Now that jazzleadsheets.com has lots of great songs in many different tempos and styles, we want to suggest some SETS (songs that go together) that you can use for a gig or concert. Check out the album cover display (arrows to scroll). More sets to come . . .
Lucky's LUCKY STRIKES collection
We now have all six of Lucky Thompson’s compositions from one of his best-known albums, “Lucky Strikes.” These songs make a great set together, as they cover a wide range of different tempos and moods: uptempo “rhythm changes” (Fly With The Wind), medium up 3/4 swing (Mid-Nite Oil), laid-back medium... read more
- Fly With The Wind - Eli "Lucky" Thompson Swing (uptempo)
- Mid-Nite Oil - Eli "Lucky" Thompson 3/4 swing (medium up)
- Reminiscent - Eli "Lucky" Thompson Swing (medium)
- Mumba Neua - Eli "Lucky" Thompson Latin (uptempo)
- I Forgot To Remember - Eli "Lucky" Thompson Ballad
- Prey-Loot - Eli "Lucky" Thompson Swing (medium)
Noal Cohen's Gigi Gryce Set #1Musician, author, discographer Noal Cohen picked these titles to illustrate a good collection of Gryce titles. Together, they present a wide range of contrasting tempos, styles, and keys.
- Exhibit A - Gigi Gryce Swing (medium up)
- Sans Souci - Gigi Gryce Latin (Bolero)
- In A Meditating Mood - Gigi Gryce Ballad
- Rat Race Blues - Gigi Gryce Swing (uptempo)
- Social Call - Gigi Gryce Swing (medium)
- Hymn Of The Orient - Gigi Gryce Swing (uptempo)
Noal Cohen's Gigi Gryce Set #2For a more subdued set, Noal picked these titles. This set focuses on slow and medium tempos, with the exception of the opener and closer.
- Nica's Tempo - Gigi Gryce Swing (medium up)
- Straight Ahead - Gigi Gryce Swing (slow)
- Shabozz - Gigi Gryce Swing (medium)
- Infant's Song - Gigi Gryce Ballad
- Stupendous-Lee - Gigi Gryce Swing (medium)
- Minority - Gigi Gryce Latin/swing (medium up)