Jingle Bells

most popular Christmas song was written in the mid 19th century, when jazz and did not exist, and the song had great popularity.Its author is James Lord Pierpont.Initially the work was entitled The One Horse Open Sleigh, which translates as "one-horse open sleigh."

Jingle Bells gained interest in the 20th century, and by 2008 it had translated into the 12 languages ​​of the world.The song was recorded in the Hall of Fame composers.At the time, the composition was performed by famous jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington.

Let It Snow!

Another popular Christmas song, but written in the heyday of jazz music.Let It Snow!Despite its winter theme, it was written by a very hot summer day in 1945.

composition has more than
20 outswing version, the most famous of which is owned by Frank Sinatra.Through the online Apple Store currently cover 25 million was realized. Times.


This jazz composition is nothing like an aria for the opera "Porgy and Bess".Author Arias, George Gershwin wrote it in 1935, using the African-American motifs.

Summertime enjoyed great popularity in the 20th century.The composition has managed to surpass even the famous song by the group "The Beatles» Yesterday on the number of performances.The opera itself, in which the aria is heard 4 times a rather big box office and today.


Another jazz standard 30s song Caravan, a top performer who is still considered to Duke Ellington.The melody of the composition has a distinct oriental motif.

Caravan had a rather big popularity and repeatedly rehash other artists, including Ella Fitzgerald.At present, the composition is a classic of the genre.

song can be heard in the famous films of Woody Allen and Steven Soderbergh, as well as in the Soviet cartoon "Well, wait!".

What a Wonderful World

jazz Louis Armstrong's What a Wonderful World today has perhaps the greatest popularity among contemporary artists, as well as among students.

the famous song is written in the 60s by George David Weiss, and, initially, to fulfill future hit was prepositional well-known jazzman Tony Bennett, but he refused.Then the work began and Armstrong.

In comparison with the known compositions at the time of Louis Armstrong's What a Wonderful World did not bring much success.However, after the release of the film "Good Morning Vietnam", wherein the composition is performed as a contrast terrible events of the war, the song and got his well-deserved popularity.In 1999, What a Wonderful World was included in the Hall of Fame "Grammy".