Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards, C Edition Released by Alfred Music Publishing

Los Angeles, CA — September 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, is proud to announce the release of Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards, C Edition, a lead sheet music resource featuring 228 hallmark jazz tunes and standards, from Belwin Jazz.

The Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards, C Edition
was created for individuals, teachers, and instrumental/vocal groups, and ideal for jazz gigs, jam sessions, club dates, or study and analysis. As a professional-quality and legal resource, the Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards is an invaluable collection for working musicians and students of jazz music. Titles include memorable tunes such as “Anthropology,” “Blue Train,” “Giant Steps,” “Impressions,” “Lester Leaps In,” “Love for Sale,” “Scrapple from the Apple,” “Take Five,” “West Coast Blues,” and many more jazz staples.

Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards, C Edition are arranged in a clear and easy-to-read format with accurate chord symbols and song verses, along with rehearsal letters to assist with understanding the form and musical phrases of every song. Suggested substitute chord progressions are also provided and shown above the main chord symbols. When available, suggested introductions and optional endings are offered.

Jazz Real Book: Essential Jazz Standards, C Edition (00-36108) is now available for $39.95 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.

Titles: Alone Together * Angel Eyes * Anthropology * Au Privave * Beautiful Love * Begin The Beguine * Bernie’s Tune * Birdland * Bloomdido * Blues March * Blue Train * Body and Soul * Bolivia * Caravan * Chelsea Bridge * The Chicken * Close Your Eyes * Cold Duck Time * Confirmation * Countdown * Dat Dere * and many more.

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.

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