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South Bay Big Band Jazz

Big Band Music Repertoire

The South Bay Big Band Jazz Ensemble plays classic jazz songs and big band music from the 1930s through to new compositions of the current era. Our repertoire was as follows:

Title: Year: Genre: Composer(s):
Afro Blue 1959 Latin Mongo Santamaria
Ah! That's Freedom 1967 Swing Thad Jones
Always and Never 2008 Swing Mike Larson
A Mis Abuelos 1994 Latin Arturo Sandoval
Attitude Adjustment* 2015 Funk/Swing Rich Woolworth
A Walk In the Park 2009 Swing Mike Larson
Bad 'Ole Blues * 2010 Blues Mike Carubia
Basically Blues 1970 Blues Buddy Rich
Big Dipper  1969 Swing Thad Jones
Big Swing Face 1967 Swing Buddy Rich
Birk's Works 1957 Latin Dizzy Gillespie
Birdland 1977 Rock Joe Zawinul/Weather Report
Blue Brews 2010 Swing Dave Hanson
Blues in the Night 1941 Blues Harold Arlen
Cantaloupe Island 1964 Rock Herbie Hancock
Canal Street Commotion 2014 New Orleans Mike Carubia
Children of the Night 1961 Swing Wayne Shorter
C Jam Blues (Ala Mambo) 2009 Latin Duke Ellington
Coconut Champagne 2008 Latin Maynard Ferguson
Cold Duck Time 1985 Funk Eddie Harris
Come Rain, Or Come Shine 1946 Swing Arlen/Mercer
Count Bubba 2008 Swing Gordon Goodwin
Critical Mass 2000 Funk Jeff Jarvis
Cry Me a River 1953 Ballad Arthur Hamilton
Dawg House 2015 Funk Steve Briody
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear from Me 1940 Swing Duke Ellington
Don't Get Around Much Anymore 1940 Swing Duke Ellington/Bob Russell
Don't Get Sassy 1978 Swing Thad Jones
Don't Know Why 1998 Ballad Jesse Harris/Norah Jones
Doodlin' * 1954 Swing Horace Silver
Feel it Still*
Fever 1956 Swing Cooley/Blackwell
Fiesta Mojo Swing Dizzy Gillespie
Fire & Ice* 2018 Rock Rich Woolworth
Fireshaker 1983 Funk Maynard Ferguson
Georgia On My Mind 1930 Swing Hoagy Carmichael
Groove Merchant 1968 Swing Jerome Richardson
Havana* Camilla Cabela
Hit the Bricks 2010 Rock Gordon Goodwin
I Can't Stop Loving You 1958 Swing Gibson/Quincy Jones
Imagination 1940 Ballad Burke/Van Heusen
In A Sentimental Mood 1935 Ballad Duke Ellington
It Had Better Be Tonight 1963 Latin Henri Mancini
Jelly & Jam* 2018 Funk Chris Creswell
Jive Samba 1963 Latin Nat Adderley
Just Friends 1931 Swing John Klenner
Just in Time 1956 Swing Julie Styne/Compton & Green
The Lady Is a Tramp 1937 Swing Rodger/Hart
Land Of Make Believe 1973 Latin Chuck Mangione
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off 1936 Swing Gershwin
The Look Of Love 1967 Latin Burt Bacharach
Love for Sale 1930 Swing Cole Porter
Mambo (Westside Story) 1960 Latin Bernstein
Mambo Swing 1999 Latin Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Mas Que Nada 1963 Latin Mas Que Nada
Miles Davis Medley Miles Davis
Mister Magic 1975 Latin Grover Washington
Moanin' 1958 Swing Bobby Timmins
Mr. Lucky 1943 Latin Henry Mancini
Naptown Blues 1966 Blues Wes Montgomery
Night & Day 1932 Swing Cole Porter
On Broadway 1978 Rock George Benson
Opus One 1943 Swing Sy Oliver
Pick Up the Pieces 1977 Funk Average White Band
Road Song 1968 Latin Wes Montgomery
Seize the Noche 2013 Latin Tom Kubis
Sesame Street Jerry Kroft
September 1971 Soul EWF
Sidewinder 1964 Rock Lee Morgan
Someone To Watch Over Me 1926 Ballad George Gershwin
Something's Gotta Give 1954 Swing Johnny Mercer
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Song for Horace
Spain 1972 Latin Chick Corea
St. Louis Blues W.C. Handy
Stevie Wonder Medley Stevie Wonder
Sun Goddess 1974 Latin EWF
Superstition 1972 Funk Stevie Wonder
The Best Is Yet To Come 1959 Swing Cy Coleman
The Jazz Police 2004 Rock Gordon Goodwin
That's Life 1964 Swing Kelly Gordon
The Girls Next Door 1995 Funk Pat Metheny
The Rotten Kid 1967 Swing Buddy Greco
There You Go Again 2010 Swing Patrick Williams
They Can't Take That Away From Me 1937 Swing Gershwin
This Can't Be Love 1938 Swing Richard Rodgers
Too Close for Comfort 1956 Swing Ella Fitzgerald
Una Mas 1963 Kenny Dorham
Us 1967 Thad Jones
Watermelon Man 1962 Rock Herbie Hancock
Wave 1967 Latin Carlos Jobim
Well You Needn't 1944 Swing Thelonius Monk
West Coast Blues 1960 Swing Wes Montgomery
Whatever Lola Wants 1955 Latin Adler/Ross
Whodunit 2006 Swing Gordon Goodwin
Witchcraft 1952 Swing Sy Coleman
Work Song 1980 Swing Nat Adderley
You Are the Sunshine Of My Life 1972 Latin Stevie Wonder
You Do Something To Me 1929 Swing Cole Porter

*New to the repertoire for 2019
 ‡ Soundbite available