Jazz Singers

Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers with Johnaye Kendrick
2018 April 7
1. Spring Is Here Richad Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
2. Strollin’ Horace Silver
3. Four and One Moore Gerry Mulligan
4. A Thousand Nights Johnaye Kendrick
5. Standing Still Johnaye Kendrick
6. Love Johnaye Kendrick
7. Here Johnaye Kendrick
8. Flying Johnaye Kendrick
9. All the Things You Are Oscar Hammerstein II/Jerome Kern
10. Leonard’s Tune Leonard Patton
11. 3 x 5 John Mayer
12. The Water Johnaye Kendrick
13. Good Bait Tadd Dameron
14. I Will Wait Forever Johnaye Kendrick
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2017 November 10
1. There Is No Greater Love Isham Jones/Marty Symes
2. Espera Esperanza Spalding
3. Your Love Makes Me Blue Leonard Patton
4. Tea for Two Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar
5. Little Suede Shoes/Day by Day Charlie Parker/ Axel Stordahl/Paul Weston/Sammy Cahn
6. O Pato Jaime Silva/Neuza Teixeira/Antonio Carlos Jobim
7. Never Make Your Move Too Soon Nesbert Stix Hooper
8. Forró Brasil Hermeto Pascoal
9. The Shadow of Your Smile Johnny Mandel/Paul Francis Webster
10. Rock with You Rod Temperton
11. Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street? Joe Raposo/Jon Stone/Bruce Hart
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers with Sara Gazarek and Josh Nelson
2017 April 22
1. Blue Rondo à la Turk Dave Brubeck/Al Jarreau
2. Exactly Like You Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh
3. This Happy Madness Antônio Carlos Jobim/Gene Lees
4. I’m Old Fashioned Jerome Kern/Johnny Mercer
5. Mood Indigo Duke Ellington/Barney Bigard/Irving Mills
6. On the Sunny Side of the Street Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields
7. I Can’t Make You Love Me Mike Reid/Allen Shamblin
8. Behind Me Josh Nelson/Sara Gazarek
9. Unpack Your Adjectives George R. Newall
10. Flying Home Benny Goodman/Lionel Hampton/Sid Robin
11. O Pato Jayme Silva/Neuza Teixeira
12. Blackbird/Bye Bye Blackbird Paul McCartney/Ray Henderson/Mort Dixon
13. Discoveries Josh Nelson
14. Spirit Josh Nelson
15. No Moon at All David A. Mann/Redd Evans
16. So This Is Love Mack David/Al Hoffman/Jerry Livingston
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2016 November 18
1. I’m Through with Love Joseph “Fud” Livingston/Matt Malneck
2. Path of Least Resistance Steven Harlos
3. Dalto/Dreaming from the Blue Bill Cunliffe/Rosana Eckert
4. Holiday for Strings David Rose
5. Whispering Grass (Don’t Tell the Trees) Fred Fisher/Doris Fisher
6. Bird Alone Abbey Lincoln
7. Mononucleosis Anna Jalkéus
8. NOLA Blues Jennifer Barnes
9. Angé Donald R. Brown/Sanda Allyson
10. Yesterday Paul McCartney
11. Fascinating Rhythm George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin
12. I Hear Music, Dancing on a Dime Burton Lane/Frank Loesser
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2016 April 16
1. My, How The Time Goes By Cy Coleman/Carolyn Leigh
2. My Sugar is So Refined Sydney Lippman/Sylvia Dee
3. Otoño Vince Mendoza
4. Impossible Jo Lawry
5. In A Spin Jo Lawry
6. Morning Person Jo Lawry
7. I Could Have Danced All Night Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay
8. Taking Pictures Jo Lawry
9. I Want To Be Happy Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar
10. Mini 1, Mini 2 Isabel Crespo
11. On The Sunny Side Of The Street Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields
12. Ready, Aim, Fire Jo Lawry
13. Gloves Go On Jo Lawry
14. Please Don’t Think Jo Lawry
15. Remember Irving Berlin
16. Until, Kate & Leopold Sting
17. Lôro Egberto Gismonti
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2015 November 20
1. Lot of Livin’ to Do Charles Strouse/Lee Adams
2. Bananeira Gilberto Gil/João Donato
3. Cedar’s Blues Cedar Walton
4. Some Other Time Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden/Adolph Green
5. I Want To Be Happy Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar
6. Fire Bill Evans/Janice Borla
7. How You Loved Me On Mars Josh Nelson
8. I’m Always Drunk in San Francisco Tommy Wolf
9. Tomorrow’s Another Day Traditional Swedish Folk Song/ King Pleasure
10. I Wish You Love Leo Chauliac/Charles Trenet/Albert Beach
11. High Wire Chick Corea/Tony Cohan
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers & One O’Clock
2015 April 17
1. Come Rain or Come Shine Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer
2. On a Clear Day Burton Lane/Alan Jay Lerner
3. Georgia on my Mind Hoagy Carmichael/Stuart Gorrell
4. Willow Weep for Me Ann Ronell
5. A Beautiful Friendship Donald Kahn/Stanley Styne
6. Like Someone in Love Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke
7. The Yellow Rose of Texas Traditional Folk Song
8. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby Harry Warren/Johnny Mercer
9. Love Locked Out Max Kester/Ray Noble
10. Children’s Games Antônio Carlos Jobim/Billy Blanco
11. Born to Be Blue Mel Tormé/Robert Wells
12. Close Enough for Love Johnny Mandel/Paul Williams
13. Laura David Raksin/Johnny Mercer
14. Tangerine Victor Schertzinger/Johnny Mercer
Jazz Singers
UNT Sounds of the Holidays
2014 December 6
1. Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson
2. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Ralph Blane/Hugh Martin
3. Go Tell It on the Mountain African American Spiritual
4. Good King Wenceslas Traditional 13th-century Finnish Carol
5. The Christmas Waltz Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne
6. Snowfall Claude Thornhill
7. Jingle Bells James Lord Pierpont
8. The Christmas Song Mel Tormé/Robert Wells
9. Christmas Time Is Here Lee Mendelson/Vince Guaraldi
10. Merry Christmas, Darling Richard Carpenter/Frank Pooler
11. Angels We Have Heard On High Traditional French Carol
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2014 November 21
1. Groovin’ Hard Don Menza/Rob Burgess/ Kelly Kunz/Amanda Kunz
2. Home With You Shelly Berg/Lorraine Feather
3. Journey of Life Cyrille Aimée/Diego Figueiredo
4. Like Someone in Love Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke
5. On the Sunny Side of the Street Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields
6. Let There Be Love Lionel Rand/Ian Grant
7. Freddie Freeloader Miles Davis/Jon Hendricks
8. Object Devotion Luciana Souza/Peter Eldridge/Lauren Kinhan
9. Moondance Van Morrison
10. Magnolia Taylor Eigsti/Becca Stevens
11. Snowfall ClaudeThornhill
12. La Fiesta/Tierra De Mi Madre Chick Corea/Danilo Pérez
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2014 April 12
1. Lover Come Back to Me Sigmund Romberg/Oscar Hammerstein II
2. Tight Betty Carter
3. Very Early Bill Evan
4. Sidewinder Lee Morgan/Jon Hendricks
5. Love Paul Simon
6. Acaso (No Tomorrow) Abel Silva/Ivan Lins/Peter Eldridge
7. I Know the Way to Brooklyn Lorraine Feather
8. Agua Djavan/Brock P. Walsh
9. The Double Blues Orbert Davis/Kurt Elling
10. Stolen Moments Oliver Nelson/Mark Murphy
11. Sing, You Sinners Sam Coslow/W. Franke Harling/Kurt Elling
12. Say You’ll Go Irvin Robinson/Nathaniel Irvin III/Charles Joseph II
13. You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby Harry Warren/Johnny Mercer
14. Something Like My Own Eddie Arkin/Lorraine Feather
15. Sassy Janis Siegel/Ben Bodine/Cheryl Bentyne
16. Birdland Josef Zawinul/Jon Hendricks
17. Centerpiece Harry Edison/Jon Hendricks
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2013 November 23
1. Sweet Georgia Brown Ben Bernie/Maceo Pinkard/Kenneth Casey
2. Farmer’s Market Art Farmer/Annie Ross
3. Sleep Loved Roger Kellaway
4. Stone Ground Seven Roger Kellaway
5. I Can’t Help It Stevie Wonder/Susaye Greene-Broen
6. Your Eyes Sunny Wilkinson/Brian Atchison
7. Never Say Yes Nat Adderley
8. Dienda Kenny Kirkland/Sting
9. Crazy Good Grant Geissman/Gary Eckert
10. Nu Nu Avishai Cohen
11. Snowfall ClaudeThornhill
12. Stella By Starlight Victor Young/Ned Washington
13. You Don’t Love Me Like You Used To Michael Ruff
Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
2013 April 13
1. Sometimes I'm Happy Vincent Youmans/Irving Caesar
2. Four Miles Davis/Jon Hendricks
3. Morning Coffee Bill Cantos
4. London By Night Carroll Coates
5. Sunday Driver Peter Eldridge
6. Warm December Peter Eldridge/Doug Worth
7. I Get Along Without You Very Well Hoagy Carmichael
8. Full Grown Man (On the Playground) Peter Eldridge
9. Stoned Soul Picnic Laura Nyro
10. Postcards and Messages Peter Eldridge
11. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Peter Eldridge
12. There's a Small Hotel Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
13. Mad Heaven Peter Eldridge
14. Busy Being Blue Peter Eldridge/Jack Donahue
15. The World Keeps You Waiting Peter Eldridge/Lauren Kinhan
16. Cotton Tail Duke Ellington/Jon Hendricks

The University of North Texas Jazz Singers I is the premier vocal jazz ensemble within the Division of Jazz Studies in the College of Music. Under the direction of Jennifer Barnes, the newly appointed Director of Vocal Jazz, Jazz Singers I consists of twelve vocalists and a four-piece rhythm section who perform a challenging and varied repertoire of jazz and jazz-influenced music, emphasizing close vocal harmonies, cutting-edge repertoire and improvisation. The Jazz Singers record annually and have released thirteen CD recordings.

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