It's Easy to Play Jazz

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Easy to read, simplified arrangements of eighteen of the world's most famous Jazz pieces, includingAin't Misbehavin', Exactly Like You, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, On The Sunny Side of the Street, and many others, arranged for piano vocal and with chord symbols. Arranged by Cyril Watters.

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Wise Publications London/New York/Sydney

Exclusive distributors: Music Sales Limited 819 Frith Street, London WlV 5TZ, England. Music Sales Pty. Limited 120 Rothschild Avenue, Rosebery, NSW 2018, Australia. This book 0Copyright 1976 by Wise Publications Compiled and arranged by Cyril Watters

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Ain't Misbehavin' 4 Ain't She Sweet 14 At Last 42 Big Noise from Winnetka 40 Bugle Call Rag 10 Exactly Like You 7 Glad Rag Doll 12 Happy Feet 30 I Can't Give You Anything But Love 20 It's a Raggy Waltz 26 Lullaby of Birdland 28 Nobody's Sweetheart 44 On The Sunny Side of the Street 23 Organ Grinder's Swing 33 Sweet Lorraine 17 Taking A Chance on Love 46 Tuxedo Junction 38 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 36

Aint Misbehavin Words by Andy Razaf Music by Thomas Waller & Hany Brooks

Steady Four

Ebm

1. Tho' it's

a

2. Your type of

Here is That'swhy

a

I luck

- love y

I

rare,

one bird with self con my con-science nev-er

I know who Sure was

Iick- le man is

F7

I

I

best, day.

- sleeps, tro1,-

,

B b7+

Fm

-

With cheat ing all I know you real

in Iw'LZe2upre a

-

the ly

- side way

thumbs down for all when fate sent you

O Copyright 1929 Mills Music Inc. New York, USA. Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd., 19 Upper Brook Street. London W1 Redwood Music Ltd., 14 New Burlington Street, London W 1. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

care,

my some

the my

-

I

cage. wllere.

rest,

CHORUS

Ab

Abm

Eb

I

I know forcer-tain,

just you I'm think

- ing

Abm

of,

I

Gb7

The one I

Ain't misbe - hav-in'.

I

I

I Bb9

Fm

Ei

love,

-

r

I'm s a v in' my love for

I

you.

I

Gm6

Go

-

Don't g o no where

in the cor-ner,

I

I don't s t a y out late,

I

Ain't mis-be

Ab

Abm

Eb

-

hav-in',

Gb7

Fm

Exactly Like You Words by Dorothy Fields Music by Jimmy McHugh

Moderato

1:

t

2.

It

used to have a l - w a y s has

a per been my

-

fect am

sf-

not ev

-

a er

real since

3

I

team. wild,

sweet- heart, tion,

- - bi -

A won - der- ful To have - one to

-B-

vis care

- ion for,

lest

-

Can you i - mag ine how I And now my wish - e s have come

-

a a

n

I

a run

should

I

loLe

Cmaj7

@Copyright 1930 by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc. New York. Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd., Bruton Street, London WIX 7AH, for Great Britain, Ireland and Colonies (excluding Canada and Australasia) but including the continent of Europe excepting Latin Countries and Switzerland.

Just was

one, I

met is

I

I

I

You're just

ritard.

I

CHORUS

what 1

1

-

act

-

ly

like

you.

You make me

feel

un

C

{I

scheme

Am7

iJm

schem

-

ing,

E

Idream

Am

I'm

-

so

-

der

I

grand,

stand

Dm

dream

Fm

-

want to hand the

ing,

INOW

G7

I

know

why

Bugle Call Rag Words and Music by Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers & Elmer Schoebel

Moderato

young or old,

shake their shoulders :bold. You're bound

to

(f

@ Copyright 1923 by Jack Mills Inc. New York U.S.A. Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd., B N ~ O Street, ~ London WlX 7AH for all territories (excepting U.S.A. and Canada).

a

l

l for the hug - le

I

While we'redancing,

I

please hold me tight,

1

step live-ly, don't

I

'

lag,

Iswing a

-

long

(

Glad Rag Doll Words by Jack Yellen Music by Dan Dougherty & Milton Ager

Medium Four

m

1

I. Lit -tle paint -ed la 2. All this glare and glit

- 'dy - ter,

r CI

with yourlove-ly clothes, all your tinseled toys,

I

m

I

w

where are you bcnd fa, may I what will they lead to in the

e

ask? end?

Bb

CHORUS

I

!

b

1

Eb

Ebm

Bb

G7

@Copy$&ht 1929 by Ager. Yellen and Bernstein. Inc. New York. For Great Brim. Ireland and Colonies, (excluding Canada and Australasia) the property of the Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd, BN~O Street, ~ London W1X 7AH.

Glad- Rag

I doll.

I

I

Ad-mired,

I

I

de - sired,

by lov-ers who

I

I

Bb7

pret-ty

grey dth.

toy

they llike

I

I

'

to

1

Bb7+

.

play with;

Don9tmake this

I

I

Eb

I

Ebm

You're not the I kind they choose to Igrow '

the end dear,

Ebm

Bb

I

I'tsnev

-

er too

1

old ahd

late to menddear.

I

I

Aint She Sweet Words by Jack Yellen Music by Milton Ager

Moderato

r

2 . Tell me

where,-

lave

I

h, gee de

There's why That sure

1 is

can't worth

'eat a look- ing I

bite.at.-

-

you

h , gee

whiz!clare,-

de

Those Oh,

I

flam - ing boy. how

Copyright 1927 by Ager, Yellen & Bernstein Inc. New York City Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd., B N ~ O Street, ~ London WlX 7AH, for Great Britain, lreland and Colonies (excluding Canada and Australasia) but including the continent of Europe excepting Latin countries and Switzerland.

-

seen

whiz,clare,-

eyes! sweet!

one

That Those

flam lips

-

ing must

youth! be!

Oh, mis Gaze on

C7

Eb6

-

F7

Bb

Oh, Dog

ter! it!

sis

- gone

Gm

Bb

-

ing

down

ov

-

er

once Ar

t'he

I street!

I twice, '

I

Now

Now

I

I

,ask

ask

ter! it!

Gm

Crn

-

CHORUS

com

-

you

you

-

ve

ve

-

ry

ry

I

con- fid - e n

(

con

- fi - den -

- tial - ly 1

tial- ly,

1

(I

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-fect

-

t

i

o

4

Oh,

me! Oh,

my!

ain't

I

ion.

think that's kind

n

bf

re

I neat?

And

I

'ask

you ve

that

per

don't

- ry

I

con

-

I

you

I

- ti - den - rial-ly 1

Sweet Lorraine Words by Mitchell Parish Music by Cliff Burwell

!I

Wait-ing for the time Whenthatdavin

soon to be, rollsa-round,

&hen the bells will chime Ionourhon-ev-moon

@ [email protected] 1928 by Milla Music Inc New York. For all countrkr (exapting U.S.A. Canada and Auatralaria) the property of the Lawrence [email protected] Co. Ltd., Bruton Street, London W1X 7AH.

mer-ri - ly, we'll be hound.

I

I

G e e , but I f e e l prou Can't w a i t t i l l the d a y ,

CHORUS

i 1I

choo

- chooI

pair

of

'

toy,

eyes

I

when I'm w i t h

I

my s w e e t Lor ;raine;

4-, that are blu - e r t h a n

the lsum-mer s k i e s , +

I

wllen you sce them you

will

1

)I

II

Khen

it's rain

- inp

don't

I lust

smile,

aisle;

I

each

lnight

lmiss

the

sun,

I luck - y

to think that I'm the

I

p

r

a

y

lfor

d

that

one

no - ho

my sweet- ie's

I

will lead her down the

I

it's i n

1 who

- dy steals herl~eart

-

w a Iy . I

I Can't GiveYou Anything But Love Words by Dorothy Fields Music by Jimmy McHugh

Moderato

think but

go - ing - from bad to mate, d e a r will not for

-

that

I

worse. get.

you am

ought to will-ing

he to

I

I

Who You

know - ing - m y luck i s wait, d e a r , your lit - tle

knows some day have a life

@Copyright 1928 by Jack Mills Inc New York. Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd., Bruton Street, London W1X 7 A H for Great Britain, Ireland and Colonies (excluding Canada & Australasia) but including the continent of Europe excepting Latin Countries and Switzerland.

-

time

be

-

-

fore

end pre

11 I

1

-

--1

gin dore

to you,

can is - all I when it's s o sent,-

cin't give

That's the

Dream

I'll be 1'11 a

you,

on

a - while,

-

you

1 an -

reach my come what

spend plea

y

-

-

thing

is sant

but

prime; may;

just to hear

now though 1 please don't he

my

you

time ; say;

1 Ba -

I love,

see what our blue for the

by,--

I

1

scheme a - while,

We're sure

to

I

Hap - pi

Dia

- ness

- dond

brace

G7

i

Till that luck- y

land

- iets

I

guess

I ~ o o l- iorth does - A't

I All

1 - ways

those thinas you've ;I

I sell, Cmaj7

pined for.

I

I C

On The Sunny Side Of The Street Words by Dorothy Fields Music by Jimmy McHugh

Moderato

1. Walked with no - one, and 2. No use schem-ing, and

-

had use

with no one, and use dreaming, and

Then here's

one no

-

morn ing need to

you look

O Copyright !930 by *pie, Bernstein and Co. Inc New York, U.S.A.

Lawrence Wnght Music Co. Ltd., Bruton Street, London WlX 7AH for Great Britain, Ireland and Colonies (excluding Canada & Australasia) but including the continent of Europe excepting Latin Countries and Switzerland.

-

noth ing but chas ing the

-

wor ry have your

All my If you'd

ritard.

(

-

a of

.

when you taught me there's but one thing

way fun,

blew share

how to

to be

say: done:

Grab

your

1

I

CHORUS

IIcoat

and

Just dir - ect

(1

hear

a

pit

get

your

your

1 feet

- ter

I

bat?

I

hat,

leave

to

an>

the

your

1 wor - ry

1 sun - ny

thatlhap

- py tune

on

side- of the

is

(your

the

ldoor

I street,

step?

-

Can't

llife can

I

step,

be

you

so

1

I

This

i

I rbv -

er

crossed

I ov -

er.

If

I

lnev

old

-

er

dust

had

on

a

my

I

It's A Raggy Waltz By Dave Brubeck

Medium swing

.,

to Coda $

@Copyright 1961 by Derry Music Co. U.S.A. Rights controlled for U.K. & Eire by Valentine Music Croup 7, Carnck Street, London WC2.

D.S.a1

Bbm7

Eb7

Ab

Gm7

Gb7b5

Fm (E sum)

Fm7

Am7

Cm6

D7

Coda

Lullaby Of Birdland Music by George Shearing Words by George David Weiss

Steady Four

'Em

1I

Em7

Nev-er in m y word-land

Have you ev-er heard two

Em6

could there be ways to

1

tur

-

Em

C9

tle

doves

-

re

B

- I veal-

lbill

and coo-

in

a &rase how

I

feel!

lwhen they Iove?

@ Copyright 1952, 1953 and 1954 Adam R. Levy &Father Ent. Inc. Planetary-Nom (London) Ltd., London W1 for the British Commonwealth (exc. Canada, Australasia and British African territories) and Eire. Reproduced by Permission. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.

I

I

(1

~ h a i ' s t h ekindof m a g i c

wil-low; -

If

(I

1 mus-ic

I

we make withour lips

I H ~ real-ly k n o w s how t o

-

youshouldtell me fare well and good-bye!

k i s s me sweet -

EmD

C

and we'll go-

Am7

D7

when we kiss(-

( cry!

( pi1 -

T h a t ' s how I'dcry in my

(

Lul- l a - by of Bird-land,

~ l ' ~ - ihigh n ' inBird-land,

Bm7

And there's awee-py old

Em

high in

Am7

the sky u p

D7 b9

I 'whis- per

a

- 1b

G

I

low-

I

low, -

I

o v e All be

C9

-(

Happy Feet Words by Jack Yellen Music by Milton Ager

Moderato

I

Cm

a1 a1

G7

-

-

sweet. trance.

ways ways

let make

Bbm

your me

1'

Want to see Heel and toe,

what makes me off they go

@Copyright 1.930 by Ager, YeUen & Bernstein Inc. New York, U.S.A. All nghts for the Br~tishCommonwealth of Nations (excluding Canada and Australasia) and the Re ublic of Eire controlled by Lawrence Wright Music Co. Ltd.. Bruton greet, London W1X 7AH.

feel the way tap-pingto

1 the

do? beat,

you you'll

Fill Now

I

kind sure

-

ly ly

cast un

an der

-

-

CHORUS

hap -py

feet,

tap-ping toes,

I

give

1

And

them

a

when they

1 low-down

I've got

those

hear

tune,

a

I

beat

And they'll

ten

I

Ican't

be -gin

lit

con-troI

-

I

tle

my

1

danc

- ing

heels to

I

C7+

of

-

ic

sweet

cheerful

on

(

I

an

-

ear ful

Abm

F9

C7

mus

keep

'cause I've

got

I hap' - hap -

I

You

swing i t ,

I So

do

-1,

(

1

swing

it,

I so d o

you.

II

I

Drop

Ev -'ry

a

nick

nick

-

el

- el

I

in

his

hat.

1 that

you

fling

I like

I I

rich

lnakes that or

Hi w

a

- ho,

I

/%

I

/

am

-

a

gan

-

I

ris

I grin

-

-

to

der

crat.

>

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I

I

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swing,

.

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r

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Way Down Yonder In New Orleans Words & Music by Creamer & Layton

Moderato

CHORUS

@Copyright 1922 by Shapiro Bernstein Inc. New York. Lawrence Wrkht Music Co. Ltd., Bruton Street, London, WIX 7AH.

oh!wonltyou 1 give

{I

sfz Stop! >

while.

1

You bet

your

your

'There is

I

/a

-

(life

dy

you'll

heav-en right

1 fair

-

lin

a lit

1 there

ger

here on

earth,

I

'Way down

yon

-

der in

- tle

1 smile:

a

-

lit

h t h those beau - ti I

-

tle

ful

I

I

Tuxedo Junction Words by Buddy Feyne Music by Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson & Julian Dash

Medium four

Eb

B bdim

Bb

F7

Bb

I

Bb

Eb7

F7

Bb

F7

1

1

'

Bb

I

Eb7

.

.

Eb7

F7

Bb

F7

I

Bbdim

@ Copyright 1940 by Lewis Music Publishing Co. Inc. N.Y. U.S.A. Sole agents for British Empire (except Canada and Newfoundland) J.R. Lafleur and Sons Ltd. Authorised for sale in the United Kingdom o f Great Britain and Northern Ireland only, by permission o f Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.

-

I

They all

drive

or walk

for miles to get

I

1

Bb

Eb7

you; come on hown,

I

Eb7

B bdim

t

Bbdim

Bb

F7

your care,come 011 4

Bb

F7

SOU;^ -

ern style, S

I

4

Bb

for -pet

That

I

doon

Bb

Bb9

4-

I

Eb

you'll finh-

I

$7

- low

me there, s o long

*

Bb

I

Big Noise From Winnetka Words by Gil Rodin & Bob Crosby Music by Bob Haggart and Ray Bauduc

Steady four 1

.

girl - i e ' s heart 'and play ro man - tic

-

{I

-

net [let

- tka*a- ,

I

then, parts.

I)lcw i 11 l>lctv 111

Big Soise ji~st I

b i g rloise \\ liere I

blew 1.igl11outmil

I)roLe a

@ Copyright 1940 by Brcgman, Vocco and Conn, Inc. 16 19 Broadway, N.Y. Sole agents for thc British Ihpirc tesccpting Canada, Newfoundland, Australasia and Ncw Zcaland). J.R. Lafleur & Sons Ltd., ~uth'orisedfor salc in the United Kingdom o f Great Britain and Northern lrcland only, by permission of Boosey & Hrwkcs Music Publishers Ltd.

-

I'ro111 Kill~ ~ O I I I\\ill-

to Coda

blew in fromBig Noisefrom-

Win Win

1

~r:

:::c

D.S,a1

lis-ten t

o

the

I Big

Noise.

I '-1

Big Noise En - ter

Coda

(I

heart.

d

-

blew right outa big noise i n your

At Last Words by Mack Gordon Music by Harry Warren

Fairly slow

{I

(1

-

my love has come a

- and life

is like a

- I long;

Isong.

my lone -1y daysare

~t

]

@Copyright 1942 (renewed 1970) Twentieth Century Music Corporation, USA. Rights throughout the World controlled by Leo Feist Inc. Administered by Big 3 Music Ltd, 37/41 Mortimer StreeG London WI for the UK & Eire.

I

last

o

-

ver

I

1

\I

Dm7

G7

Gmaj7

E7

-

C

Am7

and then the spell was

F

Cdim

1 cast

C7

G

C7

G7

Dm

Fdirn

C

And here we are in

1 heav

-

en, -

Nobody's Sweetheart Words & Music by Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, Billy Meyers & Elmer Schoebel

Fairly bright

sweet

-

heart

They

I

don't'

ba

-

by

I you

sil

D6

Gdim

(BCopyri.ght 1924 Jack Mills Inc.. USA. Lawnnce Wnght MUSICCo. hi., 24 Bruton Street, London W1 for Gnat Bntain, Inland and Commonwedth (excegt Canada & Austnlasia). the continent of Europc excepting Latin Countries and Sw~tzerland

D7

some

-

-

ken gown,

1

"

I

Cdim G7

C

par

- a-

dise-

Taking AChance On Love Words by John La Touche & Ted Fetter Music by Vernon Duke

Steady four

I

C

Cdim

Dm7G7

C6

Cdim

slide a - gain, stand a - gain, prove a - gain, -

'

@Cop right 1940 (renewed 1968) Miller Music Corp., USA. ~dmiistercdby ~ i g~ u s i Ltd, c 37/41 Mortimer Sheet, London W1 for the UK Br Eire.

Y

G7

now I'm tak bro -ther rab

Fm7

-

ing the bit

Bb7

of

Eb

end-ing now, win a - gain, -

Gdim

Fm7

Ab7

1

a chance on

G7

love.

Phil Collins

The Beatles

Enya

Van Morrison

Bob Dylan

Tracy Chapman

Eric Clapton

Pink Floyd

-words

New Kids On The Block

mmm * -

Bryan Adarns

and

Bee Gees

Tina Turner

Whitney Houston

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