The Great American Songbook is not A Real Book

The Great American Songbook is not A Real Book

The history of the Great American Songbook is presented very differently – in the English Wikipedia it is the predecessor to the Jazz Standards, if not its own preface to the Jazz Standards, on the German Wikipedia it is said that the Great American Songbook contains the pop songs of the time between the 1920s and 1960.

Ralph Rainger If I should lose you

Ralph Rainger If I should lose you

Ralph Rainger If I should lose you – so richtig ein Song zum Heulen, schreibt Hans-Jürgen Schaal, Nina Simone hat ihn intoniert in den 60igern, Betty Carter mit Geri Allen in den 90igern, er wurde „zum Paradestück für Klaviertrio unter Keith Jarrett, Kenny Werner