SONGWRITERS, COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS
Much of the vocal music of jazz came from popular entertainment:
vaudeville, revues, musical variety and dramatic shows from
Broadway and Hollywood. The best of the hundreds of songs
written for those productions passed the test of time and became
the standard material for jazz instrumental and vocal music.
These songs came to be informally known as The Great American
THE EARLY COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS.
Brothers, George and Ira
Rodgers and Hart
Johnny Mercer Vol
Mercer Vol two;
Jimmy Van Heusen;
Oscar Hammertstein ii, Vol one;
Oscar Hmmerstein II, Vol two; and more.
All in Fun
Songs of Loss;
Songs of the Seasons
Fourth of July;
Winter and New Year's Eve