List of jazz standards and keys

Music key and notes background pictureA“standard” or “jazz standard” is referring to a popular music piece and/or jazz music composition that is held in continuing esteem and is frequently used in musical repertoire. Many of these “jazz standards” were not necessarily originally jazz compositions. Music publishers include the term “jazz standards” in a description or a title they nearly always are referring to compositions used as the basis for improvisation or jazz arrangements. You will find in this post a non-exhaustive list of jazz standards and their original keys to practice at home or in jam sessions. 

Jazz standards list

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A Originla key
Take the ‘A’ Train C
Afternoon in Paris C
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Eb
Airegin F-
Alice in Wonderland C
All of Me C
All of You Eb
All the Things You Are Ab
All or nothing at all C
Alone Together D-
Angel Eyes D-
Anthropology Bb
Anything Goes C
April in Paris C
Autumn in New York F
Autumn Leaves Bb
Avalon F
B  
Baubles, Bangles and Beads Ab
Beautiful Love D-
Bemsha Swing Ab
Bernie’s Tune D-
Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea F
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered C
Billie's bounce F
Blame It On My Mouth Eb
Blue and Sentimental Eb
Blue Bossa C-
Blue Lou Bb
Blue Moon Eb
Blue Seven Bb
Blues C
Body and Soul Db
(The) Boulevard of Broken Dreams D-
(The) Boy next door Bb
Broadway C
But Beautiful G
But Not for Me Eb
Bye bye Blackbird F
C  
Ceora Ab
Cheek to cheek C
Chega De Saudade D-
Chelsea Bridge Bb-
Cherokee Eb
(The) Christmas Song C
Come Fly With Me C
Come Rain or Come Shine F
Confirmation F
Corcovado F
Corner Pocket Bb
Cry me a River C-
Cute F
D  
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) Bb
Days of Wine and Roses F
Dear old Stockholm D-
Dearly Beloved C
Desafinado F
Devil may Care A-
Don’t go to Strangers Bb
Don’t Take Your Love From Me C
Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me Bb
Donna Lee Ab
Doxy Bb
Dream a little dream C
Dream Dancing C
(A) Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes Eb
E  
East of the Sun G
Easy Living F
Embraceable You G
Emily C
Every Time We Say Goodbye Eb
Everything Happens to Me Bb
Everything I Love F
F  
Falling in Love with Love Bb
(A) Fine Romance G
Flamingo F
Fly Me to the Moon C
(A) Foggy Day F
For once in my life Bb
Four Eb
G  
Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You Eb
Georgia F
A Ghost of a Chance C
(The) Girl from Ipanema F
Give me the night Fm
Gone With The Wind Eb
(On) Green Dolphin Street Eb
Groovin’ High Eb
H  
Have You Met Miss Jones F
Here’s That Rainy Day G
Honeysuckle Rose F
(A) House is Not a Home Bb
How About You? C
I  
I Can’t Believe that You’re in Love C
I Can’t Get Started C
I Fall in Love Too Easily Eb
I Get Along Without You Very Well Bb
I Got it Bad G
I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry F
I Love You F
I Loves You Porgy F
I Remember Clifford Eb
I Remember You F
I Should Care C
I Thought About You F
I Wish You Love Eb
I’ll Remember April G
I’m Confessin’ that I Love You Ab
I’m Old Frashioned F
I’ve Got a Crush on You Bb
I’ve Got the World on a String F
I’ve Got Rhythm Bb
I’ve Grown Accustomed to her Face C
I’ve Never Been in Love Before Eb
If I Had You Bb
Imagination Eb
In a Mellow Tone Ab
Invitation C-
It Could Happen to You Eb
It Don’t Mean a Thing Bb
It Had to Be You G
It Might as Well be Spring C
It’s You or No-one F
J  
(The) Joint is Jumpin’ Bb
Just Friends G
Just in Time Bb
Just one of those things F
Just the Way You Are D
L  
Ladybird C
(Oh) Lady be Good G
(The) Lady is a Tramp C
Laura C
Let it Snow! C
Li’l Darlin’ F
Like Someone in Love C
Love Came on Stealthy Fingers Bb
Love for Sale Eb
(Our) Love is Here to Stay F
Love Walked In F
Lover Eb
Loverman F
Lullaby of Birdland C
Lullaby of the Leaves C-
M  
Makin’ Whoopee F
Manhattan F
(The) Masquerade (is Over) Eb
Mean to Me F
Meditation C
Memories of You Eb
Minority F-
Misty Eb
Moment’s Notice Eb
Moonglow C
Moonlight in Vermont Eb
Moon River C
(The) More I See You Ab
My cherie amour G
My Foolish Heart Bb
My Funny Valentine C-
My Old Flame G
My Romance C
My Shining Hour C
N  
Nancy with the Laughing Face Eb
Nardis  Dm
(The) Nearness of You F
Night and Day Eb
A Night in Tunisia D-
Nobody Else But Me Bb
O  
Old Devil Moon Eb
Oléo Bb
On a Clear Day G
On a Misty Night Eb
On the Street Where You Live Bb
On the Sunny Side of the Street C
Ornithology (How High the Moon) G
Our Delight Ab
Out of Nowhere G
Over the Rainbow Eb
P  
(It’s only a) Paper Moon F
Peace Bb
Pennies from Heaven C
Perdido Bb
Polkadots and Moonbeams F
Poor Butterfly Ab
Prelude to a Kiss F
R  
Recorda-me A-
Red roses for a blue lady C
Red Sails in the Sunset G
Remember Ab
Rosetta F
S  
S’Wonderful Eb
Saint Thomas C
Santa Claus is Coming to Town G
Satin Doll C
Scrapple from the Apple F
Secret Love Eb
September in the Rain Eb
September Song C
Shiny Stockings F
Skylark Eb
Slow Boat to China C
Smile F
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise C-
Solar C-
Solitude Eb
Some Other Time C
Somebody Loves Me F
Someday My Prince Will Come Bb
Soon Eb
Soul Eyes Eb
Stardust Db
Star Eyes Eb
Stars Fell on Alabama C
Stella by Starlight Bb
Strike up the Band Bb
Summertime D-
Sweet and Lovely Bb
Sweet Georgia Brown F
Taking a Chance on Love F
T  
Tangerine F
Teach me Tonight Eb
Tenderly Eb
That’s All Bb
There is no Greater Love Bb
There’s no You F
There Will Never Be Another You Eb
These Foolish Things Eb
They Can’t Take That Away from Me Eb
Thunderbirds (theme) C
(A) Time for Love Bb
Too Close for Comfort Eb
Too Marvelous for Words G
(The) Touch of Your Lips C
Tune Up D
U  
Undecided C
Unforgettable G
Under a Blanket of Blue C
V  
Violets for Your Furs F
Very early C
W  
Wave D
We’ll Be Together Again C
(You’re a) Weaver of Dreams C
What’s New? C
What a Little Moonlight Can Do G
What Am I Here For? Bb
What is This Thing Called Love? C
When I Fall in Love Eb
When You Wish Upon a Star F
Whisper Not D-
White Christmas C
Willow Weep for Me G
Winter Wonderland Eb
Woody ‘n’ You Db
Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams C
Y  
You go to my Head Eb
You Stepped out of a Dream C
You Turned the Tables on Me C
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To Bb
Young and fine Eb
Young and foolish C
Yours is My Heart Alone C
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