Top New Pops for Community Band

Summer is just around the corner, and along with family vacations, cookouts, and a more relaxed pace comes the summer concert season. Stanton’s Sheet Music is excited to have a wide variety of NEW suggestions for community bands beginning with pops arrangements that will add that touch of familiarity to your program!

Crooner’s Serenade – A medley of pops standards as performed by singing sensation Michael Buble: Moondance, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, and Save the Last Dance for Me.

Haven’t Met You Yet – Soaring lines and lush brass scoring highlight this original hit from Crazy Love, Michael Buble’s fourth album.

Indiana – A classic, big band-style arrangement of this standard, a la the Glenn Miller Band, that is perfect for your summer concerts.

A Man and His Soul – Pay tribute to legendary musician Ray Charles with this medley featuring the up-tempo classic What’d I Say, the beautiful and lush Ruby, and the gospel infused I Got a Woman.

Sinatra – With his charismatic style and polished interpretations, Frank Sinatra put his unique stamp on a number of familiar standards.  Stephen Bulla’s swinging medley features several of his best-known hits: Come Fly with Me, Witchcraft, That’s Life, and Fly Me to the Moon.

Stardust – Feature a guest artist or your best alto sax or trumpet soloist on this beautiful Hoagy Carmichael ballad.

Stevie Wonder in Concert – The music of Stevie Wonder is timeless and has cross-generational appeal.  Four of his biggest hits are highlighted in this medley: Sir Duke, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, I Wish, and Signed, Sealed, Delivered.

Volare – Recorded by many top artists, Dean Martin’s version probably being the best-known, this unexpected arrangement is a nice change-of-pace perfect for a summer concert.

All of these titles can be ordered via Stantons.com, or by phone, 1-800-426-8742.  Keep an eye on your mailbox, email, and our blog for more community band recommendations including NEW novelty numbers, patriotic pieces, marches, movie and Broadway arrangements, and concert works. Shop Stanton’s for all your sheet music needs!

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