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Sound Samples

 
I play a wide variety of piano styles, from ragtime to gorgeous and sophisticated
cocktail music.

Click on the links below to listen or to download sound clips in mp3 format.

For even more sound samples, visit my repertoire page



Romantic Songs

Night And Day -- Cole Porter's most beloved song introduced by Fred Astaire

It's D'Lovely -- a lively Cole Porter classic

Now That You're Gone -- a haunting romantic ballad.

The Moon Was Yellow -- A sultry Latin tango

Embraceable You -- A lilting ballad by George and Ira Gershwin

Body And Soul -- John W. Green's most beautiful composition

Cheek To Cheek -- Irving Berlin's classic dancing tune made famous by Fred Astaire

Everything I Have Is Yours -- A beautiful and sophisticated standard for the perfect cocktail party

Deep Night -- An unforgetable romantic ballad

Thinking Of You -- my personal favorite

The Very Thought Of You -- Every Cabaret singer's favorite song

Isn't It Romantic -- The title says it all

Willow Weep For Me -- the ultimate jazz standard

Jazz Standards

The Saint Louis Blues -- An impromptu improvisation recorded live at Pier 23, San Francisco

The Lady Is A Tramp -- Yet another improvisation recorded live at Pier 23, San Francisco

Hot Novelty Rags and Harlem Stride solos

Kitten On The Keys -- The novelty rag that thrilled a nation!

The Chevy Chase -- Eubie Blake's Harlem Stride Rag Classic in my new arrangement 

Syncopated Novelties

Marigold -- Billy Mayerl's most beloved composition

Four Aces Suite -- A Syncopated Suite by Billy Mayerl
Ace of Clubs
Ace Diamonds
Ace of Hearts
Ace of Spades

All sound files are copyrighted. Copying and distribution prohibited. All rights reserved. If you would like to own these performances, they
can be obtained in the CD shop.



Frederick Hodges, San Francisco, Piano Music, Piano, Berkeley