Tranposable music notes for sheet music by johnny mercer jacques prevert. Joe pass autumn leaves etta james at last django reinhardt georgia on my mind jaco pastorius amazing grace george benson take five john coltrane my favorite things intro other versions. When credited with harold arlen, please use the joint credit. Featuring 10 original songs and an emotional rendition of the johnny mercer classic autumn leaves, sarahs debut album say hello to you combines a variety of genres ranging from guitarbased folk to a traditionalpop sound, complete with dreamy string arrangements. Their uncluttered arrangements spotlight jacinthas smooth and sensuous voice, while her expressive phrasing draws the most from the classic johnny mercer lyrics. Lillians father, born in lastovo, in 1834 to parents ivana cucevic and marijo dundovic, was a. Autumn leaves finds jacintha in excellent form and, once again, delivering several strong performances on many of the songs.
He was born john herndon mercer on november 18, 1909 into an old southern family in savannah, georgia. The huckleberry friend to every jazz singer, mercer wrote lyrics to moon river, blues in the night and literally hundreds of other standards. Download and print autumn leaves piano sheet music by johnny mercer. Jacinthas second album for the groove note label, autumn leaves. Performers include tony bennett, rosemary clooney, frank sinatra, judy garland, andy williams, linda ronstadt, louis armstrong, and johnny mercer himself. Piano sheet is arranged for piano and available in easy and advanced versions. Yet mercer was also a successful singer, with a relaxed, southernaccented, jazzy. Joseph kosma, mercer john h, johnny mercer, prevert jacques andre marie, jacques prvert record labels.
Jacintha includes the original lyrics to autumn leaves, done in soft and flawless french. Autumn leaves les feuilles mortes written in 1945 by. Johnny mercer autumn leaves nat king cole autumn leaves joe pass autumn leaves ed sheeran autumn leaves classical autumn leaves eric. Grv1006 autumn leaves songs of johnny mercer albums. Two of a kind 1961 sweet georgia brown 1980 johnny mercer sings johnny mercer remastered 2010 v disc 2005 moon river 2005 sweet lorraine. Kristina helene and thomas kinzels acoustic duo jazz album. Johnny mercer wrote the english lyric in 1947 and its since been a pop and jazz hit in both languages. Laura is a standard that was written more than a decade earlier by johnny mercer for a film of the same name, but it was. The songs of johnny mercer by jim santella, published on march 1, 2000. Johnny mercer autumn leaves high quality sheet music available for download. Johnny mercer lyrics find all lyrics for songs such as somethings gotta give, autumn leaves, i remember you at. Download and print autumn leaves sheet music for guitar chordslyrics by johnny mercer from sheet music direct. One of the highlights of the album is the title track which finds jacintha singing in the original french intro and first verse as well as the later johnny mercer english lyrics. The falling leaves drift by the window the autumn leaves of red and gold i see your lips, the summer kisses the sunburned hands i used to hold since you went away the days grow long and soon ill hear old winters song but i miss you most of all my darling when autumn leaves start to fall cest une chanson, qui nous ressemble toi tu maimais et je taimais nous vivions tous deux ensemble toi.
Autumn leaves for voice and orchestra music by joseph kosma french lyrics by jacques prevert english lyrics by johnny mercer arranged by aaron grad. Johnny mercer biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Its a very popular jazz standard for beginners as its harmonically pretty simple but its a great one to develop and learn things like chord melody and. Marked by a sophisticated, occasionally whimsical mastery of language and rhymes, many of mercer s songs have become standards regularly covered by jazz artists. Also available in itunes more by johnny mercer see all. Johnny mercer 19091976 was not only one of americas greatest lyricistshe helped define the american south from the outside in. Overview biography songs similar artists dvds cds blurays vinyl. Autumn leaves is a popular song written in 1945 and the original lyrics are in french. Similar artists andy williams, bing crosby, cole porter, jo stafford, sammy cahn. Audio available 80 score image available 71 video available 14 voicing. The song autumn leaves was written by johnny mercer, joseph kosma and jacques prevert and was first released by jo stafford with orchestra conducted by harold mooney in 1950. He started writing songs for hollywood in 1935, where he also had a few small parts in musicals. Autumn leaves jazz standard free guitar lesson from.
Jacintha autumn leaves the songs of johnny mercer 180g. His father was a wealthy attorney with a flourishing real estate business, and young john was sent to a fashionable prep school, the woodbury forrest school in. Jacintha autumn leaves the songs of johnny mercer 1999. Autumn leaves sheet music johnny mercer guitar tab. Instrumentation 2 flutes second doubling piccolo 2 oboes 2 clarinets in bflat 2 bassoons 4 horns in f 2 trumpets in bflat. Jacinthas relationship with groove note continued when she recorded autumn leaves. Hal leonard digital sheet music at sheet music plus. Autumn leaves autumn leaves johnny mercer hal leonard corporation view details. The songs of johnny mercer 1999 has seen the title track being used for tv series alias, while the bonus track heres to life was used as the title track for the hollywood movie play it to the bone. Among his famous songs is the inoffical anthem of hollywood, hooray for hollywood that he wrote for the movie hollywood hotel. Mercer wrote a wide variety of songs, from lush, dreamy ballads to plays on colloquial american expressions. Johnny mercer lyrics, songs and albums lyricsfreak. Johnny mercer s main claim to immortality is his incredible songwriting output, penning the lyrics or music and lyrics to roughly 1,500 songs.
Download and print autumn leaves sheet music for guitar tab by johnny mercer from sheet music direct. John herndon johnny mercer november 18, 1909 june 25, 1976 was an american lyricist, songwriter and singer. He came to the fore during the swing era of the 1930s and 40s, helped to. His words paint rich and vivid portraits of life in his native georgia. Autumn leaves written by johnny mercer secondhandsongs. Show 107, johnny mercer, explores the music and life of one of the great songwriters of the era, including a discussion of his lifelong relationship with judy garland. Autumn leaves the songs of johnny mercer download on amazon autumn leaves play on apple music autumn leaves download on itunes autumn leaves play on spotify autumn leaves play on youtube autumn leaves. Johnny mercer started his career as singer and songwriter for paul whiteman. He is best known as a lyricist, but he also composed music.
The falling leaves drift by the window the autumn leaves of red and gold i see your lips the summer kisses the sunburned hands i used to hold since you went away the days grow long and soon ill hear old winters song but i miss you most of all my darling when autumn leaves start to fall. My huckleberry friend by johnny mercer on apple music. In a professional career lasting 60 years, he demonstrated a remarkable ability to maintain his appeal and pursue his musical goals despite countervailing trends. Autumn leaves the songs of johnny mercer by jacintha on. The falling leaves drift by my window the autumn leaves of red and gold i see your lips, the summer kisses the sunburned hands i used to hold since you went away. Autumn leaves by johnny mercer jacques prevert digital.736 861 1310 956 522 75 242 1161 1007 750 1500 1518 332 1556 77 1272 325 285 1394 1314 470 805 521 147 402 525 727 687 932 743 1181 731 52 134 1183 1295 397