Stock Music track: Mr. Big

Jazz trio (guitar, acoustic bass, drums) and male vocals really swing in this fun up-tempo number. Humorous and poignant lyrics about an overbearing boss. Dynamic guitar work in the style of Barney Kessel, Jimmy Bruno. Track has a feel of being recorded live in the studio.

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Track details

Track ID number: 10102
Genres: Vocal Jazz music - royalty free jazz with vocals -- Jazz: General & faster jazz -- Jazz: Old-time jazz / Retro jazz
Moods/Emotions: Excited / Enthusiastic / Energetic -- Busy / Active / Bustling -- Happy / Joyful / Positive -- Cool / Funky / Strutting
Suggested Production Types: Comedy / Sitcom / Dramedy -- Historical / Retro: 1960's -- Historical / Retro: 1950's -- Historical / Retro: 1920-1940's -- Lounge / Cafe / Lobby / Bar -- Style / Fashion / Make-up
Prominent Instruments: Drums (Drum Kit) -- Guitar (Electric) -- Vocals (Male) / Singing with Lyrics
Keywords / Hints: vocal jazz, blues, jazz blues, blues jazz, frank sinatra
Tempo feel: Medium -- Fast
Tempo Beats Per Minute: 83
Artist: Buddy Moncrief
Composer: Buddy Moncrief (BMI)
Publisher: Acoustic SwaneeLand (BMI)
SRCO (Sound Recording Copyright Owner): Buddy Moncrief
PRO / Non-PRO Track? PRO (What's this?)
WAV file bit depth: CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)
Stem files available for this track: No
Lyrics: Mr. Big's downstairs
He wants a word with you
He wants answers, not dancers
He wants some results
Or you'll be looking at the bottom of his shoe
You've got explaining to do
Mr. Big wants you

Mr's Big's downstairs
He's got an ugly tie
He's got a real evil look in his eye
He made the receptionist cry
I see a vulture or two
Mr. Big wants you

He's from the mean streets on the wrong side of the tracks
He's left a lot claw marks on a lot of poor suckers' backs
He carries an axe
So just try to relax
Mr. Big wants you

Mr. Big's downstairs
He's in an ugly mood
He says the numbers are bad and the numbers don't lie
He wants some new attitude
I'm telling you dude
Mr. Big wants you

There's a grease spot were you're predecessor stood
He makes Scrooge look like Ghandi and Robin Hood
If you're sweating it you probably should
Mr. Big wants you
Mr. Big wants you
Album containing this track: (None)
About the Artist
Buddy Moncrief Buddy Moncrief

Somewhere out on New Route 66, about 50 miles west of Sinatra and 75 miles east of Tom Waits, Swanson struts his swingin' and singin'. He loves Dave Frishberg songs and Johnny Walker in a tumbler. He'd like to hear Kurt Elling cover Stone Temple Pilots. Lonnie Johnson is God.

On his latest full-length release "We Can't Party Like We Used To" (2009 Acoustic SwaneeLand), Swanson pounds out 12 original vocal jazz cuts with a cool retro vibe. His bluesy vocals and tasty guitar licks remind of crooners past and present - Sinatra, Cole, John Pizzarelli come to mind - but his clever songwriting has a leaner, edgier feel to it that puts him squarely in the current century.