How to Play from a Real Book
For All Musicians
Piano - Sheet Music

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SKU: HL.312097

For All Musicians. Music Instruction. Instruction, Jazz. Softcover. 136 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.312097).

ISBN 9781617803550. UPC: 884088548186. 8.5x11.0x0.331 inches.

All musicians should be able to sit down at the keyboard and make sense of a tune. With that goal in mind, every instrumentalist and singer can profit from this book. It covers many techniques for exploring, understanding, and performing the songs found in real books. You will learn how to analyze the form and harmonic structure, insert an introduction, interpret the melody, improvise on the chords, construct bass lines, voice the chords, add substitutions, and much more. Offering a theory-based approach, it addresses many aspects of solo and small band performance that can improve your own playing and your understanding of what others are doing around you. Playing from a real book is all about options. The material presented here will offer you a full range of techniques that you can put to use right away.

  • After You've Gone
  • In A Mellow Tone
  • I Remember You
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • There Will Never Be Another You
  • Triste
  • Opus One
  • Doxy
  • Swing That Music
  • Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
  • Giant Steps
  • Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • In A Sentimental Mood
  • Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana)
  • Lazy Bird
  • My Buddy
  • My Ship
  • Oleo
  • Pick Yourself Up
  • Rose Room
  • Scrapple From The Apple
  • That Old Black Magic
  • There'll Be Some Changes Made
  • They Didn't Believe Me
  • Wave
  • I Hear A Rhapsody
  • Robbins Nest
  • Beyond The Sea
  • Give My Regards To Broadway
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • If I Were A Bell
  • On The Alamo
  • You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It)
  • The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)
  • (There Is) No Greater Love
  • Alice In Wonderland