Jim Perrett
724-651-4250
jperrettjr@yahoo.com

Acoustic Guitar Stylist
Blues     Parisian Swing     American Primitive
"Death Don't Have No Mercy" 
Jim Perrett's repertoire is the result of many years spent listening to musicians of all musical genres and instrumentations and choosing the music of those that challenged his ability and inspired him to be creative. He has a through knowledge of 1920's - 1960's jazz and blues standards. Not included in this list are a considerable number of American and English folk and rock tunes and traditional ballads. 

A Train ~ Duke Ellington
After Hours ~ Jim Perrett
After You’ve Gone ~ Creamer & Layton
Alabamy Bound ~ Henderson, DeSylva & Green
All Of Me ~ Simons & Marks
A Nightingale Sang In Barclay Square ~ Maschwitz & Sherwin
A Shanty In Old Shanty Town ~ Schuster, Little & Young
Autumn Leaves ~ Johnny Mercer
Bad Dream Blues ~ Traditional (Dave Van Ronk)
Back Home In Indiana ~ MacDonald & Hanley 
Back To Dallas ~ Johnny Winter
Blue Hula Stomp ~ Bob Brozman
Body and Soul ~ Jazz Standard
Busted Bicycle ~ Leo Kottke
Chain Gang Blues ~ Sam Moore
Charleston/Has Anybody Seen My Gal 
Cheap Snails ~ Jim Perrett
Children Of Zion ~ Rev. Gary Davis
Cold Cold Ground ~ Jim Perrett
Come In My Kitchen ~ Robert Johnson
Corina Corina ~ Traditional
Dance Of The Purse Snatcher ~ Jim Perrett
Davenport Blues ~ Bix Biederbeck
Death Don’t Have No Mercy ~ Rev. Gary Davis
Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing ~ Duke Ellington
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans ~ Louis Alter
Dreamy Eyed Girl ~ Hambone Willie Newbern
Georgia Rag ~ Barbeque Bob
Good Night Irene ~ Leadbelly
Hawaiian Two Step ~ Traditional (John Fahey)
Hesitation Blues ~ Kid Ory
How Long Blues ~ Scrapper Blackwell 
Horses ~ John Fahey
In Christ There Is No East Or West ~ Traditional
Is It True What They Say About Dixie ~ Samuel Lerner 
It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie ~ Billy Mayhew
Jazz Me Blues ~ Bix Biederbeck
Jitterbug Waltz ~ Fats Waller
Kind Hearted Woman ~ Robert Johnson
Lady Be Good ~ George Gershwin
Last Steam Engine Train ~ Sam McGee
Louise ~ Paul Sieble 
Love’s Meldoy (Crepescule) ~ Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grappelli
Me And The Devil ~ Traditional (Robert Johnson)
Meet Me Where They Play The Blues ~ Jack Teagarden
Minor Swing ~ Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli
Mississippi Mud ~ Barris & Cavanaugh
My Blue Heaven ~ Donaldson & Whiting  
My Castle’s Rockin' ~ Alberta Hunter
Nuages ~ Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grappelli
Penn Beach March ~ Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti
Poor Boy Along Way From Home ~ Traditional
Rambling On My Mind ~ Robert Johnson
Rose Room ~ Williams & Hickman
Sail Away Ladies ~ John Fahey
Sailboat Sailing In the Moonlight and You ~ Billie Holliday
Sailor’s Grave On The Prairie ~ Leo Kottke
Saw Mill Gultch Road ~ John Mayall
Shake Shake Mama ~ Traditional (Taj Mahal)
Shine ~ Mack, Brown & Dabney
Stealing ~ Leo Kottke
Swing 42 ~ Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grappelli
Take Me To The Land Of Jazz ~ Pete Wendling 
Tough Pickin’ ~ Roy Smeck
Ou Est Tu Mon Amore ~ Django Reinhardt
Souvenirs ~ Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grappelli
Stagger Lee ~ Traditional
Tears ~ Django Reinhardt & Stephan Grappelli
Undecided ~ Charlie Shavers
Vaseline Machine Gun ~ Leo Kottke
Wabash Rag ~ Blind Arthur Blake
Walking My Blues Away ~ Traditional (Leon Redbone)
Walking Blues ~ Robert Johnson
Want A Little Girl ~ Roy Eldridge
Winin’ Boy Blues ~ Jelly Roll Morton
You Rascal You ~ Fats Waller

"All Of Me"
"Vaseline Machine Gun"
"Last Steam Engine Train"