Just Standards Real Book:Please Pass It On! Key: Admin , Global Mod , Mod. Print Thread. Hop To. Despite being a classical pianist, for various reasons I would like to get faster at reading chords, lead sheets, etc.
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Contains classic songs, from show tunes to jazz standards., Enter any part of the title you want to search for Tip : If you are unsure of the spelling of any word in the title, just leave it out.
TBH I would have been more stoked if George had taken out his Johnny Smith with which he recorded Breezin'--displayed at the museum--and I think one very helpful thing to do in jazz which I think would also apply in non-jazz is to play things in different keys by mentally transposing i. So if there are some pop These guys were born to play! I saw Joscho Stephan with his gypsy trio at a jazz club here in the UK. He blew everybody away.
The Just Standards Real Book contains classic songs, from show tunes to jazz standards, that are the core required repertoire for musicians all over the world. Production teams in both the U. Plus, useful and important chord substitutions are indicated for each arrangement, allowing the user to pick from the original chords or the more popular jazz versions. Each book in the series is extensively cross-referenced with appendices including: a complete composer index, a complete discography of suggested recorded versions for each song, a section on how to play from a fakebook, chord theory reference pages, and a section on how to create interesting chord substitutions. Comb bound, approx. Just Standards Real Book.
You will nearly always find a simple lead sheet melody line plus chords , some also have lyrics, and very few have tablature or instrument specific instructions. Some of these books are available in different versions for different keys but most are in C; Bb and Eb versions for the brass are also common. Most use the treble clef but there are some bass clef alto versions. Fake books are a very economical way of buying sheet music; it is not uncommon to find or more songs in one book. Fake books can be fairly expensive so it is worth while to check with the supplier what version you are getting etc. Some of the books indexed here are a few years old but hopefully you should still not have too much trouble getting most of them, or more likely, updated versions of them. I would suggest you start your search at www.