Big Beer Band - Playing Every Monday
The Oval Tavern
131 Oval Rd,
Croydon CR0 6BR

Every few months we have a different Monday night of music in the shape of “The Singer’s Night”

This allows you, the inordinately talented public the opportunity to sing with the Big (Beer) Band .. Lucky You!

For those of you that are unaware, a big band is made up of the following:

5 x Saxes
4 x Trombones
4 x Trumpets
3 x Rhythm (plus guitar where parts are available)

Now you know the line-up, here are the rules for taking part:

  • Please bring your own big band chart(s) (Specifically written for the above line-up) or pick a song from our vocal list.
  • You absolutely must inform the bandleader what song you wish to sing prior to the gig.

You Will NOT be allowed to sing if you:

  • Just Turn up.
  • If you only have parts for the rhythm section.
  • Do not let the bandleader know what you want to do.

Bandleaders Contact Details

Name: Nigel Crane
Email: nigelcrane@me.com
Mobile: 07887 553 133

Below is a list of all the available songs.
Please Note: Not all of this music is in the the library.
This why you must let the Bandleader know in advance.

Current Songs in the Singers Night Pad

Title Style Description M/F Key Vocal Pt
A Child Is Born Ballad By Thad Jones Bb
A Foggy Day Latin ?? Arranger C
A Nightingale Sang In Berkely Square Ballad Arr By Mike Tomaro F Bb
A Tisket A Tasket Swing Ella Fitzgerald Chart, F Ab

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After The Loving Swing Ball Arr:Lennie Niehaus M G
Aint Misbehavin Swing Arr Jeff Jarvis F C

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Almost Like Being In Love Swing By Lerner And Lowe<BR>
Arr:Lennie Niehaus
F F
Alright OK You Win Swing Arr:Sammy Nestico F C
Always true to you in my Fashion -Myles Swing F F

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Am I Blue Swing Handwritten F Db
And All That JAZZ MED SLOW From Chicago F A
And All That Jazz Swing From Chicago F A-B
Angel Eyes Ballad Arr:Matt Harris F Cm
As Time Goes By Swing Vocal Qrtet or Solo
Arr Mike Carubia
F C-A
At Last Swing Mike Carruba
SATB Vox Group
F G
Autumn Leaves, The Swing No Vocal Part F Fm
Baby Its Cold Outside Swing Male Female Duet
Arr:Tommy Saville
Db
Bad Bad Leroy Brown Swing F G
Baubles Bangles and Beads Swing Pop Plan Arr
Sinatra
M F
Beyond the Sea (La Mer) Swing Sinatra Pop Plan F F
Beyond the Sea (La Mer) Swing Arr Jerry Nowak M Eb
Big Spender Swing Pop Plan Arr F Eb
Black Coffee Swing A Blues F Am
Blue Moon Swing By Rodgers and Hart<BR>Arr Dave Wolpe F C
Blue Skies Swing Roger Holmes F E F

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Blues In The Night Swing By Vic Schoen F Bb
Boogie Blues Swing Myles Collins F Eb

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But Not for Me Swing Sarah Vaughen<br>
Voc Pt in Wrong Key!
F G
Cabaret Swing By Kander and Ebb<BR>
Arr:Johnnie Warrington
F F
Call Me Irresponsible Swing Arr Al cobine F G
Candy Swing Arr Kris Berg F F
Cant Help Loving That Man Swing F Bb
Chatanooga Choo-choo Swing Vocal Group F
Cheek To Cheek Swing M Bb
Chicago Swing F Db
Close To You Swing By Burt Bacharach
Arr:Johnny Dentato
F G
Close Your Eyes Swing F F
Come Fly With Me Swing M Bb
Come Rain Or Shine Swing F Bb
Copacabana Swing F F
Cry Me A River Swing Arr Jerry Nowak F Bb
Day By Day Swing F Am
Deed I Do Swing A Simple Chart F F
Deep Purple Swing By Peter De Rose<br>
Arr:Cecil Bolton
G
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend Swing F Bb
Do Nothing Till You Here From Me Slow Swing F

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Dont Know Why Swing Nora Jones
Arr Paul Murtha
F Bb
Dont Rain on My Parade Swing Bobby Darrin Version M C
Dream Swing F F
Embraceable Swing F F
Evergreen Swing Streisand F Ab
Every Day I Have The Blues Swing M F
Everybody Needs Somebody Swing Blues Bros Classic. F C
Feeling Good Ballad Ant As Sung By Michael Buble on the As Album<BR>
Arr:Matt Amy
M Db

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Ge Happy Swing F G
Girl From Ipanema, The Bossa By: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Arr:Roger Holmes
F F
Have You Met Miss Jones Swing Pop Plan ArrAlso in G F Eb
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Ballad Judy Garland F G
How Do Like Your Eggs In The Morning Swing Dean Martin D
How High The Moon Swing Arr: Wolpe F C
I Cant get Started Swing Jack Masonin Bb and F M Bb
I Caught A Touch of Your Love Swing F Eb
I Get A Kick Out of You Swing Sinatra Version F CF
I Just Havent Met You Yet Swing Bublé M Bb
I Just found out about love and I like Swing Dianne Schuur Chart Arr: Don Menza
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Diane Schuur & Count Basie – I Just Found Out About Love
F DbM
I Left My Heart in San Francisco Swing Tony Bennet
London Orchs
F G
I wish I knew how it felt to be free Swing Famous jonathon Ross Film nn Theme F C
I wish I were in love Again Swing Sinatra
Pop Plan
F F
In the Still of the Night Swing Nelson Riddle F Eb
It Had To Be You Swing Arr: Harry Connick Jr Arrangment F F
It Was A Very Good Year Swing Sinatra Classic
No Vocal Part!
F Dm
Its All Right With Me Swing F F
Just In time Swing Sinatra
London Orchs
F Bb
Just The Way You Look tonight Swing Frank Shetron F D
Knock On Wood Swing F D
L-O-V-E Swing As Sung By Natalie cole F G
Lets Fall In love Swing Frank Sinatra F Gm
Luck Be a Lady Tonight Swing Frank Sinatra from the film guys and dolls M Db
Lullaby of Broadway Med Fast F C
Mack The Knife Swing London Orchs Goes Very High for Voxalists F G
Makin Whoopie Slow Swing Arr: Dave Wolpe F C
Me And My Shadow Swing Frank and Sammy
Robbie Williams also covered this classic
F Eb
Minnie The Moocher Swing Cab Calloway M F
My Baby Just Cares For Me Swing By:Walter Donaldson
Arr:Nelson Riddle
F C
My Life Disco beat Recorded By Billy Joel M D
My Way Swing Frank Sinatra All time Classic M C
Nearness of You, The Swing Ballad Arr By Walt Stuart F C
Night And Day Swing M D
Orange Coloured Sky Swing Nat King Cole F G
Our Love Is Here To Stay Swing Originally sung By Fank Sinatra<BR>
Arr:Nelson Riddle
M D
Paper Moon Swing Nelson Riddle
Ella Fistzgerald Classic
F Bb
People Swing M Bb
Please Be Kind Swing sinatra Basie Arr B Dinsly M C
Round Midnight Swing M Am
Route 66 Swing Nat King Cole Classic
Done a s a Female Vocal
F Eb
S Wonderful Swing F Ab
Santa Baby Swing No Vocall Part F Db
Softly AS THE MORNING SUNRISE Swing F F
Straighten up and fly right Swing Nat king cole classic M Bb
Sway Swing F Db
Walkin My Baby (Back Home) Swing Nat King Cole
Arr Billy May
M Db
We’ll Bew Together Again Swing Frank/Diane Schuur
Arr Bob Florence
F Ab
Yesterday When I Was Young Soft Rock Arr Dick Lieb F C
You Do Something Slow Swing Arr Dave Wolpe
By Cole Porter
F Bb
You Made Me Love You Swing Harry James F Eb
You Make Me Feel So Young Swing Nelson Riddle Arr M Bb
You Needed Me Swing F C
You’le Never Find Swing F D
Zing Went the Strings of My Heart Swing Jimmy Lally Arr F Eb