Cagney & Lacey

Composed by
Bill Conti
Arranged by
Jock McKenzie
Price
£ 25.00 

Cagney & Lacey is an American television series that aired on the CBS TV network for seven seasons between March 1982 until May 1988. The show starred Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless as New York City police detectives. Cagney (Gless) as a single, career-minded woman, while Lacey (Daly) was a married working mother. The series was set in a fictionalised Manhattan Precinct ("Midtown South").

Welcome to Skool of Brass

  • For Conductors, Teachers and/or Students
  • Percussion Backing Tracks to accompany Superbrass Educational Material
  • Backing Tracks are Free to Download
  • We always use 4 bars of Introduction before each tune starts (unless otherwise stated)
  • Turn your Practice into a Performance and have fun !
  • 4 Trumpets
  • 1 Horn in F
  • 3 Trombones
  • 1 Euphonium (or Trombone)
  • 1 Tuba
  • 1 Drum Kit
  • 2 Percussion: Timpani & Tambourine

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William "Bill" Conti (born April, 1942) is an American film music composer. An Italian American, born in Providence, Rhode Island. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University, and also studied at the Juilliard School of Music. He first came to fame when he was hired to compose the music for a small film called Rocky in 1976. The film became a huge worldwide success, and the song that Conti wrote to accompany the boxing training montage footage, "Gonna Fly Now" topped the singles chart in 1977. He also composed music for the sequels Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky V and Rocky Balboa. Conti also wrote the film scores for Bad Boys, For Your Eyes Only, The Karate Kid, Masters of the Universe, Escape to Victory, The Adventures of Huck Finn, Necessary Roughness, Inferno, the remake of The Thomas Crown Affair and The Right Stuff. Conti has also written many musical themes for TV shows such as Dynasty, The Colbys, Falcon Crest, Cagney & Lacey and the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Bill Conti has received many awards and nominations for his work. He received a Best Song nomination for "Gonna Fly Now" and won an Oscar for the score of The Right Stuff in 1983. He regularly conducts the annual Oscars ceremony.

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Boston University writing in the International Trombone Association Journal

“Brilliant technique and superb artistry from all concerned.”

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“The CD is just fabulous. The ensemble playing is fantastic; the tightness of the ensemble is amazing; the balance and dynamics are just brilliant.”

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The Brass Herald

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Brass Band World

“Every now and again a recording that is both truly outstanding and will have great appeal to brass band listeners appears on the shelves. We are delighted to make it the first recipient of our CD of the Year Editors Award.”

Kenneth Crookston
British Bandsman

“Brilliant technique and superb artistry from all concerned.”

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