Cosmo Alleycats' core repertoire covers several lively categories of “vintage” dance music including: Swing, Big Band, New Orleans, Soul and R&B, and Motown.  


To satisfy the broader musical requirements of weddings and corporate functions, the band also performs song selections from other categories, including:  Contemporary, Jewish/Klezmer, Rock and Pop Classics, and Folk. 


Most importantly, we can custom-tailor our music to fit the theme of your special event. We welcome your requests.

Jazz Standards & Big Band Swing

ARTISTS: Frank Sinatra – Glen Miller – Dinah Washington – Ella Fitzgerald – George Gershwin – Cole Porter – Sarah Vaughan – Billie Holiday – Louis Prima – Artie Shaw – Tommy Dorsey – Nat King Cole – Nina Simone – Duke Ellington – Jerome Kern – Richard Rogers – Louis Armstrong…

A Fine Romance

A Foggy Day

A Smooth One

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Ain’t That A Kick In The Head

All of Me

All of You

All The Things You Are

Almost Like Being in Love

Angel Eyes

As Time Goes By

Autumn Leaves


Beautiful Love

Begin The Beguine


Beyond the Sea

Black Coffee


Blue Skies

Body and Soul


But Not For Me

Bye Bye Blackbird

Cantaloupe Island

Can't I




Chattanooga Choo Choo

Cheek to Cheek

Cry Me a River 

Dance Me To The End Of Love 

Days of Wine and Roses

Deed I do

Dewey Square

Do Nothing ’Til You Hear From Me

Don't Fence Me In

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree

East of the Sun

Easy To Love

Embraceable You

Everything Happens to Me

Fly me to the Moon

Flying Home

Fools Rush In

Frim Fram Sauce

Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You

Georgia On My Mind

Girl From Ipanema, The

God Bless the Child

Good Morning Heartache

Goody Goody

Green Dolphin Street

Harlem Nocturne

Here’s That Rainy Day

Hit That Jive, Jack

Honeysuckle Rose

How Deep is the Ocean

How High the Moon

I Can’t Get Started

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love

I Could Write a Book

I Cover the Waterfront

I Didn’t Know About You

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I May Be Wrong

I Want to Talk About You

I Wish You Love

I'll Be Seeing You

I’m Beginning To See The Light

I’m Getting Sentimental Over You

I’m Old Fashioned

I’m Through With Love

I’ve Got the World On A String

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

In A Mellow Tone

Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)

It Could Happen to You

It Don’t Mean a Thing 

It Had to be You

It’s Alright With Me

It’s Only a Paper Moon

Jody Grind

Joint Is Jumpin', The

Jumping with Gene

Just a Gigolo

Just In Time

Just One Of Those Things

Killer Joe


Lady is a Tramp

Lester Leaps

Lover Man

Lullaby Of Birdland

Mack the Knife

Man I Love, The

Mean To Me


Minnie The Moocher


Mona Lisa

Moon River

Moonlight in Vermont

Moonlight Serenade


More I see You, The

Moten’s Swing

Mr. Sandman

My Baby Just Cares For Me

My Favorite Things

My Funny Valentine

My Romance

My Way

Nearness of You, The

New York New York

Night and Day

On A Clear Day

On The Sunny Side of The Street

One For My Baby

Orange Colored Sky

Our Love Is Here To Stay

Out of Nowhere

Peel Me A Grape

Pennies From Heaven


Please Send Me Someone To Love

Polka Dots and Moonbeams

Preacher, The

Round Midnight

Route 66


Satin Doll

Save the Last Dance for Me

Send In The Clowns

Sentimental Journey

September In The Rain

Shadow of Your Smile, The

Shiny Stockings


Sing, Sing Sing


Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Some of These Days

Someday My Prince Will Come

Someone to Watch Over Me

Sophisticated Lady

Stompin’ At the Savoy

Stormy Weather

Straighten Up and Fly Right


Surrey With the Fringe on Top


Swinging Shepherd Blues

Symphony Sid

Take The A Train

Teach Me Tonight

That’s Amore

The Nearness of You

The Way You Look Tonight

There Will Never Be Another You

These Foolish Things

They Can’t Take That Away From Me



Very Thought of You, The 


Watermelon Man

What a Little Moonlight Can Do

What A Wonderful World

What’ll I Do?

What’s New?

When I Fall in Love

When I Get Low (I Get High)

When Sonny Gets Blue

When You Wish Upon a Star

When You’re Smiling

Willow Weep For Me

Work Song

Yardbird Suite

You Go To My Head

You Make Me Feel So Young

You Took Advantage of Me

You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To

You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

1920s Jazz & New Orleans 

A Kiss to Build a Dream On

After You’ve Gone

Ain’t She Sweet

Amazing Grace


Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

Basin Street Blues

Bei Mir Bist du Schon

Bill Bailey

Bourbon Street Parade


Dark Eyes

Darkness On the Delta


Do You Know What It Means

Doctor Jazz

Down By the Riverside

Everybody Loves My Baby

Exactly Like You

Four Or Five Times

Honeysuckle Rose

I’ll Fly Away (Traditional)

I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write... 

I’ve Found a New Baby

I’ve Got the World on a String

It Don't Mean A Thing

Jeepers Creepers

Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Lady Be Good

Limehouse Blues

Love Me or Leave me

Louisiana Fairytale

Lulu’s Back in Town

Midnight in Moscow

Minor Swing


My Blue Heaven

On A Slow Boat to China

On The Sunny Side of the Street Pennies From Heaven

Petite Fleur

Preacher, The

I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write

Si Tu Vois Ma Mere

Some of These Days

St. James’ Infirmary

St. Louis Blues

Sweet Georgia Brown

Sweet Lotus Blossom

Sweet Sue

Them There Eyes

This Can’t Be Love

This Little Light of Mine

Way Down Yonder in New Orleans

What A Little Moonlight Can Do

When The Saints Go Marching

Yes Sir, That’s My Baby


 60s Soul, R&B & Motown

ARTISTS: Ray Charles –  Sam Cooke – James Brown –  Elvis Presley – Jackson 5 – Stevie Wonder – Carmen McRae – Louis Jordan – Lavern Baker – Beatles – Little Walter – Michael Jackson – Billie Preston – Dinah Washington – Etta James– Aretha Franklin…

Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers)

Ain't Too proud to Beg (Temptations)

All I Have to Do is Dream (Everly Brothers)

Another Saturday Night (Sam Cooke)

Are You Lonesome Tonight (Elvis Presley)

At Last (Etta James)

Blowin' In The Wind (Bob Dylan)

Blue Moon (Rogers/Presley)

Boogie On Reggae Woman (S. Wonder)

Bring it On Home To Be (Sam Cooke)

Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)

Bye Bye Love (Everly Brothers)

Big Boss Man (Elvis Presley)

California Dreamin' (Mamas & the Papas)

California Girls (Beach Boys)

Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You (Tom Jones)

Come and Go With Me (The Del-Vikings)

Cupid (Sam Cooke)

Do Wa Diddy (The Exciters)

Downtown (Petula Clark)

Georgia (Ray Charles)

Hallelujah I Love Him So (Ray Charles)

Happy Together (Turtles)

Having A Party (Sam Cooke)

Hello Mary Lou (Ricky Nelson)

Here We Go Again (Ray Charles)

Higher and Higher (Jackie Wilson)

Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder)

Hit the Road Jack (Ray Charles)

Hound Dog (Big Mama Thornton)

House Of The Rising Sun (Animals)

How Sweet It Is (Marvin Gaye)


I Can’t Stop Loving You (Ray Charles)

I Cant Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis)

I Feel Good (James Brown)

I Got a Woman (Ray Charles)

I Got You Babe (Sonny & Cher)

I Know (Barbara George)

I Only Have Eyes For You (The Flamingos)

I Want You Back (Jackson 5)

I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl (N. Simone)

I Wish (Stevie Wonder)

I’ll Be Satisfied (Jackie Wilson)

I'm A Believer (Monkees)

I’m Always Drunk in SF (Carmen McRae)

I’m Walkin (Fats Domino)

If I Ain’t Got You (Alicia Keyes)

Imagine My Frustration (Ella Fitzgerald)

Is You Is or Is...? (Louis Jordan)

Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley)

Just The Two Of Us (Bill Withers)

Light My Fire (Doors)

Leave My Kitten Alone (Lavern Baker)

Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)

Locomotion, The (LIttle Eva) 

Love Me Right (Lavern Baker)

Makin' Whoopee (Ray Charles)

Money (Beatles)

Moondance (Van Morrison)

My Cherie Amour (S. Wonder)

My Babe (Little Walter)

No More Love (Unknown)

Nobody But Me (Lou Rawls)

Nothin’ From Nothin’ (Billy Preston)


One Fine Day (Chiffons)

Please Send Me Someone  (D. Washington)

Proud Mary (CCR)

Raindrops Keep Falling…(B.  Bacharach)

RESPECT (Aretha Franklin)

Save The Last Dance For Me (Drifters)

Since I Fell For you (Buddy Johnson)

Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)

Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay (O. Redding)

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (S.Wonder)

Something’s Got a Hold of Me (E. James)

Stand By Me (Ben E. King)

Superstition (Stevie Wonder)

Teach Me Tonight (Nancy Wilson)

Tell Mama (Etta James)

That’s It, I Quit, I’m Moving On (S.Cooke)

This Masquerade (George Benson)

Try Me (James Brown)

Unchain My Heart (Ray Charles)

Unchained Melody (Righteous Bros)

Under The Boardwalk (Drifters)

Wake Up Little Suzie (Everly Brothers)

When A Man Loves A Woman (P. Sledge)

Whipper Snapper (Lavern Baker)

Will You Still Love Me (Carole King)

Wonderful World (Sam Cooke)

You are the Sunshine of My Life (S. Wonder)

You Don’t Know Me (Ray Charles)

You Can Have My Husband (Irma Thomas)

You Send Me (Sam Cooke)

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin (Righteous Bros)


Contemporary Pop

ARTISTS: Adele, Amy Winehouse, Seal, Sting, U2, Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Train…

All About That Bass (Meghan Trainor)

All of Me (John Legend)

American Girl  (Tom Petty)

Change The World (Eric Clapton)

Counting Stars (One Republic)

Crazy In Love (Beyoncé & Jay Z)

Don’t Know Why (Norah Jones)

Faith (George Michael)

Get Lucky (Daft Punk)

Hey Soul Sister (Train)

I Loved Her First (Heartland)

I'll Be Waiting (Adele)

I’m Yours (Jason Mraz)

If I Should Fall Behind (Springsteen)

Just The Way You Are (Bruno Mars)

Like a Prayer (Madonna)

Love Song  (Adele)

Make You Feel My Love (Adele/Dylan)

Mercy (Duffy)

No Good (Amy Winehouse)

Rehab  (Amy Winehouse)

Rolling in the Deep (Adele)

Royals (Lorde)

Stay With Me (Sam Smith)

Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (U2)

The Way You Make Me Feel  (M. Jackson)

Tainted Love (Soft Cell)

Thinking out Loud  (Ed Sheeran) 

Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)

Turn Me On (Norah Jones)

Valerie (Amy Winehouse)

Viva La Vida (Coldplay)

We Found Love (Rihanna)

You Are The Best Thing (Ray La Montagne)

You Get Me (Seal)

Young and Beautiful (Lana Del Rey)

Classic Rock (by request)

ARTISTS: Beach Boys, Beatles, Billy Joel, Carole King, Chicago, Elton John, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, John Denver, Paul Simon, Simon and Garfunkel, Peter, Paul and Mary, Eagles, Dave Matthews Band, Seal, Rolling Stones, John Mayer, Bryan Adams, Jack Johnson, Garth Brooks, Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, Doors, Madonna , Sting, and others..

Songs By Request

Featured Dances (First dance. Father/Daughter, Mother/Son, Entry, etc.)

All of Me (John Legend)

At Last (Etta James)

American Girl  (Tom Petty)

Annie’s Song (John Denver)

Chances Are (Johnny Mathis)

Change The World (Eric Clapton)

Child of Mine (Carole King)

Color My World (Chicago) 

Eight Days a Week (Beatles)

Evergreen (B. Streisand)

Everything (Michael Bublé)

Forever Young (Bob Dylan)

Happy Together (The Turtles)

Have I Told You Lately (V. Morrison)

I Loved Her First (Heartland)

I’m Yours (Jason Mraz)

If I Should Fall Behind (B. Springsteen)

If Not For You (Bob Dylan)

In My Life (Beatles)

Isn’t She Lovely (S. Wonder)

Just The Two Of Us (Bill Withers)

Just The Way You Are (Bruno Mars)

La Vie en Rose (L. Armstrong)

Lovesong (Adele/The Cure)

Make You Feel My Love (Adele/Dylan)

My Girl (Temptations)

My Sweet Lord (Beatles)

Our Love is Here to Stay

Over the Rainbow/Wonderful World (IZ)

Rainbow Connection

Stand By Mean (Ben E. King)

The Way You Look Tonight

The Very Thought of You

Thinking out Loud – (Ed Sheeran)

Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)

To Love Somebody (Beegees)

Unchained Melody (Righteous Bros)

Unforgettable (Nat “King” Cole)

We Found Love (Rihanna)

Wedding Song (Paul Stookey)

What A Wonderful World (L. Armstrong)

When I Fall In Love (Natalie Cole)

You Are My Sunshine (S. Wonder)

You Are the Best Thing (R.La Montagne)

You Get Me (Seal)

Your Song (Elton John)

Wedding Ceremony Music


Air From Water Music (Handel)

Air On The G String (Bach)

Anglaise (Handel)

Après un Rêve  (Faure)

Ave Maria (Bach)

Bach Prelude in C

Blue Danube

Bridal Chorus - Processional (Wagner)

Wedding March Recessional (Mendelssohn)

C# Minor Waltz (Chopin)

Canon in D (Pacehelbel)

Claire de Lune (Debussy)

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart)

Emperor Waltz

Four Seasons (Vivaldi) 

Gavotte (Corelli)


Gymnopedie No. 1 (Satie)

Handel’s Hornpipe

Jesus, Joy Of Man

Joy Of Man

Ode to Joy (Beethoven)

Pavane (Faure)

Plaisire D’Amour (Martini)

Schubert Waltz

The Prayer (Andrea Bocelli)

The River

To A Wild Rose (MacDowell)

Trumpet Tune (Purcell)

Waltz in Ab (Schubert)

Water Music, Air (Handel)



Against All Odds


Bridge Over Water Troubled Water

Change the World

Chapel Of Love (Shirelles)

Cry Me a River

Dodi Li

Endless Love

Erev Shel Shoshanim (Evening of Roses)

Evergreen (B. Streisand)

Falling in Love (Miranda Wong)

First Love (Utada Hikaru)

If (Chicago)

Here Comes the Sun (Beatles)

How Deep is Your Love

I Go Crazy (Paul Davis)

I Think I Love You (Korean TV Series, Byul)

Killing Me Softly

Kiss The Rain (Yiruma)

Love Me Tender

Make You Feel My Love (Adele/Dylan)

Melodies Of Love (Bobby Vinton)

River Flow in You (Yiruma)

Saving All My Love

Someday My Prince Will Come (Disney)

Take My Breath Away

The Rose

Time In A Bottle

Unchained Melody

Wedding Song (Paul Stookey)

You Get Me (Seal)



Barry Manilow


Billy Joel

Elton John

Simon and Garfunkel

Paul Simon

Peter, Paul and Mary

James Taylor

John Denver


Bossa Nova, Rhumba, & Cha-Cha

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Manhá de Carnaval)

A Felicidade

A Man and a Woman (Un Homme et une Femme)

Água de Beber (Water to Drink)

Baia (Bahía)

Begin the Beguine

Besame Mucho

Black Orpheus

Blame it on the Bossa Nova

Blue Bossa

Call Me

Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)

Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White

Corcovado (Quiet Nights)





East of the Sun

El Cumbachero



Girl From Ipanema


How Insensitive (Insensatez)

If You Never Come to Me (Inutil Paisagem)

Isle of Capri

It’s Impossible (Somos Novios)

Jamaica Farewell

La Bamba

La Cumparsita

Little Boat

Lucky Southern



Menina Flor


Never on a Sunday

Once I Loved (Amor em Paz)

One Note Samba

Only I Trust Your Heart



Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps

Petite Fleur


Quizás (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)

Samba de Orpheu


The Gift! (Recado Bossa Nova)

The Girl from Ipanema

The Look of Love






Jewish & Klezmer Music


Ani Noldeti

Ani Veatah

Baruch Hamakom

Bashana Habaah

Chai Chai

Chusen Kala Mazel Tov

Dodi Li

Dror Yikrah

Erev Bah

Erev Shel Shoshanim


Heveinu Shalom Aleichem

Hava Nagila

Hineh Matov Umanayim

Koh Amar

Lach Yerushalayim

Loh Aleicha

Lu Yehi

Mah Navu

Mayim Mayim


Od Loh Ahavti Dai

Od Yishama

Oora Kevodi

Oseh Shalom

Rad Halayla

Shir Le Shalom

Simen Tov

Sisu Et Yerushalayim

Sunrise Sunset


To Life Lechaim

Tzena Tzena

Tzion Tzion


Yedid Nefesh

Yesh Lanu Tayis


Yerushalayim Shel Zahav

Yismechu Hashamayim
Zemer Atik





A Bi Gezunt

Araber Tantz

Back From the War  

Baym Rebn  

Bei Mir Bistu Shoen


Chiri Bim

Chosen Kallah Mazel Tov

Der Gasn Nign

Der Rebbe Hot Gehésen Frélech Zain

Di Grine Kuzine

Di Zilberneh Khaseneh

Homen's Tantz



Lomir Aleh In Eynem


Nigun #1

Nigun #21

Oifen Pripercheck

Oy Mame Bin Ikh Farlibt

Shein Vi Di Levoneh


Tum Balalaika

Holiday Music


Amazing Grace

Angels We Have Heard On High

Auld Lang Syne

Ave Maria

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Blue Christmas

Christmas Time is Here

Danny Boy

Deck The Halls

Frosty the Snowman

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Good King Wenceslas

Happy Holiday

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Here Comes Santa Clause

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Christmas

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year



Jingle Bells

Jingle-Bell Rock

Jesu, joy of Man’s Desiring

Joy To The World

Let it Snow

Linus and Lucy

Little Drummer Boy

Mele Kalikimaka

Merry Christmas, Darling

Mistletoe and Holly

O Come All Ye Faithful

O Christmas Tree

O Holy Night

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Santa Baby

Santa Clause is Coming To Town

Silent Night

Silver and Gold

Silver Bells

Sleigh Ride

The Christmas Song

The Christmas Waltz

The Drummer Boy

The First Noel

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve

White Christmas

Winter Wonderland

You’re A Mean One Mister Grinch





Al Hanisim


Hanukkah, Hanukkah

Ma’oz Tsur

Mi Yimalel

Oh Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah


Novelty Songs

Addams Family (Theme Song)

Alley Cat Song

America the Beautiful

Andy Griffith (Theme Song)

Anniversary Walt

Bear Barrel Polka

Bill Baily

Bird Dance

Brady Bunch (Theme Song)


Chantilly Lace (Big Bopper)

Clarinet Polka

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Doo Wa Deedee

Flintstones (Theme Song)

For He’s a Jolly Good Fella

Happy Birthday

I Feel Good

Leave it to Beaver (Theme Song)

Let me Call You Sweetheart

Linus and Lucy

Music Box Dancer

My Three Sons (Theme Song)

Oh Susana

Ole Joe Clark

Peter Gunn

Pink Panther Theme

Rock Around the Clock (Elvis Presley)

Shady Grove

Simpsons (Theme Song)

Spider Man (Theme Song)


Turkey in the Straw

Yankee Doodle


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