A Swing Jazz Musical Honoring the Women of WWII

Book and Lyrics by Karen Houle Johns
Music by Karen Houle Johns and Kevin A. Sanders
Orchestration, Woodwind and Brass Arrangements by Reggie Murray
Additional Woodwind and Brass Arrangements by Jim Hoke

Interested in producing the WWII Swing Jazz Musical AMERICAN MOTHER LODE? Please fill out and submit the information form so that we may contact you to answer any questions you may have, and to discuss the details of a lease or rental agreement. Please read the PRODUCTION PACKAGE DETAILS listed below.

You may also call (615) 337-4984.


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Cast and company lease/rental agreements include librettos, *musical scores, and **double CD albums, available in either hard-copy shipment or in digital, downloadable format.

*A full production score in its entirety is comprised of the following:

  1. Master Score for the Conductor
    This is the complete, formal score for the jazz orchestra / jazz band Conductor, comprised of all orchestration, chord arrangements, and melodies with lyrics. All vocal harmonies are contained in the vocal score.
  2. Vocal Score
    Organized in jazz standard lead sheet format, these are the musical charts for the vocalists comprised of vocal melodies, vocal harmonies, lyrics, and chord arrangements.
  3. Rhythm Score
    Organized in jazz standard lead sheet format much like the vocal score, these are the musical charts for a standard jazz trio or quartet comprised of piano/keyboards, bass, drums/percussion, and/or guitar.
  4. Orchestral Instrument Scores
    These are traditional, individual scores arranged for each of the following woodwind and brass instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax. 1, Alto Sax. 2, Tenor Sax. 1, Tenor Sax. 2, Baritone Sax., Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Trumpet 3, Trombone 1, Trombone 2.

**Published by Vital Force (ASCAP) and produced by James E. Johns in Nashville, Tennessee, a select number of the Karen Johns & Company presents AMERICAN MOTHER LODE double CD albums are included in each order of librettos and scores. Representing the precise genre and style of the music, the double CD was specifically produced to accompany the musical score and libretto in aid of live production teams, and is not intended for retail sale.