[Dixielandjazz] Fake Books

Russ Guarino russg at redshift.com
Sat Mar 22 13:44:02 PST 2003


Do you print out the pages you want?

Is any of the material transposed to Bb or Eb parts?  Is there a system
that allows transposition?

Russ Guarino

Stephen Barbone wrote:

> Tom Wood wrote about the fake book they use. There is a CD Rom out with
> the contents of 12 fake books on it. I am just going through them now
> but there appears to be about 5000 tunes. Most, however, are not
> Dixieland but mainstream jazz, bop, latin and the tin pan alley tunes
> and all the musical show tunes over the past 70 years of so. Invaluable
> to doing more "commercial" work.
> Includes all of the "Real Books", "Real Jazz Books' and The Bill Evans
> book etc.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone
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