ONE SMILE by Jeffrey Eric Funk (ASCAP)

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From the musical Glee Club Smarties™ comes One Smile. What does it take to put a smile on your face? Jeffrey Eric Funk has answered the question with this delightful, fun original. The answer, of course, is One Smile! It’s a tune that’s great to open every rehearsal. Bring the house down with a stage full of smiles on your next concert! Don’t let the year go by without performing this one! This edition includes engraved melody-oriented sheet music with real page numbers for Two-Part & Three-Part Mixed voices with piano accompaniment.

ONE SMILE
Words and Music by
Jeffrey Eric Funk

Just one smile is all it takes to make
One more smile on one more face.
Then that smile is bound to cause another
Shining face like no other.

Spread cheer to those around you ‘coz
Just one frown can get you down.
When gray clouds are blocking out the Sunshine, just you wait;
You’ll see blue skies.

When you walk down the street,
Smile at people you meet.
Sometimes just one smile is all it takes to
Make one more smile on one more face.
Good times head your way
When you start your day with just one smile.

Just one smile can change your mood
When you’re lost in thought or feeling blue.
Take time out to spend some time together
With close friends; you’ll feel better.

One smile to pass along ‘coz you
Never know, it might catch on.
We might have a cause for celebration,
Spreading joy ‘cross the nation.

When you walk down the street,
Smile at people you meet.
Sometimes just one smile is all it takes to
Make one more smile on one more face.
Good times head your way
When you start your day with just one smile.

One smile!

*Lyric Sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

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“EARTHLINGS” by Jeffrey Eric Funk — Grab your FREE copy today!

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From the musical Glee Club Smarties™ comes an upbeat song for young singers. Earthlings celebrates all creatures—”all sizes, shapes and colors, young and old together, filling the world with love.” This light-hearted rock original from Jeffrey Eric Funk brings a great message of love among all people. Fun for all! This edition includes engraved melody-oriented sheet music with real page numbers of the octavo for Two-Part voices with piano accompaniment.

EARTHLINGS
Words and Music by
Jeffrey Eric Funk

Walking through the world,
I can see all kinds of creatures.
Take a look around,
Notice all their special features.

Each step of the way
I’m meeting all kinds of people;
No two are the same.
We’re a part of one big world of…

Earthlings, special people.
Earthlings, I know we will
Meet all sizes, shapes and colors,
Young and old together,
Filling the world with love.
We can sing in perfect harmony.

I know deep inside,
We all shine with
Inner beauty.
From all walks of life,
People come together,
You’ll see!

One lesson to learn,
I’m starting to understand it,
We’re creatures of Earth
Spreading love around this planet.

Earthlings, special people.
Earthlings, I know we will
Meet all sizes, shapes and colors,
Young and old together,
Filling the world with love.
We can sing in perfect harmony.

Earthlings!

*Lyric Sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

VOICE OF THE RAIN

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VOICE OF THE RAIN (Sauti Ya Mvua) is an exciting original composition from bestselling choral writer, Jeffrey Eric Funk. Featuring a combination of English and Swahili text, the sheet music is easy to learn and fun to perform, and is appropriate for elementary, junior high and high school choirs. This edition includes octavos for SATB, Three-Part Mixed and Two-Part choirs with accessible piano accompaniment, a complete Swahili pronunciation/translation guide and optional drum parts for shaker, clave, high conga and low conga. Don’t miss this upbeat rhythmic song, sure to delight audiences with a dynamic change of pace in your concerts!

Available for purchase on September 6, 2016

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Opening song of the millennium
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

“BELIEVE IN THE MUSIC” words and music by Jeffrey Eric Funk

BELIEVE IN THE MUSIC

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Opening song for the millennium NBC telecast of the 74th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as performed by America Sings!

“Believe in the Music” is a dynamic Glee-style pop choral rock song written as a high-energy opening number for concerts. This edition includes the octavo for SATB voices with piano accompaniment and optional instrument parts for: Conductor/Studio Horns, Bb Trumpet 1&2, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Guitar, Bass and Drums.

LYRIC SHEET*
BELIEVE IN THE MUSIC
by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK

VERSE 1
Calling out from the darkness
Voices of hope echo through the land
Shining bright, there’s a new dawn
Driven by dreams, we will take a stand
We can
Search for promise and truth
Reach for stars in the sky
We’ll find peace in the wonder
Rhythm and rhyme
And with music in my heart
I’m gonna fly!

CHORUS
You’ve got to believe in the music
Feel its power set you free
Believe in the music
I can feel it lifting, pushing
Calling, guiding me…
Yes, I believe in the music

VERSE 2
Just imagine a future
Lifted by love
Let your heart fly free
Dream of better tomorrows
We’ll make the world
Sing in harmony
You’ll see
With a voice that is strong
We’ll have hope we can share
With our song we can chase away
All despair
If you reach out or call me, I will be there

CHORUS
You’ve got to believe in the music
Feel its power set you free
Believe in the music
I can feel it lifting, pushing
Calling, guiding me…
Yes, I believe in the music

BRIDGE
Oh, I’ll lift my hands
I’ll lift them high
Reach for the mountains
Touch the sky
I’ll pull the stars down
One by one
The magic of music
Has begun

CHORUS 2x

*Lyric sheet provided by author/publisher and is used by permission

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“MAKE THEM HEAR YOU” from Ragtime the Musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty /arr. Jeff Funk

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Make Them Hear You from RAGTIME the Broadway Musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty /arr. Jeff Funk

I love this haunting performance of my men’s choir arrangement of “Make Them Hear You” performed by Heartland Men’s Chorus. —JF

Make Them Hear You (from Ragtime) composed by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Arranged by Jeff Funk. Choir Secular. Men’s Choir. Choral Octavo. Pop Choral Series. Broadway; Secular. Grade 3. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music

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IT’S RAINING REINDEER is a story told in the form of a song about an unfortunate mishap with Santa’s sleigh. With toys scattered everywhere and elves falling through the air, will Santa be able to deliver all the toys in time? This edition includes the poem with illustrations, melody with big notes, and arrangements for Two-Part voices with piano accompaniment and Three-Part Mixed voices with piano accompaniment.

Don’t miss out! Grab your FREE copy before time runs out — and help spread the word to the kids in your life, especially those who have keyboards & pianos!

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Things are quite strange over at Danforth & Rabeena’s house. This Christmas, they’re dealing with cows and leprechauns. Not to worry though; Olivia the maid is fully prepared for her “cow poop cleaning duties.” Like the reindeer situation, it too is FREE for Christmas, so be sure to nick a copy of Amazing Tales of Danforth and Rabeena: Cows for Christmas today!

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AMAZING TALES OF DANFORTH AND RABEENA: Cows for Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Oliva the Maid must clean windows, dodge leprechauns and rescue the family cat while everybody in the house watches from the family room by the fireplace.

With the help of Grayson the Butler, Danforth contends with a gang of escaped cows whose misconduct is accounted for with lots of nasty details. And Santa Claus makes a memorable entrance in this unusual story of adventure and Christmas wonder.

Elephant guns, foggy mishaps and other harrowing ordeals are gathered in this weathered journal you’re now holding. Grab your bookmark and cozy into Amazing Tales of Danforth and Rabeena: Cows for Christmas.

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Page Count: 46 pages
ISBN-10: 1494475219
BISAC: Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories

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“MUSIC OF MY DREAMS” ★ New Choral Edition! (SATB, Three-Part Mixed, SSA with piano accomp.)

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From Glee Club Smarties™ comes a lullaby, Music of My Dreams, for SATB, Three-Part Mixed and SSA choirs with piano accompaniment. Optimized for all devices, this Kindle edition includes engraved melody-oriented sheet music and real page numbers.

“MUSIC OF MY DREAMS” by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK (ASCAP)

Just past midnight, while I sleep
A song drifts through my mind
As the moonlight bathes the sea
I hear a lullaby
Such sweetly blending beauty
Hear the angels sing

And I woke softly, pausing then
To hear the music of my dreams
Gentle harps and whistling flutes
Play on and on in my dreams

While the night wind cools my room
I search my memory
And hear a phantom serenade
Of haunting melody
Just listen, join me as we
Journey to the dawn

And I woke softly, pausing then
To hear the music of my dreams
Gentle harps and whistling flutes
Play on and on in my dreams

I dream of sun-bright ocean skies
And I hear mighty waves
Whispering their evening song
Proud music of the storm

Music, the music of my dreams
Only, I can hear it
Calling me, guiding me home
And I will always hear the song
Play on and on in my dreams
Play on and on in my dreams

*Lyric sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

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Glee Club Smarties™ Christmas Easy Piano

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Join the music fun with this throwback ’50s rock ‘n’ roll Christmas songbook from Glee Club Smarties, which includes the songs It’s Raining Reindeer and Waiting for Santa. Gather around the piano and create memories, singing new Christmas carols!

IT’S RAINING REINDEER by Jeffrey Eric Funk


WAITING FOR SANTA by Jeffrey Eric Funk

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HAVE YOURSELF A VERY FUNKY HOLIDAY!

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What’s a winter choral concert without a few of JEFF FUNK’S classic holiday arrangements? Here’s a batch of proven crowd-pleasers…

YOU’RE A MEAN ONE MR. GRINCH 
Lyrics by Dr. Seuss, music by Albert Hague / arr. Jeff Funk
SATBThree-Part MixedTBBUnison/opt. Two-Part

JEFF FUNK’S DANCE OF THE SUGAR-PLUM FAIRY 
For Voices A Cappella Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / arr. Jeff Funk
SATB, SSAA, TTBB, Three-Part Mixed

THE NUTCRACKER SUITE CHORAL COLLECTION for SATB voices, a cappella. Includes: Nutcracker March · Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy · Russian Dance · Waltz of the Flowers

• Russian Dance (from The Nutcracker Suite) SATB, a cappella, SSAA, a cappella

• Nutcracker March (from The Nutcracker Suite) SATB, a cappella

• Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker Suite) SATB, a cappella

• Parade of the Wooden Soldiers SATB, a cappella

Other Bestsellers

The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) Unison/opt. Two-Part
J.B.M.C.A.— Jingle Bells Meets the Village People! TBB
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Unison/opt. Two-Part
Sleigh Ride Unison/opt. Two-Part
Winter Wonderland Unison/opt. Two-Part
Star of Wonder (A Men’s Choir Christmas Medley) TTBB
The Little Drummer Boy TBB

Winter Wonders: Classroom Song Kit Unison/opt. Two-Part
Merry Christmas To All [piano/vocal songbook]

OUT OF THE ROLLING OCEAN: A Sea Shanty

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From the composer of Glee Club Smarties™ comes a sea shanty for mixed choir (SATB), men’s choir (TBB) and women’s choir (SSA/opt. Two-Part) with piano accompaniment. “Out of the Rolling Ocean” will lull whomever hears it like a siren’s song in the night. Adapted from the poem, “Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd” by Walt Whitman. Written and composed by Jeffrey Eric Funk.

OUT OF THE ROLLING OCEAN
by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK

Out of the rolling ocean
The crowd came a voice
Whispering “I love you
Before long I must go”

I’ve come a long, long way
Merely to look on you
I could not go till I found you

Behold the ocean and the land
Hear the music of the storm
No one can separate us

Now we have met
We have look’d
We are safe
Return in peace to the ocean
I too am part of the sea

*Lyric sheet provided by author/publisher and is used by permission

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THE MAJESTY AND THE POWER [Kindle Edition] (Choral Octavo)

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THE MAJESTY AND THE POWER by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK

There was a time when we believed
We could imagine and trust in our dreams
Clouds changin’ shape, orange sunset skies
Watching the wonder through child-like eyes
Can you remember?

I feel it, I know there’s love all around
A world where hope shines when rainbows are found
We can climb the highest mountain, we can swim the deepest sea
With the Majesty and the Power of our dreams

Fly ‘cross the sky, we’ll touch the stars
There are no limits, our dreams take us far
An open door your heart will find
Unlock the magic inside your mind
It’s there. Believe it.

CHORUS

When gray clouds are near we’ll find the silver lining
Believe, our dreams will shine

CHORUS

*Lyric sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

 

CAGED BIRD [Kindle Edition] (Choral Octavo)

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CAGED BIRD
by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK

If I could fly thru the sky, I’d reach up and touch the stars
I know someday my dreams will take me far
I’ll sing a brand new song, sing it proud and strong
I long for the day I’ll spread my wings
Just hear how a caged bird sings

A caged bird sings for freedom
Freedom won’t you hear my song?
I’ve been lock’d up far too long
Spread my wings
I long to fly

I watch the clouds changin’ shape, I see colored autumn leaves
I’ll get my chance to soar above the trees
I’ll make a joyful noise; hope is in my voice
My day is approaching, you will see
I know soon I will be free

CHORUS

Take me, take me to the sky
Oo, lift me, lift me higher. Higher!
Sing! Come ‘n’ listen to my voice
Hear how a caged bird sings

CHORUS

*Lyric sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

 

I SWING THE EIGHTH NOTES, THEREFORE I AM • Retro Vocal Jazz

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The Jazz Age is the rage. And now I Swing the Eighth Notes, Therefore I Am [Kindle Edition] sheet music is a click away! ~JF

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I SWING THE EIGHTH NOTES, THEREFORE I AM
by JEFFREY ERIC FUNK

Well you know that dude who was really smart—
He came from France and his name was Descartes
He sat and thought like no other man and said,
“I think, therefore I am.”

Did you know that Descartes had a brother
Who play jazz like no other? He said,
“I swing the eighth notes just as fast as I can…
I swing the eighth notes, therefore I am.”

I swing the eighth notes, therefore I am
If you don’t swing your eighth notes,
You jazzy tunes just won’t jam
‘Coz when you play jazz you gotta play by the rules
‘Coz the people who don’t swing ‘em are the people who ain’t cool

Descartes’ brother, he had a name
That went down in the hall of fame
His first name was “Doo”
His last name was “Bop”
He had a middle initial of “S” that stood for “Shoo-bie Doo-bie Bop”

BREAKAWAY (solos ad lib.)

Doo doo Shoo-bie Doo-bie Bop, baby.
Doot doot
Doot doot
Doo doo Shoo-bie Doo-bie Bop, baby.
Doot doot
Doot doot
I swing the eighth notes, therefore I am.

CHORUS

*Lyric sheet provided by the author/publisher and is used by permission.

 

GLEE CLUB SMARTIES™ songbook

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Glee Club Smarties is a new musical written by American composer and author, Jeffrey Eric Funk, who has written Glee-style pop choral music since he was a teenager.

Optimized for all devices, the Kindle edition includes engraved melody-oriented sheet music that will appeal to both new and advanced piano players as well as audiences young and old. The multi-cultural song, Voice of the Rain, features lyrics in Swahili along with a percussion part for shaker, clave and conga drums. Among the styles in this uplifting musical: jazz, pop, rock, gospel, ’50s sock hop rock & roll, Christmas songs, ballads and a lullaby. Start your parties with Glee Club Smarties!

Included are the songs Cruisin’ Down the Rockin’ Highway, Rockin’ Roller Coaster, Earthlings, Voice of the Rain, Believe in the Music, Cause For Applause, One Smile, Sing Together, I Swing the Eighth Notes Therefore I Am, Charge It!, Music of My Dreams, Let’s Turn on the Night, Hey! We’re Gonna Have a Party, Caged Bird, The Majesty and the Power, Let the Music Soar, It’s Raining Reindeer and Waiting for Santa.

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