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guns_rosesldb
01-25-2008, 05:41 PM
i need a couple jazz songs for an audition at a college, so i need some suggestions. I'm relatively new to jazz, but i know quite a bit about blues. So what would be some good bluesy jazz songs or musicians? so far all i know of is riviera paradise and jeff beck.

cashewchaching
01-25-2008, 05:48 PM
Listen to some Miles Davis. He has got the best cool blues songs of all time.

davesblues
02-04-2008, 09:28 PM
You should pick some robert cray. he is more bluesy but alot of his songs are jazzy. afraid of the dark is a good hit by robert cray or Eric Clapton and robert cray wrote the song Old love also very good! :)

imgooley
02-04-2008, 10:04 PM
try some Wes Montgomery. And a lot of Santana has like a latin jazz feel

Nick_
02-04-2008, 10:32 PM
Don't play something you're not familiar with for an audition.

You NEED to be able to hear what you're playing to sound convincing.