Compositions and Publications of Art Farmer

Original Compositions of Art Farmer

  • And Now
  • Art for Lunch
  • Art’s Song
  • Back in the Cage
  • Bitty Ditty (aka Ditty)
  • Blueport
  • Con-Fab
  • Confab in Tempo
  • Earth
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Flashback
  • Happy Blues
  • Homecoming
  • Kayin’
  • Mox Nix
  • Next to Last
  • Overnight
  • Ponsu (aka Pon-Su)
  • Preamp
  • Rappin’
  • Rue Prevail
  • Skycoach (aka Sky Coach)
  • Soft Shoe
  • Solstice
  • Stretch In F
  • Who’s Who
  • Woofin’ and Tweetin’
  • Write Soon

Original Compositions of Art Farmer with Others

  • Little Bandmaster, The (with Quincy Jones)
  • Lonely Without You (with Meredith D’Ambrosio)
  • Lullaby to Benny Goodman (with Lionel Hampton, Quincy Jones)
  • Mau Mau (with Quincy Jones)
  • Serenade to Benny (with Quincy Jones, Lionel Hampton)
  • Shine His Light (with Teresa Lynn Head, James Wilbur Lusk)
  • Sweetest Song, The (with Oliver Nelson)
  • Wisteria (with Jamil Sulieman)
  • Work of Art (with Quincy Jones)

Titles Credited to Art Farmer but Based on Other Compositions

  • And Listen You Young Dora (Och Hor du Unga Dora) (based on a traditional Swedish folk song)
  • Concord (improvisations based on “But Not for Me” by George and Ira Gershwin)
  • Concourse (12-bar blues improvisations)
  • Fine Crystal, The (Kristallen den Fina) (based on a traditional Swedish folk song)
  • Petite Belle (with Steve Swallow; variations on a traditional folk song)
  • Rainmaker (improvisations based on “Here’s that Rainy Day” by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke)
  • Re-Entry (improvisations based on “I Can’t Get Started” by Vernon Duke and Ira Gershwin)
  • Reluctant Groom, The (Den Motstravige Brudgummen) (based on a traditional Swedish folk song)
  • They Sold Their Homestead (Da Salde sin Hemman) (based on a traditional Swedish folk song)
  • Was It You (Va Da Du) (based on a traditional Swedish folk song)

Trumpet Method Book by Art Farmer

“The Art of Art Farmer” –  An Aid to the Beginning Improviser. Daily warmups plus Scale and Interval Studies for Trumpet and Flugelhorn. Published by Charles Colin 1984 (Publisher SKU CC 1051).