Jazz Solo Song List

Here are my originals and songlist which of course are terribly boring but it gives me a chance to store some images of Althea 🙂

JAMES’ ORIGINALS 1998-1999

  • YELLOW OPTION                            
  • CAYO HUESO
  • MAGIC HAT #5                                
  • HAVANA DOG
  • DANCIN’ ON DUVAL                        
  • OPUS 23
  • ALL ABOUT A BETTY                     
  • LOST IN YOU
  • DREAMING JEANNIE                      
  • CHASIN THE BIRD
  • JUST LOOKING                               
  • APATHY
  • STOP IT                                          
  • LOST KITTEN BLUES
  • SOARING                                        
  • JAMES’ BAD DAY
  • STEAMBOAT SUNSPLASH II           
  • KEYS DREAMS
  • JAMES BAY                                    
  • THE FIRST TIME
  • KELLY’S HOUSE                             
  • LOST IN RIO
  • STILL IN LOVE                                
  • SPANISH DANCER
  • JAMES’ WORLD                              
  • CARIBBEAN LULLABY
  • OPUS 47                                         
  • JUST LOOKING
  • DEEP BLUE SEA                              
  • ALTHEA’S GROOVE
  • CARIBBEAN SOUL                           
  • STORM WATCH
  • ALONE AGAIN                                  
  • CITY LIGHTS
  • KING LOUIS                                      
  • REJOICING
  • OPUS 35                                           
  • SAX TEARS
  • JAMES RIDES WEST                        
  • BLUE DHARMA
  • COOL ATTITUDE                              
  • HOT BUTTER
  • Y FILES                                            
  • LATIN BREEZE
  • CELEBRATION
  • JUS A GROOVE
  • COMING HOME                                
  • LITTLE TERROR GIRL (ALTHEA)
  • IPA                                                  
  • RAINY DAYS
  • FOREVER AND EVER                        
  • RIDING HIGH
  • (TOO) HUNG OUT (TO DRY)              
  • JUST ONE COCKTAIL
  • (LIVING IN) A GLASS PALACE          
  • DEEP BLUE SEA
  • ALL THE KINGS HORSES                 
  • HOPE
  • FANFARE                                         
  • SOUTH BEACH 
  • JUST A WALK IN THE PARK            
  • SWEET DREAMS
  • QUIET NIGHTS                                
  • ALTHEA’S DOLPHIN
  • TWILIGHT                                        
  • A1A
  • HER GLORY                                    
  • LI (VOCE)
  • OLD HAVANA                                
  • HARBOR LIGHTS
  • BLUES FOR BREAKFAST              
  • MY LOVE
  • BAILA  BAILA                                
  • FANTASY FEST
  • OLD TOWN (KW)                            
  • SET ME FREE
  • ERASING THE PAST                    
  • IN THE LIGHT
  • UNDONE                                        
  • JAAAAAAMMMMMEEEESSSSS

JAMES’ ORIGINALS PRE-1998

  • APATHY                                      
  • BIANCA’S BLUES
  • CARRIBEAN TIME (livin’ on)    
  • LONESOME BLUES
  • LOST KITTEN BLUES                  
  • LOOB’S DOCTORAL BLUES
  • MIRTH AND MERRYLAND           
  • REFLECTIONS
  • SMILES AND TEARS                   
  • SPECIAL K
  • STEAMBOAT SUNSPLASH          
  • STILL IN LOVE
  • SUNDAY AFTERNOON                
  • THUMPER
  • WOODY’S BLUES                       
  • CHIP & MOE
  • CLOTHESLINE                            
  • KEY WEST BLUES
  • KOOOM CAFE                             
  • MEADOW
  • NEW OPUS #1                           
  • NEW OPUS #2
  • PAIN AGAIN????                       
  • SLEEPY JAMES
  • SO SOFT                                    
  • SWEET-C
  • TROPICAL-BALL

Jazz Flute Standards – please note this list is far from complete… and my favorite Latin Composer would have to be Brasil’s Antonio Carlos Jobim

  • 500 MILES HIGH — CHICK COREA
  • A DAY IN LIFE OF FOOL — LUIS BONFA
  • A SMOOTH ONE — BENNY GOODMAN
  • A TIME FOR US — NINO ROTA
  • AFRO BLUE MONGO — SANTAMARIA
  • ANA MARIA — WAYNE SHORTER
  • AND I LOVE HER — LENNON/MCCARTNEY
  • APPLE HONEY — WOODY HERMAN
  • BERNIE’S TUNE — BERNIE MILLER
  • BREEZIN’ — GEORGE BENSON
  • BRIANS SONG — LEGRAND/BERGMAN
  • BLUE BOSSA — KENNY DORMAN
  • BLUESETTE — TOOTS THEILSMANS
  • BOTH SIDES NOW — JONI MITCHELL
  • BROWN SKIN GIRL — SONNY ROLLINS
  • CAROLINA MOON — BENNY DAVIS
  • CARAVAN — DUKE ELLINGTON
  • CAST YOUR FATE TO THE WIND — VINCE GUARALDI
  • CHAMELEON — HERBIE HANCOCK
  • CHINA DOLL — JERRY GARCIA
  • CHIP & MOE — JAMES LOOBY
  • CLOTHESLINE — JAMES LOOBY
  • COME CANDELA — MONGO SANTAMARIA
  • CON SABOR — JUAN CALZADA
  • CURACAO — CAL TJADER
  • DARK STAR — JERRY GARCIA
  • DEARLY BELOVED — J.KERN/J.MERCER
  • DELIRIO — CESAR DE LA LUZ
  • DESAFINADO — CARLOS JOBIM
  • DINDI — CARLOS JOBIM
  • DOODLIN’ — HORACE SILVER
  • FEVER –JOHN DAVENPORT
  • FOOLS RUSH IN
  • FLYING HOME — LIONEL HAMPTON
  • FOR YOU BLUE — GEORGE HARRISON
  • GENTLE RAIN — SARAH VAUGHN
  • GIRL FROM IPANEMA — CARLOS JOBIN “STAN GETZ”
  • GRAZIN IN THE GRASS — PHILEMON HOU
  • GREENSLEEVES — TRADITIONAL
  • GREEN DOLPHIN STREET — KAPER/WASHINGTON
  • GROOVIN’ HIGH — DIZZY GILLESPIE
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY — JIMMY VAN HEUSEN
  • HOW HIGH THE MOON — MORGAN LEWIS
  • HOW INSENSATIVE — A.C. JOBIM
  • I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO — CROSS/CORY
  • I LET A SONG GO OUT OF MY HEART — DUKE ELLINGTON
  • IF YOU NEVER COME TO ME — A.C. JOBIM
  • I’LL CATCH THE SUN — ROD McKUEN
  • IMAGINATION –J.VAN HEUSEN/J.BURKE
  • INCENTIVE — HORACE SILVER
  • ITS A BLUE WORLD — BOB WRIGHT/CHET FOREST
  • JESSICA — DICKEY BETTS
  • JOYCE’S SAMBA — D. FEREIRA
  • KEY WEST BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
  • KOOOM CAFE — JAMES LOOBY
  • KILLING ME SOFTLY — C. FOX
  • LET IT BE — LENNON/MCCARTNEY
  • LET’S GO DANCING — VICTOR FELDMAN
  • LINDA CHICANO — MARK LEVINE
  • LITTLE BOAT — CARLOS JOBIM
  • A LITTLE TEAR — DEODATO/VALLE
  • LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY — J.KERN/G. GERSHWIN
  • MAMBO INN — MARIO BAUZO
  • MANTECA — DIZZY GILLESPIE
  • MARAKESH EXPRESS — GRAHAM NASH
  • MEADOW — JAMES LOOBY
  • MERCY MERCY MERCY — JOE ZAWINUL
  • MIDNIGHT SUN — LIONEL HAMPTON
  • THE MIDNIGHT SUN WILL NEVER SET — QUINCY JONES
  • MINUET — J.S. BACH
  • MOANIN’ — BOBBY TIMMONS
  • THIS MASQUERADE — GEORGE BENSON
  • MOONDANCE — V. MORRISON
  • MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT — SUESSDORF/BLACKBURN
  • MOON LOVE — MACK DAVID
  • MORNING DANCE — J. BECKENSTEIN
  • MY ROMANCE — ROGERS/HART
  • MY PRAYER — GEORGE BOULANGER
  • NATURE BOY — EDEN AHBEZ
  • NEW OPUS #1 — JAMES LOOBY
  • NEW OPUS #2 — JAMES LOOBY
  • NORWEGIAN WOOD — LENNON/MCCARTNEY
  • OLD CAPE COD — MILT YAKUS/ALLAN JEFFREY
  • ONCE IN A LIFETIME — BRICUSSE/NEWLEY
  • ONCE I LOVED — A.C. JOBIM
  • ONE NOTE SAMBA — A. C. JOBIM
  • OTHER ONE — BOB WEIR
  • OUR HOUSE — GRAHAM NASH
  • PHILADELPHIA MAMBO — TITO PUENTE
  • PICADILLO — TITO PUENTE
  • PINK PANTHER — H.MANCINI
  • POSSESSED — JAMES LOOBY
  • QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS — CARLOS JOBIM
  • ROBBINS’S NEST — THOMPSON / “ILLINOIS” JACQUET
  • SABOR — JOAO DONATO
  • SAMBA DU BOIS — PHIL WOODS
  • SANDU — CLIFFORD BROWN
  • SATIN DOLL — STRAYHORN/MERCER
  • SECRET LOVE — SAMMY FAIN
  • SEPTEMBER SONG
  • SKYLARK — HOAGY CARMICHAEL
  • SLEEPY JAMES — JAMES LOOBY
  • SLOW HOT WIND — GERRY NIEWOOD
  • SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES — KERN/HARBACH
  • SO SOFT — JAMES LOOBY
  • SOLAR — MILES DAVIS
  • SOPHISTICATED LADY — DUKE ELLINGTON
  • SPAIN — CHICK COREA
  • ST THOMAS — SONNY ROLLINS
  • SUMMERTIME — G. GERSWIN
  • SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE — S. WONDER
  • SWEET-C — JAMES LOOBY
  • TAKE FIVE — PAUL DESMOND
  • TENDERLY — GROSS/LAWRENCE
  • THESE FOOLISH THINGS — J. STRACHEY/H. LINK
  • TRACES — JIMMY COBB
  • TRISTE — CARLOS JOBIM
  • THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU — HARRY WARREN
  • THINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE — DUKE ELLINGTON
  • TROPICAL-BALL — JAMES LOOBY
  • WAVE — CARLOS JOBIM
  • WILLOW WEEP FOR ME — RONNEL/HOLIDAY
  • WELL YOU NEEDN’T — THELONIUS MONK
  • YESTERDAYS — KERN/HARBACK
Jazz Sax Standards – Again this list is far from complete, Standard/Original and Latin Arrangements from Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Al Jolson to the Beatles, Santana, Jeff Beck and the Grateful Dead.  Favorite Composer…… Cole Porter.AIN’T MISBEHAVIN  —  FATS WALLERA FOGGY DAY  — IRA/GEORGE GERSHWIN

  • AFFIRMATION — J. FELICIANO
    ALL BLUES — MILES DAVIS
    ALL OF ME — SIMONS/MARKS
    ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL — ARTHUR ALTMAN
    ALL THINGS YOU ARE — OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN
    ANGEL EYES — MATT DENNIS
    APATHY — JAMES LOOBY
    AS TIME GOES BY — HERMAN HUBFIELD
    A SMOOTH ONE — BENNY GOODMAN
    AUTUMN LEAVES — JOHNNY MERCER
    AUTUMN IN NEW YORK — V. DURHAM
    BEGIN THE BEGUINE — COLE PORTER
    BEAUTIFUL LOVE — D. GILLESPIE/KING/ALSTINE
    BEWITCHED — L.HART/R.ROGERS
    BIANCA’S BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
    BIRTH OF THE BLUES — RAY HENDERSON
    BLUE MOON
    CARELESS LOVE — W. C. HANDY
    CARRIBEAN TIME (livin’ on) — JAMES LOOBY
    CAROLINA MOON — BENNY DAVIS
    C JAM BLUES — DUKE ELLINGTON
    CHEEK TO CHEEK — IRVING BERLIN
    CRAZY FINGERS — JERRY GARCIA
    DIDN’T WE — JIMMY WEBB
    DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE — DUKE ELLINGTON
    DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES — HENRY MANCINI
    DOCK OF THE BAY — OTIS REDDING
    DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME — SCHWANDT/ANDREE
    EARLY AUTUMN — WOODY HERMAN/J. MERCER
    EAST OF THE SUN — BROOKS BOWMAN
    EUROPA — CARLOS SANTANA
    EVERGREEN — B. STREISAND
    FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE — ROGERS/HART
    FASCINATION — DAVIS/ F.D. MARCHETTI
    FEELS SO GOOD — CHUCK MANGIONE
    FLAMINGO — ED ANDERSON/TED GROUYA
    FLY ME TO THE MOON — BART HOWARD
    FREEWAY JAM — JEFF BECK
    GEORGIA — HOAGY CARMICHAEL
    GIANT STEPS — CHARLIE PARKER
    GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME — CURLY PUTNAM
    HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES — L HART/ R ROGERS
    HONEYSUCKLE ROSE — FATS WALLER
    I’M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT — HARRY JAMES/DUKE ELLINGTON
    I’M GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU — NED WASHINGTON
    I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU — COLE PORTER
    I LOVE YOU — COLE PORTER
    INDIAN SUMMER — DUBIN/HRBERT
    IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN’T MY BABY — B. AUSTIN
    ISN’T IT ROMANTIC — L.HART/R.ROGERS
    IT HAD TO BE YOU — ISHAM JONES
    JAMAICA FAREWELL — STANDARD
    JAMMIN’ — BOB MARLEY
    JERSEY BOUNCE — BENNY GOODMAN
    JESSICA — DICKEY BETTS
    LET’S FALL IN LOVE — TED KOEHLER/HAROLD ARLEN
    LET’S DO IT — COLE PORTER
    LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE — J. VANHEUSEN/J. BURKE
    LINE FOR LYONS — GERRY MULLIGAN
    LITTLE BOAT (o barquino) — A.C. JOBIM
    LONESOME BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
    LOST KITTEN BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
    THE LOOK OF LOVE — B. BACHARACH
    LOOB’S DOCTORAL BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
    LOVERMAN — DAVIS/RAMIREZ/SHERMAN
    MEDITATION — CARLOS JOBIN
    MY MELANCHOLY BABY — GEORGE NORTON
    MICHELLE — LENNON/MCCARTNEY
    MIRTH AND MERRYLAND — JAMES LOOBY
    MISTER MAGIC — GROVER WASHINGTON
    MISTY — J. BURKE/ E. GARNER
    MOONGLOW — HUDSON/DELANGE/IRVING
    MOONLIGHT BAY — PERCY WENDLEN
    MOONLIGHT SERENADE — GLEN MILLER
    MORNING DANCE — J. BECKENSTEIN
    THE MORE I SEE YOU — HARRY WARREN
    MY BLUE HEAVEN — WALTER DONALDSON
    MY FAVORITE THINGS — R. ROGERS
    MY FUNNY VALENTINE — HART/ROGERS
    THE NEARNESS OF YOU — HOAGY CARMICHAEL
    NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT — IRA/GEORGE GERSWIN
    NIGHT IN TUNISIA — DIZZY GILLESPIE
    OLD DEVIL MOON — ZOOT SIMS
    OUR DAY WILL COME — M. GARSON
    PEOPLE — ROB MERRIL/JULE STYNE
    REFLECTIONS — JAMES LOOBY
    SABOR — JOAO DONATO
    SAD SAMBA — GROVER WASHINGTON
    SAMBA PA TI — CARLOS SANATANA
    SATIN DOLL — STRAYHORN/MERCER
    SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN — DUBIN/WARREN
    SMILES AND TEARS — JAMES LOOBY
    SO NICE — MARCOS VALLE
    SOLITUDE — DUKE ELLINGTON
    SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME — GEORGE/IRA GERSHWIN
    SOMETHING — LENNON/MCCARTNEY
    SONNY BOY — AL JOLSON
    SPANISH EYES — BERT KAEMPFERT
    SPECIAL K — JAMES LOOBY
    ST THOMAS — SONNY ROLLINS
    STARDUST — HOAGY CARMICHAEL
    STAREYES — RAYE/DEPAUL
    STELLA BLUE — JERRY GARCIA
    ST LOUIS BLUES — W.C. HANDY
    STEAMBOAT SUNSPLASH — JAMES LOOBY
    STILL IN LOVE — JAMES LOOBY
    SUNDAY AFTERNOON — JAMES LOOBY
    WHEN SUNNY GETS BLUE — FISHER/SEGAL
    SWEET GEORGIA BROWN — BERNIE/PINKARD/CASEY
    TAKE FIVE — PAUL DESMOND
    TAKE THE A TRAIN — DUKE ELLINGTION
    TASTE OF HONEY — MARLOW/SCOTT
    THAT OLD FEELING — SAMMY FAIN
    THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU — HARRY WARREN
    THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME — GERSHWIN/GERSHWIN
    THREE LITTLE BIRDS — B. MARLEY
    THIS CAN’T BE LOVE  — G. GERSHWIN
    THIS GUY’S IN LOVE — BURT BACHARACH
    THUMPER — JAMES LOOBY
    UNFORGETTABLE — IRVING GORDON
    TIME AFTER TIME
    UNDER A BLANKET OF BLUE — JERRY LIVINGSTON
    UNFORGETTABLE — IRVING GORDON
    THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT — JEROME KERN
    WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD — LOUIS ARMSTRONG
    WHEN I FALL IN LOVE — HEYMAN/ YOUNG
    WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW — BENNY CARTER
    WHEN SUNNY GETS BLUE — FISHER/SEGAL
    WHEN YOUR LOVER HAS GONE — E. A. SWAN
    WHERE OR WHEN LORENZ — HART/R ROGERS
    WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS — GEORGE HARRISON
    WOODY’S BLUES — JAMES LOOBY
    YESTERDAYS
    YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU — MCCARTHY/ MONACO
    YOUNG LOVE — ERROL GARNER
    YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO — COLE PORTER
    YOUNGER THAN SPRINGTIME — O. HAMMERSTEIN
    Christmas
     
     

    These are very different interpretations.   The Albany Times Union reviewed one of my Christmas performances (1998) and stated it was “Festive, Flawless and CD Quality”.

    WE THREE KINGS OF ORIENT ARE — JOHN HENRY
    ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH — FRENCH TRADITIONAL
    AWAY IN A MANGER — LUTHER’S CRADLE HYMN
    THE CHRISTMAS SONG — MEL TORME
    DECK THE HALLS — WELSH TRADITIONAL
    THE FIRST NOEL — TRADITIONAL
    GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN — ENGLISH TRADITIONAL
    GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN — AMERICAN SPIRITUAL
    HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING — FELIX MENDELSOHN
    THE HOLLY AND THE IVY — ENGLISH TRADITIONAL
    IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR — RICHARD S
    JINGLE BELLS — JAMES PIERPONT
    JOY TO THE WORLD — GEORGE HANDEL
    LINUS AND LUCY — VINCE GUARALDI
    O COME ALL YE FAITHAFUL — LATIN HYMN
    O CHRISTMAS TREE (O TANNENBAUM) — GERMAN TRADITIONAL
    O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM — LEWIS REDNER
    WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS — ENGLISH TRADITIONAL
    WHAT CHILD IS THIS — TRADITIONAL
    Classical Flute This is far, far, from a complete list …. and my favorite classical composer… PYTOR I’LLICH
    TCHAIKOVSKY
    SYMPHONY #6 2ND MOVEMENT — PYTOR I’LLICH TCHAIKOVSKY
    ANITRA’S DANCE — EDVARD GRIEG
    BRIDAL CHORUS — RICHARD WAGNER
    CAPRICCIO NO. 24 — NICOLO PAGANINI
    DANCE OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY — PYTOR I’LLICH TCHAIKOVSKY
    DANUBE WAVES — ION IVANOVICI
    FUR ELISE — LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
    INDIAN SUMMER — DUBIN/HRBERT
    LONDONDERRY AIR — BRITISH FOLKSONG
    LULLABY — JOHANNES BRAHMS
    MEDITATION (from Thais) — JULES MASSENET
    MINUET — LUIGI BOCCHERINI
    MINUET 1 IN G — LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
    MINUET — J.S.BACH
    MORNING — EDVARD GRIEG
    IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING — EDVARD GRIEG
    SYMPHONY NO. 9 IN D MAJOR (ODE TO JOY) — LUDWIG VON BEETHOVEN
    OVER THE RAINBOW — HAROLD ARLEN
    PIANO CONCERTO NO.1 IN Bb MINOR — PYTOR I’LLICH TCHAIKOVSKY
    PIANO CONCERTO #2 IN C MINOR — SERGEI RACHMANINOFF
    REVERIE — CLAUDE DEBUSSY
    ROMEO AND JULIETT — PYTOR I’LLICH TCHAIKOVSKY
    THE SKATERS — EMIL WALDTEUFEL
    THE SWAN — CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
    SWAN LAKE — PYOTR II’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY
    WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS — PYTOR I’LLICH TCHAIKOVSKY
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