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The Real Book - Bass Clef Edition

The Real Book - Bass Clef Edition (Sixth Edition). Composed by Various. For Bass Clef Instruments. Hal Leonard Instrumental Fake Books. Jazz. Difficulty: easy-medium to medium. Fakebook (spiral bound). Melody, standard notation and chord names. 462 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240226).

ISBN 0634060767. With melody, standard notation and chord names. Jazz. 9x12 inches.

The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won't even notice the difference, other than that all of the notorious errors have been fixed: the covers and typeface look the same, the song list is nearly identical, and the price for our edition is even cheaper than the original! Every conscientious musician will appreciate that these books are now produced accurately and ethically, benefitting the songwriters that we owe for some of the greatest tunes of all time! 400 songs, including Body and Soul, Easy Living, Take Five and hundreds more!

About Hal Leonard Fake Books

A "fake book" contains songs written in a concise format that includes only the melody and chords, letting you interpret the song's performance as you feel is appropriate. This is great for quickly learning songs by yourself or with an ensemble.

Each song in a fake book only has a single melody actually written out in notes, which is usually the vocal or lead melody. This melody will have the lyrics written beneath the notes, with each word aligned to its corresponding note. Above the notes of the melody will appear the names of the appropriate chords to play - for example, a "C minor" chord would be written as "Cmin" or Cm", rather than writing out all of the notes in those chords as they appeared in the original version of the song.

This format is very compact, which is why you will often see fakebooks containing 500 or more songs.

  • Call Me 
  • Easy Living 
  • Jelly Roll 
  • West Coast Blues 
  • Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum 
  • Ring Dem Bells 
  • Israel 
  • Pinocchio 
  • Butterfly 
  • Pfrancing (No Blues) 
  • Peace 
  • Afternoon In Paris 
  • Agua De Beber (Water To Drink) 
  • Reflections 
  • Always 
  • Cotton Tail 
  • Airegin 
  • Passion Flower 
  • Guilty 
  • Lines And Spaces 
  • Conception 
  • Captain Marvel 
  • Litha 
  • What Was 
  • Inner Urge 
  • Isotope 
  • Passion Dance 
  • Las Vegas Tango 
  • Alfie 
  • Alice in Wonderland 
  • Heaven 
  • All Blues 
  • All By Myself 
  • Topsy 
  • Sidewinder 
  • Lament 
  • How My Heart Sings 
  • Steps 
  • Crystal Silence 
  • Detour Ahead 
  • Sugar 
  • Con Alma 
  • Hot Toddy 
  • Solitude 
  • In A Mellow Tone 
  • All Of Me 
  • All Of You 
  • All The Things You Are 
  • I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free 
  • Gemini 
  • Dolphin Dance 
  • Beauty And The Beast 
  • Broadway 
  • Upper Manhattan Medical Group 
  • I Love You 
  • Straight No Chaser 
  • One Finger Snap 
  • Iris 
  • My Way 
  • Alright, Okay, You Win 
  • Golden Lady 
  • So What 
  • Somebody Loves Me 
  • Afro Blue 
  • Once I Loved 
  • April Joy 
  • Bright Size Life 
  • Midwestern Nights Dream 
  • Missouri Uncompromised 
  • Sirabhorn 
  • Uniquity Road 
  • Unity Village 
  • The Night Has A Thousand Eyes 
  • Angel Eyes 
  • Unchain My Heart 
  • Ceora 
  • A Child Is Born 
  • Full House 
  • Icarus 
  • El Gaucho 
  • Prince Of Darkness 
  • Armageddon 
  • Black Nile 
  • Stuff 
  • Anthropology 
  • Apple Honey 
  • April In Paris 
  • Skating In Central Park 
  • Arise, Her Eyes 
  • What Am I Here For? 
  • (Old Man From) The Old Country 
  • Desafinado 
  • Contemplation 
  • Miss Ann 
  • Au Privave 
  • Joy Spring 
  • Autumn In New York 
  • Autumn Leaves 
  • Forest Flower 
  • Sweet Georgia Bright 
  • Swedish Pastry 
  • Chippie 
  • Think On Me 
  • Man In The Green Shirt 
  • Memories Of Tomorrow 
  • Milano 
  • Tame Thy Pen 
  • 502 Blues 
  • The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers 
  • Deluge 
  • House Of Jade 
  • Dolores 
  • Orbits 
  • Good Evening Mr. And Mrs. America 
  • Equipoise 
  • African Flower 
  • Indian Lady 
  • Three Flowers 
  • Follow Your Heart 
  • Peri's Scope 
  • Quiet Now 
  • Time Remembered 
  • Very Early 
  • Chelsea Bells 
  • Doin' The Pig 
  • Domino Biscuit 
  • The Green Mountains 
  • Portsmouth Figurations 
  • Sweet Henry 
  • Coral 
  • Days And Nights Waiting 
  • Grow Your Own 
  • In Your Quiet Place 
  • Lucky Southern 
  • Moonchild 
  • The Magician In You 
  • Broad Way Blues 
  • The Sphinx 
  • Dear Old Stockholm 
  • Midnight Mood 
  • Turn Out The Stars 
  • Gypsy In My Soul 
  • Day Waves 
  • Desert Air 
  • Dexterity 
  • Wild Flower 
  • Sometime Ago 
  • Kelo 
  • Black Diamond 
  • Oliloqui Valley 
  • The Sorcerer 
  • Easy To Love 
  • Bessie's Blues 
  • Bewitched 
  • Big Nick 
  • Black Coffee 
  • Fall 
  • Blue In Green 
  • The Blue Room 
  • Young At Heart 
  • Blue Train 
  • Bluesette 
  • Body And Soul 
  • Boplicity 
  • But Beautiful 
  • Byrd Like 
  • C'est Si Bon (It's So Good) 
  • Call Me Irresponsible 
  • Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man 
  • Central Park West 
  • Chega De Saudade (No More Blues) 
  • Chelsea Bridge 
  • Cherokee (Indian Love Song) 
  • Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White 
  • Chitlins Con Carne 
  • Come Sunday 
  • Como En Vietnam 
  • Confirmation 
  • Could It Be You 
  • Countdown 
  • Crescent 
  • D Natural Blues 
  • Daahoud 
  • Dancing On The Ceiling 
  • Darn that Dream 
  • Dearly Beloved 
  • Dedicated To You 
  • Dizzy Atmosphere 
  • Django 
  • Don't Blame Me 
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore 
  • Donna Lee 
  • Dream A Little Dream Of Me 
  • Dreamsville 
  • Easter Parade 
  • Equinox 
  • Falling Grace 
  • Falling in Love With Love 
  • A Fine Romance 
  • 500 Miles High 
  • Footprints 
  • For All We Know 
  • (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 
  • Four 
  • Four On Six 
  • Freddie Freeloader 
  • Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You 
  • The Girl From Ipanema 
  • God Bless' The Child 
  • Giant Steps 
  • Grand Central 
  • Groovin' High 
  • Half Nelson 
  • Have You Met Miss Jones? 
  • Heebie Jeebies 
  • Hello, Young Lovers 
  • Here's That Rainy Day 
  • How High The Moon 
  • How Insensitive 
  • Hullo Bolinas 
  • I Can't Get Started With You 
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love 
  • I Could Write A Book 
  • I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good 
  • I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart 
  • I Love Paris 
  • I Remember Clifford 
  • I Should Care 
  • I'll Never Smile Again 
  • I'll Remember April 
  • I'm All Smiles 
  • I'm Beginning to See the Light 
  • I'm Your Pal 
  • If You Never Come To Me 
  • Impressions 
  • In A Sentimental Mood 
  • In The Mood 
  • In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning 
  • The Inch Worm 
  • The Intrepid Fox 
  • Invitation 
  • Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) 
  • Isn't It Romantic? 
  • It Don't Mean a Thing (If it ain't got That Swing) 
  • It's Easy To Remember  
  • June In January 
  • Just One More Chance 
  • Lazy Bird 
  • Lazy River 
  • Like Someone In Love 
  • Limehouse Blues 
  • Little Boat 
  • Long Ago (and Far Away) 
  • Lonnie's Lament 
  • Look To The Sky 
  • Love Is The Sweetest Thing 
  • Lullaby Of Birdland 
  • Lush Life 
  • Maiden Voyage 
  • A Man And A Woman 
  • Meditation 
  • Michelle 
  • Misty 
  • Moment's Notice 
  • Mood Indigo 
  • The Most Beautiful Girl In The World 
  • Mr. P.C. 
  • My Buddy 
  • My Favorite Things 
  • My Foolish Heart 
  • My Funny Valentine 
  • My One And Only Love 
  • My Romance 
  • My Shining Hour 
  • My Ship 
  • Mysterious Traveller 
  • Naima 
  • Nardis 
  • Nefertiti 
  • Never Will I Marry 
  • Nica's Dream 
  • A Night In Tunisia 
  • Night Train 
  • Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out 
  • Oleo 
  • Once In Love With Amy 
  • One Note Samba 
  • Only Trust Your Heart 
  • Ornithology 
  • Out Of Nowhere 
  • P.S. I Love You 
  • Paper Doll 
  • Penthouse Serenade 
  • Prelude To A Kiss 
  • Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) 
  • Red Clay 
  • 'round Midnight 
  • Ruby, My Dear 
  • Satin Doll 
  • Scotch And Soda 
  • Scrapple From The Apple 
  • Seven Come Eleven 
  • Seven Steps to Heaven 
  • So Nice (Summer Samba) 
  • Solar 
  • Some Day My Prince Will Come 
  • Some Other Spring 
  • Some Skunk Funk 
  • Song For My Father 
  • The Song Is You 
  • Sophisticated Lady 
  • Standing On The Corner 
  • Stella By Starlight 
  • Stolen Moments 
  • STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY 
  • A String of Pearls 
  • A Sunday Kind Of Love 
  • The Surrey With The Fringe On Top 
  • Take Five 
  • Take The 'A' Train 
  • Thanks For The Memory 
  • That's Amore 
  • There Is No Greater Love 
  • There Will Never Be Another You 
  • There'll Be Some Changes Made 
  • They Didn't Believe Me 
  • Thou Swell 
  • Tones For Joan's Bones 
  • Triste 
  • Tune Up 
  • Up Jumped Spring 
  • Valse Hot 
  • Wait Till You See Her 
  • Waltz For Debby 
  • Wave 
  • Well You Needn't 
  • When I Fall in Love 
  • When Sunny Gets Blue 
  • When You Wish Upon A Star 
  • Whispering 
  • Wives And Lovers 
  • Woodchopper's Ball 
  • The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise 
  • Blue Monk 
  • Twisted Blues 
  • Nuages 
  • Black Orpheus 
  • For Heaven's Sake 
  • Yesterday 
  • Tour De Force 
  • Yesterdays 
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life 
  • You Are Too Beautiful 
  • You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me 
  • You Don't Know What Love Is 
  • You Took Advantage Of Me 
  • You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You 
  • Blues For Alice 
  • Silver Hollow 
  • Tell Me A Bedtime Story 
  • Beautiful Love 
  • Black Narcissus 
  • Blue Bossa 
  • Eighty One 
  • E.S.P. 
  • Gloria's Step 
  • I Mean You 
  • Little Waltz 
  • Pent Up House 
  • We'll Be Together Again 
  • Yes And No 
  • Freedom Jazz Dance 
  • Jordu 
  • Sea Journey 
  • The Star-Crossed Lovers 
  • Windows 
  • Woodyn' You 
  • Lady Sings The Blues 
  • Interplay 
  • Epistrophy 
  • Minority 
  • Recorda-Me 
  • Ecclusiastics 
  • Jump Monk 
  • Nostalgia In Times Square 
  • Peggy's Blue Skylight 
  • Pithecanthropus Erectus 
  • Pussy Cat Dues 
  • Reincarnation Of A Lovebird 
  • Ana Maria 
  • Juju 
  • Mahjong 
  • Miyako 
  • Night Dreamer 
  • Speak No Evil 
  • Virgo 
  • Witch Hunt 
  • Road Song 
  • Journey to Recife 
  • Lady Bird 
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  • 5

    Location:
    Groove City USA
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • September 08, 2012 The Real Book - Bass Clef Edition

    There are Fake Books, and there is The Real Book!. The Charts are excellent and TRUE TO FORM!. If you want to be a Player this is the tool for the game.

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    St. Louis
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    Intermediate/advanced
  • March 06, 2008 Slightly disappointed

    I had another book in this series and was very pleased with the type of songs included. This one has more songs that I am not familiar with nor would be interested in playing. More jazz, blues, etc. that does not interest me. The first book had more show and...

    dance tunes which I was looking for. I will certainly take a better look at the last of the series books before buying to see what it includes.

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  • 5

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    los angeles, California
  • June 30, 2005 best jazz book ever made

    this is the best jazz book ever written! It has hundreds of songs and most of the greatest ones ever written from such composers as Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker and much much more

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