The only legal, corrected and updated version of the original Real Book.
All living composers have approved these charts; many of them are from the composer’s own lead sheets.
Charts for the standards were derived from a consensus of the best recorded jazz versions.
Created by musicians, for musicians. The new standard in fake books!
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Partial List Of Songs & Artists
Four, Nefertiti, Solar, Eighty One, Fall, etc.
Ruby My Dear, I Mean You, Monk’s Mood, etc.
Little Sunflower, Up Jumped Spring, etc.
Blue Bossa, Black Narcissus, Fire, etc.
Search For Peace, Blues On The Corner, etc.
Four On Six, West Coast Blues, Unit 7
Hallucinations, Bouncin’ With Bud
Waltz For Debby, Very Early, Gloria’s Step, etc.
Footprints, Ana Maria, Speak No Evil, 3 Marias, etc.
St. Thomas, Oleo, Airegin, Pent Up House
Mercy Mercy Mercy, Blue Daniel, etc.
Reincarnation Of A Lovebird, Self Portrait, etc
Antonio C. Jobim
Wave, Desafinado, Dindi, Once I Loved, etc.
Basin St. Blues
Blame It On My Youth
Darn That Dream
Don’t Go To Strangers
Everything Happens To Me
Gone With The Wind
Here’s That Rainy Day
I Should Care
I Thought About You
Long Ago And Far Away
Moonlight In Vermont
My Shining Hour
Polkadots And Moonbeams
Take The “A” Train
These Foolish Things
We’ll Be Together Again
Weep For Me
Boogie Down, Mornin’, Easy, Breakin’ Away, etc.
Street Life, Put it Where You Want It, etc.
Three Views Of A Sectret, Portrait Of Tracy
Nothing Personal, Not Ethiopia
Morning Dance, Shaker Song, Song For Lorraine
Velas, The Island, Love Dance
Rio, Let’s Go Dancin’, Haunted Ballroom
This Masquerade, Turn Your Love Around, etc
Rush Hour, Matinee Idol, Going’ Home, etc.
Safari, Both Sides Of The Coin
Havona, River People, Mr. Gone, Plaza Real
Always There, Black Ice, Delevans
Modadji, Friends And Strangers
…and many more!