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Title Author Year
720 in the Books Wolpe, Dave 1939
A Foggy Day Warrington, John 1937
A Little Happiness Nestico, Sammy 1978
A String of Pearls Warrington, John 1942
A Time for Us Lewis, Mike 1968
Ain't Misbehavin' Dedrick, Art 1929
All of Me Beyers, Billy 1931
American Patrol Holcomb, Bill 1942
Angel Eyes Brent, Earl and Dennis, Matt 1946
Anniversary Song Weirick, Paul 1947
April in Paris Lowden, Bob 1932
Auld Lang Syne (Jazz Version) Nowak, Jerry 1992
Bandstand Boogie Lowden, Bob 1954
Basie, Straight Ahead Nestico, Sammy 1968
Beer Barrel Polka Lowden, Bob 1939
Black Coffee Murtha, Paul  
Blue Blues Chevala, Art  
Blue Moon Maltby, Richard 1934
Blues in Hoss Flat Taylor, Mark 1958
Blues in the Night Stone, George 1941
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Capps, Al 1940
Brazil Wolpe, Dave 1939
Call Me Irresponsible Warrington, John  
Caravan Sweeney, Michael 1937
Cha Cha Cha for Judy Brown, Marshall 1959
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hest, Jeff 1941
Cherokee Warrington, John  
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie Sweeney, Michael 1945
Close to you Dentato, John 1963
Cottontail Ellington, Duke 1940
Cute Hefti, Neal 1958
Dear Heart Mancini, Henry  
Desafinado Pemberton, Roger 1959
Dinah Applebaum, Stanley 1925
Doin' Basie's Thing Nestico, Sammy 1970
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Pemberton, Roger 1942
Don't Take Your Love From Me Dedrick, Art  
Down Basie Street Wolpe, Dave  
Down for Double Koch  
Easy Street Jones, A. R.  
Embraceable You Barduhn, Dave 1930
Everybody Loves My Baby Osser, Glenn  
Evil Ways Ford, Ralph 1967
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Bradford, Chuck 1925
Fly Me to the Moon Nestico, Sammy 1954
Flying Home Dedrick, Art 1941
For Dancers Only Osser, Glenn  
Georgia On My Mind Unknown  
Girl Talk Lishnesst, Niles and Lowe, Mundell  
Go Daddy-O Sweeney, Michael  
Good Night Sweetheart Warrington, John 1931
Green Eyes Wolpe, Dave 1929
Green Onions Wolpe, Dave 1962
Harlem Nocturne Hagen, Earle  
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Comstock, Frank 1943
Hayburner Nestico, Sammy 1968
Hello Dolly Warrington, John 1963
Here's That Rainy Day Unknown  
How High the Moon Warrington, John 1940
I Can't Get Started Warrington, John 1935
I Can't Give You Anything But Love Nestico, Sammy 1928
I Could Write A Book Fote, Richard  
I Get a Kick Out of You Dedrick, Art  
I Left My Heart in San Francisco Warrington, John 1954
I'll Be Around Nestico, Sammy  
I'll Remember April Osser, Glenn  
I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You Warrington, John 1932
Imagination Cacavas, John 1940
In a Mellow Tone Foster, Frank 1940
In Memory of Bix Kubis, Tom  
In the Mood Miller, Glenn 1939
Intermission Riff Comstock, Frank 1947
It Could Happen to You Warrington, John  
It Had Better Be Tonight Warrington, John 1964
It Had to be You Taylor, Mark 1924
It's a Wonderful World Nestico, Sammy 1939
It's All in the Game Hastings, Ross  
I've Got a Crush on You Barduhn, Dave  
Java Warrington, John 1958
Jersey Bounce Blakeman, Roy 1941
Johnson Rag Hudson, Will 1917
Jump, Jive, and Wail Holmes, Roger 1956
Just in Time Nestico, Sammy 1956
Kansas City Parker, Dave 1962
La Bamba Story, Mike 1958
La Bostella Metis, Frank 1965
Lady Lowden, Bob 1960
Laura Winsten, Mark 1945
Leap Frog Garland, Joe  
Let's Get Away From it All Arany, Cornel 1941
Lichtensteiner Polka Nelson, Fred 1957
Lil' Darlin' Hefti, Neal 1958
Little Brown Jug Nestico, Sammy 1942
Lonely Street Nestico, Sammy 1968
Louis Leaps Bell, Al 1998
Love is a Many Splendored Thing Baker, Jim 1955
Love is Blue Blackburn, Bryan 1966
Love Potion #9 Holmes, Roger  
Mack the Knife Sears, Jerry 1928
Makin' Whoopee Barduhn, Dave 1928
Mama Inez Andre, Fabian  
Mambo #5 Holmes, Roger 1999
Misty Warrington, John 1954
Mood Indigo Dedrick, Art 1931
Moon River Unknown 1934
Moonglow Dedrick, Art 1934
Moonlight Cocktail Conley, Lloyd 1941
Moonlight in Vermont Alexander, Van 1944
Moonlight Serenade Maltby, Richard 1939
More Ogerman, Claus  
Moten Swing Unknown  
Music to Watch Girls By Ramen, Sid 1966
My Funny Valentine Unknown  
Nancy's Dream Lowden, Robert  
On the Sunny Side of the Street Maltby, Richard  
Once in a While Bradford, Chuck 1937
One O'Clock Jump Maltby, Richard 1938
Peanut Vendor Vance, Dick 1928
Peg O My Heart Wolpe, Dave 1995
Pennsylvania Polka Schaefer, Will  
Pennsylvania 6-5000 Hest, Jeff 1940
Penthouse Serenade Warrington, John  
Perdido Nelson, Don 1942
Pink Panther Mancini, Henry 1964
Polka Medley Warrington, John 1950
Portrait of My Love Muston, Jeff 1960
Pushin' Sand Unknown  
Robbin's Nest Comstock, Frank 1947
Rock Around The Clock Berry, John 1953
Royal Garden Blues Barone, Mike  
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Comstock, Frank 1949
Sam's Boogie Nestico, Sammy 1960
Satin Doll Nestico, Sammy 1958
Second Hand Rose Clarke, Grant and Hanley, James 1921
September Song Mantooth, Frank 1938
Serenade in Blue Lewis, Mike 1942
Shiny Stockings Foster, Frank  
Skokiaan Warrington, John  
Sophisticated Lady Wolpe, Dave 1933
Spanish Eyes McLin, Ed 1965
Stardust Miller, Glenn  
Stormy Weather Dedrick, Art 1933
Sugar Blues Osser, Glenn  
Summer Wind Maltby, Richard  
Summertime Pemberton, Roger 1935
Sweet Georgia Brown Nestico, Sammy 1925
Take the "A" Train Strayhorn, Billy 1924
Tenderly Applebaum, Stanley 1946
That's A Plenty Hill, Charles Lee 1914
The Bunny Hop Estes, Bud 1952
The Christmas Song Lowden, Bob 1946
The Darktown Strutters' Ball Maltby, Richard 1917
The Door is Still Open to My Heart Warrington, John 1955
The Man with the Horn Estes, Bud 1946
The Nearness of You Warrington, John  
The Opener Strommen, Carl  
The Preacher Dedrick, Art 1956
The Queen Bee Nestico, Sammy 1964
The Shadow of Your Smile Sheddon, Earl 1965
The Way You Look Tonight Nestico, Sammy 1936
These Foolish Things Cacavas, John 1935
They Can't Take That Away From Me Nestico, Sammy 1937
Three Coins in the Fountain Maltby, Richard 1954
Time After Time Schamber, Don  
Truly Nestico, Sammy 1982
Tuxedo Junction Dedrick, Art 1940
Two O'Clock Jump Wolpe, Dave 1942
Undecided Osser, Glenn  
We've Only Just Begun Coker, Jerry 1970
What a Wonderful World Nowak, Jerry  
When the Saints Go Marchin' In Howard, Bill  
When You're Smiling Kubis, Tom  
White Christmas Taylor, Mark 1940
Winchester Cathedral Denning, Wade 1966
Wives and Lovers Warrington, John  
Woodchopper's Ball Osser, Glenn  
You and Me Blair, Peter