A Selected List of Standard Jazz Tunes for Memorization – Ohio University Jazz 2016

Swing
All the Things You Are
All of Me
Alone Together
Autumn Leaves
But Not for Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cottontail
Days of Wine & Roses
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Doxy
Fly Me to the Moon
Foggy Day
Four
Have You Met Ms. Jones
How High the Moon
I Got Rhythm
If I Should Lose You
If I Were a Bell
In a Mellow Tone
Just Friends
Night & Day
Oleo
Pennies from Heaven
Perdido
Satin Doll
So What
Softly As a Morning Sunrise
Solar
Star Eyes
Stella by Starlight
Summertime
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take the A Train
There is No Greater Love
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
There Will Never Be Another You
Well You Needn’t
What is This Thing Called Love

3/4 or 6/8
Alice in Wonderland
Footprints
My Favorite Things
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Up Jumped Spring

5/4
Take Five

Latin
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Caravan
Ceora
Corcovado
Girl from Ipanema
Green Dolphin Street
Little Sunflower
Maiden Voyage
Night in Tunisia
Recordame
Wave

Funk
Chameleon
Mercy Mercy Mercy
Watermelon Man

Ballad
Body & Soul
Georgia on My Mind
In a Sentimental Mood
Misty
My Funny Valentine
Polka Dots & Moonbeams
Round Midnight
Skylark

Blues
All Blues
Au Privave
Bessie’s Blues
Blue Monk
Blue Trane
Equinox
Freddie the Freeloader
Now’s the Time
Sandu
Tenor Madness
Walkin’

More Advanced
Blues for Alice
Cherokee
Donna Lee
Giant Steps

Also see the post, Bruce Forman’s 10 Essential Jazz Standards for more repertoire suggestions.

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