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Here is a selection of tunes from my "standard" set list (vocal & instrumental) Ideal as background music for drinks receptions! (Scroll down for my "party" set!)

1920's:

Blue Skies – Irving Berlin (Rod Stewart “Great American Songbook arrangement)
    Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson
    Someone To Watch Over Me – George Gershwin


    1930's:

    Anything Goes - Cole Porter
    I Got Rhythm - George Gershwin
    Puttin’ On the Ritz – Irving Berlin
    Cheek to Cheek – Irving Berlin
    Summertime – George Gershwin
    Let’s Face the Music and Dance – Irving Berlin
    The Very Thought of You - Ray Noble
    Every Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter (Rod Stewart “Great American Songbook arrangement)
    I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Irving Berlin (Rod Stewart “Great American Songbook arrangement)
    Little Brown Jug – Joseph Winner
    They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin (Robbie Williams Swing Album arrangement)
    Tuxedo Junction – Glenn Miller
    Have You Met Miss Jones – Richard Rogers (Robbie Williams Swing Album arrangement)
     

    1940's:

    Let There Be Love - Nat King Cole
    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Vera Lynn
    It Had to Be You - Dooley Wilson (Film Casablanca 1942)
    As Time Goes By - Dooley Wilson (Film Casablanca 1942)
    God Bless the Child - Ella Fitzgerald
    Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
    That Ole Devil Called Love - Billy Holiday (Alison Moyet arrangement)
    Autumn Leaves (Big Band Swing arrangement) – Joseph Kosma & Jaques Prevert
    Chattanooga Choo Choo - The Andrews Sisters
    Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree – The Andrews Sisters
    Moonglow - Artie Shaw
    Nature Boy – Nat King Cole (Celine Dion arrangement)
    Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk
    One for My Baby - Frank Sinatra (Robbie Williams (Swing Album arrangement)
    We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn
    Bless ‘em All / We’re Gonna Hang Out the Washing on The Siegfried Line / Kiss
    Me Goodnight Sergeant Major – Wartime Favourites Medley

     

    1950's:

    Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
    I Put a Spell on You - "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins (Annie Lennox “Nostalgia” Album arrangement)
    Fever - Peggy Lee
    I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
    True Love Ways - Buddy Holly
    Fly Me to The Moon - Frank Sinatra
    Come Fly with Me - Frank Sinatra
    Blue Moon - Ella Fitzgerald
    Cry Me A River - Julia London
    Lipstick on Your Collar - Connie Francis
    When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole
    Li’l Darlin’ - Count Basie Orchestra (1957 Jazz Standard)
    Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis
    Misty - Johnny Mathis
    Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
    Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
    Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
    Edelweiss – Rogers & Hammerstein (from The Sound of Music)
    Get Happy - Judy Garland
    Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
    Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
    Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin/Frank Sinatra (Robbie Williams (Swing Album arrangement)
    My Baby Just Cares for Me – Nina Simone
    My Favourite Things - Rogers & Hammerstein (from The Sound of Music)
    Sway – Dean Martin (Michael Bublé arrangement
    Tequila – The Champs
    What A Difference a Day Makes – Dinah Washington (Renee Olstead arrangement)
    Witchcraft – Frank Sinatra

     

    1960’s:

    Ain’t That a Kick in The Head - Dean Martin
    I Only Wanna Be with You - Dusty Springfield
    Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps - Doris Day
    Dream A Little Dream - The Mamas & Papas
    Crazy - Patsy Cline
    At Last - Etta James
    Moon River - Henry Mancini
    Be My Baby - The Ronettes
    The Look of Love - Dusty Springfield
    Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
    He Ain’t Heavy.....He’s My Brother - The Hollies
    The Girl from Ipanema (Brazilian Bossa Nova Jazz Tune) - Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz
    Yesterday - The Beatles
    These Boots Were Made for Walking - Nancy Sinatra
    Son of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
    Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
    Get Ready - The Temptations
    Pink Panther - Henri Mancini
    Spooky – Dusty Springfield
    Da Do Ron Ron - The Crystals
    Downtown – Petula Clark
    Feelin’ Good – Nina Simone (Michael Bublé arrangement)
    Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles
    I Just Wanna Make Love to You – Etta James
    Mustang Sally / In the Midnight Hour Soul Medley – Wilson Pickett
    My Way – Frank Sinatra
    Stand by Me - Ben E King
    What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
    When I’m 64 – The Beatles
    Words – The Bee Gees

     

    1970's:

    Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle
    Yesterday Once More - The Carpenters
    I Won’t Last a Day Without You - The Carpenters
    I Have a Dream - ABBA
    Your Song - Elton John
    Moondance - Van Morrison
    Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone - Bill Withers
    Imagine - John Lennon
    Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
    Burning Love – Elvis Presley
    How Deep Is Your Love – The Bee Gees
    Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
    Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille
    One Step Beyond - Madness
    Parisienne Walkways - Gary Moore
    Take Me Home Country Roads – John Denver
    Top of The World – The Carpenters
    Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
    You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder

     

    1980's:

    Echo Beach - Martha & The Muffins
    Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
    Hello - Lionel Ritchie
    It Must be Love – Madness
    Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers
    The Lady in Red - Chris De Burgh
    True - Spandau Ballet
    Will You - Hazel O’Connor
    Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
    Simply the Best - Tina Turner
    Never Tear Us Apart – INXS
    Saving All My Love for You – Whitney Houston
    If Tomorrow Never Comes – Garth Brooks (Ronan Keating arrangement)

     

    1990's:

    Over the Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
    She’s the One - Robbie Williams
    Fields of Gold – Sting

     

    2000’s

    To Make You Feel My Love - Adele
    A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
    Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
    How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
    If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
    Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
    Perfect - Ed Sheeran
    Run – Snow Patrol (Leona Lewis version)
    Rule the World - Take That
    The Flood - Take That
    Somethin’ Stupid – Nicole Kidman & Robbie Williams
    You Raise Me Up - Westlife
    Warwick Avenue – Duffy

     

    Songs for Christmas

    Blue Christmas - Lady Antebellum version
    All I Want for Christmas Is You - Lady Antebellum version
    Eternal Light – Kenny G
    Happy Christmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon
    Hark the Herald – Carrie Underwood version
    Have Yourself a Very Merry Christmas – Judy Garland
    Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms
    Let It Snow - Lady Antebellum version
    Holy Night - Carrie Underwood version
    Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
    Run Run Rudolph – Bryan Adams version
    Santa Baby – Kylie Minogue version
    Santa Claus Is Coming to Town – The Crystals
    Silent Night – Kenny G arrangement
    Sleigh Ride – Ella Fitzgerald version
    The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting On an Open Fire) – Nat King Cole
    The First Noel - Lady Antebellum version
    White Christmas – Bing Crosby
    Winter Wonderland – Doris Day

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    The following are from my upbeat "party" set list and comprise 100% vocals (no saxophone unless stated):

    Breakout - Swing Out Sister
    Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
    Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
    Knock On Wood - Seal
    Kids In America - Kim Wilde
    It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls
    Disco Inferno - The Trammps
    Voulez-Vous - Abba
    Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
    Le Freak - Chic
    River Deep Mountain High - Tina Turner
    Footloose - Kenny Loggins
    Johnny B Goode - Cliff Richard
    Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
    Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
    Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
    One Way Or Another - Blondie
    Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas
    Reach Out - The Four Tops

    Let's Stick Together - Bryan Ferry
    Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
    Soul Man - Sam & Dave
    Get Ready - The Temptations
    Valerie - Amy Winehouse
    Man, I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
    Love Really Hurts Without You - Billy Ocean
    Chain Reaction - Diana Ross
    Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
    Domino - Jessie J
    Can't Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie Minogue
    Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
    Madonna Medley (Vogue, Borderline, Holiday, Lucky Star, Into The Groove)
    Blondie Medley (Heart Of Glass, Denis, Atomic, Call Me)
    I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters
    Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
    Simply The Best - Tina Turner (With Sax Solo!)