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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot for Eb Alto Saxophone & Piano

Composer
Wallis Willis
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Jazz music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument + piano (Alto Saxophone)
Instrumental parts
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An arrangement of Swing Low for Eb Alto Saxophone and Piano.

Notable cover versions:

Another earlier recording was by the Apollo Jubilee Quartette on Monday, February 26, 1912, Columbia Records (A1169), New York.

"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" has been sung by many artists. A partial list includes:

Benny Goodman (1936) Fats Waller (1938) Paul Robeson (1939) The Charioteers (1939) Tommy Dorsey (1940) Glenn Miller (1944) Dizzy Gillespie (1946) Peggy Lee (1946) Gene Autry (1950) Duke Ellington (1950) Louis Armstrong (1957) Johnny Mathis (1958) Johnny Cash (1959) The Staple Singers (1962) Stevie Wonder (1968) Patti Page (1969) Joan Baez (1970) The Mighty Clouds of Joy (1973) The Jordanaires (1975) Eric Clapton (1975) Solomon Burke (1983) Diamanda Galas (1988) Ladysmith Black Mambazo & China Black (1995) B. B. King (1996) Willie Nelson (1996) Barbara Mandrell (1997) Della Reese (1997) Loretta Lynn (1998) Dinah Shore (1999) Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (2000) (the chorus was used in the intro of the song ’Battlezone’) Etta James (2000) Beyonce (2003) UB40 (2003) Von Trapp Children (2004) Annuals (2006) Sam Baker (2007) (the chorus was used in his song ’Orphans’) John Davey (2008) (the chorus was used in his song ’Funeral Day’) She & Him (2008) (covered under the name ’Untitled’) Tay Zonday (2008)

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