What’s New?

Portrait of Bob Haggart (center), Morey Feld, and Mack Shopnick, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. July 1947
Portrait of Bob Haggart (center), Morey Feld, and Mack Shopnick, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. July 1947

What’s New?”  composed in 1939  by Bob Haggart as an instrumental tune titled “I’m Free”.  Later lyrics were written by Johnny Burke, hence the title was changed to match the lyrics.

Listen to ‘What’s New?’ on YouTube:

What’s New? Original Recordings:

Song Peace by Horace Silver on Blowin' the Blues Away at Amazon  Bob Crosby Orchestra & The Bobcats: Stomp Off, Let’s Go!’  (Recorded as I’m Free)

What’s New? Transcriptions:

What’s New? Play Alongs:

Body & Soul: 17 Jazz Classics: Jazz Play-Along Volume 41

What’s New? Fake Books:

The New Real Book (in C)The Real Book - Volume II (C Instruments)  The Ultimate Jazz Fake Book - C Edition

What’s New? Other Resources