This series shows how a jazz guitarist might take the stark chords presented in in the Real Book and apply substitutions, inversions and chord moves or riffs to make an accompaniment that is both interesting and melodic. Download video lessons and PDF chord charts and grids.
The "Real Book" is a fake book that has been use by musician for years. The songs in the book are "Real Songs" that might be played at an engagement or gig. Charts simply present the melody with the basic chords written above. It is up to the musician to bring these tunes to life with his interpretation and arrangement of the basic chart.