Julie-Bonk

Julie Bonk

Julie Bonk is one of these rare musicians who expresses from deep within her soul, giving unique life and color to everything she plays. She graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy where she developed her love for Jazz and Blues. Her studies continued at University of North Texas where she received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Performance. Julie has performed with such notables as Bob Hope, Buggs Henderson, The Supremes, The Drifters, The Platters, Z.Z. Hill, Henry (The Skipper) Franklin and Sunship. Currently living in Dallas, Texas, Julie is a well-respected and accomplished piano teacher in Jazz and Blues improvisation, composition, music theory, performance techniques and vocal styling. Some of her well known students include Norah Jones and Amy Abbott Owlsley (American Chills). Julie released Different Shades of Blue in 2004 and remains in high demand for performing at jazz clubs and corporate events throughout the country.

POP SONGS
Arthur’s Theme (Christopher Cross)
Can’t Help Falling in Love (Elvis Presley)
Desperado (The Eagles)
Fire and Rain (James Taylor)
Don’t Know Why (Norah Jones)
Hey Jude (The Beatles)
Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison)
Imagine (John Lennon)
My Love (Petula Clark)
Spooky (Classics IV)
Sunny (Bobby Hebb)
The Way We Were (Barbara Streisand)

SWING SONGS
Ain’t Misbehaving
All of Me
Blue Moon
Blue Skies (Irving Berlin)
Come Fly With Me (Frank Sinatra)
How High the Moon (Les Paul and Mary Ford)
Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra)
Just in Time (Tony Bennett)
It’s Only a Paper Moon (Nat King Cole)
Mack the Knife (Bobby Darrin)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
New York, New York (Frank Sinatra)
Satin Doll (Nat King Cole)

JAZZ
Blue Bossa
In With The In Crowd
Save Your Love for Me
Someday My Prince Will Come
Stella by Starlight
There Is No Greater Love
A Lot of Living to Do
Beautiful Love
Cheek to Cheek
Have You Met Miss Jones
How Deep is the Ocean
I Hear a Rhapsody
My Romance
Softly, As in the Morning Sunrise

LATIN
Girl from Impanema
I Will Wait for You
It Might as Well Be Spring
Night & Day
One Note Samba
Star Eyes
Till There Was You
Wave
Shadow of Your Smile
Laura
Never on a Sunday
Corcovado
Gentle Rain
But Beautiful

BALLADS
At Last
Body & Soul
Georgia
Girl Talk
Misty
In A Sentimental Mood
My Funny Valentine
The Nearness of You
September Song
Smile
Star Dust
What are You Doing The Rest of Your Life

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