need names for great jazz songs?

need names for great jazz songs

4 Answers

  • zynjen
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    The Song Is You (Kern / Hammerstein

    Round Midnight (Thelonius Monk)

    ‘S Wonderful (Gershwin)

    A Fine Romance (Jerome Kern)

    Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael)

    A Foggy Day (George Gershwin)

    I Concentrate On You (Cole Porter)

    I Could Write A Book (Rodgers/Hart)

    How High The Moon (Morgan Lewis)

    A Lot Of Livin’ To Do (Charles Strouse)

    Four (Miles Davis)

    A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespi)

    I Get A Kick Out of You (Cole Porter)

    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (Manning Sherwin)

    Here’s That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen)

    A Tisket, A Tasket (Ella Fitzgerald)

    Aint Misbehavin’ (Fats Waller)

    Deed I Do (Walter Hirsh/Fred Rose)

    All Of Me (Simons/Marks)

    I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke)

    All Of You (Cole Porter)

    I Remember You (Victor Schertz/J. Mercer)

    All Or Nothing At All (Arthur Atman/Jack Lawrence)

    I’m Beginning To See The Light (George/Hodges/Ellington/James)

    All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern)

    Just Friends ((John Klenner)

    All The Way (Cahn/Van Heusen)

    Like Someone In Love (Burke/Van Huesen)

    Almost like Being In Love (Frederick Lowe)

    It Don’t Mean A Thing (Duke Ellington)

    Alright, Okay You Win (Wyche/Watts)

    Mean To Me (Fred Alber/Roy Turk)

    Always True to You Darlin’ In My Fashion (Cole Porter)

    You’de Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter)

    Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller)

    Fascinating Rhythm (Gershwin)

    My Funny Valentine (Rodgers/Hart)

    Someone To Watch Over Me (Gershwin)

    Srike Up The Band - (George Gershwin)

    Mack The Knife - (Kurt Weill)

    It's Only A Paper Moon - (Buddy Rich)

    I Like Em Fat Like That - (Glenn Miller)

    Jersey Bounce - (Benny Goodman)

    Our Delight - (Dizzy Gillespie)

    High Society Rag - (Louis Armstrong)

    Wabash Stomp - (Roy Eldridge)

    Swing De Paris - (Django Reinhardt)

    Dinah - (Fats Waller)

    Jump Jive and Wail - (Louis Prima)

    Jazz Me Blues - (Bix Beiderbecke)

    Let The Good Times Roll - (Fats Waller)

    Play, Fiddle, Play - (Errol Garner)

    Somebody Loves Me - (Lester Young)

    Poinciana - (Benny Carter)

    Lullaby In Rhythm - (Art Tatum)

    Shanghai Shuffle - (Fletcher Henderson)

    Hello Dolly - (Louis Armstrong)

    Anything Goes - (Cole Porter)

    Bags' Groove - (George Shearing)

    What's Your Number? - (Count Basie)

    Gotta Darn Good Reason Now (For Bein' Good) - (Cab Calloway)

    Basie - Straight Ahead - (Count Basie)

    Somethings Gotta Give - (Mercer Johnny)

    Gee But You're Swell - (Chick Webb)

    Pennsylvania 6-5000 - (Glenn Miller

    I Get a Kick Out of You - (Cole Porter)

    Two O’Clock Jump - (Harry James)

    Nice Work If You Can Get It - (George Gershwin)

    The Hucklebuck - (Buck Clayton)

    Cheek To Cheek - (Irving Berlin)

    Just One of Those Things - (Cole Porter)

    How High the Moon (Morgan Lewis)

    This Can’t Be Love (Rodgers/Hart)

    In The Mood - (Glenn Miller)

    It's All Right with Me - (Cole Porter)

    Tootin' Through the Roof - (Duke Ellington)

    You're Giving Me A Song And A Dance - (Benny Goodman)

    In A Jam - (Duke Ellington)

    Is You Or Is You Ain't My Baby? - (Glenn Miller)

    Boogie Woogie - ( Tommy Dorsey)

    Woodchopper's Ball - (Woody Herman)

    Harlem Air Shaft - (Duke Ellington)

    The Carioca - (Buddy Rich)

    When The Saints Go Marching In - (Louis Armstrong)

  • 10 years ago

    Freddie Freeloader

    Yardbird Suite

    Do you Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans


    Take the "A" Train

    One Note Samba


    Dream a Little Dream of Me

    Blue Monk

    When the Saints Go Marching In

  • ?
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    - Orange Colored Sky (check out Natalie Cole version)

    - Route 66 (check out Manhattan Transfer version)

    - Twisted (Joni Mitchell - big range song, key changes, funny)

    - Summerwind (check out Buble's or Frank's version)

    - Fly Me to the Moon (check out Frank Sinatra version)

    - Volare (check out Dean Martin Version)

    - 'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen)

    - Mambo Italiano (Check out Leslie Kendall & the Jump Daddies band)

    - Ac-cent-tschu-ate The Positive (Bing Crosby)

    - They Can't Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin)

    - Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington as sung by Natalie Cole)

    - Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra )

    - Cry me A River (Natalie Cole)

    - Someone to Watch Over Me (Frank Sinatra)

    - Rise (Herb Alpert)

    - In the Mood (Glen Miller)

    - Autumn in New York (Vernon Duke)

    - Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music

    - Feels so Good (Chuck Mangione)

    - Breezin’ (George Benson)

    - Sing, Sing, Sing (Benny Goodman)

    - Body & Soul (Manhattan Transfer)

    - Just the Two of Us (George Benson)

    - Just One of Those Things (Ella Fitzgerald)

    - Summertime (My Mom and my Pop) :o)

    - Cottontail (Duke Ellington)

    - Flying South (Pete Escovedo)

    - Ko Ko (Charlie Parker)

    - Nica's Dream (Horace Silver)

    - Who’se Side Are You On (Matt Bianco)

    - Matt’s Mood (Matt Bianco)

    - Episrophy – (Thelonius Monk)

    - Oh Lady Be Good (New York Voices)

    - Confirmation (Charlie Parker)

    - You and I (Stanley Turrentine)

    - God Bless the Child (Stanley Turrentine)

    - Blue Hour (Stanley Turrentine)

    - Baby Please Don’t Take It (I Need Your Love) – (Jonathan Butler)

    - Afrika (Jonathan Butler)

    - Fiesta (Gato Barbieri)

    - Maputo (Bob James and David Sanborn)

    - Suavecito (Freddie Ravel)

    - Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk)

    - This Can’t Be Love (as sung by Natalie Cole)

    - Boy From New York City (Manhattan Transfer)

    - Basin Street Blues (Leslie Kendall & the Jump Daddies)

    - Thou Swell (Natalie Cole)

    - West 42nd Street (John Coltrane)

    - Polkadots and Moonbeams (Jimmy van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

    - Birth of the Blues (Sammy Davis, Jr.)

    - Ain’t that a Kick in the Head (Dean Martin)

    - Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk)

    - Birdland (Manhattan Transfer)

    - The Song Is You (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)

    - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Andrews Sisters)

    - You Took Advantage Of Me (Rodgers and Hart)

    - I'm All Smiles (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)

    - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (E. Maschwitz)

    - Out of Nowhere (Green, Heyman)

    - Caravan (Juan Tizol / Duke Ellington)

    - It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing) (Duke Ellington)

    - The Birth of the Blues (Frank Sinatra)

    - 'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen)

    - Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most (Fran Landesman)

    - Everything Must Change (B. Igher)

    - Talk of the Town (J. Livingston)

    - Imagination (Johnny Burke)

    - Sweet Georgia Brown (Ray Charles’ version I like best)

    - Body and Soul (Johnny Green)

    - A Tribute to a Rose (Jimmy Ponder)

    - Blue in Green (Miles Davis)

    - Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock)

    - Body and Soul (Billie Holiday or Frank Sinatra)

    - Blue Skies – (Irving Berlin, sung by Ella Fitzgerald)

    - Ain't Misbehavin' (Louis Armstrong)

    - Well You Needn't (Thelonious Monk)

    - Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie)

    - Ruby, My Dear (Thelonious Monk)

    - Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker)

    - So What (Miles Davis)


    - S'Wonderful (Joao Gilberto)

    - Brasil (Nino Tempo)

    - Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim)

    - Falsa Baiana – (Joao Gilberto version)

    - Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema) – (Astrud Gilberto)

    - Surfboard – (Roberto Menescal)

    - Bem Bom (Gal Costa)

    - O Pato – (Getz and Gilberto)

    - Aguas de Marco – (Elis Regina version)

    - Madalena (Elis Regina)

    - Manha de Carnaval – (Anna Gazzola)

    - Tarde em Itapoa (Maria Bethania w/Vinicius Moraes)

    - Estrada do Sol (Elis Regina and Gal Costa)

    - Coracao Vagabundo – (Caetano Veloso)

    - Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto)

    - Menino das Laranjas (Elis Regina)

    - Quilombo, O El Dorado ***** (Gilberto Gil)

    - Chega de Saudade – (Joao Gilberto version)

    - Agua de Beber (Astrud Gilberto)

    - A Volta (Eliane Elias)

    - De Conversa em Conversa – (Joao Gilberto)

    - Kissed by Nature (Eliane Elias)

    - Kid Cavaquinho (Joao Bosco)

    - Pra Que Chorar (Alcione)

    - Lost in Amazonia (Tania Maria)

    - Upa Neguinho (Elis Regina)

    - Bom Conselho – (Maria Bethania)

    - O Ronco da Cuica (Joao Bosco)

    - Cara ao Tom 74 (Toquinho)

    - Pagode do Maracana (Katia Moraes)

    - Mae Africa (Katia Moraes)

    - Aquarela do Brasil (Emilio Santiago)

    - Sangria (Tania Maria)

    - Rio After Dark (Ana Caram)

    - O Tempo e o Lugar (Ana Caram)

    - Morena Boca de Ouro (Joao Gilberto) (Anything by Joao Gilberto!)

    - Rosa Morena (Joao Gilberto)

    - Minha Saudade (Lisa Ono)

    - O Barquinho (Joao Gilberto)

    - O Samba (Lisa Ono)

    - Kizomba, A Festa Da Raca (Emilio Santiago)

    - Joao Bosco – anything!

    Source(s): Retired Percussionist
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