Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire

ISBN-10: 0199937397

ISBN-13: 9780199937394

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ted Gioia

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Written by award-winning jazz historian Ted Gioia, this comprehensive guide offers an illuminating look at more than 250 seminal jazz compositions. In this comprehensive and unique survey, here are the songs that sit at the heart of the jazz repertoire, ranging from "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Autumn in New York" to "God Bless the Child," "How High the Moon," and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love." Gioia includes Broadway show tunes written by such greats as George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, and classics by such famed jazz musicians as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, and John Coltrane. The book offers vibrant discussions of each song, packed with information about how the song was written, who recorded it, the song's place in jazz history, and much more. Gioia includes recommendations for more than 2,000 recordings, with a list of suggested tracks for each song. Filled with colorful anecdotes and expert commentary,The Jazz Standardswill appeal to a wide audience, serving as a fascinating introduction for new fans, an invaluable and long-needed handbook for jazz lovers and musicians, and an indispensable reference for students and educators.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
After You've Gone
Ain't Misbehavin'
Airegin
Alfie
All Blues
AH of Me
All of You
All the Things You Are
Alone Together
Angel Eyes
April in Paris
Autumn in New York
Autumn Leaves
Bags' Groove
Basin Street Blues
Beale Street Blues
Bemsha Swing
Billie's Bounce
Blue Bossa
Blue in Green
Blue Monk
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
Bluesette
Body and Soul
But Beautiful
But Not for Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
C Jam Blues
Cantaloupe Island
Caravan
Chelsea Bridge
Cherokee
A Child Is Bom
Come Rain or Come Shine
Come Sunday
Con Alma
Confirmation
Corcovado
Cotton Tail
Darn That Dream
Days of Wine and Roses
Desafmado
Dinah
Django
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
Donna Lee
Don't Blame Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
East of the Sun (and West of the, Moon)
Easy Living
Easy to Love
Embraceable You
Emily
Epistrophy
Everything Happens to Me
Evidence
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Exactly Like You
Falling in Love with Love
Fascinating Rhythm
Fly Me to the Moon
A Foggy Day
Footprints
Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You?
Georgia on My Mind
Ghost of a Chance
Giant Steps
The Girl from Ipanema
God Bless the Child
Gone with the Wind
Good Morning Heartache
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Groovin' High
Have You Met Miss Jones?
Here's That Rainy Day
Honeysuckle Rose
Hot House
How Deep Is the Ocean?
How High the Moon
How Insensitive
How Long Has This Been Going On?
I Can't Get Started
I Can't Give You Anything but Love
I Cover the Waterfront
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
I Fall in Love Too Easily
I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
I Got Rhythm
I Hear a Rhapsody
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
I Love You
I Mean You
I Only Have Eyes for You
I Should Care
I Surrender, Dear
I Thought about You
I Want to Be Happy
If You Could See Me Now
I'll Remember April
I'm in the Mood for Love
Impressions
In a Mellow Tone
In a Sentimental Mood
In Your Own Sweet Way
Indiana
Invitation
It Could Happen to You
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
It Might as Well Be Spring
I've Found a New Baby
The Jitterbug Waltz
Joy Spring
Just Friends
Just One of Those Things
Just You, Just Me
King Porter Stomp
Lady Bird
The Lady Is a Tramp
Lament
Laura
Lester Leaps In
Like Someone in Love
Limehouse Blues
Liza
Lonely Woman
Love for Sale
Lover
Lover, Come Back to Me
Lover Man
Lullaby of Birdland
Lush Life
Mack the Knife
Maiden Voyage
The Man I Love
Manha de Carnaval
Mean to Me
Meditation
Memories of You
Milestones
Misterioso
Misty
Momenf s Notice
Mood Indigo
More Than You Know
Muskrat Ramble
My Favorite Things
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
My Old Flame
My One and Only Love
My Romance
Naima
Nardis
Nature Boy
The Nearness of You
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Night and Day
Night in Tunisia
Night Train
Now's the Time
Nuages
Oh, Lady Be Good!
Old Folks
Oleo
On a Clear Day
On Green Dolphin Street
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Once I Loved
One Note Samba
One o'clock Jump
Ornithology
Our Love Is Here to Stay
Out of Nowhere
Over the Rainbow
Peace
The Peacocks
Pennies from Heaven
Perdido
Poinciana
Polka Dots and Moonbeams
Prelude to a Kiss
Rhythm-a-ning
'Round Midnight
Royal Garden Blues
Ruby, My Dear
St. Louis Blues
St. Thomas
Satin Doll
Scrapple from the Apple
60 Secret Love
The Shadow of Your Smile
Shine
Skylark
Smile
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
So What
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Solar
Solitude
Someday My Prince Will Come
Someone to Watch over Me
Song for My Father
The Song Is You
Sophisticated Lady
Soul Eyes
Speak Low
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Spring Is Here
Star Dust
Star Eyes
Stella by Starlight
Stolen Moments
Stompin' at the Savoy
Stormy Weather
Straight, No Chaser
Struttin' with Some Barbecue
Summertime
Sweet Georgia Brown
'S Wonderful
Take Five
Take the A Train
Tea for Two
Tenderly
There Is No Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
These Foolish Things
They Can't Take That Away from Me
Things Ain't What They Used to Be
Tiger Rag
Time after Time
Tin Roof Blues
The Very Thought of You
Waltz for Debby
Watermelon Man
Wave
The Way You Look Tonight
Well, You Needn't
What Is This Thing Called Love?
What's New?
When the Saints Go Marching In
Whisper Not
Willow Weep for Me
Yardbird Suite
Yesterdays
You Don't Know What Love Is
You Go to My Head
You Stepped Out of a Dream
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Notes
Index
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