[Dixielandjazz] Tune ideas for new fake books

David W. Littlefield dwlit at cpcug.org
Wed Nov 5 10:11:42 PST 2003

Hi All. I have space for more tunes in my two new fake books:

1. Dixieland Fake Book Vol. 2
2. Treasures of the 20s, 30s, 40s

Many musicians have in their heads some tunes they want to play for which
they haven't been able to find the music.

Or know of tunes they think ought to be preserved and played more often,
but music isn't readily available.

I want to know what the tunes are, so I can try to find the music or
classic records and consider them for one of the books. Basically, I want
tunes from any sub-genre of the broad definition of OKOM.

To help you, I have made .pdf files of the tunes already in "Dixieland FB
vol. 1" and "30s-40s FB", and lists of the tunes I have in mind for the new
books. I'll eMail the files to anyone who's interested. 

Today I'm working on George Lewis' "Burgundy Street Blues"--trying to find
some more or less consistent melody bits in 5 different recordings he made
is proving to be, let's say, interesting. Anyone have a transcription
they'd like to contribute?

David W. Littlefield, Piano, Guitar, Banjo, Washboard
Compiler: "Dixieland FB" (Bb, C); "30S-40S FB (Bb, C)"; "Gig Book"
http://cpcug.org/user/dwlit (Dixie playalong list, other tools)  
http://americanmusiccaravan.com (Fake Books, Chord Books, Bands)
eMail: dwlit at cpcug.org

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