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Around & Back - The Hank Hirsh Quintet

original tunes recorded in December 2004. Great music.
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Bebop Scales by Scott Black -

Great, concise book of exercises focused on the bebop scales as used by Hank Mobley, Cannonball Adderley and all
Scott Black/Arizona Jazz Artists

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HHQ Standard Repertoire - Jazz tunes not included

1. After you’ve gone
2. Afternoon in Paris
3. Ain’t Misbehavin’
4. All God’s Chillun got Rhythm
5. Alice in Wonderland
6. All the Things you are
7. Almost Like Being in love
8. All of me
9. All of you
10. All or Nothing at all
11. Alone together
12. Angel Eyes
13. April in Paris
14. As time goes by
15. Autumn in NY
16. Autumn Leaves
17. Beautiful Love
18. Be my love
19. Best things in life are free
20. Best thing for you is me
21. Beyond the Blue Horizon
22. Blue Moon
23. Blue Room
24. Blue Skies
25. Bluesette
26. Body and Soul
27. Broadway
28. But Beautiful
29. But Not For me
30. Bye-Bye Blackbird
31. Canadian Sunset
32. Caravan
33. Cherokee
34. Chicago
35. A Child is Born
36. The Christmas Song
37. Come fly with me
38. Come Rain or Come Shine
39. Come Sunday
40. Cry Me A river
41. Dancing on the ceiling
42. Dancing in the dark
43. Darn that dream
44. Day in the life of a fool
45. Days of wine and roses
46. Deep purple
47. Don’t blame me
48. Don’t get around much anymore
49. East of the sun
50. Easy livin’
51. Easy to love
52. Embraceable you
53. End of a love affair
54. Everything happens to me
55. Every time we say goodbye
56. Falling in love with love
57. Fine and dandy
58. Fly me to the moon
59. Foggy day
60. For all we know
61. For sentimental reasons
62. Gentle rain
63. Georgia
64. Ghost of a chance
65. Girl from Ipanema
66. Girl talk
67. Give me the simple life
68. God bless the child
69. Good morning heartache
70. Gone with the wind
71. Hallelujah and I love her so
72. Harlem Nocturne
73. Have you met miss Jones
74. Have yourself a merry little Christmas
75. Here’s that rainy day
76. Honeysuckle Rose
77. A house is not a home
78. How high the moon
79. How long has this been going on
80. How sweet it is
81. I can’t get started
82. I can’t give you anything but love
83. I could write a book
84. I cover the waterfront
85. I didn’t know what time it was
86. I fall in love too easily
87. I get a kick out of you
88. I got it bad (and that ain’t good)
89. I had the craziest dream
90. I hear a rhapsody
91. I left my heart in SF
92. I let a song go out of my heart
93. I love Lucy
94. I love you
95. I’ll Remember April
96. I’ll take romance
97. I’ll wait and pray
98. I’ll walk alone
99. I remember you
100. I should care
101. I want to talk about you
102. If I love again
103. If I should lose you
104. if I’m lucky (I’ll be the one)
105. If I were a bell
106. If there is someone lovelier than you
107. If you could see me now
108. I’m getting sentimental over you
109. I’m in the mood for love
110. I’m old fashioned
111. I’m an old cowhand
112. In am mellow tone
113. In a sentimental mood
114. In your own sweet way
115. Indiana
116. In the still of the night
117. In the mood
118. Invitation
119. Is it true what they say about Dixie
120. Isn’t she lovely
121. It could happen to you
122. It don’t mean a thing
123. It might as well be spring
124. It’s all right with me
125. It’s you or no one
126. I’ve got rhythm
127. I’ve got the world on a string
128. I’ve got you under my skin
129. I’ve grown accustomed to her face
130. I’ve never been in love before
131. I want to be happy
132. I was doin’ all right
133. I wish I knew
134. Just friends
135. Just in time
136. Just one of those things
137. Just squeeze me
138. Just the two of us
139. Just the way you are
140. Just you Just me
141. Lady is a tramp
142. Laura
143. Left Alone
144. Like someone in love
145. Li’l darlin’
146. Little girl blue
147. Liza
148. Long ago and far away
149. Look for the silver lining
150. The look of love
151. Love Dance
152. Love for sale
153. Love is here to stay
154. Love me or leave me
155. Love walked in
156. Lover
157. Lover come back to me
158. Lover man
159. Lullaby of birdland
160. Lullaby in rhythm
161. Lush Life
162. Mack the knife
163. Make someone happy
164. Man I love
165. Masquerade is over
166. Mean to me
167. Meditation
168. Melancholy baby
169. Misty
170. Mood Indigo
171. Moon Dance
172. Moon river
173. Moon glow
174. Moonlight in Vermont
175. More I see you
176. More than you know
177. Mr. Magic
178. My favorite things
179. My foolish heart my funny valentine
180. My Girl
181. My Heart belongs to daddy
182. My ideal
183. My old flame
184. My one and only love
185. My romance
186. My secret love
187. My shining hour
188. My Ship
189. Nancy (with the laughing face)
190. Nearness of you
191. Never will I marry
192. New York, New York
193. Nice work if you can get it
194. Night and day
195. Night has a thousand eyes
196. Nightingale sang in Berkeley square
197. Oh, lady be good
198. Old Country
199. Old devil moon
200. Old folks
201. Old man river
202. On a clear day
203. On a slow boat to China
204. On green dolphin street
205. On the street where you live
206. On the sunny side of the street
207. On the trail
208. Once I loved
209. Once in a while
210. One note samba
211. Our love is here to stay
212. Out of nowhere
213. Over the rainbow
214. Paper moon
215. Perdido
216. Pennies from heaven
217. People will say we’re in love
218. Polka dots and moonbeams
219. Prelude to a kiss
220. Quiet nights
221. Remember
222. Robin’s Nest
223. Round midnight
224. Satin doll
225. Save your love for me
226. Saving all my love for you
227. Shadow of your smile
228. Shiny stockings
229. Since I fell for you
230. Skylark
231. Sleepin’ Bee
232. Smile
233. Smoke gets in your eyes
234. So what
235. Softly as in a morning sunrise
236. Someday my prince will come
237. Someone to watch over me
238. Sometimes I’m happy
239. Some other time
240. Song is you
241. Soon
242. Sophisticated lady
243. Speak low
244. Spooky
245. Spring can really hang you up the most
246. St. Louis blues
247. Stairway to the stars
248. Star dust
249. Star eyes
250. Stars fell on Alabama
251. Stella by starlight
252. Stompin’ at the Savoy
253. Sugar
254. Summertime
255. Summer knows
256. Sunny
257. Surrey with the fringe on top
258. Sweet and lovely
259. Sweet Georgia brown
260. Sweet Lorraine
261. Take five
262. Take the a train
263. Takin’ a chance on love
264. Tangerine
265. Tea for two
266. Teach me tonight
267. Tenderly
268. That’s all
269. There is no greater love
270. There will never be another you
271. These foolish things
272. They can’t take that away from me
273. Things ain’t what they used to be
274. This masquerade
275. This time the dreams on me
276. Thou swell
277. Three little words
278. Till there was you
279. Time after time
280. Time was
281. Travellin’ Light
282. Triste
283. Too late now
284. Two different worlds
285. Up jumped spring
286. The very thought of you
287. Waltz for Debby
288. Watch what happens
289. Wave
290. The way we were
291. The way you look tonight
292. We’ll be together again
293. Weaver of dreams
294. What a difference a day makes
295. What are you doing the rest of your life
296. What a wonderful world
297. Whatever possessed me
298. What is this thing called love
299. What kind of fool am I
300. What’s new
301. When I fall in love
302. When lights are low
303. When sunny gets blue
304. When the saints go marchin’ in
305. when you’re smiling
306. When your lover has gone
307. While my lady sleeps
308. Why do I love you
309. Why was I born
310. Who cares
311. Will you still be mine
312. Willow weep for me
313. With a song in my heart
314. Without a song
315. Yesterday
316. Yesterdays
317. You and the night and the music
318. You are the sunshine of my life
319. You are too beautiful
320. You don’t know what love is
321. You go to my head
322. You stepped out of a dream
323. You’d be so nice to come home to
324. Yours is my heart alone
325. You’ve changed
326. You’ll never get away from me
327. You’ll never know
328. You’re driving me crazy

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