so i was wondering what you guys are playing as far as new music (released in last two or three years) at solo gigs?  a buddy of mine is actually playing some lady gaga stuff, but... well, i'm not sure if it's working out (i don't say anything, people seem to like it...)

i added some jason marz stuff to my rep, a couple cold play tunes, and a handful of others, but i was wondering what you guys are doing about adding new material and what you're adding.
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i like "gravity" and  "between the lines" by sara bareilles  she's the real deal
yeah, i like her music. haven't tried those tunes, i'll give 'em a shot.  any more?  looking for a good handful of contemporary tunes to add.
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sing it up  by moloko, very fun to do .it was hit in the early 2000's
and   cada vez que te veo   a great song with latin flavour used to be  dance hit around that time too , both tunes work in ballad,swing,bossa or stride version perfectly
usually like to give pop/rock songs a few years before getting them into a routine... ("fireflies" by owl city, "no one" by alicia keys)

honestly though, for improv vehicles i like tunes from smaller/indie groups:
"bluish" by animal collective -
"science vs. romance" by rilo kiley - (slide this one into rhythm changes)
"ghost" by voxtrot -

maybe they're more musically interesting...
coldplay _ yellow, viva la vida
lady gaga - paparazzi, let's dance
john mayer - dreaming with a broken heart, say what you mean to say
100 years - five for fighting
keith urban - tonight i wanna cry
sweet child of mine - guns & roses ( i like this one in c a lot)
joe sample: hippies on a  corner. spellbound, all god's children, melodies of love, it happens everyday

top 5:
take five in c-
linus & lucy in ab
mercy mercy mercy in c
my favorite things (a la brad mehldau)
as time goes by in f
james bond theme
the most recent tune i do is the norah jones' "don't know why". kind of boring but, hey... some people actually know it.
aside from that, probably "a whole new world" from disney's aladdin. that would be around mid '90s. but i never play it unless it's requested, which isn't often, thank god.
yeah, i do that one occasionally usually by request.  two fairly recent ones are snap by david benoit and x marks the spot by joe sample.  you do a lot of samples stuff jazz+, i'll have to check those out, love his style.
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