Jazz du Jour

Based in Springfield Oregon



The theory behind Jazz Du Jour is to play for the audience, not for ourselves. It is very important for us to make a connection with our audience and to not play an abstract selection of obscure songs. The collective of Jazz du Jour are seasoned professionals and our song selection covers a wide range of the “Greatest Hits” of Jazz grooves and styles as can be witnessed in the sampled song list below.

SWING:
Satin Doll . Duke Ellington
Autumn Leaves . Johnny Mercer
Four . Miles Davis
Green Dolphin Street . Kaper/Washington

BOSSA NOVA'S:
Girl From Ipenema . Carlos Jobim
Blue Bossa . Kenny Dorham
Sunny . Bobby Hebb
Black Orpheus . Lovis Bonfi
Song For My Father . Horace Silver

STANDARDS:
My Little Suede Shoes . Benny Goodman
Sunny . Bobby Hebb
Summertime . George Gershwin

BLUES:
All Blues . Miles Davis
Blue Trane . John Coltrane
Chitlins Con Carne . Kenny Burrell

BALLADS:
Angel Eyes . Dennis/Brent
Stormy Weather . Koehler/Arlen
God Bless The Child . Billy Holiday


FUSION:
Footprints . Wayne Shorter
Cantaloupe Island . Herbie Hancock
Sugar . Stanley Turrentine
Killer Joe . Benny Golson
Take Five . Dave Brubeck