Jack Zaino

Educator. Conductor. Writer.

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The Mermaid

ALFRED MUSIC

Available for 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, and TB

Here in Connecticut, where Mystic Seaport is our big claim to fame, the country's oldest sea music festival is held every summer. Here is a flexible and updated arrangement of my favorite sea ballad. With plenty of room for "theatrics," this story is fun for all ages!

Sheet music and CDs are available from your favorite music store. View teaching tips and purchase digital scores and audio at alfred.com.

Lean on Me

HAL LEONARD

3-Part Mixed

The instantly recognizable standard by Bill Withers has been called an anthem of togetherness and resilience. Tastefully set in a gospel style, this arrangement will inspire singers and audiences alike to be a friend for others to lean on. There is a LOT of room to make this arrangment your own – it's appropriate for middle school all the way to adult!

Download digital scores and audio here, or purchase sheet music and CDs from your favorite music store.

Treat People With Kindness

HAL LEONARD

3-Part Mixed

Pop sensation Harry Styles has long reminded fans to "treat people with kindness." Developing choirs will enjoy working on dynamic phrasing and text stress in Jack's arrangement of this upbeat hit.

Download digital scores and audio here, or purchase sheet music and CDs from your favorite music store.

Streaming Sitcoms Medley

ALFRED MUSIC

Coming soon for SATB, SAB, and 2-Part

This rapid-fire medley will take your audience through three popular TV show themes! Includes "The Big Bang Theory," "Everywhere You Look," and "I'll Be There For You."

10,000 Hours

ALFRED MUSIC

Available for SATB, SAB, and SSA.

Dan + Shay and Justin Beiber delivered a moving performance of this record-breaking song at the CMA Awards in 2020. Satisfying in all voicings, my choral adaptation keeps that soft country pop groove and gives all the voices something interesting to sing. The piano part can stand on its own, or you can add guitars with the chords provided.

Sheet music and CDs are available from your favorite music store. View teaching tips and download digital scores and audio at alfred.com.

I Make My Own Sunshine

HAL LEONARD

Available for 3-Part Mixed and 2-Part

"It don't matter if it's raining, nothing can phase me, I make my own sunshine." Alyssa Bonagura's pop hit celebrates perseverance and optimism. This bright arrangement is perfect for younger developing choirs, with its accessible ranges and easy-to-sing harmonies. Try adding the American Sign Language for a truly special presentation.

Download digital scores and part-predominant tracks here, or purchase sheet music and CDs from your favorite music store.

Love Someone

HAL LEONARD

Available for SATB, SAB, and SSA

This sweet song by Lukas Graham translates beautifully for choral singing. "When you love someone, you open up your heart."

Download digital scores and audio here, or purchase sheet music and CDs from your favorite music store.

Leave It All to Me

HAL LEONARD

Coming soon for SATB, 3-Part Mixed, and 2-Part

iCarly defined a generation when it aired on Nickelodeon and is now back on Paramount Plus. The opening theme is a great choice for all ages!

Circles

HAL LEONARD

Coming soon for SATB and SAB, with rhythm

This songs by Post Malone rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2019. This reimagined choral setting is appropriate for all audiences, and allows your altos to take the melody at the end.

Kiss Me

ALFRED MUSIC

Coming soon for SATB, SAB, and SSA

This '90s classic by Sixpence None the Richer is best known for its use in the movie She's All That. Choirs will love exploring a variety of choral textures in this piece!

Tell Her About It

HAL LEONARD

Coming soon for SATB, SAB, TTB, with Combo

This song was released on Billy Joel’s 1983 album An Innocent Man, and quickly rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Tell Her About It” is inspired by the Motown sound that was popular in the 1960s.

Let Me Be the One

HAL LEONARD

Coming soon for SATB, 3-Part Mixed, and 2-Part

Co-written with Roger Emerson, this song is our tribute to the notorious PinkZebra. With lyrics that speak to the importance of supporting a friend, this is the first title in Hal Leonard's new Voices in Harmony choral series.