(2 play-a-long CDs with instructional book) Cole Porter is among the finest composers of American popular songs. His works are part of the standard repertoire of every jazz musician. Jazz musicians have approached Porter's songs in a variety of ways. Many of these tunes have been recorded in different tempos, keys, rhythmic feels, etc. In most cases, the versions on this play-a-long are close to the standard approach to the tunes. For an understanding of the many ways jazz musicians approach Porter's music, you must seek out the recordings listed in the discography in the play-a-long book.