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Jazz Ballads

Blue In Green

"Blue In Green" is a ballad allegedly written by Miles Davis for his famous hit record "Kind of Blue". Though Miles has been given...

Prelude To A Kiss

"Prelude To A Kiss" is a ballad composed by the great Duke Ellington and Irving Mills in 1938. Lyrics were written by Irving Gordon. This...

Darn That Dream

"Darn That Dream" is a beautiful ballad written by Jimmy Van Huesen and lyrics by Eddie DeLange. The tune was introduced by the Broadway...

Body And Soul

"Body and Soul" is a popular tune written in 1930 by Johnny Green. This is one of the most commonly played jazz ballads of all...

But Beautiful

“But Beautiful” is a ballad written by Jimmy Van Heusen, with lyrics written by Jimmy Burke. It was introduced in the film “Road to...

I Should Care

I Should Care appeared in the movie "Thrill of a Romance" in 1945. The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra played recorded the tune for the original...

Willow Weep for Me

Willow Weep for Me seems like one of those tunes that was in a musical or movie at some point, but that isn't the...

My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine was written by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart (before there was Rogers and Hammerstein).  It's from "Babes In Arms,"  a 1937...

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