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Jean Lenke's Repertoire


Jean Lenke can tailor a bespoke ensemble and set-list to meet your needs - Acoustic Jazz Standards, Classic Combos, Swing & Latin, Slightly Smooth, Jazz-Rock Fusion, Disco Dazz, & Jazz-Grass, Mid-Century Folk, Yacht Rock... Classic Wedding Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Music... Gatsby or Speakeasy Party.... mix, mash & twist! If we can't play it we'll find a band for you that can.


Send us a note if there is something you'd love to hear us play for you!


Just a sampling...

8 Counts for Rita (Jimmy Smith, 2001)

Ain't No Sunshine [When She's Gone] (Bill Withers, 1971)

Aja (Steely Dan, 1977)

Alive in the World (Jackson Browne, 1996)

All Blues (Miles Davis, 1959)

All or Nothing at All (Arthur Altman & Jack Lawrence, 1939)

All That I Want (The Weepies,  2003)

All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein, “Very Warm for May” 1939)

And I Love Her (Paul McCartney & John Lennon, 1964)

Another Star (Stevie Wonder, 1976)

Autumn in New York (“Thumbs Up!” 1934)

Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer, 1945)

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler, 1932)

Bewitched [Bothered & Bewildered] (Richard Rodgers & Lorenzo Hart, “Pal Joey”, 1940)

Black Crow (Joni Mitchell, 1976)

Black Orpheus/A Day in the Life of a Fool (Luiz Bonfá & Antônio Maria, 1959)

But Beautiful (Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen, 1947)

C Jam Blues (Duke Ellington, 1942)

Caravan (Duke Ellington, 1936)

Caravan (Van Morrison, 1970)

Carnival (Nathalie Merchant, 1995)

Case of You, A (Joni Mitchell, 1971)

Cause We've Ended As Lovers (Stevie Wonder, 1975)

Chameleon (song charadeHerbie Hancock, 1973)

Charade (Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer, 1963)

Chicken, The (Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, 1969, popularized by Jaco Pastorius)

Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer, “St. Louis Woman” 1946) 

Comes Love (Brown-Stept-Tobias, “Yokel Boy”, 1939)

Cool Yule (Steve Allen, 1953)

Coyote (Joni Mitchell. 1967)

Crazy (Willie Nelson, 1961)

Cry Me a River (Arthur Hamilton, 1953)

Darn That Dream (Jimmy Van-Heusen by Jimmy Van Heusen & Eddie DeLange, 1939)

Day By Day (Axel Stordahl & Paul Weston, 1965)

Day Tripper (Lennon & McCartney, 1965)

Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch & Fred Rose, 1928)

Deja Vu (Dionne Warrick & Issac Hayes, 1979)

Detour Ahead (John Frigo, Lou Carter and Herb Ellis, 1948)

Devil May Care (Harry Warren & Johnny Burke, 1940)

Dindi (Antonio Carlos Jobim & Aloysio de Oliveira, 1960)

Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (Stevie Wonder, 1973)

Doxy (Sonny Rawlins, 1957)

Dreamland (Joni Mitchell, 1977)

Dreamsville (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston & Henry Mancini, 1958)

East of the Sun [and West of the Moon] (Brooks Bowman, 1934 "Stags at Bay")

Every Kinda People (Andy Fraser, 1978, Robert Palmer)

Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy (Mose Allison, 1968)

Feeling Good (Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse, 1964 Nina Simone) 

Fever (Eddie Cooley & Otis Blackwell, 1956)

Fly Me to the Moon/In Other Words (Bart Howard, 1954)

Footprints (Wayne Shorter, 1966)

Four (Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, 1954 Miles Davis)

Fragile (Sting, 1987) 

Free Man in Paris (Joni Mitchell, 1974)

Fried Pies (Wes Montgomery, 1989)

Fungii Mama (Blue Mitchell, 1965)

Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael &Stuart Gorrell, 1930)

Girl From Ipanema, The (Antônio Carlos Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes, 1962, English, Norman Gimbel)

Glory Of Love (Billy Hill, 1936)

Good Morning [Christmas] Blues (Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing & Count Basie, 1937) 

Green Onions (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewie Sternberg & Al Jackson, 1962)

Have You Met Miss Jones? (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, “I'd Rather Be Right”, 1937)

Heart is as Black as Night (Melody Gardot, 2009)

Hello Young Lovers (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, “The King & I”, 1951)

Help Me (Joni Mitchell, 1974)

Hit The Road Jack (Percy Mayfield, 1960, Ray Charles 1961)

Holdin’ Back the Years (Simply Red, 1985)

Home at Last (Steely Dan, 1977)

Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller & Andy Razaf, 1928)

How Deep Is The Ocean (Irving Berlin, 1932)

How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton & Morgan Lewis, “Two for the Show”, 1940)

How Insensitive (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1963)

I Can't Make You Love Me (Mike Reid & Allen Shamblin, 1990 Bonnie Raitt)

I Could Write a Book (Richard Rodgers & Lorenzo Hart, “Pal Joey”, 1940)

I Fall In Love Too Easily (Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn, 1944)

I Put a Spell on You (Scream'n Jay Hawkins, 1956)

I Should Care (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston & Sammy Cahn, 1944)

I Wish I Knew (Harry Warren, 1945)

I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (Irving Berlin, 1937)

If This Is It (Huey Lewis, 1984)

Imitation of Life (Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster, 1959)

In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, 1935)

In France They Kiss on the Main Street (Joni Mitchell, 1975)

Indian Summer (Victor Herbert & Al Dubin, 1919)

Into My Soul (Gabin, feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater, 2004) 

Into the Mystic (Van Morrison, 1970)

Invitation (Bronisław Kaper &  Paul Francis Webster, 1950)

Is This Love? (Bob Marley & The Wailers, 1978)

It Could Happen To You (Jimmy Van Heusen & Johnny Burk, 1944)

It's Too Late (Carol King, 1971)

Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel, 1977)

Last Christmas (George Michael, 1982 WHAM!)

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow! (Sammy Cahn & Jule Styne, 1945)

Let's Fall In Love (Harold Arlen & Ted Koehle, 1933)

Light My Fire (The Doors, 1966)

Look of Love, The (Burt Bacharach & Hal David, 1967 Dusty Springfield)

Love Gets In The Way (Dayna Kurtz, 2002)

Love Will Find A Way (Lionel Richie, 1983)

Lover Man [Oh, Where Can You Be?](Jimmy Davis, Roger ("Ram") Ramirez, & James Sherman, 1941)

Lovesong (The Cure, 1989)

Loving You (Minnie Riperton, 1975)

Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn, 11933-38)

Make a Smile for Me (Bill Withers, 1973)

Make it With You (David Gates, 1970 Bread)

Man In The Mirror (Glen Ballard & Siedah Garrett , 1988, Michael Jackson)

Me & The Devil Blues (Robert Johnson, 1937, Eric Clapton)

Mean to Me (Fred E. Ahlert & Roy Turk, “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, 1978)

Mercy Mercy Mercy (Joe Zawinul, 1966 for Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 

Mister Magic (Ralph MacDonald, 1975 Grover Washington, Roberta Flack)

Misty (Erroll Garner & Johnny Burke, 1954, Johnny Mathis 1959)

Moon & Sand (William Engvick, Morty Palitz & Alec Wilder, 1979 Kenny Burrell)

Moon River (Henry Mancini & Johnny mErcer, 1961)

Moondance (Van Morrison, 1970)

Moonlight In Vermont (Karl Suessdorf & John Blackburn, 1944)

More Than You Know (Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose & Edward Eliscu, 1929)

Mornin' (Al Jarreau, 1983)

My Favorite Things (Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein II, "The Sound of Music", 1959, Sergio Mendez 1968)

My Foolish Heart (Victor Young & Ned Washington, 1949)

My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, 1937) 

Natural Woman, [You Make Me Feel Like] (Carole King & Gerry Goffin, 1967)

Nearness of You, The (Hoagy Carmichael & Ned Washington, 1938)

Never Can Say Good Bye (Clifton Davis, 1971 The Jackson 5)

Night And Day (Cole Porter, 1932)

Night in Tunisia (Dizzie Gillespie, 1941)

No More Blues/Chega de Saudade (Antonio Carlos Jobim & Vinícius de Moraes, 1958)

Norwegian Wood (Lennon & McCartney, 1965)

Old Devil Moon (by Burton Lane & Yip Harburg, ”Finian’s Rainbow”, 1947)

On A Clear Day (Burton Lane & Alan Jay Lerner, 1929)

On The Street Where You Live (Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner, “My Fair Lady” 1956)

One For My Baby (Harold Arlen & Johnny Merce, “The Sky's the Limit” 1943)

One Note Samba (Antônio Carlos Jobim & Newton Mendonça, 1960)

One Step Ahead (Eddie Snyder & Charles Singleton, 1965 Aretha Franklin)

Our Love (Gregory Porter, 2002)

Out Of Nowhere (Johnny Green & Edward Heyman, 1931)

Peg (Steely Dan, 1977)

People (Jule Styne & Bob Merrill, “Funny Girl”, 1968)

Pure Imagination (Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley 1971) 

Quiet Nights/Corcovado (Antonio-Carlos Jobim, 1960)

Rocket Love (Stevie Wonder, 1980)

Rocket Man (Elton John & Bernie Taupin, 1972)

Roof Garden (Al Jarreau, 1981)

Round Midnight (Thelonius Monk, 1934)

Roxann (Jay Graydon, 1993)

S’ Wonderful (George Gershwin, 1927)

Samba De Orfeu (Luiz Bonfa, Antônio Maria Araújo de Morais, 1959)

Sea Of Love (Philip Baptiste & George Khoury. Phillips, 1959)

Shadow of Your Smile (Johnny Mandell & Paul Francis Webster, 1965, Pieces of a Dream, 1983)

Sidewinder (Lee Morgan, 1963)

Silver Bells (Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, 1950)

Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer, 1941)

Smile (Charlie Chaplin, 1936 "Modern Times", lyrics John Turner & Geoffrey Parsons, 1954)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Jerome Kern & Otto Harbach, “Roberta”, 1933)

Summer Samba/So Nice (Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle & Norman Gimbel, 1964)

Somewhere [There' a Place for Us] (“West Side Story”, 1957)

Speak Low (Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, “One Touch of Venus”, 1943)

Spooky (Mike Sharpe/Shapiro & Harry Middlebrooks, Jr., 1967, lyrics 1968 The Classics IV)

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (Fran Landesman & Tommy Wolf, 1955)

St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins, 1955)

Straighten Up & Fly Right (Nat King Cole and Irving Mills, 1943)

Suit & Tie (Justin Timberlake, 2013)

Summer Breeze (Seals & Crofts, 1972, Benson & Jarreau, 2006)

Summertime (George Gershwin, “Porgy & Bess”, 1935)

Sun Mountain (Walter Brecker & Donald Fagan, Steely Dan, 1972)

Sunday Kind of Love, A (Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Stan Rhodes, & Louis Prima, 1946)

Sunny (Bobby Hebb, 1966, Stevie Wonder, 1968, Dusty Springfield))

Sway/Quién sera? (Luis Demetrio & Pablo Beltrán Ruiz, 1953, Dean Martin 1954)

Sweet and Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Charles N. Daniels, & Harry Tobias, 1931)

Sweet Love (Anita Baker, Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson & Gary Bias, 1985)

Take Five (Paul Desmond, 1954 The Dave Brubeck Quartet)

Take The “A” Train (Billy Strayhorn, 1939)

Temptation (Tom Waits, 1998)

The Man I Love (George & Ira Gershwin, “Lady Be Good”, 1924)

Time Out of Mind (Steely Dan, 1980)

Triste (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1966)

Waiter, Make Mine Blues (Anita O’Day & Ray Biondi, 1960)

Walk On By (Burt Bacharach & Hal David, 1964 Dionne Warwick)

Waters of March/Agua de Beber (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1972 per Basia)

Wave (Antônio Carlos Jobim, 1967)

Way I Am  (Ingrid Michaelson, 2007)

West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery & Sascha Burland, 1964)

What is this Thing Called Love? (Cole Porter, “Wake Up & Dream”, 1929)

When lights Are Low (Benny Carter & Spencer Williams, 1936)

Where is Love? (Lionel Bart, “Oliver”, 1962)

White Christmas (Irving Berlin, 1942)

Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Sandy Denny, 198)

Wichita Lineman ( Jimmy Webb, 1986)

Wild is the Wind (Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington, 1957 Johnny Mathis, David Bowie 1976)

Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell, 1932)

Witchcraft (Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh, 1957)

Witchita Lineman (Jimmy Webb, 1968)

Woodstock (Joni Mitchell, 1970)

Words Get In The Way (Gloria Estefan, 1986)

Yesterday (Lennon & McCartney, 1965)

You Don't Know Me (Ray Charles, 2004)

You Send Me (Sam Cooke, 1957)

Young At Heart (Johnny Richards & Carolyn Leigh, 1953)

Your Love Is King (Sade, 1984)

... and so many many more...


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