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Updated: July 06, 2013 

SUGGESTED TUNES  FOR PIANO ENTERTAINMENT
John Sawoski (310) 590-6000
 
Classics  Slow Standard Jazz and Pop  Fast Standard Jazz and Pop
Films  Shows  Country
Slow Modern Pop and Jazz  Fast Modern Pop and Jazz
 Television  Children's Tunes
Italian Songs  Spanish/Latin Songs   Irish Songs  French Songs  Japanese Songs  German Songs
 
Classics
 Bach: Preludes & Fugues, Toccatas, etc.
Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances
Beethoven: Fur Elise, Moonlight Sonata
Bizet: from Carmen
Carnival of Venice
Chopin : Nocturne, Waltzes, Etudes
Clementi: Sonatinas
Debussy: Reflets dans L'eau, Claire de Lune
Durande: Waltz in E-flat Major
Fauré: Pavane
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore
Grieg: Concerto
Khachaturian: Toccata, Sabre Dance
Massenet: Meditation from Tha√Įs
Mendelssohn: Concerto in G minor, Songs without Words
Milhaud: Scaramouche
Mozart: Sonatas, Fantasia
Puccini: Excerpts from La Boheme & Turandot
Rachmaninoff: Polichinelle, Excerpts fr. Second Concerto
Rossini: from The Barber of Seville
Saint-Saens: The Swan
Satie: 3 Gymnopedes
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Excerpts
 
Slow Standard Jazz and Pop
 Aloha Oh
Always
Around the World
Arrivaderci, Roma
Amazing Grace
April in Paris
April Love
Autumn Leaves
Because of You
Be My Love
Bewitched
Blue Moon
Body & Soul
Canadian Sunset
Can't Get Out of This Mood
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Carolina Moon
Chances Are
Crazy She Calls Me
Dream
Early Autumn
Ebb Tide
Gershwin (See Porgy & Bess): I've Got A Crush on You,
Someone to Watch Over Me, But Not For Me, A Foggy Day
Georgia on my Mind
God Bless The Child
Greensleeves
Here's That Rainy Day
I Can't Get Started
I Left My Heart in SanFrancisco
I'll Be Seeing You
I'm in the Mood for Love
In a Mist
Invitation
Isn’t It Romantic?
Jerome Kern: They Didn't Believe Me, Long Ago and
Far Away, The Song Is You, I've Told Ev'ry Little Star
Laura
La Vie en Rose
Misty
Moonlight In Vermont
Moonlight Serenade
Moon River
More
More Than You Know
Once Upon A Time
Cole Porter (see also showtunes): All of You
Ruby
Send in the Clowns
Sentimental Journey
Shadow of Your Smile
Frank Sinatra: The Summer Wind, My Way
Since I Fell for You
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Sophisticated Lady
Stardust
Stella By Starlight
Stormy Weather
Strangers in the Night
Sunday Kind of Love
Teach Me Tonight
Tenderly
Tennessee Waltz
Thanks for the Memory
These Foolish Things
Till There Was You
A Time for Love
Twilight Time
Unforgettable
Vienna, My City of Dreams
Watch What Happens
Way of Love
What'll I Do
What's New
When Sunny Gets Blue
The Windmills of Your Mind
You'll Never Walk Alone

 

Fast Standard Jazz and Pop
 A Train, String of Pearls, Leap Frog
Ain't She Sweet
Alley Cat
All of Me
All the Things You Are
Another You, There Will Never Be
Felix Arndt: Nola
Irving Berlin: Cheek to Cheek, Puttin’ on the Ritz,
Steppin’ Out, Top Hat White Tie & Tails, Let Yourself Go
Big Band Sing Medley
Bluesette
Bye Bye Blackbird
C Jam Blues
Charleston
Chattanooga Choo-choo
Chicago
Clear Day
The Continental
Miles Davis & C.P.:Milestones, Scrapple from the Apple
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
Englebert Humperdink: After the Lovin', This Moment in Time
Fly Me to the Moon
Gershwin: They Can’t Take That Away From Me, I Got Rhythm, Love Is Here to Stay
Hava Nagila
Hefti, Neal: Cute
How High the Moon
I'm Beginning to See the Light
In the Mood
Jersey Bounce
Jalousie
Antonio-Carlos Jobim: Girl From Impanema, Dinde, Wave, Meditation, Corcovado
Lady Bird
Lady is A Tramp, The
King of the Road
Makin' Whoopie
Manhattan
Dean Martin: Everybody Loves Somebody, Welcome to my World
Shirley MacLaine: Everything Old is New Again
Night Train
On Green Dolphin Street
On The Sunny Side of The Street
Opus One
Paper Moon
Cole Porter: Night & Day, From this Moment On,
Another Openin' Another Show, I Got You Under My Skin, Begin the Beguine
Previn: Like Young
Route 66
Satin Doll
Frank Sinatra: New York
Spanish Eyes
The Stripper
Sunny Side of the Street
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take the A-train
Take Five
Taking A Chance on Love
Tangerine
Tea for Two
That's Life
Tie A Yellow Ribbon
Tuxedo Junction
Volare
Fats Waller: Anything but Love, Ain't Misbehavin'
 
Films
 The Accidental Tourist
Against All Odds
Aladdin: A Whole New World
An American Tail: Somewhere Out There
Arthur's Theme
Beauty & the Beast: Gaston, Beauty & the Beast
Best Friends: How Do You Keep the Music Playing?
James Bond: Goldfinger, Nobody Does It Better, For Your Eyes Only,
A View to A Kill, Bond Theme, All Time High
Black Orpheus: A Day in the Life of a Fool
Brian's Song: The Hands of Time
Casablanca: As Time Goes By
The Civil War
The Competition: People Alone
Death Wish
The Deerhunter: Cavatina
Endless Love
Fame: Out Here on My Own
Ghost: Unchained Melody
High Society: True Love
The Homecoming
The Godfather: Speak Softly Love
The Happy End: What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
Ice Castles: Through the Eyes of Love
Irreconcilable Differences: Ballade Pour Adeline
Mahogany: Do You Know
Mancini: Pink Panther, Love Story, Breakfast At Tiffany's, Thornbirds, Anywhere the Heart Goes,
Inspector Clouseau Theme, Charade, Crazy World,
Days of Wine and Roses, Dreamsville, Moon River, Two for the Road
The Man Who Knew Too Much: Que Sera Sera
An Officer and a Gentleman: Up Where We Belong
Out Of Africa
Pacific High: Sometimes
Pinocchio: When You Wish Upon A Star
Robin Hood: I Do It For You
Rocky: Gonna Fly Now
Romeo and Juliet: A Time For Us
The Rose
The Sandpiper: The Shadow of Your Smile
Saturday Night Fever: A Fifth of Beethoven, K-Jee,
Manhattan Skyline, Salsation
Somewhere in Time
A Star is Born: The Man That Got Away
A Star is Born II: Evergreen, I Believe in Love
Summer of 42
Superman: Can You Read My Mind?
St. Elmo's Fire: For Just a Moment
Sweet Charity: Big Spender
Terms of Endearment
Tootsie: It Might Be You
Unchained: Unchained Melody
Where do I Begin? from Love Story
White Nights: Separate Lives
Vangelis: Chariots of Fire
John Williams: Jaws, Olympics 84, Close Encounters, Raiders, Star Wars & Cantina, Superman, JFK
The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow, If I Only Had A Brain
Yentyl: The Way He Makes Me Feel, Poppa Can You Hear Me?, No Matter What Happens
Dr. Zhivago: Laura's Theme
 
Shows
 
Annie: Tomorrow
Anything Goes: Anything Goes, Take Me Back to Manhattan, It's Delovely, Let's Misbehave,
All Through the Night, I Get A Kick Out of You
Aspects of Love: Love Changes Everything, Seeing is Believing
Brigadoon: Almost Like Being In Love
Cabaret: Cabaret, Money Money, Maybe This Time
La Cage aux Folles: Song on the Sand, The Best of Times, I Am What I Am
Can-Can: It’s Alright with Me, Allez-Vous En, C’est Magnifique, I Love Paris
Candide: Glitter and Be Gay, Oh Happy We!
Cats: Memory
Chess: I Know Him So Well
Maurice Chevalier: Thank Heaven for Little Girls, I’m Glad I’m not Young Anymore, One of Those Songs
A Chorus Line: At the Ballet, I Hope I Get It, Dance Ten- Looks Three, I Can Do That, What I Did for Love, Nothing, One
Company: Ladies Who Lunch, Being Alive
Evita: Don't Cry for me, Argentina, Rainbow High
Fiddler on the Roof: Tradition, Matchmaker, Rich Man, Sabbath Prayer, L'Chaim, Sunrise Sunset
Finian's Rainbow: How Are Things in Glocca Mora Follies: Losing My Mind
Godspell: Day by Day, Turn Back O Man
Grand Hotel: Love Can’t Happen
Guys & Dolls: I’ve Never Been in Love Before
Hello Dolly
House of Flowers: A Sleepin’ Bee
If Ever I Would Leave You
If I Loved You
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris: Ne Me Quitte Pas, Sons of..., I Loved, If We Only Have Love
Jesus Christ Superstar: I Don't Know How to Love Him
Mack & Mabel: Time Heals Everything
Mame
Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream, Don Quioti's Theme Oliver: Where is Love, As Long As He Needs Me,
Consider Yourself
Oklahoma: People Will Say We're in Love, Out Of My Dreams
On the Street Where You Live
Pajama Game: Hey There
Phantom of the Opera: Phantom’s Opera, Incidental Music, The Phantom of the Opera, Think of Me, Wishing You Were
Somehow Here Again, Past the Point of No Return, Angel of Music, The Music of the Night, All I Ask of You
Pippin: Magic to Do, Corner of the Sky, No Time At All
Porgy and Bess: Summertime, My Man's Gone Now, A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
Roberta: The Touch of Your Hand, Lovely to Look At, I Won't Dance, Yesterdays,Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Secret Garden: Entire Score
Showboat: Make Believe, Why Do I Love You, Can't Help Loving That Man, Bill, Old Man River
The Sound of Music: The Sound of Music, Do-Re-Mi,
Climb Every Mountain, Maria, Edelweiss, The Lonely Goatherd, My Favorite Things
Starlight Express: There’s Me
Sweeney Todd: Pretty Women, Not While I'm Around
Swing Time: A Fine Romance, Pick Yourself Up, The Way You Look Tonight
There's A Small Hotel
They Didn't Believe Me
West Side Story: Maria, Tonight, America, Somewhere
The Wiz: Brand New Day, Soon As I Get Home, Ease on Down the Road, Believe In Yourself
 
Country
Debby Boone: You Light Up My Life
John Denver: Annie's Song (You Fill Up My Senses)
Willie Nelson: Always on My Mind
Kenny Rogers: She Believes in Me, Lady
James Taylor: Shower the People With Love, You've Got A Friend, Fire and Rain
 
Slow Modern Pop and Jazz
 All I Have to Do is Dream
Alone Again, Naturally
Always & Forever
Rick Astley: Cry for Help
At Seventeen
BG's: How Deep is Your Love
Bachrach: Alfie, Close to You Nikki, One Less Bell to Answer, The April Fools
Baker, Anita: Caught Up in the Rapture, Sweet Love
Beatles: If I Fell, Yesterday, Michelle, Let It Be, Hey Jude, Fool on the Hill, Something
Beautiful
George Benson: This Masquerade, Greatest Love of All
Blue Bossa
Both Sides Now
Bread: If
Eric Carmen: All By Myself
Kim Carnes: Betty Davis Eyes
Carpenters: We've Only Just Begun, For All We Know,
Hurting Each Other, Yesterday Once More
Chicago: If You Leave Me Now, Colour My World,
Wishing You Were Here
Suzanne Ciani: The Velocity of Love
Christopher Cross: Sailing Phil Collins: One More Night
Jim Croce: Time in A Bottle
Neil Diamond: Hello, Again Hello, September Morn
Eagles: I Can't Tell You Why
Sheena Easton: Almost Over You
Eres Tu
Michael Feinstein: Where Do You Start?
Feelings (if requested)
Fogelberg, Dan: Another Auld Lang Syne, Longer, Heart Hotels
Foreigner: I Want to Know What Love Is
Whitney Houston: Saving All My Love For You
If You Remember Me
Antonio-Carlos Jobim: Girl From Impanema, Dinde, Wave, Meditation
Billy Joel: Just the Way You Are, Honesty, New
York State of Mind
Elton John: The Last Song
Just When I Needed You Most
Just You and I
Kansas: Hold On
Chaka Khan: Through the Fire
Killing Me Softly
Klymaxx: I Miss You
Let There Be Peace on Earth
The Lettermen: Words
Ivan Lins: The Island, Love Dance
Love Is Blue
MacArthur Park
Madonna: Crazy for You
Tania Maria: Together
Melissa Manchester: Come in from the Rain
Manilow: Mandy, Even Now, I Write the Songs, Ready to Take A Chance, I Made it Through the Rain, Could it Be
Magic
Bettte Middler: The Rose, The Wind Beneath My Wings
Frank Mills: Music Box Dancer
Mr. Mellow
Ann Murray: You Needed Me
Olivia Newton-John: I Honestly Love You, Magic
Billy Ocean: Suddenly
Alan Parsons Project: Time Elvis Presley: Can't Help Falling in Love, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Love Me Tender
Queen: We Are the Champions
Lionel Richie: Three Times A Lady, Hello
Righteous Brothers: Special Angel, That Lovin' Feelin'
Sax Pop
Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge over Troubled Water, Scarborough Fair, The Sound of Silence
Boz Skaggs: All Alone
Spandau Ballet: True
Streisand: The Way We Were, People, Evergreen, Starting Here, Starting Now, You Don't Bring Me
Flowers
Styx: Babe
Survivor: The Search is Over
Time In A Bottle
To All the Girls We've Loved Before
Valley, Frankie: My Eyes Adored You
Randy Van Warmer: You Left Me
Dionne Warwick: Deja Vu, I Know I'll Never Love This Way Again,That's What Friends Are For
Wham: Careless Whisper
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
When I Need You
Where Have All the Flowers Gone
Vanessa Williams: Better Off Now,Save the Best for Last
The Whippenpoof Song
George Winston: Palchabel'sCanon, Carol of the Bells, Autumn, Sea, Thanksgiving
With You I'm Born Again
Woman in Love
Wonder, Stevie: Ribbon in the Sky
Words Get in the Way
You Are So Beautiful
You Make Me Feel Brand New
Led Zepplin: Stairway to Heaven
 
Fast Modern Pop and Jazz
Herb Alpert: Rise
America: Tin Man
Bachrach: All Kinds of People, Always Something There to Remind Me, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?, I'll
Never Fall in Love Again, I Say A Little Prayer for You, The Look of Love,
Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head, This Guy's in Love, What the World Needs Now, Wives and Lovers (Hey Little
Girl)
Beatles: 8 days/wk, Eleanor Rigby, Help From My Friends, Lucy in the Sky, Got to Get You into my Life
Birdland
Blondie: Call Me
Brubeck: Take Five, Unsquare Dance
California Dreaming
Irene Cara: Fame, Why Me?, Flashdance
Kim Carnes: Betty Davis Eyes
Carpenters: Top of the World, Sing a Song Christopher Cross: Ride Like The Wind
Classical Gas
Cole, Natalie: La Costa
Chick Corea: La Fiesta, Spain, No Mystery
Diamond, Neil: Sweet Caroline
Doobie Brothers: What a Fool Believes
Doors: Light My Fire, Riders on the Storm, People Are Strange
Claire Fischer: Gaviota
Gaynor, Gloria: I Will Survive
Heat Is On
Herbie Hancock: Chameleon
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
If I Can't Have You
Bob James: Tappanzee
Horst Jankowski: So What's New
Billy Joel: Piano Man, I'm Moving Out, Leave a Tender Moment Alone, Don't Ask Me Why,
My Life
Kansas: Carry On Wayward Son
La Bamba
Chuck Mangione: Feels So Good
Barry Manilow: Can't Smile Without You, Jump Shout Boogie, Bandstand Boogie, Copacabana
Moody Blues: The Voice
More Than A Woman
Nero, Peter: Scratch My Bach
Peter, Paul & Mary: Leaving on A Jet Plane
Pointer Sisters: I'm So Excited
The Police: King of Pain
Shack Attack: Taking Off
Frank Sinatra: New York New York
Paul Smith: Monsieur Oscaire, Garnering the Blues, For Art’s Sake
Smooth Operator
Spinning Wheel
Steely Dan: Peg, Time Out of Mind
Styx: Come Sail Away
Cat Stevens: Morning Has Broken, Moonshadow
Streisand: The Main Event
Donna Summer: Last Dance
Supertramp: The Logical Song
Village People: Macho Man, YMCA
Those Were the Days
The Way It Is
When Will I Be Loved
Wonder, Stevie: Sir Duke, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, I Just Called to Say I Love You
Taste of Honey: Boogie Oogie Oogie
Toto: 99, Hold The Line
Van Halen: You Really Got Me
Walking in Rhythm
Where is the Love
You're Gonna Miss My Lovin'
 
Television
Adams Family
All in the Family
Beverly Hillbillies
Bewitched
Brady Bunch
Charlie Brown Special: Linus & Lucy
Fantasy Island
Flintstones
Gilligan's Island
Hill Street Blues
Johnny Carson
Love Boat Mickey Mouse Club
Munsters
Speed Racer
The Young and the Restless (Nadia's Theme)
What's Happening?
 
Children's Tunes
It's a Small World
The Rainbow Connection
Disney Film Song Medley
Somewhere Out There
 
Italian Songs
 Anema E Core
 Ciao Ciao Bambina
 Come Back to Sorrento
 O’Marioniello
O Sole Mio
 Volare
 
Spanish/Latin Songs
 Cuando Caliente El Sol
 Eres Tu
 Antonio-Carlos Jobim: Girl From Impanema, Dinde,     Wave,  Meditation, Corcovado
 Ivan Lins: The Island, Love Dance
 Tania Maria: Together

Irish Songs
 Danny Boy
 Galway Bay
 How Are Things in Glocca Mora?
 Molly Malone
 Mother Machree
 My Wild Irish Rose
 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
 
French Songs
 Charles Aznavour: Yesterday When I Was Young, She,    The Old- Fashioned Way
 Jacques Brel: Ne Me Quitte Pas,  Sons of..., I Loved,  If    We Only Have Love
 Maurice Chevalier: Thank Heaven for  Little Girls, I’m     Glad I’m not Young Anymore, One of Those    Songs
 Jeanne Manson: Comme un enfant, Comme un bateau  ivre
 Edith Piaf: La Vie En Rose, Hymne √† L’Amour
 
Japanese Songs
 Blue Chateau
 Blue Light Yokohama
 Cyclamen No Kaori
 Omoide No Nagisa
 Sotto Oyasumi
 Wakare No Asa
 Yosaku
 Yume No Naka E
 
German Songs
 Du, Du Liegst Mir Im Herzen
 Edelweiss
 Viennese Waltzes
 Vienna, My City of Dreams
 Various Robert Stoltz songs

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