A jazz ballad. It was written in 1969 by the jazz trumpeter Thad Jones and Alec Wilder and has since become a jazz standard.
A Foggy Day
From the 1937 film A Damsel in Distress and originally titled "A Foggy Day (In London Town)".
All My Loving
Written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and from the 1963 album With The Beatles.
All of Me
A jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931.
All The Things You Are
Written for the musical Very Warm for May (1939).
Any Song Will Do
Also known as Bingo Was His Name-O_and _There Was a Farmer Who Had a Dog, is an English language children's song of obscure
A Boss Nova standard from the 1959 film, Orfeu Negro made in Brazil by French director Marcel Camus and starring Marpessa Dawn.
Blue Bossa is one of the easier songs that beginning jazz players tackle.
Blues in G
A basic / standard I, IV, V blues in the key of G major.
A Jazz Waltz in the standard jazz repertoire.
Brown Eyed Girl
Written and recorded in 1967 by Van Morrison and produced by Bang Records chief Bert Berns, it was first released in May 1967.
A Tony Hatch composition first recorded by Petula Clark.
Composed and originally performed by Mason Williams with instrumental backing by members of the Wrecking Crew.
By Neal Hefti an American jazz trumpeter, composer, tune writer, and arranger. Best known for the theme music for the Batman tel
Ballad written by Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the tune of the "Londonderry Air".
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
A jazz standard with music by Duke Ellington and lyrics by Bob Russell.
By The Beatles, originally released on the 1966 album Revolver.
Every Breath You Take
Written by Sting, the single was the biggest hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks.
A Christmas song written in 1970 by the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter José Feliciano.
Original song by Curt Sheller.
Fly Me to the Moon
A popular standard song written by Bart Howard in 1954.
Girl From Ipanema
The Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema) is an essential jazz standard that every jazz musician should know.
Happy Birthday is now in the Public Domain.
Made popular by Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas.
Hey, Good Lookin
By Hank Williams as a variation of a song of the same name, similar lyrics, and similar melody written by Cole Porter in 1942.
How High the Moon
A jazz standard with lyrics by Nancy Hamilton and music by Morgan Lewis.
A bossa nova jazz standard composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, loosely based on Frédéric Chopin's Prelude No.4.
I'll Remember April
Published in 1942 and written by Gene de Paul with the lyrics by Patricia Johnston and Don Raye
A traditional Irish jig.
An original jazz blues by Curt Sheller.
Light My Fire
Light My Fire is a song by The Doors which was recorded in August 1966 and released the first week of January 1967.
A Classic Hawai'ian Christmas Song from 1949.
An original song by Curt Sheller from his 2002 Midnight at the Jazz Cafe CD.
Composed by Johnny Mercer (lyrics) and Henry Mancini (music) in 1961.
Title song on Van Morrison's 1970 album Moondance.
My Funny Valentine
A show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms.
The song was introduced by a local quintette at a concert in Andrews' Eagle Ice Cream Saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil in collaboration with the team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
On Green Dolphin Street
Originally entitled "Green Dolphin Street" is a 1947 popular song composed by Bronisław Kaper with lyrics by Ned Washington.
An orginal, bluegrass inspired song by Curt Sheller.
QuickStart Aeolian Play-along Tracks
Aeolian Play-along Tracks from the QuickStart Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar
QuickStart Dorian Play-along Tracks
Dorian play-along tracks from the QuickStart Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar
QuickStart Ionian Play-along Tracks
Ionian Play-along Tracks from the QuickStart Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar
QuickStart Mixolydian Play-along Tracks
Mixolydian Play-along Tracks from the QuickStart Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar
QuickStart Pentatonic Play-along Tracks
Pentatonic Play-along Tracks from the QuickStart Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar
QuickStart Progressions Blues Tracks
QuickStart Blues - Minor Pentatonic Play-along Tracks
Red River Valley
A folk song and cowboy music standard of controversial origins that has gone by different names.
By guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1968. It reached number one on the Billboard Jazz album chart.
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Also known as The College Hornpipe and Jack's the Lad is a traditional hornpipe melody.
Composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.
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The first two measures of this song adorn Miles Davis' tombstone in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Someday My Prince Will Come
From Walt Disney's 1937 animated movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Over the Rainbow (often referred to as "Somewhere Over the Rainbow) is a classic ballad song with music by Harold Arlen.
Stairway to Heaven
From Led Zeppelin IV.
Star Spangled Banner
Also known as So Nice or its original Portuguese title, "Samba de Verão".
Super Mario Bros - Main Theme
Super Mario Bros - Underwater Theme
Super Mario Bros - Underworld Theme
Written by Paul Desmond and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet on their 1959 album Time Out.
Take the A Train
Arguably the most famous of the many compositions to emerge from the collaboration of Ellington and Strayhorn.
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Also known as "Wimoweh", "Wimba Way" or "Awimbawe", is a song written and recorded originally by Solomon Linda.
There Will Never Be Another You
The song was published in 1942, and is one of the most widely known and performed standards of the jazz repertoire.
This Old Man
Three Blind Mice
Walk Don't Run
By Antonio Carlos Jobim. Recorded as an instrumental on Jobim's 1967 album of the same name.
West Coast Blues
A jazz classic by the last jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery.
What What Happens
Written by Michel Jean Legrand (born 24 February 1932) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.
A 1939 popular song composed by Bob Haggart, with lyrics by Johnny Burke.
When Sunny Gets Blue
You Are The Sunshine of My Life
1973 R&B pop single released by Stevie Wonder.
You Send Me
By American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released on September 7, 1957 by Keen Records.
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