Good Tunes For Wedding Gigs

Discussion in 'Music [DB]' started by joon, Aug 2, 2002.

  1. joon


    Mar 16, 2002
    Manila, Philippines
    Hi all,

    The jazz trio (guitar, db, drums) that I'm in will have its first ever wedding gig in a few months, so I like to know, from your experience, what tunes are good to play on that event. It doesn't necessarily have to be 100% jazz tunes, and I think alternating between swing, bossa, and whatever else will be good. Anyway, I'll just listen to what you DBers have to say.

  2. Mike Goodbar

    Mike Goodbar Supporting Member

    Jun 6, 2001
    Charlotte, NC
    Just to get things rolling:

    It Had to Be You
    The Way You Look Tonight
    Fly Me To the Moon
    Satin Doll

    Girl From Ipanema
    So Nice (Summer Samba)
    Linus and Lucy?

    You are the Sunshine of My Life (hey, it's in the real book).
    I Feel Good (I Got You)

    Anniversary Waltz
    Daddy's Little Girl

    Use your imagination and good judgement. Your guitarist might play the s**t out of "Four on Six," but does the bride's mother really want to hear that? (and she will be listening and adding comments, trust me).
  3. Intrepid


    Oct 15, 2001
    Blue Bossa?
    In a Sentimental Mood maybe?
  4. If the bride is a virgin: WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE ? becomes WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED, LOVE?