Real Easy Book, Vol. 1 - E-flat Edition

Catalog: 242124

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New! Expanded Three-Horn edition!

The same Real Easy Book, Level 1 used by school jazz ensembles world-wide now includes:

  • Three-horn arrangements of each tune
  • Separate pages for each horn player
  • Parts simple enough for beginning players, but which create fuller, much more interesting performances.
  • The new parts are written in a limited range to be playable by a variety of instruments.
  • Each tune now includes harmony parts for the melody, background parts behind soloists, ensemble 'shout choruses,' etc.
  • 172 pages of fun and rewarding arrangements by pianist/arranger/author Larry Dunlap.

The easiest tunes from Horace Silver, Eddie Harris, Freddie Hubbard, Red Garland, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Rollins, Cedar Walton, Wes Montgomery and more!

Get yourself — or your beginning jazz combo — sounding good right away with the first fake book ever designed for the beginning improviser:

  • Easy, but classic jazz tunes give the student a good start in learning the jazz repertoire. See the complete tune list below.
  • Sample piano voicings, guitar chord diagrams, sample bass lines and useful scales for improvisation are included with each tune, for easy reference.
  • Developed and road-tested for years at the Stanford Jazz Workshop's summer jazz camps. It works!
  • Each song will sound good played in rock, funk or Latin styles, as well as swing.
  • Perfect for individual students of all ages, as well as jazz combos.
  • Satisfaction guaranteed!
  • C, Bb, Eb and Bass Clef versions available!

Table of Contents:
  • Bags' Groove (Milt Jackson)
  • Big Bertha (Duke Pearson)
  • Blue Seven (Sonny Rollins)
  • Blues by Five (Red Garland)
  • Blues in the Closet (Oscar Pettiford)
  • Cold Duck Time (Eddie Harris)
  • Contemplation (McCoy Tyner)
  • Doxy (Sonny Rollins)
  • Edward Lee (Harold Mabern, Jr.)
  • Equinox (John Coltrane)
  • Freedom Jazz Dance (Eddie Harris)
  • Gingerbread Boy (Jimmy Heath)
  • Groove Merchant (Jerome Richardson)
  • Jive Samba (Nat Adderley)
  • Jo Jo Calypso (Jim Nadel)
  • The Jody Grind (Horace Silver)
  • Killer Joe (Benny Golson)
  • Listen Here (Eddie Harris)
  • Little Sunflower (Freddie Hubbard)
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Joe Zawinul)
  • Midnight Waltz (Cedar Walton)
  • Mr. P. C. (John Coltrane)
  • One for Daddy-O (Nat Adderley)
  • Red's Good Groove (Red Garland)
  • Revelation (Kenny Barron)
  • Road Song (Wes Montgomery)
  • Short Stuff (Cedar Walton)
  • Shoshana (Mark Levine)
  • Sir John (Blue Mitchell)
  • Sister Sadie (Horace Silver)
  • So Danco Samba (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  • Song for My Father (Horace Silver)
  • Sonnymoon for Two (Sonny Rollins)
  • St. James Infirmary (Joe Primrose)
  • St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins)
  • Straight Life (Freddie Hubbard)
  • Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins)
  • Train Dust (Jim Rotondi)
  • When the Saints Go Marching In (Traditional)
  • Work Song (Nat Adderley)
  • Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker)
  • Z's Blues (Eric Alexander)
Publisher: Sher Music
Composer/Author: Various
Arranger/Editor: Sher, Chuck
Catalog Number: 242124
Pages: 172

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