Looking for a great jazzy song for an upcoming audition or project? Well, first you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, you can go through these jazz musical theatre songs below, sorted by vocal type.
In case you are looking for a jazz audition song, please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, etc.). Make sure to select a jazzy audition song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call.
And here’s a list of specifically jazz age audition songs.
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“Betsy’s Getting Married” – Honeymoon in Vegas
“Funny Honey” – Chicago
“Never Fall in Love (With an Elf)” – Elf
“When You’re Good to Mama” – Chicago
“A Little Luck” – Honeymoon in Vegas
“All I Care About” – Chicago
“Don’t Break the Rules” – Catch Me If You Can
“I’ve Got Your Number” – Little Me
“If I Ruled the World” – Pickwick
“Just in Time” – Bells are Ringing
“Out of the Sun” – Honeymoon in Vegas
“The Man Inside the Clues” – Catch Me If You Can
“I Want to Go to Hollywood” – Grand Hotel
“Live in Living Color” – Catch Me If You Can
“The Lady is a Tramp” – Babes in Arms
“With Every Breath I Take” – City of Angels
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“Jazz Time” – Marguerite
“Lost and Found” – City of Angels
“The Oldest Profession” – The Life
“You Can Always Count on Me” – City of Angels
“Butter Outta Cream” – Catch Me If You Can
“I Love Betsy” – Honeymoon in Vegas
“Nobody Cares About Santa” – Elf
“Stay With Me” – City of Angels
“Let Me Entertain You” – Gypsy
“Picture Show” – Bonnie & Clyde
“Whatcha Gonna Do?” – Chaplin
“When I Get My Name in Lights” – The Boy From Oz
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Author: Stacy Karyn
Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.