Piano in Minneapolis

Song List

I specialize in playing ragtime, stride, early jazz, and selections from the Great American Songbook. If you find me out playing piano in Minneapolis, I’d be happy to try and play your song requests. You can also find my full repertoire below. 

If you’re interested in seeing me play piano live, check out my full calendar of upcoming piano performances in Minneapolis

Requests always welcome.

SCOTT JOPLIN

Bethena • Elite Syncopations • Felicity Rag • Fig Leaf Rag • Heliotrope Bouquet • Kismet Rag • Magnetic Rag • Maple Leaf Rag • Peacherine Rag • Pine Apple Rag • Silver Swan Rag • Solace • Sunflower Slow Drag • Swipesy Cake Walk • The Easy Winners • The Entertainer • Weeping Willow

JAMES SCOTT

Calliope Rag • Efficiency Rag • Grace and Beauty • Hilarity Rag • Quality Rag

JOSEPH F. LAMB

American Beauty Rag • Ragtime Nightingale

W. C. HANDY

Atlanta Blues • Aunt Hagar’s Children’s Blues • Beale Street Blues • Hesitating Blues • Joe Turner Blues • Memphis Blues • Ole Miss Blues • St. Louis Blues • Yellow Dog Blues

EUBIE BLAKE

Charleston Rag • Loving You the Way I Do • Memories of You • The Baltimore Todolo • The Chevy Chase

JELLY ROLL MORTON

Kansas City Stomp

THOMAS “FATS” WALLER

Alligator Crawl • Ain’t Misbehavin’ • Cash for Your Trash • Clothesline Ballet • Handful of Keys • Honeysuckle Rose • How Can You Face Me Now • I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby • I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter • I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling • I Wish I Were Twins • Keepin’ out of Mischief Now • Minor Drag • My Fate Is in Your Hands • Numb Fumblin’ • Smashing Thirds

JAMES P. JOHNSON

Blueberry Rhyme • Carolina Shout • If I Could Be with You (One Hour Tonight) • Sugar • The Charleston

WILLIE “THE LION” SMITH

Fingerbuster • Relaxin’ • Rippling Waters

JOHNNY MADDOX

Friday Night Stomp • Meadow-lark • Tango Fredette • The Crazy Otto Medley

CONTEMPORARY RAGTIME

Enchantment: A New Mexican Serenade • Just Peachy • One for the Road • Razorblades • Toronto Blues

IRVING BERLIN

Alexander’s Ragtime Band • Everybody’s Doin’ It Now • I Love a Piano • Puttin’ on the Ritz • The Song is Ended (but the Melody Lingers On)

DUKE ELLINGTON

Satin Doll • Swampy River • Take the “A” Train

GEORGE GERSHWIN

A Foggy Day (In London Town) • Embraceable You • I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise • Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off • The Man I Love • Somebody Loves Me • Someone to Watch over Me • Swanee • They Can’t Take That Away from Me

COLE PORTER

Anything Goes • Begin the Beguine • It’s De-Lovely • Let’s Misbehave

FRANK SINATRA

Fly Me to the Moon • It Had to be You • My Way • Theme from “New York, New York”

STATES

Alabama Jubilee • By the Waters of the Minnetonka • California, Here I Come! • Carolina in the Morning • Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans • Georgia on My Mind • Moonlight in Vermont • Old Folks at Home (Swanee River) • San Antonio Rose • Stars Fell on Alabama • Tennessee Waltz • The Pennsylvania Polka • Way Down Yonder in New Orleans • Yellow Rose of Texas

COUNTRIES

Danny Boy • Je Cherche après Titine • (There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover • Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That’s an Irish Lullaby) • Under the Double Eagle  • When Irish Eyes Are Smiling • When You and I Were Young, Maggie

1890

Echoes from the Snowball Club • Georgia Camp Meeting • Hello! My Baby • Humoresque • I’ve Been Working on the Railroad • The Sidewalks of New York • When the Saints Go Marching In • Whistling Rufus

1900

Ballin’ the Jack • (Won’t You Come Home) Bill Bailey • Black and White Rag • By the Light of the Silvery Moon  • Calico Rag • Carbarlick Acid Rag • Corsica (That French Rag) • Creole Belles • Dill Pickles • El Choclo • Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider • Frankie and Johnny • Shine on, Harvest Moon • St. Louis Rag • Teddy Bears’ Picnic • The House of the Rising Sun • The Glow-Worm • Under the Anheuser Bush • What You Goin’ to Do When the Rent Comes ‘Round? • Wild Cherries Rag • X. L. Rag

1910

At the Ball, That’s All • Broncho Billy Rag • Crazy Blues • Dallas Blues • Darktown Strutters’ Ball • Gee, But I Like Music with My Meals • Has Anybody Seen My Gal? (Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue) • I Wonder Where My Easy Rider’s Gone • Ja-Da • Majestic Rag • Melody in F Rag • Nola • O, You Beautiful Doll • Paper Doll • Peg o’ My Heart • Pork and Beans • Ragtime Cowboy Joe • Red Rose Rag • Royal Garden Blues • Russian Rag (Rachmaninoff Prelude) • Snakey Blues • Some of These Days • Somebody Stole My Gal  • That’s A Plenty • The Darkey Todalo: A Raggedy Rag • The Lily Rag • The Original Texas Tommy Dance (King Chanticleer) • The Queen Rag • Three O’Clock in the Morning • Tiger Rag • Waiting for the Robert E. Lee • War Bride Blues • You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want to Do It) • 12th Street Rag

1920

Ain’t Nobody’s Business if I Do • Am I Blue? • Angry • Arkansas Blues • At Sundown • Avalon • Basin Street Blues • Beer Barrel Polka • Chlo-e (Song of the Swamp) • Crazy Rhythm • Dardanella • The Dardanella Blues •  Dippermouth Blues • Down Yonder • Farewell Blues • I Ain’t Givin’ Nothin’ • I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby • If I Had You • If You Knew Susie • Jalousi • The Japanese Sandman • Keep Sweeping the Cobwebs off the Moon • Kitten on the Keys • Lucky Day • Mack the Knife • Muscle Shoals Blues • Muskrat Ramble • My Blue Heaven • Nagasaki • Nickel in the Slot • Pine Top’s Boogie Woogie (The Original Boogie Woogie) • Red Wing • Sitting on Top of the World • Soliloquy: A Musical Thought • Spring Fever • Stardust • Strut Miss Lizzie • Sweet Georgia Brown • Tea for Two • The Georgia Grind • The Whip’poor’will Dance • Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo’Bye!) • What You Want Me to Do • Wildwood Flower • Yes Sir, That’s My Baby

1930

Andalucía • As Time Goes By • Believe It, Beloved • Blue Lou • Blue Moon • Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil) • Deep Purple • Dust on the Moon • Goofus • I Would Do Most Anything for You • In the Mood • Jazz Nocturne • Johnson Rag • Malaguena • Moonglow • Night Wind • Por Una Cabeza • Some Sweet Day • Stormy Weather • Tabú • The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down (The Looney Tunes Theme) • These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) • Trucking’ • We’ll Meet Again

1940

Along the Santa Fe Trail • Blueberry Hill • Chattanooga Choo Choo • Elmer’s Tune • La Vie en Rose • Music! Music! Music! (Put Another Nickel In) • Polka Dots and Moonbeams • (Ghost) Riders in the Sky • (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 • Skylark • Twilight Time • Velvet Moon

1950

Ain’t That a Shame • Beyond the Sea • Delicado • Earth Angel • Canadian Sunset • Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite • Misty • Mr. Sandman • Night Train • Soft Summer Breeze • The Great Pretender • The Old Piano Roll Blues • You Don’t Know Me

1960

Alley Cat • Bring It On Home to Me  • Crazy • Mr. Bojangles • Puff, the Magic Dragon • The Last Date • What a Wonderful World

1970

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown • In the Summertime • The Music Box Dancer • Rapid Roy (That Stock Car Boy) • Rich Girl • Southern Nights • Time in a Bottle

HOLIDAY SONGS

Auld Lang Syne • Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire (The Christmas Song) • Christmas Time Is Here • Deck the Halls • Easter Parade • Frosty the Snowman • Have a Holly Jolly Christmas • Hava Nagila • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas • Halloween Theme • I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy • Jingle Bells • Jingle Bell Rock • Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! • Over There • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer • Santa Claus Is Coming to Town • Stars and Stripes Forever  • The Man with the Bag • What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? • White Christmas • Winter Wonderland • You’re a Grand Old Flag

MUSICALS

42nd Street

42nd Street • Lullaby of Broadway • Shuffle off to Buffalo • Young and Healthy • We’re in the Money • You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me

An American in Paris

I Got Rhythm • Love Is Here to Stay • S’Wonderful 

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Cabaret

Cabaret • Maybe This Time • Two Ladies • Willkommen

The Fantasticks 

Soon It’s Gonna Rain • Try to Remember

The Girlfriend

The Blue Room • The Girlfriend

Les Miserables

I Dreamed a Dream

Meet Me in St. Louis

The Boy Next Door • The Trolley Song

Naughty Marietta

Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life • I’m Falling in Love with Someone

Oklahoma!

Oklahoma! • Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ • Surry with the Fringe on Top • People Will Say We’re in Love

On Your Toes

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

Phantom of the Opera

All I Ask of You • Music of the Night • Phantom of the Opera

Porgy and Bess

Bess, You Is My Woman Now • I Got Plenty of Nuttin’ • It Ain’t Necessarily So • Summertime

Roberta

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Shuffle Along

The Baltimore Buzz • Gypsy Blues • I’m Just Wild about Harry

Tan Manhattan

I’d Give a Dollar for a Dime

Top Hat

Cheek to Cheek • Top Hat, White Tie and Tails

MOVIES / TELEVISION

A Wink and A Smile • Beauty and the Beast • Butterfly By • Concerning Hobbits • Cruella de Vil • Dracula’s Lament • Family Guy Theme • H. R. Pufnstuf Theme • Glad Rag Doll • The Godfather Waltz • Love Theme from The Godfather  • Inchworm • Linus and Lucy • Miss Ceilie’s Blues • Moon River • Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head • Somewhere in Time • Somewhere My Love (Lara’s Theme) • Somewhere Over the Rainbow • The Third Man Theme • The Way We Were • Tiger Song • Twin Peaks Theme/Love Theme • Unchained Melody • Wallace and Gromit Theme • Westworld Title Theme/Sweetwater • Where Everybody Knows Your Name  • Winnie the Pooh • Won’t You Be My Neighbor? 

Over the Garden Wall

A Courting Song • Adelaide Parade  • Everything Is Nice and Fine • Into the Unknown • Old North Wind • Over the Garden Wall • Patient Is the Night • Potatoes and Molasses

Pixar

If I Didn’t Have You • Married Life • Nemo’s Egg • You’ve Got A Friend in Me

Stranger Things

A Kiss • Biking to School • First Kiss • Kids • Kids 2 • Presumptuous • Stranger Things Theme

The Muppets

Fraggle Rock Theme • Happiness Hotel • I Hope That Somethin’ Better Comes Along • Moving Right Along  • The Muppets Theme • The Rainbow Connection

ELVIS PRESLEY

Are You Lonesome Tonight? • Can’t Help Falling in Love

THE BEATLES

Blackbird • Eleanor Rigby • Here, There, and Everywhere • Hey Jude • Let It Be • Martha, My Dear • Revolution • Rocky Racoon • Yesterday • When I’m Sixty-Four

ELTON JOHN

Bennie and the Jets • Crocodile Rock

BILLY JOEL 

It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me • Piano Man

LEONARD COHEN

Hallelujah

RANDY NEWMAN

Jolly Coppers on Parade • Short People

DANIEL ROTTENBERG

Ballad of the Loch Ness Monster • Blues • Busy As A Duck • Crucible of the Savanna  Dandelion Glide • Daniel’s Boogie Woogie  Dr. Dino • Boogie Woogie #2  Durango Tango • Earworm Rag • Equestrian Nights • Fiddleleaf Rag • Finale Rag • Herbasaurus • Lafadin Rag • Monstera Rag • Nepenthes Rag • Ode to Goat  • Para(Freedom)Keet • Perfection Rag • The Reid Rag • Strater Strut • Sturdy Turtle • The Claim Jumpers’ Rag • The Denver Waltz • The Ragtime Muppet • Train Rag • Walkin’ • Wilmington Stride • You Camel (Say It Don’t Spray It) • You Dirty Mouse

CLASSICAL

Fur Elise • Toccata en Fugue

MISCELLANEOUS

Demo Song • Dreaming with a Broken Heart • Drops of Jupiter • For Your Eyes Only • I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing • Let It Be Me • Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness • Ophelia • Somebody That I Used to Know  • Trouble 

VIDEO GAME SONGS

Lord Ghirahim’s Theme • Super Mario Overworld Theme • Super Mario Underworld Theme • Super Mario World 1 • Super Mario World 2 • Zelda’s Lullaby