Jazz Instrumentals

Backthird Jazz ensembles perform most often as trios (piano, drums and stand-up bass) and quartets (the trio, plus a guitar).
Mark Nelson trio
Humble Organisms

  • “Ain’t Misbehavin'” – Fats Waller
  • “Alice in Wonderland” – Hilliard and Fain
  • “All Blues” – Miles Davis
  • “All of Me” – Billie Holiday
  • “All the Things You Are” – Jerome Kern
  • “Autumn Leaves” – Frank Sinatra
  • “Birk’s Works” – Dizzy Gillespie
  • “Blue Monk” – Thelonious Monk
  • “Blues on Sunday”Joshua Redman
  • “Body and Soul” – Hyeman, Sour, Eyton & Green
  • “Bye Bye Blackbird” – Henderson/Dixon
  • “Caravan” – Duke Ellington
  • “Centerpiece” – Edison and Hendricks
  • “Come Fly with Me” – Frank Sinatra
  • “D Natural Blues”Wes Montgomery
  • “Don’t Know Why”Norah Jones
  • “Fly Me to the Moon” – Frank Sinatra
  • “Easy Does It” Jazz standard
  • “Footprints” – Wayne Shorter
  • “Have You Met Miss Jones?” – Rogers and Hart
  • “How High The Moon” – Morgan Lewis
  • “I Could Write a Book” – Frank Sinatra
  • “I Love You” – Cole Porter
  • “If You Never Come to Me” – Gilbert Jobim
  • “It Had to Be You” – Isham Jones
  • “Just the Way You Look Tonight” – Fields and Kern
  • “Killer Joe” – Benny Golson
  • “Lady Bird” – Tadd Dameron
  • “Little Sunflower” – Freddie Hubbard
  • “Love is Here to Stay” – Ella Fitzgerald
  • “Misty” – Erroll Garner
  • “My Favorite Things” – Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • “My Funny Valentine” – Rodgers and Hart
  • “My One and Only Love” – Guy Wood
  • “My Romance” – Rodgers and Hart
  • “The Nearness of You” – Hoagy Carmichael
  • “Night and Day” – Cole Porter
  • “Old Folks” – Willard Robison
  • “On Green Dolphin Street” – Kaper/Washington
  • “Over the Rainbow” – Arlen and Young
  • “‘Round Midnight” – Thelonious Monk
  • “Sandu” – Clifford Brown
  • “Someday My Prince Will Come” – Morey and Churchill
  • “Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise” – Romberg and Hammerstein
  • “Stella by Starlight” – Victon Young
  • “Straight No Chaser” – Thelonious Monk
  • “Summertime” – George Gershwin
  • “Take Five” – Dave Brubeck
  • “Take the A-Train” – Billy Strayhorn
  • “Tenor Madness” – Sonny Rollins
  • “The Girl From Ipanema” – Jobim
  • “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” – George Gershwin
  • “There Is No Greater Love” – Jones and Symes
  • “What a Wonderful World” -Louis Armstrong
  • “What Is This Thing Called Love?” – Cole Porter
  • “When I Fall In Love” – Young and Heyman
  • “Yardbird Suite” – Charlie Parker