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Author Gioia, Ted, author.

Title The jazz standards : a guide to the repertoire / Ted Gioia.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
©2012
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  781.65 GIO    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 527 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discographical references, and index.
Summary "This essential book for music lovers tells the story of more than 250 key jazz songs and includes a listening guide to more than 2,000 recordings."--Jacket.
Contents 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 Fath
Subject Jazz -- Bibliography.
Jazz -- Discography.
Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation.
African Americans -- Music -- Influence.
ISBN 9780199937394 (hardback)
0199937397 (hardback)
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