Often referred to as "American Standards", the songs published during the Golden Age of this genre include those popular and sings tunes from the s to the s that were Wives want sex tonight Holiday Lakes for Broadway theatre, stansard theatre, and Hollywood musical film.
It is intended to be as comprehensive a list as possible, including those pop standards and film song classics which have been sung or performed in jazz on numerous occasions and are considered part of the jazz repertoire. Chilton adds that these songs "became the core repertoire of jazz musicians" during the period that "stretched roughly from to ".
A composer, Wilder emphasized analysis of composers and their creative efforts in this work. For a chronological list of jazz standards with author details, see the lists in the box on the right. Entries in italics are alternative titles for songs that appear elsewhere on the list.