Sunday, July 31, 2011

Top 10 from JEN

A recent survey, published in JAZZed, the magazine of the Jazz Educators Network (JEN), shows that US educators' top tunes to know in jazz are very similar to the IASJ's top 10 list. 

All Alamo Colleges Jazz Allstars, as well as all students who take part in the annual IASJ meeting (e.g., this year in São Paulo), are expected to know all of these for purposes of jam sessions and auditions. 

Compare the JEN list below with the IASJ Top 10. Shows how standard the core standards are worldwide. Are you thinking of auditioning for the next Alamo Colleges Jazz Allstars? Follow the link above, download the charts, start listening and learning these tunes now. There are a couple of new ones on the way...
1.All the Things You Are
2.Autumn Leaves
3.Body & Soul
4.On Green Dolphin Street
5.Stella by Starlight
6.Take the A-Train
7.There Will Never Be Another You
8.Alone Together
9.What is This Thing Called Love?
10.Have You Met Miss Jones?

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