Saying It Wiith Jazz Table of Contents

The Singers Table of Contents

THE PIONEERS
BESSIE SMITH
ETHEL WATERS
LOUIS ARMSTRONG
BING CROSBY
MILDRED BAILEY

THE BIG FIVE
BILLIE HOLIDAY
ELLA FITZGERALD
SARAH VAUGHAN
CARMEN MCRAE
ANITA O’DAY

SWINGING AND JAZZY
NAT KING COLE
FRANK SINATRA
DORIS DAY
ROSEMARY CLOONEY
TONY BENNETT

THE SECOND TIER
PEGGY LEE
MAXINE SULLIVAN
JUNE CHRISTY
ERNESTINE ANDERSON
CAROL SLOANE

SINGER PIANISTS
FATS WALLER
BLOSSOM DEARIE
NINA SIMONE
RAY CHARLES
SHIRLEY HORN

SINGER PERFORMERS
FRED ASTAIRE
LENA HORNE
PEARL BAILEY
JULIE LONDON
NANCY WILSON

RHYTHM AND SOUL
GLORIA LYNNE
MARLENA SHAW
DINAH WASHINGTON
LOREZ ALEXANDRIA
DAKOTA STATON

MALE SINGERS
THE INK SPOTS
THE MILLS BROTHERS
BILLY ECKSTINE
BILL HENDERSON
JOHNNY HARTMAN

POST GOLDEN AGE
DENISE PERRIER
MARY STALLINGS
REBECCA PARRIS
DIANNE REEVES
DIANA KRALL

SPECIAL SHOWS
CATHERINE RUSSELL
EVA CASSIDY
INTERVIEW WITH WILL FRIEDWALD

 

RESOURCES

The Great American Songbook Foundation fulfills its mission to preserve America's rich musical legacy through the Songbook Archives & Library, which houses physical artifacts such as sheet music, personal papers, musical arrangements, and books available to students, educators, and researchers. The Songbook Exhibit Gallery displays rotating public exhibits that share the history, music, and culture of the Songbook. The Songbook Academy™ is a national program for high school singers and is the only music intensive dedicated solely to the music of the Songbook.

Recommended websites:

https://thesongbook.org
Founder: Michael Feinstein
The Great American Songbook Foundation
An enduring canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards that began in the early 20th century.
allaboutjazz.com is one of the most complete sources of jazz information and news around. The site publishes numerous articles, reviews and showcases new works and keeps you up to date with the latest goings on in the jazz world.

JazzCorner.com - The largest portal of official websites for hundreds of top jazz musicians and jazz services, podcasts, interviews, calendar, news, videos.

About Jazz Journal
https://jazzjournal.co.uk
The oldest English-language magazine dedicated to the coverage of jazz music. Founded by Sinclair Traill in 1948.

Jazz Promo Services
Since founding Jazz Promo Services 15 years ago, Jim Eigo has handled hundreds of campaigns annually for emerging and established musicians, supporting them with targeted regional, national and global campaigns.

https://jazztimes.com/
Online magazine

https:/jazzstandards.com

The Songwriters Table of Contents

EARLY SONGWRITERS
IRVING BERLIN
COLE PORTER
FRANK LOESSER

TEAMS
THE GERSHWIN BROTHERS
RODGERS AND HART
DIETZ AND SCHWARTZ
JULE STYNE AND SAMMY CAHN
ALAN AND MARILYN BERGMAN

MAJOR COMPOSERS
JEROME KERN
HARRY WARREN
JIMMY VAN HEUSEN
HAROLD ARLEN
SONNY BURKE

MAJOR LYRICISTS
P.F. WEBSTER
JOHNNY MERCER
SAMMY CAHN

MUSICIAN COMPOSERS
DUKE ELLINGTON
HOAGY CARMICHAEL
ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM

MASTER LYRICISTS
IRA GERSHWIN
YIP HARBURG
DOROTHY FIELDS
CAROLYN LEIGH
OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II

 

50 GREAT JAZZ VOCALS - NPR

We asked jazz lovers all over the world to vote for their favorites. When the results were in, the thousands of votes were tabulated, and this list is the result.

1. Billie Holiday, "Strange Fruit"
2. Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane, "Lush Life"
3. Billie Holiday, "God Bless the Child"
4. Ella Fitzgerald, "How High the Moon"
5. Ella Fitzgerald, "Mack the Knife"
6. Etta James, "At Last"
7. Louis Armstrong, "What a Wonderful World"
8. Chet Baker, "My Funny Valentine"
9. Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto, "Girl From Ipanema"
10. Peggy Lee, "Fever"
11. Sarah Vaughan, "Lullaby of Birdland"
12. Ella Fitzgerald, "Summertime"
13. The Manhattan Transfer, "Birdland"
14. Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane, "My One and Only Love"
15. Nina Simone, "I Loves You, Porgy"
16. Ella Fitzgerald, "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"
17. Joe Williams with Count Basie w/ Orchestra, "Everyday I Have the Blues"
18. Billie Holiday, "Autumn in New York"
19. Sarah Vaughan, "Misty"
20. Ella Fitzgerald, "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
21. Nina Simone, "Feeling Good"
22. Billie Holiday, "Fine and Mellow"
23. Nina Simone, "My Baby Just Cares for Me"
24. Nat King Cole, "Route 66"
25. Frank Sinatra, "One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)"
26. Ella Fitzgerald, "Blue Skies"
27. June Christy, "Something Cool"
28. Ray Charles, "Georgia on My Mind"
29. Frank Sinatra, "I've Got You Under My Skin"
30. Anita O'Day, "Sweet Georgia Brown"
31. Billie Holiday, "All of Me"
32. Louis Armstrong, "Black and Blue"
33. Susannah McCorkle, "The Waters of March"
34. Frank Sinatra, "Fly Me to the Moon"
35. Billie Holiday, "Good Morning Heartache"
36. Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, "You Go to My Head"
37. Clark Terry, "Mumbles"
38. Billie Holiday, "My Man"
39. Diana Krall, "Peel Me a Grape"
40. Nat King Cole, "Unforgettable"
41. Nat King Cole, "Stardust"
42. Chet Baker, "Let's Get Lost"
43. Billie Holiday, "Lover Man"
44. Ella Fitzgerald, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
45. Eva Cassidy, "Autumn Leaves"
46. Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane, "They Say It's Wonderful"
47. Les McCann & Eddie Harris, "Compared To What"
48. Julie London, "Cry Me a River"
49. Cab Calloway, "Minnie the Moocher"
50. Nat King Cole, "Nature Boy"

RESOURCES

The Great American Songbook Foundation fulfills its mission to preserve America's rich musical legacy through the Songbook Archives & Library, which houses physical artifacts such as sheet music, personal papers, musical arrangements, and books available to students, educators, and researchers. The Songbook Exhibit Gallery displays rotating public exhibits that share the history, music, and culture of the Songbook. The Songbook Academy™ is a national program for high school singers and is the only music intensive dedicated solely to the music of the Songbook.

https://thesongbook.org
Founder: Michael Feinstein
The Great American Songbook Foundation
An enduring canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards that began in the early 20th century.
allaboutjazz.com is one of the most complete sources of jazz information and news around. The site publishes numerous articles, reviews and showcases new works and keeps you up to date with the latest goings on in the jazz world.

JazzCorner.com - The largest portal of official websites for hundreds of top jazz musicians and jazz services, podcasts, interviews, calendar, news, videos.

About Jazz Journal

Jazz Journal


The oldest English-language magazine dedicated to the coverage of jazz music. Founded by Sinclair Traill in 1948.

Jazz Promo Services
Since founding Jazz Promo Services 15 years ago, Jim Eigo has handled hundreds of campaigns annually for emerging and established musicians, supporting them with targeted regional, national and global campaigns.

https://jazztimes.com/
Online magazine

https:/jazzstandards.com