Centerpiece Jazz Song List


After You’ve Gone - Bb (Slow Swing)

All Blues – G (Jazz Waltz)

All Of Me - C (Fast Swing)

All The Things You Are – Ab (Med Swing)

Almost Like Being in Love – G (Med Swing)

And I Love Her – D (Latin; 1st chord Em)

Angel Eyes – Cm (Slow Blues)

Autumn Leaves - Em (Fast Swing)

Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen - Am (Fast Swing)

Besame Mucho – Dm (Latin)

Black Orpheus - Am (Bossa)

Black Magic Woman – Dm (Bossa)

Blue Bossa – Cm (may play as Samba or Fast Latin)

Blue Monk – Bb (Slow Blues)

Bluesette – Bb (Jazz Waltz)


Island – Fm (Funk)

Centerpiece – Bb (Slow Blues Swing)

Chez Fernand - Dm (Latin)

Chitlins Con Carne – Cm (Latin/funk-rock feel)

Do It Again – Gm (Steely Dan – Latin feel)

Don't Get Around Much – C (Med Swing)

Doxy – Bb (Slow/Med Swing)

Evil Ways – Gm (Bossa)

Flamenco Sketches – C (Rubato – Modal C-Ab7-Bb-D7b9-Gm)

Fly Me To The Moon - C (Med Swing)

Freddie Freeloader – Bb (Med Blues)

Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You - Eb (Slow Blues)

Girl From Ipanema – F (Bossa Nova)

Green Dolphin Stret – C (Latin/Swing)

Here's That Rainy Day – G (or F; Bossa)

Hey Good Lookin’ - G (Med Swing)`

Honeysuckle Rose – F (or C; Med Swing)

How High The Moon - G (Med Swing)

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love – G (Med Swing)

I Get A Kick Out Of You - C (Med Swing)

I Got Rhythm – Bb (Fast Swing)

I Wish You Love - Eb (Med Swing)

I'm Confessin’ That I Love – G (Slow Bluesy Swing)

I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write – Bb (Med Swing)

In A Mellow Tone – Ab (Med Swing)

You is or is You Ain’t – Cm (Slow Blues)

It Might as Well Be Spring - G (Ballad)

It's Only A Paper Moon – C (Med Swing)

Java Jive – F (Slow Blues)

Jeepers Creepers – G (Med Swing)

Just One of Those Things – Eb (Med Swing)

Killer Joe – C (Med)

La Paloma – G (Latin)

Lullybye Of Birdland – Ab (Med Swing)

Mack The Knife – G up to C (Med Swing)

Makin Whoopee – Bb (Slow Blues)

Mercy Mercy Mercy – Bb (Funk Blues)

Minnie the Moocher – Em (Slow)

Minor Swing - Am (Dm; Med Swing )

Misty – Eb (Ballad)

Mood Indigo – Eb (Slow Bluesy Swing)

Moon Dance – Am (Med Swing)

Moonglow – F (1st chord Bb; Slow Swing)

Moon River – C (Ballad/Jazz Waltz)

More Than You Know – Bb (Slow Swing)

(The) Music Goes Round and Round – Bb (Med Swing)

My Favorite Things – Em (Dm; Jazz Waltz)

My Funny Valentine – Cm (Ballad)

Nature Boy – Dm (Ballad)

Night And Day – Eb (1st chord Fm7b5; Bossa)

Norwegian Wood – D (Beatles; Jazz Waltz)

Oh Look At Me Now – C (Med Swing)

Oh Lady Be Good – G (Med Swing)

On A Slow Boat To China – G (Med Swing)

One Note Samba – Bb (1st chord Dm)

Out of Nowhere – G (Med Swing)`

Oye Como Va – Am (Latin)

Pennies From Heaven – G (Med Swing)

Playin in the Yard – G (Jazz-Rock)

Quiet Nights (Corcovado) – C (Bossa)

Rt 66 – G (Med Blues)

Samba de Orpheu - C

Satin Doll – G (C; Med Swing)

Serenade in Sweets – Bb (Shorty tune)

So Nice/Summer Samba – F

So What – C (1st chords Em/Dm; Med Jazz)

Softly As in a Morning Sunrise – Cm (Med UP Swing)

Soft Winds – Bb (similar to Freddie)

Song For My Father – Fm (Bossa)

St Thomas – C (Samba)

Straighten Up and Fly Right – G (Rhythm Changes)

Summertime – Dm (Med Swing)

Sunny Side Of Street – Bb (Med Swing)

Sway – Dm (Latin)

Sweet Ga. Brown – F (Med Swing)

Sweet Sue – G (Med Swing)

Take Five – Ebm

Take the “A” Train – C (Med Swing)

Tenor Madness – Bb (Fast Swing)

Tequila – F (Jazz Rock)

They Can’t Take That Away from me – Eb (Med Swing)

Watermelon Man – F (Funk)

Watch What Happens – Eb (Bossa)

What A Wonderful World – F (Ballad)

When You’re Smiling – G (Med Swing)

When I Fall In Love – Db (Ballad)

Yes Sir that’s My Baby – C (Med Swing)

You Don’t know What Love is – Fm (Ballad)




At The Station – G (Bossa Nova)

Cupid’s Goin Crazy – G (Rhythm Changes – Med Swing)

Dave's Blues/The Grind - Cm (Bossa Blues)

Italian Restaurant – Am (Slow Swing)

Rag’s Blues – Gm (Fast Swing)

Samba de Isla – C6/9 (Samba)

Sinceramente – G (1st chord Am – Bossa)

Sofrito – G (Django Fast Swing)

Song For Alice – Dm (Jazz Waltz)

When Swing Was King – Cm (Slow Swing)