Jazz & Dixieland
Hosted by Bill Abbott
Welcome to my little corner of the world! Just kick back, relax and enjoy the sights and sounds from here in Oregon.

My name is Bill Abbott. I am a native Oregonian, born near the historic town of Jacksonville and I am married to Phyllis, a cute little Polish maiden from Nebraska. We are both committed Christians, active in the Episcopal Church and I am very much involved in music.

A nice lady who resides in Orlando, Florida and is known as The Duchess by her friends, encouraged me to set up this Web Site. She did all the art work and maintains the site for me and all I do is provide the MIDI files.

I have been a professional percussionist since the age of fifteen and have played in just about every kind of musical organization except rock and roll. My claim to fame is having played in the Oregon National Guard Reserves Pipes and Drums in the inauguratiion parade for President Ronald Reagan. This is my 24th year as drummer in the Capital City Jazz Band, a Traditional Dixieland Band in Salem, Oregon. I also play my Yamaha Keyboard and sing for residents in Retirement Homes and Care Facilities and have been doing that since retiring fifteen years ago from the insurance business. I average about 10 or 15 performances each month, so it keeps me off the streets. Capital City Jazz Band
Sorry, your browser doesn't support Java. All MIDI files are sequenced by me, except where indicated, and are provided for your enjoyment and personal use only and are not to be used for any commercial purposes or public performance for profit. I have provided a variety of Jazz and Dixieland for you and I hope it will bring pleasure to your life and that you will come back often. I know a lot of tunes and if you have been looking for something you can't find on my web site or the internet, let me know and I will do my best to sequence it for you.


Roses Are Red Yellow Bird
Bouquet of Roses I'll Get By In The Blue Canadian Rockies
Music, Music, Music
[Frequently called "Put Another Nickle In"]
Bebop
[Sequenced by Henry Polk]
Easter Parade
[Nice combo version of an old favorite.]
Somebody Else Is Taking My Place
[A Old Favorite]
Just A Little Lovin'
[Country Western]
Drifting and Dreaming
[Hawaiian Song]
I'll See You In My Dreams
[Old Standard]
I Don't Know Why
[Using the Hammond Organ]
Moonlight and Roses
[Old Standard]
One Day At A Time
[With Jimmie Smith at the Hammond Organ]
This Old House
[Old Stuart Hamblen Gospel]
There's A Tavern In The Town
[Old Drinking Song - in Dixieland]
Sugartime
[An Old Standard]
Steppin' Out With My Baby
[From "Easter Parade"]
Undecided Now
[Old Standard]
It's Wonderful
[Old Standard]
The Lady Is A Tramp
[Favored by "Old Blue Eyes"]
I Can't Begin to Tell You
[Sentimental Tune]
I Love You Because
[Old Standard]
Music Maestro, Please
[Glenn Miller Style]
Red River Valley
[Old Country Tune]
Zipadeedoodah
[Disney Classic]
Moonlight In Vermont
[An Old Favorite]
Somewhere My Love
[Laura's Theme]
Too Young
[Sentimental Tune]
Dark Town Strutter's Ball
[Old Dixieland]
Daddy's Little Girl
[For Father's Day]
Anniversary Waltz
[Old Traditional Tune]
Red Roses for a Blue Lady
[Sentimental Tune]
Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet
[Dixieland Style]
Wait 'Til The Sun Shines Nellie
[Bluegrass Style]
P.S., I Love You
[Old Standard]
Who's Sorry Now
[Original Artist: Connie Francis]
Dream
[Favorite Ballad]
Limehouse Blues
[Old Standard]
I'll Always Be In Love With You
[Old Standard]
Honey
[Old Standard]
Billy's Bluegrass Blues
[© Bill Abbott - Blues]
Whispering
[Old Standard]
Five Foot Two
[Twobeat Ragtime!]
Ain't She Sweet
[Ragtime!]
Swing Machine
[© Bill Abbott - Big Band]
Pennsylvania Polka
[A Real Toe-Tapper!]
Mama's Gone Goodbye
[Dixieland Style]
Rose of Washington Square
[Dixieland Style]
Some Day You'll Be Sorry
[Dance Around Sound]
Anytime
[Big Band Standard]
That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine
[A tribute to fathers!]
Teddy Bear's Picnic
[Old Favorite]
Turkey In The Straw
[Old Favorite]
My Diane
[Old Standard]
Linger A While
[Old Standard]
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
[Old Gospel Tune]
Poor Butterfly
[Old Standard]
Storyville Blues
[Old Southern Blues]
Shuffle Off To Buffalo
[Old Standard]
Hello Dolly
[Dixieland]
The Waltz You Saved for Me
[Old Standard]
Yearning
[Old Standard - Swing]
Khum Bah Yah My Lord
[Old Spiritual]
Cab Driver
[The Mill's Brothers]
In The Garden
[Spiritual]
Lil' Liza Jane
[Bluegrass]
My Old Kentucky Home
[Bluegrass]
Jada
[Thanks Roly, for the fine tuning!]
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
[Dixieland Favorite]
I Could Write A Book
[Easy Listening - Old Standard]
Wabash Cannonball
[Country Hoedown]
Crazy
[Country - Patsy Cline]
Now Is The Hour
[Old Ballad - WWII]
Someone to Watch Over Me
[Old Standard]
My Funny Valentine
[Easy Listening - Old Standard]
Where or When
[Old Standard - Big Band]
You Go To My Head
[Easy Listening - Big Band]
Bossanova Jam
[Bossanove Beat]
Corrina Corrina
[Country Bluegrass]
By the Light of the Silvery Moon
[Traditional Ragtime]
Jambalaya
[Cajun Bluegrass]
Freight Train
[Country Bluegrass]
Alexander's Ragtime Band
[Traditional Ragtime]
When My Baby Smiles
[A Two Beat Original]
My Wild Irish Rose
[Traditional Waltz]
You Made Me Love You
[Old Standard - Big Band]
Tea for Two
[Latin Tune - Cha Cha Cha!]
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
[Dixieland Rendition!]
What A Wonderful World
[The Great Louis Armstrong]
Blues for Barb
[Original - for my niece Barb!]
Memories of You
[Old Standard - on B-3 Hammond!]
Melody of Love
[Traditional Waltz]
I'll Fly Away
[Country Gospel]
When the Saints Go Marching In
[True Dixieland!]
Cecelia
[Old Standard]
You Were Always On My Mind
[Country Ballad]
Battle Hymn of the Republic
[Patriotic]
You Wore A Tulip
[1940's]
Bye Bye Blackbird
[Dixieland Style!]
Ave Maria
[Spiritual]
Amazing Grace
[Spiritual]
South
[Dixieland Style!]
When I'm 64
[The Beatles]
Breezing Along with the Breeze
[Standard Swing - 1926]
Mood Indigo
Bourbon Street Parade
[True Dixieland]
Down By The Riverside
[Old Gospel Tune in Dixieland Style]
The Charleston
[Ragtime - Dixieland]
I Wish I Didn't Love You So
[Original Country Ballad]
Days of Wine and Roses
[Mercer - 1962]
Sweet Georgia Brown
[Count Basie Style]
Can't Help Falling In Love With You
[Country Ballad]
Everywhere You Go
[Dixieland - Traditional Jazz]
Begin the Beguine
[Latin - Big Band]
I Want A Little Girl
[Old Standard]
April In Paris
[Standard Swing - 1932]
Clarinet Polka
[Something for Phyllis]
Could I Have This Dance?
[Traditional - Country Waltz]
Sweet Georgia Brown
[Dixieland - Traditional Jazz]
As Time Goes By
[Standard Swing]
Come Rain or Come Shine
[Standard Swing]
East of the Sun
[Swing Ballad]
After You've Gone
[Dixieland - Traditional Jazz]
Bill Bailey
[Traditional - Dixieland]
Dancing on the Ceiling
[Standard Swing]
Mame
[Traditional Dixieland]

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Page Created:
February 3, 1999
Page Last Updated:
March 24, 2002

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