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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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GALLERY: BELIEVE IN THE MUSIC [choral with combo] — Selected Pages

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Available: PRINT | KINDLE EDITION

FREE! Additional Voicings: SAB | SSA

FREE! MP3: FULL | ACCOMP

 


Opening song of the millennium
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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

Frightful Weather Outside — in fact, “It’s Raining Reindeer” FREE for the next 5 days!

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Christmas week FREE kindle edition!
Christmas week FREE kindle edition!

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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IN OTHER NEWS…

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!

Christmas week FREE kindle edition!

From the Author of Glee Club Smarties™ comes

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.

Black & White on Cream Paper
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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 As performed by GALS of New Zealand (Greatest Hits)

 

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]

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.

 

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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