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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.
HIDE YOUR HEART (based on IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU)
One of the most popular standards for vocalists and instrumentalists alike, “It Could Happen to You”, written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, has everything you could want in a jazz standard and has been recorded hundreds of times from artists spanning decades. Great melody, great chord changes and a fantastic lyric all lend themselves to opportunities to really dive deep into this song. You can perform the tune as a ballad, (like many early performances), a medium swing tune (similar to the well known Miles Davis rendition) One reason the tune is still to this day so popular with vocalists, is the lyric fits ideally with the melody helping to direct a more melodic approach to improvisation. Beautiful in its simplicity, “It Could Happen” has stood the test of time, and is ‘must learn’ repertoire for any jazz musician.