CONTENTS

Page How to use this book A brief guide to the songs 5 6

BLUES IN THE NIGHT

8

By Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen 10

EMBRACEABLE YOU IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING) MY FUNNY VALENTINE

By George and Ira Gershwi n 12

By Irving Mills and Duke Ellington 14

By Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart 16

LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
By George and Ira Gershwin

By George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Du Bose and Dorothy Heyward

SUMMERTIME

18

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
By George and Ira Gershwin

20

I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN HOW HIGH THE MOON

22

By Cole Porter 26

By Nancy Hamilton and Morgan Lewis 28

I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU

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