Jazz Standards for Sax Lessons

Song TitleAssociated Artist or Composer
After You’ve GoneSophie Tucker
Ain’t Misbehavin’Fats Waller
Ain’t She Sweet
AireginSonny Rollins
Alexander’s Ragtime BandIrving Berlin
All BluesMiles Davis
All By MyselfIrving Berlin
All of MeBillie Holiday
All or Nothing at AllFrank Sinatra
All the Things You AreJerome Kern
Almost Like Being in LoveFrederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner
Alright, Okay, You WinCount Basie
Angel EyesMatt Dennis
AngryTiny Hill
AnthropologyCharlie Parker
Anything GoesCole Porter
Apple HoneyWoody Herman
April in ParisCount Basie
As Time Goes ByRudy Vallée
At a Georgia Camp Meeting
At LastGlenn Miller, Etta James
At the Jazz Band BallOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band
Au PrivaveCharlie Parker
Auld Lang SyneGuy Lombardo
Autumn in New YorkVernon Duke
Autumn LeavesJoseph Kosma
AvalonAl Jolson
Baby FaceAl Jolson
Baby Won’t You Please Come HomeBessie Smith
Bags’ GrooveMiles Davis
Basin Street BluesLouis Armstrong
Beautiful LoveWayne King, Bill Evans
BebopDizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
Bernie’s TuneGerry Mulligan
Bessie’s BluesJohn Coltrane
Bewitched, Bothered, and BewilderedRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Beyond the SeaBobby Darin
Big Butter and Egg ManLouis Armstrong
Bill BaileyLouis Armstrong
Billie’s BounceCharlie Parker
Birks’ WorksDizzy Gillespie
Black and BlueFats Waller
Black Bottom StompJelly Roll Morton
Black Orpheus (see “Day in the Life of a Fool, A”)Vince Guaraldi
BloomdidoCharlie Parker
Blue ‘n BoogieDizzy Gillespie
Blue BossaJoe Henderson
Blue MonkThelonious Monk
Blue Rondo a la TurkDave Brubeck
Blue SevenSonny Rollins
Blue SkiesIrving Berlin
Blue TrainJohn Coltrane
Blue Turning Grey Over YouFats Waller
Blues by FiveMiles Davis
Blues in the ClosetOscar Pettiford
Blues in the NightHarold Arlen
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave to Me
Blues WalkClifford Brown
BluesetteToots Thielemans
Body and SoulColeman Hawkins
BoplicityMiles Davis
Bourbon Street ParadeLouis Armstrong
Brown GoldArt Pepper
Brownie SpeaksClifford Brown
But BeautifulJimmy Van Heusen
But Not for MeGeorge Gershwin
Button Up Your OvercoatHelen Kane
Bye Bye Blackbird
Bye Bye BluesLes Paul and Mary Ford
C Jam BluesDuke Ellington
Cakewalkin’ Babies from Home
Call MeNancy Wilson
Call Me IrresponsibleJimmy Van Heusen
Can’t We Be Friends
Canal Street Blues
Canteloupe IslandHerbie Hancock
CaravanDuke Ellington
Cast Your Fate to the WindVince Guaraldi
CeoraLee Morgan
ChameleonHerbie Hancock
CharlestonJames P. Johnson
Chasin’ the Train
Chasin’ the BirdCharlie Parker
Chatanooga Choo-ChooGlenn Miller
Cheek to CheekIrving Berlin
Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)Antônio Carlos Jobim
CherokeeClifford Brown
Chicken, TheJaco Pastorious
Child Is Born, AThad Jones
Children of the NightWayne Shorter
Chinatown, My ChinatownFletcher Henderson
Chitlins con CarneKenny Burrell
Christmas Song, TheMel Torme
Christopher ColumbusFats Waller
CloudburstSam (The Man) Taylor
Cold Duck TimeEddie Harris
Come Fly with MeFrank Sinatra
Come Rain or Come ShineHarold Arlen
Con AlmaDizzy Gillespie
ConfirmationCharlie Parker
Cookin’ at the Continental
Cool BluesCharlie Parker
Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)Antônio Carlos Jobim
Cotton TailDuke Ellington
CrazeologyCharlie Parker
Crazy RhythmJoseph Meyer and Roger Wolfe Kahn
Cry Me a RiverJulie London
Dancing on the CeilingRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Darktown Strutter’s BallOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band
Darn That DreamJimmy Van Heusen
Day in the Life of a Fool, AVince Guaraldi
Days of Wine and RosesHenry Mancini
Deed I DoBenny Goodman
Deep PurplePaul Whiteman, Larry Clinton
DesafinadoStan Getz
DexterityCharlie Parker
Do Nothing ‘Til You Hear from MeDuke Ellington
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New OrleansLouis Armstrong, Billie Holiday
Dolphin DanceHerbie Hancock
Don’t Get Around Much AnymoreDuke Ellington
Donna LeeCharlie Parker
Down by the Riverside
DoxySonny Rollins
DreamsvilleHenry Mancini
E. S. P.Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis
Early AutumnWoody Herman
East of the SunSarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker
Easy LivingBillie Holiday
Eb-PobFats Navarro
EmilyBill Evans
EquinoxJohn Coltrane
Estamos Ai
Eternal TriangleSonny Stitt
Everybody Loves My BabyLouis Armstrong
FaithJoshua Redman
Feel Like Makin’ LoveRoberta Flack
Feels So GoodChuck Mangione
Fine Romance, AJerome Kern
FlamingoEarl Bostic
Fly Me to the MoonFrank Sinatra
Flyin’ HomeIllinois Jacquet
Foggy Day, AGeorge Gershwin
FootprintsWayne Shorter
FourMiles Davis
Four BrothersWoody Herman
Freddie FreeloaderMiles Davis
Freedom Jazz DanceEddie Harris
From This Moment OnCole Porter
Fungii MamaBlue Mitchell
Georgia (On My Mind)Ray Charles
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66Nat Cole
Giant StepsJohn Coltrane
Girl from Ipanema, TheStan Getz
God Bless the ChildBillie Holiday
Gone with the Wind
Good Morning HeartacheBillie Holiday
Goodbye Pork Pie HatCharles Mingus
Gravy WaltzSteve Allen
Groove MerchantThad Jones
Groovin’ HighDizzy Gillespie
Harlem NocturneBud Shank
Has Anybody Seen My Girl? (Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue)
Have You Met Miss Jones?Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasJudy Garland
Hello, DollyLouis Armstrong
Here’s That Rainy DayJimmy Van Heusen
Honeysuckle RoseFats Waller
How High the MoonBenny Goodman
How Insensitive (Insensatez)Antônio Carlos Jobim
I Can’t Get StartedBunny Berigan
I Can’t Give You Anything but Love, BabyJimmy McHugh
I Could Write a BookRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
(I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You)Bing Crosby
I Get a Kick Out of YouCole Porter
I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)Duke Ellington
I Got RhythmGeorge Gershwin
I Hear a RhapsodyCharlie Barnet, Jimmy Dorsey
I Hear Music
I Left My Heart in San FranciscoTony Bennett
I Let a Song Go Out of My HeartDuke Ellington
I Love ParisCole Porter
I Love YouCole Porter
I Remember CliffordBenny Golson
I Remember YouJimmy Dorsey
I Should CareFrank Sinatra
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
I’ll Be Seeing YouBing Crosby
I’ll Remember AprilGene de Paul
I’ll Take Romance
I’m an Errand Boy for RhythmNat Cole
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a LetterFats Waller
I’m in the Mood for LoveJimmy McHugh
I’m Old FashionedJerome Kern
If I Should Lose YouCharlie Parker
If You See My MotherSidney Bechet
ImpressionsJohn Coltrane
In a Mellow ToneDuke Ellington
In a Sentimental MoodDuke Ellington
In the MoodGlenn Miller
In the Wee Small HoursFrank Sinatra
Indiana (Back Home Again)
InvitationJohn Coltrane
It Could Happen to YouJimmy Van Heusen
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)Duke Ellington
It Had to Be YouIsham Jones
It Might As Well Be SpringRichard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
It’s All Right with MeCole Porter
It’s Easy to Remember (and So Hard to Forget)Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
It’s Only a Paper MoonHarold Arlen
It’s the Talk of the TownFletcher Henderson, Coleman Hawkins
It’s Tight Like That
I’ve Found a New Baby
I’ve Got the World on a StringHarold Arlen
I’ve Got You Under My SkinFrank Sinatra
Jazz Me Blues
Jive at FiveCount Basie
Jive Samba
Jody Grind, TheHorace Silver
Joe Avery Blues
Joy SpringClifford Brown
Just a GigoloLouis Prima
Just FriendsCharlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan
Just in TimeFrank Sinatra
Just One of Those ThingsCole Porter
Just Squeeze MeDuke Ellingotn
K C BluesCharlie Parker
Kansas City
Killer JoeBenny Golson
L-O-V-ENat Cole
Lady BirdTadd Dameron
Lady Is a Tramp, TheFrank Sinatra
Lemon DropWoody Herman
Lester Leaps InLester Young
Let’s Fall in LoveHarold Arlen
Like Someone in LoveJimmy Van Heusen
Limehouse BluesCannonball Adderley
Little Brown JugGlenn Miller
Long Ago (and Far Away)Jerome Kern
Lonnie’s LamentJohn Coltrane
Love for SaleCole Porter
Love Is Here to StayGeorge Gershwin
Love Me or Leave MeDoris Day
Lover, Come Back to MeLester Young, Roy Eldridge
Lover ManBillie Holiday
Lullaby of BirdlandGeorge Shearing
Lush LifeBilly Strayhorn
Mack the KnifeBobby Darin, Louis Armstong
Mad About the BoyNoël Coward
Maiden VoyageHerbie Hancock
MargieOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band
Mas Que NadaSérgio Mendes
Manha de Carnival (A Day in the Life of a Fool)Vince Guaraldi
MeditationAntônio Carlos Jobim
Mercy, Mercy, MercyCannonball Adderley
MinorityGigi Gryce
Mr. MagicGrover Washington, Jr.
Mr. P CJohn Coltrane
MistyErroll Garner
Moanin’Bobby Timmons
Moment’s NoticeJohn Coltrane
Mood IndigoDuke Ellington
Moon RiverHenry Mancini
MoonglowGlenn Miller
Moonlight in VermontMargaret Whiting
Moonlight SerenadeGlenn Miller
Moose the MoocheCharlie Parker
Morning DanceSpyro Gyra
Mountain GreeneryRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
My Baby Just Cares for MeNina Simone
My Favorite ThingsJohn Coltrane
My Foolish HeartBilly Eckstine
My Funny ValentineChet Baker
My Little Suede ShoesCharlie Parker
My Melancholy Baby
My One and Only LoveFrank Sinatra
My RomanceRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Nancy (With the Laughing Face)Frank Sinatra
Nature BoyNat Cole
Nearness of You, TheGlenn Miller
Nica’s DreamHorace Silver
Nice ‘n EasyFrank Sinatra
Night and DayCole Porter
Night in Tunisia, ADizzy Gillespie
Night TrainJimmy Forrest
Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, AGlenn Miller
No Moe
Nostalgia in Times SquareCharles Mingus
Now’s the TimeCharlie Parker
O Go Moe
Oh, Lady Be GoodGeorge Gershwin
OleoSonny Rollins
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)Barbra Streisand
On Green Dolphin StreetMiles Davis
On the Scene
On the Sunny Side of the StreetJimmy McHugh
One Note SambaAntônio Carlos Jobim
One O’Clock JumpCount Basie
OrnithologyCharlie Parker
Oscar for Treadwell, AnCharlie Parker
Our DelightTadd Dameron
Out of NowhereBing Crosby
Over the RainbowJudy Garland
Passion FlowerBilly Strayhorn, Duke Ellington
Pennies from HeavenBing Crosby
Pennsylvania 6-5000Glenn Miller
Penthouse SerenadeNat Cole
Pent-Up HouseSonny Rollins
PerdidoDuke Ellington
Peri’s Scope
Petite FleurSidney Bechet
Preacher, TheHorace Silver
Prelude to a KissDuke Ellington
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)Antônio Carlos Jobim
Recado Bossa Nova (The Gift!)Hank Mobley
Recorda MeJoe Henderson
Red CrossCharlie Parker
Rhythm-a-NingThelonious Monk
Robbin’s NestIllinois Jacquet
Rockin’ ChairHoagy Carmichael
Round MidnightThelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
Royal Garden BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band
Ruby, My DearThelonious Monk
Runnin’ WildOriginal Memphis Five
S WonderfulGeorge Gershwin
Sail AwayTom Harrell
St. James Infirmary
St. Louis BluesW. C. Handy
St. ThomasSonny Rollins
Salt PeanutsDizzy Gillespie
SanduClifford Brown
Satin DollDuke Ellington
Scotch and Soda
Scrapple from the AppleCharlie Parker
SegmentCharlie Parker
Sentimental JourneyLes Brown, Doris Day
September in the RainGeorge Shearing
September SongFrank Sinatra
Seven Steps to HeavenMiles Davis
Shadow of Your Smile, TheBill Evans, Sarah Vaughan
Shaw’nuffDizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
Sheik of Araby
Shiny StockingsElla Fitzgerald
Shout ‘Em Aunt Tillie
SidewinderLee Morgan
Sing, Sing, SingBenny Goodman, Louis Prima
Sister SadieHorace Silver
SkylarkHoagy Carmichael
So WhatMiles Davis
SolarMiles Davis
Some Skunk FunkBrecker Brothers
Someday My Prince Will ComeMiles Davis
Someone to Watch Over MeGeorge Gershwin
Song for My FatherHorace Silver
Song Is You, TheJerome Kern
Sonny Side
Sonnymoon for TwoSonny Rollins
Sophisticated LadyDuke Ellington
SouthBenny Moten
SpainChick Corea
Speak LowKurt Weill
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Star DustHoagy Carmichael
Star EyesCharlie Parker
Stella by StarlightCharlie Parker
Stolen MomentsOliver Nelson
Stompin’ at the SavoyBenny Goodman
Straight, No ChaserThelonious Monk
Straighten Up and Fly RightNat Cole
Struttin’ with Some Barbeque
Sugar (trad jazz)
Sugar (Turrentine)Stanley Turrentine
Summer SambaWalter Wanderley
SummertimeGeorge Gershwin
Sunrise SerenadeFrankie Carle
Swedish SchnappsCharlie Parker
Sweet Georgia BrownBrother Bones
Sweet LorraineNat Cole
Swingin’ Shepherd Blues
Take FiveDave Brubeck, Paul Desmond
Take the ‘A’ TrainDuke Ellington
Taking a Chance on LoveBenny Goodman
TangerineJimmy Dorsey
Teach Me Tonight
TenderlySarah Vaughan
Tenor MadnessSonny Rollins
That’s a Plenty
That’s My Weakness NowHelen Kane
There Is No Greater LoveMiles Davis
There Will Never Be Another YouChet Baker
They Can’t Take That Away from MeGeorge Gershwin
Things Ain’t What They Used to BeMercer Ellington
This Can’t Be LoveRichard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
This I Dig of YouHank Mobley
This MasqueradeGeorge Benson
Three O’Clock in the MorningPaul Whiteman
Tiger RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band
Tin Roof BluesNew Orleans Rhythm Kings
Trane’s BluesJohn Coltrane
TristeAntônio Carlos Jobim
Tuxedo JunctionGlenn Miller
TwistedWardell Gray
UnforgettableNat Cole
Unit 7
(Up a ) Lazy RiverHoagy Carmichael
Up Jumped SpringFreddie Hubbard
Upper Manhattan Medical GroupBilly Strayhorn, Duke Ellington
Walkin’ My Baby Back HomeNat Cole
Watch What Happens (Recit de Cassard)Michel Legrand
Watermelon ManHerbie Hancock
WaveAntônio Carlos Jobim
Way You Look Tonight, TheJerome Kern
We SeeThelonious Monk
Well You Needn’tThelonious Monk
What a Difference a Day MakesDinah Washington
What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your LifeMichel Legrand
What’s NewBing Crosby
When I Fall in LoveNat Cole
When It’s Sleepy Time Down SouthLouis Armstrong
When Lights Are LowBenny Carter
When Sunny Gets BlueJohnny Mathis
When the Saints Go Marching In
When You’re SmilingLouis Armstrong
Whisper NotBenny Golson
WhisperingPaul Whiteman
Willow Weep for MePaul Whiteman
WindowsChick Corea
WitchcraftFrank Sinatra
Work SongCannonball Adderley
Yardbird SuiteCharlie Parker
YesterdaysJerome Kern
You Do Something to MeCole Porter
You Don’t Know What Love IsMiles Davis
You Make Me Feel So YoungFrank Sinatra
You Stepped Out of a Dream
You’d Be So Easy to LoveCole Porter
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home ToDinah Shore

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