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The Reality Book is an immersive HD video & studio audio play-along experience, combining charts, transcriptions and exercises in a visceral, dynamic, playing and learning environment for jazz musicians of all levels.
DUSK AND DAWN (based on NIGHT AND DAY)
Cole Porter's 1932 hit "Night and Day," with its unique, extended 48-bar form and one-of-a-kind inspired chord changes, remains extremely popular among musicians and listeners to this day. Recordings by the biggest stars have found their way to the top of radio charts, and the version by Frank Sinatra helped launch this tune into the all-time Top 10 discussion. Because of the fantastic lyrics and melody, “Night and Day” has always been popular among vocalists, and it's latin/swing possibilities provides a great platform for improvisers, with notable recordings by Joe Henderson, Sonny Rollins, and Art Tatum. The Reality Book contrafact written by pianist Bill Anschell is a challenging melody that features a lot of movement on the "ands," or up-beats - where the magic lies!