• This is a working area featuring music under consideration for use in future critical listening lessons.

    NPR 100 most important works of the 20th century

    Carmen Highlights - Georges Bizet
    John Williams - Star Wars, Harry Potter
    Toru Takemitsu - From Me Flows What You Call time, Rain Coming or Requiem for Strings (possible tie in with Tsunami)
    Stravinski - Firebird and/or Rite of Spring
    Ukraine
    Modern Alternative Latino music
    Bela Fleck
    Gilberto Gil
    Video Games Live
    Magnificent Seven; Good, Bad, Ugly
    John Williams - Star Wars
    Bernstein - West Side Story (Next Year)
    Aha
    Herbie Hancock -  Watermelon Man, Cantaloup Island, Rocket, Chameleon 
    Weather Report
    Eduard Khil - Trololo
    Circo de Trombones (Trombone Circus) - El Manicero (the Peanut Vendor) by the Cuban composer Moises Simons (1889–1945)
    Mnozil Brass - Lonely Boy
    Michel Lauziere - Les Klaxons
    Canadian Brass
    Piano Guys
    Instruments of the Orchestra
    How Instruments are Made
    Hooked On...
    Philip Glass - Floe, Pendulum
    Philip Glass - Einstein on the Beach: Trial Prison, KP 1, 3, 5; Sesame Street - Geometry of Circles
    Philip Glass & Kronos Qtet - Dracula
    Duke Ellington - Nutcracker
    Feed the World
    Igor Stravinski - Firebird (Orchestra)
    Igor Stravinski - Firebird Project Documentary
    Igor Stravinski - Firebird Project Performance
    Igor Stravinski - Rite of Spring
    John Cage - Water Walk
    USA for Africa - We Are the World
    John Cage - Prepared Piano
    John Cage - 4'33"
    Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
    Prokofiev - Dance of the Knights
    Orff - Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
    Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
    Gene Autry - Back in the Saddle Again - next year
    Palladio
    Vangelis
    Without YouEverybody's Talking, and/or Coconut by Harry Nilsson
    Heard it through the Grapevine by Gladys Knight
    Air by J.S. Bach
    Moog Feature
    Giorgio Moroder
    I Feel Love by Donna Summer
    Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel (seeking a better live version)
    Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927) ft Ben Selvin and his Orchestra
    Zol shoyn kumen di geule by The Klezmatics (begins at 9:10)
    Long Lonesome Blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson 
    The Wild Goose by Kate Rusby
    Fix You by Coldplay
    He's Mistra Know-It-All by Stevie Wonder
    Coronation Anthem No. 1 (Zadok The Priest) by G.F. Handel*
    Akhnaten Prelude by Phillip Glass* (seeking live version)
    El Guantanamo - Septete Nacional de Ignacio Piniero (looking for a live version) *
    Pinapple Rag by Scott Joplin 
    Ain't Misbehavin' by Fats Waller (swing)
    Women in Music

    VH1 100 Greatest Women in Music

    Anoushka Shankar
    Aretha Franklin
    Astrud Gilberto
    Billie Holiday
    Bjork
    Cyndi Lauper
    Dollly Parton
    Donna Summer
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Eydie Gorme
    Gladys Knight
    Joan Baez
    Joni Mitchel
    Julie Andrews
    Las Fenix
    Linda Ronstadt
    Mabelle Carter
    Madonna
    Mahalia Jackson
    Maria Callas
    Nadia Boulanger
    Nina Simone
    Pat Benatar
    Patti Smith
    Pauline Oliveros
    Selena
    Tori Amos
    Wendy Carlos
    Whitney Houston - Switched on Bach

    Suggestions from friends and colleagues:

    Alison Balsam tpt
    Amy Grant
    Anoushka Shankar
    Barbara Butler tpt
    Barbra Streisand 
    Bessie Smith
    Bette Midler
    Beverly Sills opera
    Bonnie Rait
    Bria Skonberg, tpt & voice
    Carole King
    Carrie Underwood
    Celine Dione
    Charlotte Church
    Cher
    Cristina Scabbia (with Lacuna Coil)
    Dame Kiri te Kanawa, opera
    Dawn Upshaw, opera 
    Diana Washington - Queen of Blues
    Dinah Shore 50s
    Doris Day 50s
    Esperanza Spalding
    Gloria Estefan
    Jackie Evancho
    Jacquelin du Pre, cellist
    Jane Powell, hollywood musicals
    Joan Tower - Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
    June Carter Cash
    Karen Carpenter
    Kelly Clarkson
    Lady Gaga
    Lennon Sisters 50s
    Leontyne Price opera
    Loretta Lynn
    Lorrie Morgan
    Marie Speziale tpt
    Mary Lou Williams
    McGuire Sisters 50s
    Minnie Pearl
    Miriam Anderson opera
    Patsy Cline
    Patti Page 50s
    Reba McEntire
    Rosemary Clooney 50s
    Sarah Brightman, theater
    Sarah Vaughn
    Shirley Jones, Hollywood musicals
    Stevie Nicks
    Susan Boyle
    Tarja Turunen (Ciaran's Well)
    Taylor Swift
    Tine Thing Helseth tpt 

    Alicia de Larrocha piano
    Norah Jones
    Jewel
    Laura Nyro
    Wanda Landowska (an incredible keyboardist. She commissioned the Pleyel firm to build her a harpsichord, which she kept in her parlor. She left Europe to move to the US. She lived in Connecticut. She did not like to travel, partially because of her age and health, so the studio set up the recording equipment in her home, showed her what buttons to push, and she was essentially her own recording engineer.)

    100 Years of Women Composers

    35 Female Electronic Music Pioneers

    Women Composers
    Hildegard von Bingham
    Clara Schumann
    Joan Tower - Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman 

    Women's Orchestra

     


    EYEWITNESS GREAT MUSICIANS book published by DK.

    Book Chapters

    #
    Book Chapter
    CD Playlist
    Supplemental
      Roots of Music    
      Early Musicians 1.  Early chant Thomas Tallis
    William Byrd
      Claudio Monteverdi    
      George Frideric Handel 2. Handel – “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah Antonio Vivaldi
      Johann Sebastian Bach 4.  Bach – Courante from Suite for Solo Cello No. 4
    5.  Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, 3rd movement
    Andras Schiff
    Martin Luther

      Franz Joseph Hayden 6.  Haydn – Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”, 2nd movement Mozart
    Simon Rattle (conductor)
      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7.  Mozart – String Quartet No. 23 K 590, 4th movement Antonio Salieri
    Maxim Vengerov
    Gioacchino Rossini
      Ludwig van Beethoven 8.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, 3rd movement Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
      Franz Liszt   Sergei Rachmaninov
    Nicolo Paganini
      Richard Wagner   Conductors: Herbert Von Karajan, Hans von Bulow
      Giuseppe Verdi   Giacomo Puccini
    Georges Bizet
      Johannes Brahms 9.  Brahms – Waltz Op. 39 for Piano Sarah Chang
    Johann Strauss II
    Robert and Clara Shumann
    Antonio Stradivari
      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 10.  Tchaikovsky – Overture to The Nutcracker Valery Gergiev (conductor)
    Russian five (aka The Mighty Handful): Mily Balakirev, Modest Mussorgsky, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Borodin, and Cesar Cui
      Antonin Dvorak 11.  Dvorak – Songs My Mother Taught Me Edvard Grieg
    Johannes Brahms
    Yo Yo Ma
    Harry T. Burleigh
    Jean Sibelius
      Richard Strauss    
      Igor Stravinsky   Benny Goodman
    Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
      Arnold Shoenberg   George Gershwin
    Sally Burgess
      George Gershwin   Maurice Ravel
    Eva Gauthier
      Duke Ellington   Ella Fitzgerald
      Richard Rodgers   John Coltrane
    Julie Andrews
    Larry Hart
    Oscar Hammerstein
      Dmitri Shostakovich   Sergei Prokofiev
    Macbeth
    Mstislaw Rostropovich
      Leonard Bernstein   Aaron Copland
      Ali Akbar Kahn   Zakir Hussain
    John McLaughlin
    Bollywood

      Pierre Boulez   Ondes MArtenot
    Olivier Messiaen
    Wagner Ring Cycle
      Toru Takemitsu   John Cage
    Olivier Messiaen
    Duke Ellington
    Claude Debussy
      Phillip Glass   David Bowie
    Kronos String Quartet
    Mahatma Ghandi
    Dalai Lama
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
      The Beatles   Ravi Shankar
    The Tornados - Telstar (first Brit song to chart #1 on US pop charts)
    Telstar Satellite Launched 1962
      Bob Dylan   Joan Baez
    Woody Guthrie
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Cold War, Vietnam
      Michael Jackson   Jackson 5
      Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira   influenced by Pink Floyd, Yes, Incredible String Band

    Brazil, Carnival

    Tropicalia style
      Youssou N'Dour   his band "Etoile de Dakar"

    African griot singing

    CD Playlist

    1.  Early chant
    2.  Handel – “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah
    3.  Vivaldi  – “Winter” from The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 4, 2nd movement
    4.  Bach – Courante from Suite for Solo Cello No. 4
    5.  Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, 3rd movement
    6.  Haydn – Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”, 2nd movement
    7.  Mozart – String Quartet No. 23 K 590, 4th movement
    8.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, 3rd movement
    9.  Brahms – Waltz Op. 39 for Piano
    10.  Tchaikovsky – Overture to The Nutcracker
    11.  Dvorak – Songs My Mother Taught Me
    12.  Grieg – “In The Hall Of The Mountain King” from the music for Peer Gynt
    13.  Sibelius – Valse Triste
    14.  Chopin – Waltz Op. 64 No. 1 (The “Minute” Waltz)
    15.  J Strauss II  – “Tritsch Tratsch” Polka
    16.  Offenbach –  “Barcarolle” from The Tales of Hoffmann
    17.  Mussorgsky (orchestrated by Ravel) – “ Promenade” from Pictures at an Exhibition
    18.  Berlioz – “Valse” from Symphonie Fantastique
    19.  Bizet – “Farandole” from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2
    20.  Mendelssohn – “Nocturne” from the music for Midsummer Night’s Dream
    21.  Elgar – Variation No. 9 “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations
      

    Milestones in Music A-Z of Great Performers More Great Composers
    • Oh Suzanna
    • Jacques Offenbach - La Vie Parisienne
    • George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
    • Kurt Weill and Bertold Brecht - Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)
    • Aaron Copland - Billie the Kid
    • Bing Crosby - White Christmas, Chattanooga Choo Choo
    • Benjamin Britten - Peter Grimes
    • Elliot Carter - String Quartet No. 1 (R&B)
    • John Cage - 4'33"
    • Bill Haley
    • Krysztof Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
    • Beatles
    • Woodstock - Janis Joplin, Himi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, and many others
    • Patti Smith - Hey Joe (punk)
    • Phillip Glass - Einstein on the Beach
    • Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight
    • Michael Jackson - Thriller
    • Live Aide
    • Claudio Abbado
    • Louis Armstrng (seen)
    • Marian Anderson
    • Beach Boys (seen)
    • Chuck Berry
    • James Brown
    • Maria Callas
    • Enrico Caruso
    • Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby
    • Pablo Casalas
    • Ray Charles Robinson
    • Miles Davis (seen)
    • Gustavo Dudamel (seen)
    • Aretha Franklin
    • Vladimir Horowitz
    • Jascha Heifetz
    • Jimi Hendrix
    • Keith Jarret
    • Robert Johnson
    • Janis Joplin
    • Scott Joplin (seen)
    • Fela Kuti
    • Led Zepplin
    • Madonna
    • Bob Marley (seen)
    • Hugh Masekela
    • Joni Mitchell
    • Charlie Parker (teacher dislikes)
    • Luciano Pavarotti (seen)
    • Elvis
    • Arthur Rubinstein
    • Andres Segovia
    • Frank Sinatra
    • Rolling Stones
    • Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique
    • Georgez Bizet - Carmen
    • Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra
    • Frederic Chopin -The Funeral March, Minute Waltz
    • Claude Debussy - Prelude a l'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
    • Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations, Cello Concerto, Pomp and Circumstance
    • Manuel De Falla - Ritual Fire Dance, La Vida Breve
    • Charles Ives - folk melodies and hymn tunes
    • Leos Janacek - Jenufa, Kat'a Kabanovd
    • Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, Wedding March
    • Gustav Mahler - Adagietto from Symphony No. 5.  Symphony No. 8 (1,030 musicians)
    • Jacques Offenbach - Orpheus in the Underworld (Can Can), The Tales from Hoffman
    • Carl Orff - O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
    • Cole Porter - Kiss Me Kate, Anything Goes, Silk Stockings
    • Henry Purcell - Rondo from Abdelazer of the Moor's Revenge
    • A. R. Rahman - Bombay Dreams
    • Gioacchino Rossini - The Barber of Seville, Overture to William Tell
    • Franz Schubert
    • Stephen Sondheim - West Side Story (lyrics), others
    • John Williams - Star Wars, ET, Harry Potter

    Ideas under consideration:

    • Toru Takemitsu - From Me Flows What You Call time, Rain Coming or Requiem for Strings (possible tie in with Tsunami)
    • Stravinski - Firebird and/or Rite of Spring
    • Ukraine
    • more women (Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston, Bjork); women's orchestra
    • Selena
    • Modern Alternative Latino music
    • Bela Fleck
    • Gilberto Gil
    • Video Games Live
    • Magnificent Seven; Good, Bad, Ugly
    • John Williams - Star Wars
    • Bernstein - West Side Story (Next Year)
    • Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (Next Year)
    • Aha
    • Herbie Hancock -  Watermelon Man, Cantaloup Island, Rocket, Chameleon 
    • Weather Report
    • Eduard Khil - Trololo
    • Nadia Boulanger
    • Circo de Trombones (Trombone Circus) - El Manicero (the Peanut Vendor) by the Cuban composer Moises Simons (1889–1945)
    • Mnozil Brass - Lonely Boy
    • Michel Lauziere - Les Klaxons
    • Canadian Brass
    • Piano Guys
    • Instruments of the Orchestra
    • How Instruments are Made
    • Hooked On...
    • OK Go - Writing's on the Wall
      Philip Glass - Floe, Pendulum
      Philip Glass - Einstein on the Beach: Trial Prison, KP 1, 3, 5; Sesame Street - Geometry of Circles
      Charreria Short
      Philip Glass & Kronos Qtet - Dracula
      Dia de los Muertos short
      Rodeo Short
      Duke Ellington - Nutcracker
      Feed the World
      Playing for Change - Feliz Navidad
      Igor Stravinski - Firebird (Orchestra)
      Igor Stravinski - Firebird Project Documentary
      Igor Stravinski - Firebird Project Performance
      Igor Stravinski - Rite of Spring
      Weird Al Yankovic - Bob
      John Cage - Water Walk
      USA for Africa - We Are the World
      John Cage - Prepared Piano
      John Cage - 4'33"
    • Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
      Prokofiev - Dance of the Knights
      Orff - Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
      Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
    • Gene Autry - Back in the Saddle Again - next year

    This year's playlist may center around the EYEWITNESS GREAT MUSICIANS book published by DK.

    Book Chapters

    #
    Book Chapter
    CD Playlist
    Supplemental
      Roots of Music    
      Early Musicians 1.  Early chant Thomas Tallis
    William Byrd
      Claudio Monteverdi    
      George Frideric Handel 2. Handel – “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah Antonio Vivaldi
      Johann Sebastian Bach 4.  Bach – Courante from Suite for Solo Cello No. 4 
    5.  Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, 3rd movement
    Andras Schiff
    Martin Luther

      Franz Joseph Hayden 6.  Haydn – Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”, 2nd movement Mozart
    Simon Rattle (conductor)
      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7.  Mozart – String Quartet No. 23 K 590, 4th movement Antonio Salieri
    Maxim Vengerov
    Gioacchino Rossini
      Ludwig van Beethoven 8.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, 3rd movement Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
      Franz Liszt   Sergei Rachmaninov
    Nicolo Paganini
      Richard Wagner   Conductors: Herbert Von Karajan, Hans von Bulow
      Giuseppe Verdi   Giacomo Puccini
    Georges Bizet
      Johannes Brahms 9.  Brahms – Waltz Op. 39 for Piano Sarah Chang
    Johann Strauss II
    Robert and Clara Shumann
    Antonio Stradivari
      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 10.  Tchaikovsky – Overture to The Nutcracker Valery Gergiev (conductor)
    Russian five (aka The Mighty Handful): Mily Balakirev, Modest Mussorgsky, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Borodin, and Cesar Cui 
      Antonin Dvorak 11.  Dvorak – Songs My Mother Taught Me Edvard Grieg
    Johannes Brahms
    Yo Yo Ma
    Harry T. Burleigh
    Jean Sibelius
      Richard Strauss    
      Igor Stravinsky   Benny Goodman
    Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
      Arnold Shoenberg   George Gershwin
    Sally Burgess
      George Gershwin   Maurice Ravel
    Eva Gauthier
      Duke Ellington   Ella Fitzgerald
      Richard Rodgers   John Coltrane
    Julie Andrews
    Larry Hart
    Oscar Hammerstein
      Dmitri Shostakovich   Sergei Prokofiev
    Macbeth
    Mstislaw Rostropovich
      Leonard Bernstein   Aaron Copland
      Ali Akbar Kahn   Zakir Hussain
    John McLaughlin
    Bollywood

      Pierre Boulez   Ondes MArtenot
    Olivier Messiaen
    Wagner Ring Cycle
      Toru Takemitsu   John Cage
    Olivier Messiaen
    Duke Ellington
    Claude Debussy
      Phillip Glass   David Bowie
    Kronos String Quartet
    Mahatma Ghandi
    Dalai Lama
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
      The Beatles   Ravi Shankar
    The Tornados - Telstar (first Brit song to chart #1 on US pop charts)
    Telstar Satellite Launched 1962
      Bob Dylan   Joan Baez
    Woody Guthrie
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Cold War, Vietnam
      Michael Jackson   Jackson 5
      Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira   influenced by Pink Floyd, Yes, Incredible String Band

    Brazil, Carnival

    Tropicalia style
      Youssou N'Dour   his band "Etoile de Dakar"

    African griot singing

    CD Playlist

    1.  Early chant 
    2.  Handel – “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah 
    3.  Vivaldi  – “Winter” from The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 4, 2nd movement
    4.  Bach – Courante from Suite for Solo Cello No. 4 
    5.  Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, 3rd movement 
    6.  Haydn – Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”, 2nd movement
    7.  Mozart – String Quartet No. 23 K 590, 4th movement 
    8.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, 3rd movement
    9.  Brahms – Waltz Op. 39 for Piano 
    10.  Tchaikovsky – Overture to The Nutcracker 
    11.  Dvorak – Songs My Mother Taught Me 
    12.  Grieg – “In The Hall Of The Mountain King” from the music for Peer Gynt 
    13.  Sibelius – Valse Triste 
    14.  Chopin – Waltz Op. 64 No. 1 (The “Minute” Waltz)
    15.  J Strauss II  – “Tritsch Tratsch” Polka 
    16.  Offenbach –  “Barcarolle” from The Tales of Hoffmann
    17.  Mussorgsky (orchestrated by Ravel) – “ Promenade” from Pictures at an Exhibition 
    18.  Berlioz – “Valse” from Symphonie Fantastique 
    19.  Bizet – “Farandole” from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 
    20.  Mendelssohn – “Nocturne” from the music for Midsummer Night’s Dream 
    21.  Elgar – Variation No. 9 “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations
      

    Milestones in Music

    Oh Suzanna

    Jacques Offenbach - La Vie Parisienne

    George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

    Kurt Weill and Bertold Brecht - Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera)

    Aaron Copland - Billie the Kid

    Bing Crosby - White Christmas, Chattanooga Choo Choo

    Benjamin Britten - Peter Grimes

    Elliot Carter - String Quartet No. 1 (R&B)

    John Cage - 4'33"

    Bill Haley

    Krysztof Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima

    Beatles

    Woodstock - Janis Joplin, Himi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, and many others

    Patti Smith - Hey Joe (punk)

    Phillip Glass - Einstein on the Beach

    Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight

    Michael Jackson - Thriller

    Live Aide

    A-Z of Great Performers

    Claudio Abbado

    Louis Armstrng (seen)

    Marian Anderson

    Beach Boys (seen)

    Chuck Berry

    James Brown

    Maria Callas

    Enrico Caruso

    Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby

    Pablo Casalas

    Ray Charles Robinson

    Miles Davis (seen)

    Gustavo Dudamel (seen)

    Aretha Franklin

    Vladimir Horowitz

    Jascha Heifetz

    Jimi Hendrix

    Keith Jarret

    Robert Johnson

    Janis Joplin

    Scott Joplin (seen)

    Fela Kuti

    Led Zepplin

    Madonna

    Bob Marley (seen)

    Hugh Masekela

    Joni Mitchell

    Charlie Parker (teacher dislikes)

    Luciano Pavarotti (seen)

    Elvis

    Arthur Rubinstein

    Andres Segovia

    Frank Sinatra

    Rolling Stones

    More Great Composers

    Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

    Georgez Bizet - Carmen

    Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra

    Frederic Chopin -The Funeral March, Minute Waltz

    Claude Debussy - Prelude a l'Apres-Midi d'un Faune

    Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations, Cello Concerto, Pomp and Circumstance

    Manuel De Falla - Ritual Fire Dance, La Vida Breve

    Charles Ives - folk melodies and hymn tunes

    Leos Janacek - Jenufa, Kat'a Kabanovd

    Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, Wedding March

    Gustav Mahler - Adagietto from Symphony No. 5.  Symphony No. 8 (1,030 musicians)

    Jacques Offenbach - Orpheus in the Underworld (Can Can), The Tales from Hoffman

    Carl Orff - O Fortuna from Carmina Burana

    Cole Porter - Kiss Me Kate, Anything Goes, Silk Stockings

    Henry Purcell - Rondo from Abdelazer of the Moor's Revenge

    A. R. Rahman - Bombay Dreams

    Gioacchino Rossini - The Barber of Seville, Overture to William Tell

    Franz Schubert

    Stephen Sondheim - West Side Story (lyrics), others

    John Williams - Star Wars, ET, Harry Potter

    --

    Nutcracker

    Palladio



    Considerations from previous years

     

    Carole King
    Spike Jones - Hits Medley

    George Strait
    W.C. Handy
    B.B. King

    Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther
    Horace Silver - Song for My Father (Brazilian influence)
    Art Blakey - Moanin'
    Art Blakey - The Egyptian

    Muddy Waters
    Willie Dixon
    Elvis Presley

    Herbie Hancock - Cantaloupe Island https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrgP1u5YWEg

    Toru Takemitsu - From Me Flows What You Call time, Rain Coming or Requiem for Strings (possible tie in with Tsunami anniversary) Chamber

    Kind of Blue - Miles
    West Side Story
    Warner Brothers Cartoon Music

    Alexander's Ragtime Band NPR 100
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtYaB9HSUsU Alice Faye

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvwnwaK9FNM Player Piano
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yqk-iTf6YM Delta Jazz Band
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6ZoKObSNd4 Dancers

    St Louis Blues NPR100
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmFUXYaZIMk (78 RPM)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbzyQ6wjgdY (from Boardwalk Empire)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCXElQY6TBo (Brubek)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_94hrye_vW4 (Bach Scholar Piano)


    King Porter Stomp
    Hello Dolly
    Louis Armstrong, Preservation Hall Jazz Band (Charleston, Muskrat Ramble, 12th Street, Saints, Sweet Georgia Brown, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Bill Bailey, Do you know what it means to miss NOLA, Basin Street(?), Tiger Rag)

    Marching Band http://www.fromthe50yardline.com/#!store/cwzt

    Dizzy Gilespie - Night in Tunisia
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkemox0461U

    John Coletrane
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saN1BwlxJxA
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry3_wiiH4Pc (long program)

    Irakere (Cuba)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1TvtB0GoQ0
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e45YS_IDPQ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxFhF6FSUHQ

     

     

    ABBA

    Without YouEverybody's Talking, and/or Coconut by Harry Nilsson

    Heard it through the Grapevine by Gladys Knight

    Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

    Air by J.S. Bach
    Switched on Bach by Wendy Carlos
    Moog Feature

    Giorgio Moroder
    I Feel Love by Donna Summer

    Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel (seeking a better live version)
    Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927) ft Ben Selvin and his Orchestra
    Zol shoyn kumen di geule by The Klezmatics (begins at 9:10)
    Long Lonesome Blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson 
    The Wild Goose by Kate Rusby
    Fix You by Coldplay
    He's Mistra Know-It-All by Stevie Wonder
    Coronation Anthem No. 1 (Zadok The Priest) by G.F. Handel*
    Akhnaten Prelude by Phillip Glass* (seeking live version)
    El Guantanamo - Septete Nacional de Ignacio Piniero (looking for a live version) *
    Pinapple Rag by Scott Joplin 
    Ain't Misbehavin' by Fats Waller (swing)