The Hot Cat Jazz Band specializes in music for seniors!

Our passion is evident in our energetic, upbeat, fun, and contagious music. 

Every Hot Cat Jazz Band performance finds audience members smiling, singing, clapping, and dancing in their seats.

Our versatile song list includes music from the following:

  1. 1920s: Dixieland Jazz and popular songs from Tin Pan Alley
  2. 1930s: Early Swing Standards from the Great American Songbook
  3. 1940s: Big Band Jazz of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Glen Miller
  4. 1950s: Early Rock and Roll of Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, and the Everly Brothers
  5. 1960s: Motown Favorites and music of the Beatles

To accommodate your entertainment budget, the Hot Cat Jazz Band can also perform as a trio or duo. 

We look forward to meeting you and your residents!

Ross Tucker
(860) 529-6123
ross@hotcatjazz.com


1920s, 30s & 40s Songs

Ain’t MisBehavin’, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Bye Bye Blackbird, Dinah, I Can’t Give You Anything but Love, When you’re Smiling, Hello Dolly, Baby Face, California Here I Come,

5 Foot 2, I’m Looking over a Four Leaf Clover, If You Knew Suzie, I Want a Girl, Yes Sir That’s My Baby, Ain’t She Sweet, Girl of My Dreams, It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie,

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down, My Blue Heaven, Pennies from Heaven, Sunny Side of the Street, Georgia on My Mind, It Had to Be You, Up a Lazy River, Bill Bailey,

Indiana, If I Had You, Glory of Love, Makin’ Whoopie, Wild Irish Rose, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Carolina in the Morning,

Shine on Harvest Moon, Side by Side, In the Good Old Summertime, Puttin’ On the Ritz, Steppin’ Out With My Baby


1950s / 60s Songs

A Teenager In Love, All I Have to do is Dream, All Shook Up, Blueberry Hill, Blue Moon, Blue Suede Shoes, Bye Bye Love, Calendar Girl, Can’t Help Falling In Love,

Come Go with Me, Country Roads, Cupid, Day-O, Dream Lover, Don’t Be Cruel, Earth Angel, Everyday, Goodnight Sweetheart, Great Balls of Fire,

Great Pretender, Hello, Mary Lou, Hey, Good Lookin’, I’m Walkin’, In the Still of the Night, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny, Jailhouse Rock/Hound Dog,

Jambalaya, Johnny B. Good, King of the Road, Leaving on a Jet Plane, Let It Be (Beatles), Let It Be Me (Everly Brothers),

Let’s Twist Again, Life Could Be a Dream, Little Darlin’, Love Me Tender, Rock Around the Clock, Rockin’ Robin, Runaround Sue, Save the Last Dance for Me, Sea of Love,

Shake Rattle and Roll, Silhouettes, Splish Splash, Stand by Me, Sunshine On My Shoulders, Tears On My Pillow, That’ll Be the Day, This Magic Moment, The Twist,

Under the Boardwalk, Up on the Roof, Wake Up Little Suzie, The Wanderer, Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On, Wonderful World (Sam Cooke),

You’re Sixteen, You Send Me


New Orleans Dixieland

Basin Street Blues, Bourbon Street Parade, Dinah, Honeysuckle Rose, Just a Closer Walk, Muskrat Ramble,

Pennies from Heaven, Saint Louis Blues, Sunny Side of the Street, Sweet Georgia Brown, Tin Roof Blues,

When My Dreamboat Comes Home, When The Saints Go Marching In, When you’re Smiling


Big Band & Swing

‘A’ You’re Adorable, Accentuate the Positive, Ain’t MisBehavin’, All of Me, Besame Mucho, Bill Bailey, Blue Skies, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Caldonia, Chatanooga Choo-Choo,

Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy, Daddy, ‘Deed I Do, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, Fly Me to the Moon, Glory Of Love,

Honeysuckle Rose, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, I Got Rhythm, In a Mellow Tone, It Had To Be You, Kansas City, LOVE, Makin’ Whoopee, Mairzy Doats,

Minnie the Moocher, My Blue Heaven, New York New York, On The Sunnyside of the Street, Paper Moon, Pennies From Heaven, Route 66, Satin Doll, Sentimental Journey,

Shoo Fly Pie, Stompin’ At the Savoy, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Summerwind, Sweet Georgia Brown, Swingin’ On a Star, S’Wonderful, Take the A Train, Tuxedo Junction


Jazz Ballads

Dream a Little Dream of Me, If I Had You, I’m Confessin’ That I Love You, I’m in the Mood for Love,

What a Wonderful World, You Made Me Love You, Unforgettable


Country

Country Roads, On the Road Again


Sing-a-Longs

Beer Barrel Polka, Carolina in the Morning, Walt Disney Medley, George M. Cohan Medley, God Bless America,

Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, Kansas City, Let Me Call You Sweetheart,

New York, New York, Shine On Harvest Moon, Side by Side, Those Were the Days, That’s Amore,

Service Songs (Army, Navy, Marines, etc), Unicorn Song, You Are My Sunshine, Puff the Magic Dragon


Songs We All Learned as Kids

This Land Is Your Land, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Home On the Range, You Are My Sunshine,

Michael Row Your Boat Ashore, He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands,

I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, Puff the Magic Dragon, In the Good Old Summertime,


Gospel

Amazing Grace, This Little Light of Mine, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Down By the Riverside, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot


Patriotic

Service Songs (Army, Navy, Marines, etc), George M Cohan Medley, Give My Regards To Broadway, Over There,

You’re a Grand Old Flag, Yankee Doodle, America (My Country ‘Tis of Thee), America, the Beautiful,

Battle Hymn of the Republic, God Bless America


Beatles

Can’t Buy Me Love, Eight Days a Week, Hey Jude, I Saw Her Standing There, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Let It Be, Ob La Di Ob La Da, When I’m 64,

With a Little Help from My Friends, Yellow Submarine, Yesterday