Five Beginner Jazz Songs for Singers
Five Enjoyable, Easy Jazz Songs to Sing When You’re Starting Out
If you’ve ever wondered what the best beginner songs for jazz singers are, well then today I’m sharing my top five easy jazz songs to sing when you’re just starting out. I chose these songs to give you a variety of repertoire ranging from swing to ballads to blues and latin, I hope you’ll enjoy my recommendations and add them to your performance chart book.
You can download the lyrics for all of these songs for free by searching for them online and if you want the jazz chart, download the ‘Real Book’ or head to sheetmusic.com or similar.
Get 10 sing-along tracks with the most common scales and arpeggios that you need to know.
Includes 10 tracks:
1 Major Scale
2 Major Arpeggio
3 Minor Scale
4 Minor Arpeggio
5 Dominant Scale
6 Dominant Arpeggio
7 Blues Scale
8 Major Pentatonic Scale
9 Minor Pentatonic Scale
10 Dorian Scale
Each track has an example then a piano plays the scale/ arpeggio with you to help you pitch each note correctly. Also comes with a handy PDF guide.
Here are five beginner jazz songs for singers:
1. AUTUMN LEAVES:
Eva Cassidy (gorgeous version): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXBNl…
Nat King Cole: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnp58…
2. BYE BYE BLACKBIRD:
Julie London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfANF…
Peggy Lee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVdz4…
3. NATURE BOY:
Aurora (very cool version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w-bQ…
Kurt Elling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8WxZ…
Joao Gilberto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxfPq…
Audrey Hepburn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVkQ4…
Ella Fitzgerald: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2big…
Billie Holiday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8eLH…
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