Music Samples

Click on the images below to hear and view a few sample songs that you may hear at a Swing Therapy session.

It Had to be You

By far, the most well-known of the Great American Songbook songs. This Gus Kahn song is a sing-along favorite. Performed at the John Glenn International Airport as part of the Melodies in Motion Series sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. May 2018.

Orange Colored Sky

Classic Nat King Cole song from 1950 shows the lasting influence of WWII on popular culture with its wartime lingo. It's a great, up-beat, toe-tapper. Performed at Westgate Farmers Market. July 2016.

The Lady is a Tramp

This 1937 classic, written by Rodgers and Hart, is performed here at the Easton Farmers Market in August of 2017.

Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams

Ted Koehler and Harry Barris wrote this great song in 1931. It was a hit for Bing Crosby and others throughout the years. This song never gets old.

Honeysuckle Rose

A Fats Waller song from 1934. Performed at the John Glenn International Airport as part of the Melodies in Motion Series sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. May 2018.

Moonglow

A 1934 song by Irving Mills who's credited with discovering Duke Ellington and collaborated with Duke on many of his popular songs.