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Jazz Standards

Level 1 (simple melody, slow Tempo, usually no change of key)  Level 2  Level 3   Level 4   Level 5

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, mostly simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, some change of key)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, often difficult chords)

Level 5 (Advanced. Fast and complicated)

Classic Latin

Level 1 (simple melody, slow Tempo, usually no change of key)

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, mostly simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, usually ambitious change of key)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult chords)

Latin Jazz

Level 1 (simple melody, slow Tempo, normally no change of key)  Level 4   Level 5

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, usually simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, some chord changes)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult chords)

Level 5 (Advanced. Fast and complicated)

Originally originals

Easy Blues

Advanced Blues

Soul Standards / Motown

Level 2 (easy melody, usually simple change of key) Exact, detailled notations of melody and all instruments

All Soul Standards are available as songbook with detailed notation

Chain Of Fools  by Aretha Franklin
Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin
Signed Sealed Delivered by Stevie Wonder
I Heard It Through The Grapevine as played by Marvin Gaye
Son Of A Preacherman as played by Dusty Springfield
Think by Aretha Franklin
I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You by Aretha Franklin
Superstition by Stevie Wonder
 I Wish by Stevie Wonder
Me And Bobby McGee as played by Janis Joplin
All In Love Is Fair by Stevie Wonder
Respect as played by Aretha Franklin

 

Funky Pop

Level 1 (simple melody, slow Tempo, normally no change of key)

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, usually simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, ambitious change of key)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult chords)

Funky Jazz

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, often simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, some chord changes)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult chords)

Fusion Jazz

Level 2 (easy melody, slow tempo, usually simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, normally ambitious change of key)

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult chords)

Level 5 (Advanced. Fast and complicated)

Rock

Selected Songs, great to improvise.

Level 1 (simple melody, slow Tempo, usually no change of key)

Level 2 (simple change of key)

Level 3 ( Medium melody, moderate Tempo, some chord changes)

 

Level 4 (demanding melody, medium up tempo, difficult form)

Spiritual / Gospel / Christmas

Level 2 (simple change of key)  Christmas songs

 

 

All songs in an alphabetical order

A Foggy Day by George Gershwin (Easy but essential)
A Felicidade  by Jobim (Tempo 146) Beautiful but complex Bossa Nova
African Flower   by Duke Ellington. Easy to play, a joy to listen
Afro Blue by M. Santamaria / John Coltrane. Tempo 148)
Agua De Beber by Jobim (Tempo 165) Fresh Latin Jazz in the manner of Michel Camilo
A Good Fool Is Hard To Find  by B.B. King (Tempo 135) Native Blues Rock with some surprises
A night in Tunesia (Trio version)  by Dizzy Gillespie (Tempo 188, Solos without Piano. Discover the free improvisation)
A night in Tunesia  by Dizzy Gillespie (with Big Band accompaniment. Modern Jazz. Tempo 148) 
Aint misbehaving (Cool Jazz Ballade. Play along a classy Jazz Quartett)
Ain't misbehaving (With Big Band accompaniment. Learn to improvise melodic. Tempo 87)
Ain't No Sunshine   by Bill Withers. Comes with detailled notations of a famous saxophone interpretation
Alice’s Restaurant (bluesy Traditional, simple, Tempo 100)
All Along The Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix. (Tempo 114. Ecstatic Groove to play by ear. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
All Blues  by Miles Davis (Minor- Blues, 6/8. Tempo 120) 
All In Love Is Fair by Stevie Wonder. Soul- Jazz- Ballade, Jazz Standard
All of me  by Simmons and Marks (beautiful melody with quarter triplets. Tempo 113)
All of me (fast) by Simmons and Marks (simple, but beautiful melody, Tempo 185)
All of me (Bigband Version)  Great arrangement, Duke style.This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
All the things you are (slow) (Jazz chords, well known melody. Tempo 152)
All the things you are (fast)  by Hammerstein / Kern (Tempo 205. Speed up! )
Alone Together  as played by Miles Davis (Modern Jazz Groove
Alone Together (Salsa Version)   Modern Interpretation by a Salsa Band. Very hot !!!
Along Came Betty by Benny Golson /Tempo 116) As played by Miles Davis
Always with you, always with me by Joe Satriani (¾ Rock, Tempo 74)
Always with you, always with me by Joe Satriani (¾ Jazz Ballade. Interpretation of Pat Metheny)
Amazing Grace  Amazing Spiritual
Amazon by Stefan Hugi. Modal groove, improvisation over long arrangement.
Ana Maria by Wayne Shorter (Unusual chords. Modern Jazz) 
Another Star   by Stevie Wonder (original key F minor) Interesting song, also as instrumental
Another Star   by Stevie Wonder (key G minor)
Angel eyes by Dennis and Brents (beautiful melody with Blue Notes. Tempo 88)
April in Paris by Vernon Duke (Start playing Bebop)
April In Paris  (Bigband Version) by Vernon Duke. Arrangement by Sammy Nestico. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Aquarela (Evergreen, good start to get used to latin rhythms) Great song, when played as good as here.
Armageddon   by Wayne Shorter. Complexe chords, anyway easy to play. Enter the world of Jazz
A Salty Dog   by Procol Harum. Beautiful Symphonic Rock Ballade Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
As time goes bye  by Herman Hopfeld (slow and simple. Tempo 90)
Atom Heart Mother   by Pink Floyd. The starting cow of Symphonic Rock. Suite in 6 parts Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Au Privave  by Charlie Parker (Bebop classic in Tempo 200) 
Autumn in New York by Vernon Duke (slow, simple and beautiful)  Cool background brass
Autumn leaves (Latin Version) by Johnny Mercer (Start to improvise) Tempo 156
Autumn leaves (Jazz Version) by Johnny Mercer (Well known melody. Start to improvise, play it by ear. Tempo 123)
Autumn Leaves. (Bebop / Postbop Version in Bb)   Also as Songbook "key training". With many notations in all keys
Away In A Manger Christmas at Cantaloupe Island
A Whiter Shade Of Pale   by Procol Harum. Wonderful Symphonic Rock Ballade Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Bags groove  (Jazz Blues. Tempo 124) 
Basin Street Blues by Spencer Williams (not a Blues, very old Jazz Standard) This time as shuffle
Bb Blues Rock Blues, great Guitar 
Beautiful Love by Victor Young. Beautiful Jazz Ballade
Before Dawn by Stefan Hugi (6/8, Afro Cuban Jazz Rock) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Be Happy   by Mahavishnu Orchestra. Fusion Jazz (7/4 Tempo 122, feels like 244.This 7/4 Rhythm becomes second nature of you. With detailed notations
Begin the beguine
Besame mucho
Bessie’s Blues by John Coltrane (easy Jazz Blues. Tempo 117)
Better Days Ahead   by Pat Metheny (23 bars chorus, many Chords. Tempo 180. Sounds easier as it is. Brain power and feeling power has to accept compromise. With detailed notations
Bewitched by Rogers / Hart. A simple approach to learn complexe Jazz harmonies
Big Time by Miles Davis (Rock, Tempo 90)
Billies bounce (Jazz Classic, not difficult. Tempo 156) 
Birdland  by Weather Report (no version for bass)
Birk's Works by Dizzy Gillespie (The birth of the Groove)
Birth of the Blues by Ray Henderson (no Blues form. Tempo 108)
Black magic woman by Carlos Santana
Black Orpheus (soft) by Louis Bonfi (slow and soft) (Tempo 106) Orfeo negro soft and smooth
Black Orpheus  (Evergreen, very good start to improvisation. Tempo 123)
Blue Bossa (fast)  by Kenny Dorham (Tempo 158)
Blue Bossa (slow) by Kenny Dorham (Tempo 101) 
Blue In Green  by Miles Davis (Ballade, Improvisation not so easy. Tempo 82) 
Blue In Green (Version of Bill Evans)   by Miles Davis (Tempo 72) wonderful ballade in the manner of a master of piano. (No version available for pianists)
Blue Monk  by Th. Monk (Blues, Tempo 98) 
Blue Moon by Rodgers / Hart. (Tempo 107) Song from 1933, now a Jazz Standard.
Blue train by John Coltrane (Improvise straight ahead. Tempo 145) 
Blues for Alice by Charlie Parker (Jazz- Blues with chord variations. Tempo 180) 
Blues jam  (Jazz Blues one in F major, one in Bb major, Tempo 180) 
Bluesette by Toots Thielemans. (Tempo 125) Very modern, but melodic interpretation. That simplifies improvisation. (No version available for pianists)
Bluesette  by Toots Thielemans (Jazz Standard as hot Salsa. Many chord changes, but very melodic. Tempo 211)
Body and soul (beautiful Ballade. Tempo 82) 
Bolivia by Freddie Hubbard (Tempo 121)
Boogie Down by Al Jarreau (Tempo 108) Stomp Funk. This great song is suitable for instrumentals. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Boplicity by Charlie Parker (Bebop classic. Tempo 190) 
Brain Damage / Eclipse  by Pink Floyd. Title song of the legendary album "Dark Side of the Moon". All songs of the album as songbook with notations available
Bud Powell  by Chick Corea (Tempo 176) Interesting chorus. Piano accompaniment exactly in the style of Chick Corea with Gary Burton
Bye bye blackbird (simple, and brilliant, Tempo 181)
Cantaloupe Island   by Herbie Hancock. Steady Groove. The Challenge is to find the right style. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Can’t Stop Loving You   by Ray Charles (Just Play without thinking)
Captain Marvel  by Chick Coreal (tempo 207) Modern Latin Jazz. Almost abstract, but anyway very melodious. With detailed notations
Caravan by Duke Ellington (Jazz version, modern interpretation, tempo 195)
Caravan  by Duke Ellington (Hot Jazz Rock groove with percussion)
Catwalk by Chick Corea (Relaxed Jazz- Rock Groove. A lot of parts to practise, but also free space for improvisation. With detailed notations
Cause And Effect Blues by Stefan Hugi (changes from 12/8 Blues to 4 to 3 Afro- Groove)
Chain Of Fools  by Aretha Franklin. Well known Soul Standard, easy to play
Chameleon by Herbie Hancock (Tempo 101). This inspiring drum helps to play interesting solos Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Child In Time   by Deep Purple (Tempo 62 up to 172. Epic work invites to experiments and endless solos. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith (Tempo 128) Rock Blues with magistral Hammond organ
Chatanoogoo choo choo (well known melody. Tempo 121)
Chega de saudade  by Jobim (Syncopes, syncopes. Tempo 148)
Cherokee in Bb (original) by Ray Noble (Tempo 200, easy to play
Cherry pink (Evergreen)
Chip Blue (Long meter Blues. Tempo 136)
City Gate / Rumble by Chick Corea ( Tempo 133. Theme demanding, Solos easy. Super Fusion Drums) With detailed notations
Come All Ye Faithfull  Christian Jazz Rock
Come Rain Or Come Shine by Mercer / Arlen (One note Swing, a must for everybody)
Come sunday by Duke Ellington (Ballade. Tempo 75) 
Con Alma by Dizzy Gillespie (Classic. Tempo 125) 
Conquistator by Procol Harum. Symphonic Rock
Corcovado by Jobim
Corner Pocket  by Freddy Green. Bigband Version. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Countdown  by John Coltrane (fast and heavy improvisation. Tempo 195)
Criss cross by Th. Monk (Tempo 148, playable) 
Crosstown Traffic (by Jimi Hendrix (Tempo 118. Structured song, easy chords) Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Cry Me a River Musical world heritage. Once again in its original shape
Crystal Silence by Chick Corea (Tempo 70. Beuatiful Ballade, Cords are complex, but you can play by ear anywhy. With detailed notation
Dark Night by Stefan Hugi (romantic Ballade, great start to improvise) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Days Of Wine And Roses by Mancini (Good old times)
Dazed And Confused   by Led Zeppelin. Rock suite, lot of space for experiments. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Dear Old Stockholm by Varmeland (not difficult, but unusual)
Decoy by Miles Davis (Rock improvisation in a Jazz band,  Tempo 141)
Desafinado (fast)  by Jobim (with Swing part. Tempo 167)
Desafinado (slow and soft) by Jobim (Tempo 120)
Dolphin Dance by Herbie Hancock. Open the door to contemporary Jazz
Do nothing till you hear from me (Duke Ellington) Classic, Evergreen
Don't Get Around Much Anymore by Duke Ellington (Tempo 107) With Bigband accompaniment
Doxy by Sonny Rollins (Everyone has to learn it. It's fun, too)
Driftin' by Herbie Hancock (Tempo 133) Cool modern Bebop with magisterial piano accompaniment
Easy Living Old School Jazz Ballade
Eighty One by Miles Davis / Ron Carter (Modern Jazz, but very melodic)
Eye Of The Beholder   by Chick Corea. Salsa - Fusion. Theme not as difficult. Solos in Salsa- Groove. Hot! With detailed notations
Emily by Johnny Mercer/ Bill Evans (beautiful Jazz Waltz, complexe Piano groove, Tempo 137)
Europa  Ballade by Carlos Santana
Equinox by John Coltrane (Minor Blues. Tempo 115 )
Escucho .(Tempo 120) Fusion at its best, melodious, with free space to imrovise. With detailed notations
ESP by Miles Davis (fast, but playable. Tempo 184)
Evil Ways  by Carlos Santana (Album "Santana")
Favela by A.C. Jobim. (Tempo 118) Trance- Latine- Blues. Fingerpicking Guitar, Jazz Drums. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
F minor Blues (Minor Blues) 
500 Miles High   by Chick Corea (Tempo 216. Modern Latin Jazz, very challenging) With detailed notations
Fly Me To The Moon (Melodic accompaniment, Tempo 124)
Footprints by Wayne Shorter.(Minor Blues, 2 different versions: Original as played by Wayne Shorter and groovy 4/4 version) 
Forest Flower by Charles Lloyd (Flower Power Jazz - Rock - Latin)
Four (slow)  Tempo 140 by Miles Davis
Four (fast)   (Tempo194)
Foxey Lady   by Jimi Hendrix. Legendary guitar riff, starting point for solos and new things. Comes with a version without the riff. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Freckle Face   Count Basie Bigband. Massive arrangement by Sammy Nestico. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement. CD "I’m a Yellow Bone"
Freedom Jazz dance by Eddie Harris (Jazz Funk, heavy theme, easy improvisation. Tempo 188)
Funky Town (Hip Hop Funk, Groove to improvise. Tempo 90)
Gamblers Blues by B.B. King
Garden party  by Mezzaforte. Happy Jazz Rock. With notations of the whole arrangement. Good for improvisation, too (Tempo 104) 
Georgia by Hoagy Charmichael. Everybody knows it. Everyboda loves it.
Get off my back by B.B. King (Funky Blues)
Giant Steps  by John Coltrane (Theme is easy, but then....Tempo 190) 
Girl from Epanema  by Jobim (Evergreen. Tempo 131) 
Good Bait  (Rhythm Changes. Tempo 118) Can be ordered as Songbook "key training". With many notations of themes and solos in all keys, too
Good bye Porkpie hat by Charles Mingus (Blues- Ballade, interesting chords. Tempo 75) 
Good Times Bad Times   by Led Zeppelin. Wicked guitar licks and drum grooves. Invite to soloing. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Grantchester Meadows by Pink Floyd
Grey Monday by Stefan Hugi (Funky Jazz Rock Suite) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Groove Yard by Carl Perkins (Tempo 105) Floating and relaxed version of the well-known classic
Groovin' High by Dizzy Gillespie. Here Jazz starts again. Here music starts again. Here not as fast.
Have A Nice Day  by Sammy Nestico. Swing, Bigband accompaniment. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Have Yourself a Merry Christmas Christmas with Jazz Feeling and Afro Beat
Hay Burner   by Sammy Nestico (Tempo 132) Groovy Bigband. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Hey You by Pink Floyd. Take off and fly away
Hoochie Coochie Man by Muddy Waters (Rock Blues) 
House of Jade by Wayne Shorter (slow Swing. Tempo 92 )
How high the moon (fast) by Morgan Lewis (speed up to Tempo 156) 
How high the Moon, slow  (easy version. Tempo 113)
How Insensitive by Jobim (very sensitive, slow, a few chord changes. Tempo 102)
How My Heart Sings by Bill Evans. Jazz Waltz, B part in 4/4. Very melodic hard nut.
I'm beginning to see the light  ( easy melody with Big Band accompaniment. Tempo 124)
I Can't Get Started by Vernon / Duke. Great American Song (book)
Icarus by Ralph Towner. Good start in the modal world
I Could Write a Book by Rodgers / Hart. More from the Great American Songbook
I Could Write a Book  as played by Miles Davis  (Tempo 123) Swinging Bebop, masterly Piano accompaniment
I got rhythm (The first Rhythm Change. Tempo 151)  Can be ordered as Songbook "key training". With many notations of themes and solos in all keys , too
I Heard It Through The Grapevine as played by Marvin Gaye. Soul standard
I Love You by Cole Porter. Classic Swing and Classic Bossa
I remember Clifford  by Benny Golson (Ballade, Tempo 82)
Ironman  (Tempo 96, inspiring groove, theme demanding, a lot of free space for improvisation) With detailed notations
I'm Beginning To See The Light by Duke (Tempo 126) Swing Swing Swing
I’m Beginning To See The Light Bigband Version (Tempo 132) Bigband Version by Count Basie. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Impressions by John Coltrane (Modal, improvise freely. Tempo 192) 
In a mellow tone by Duke Ellington. (a lot of II / V / I. Everybody has to study that. Tempo 117) 
In a mellow tone (Bigband Version). Arrangement by Sammy Nestico. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
In a Sentimental Mood by Duke Elliongton. Sounds very easy, but there is a lot to learn for all musicians
I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You by Aretha Franklin. Wonderful Soul Ballade
Invitation by Caper / Washington (Jazz classic as Latin- Fusion. Tempo 187)
Iron man (Good groove to improvise. Tempo 192) 
Isotope  by Joe Henderson (abstract, Tempo 167)
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear Midnight Swing for christmas
It don’t mean a thing by Duke Ellington (easy, but great)
It's Only a Papermoon by Harold Arlen. Well known and easy
 I Wish by Stevie Wonder. Soul Funk
James by Pat Metheny (Melodic Jazz Rock. Tempo 144)
Jesus Is Alright With Me Gospel Rock
Jingo by Carlos Santana (Great Rhythm. Tempo 121)
Joshua  (as played by Miles Davis) (Tempo 220) Demanding chorus structure, improvisation to simple chords
Just A Closer Walk With Thee   Christian Rhythm Blues
Just Friends  by Lewis/Klenner, as played by Sonny Rollins (Tempo 186) Straight ahead Swing
Kashmir   by Led Zeppelin
Kicker by Chick Corea. Fusion
Killer Joe by Benny Golson (improvise freely, Tempo 125)
La Fiesta  by Chick Corea (6/8, Tempo 208, Spanish Jazz. Excessive arrangement, solos not too difficult. With detailed notations
Lady Bird by Tadd Dameron (this bird is not yet lazy, like a swinging bird)
Lazy Bird by John Coltrane (The bird is lazy, the musician should study hard)
Lakes by Pat Metheny (Great. Tempo 143)
Lightyear  by Chick Corea. (Tempo 102, Pop Funk. Relaxed rhythmically groove. With detailed notations
Liliana by Stefan Hugi (happy lovesong, easy improvisation) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Little sunflower by Freddie Hubbard (Jazz Rock. Tempo 92)
Look To The Sky by A. C. Jobim. Latin Standard, Jazz Standard as well. Not so difficult.
Lucky Southern by Keith Jarrett. Here in a happy Samba Style. I hope Keith forgives me.
Love East   by Stefan Hugi (lyric Jazz Reggae) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Love Walked In by George Gershwin. In the beginning a rubato ballade, then a smooth swing. Another timeless gift from the great master. No version for piano players)
Lucifer Sam by Pink Floyd. Weird Blues
Lullaby of birdland by George Shearing (Tempo 134) 
Mack the knife by Kurt Weill (Swing version, simple. Tempo 125)
Maiden voyage (Latin) by Herbie Hancock (Bossa version. Tempo 132)
Manteca  by Dizzy Gillespie (Salsa version. Tempo 177) 
Maria, Maria by Santana
Mas que nada (Salsa. Tempo 174)
Me And Bobby McGee as played by Janis Joplin. Very exact notations of the melody
Meditation by Jobim (Tempo 138)
Memories of Tomorrow by Keith Jarrett. From the "Köln Konzert". Here as Latin Jazz Tune
Mercy Mercy Mercy    by Joe Zawinul (Tempo 88) This song is beyond all styles. To improvise to this song means to practise ones feelings. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
The Midnight Sun  by Lionel Hampton (typical Bebop, but not fast, Tempo 90)
Milestones  by Miles Davis (Tempo 180)
Misty  by Errol Garner (Ballade, Tempo 68)
Moaning   by Bobby Timmons, as played by Art Blakey (Rhythm and Blues, Tempo 138)
Money   by Pink Floyd. Nice 7/4. Good start to improvise. All songs of the album "Dark Side of the Moon" as songbook with notations available
Mood indigo by Duke Ellington (Tempo 100)
Moonlight in Vermont by Karl Suessdorf (Ballade, Tempo 84)
Moonlight Serenade by Glen Miller. In this version for Jazz Quartett a beautiful song (Tempo 83)
Mr. PC, fast  by John Coltrane (Minor Blues, speed up to Tempo 210)
Mr. PC, slow by John Coltrane (Minor Blues, good to improvise. Tempo 120)
My favorite things  by Richard Rodgers (With this waltz John Coltrane became famous. Tempo 170)
My funny Valentine  by Rodgers / Hart (Ballade, not so easy, Tempo 91)
My one and only love ,Bb major (12/8 groove. This key is better and easier for Tenor saxophone)
My one and only love. Original  (Ballade. Best start to the world of ballades. Tempo 80)
Naima by John Coltrane (Ballade, shows the way to the future) Comes with Chinwe   Shows an easy way to improvise over complex chords
Nardis by Miles Davis (Improvisation is easier as you may think. Tempo 141) 
Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin. Wonderful Soul classic. Easier than it sounds
Nature Boy  By Eden Ahbez, also played by Nat King Cole (Jazz Ballade as cool Latin, Tempo 135)
Nefertiti  by Wayne Shorter (Tempo 88) Dreamy Jazz- Funk. Great piano accompaniment leads to Shorters improvisation- paths. (No version for piano players available)
Nicas dream  by Horace Silver (Simply, Latin changes with Swing. Tempo 175)
Night and day  by Cole Porter (Bossa, Tempo 152) 
Nobody Knows The Troubles I've Seen  Swing version
Now’s the time by Charlie Parker (simple Jazz Blues, Tempo 127) 
Nutville  by Horace Silver (Tempo 105 double time) Straight ahead Latin Jazz. Fast, but not as difficult.
Oleo  by Sonny Rollins (Rhythm Changes, Tempo 137) Also available as Songbook "key training". With many notations of themes and solos in all keys
on Green Dolphin street (slow)  (simple) by Kaper / Washington (slow version. Tempo 122)
on Green Dolphin street by Kaper / Washington (changes from Latin to Swing. Tempo 191)
One Bourbon, one Scotch, one Beer by  John Lee Hooker  Piano version
One For Helen  by Bill Evans (Tempo 218, half time Latin Groove)
One note Samba  (Very good exercise to play Latin chords. Tempo 163)
On The Sunny Side Of The Street   by Jimmy McHugh. Bigband accompaniment in the style of Count Basie. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly by Chick Corea. Sounds like Pop, but it is modal Jazz
Ornithology by Charly Parker (heavy tune, but in this version not so fast.Tempo 145) 
Palladium by Weather Report (Tempo 114). Steady Groove, busy Pastorius Bass. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Pensativa by Claire Fisher (jazzy Bossa. Tempo 149)
Perdido by Juan Tizol, as played by Duke Ellington (Tempo 136)
Poinciana by Bernier / Simon (Latin with modern chords. Tempo 129) 
(The) Preacher by Horace Silver (Sounds like Traditional, but it is a true and a very nice Jazz song.Tempo 126)
(A) Present by Stefan Hugi (romantic Jazz Waltz) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Recado Bossa Nova by Djamla Ferreira
Recorda Me by Joe Henderson. (Latin Jazz - more Jazz than Latin)
Reincarnation of a lovebird by Charly Mingus (heavy theme, easy improvisation, smart chords. Tempo 140)
Relationship by Stefan Hugi (Jazz Suite, from Orient to Occident) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Resolution  by John Coltrane (Tempo 165) Modal firework,  Piano in the style of McCoy Tyner. Close encounter of Jazz with psychedelic.
Respect as played by Aretha Franklin. Soul standard
Romantic Warrior    by Chick Corea. Beyond style, time and space) With detailed notations
Round midnight by Th. Monk (Ballade, not as difficult. Tempo 67) 
Round Midnight (G minor)  Not as difficult, key with 2 flats)
Route 66  (typical Jazz Blues, Tempo 156) 
Salome by Stefan Hugi (lyric, melodic Jazz - Rock) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Samba Pa Ti by Carlos Santana (Tempo 85)
Samba de Sausalito   by Carlos Santana
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town   Soul Rock not only for christmas
Satin Doll by Duke Ellington (Tempo 117)
Scrapple From The Apple by Charlie Parker. Timeless Bebop
Shiny Stockings (Bb minor, like Realbook)  by Frank Foster. Modern played Bebop Version of an old Swing tune.
Shiny Stockings G minor)  by Frank Foster. Modern played Bebop Version of an old Swing tune,  easy to play key, not too high for singer
Shiny Stockings (Salsa Version)  by Frank Foster. Very surprising Salsa Version of an old Swing tune.
Shiny Stockings ( G minor, Salsa Version) 
Sidewalk  by Chick Corea. (Tempo 95) Psychedelic Jazz Rock. Basic but fine. With detailed notations
Signed Sealed Delivered by Stevie Wonder. Soul Standard
Smells like teen spirit by Nirvana. (Simple but great)
Soft As A Velvet  by Count Basie Bigband. Very slow Ballade, gentle Bigband accompaniment. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Someday My Prince Will Come  by Frank Churchill, as played by Bill Evans (Jazz Waltz, Tempo 195)
Someone To Watch Over Me by George Gershwin
Son Of A Preacherman as played by Dusty Springfield. Proove that you are ready for Soul and Funk
Soon  by George Gershwin (Tempo 65, double time feeling). Groovy Ballade, double time Swing improvisation. One of many mothers of Jazz written by the Grand Master.
Softly As In a Morning Sunrise from The Great American Songbook
So What, Post Bop  by Miles Davis (Tempo 185) Modal Jazz, very powerful. Piano in the style of McCoy Tyner
So what, funky by Miles Davis (Cool halftime Acid Jazz. Tempo 94) 
So what, Swing   by Miles Davis (Tempo 193)
Solar by Miles Davis. Start to Modern Jazz (Eb key, nice for saxophone, Tempo 196)
Song for my father  by Horace Silver (Bossa. Tempo 124) 
Soul Chicken by Jaco Pastorius (Blues- like. Tempo 102)
Sophisticated lady  by Duke Ellington (Ballade, Tempo 66, not as difficult as it sounds)
Spain by Chick Corea (Tempo 125. Modern Latin Jazz. Heavy but so beautiful. With detailed notation
Speak Like A Child  by Herbie Hancock (Tempo 125) Very complex, melancholic- abstract mood. There is a lot of power and fire in this masterful interpretation
Speak Low by Kurt Weill (easy melody, Tempo 145)
Speed King   by Deep Purple. All hell is let loose. This great drumming misleads you to solo orgies. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Stairway to heaven by Led Zeppelin. (Beautiful Rock Ballade with Power ending)
Steamroller Blues  by James Tylor (Tempo 106)
Stella By Starlight  by Victor Young, as played by Miles Davis  (Tempo 203) The Bebop showpiece.
Straight No Chaser by Th. Monk. Einfach (genial) Absolute Pflicht
Suite Marrais by Stefan Hugi (Latin- inspired suite in three parts) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Summertime   by George Gershwin (Tempo 123) Wonderful and easy to play. The brilliant Mambo Drums refreshes the old evergreen
Stolen Moments by Oliver Nelson (Tempo 117) 
Superstition by Stevie Wonder. Soul Funk
Sweet Georgia Brown  (Tempo 198) Inventive Bigband Version. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Take five  by Paul Desmond. (Dave Bruebeck’s Hit. Tempo 145)
Take the A train (easy version) by Duke Ellington (Smart arrangement. Tempo 119)
Take The A Train (fast) by Duke Ellington. Cool Bebop Version, Tempo 210)
Tenor madness  by Sonny Rollins (Jazz- Blues, Tempo 123) 
The song is you (easy, but Tempo 191)
The Queen Bee Count Basie Bigband. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement. CD "Bigband Jam"
The Heat’s On   Count Basie Bigband. Powerswing, Bigband accompaniment. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
The Wind Machine  (Tempo 254) Count Basie Bigband. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
They Can't Take That Away From You  by George Gershwin. Timeless classic in an interpretation in the manner of Keith Jarrett. Great. (No version for pianists available)
The Nearness Of You by Hoagy Carmichael. Simply (but) brilliant
Think by Aretha Franklin. Better than a rhythm exercise
Told You So  by Bill Holman. Fat Bigband tune. Can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Triste by Jobim (Bossa. Tempo 145)
Tutu  by Miles Davis (Halftime Funk. Hilight from Electro- Miles. Tempo 87)
Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix (Tempo 88. Manic psychedelic groove. Forces everybody to creative experiments) Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Walkin the dog by Rufus Thomas. Groovy Blues Rock  (Tempo 114)
Waltz For Debbie by Bill Evans (Tempo 164) As played by John Abercrombie. Not quite plaine, a good introduction to modern chord progressions. This lively interpretation sweetens the time to practise.
Watermelone Man (Funky) by Herbie Hancock.(Tempo 99) Psychedelic Jazz Funk. Can be ordered as songbook with notations, too
Watermelon man (Latin) by Herbie Hancock (Jazz classic as Latin Blues. Tempo 128) 
Wave  by Jobim (Bossa, Tempo 136) 
White Christmas   The song for the world
Who’s Sorry Now? Count Basie Bigband. (Tempo 143) Tolles Arrangement von Sammy Nestico. This song can be ordered with notations of the entire arrangement.
Well you needn’t by Th, Monk (Tempo 186) 
Willow Weep For Me  by Ann Ronell  (easy Ballade, Tempo 88)
Wind of Loss by Stefan Hugi (6/8 Latin- Fusion- Groove) Can be ordered with "The Hugibook, Lyric Jazz".
Worksong by Nat Adderley (Start to play Jazz. Tempo 128)
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To by Cole Porter (Tempo 155) Great Song, similar to"Autumn Leaves"
Yours Is the Light   by Carlos Santana (Beautiful song, Latin- Jazz- Style)
Your song by Elton John (Ballade Tempo 57) 

 

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