This arrangement is based on a sultry Chiara Civello version of the Suzanne Vega tune, featuring a female soloist and a newly composed vocalese-style solo paraphrasing the story of the lyric.
Chord chart piano, electric bass, drums, drums
Commissioned by Folsom Jazz Festival (2009)
Video: Suzanne Vega Version
Video: Chiara Civello Version
Video: School Group
Long Beach Community College Lyrical Workers virtual choir version