If I Had You ♫ arranged by Rich Willey — written in 1928 by “Irving King” (Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly) with Ted Shapiro. If I Had You is a romantic love song that has become a mainstream jazz standard, and continues to be performed to this day. An early appearance of this song was in the soundtrack for the 1929 silent film Our Modern Maidens.
71 written bars that allows ample room soloists and/or a vocalist. Intermediate level of difficulty—any good high school-level group ought to be able to pull this off with no problem.
The parts come as a PDF that you’ll be able to download immediately upon submission of your order.
★ Playable by Brass Quintet: Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, French Horn 3, Trombone 4, Tuba 5, add drums (optional).
★ Playable by “Trad Jazz” Band: Trumpet 1, Trumpet or Clarinet 2, Alto or Tenor Sax 3, Trombone or Tenor Sax 4 and Tuba 5. Add drums and banjo or piano using chords symbols and roadmaps from Tuba part.
Written solos for any of our charts may be special ordered at a reasonable cost. Email us through our contact page with any and all inquiries. 🎺 = Trumpeter as Vocalist (trumpet player can either play or sing the melody).
Here’s Rich in his digital studio with Russ Wilson on drums and vocals and Henry Westmoreland on tuba: