ad lib.

Score, Parts

Item no.655604
Author/ComposerHenry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
ArrangerMark Taylor
Levelmedium
Languageenglish
Scope20 pages (Score); 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2015
Publisher/ProducerHal Leonard
Producer No.HL 07012571
54.60 €
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (Germany )
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Description

Originally composed for the 1963 film The Pink Panther, this familiar tune has enjoyed renewed popularity thanks to the energetic samba version recorded by Michael Bublé. Mark's arrangement for little big band features plenty of scoring variety and drive.

Instrumentation:

  • Alto Sax
  • Tenor Sax
  • Baritone Sax
  • Trumpet 1
  • Trumpet 2
  • Trombone
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Alternate Alto Sax
  • Alternate Tenor Sax
  • Alternate Trombone