Musical Song Lists

Jazz Musical Theatre Songs – by Vocal Type

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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Altos

Betsy’s Getting Married” – Honeymoon in Vegas

Lost and Found” – City of Angels

Never Fall in Love (With an Elf)” – Elf

The Lady Is a Tramp” – Babes in Arms


Baritones

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


Basses

Easy to Love” – Anything Goes

If I Ruled the World” – Pickwick

Just In Time” – Bells Are Ringing

They Can’t Take That Away From Me” – Crazy for You


Contras

Cabaret” – Cabaret

Funny Honey” – Chicago

I Want to Go to Hollywood” – Grand Hotel

Live in Living Color” – Catch Me If You Can


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Mezzos/Sopranos

A Call From the Vatican” – Nine

Jazz Time” – Marguerite

Look At Me Now” – The Wild Party

The Oldest Profession” – The Life


Tenors

Butter Outta Cream” – Catch Me If You Can

I Love Betsy” – Honeymoon in Vegas

Let Me Drown” – The Wild Party

Stay With Me” – City of Angels


Trebles (Kids)

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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Which of these jazz musical theatre songs did you choose?

Have you ever performed one of these jazzy musical theatre songs? Feel free to share in the comments below!


Stacy Karyn, Author of Jazz Musical Theatre Songs.
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.


 

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