15 Jazz Standards You Need to Know

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You probably already got a copy of a Real Book at some point and felt overwhelmed looking at that list of hundred of song titles! I know that feeling too. It's important to be familiar with as many tunes as possible. However it's impossible to learn them all at once! That's why I have picked 15 jazz standards to get you started on the right tracks. These are very well known songs often called at gigs and jam sessions around the world, that every jazz chromatic harmonica player needs to know. If you wish to learn or simply practice them, click on the title and follow the order of the lessons. There are ranked by alphabetic order and I have indicated the keys that are the most used.

  • All of Me
  • All The Things You Are
  • Alone Together
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Bluesette
  • Body and Soul
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Days of Wine and Roses
  • Just Friends
  • Maiden Voyage
  • So What
  • The Girl From Ipanema
  • There Is No Greater Love
  • There Will Never Be Another You
  • What Is This Thing Called Love

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