Must-Know Jazz Songs

I’ve been thinking about what songs I’d like to concentrate on next, and that led me to look at some “must-know” song lists for jazz musicians. Here are a few. (categorized by “standards,” “jazz standards,” and “jazz blues” and * and ** to indicate important and essential tunes) (100 “must knows”) (blog with reader submissions of top 10) (blog with reader submissions of the must-knows) (top 30 tunes plus links to various lists of standards, including those favored by Diana Krall, Keith Jarrett) (top 50)