This must-own collection includes songs spanning all jazz styles from more than 9 decades – from traditional to swing to modern jazz, carefully chosen. A fake book is a collection of musical lead sheets intended to help a performer quickly learn The fake book is a central part of the culture of playing music in jazz, where strong improvisation abilities are expected from "comping" rhythm. Each song in a fake book contains the melody line, basic chords, and lyrics - the minimal information The Firehouse Jazz Band Fake Book. - -.

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    The Jazz Fake Book

    The Ultimate Jazz Fake Book (Fake Books) C Edition [Hal Leonard Corp.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Fake Book). This must-own . More Tunes Every · Musician Should Know · (motns) · Jazz Standards · Swing To Bop · (stnds) · The World's Greatest · Fake Book · ( Wgfakebk). The Ultimate Jazz Fake Book. This must-own collection includes more than tunes spanning all Jazz styles from more than 9 decades - from classic to swing.

    The fake book is a central part of the culture of playing music in public, particularly in jazz, where improvisation is particularly valued. Fake books are not intended for novices: However, fake books can be an avenue to playing songs quickly; a few chords and a one-note melody line can allow even an amateur to play a passable version of any song with relative ease. Despite the name, fake books are often unbound, consisting of a thick, loose stack of sheets. The Fake Book Library 10, 10K Real Book1 Eb - - texts eye 10, favorite 2 comment 1 favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite 1 reviews Topics: The Fake Book Library 9, The Fake Book Library 8, 8. The Fake Book Library 7, 7. The Fake Book Library 4, 4.

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    It's called "Transcribe! Click here for information about Transcribe! If the book you have in mind is relevant to jazz musicians then we might very well be happy to add it to this index. Note, however, that we do not plan to add any more illegal books as there are so many good legal books these days. Publisher Links Here are some links to publishers' websites where you can find more information and places to download books. Note that we don't give out complete listings of book contents but you can often find such listings at the publisher's site, or at SendMeMusic.

    Aebersold play-a-longs Hal Leonard main site Hal Leonard sales Sher Music - Chuck Sher's books Disclaimer Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee it, and in fact there will surely be errors in any list this long. Please tell us of any errors you find, also any suggestions for other books to include or other improvements. How can you learn music more quickly without investing hours and hours trying to learn songs of recordings.

    Enter the fake book! Usually each tune has the basic chords for the song, the melody, the basic form written out. It seems like in the last 10 years the number of fake books on the market has tripled. I think publishers see the increase demand for these books and so they churn them out faster and faster.

    Now, some of these books are great. They have the correct chords, harmonizations that jazz musicians would actually play, melodies accurately notated, and the books are easy to read. Many of the fake books are absolutely horrendous though!

    Poor chord choices, inaccurate melodies, riddled with mistakes, poor line spacing etc. I own and use all of these.

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    Armed with these books you should be set for a long time on your jazz tune learning journey! The series also has many tunes that vocalists tend to call at gigs. Very useful. The listed chords changes are excellent. The tunes listed in there are called on a regular basis as well. Also, all the lines are written in 4 bar phrases.

    This makes it easy to read and play. The chords in this book are excellent as well. I suppose it would be nice if the fakebooks were spiral bound but I know that would make the books way more expensive then they are.

    This book tends to feature more compositions by jazz composers as opposed to just standard American Songbook type stuff. For that reason I love it. The lines are written in 4 bar phrases. All in all an excellent fake book.

    The Real Book: Sixth Edition. This is the fake book that everybody seems to have a copy of.

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    It was hard to find for a long time. The publishing rights on the songs were eventually secured though and now it is legal and easily downloadd. Has a large variety of tunes from the first years of jazz. That way you can refer to the same charts as many other musicians.

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