Listening List

Are you a lover of hot jazz? Perhaps you're attending camp and want to work on new repertoire. Here is a list of early jazz and pop songs + standard keys, recommended by some of our faculty. Use the following songs to get inspired and prepare for the best possible camp experience! Click on each 🎧 for audio or visual samples.

 

 

 

 

Alexander's Ragtime Band - Bb   🎧

All Of Me - C   🎧

Basin Street Blues - Bb   🎧

Blue Moon - Eb   🎧

Bourbon Street Parade - F or Ab   🎧

Bye Bye Blackbird - F   🎧

China boy - F   🎧

Dinah - F or Ab   🎧

Dippermouth Blues - Bb   🎧

Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans - C   🎧

Everybody Loves My Baby - Dm   🎧

Georgia On My Mind - F   🎧

Honeysuckle Rose - F   🎧

I Can't Give You Anything But Love - F   🎧

I Got Rhythm - Bb   🎧

I'll See You In My Dreams - F   🎧

I’m Confessin’ That I Love You - Ab   🎧

In A Mellow Tone - Ab   🎧

In A Sentimental Mood - F   🎧

It Don't Mean A Thing - Gm   🎧

Just A Closer Walk With Thee - Bb   🎧

Limehouse Blues - Ab   🎧

Moonglow - Bb   🎧

Muskrat Ramble - Ab or Bb   🎧

On the Sunny Side of the Street - C   🎧

Over The Rainbow - Bb   🎧

Singin The Blues - Eb   🎧

St James Infirmary - Dm   🎧

St Louis Blues - F or G   🎧

Sweet Georgia Brown - Ab   🎧

Take the "A" Train - C   🎧

That’s A-Plenty - Dm   🎧

Tiger Rag - Bb   🎧

Up A Lazy River - F   🎧

When I Grow Too Old To Dream - F   🎧

When the Saints Go Marching In - F   🎧

When You're Smiling - Bb   🎧

Already know these songs? Try practicing them in multiple keys and at different tempos! Is there a verse? Learn the lyrics and serenade your shower curtain.   

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