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#618850 - 10/12/20 02:42 PM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Best source for BIAB charts/songs of standards and popular music?
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Animas3D Offline
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Hello there,
I am fairly new to BIAB but am really loving the journey.

I have heard someone say that there is a vast amount of BIAB songs/charts online of Jazz standards and popular music.

Can someone point me in the direction of some good sources. I would like to practice along with them and if I can save some time in entering the chords that would be great!

I am also interested in learning how the songs and charts are constructed (including the styles) for when I start entering my own songs.

Thank you in advance.

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#618931 - 10/13/20 09:19 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Best source for BIAB charts/songs of standards and popular music? [Re: Animas3D]
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I've purchased some BIAB song files from the site below, if these would satisfy your needs. The package is pretty reasonably priced. I can't vouch for the accuracy of the chords and other details in the songs, but some of them worked pretty well for me when I wanted to experiment with a particular song or review some of the chord progressions in it within BIAB.

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#619148 - 10/15/20 04:27 AM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Best source for BIAB charts/songs of standards and popular music? [Re: Animas3D]
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etcjoe Offline
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If you search you can find the real book BIAB files in SGU format, i.e. no melodies, so no copyright issues. Alternatively Norton Music has a variety of fakebooks available for all styles of music also in SGU format and reasonably priced and of great quality. The Groups IO BIAB user group has a file section with many standards as well as other files good for practicing etc.
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#619323 - 10/16/20 12:21 PM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Best source for BIAB charts/songs of standards and popular music? [Re: Animas3D]
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Animas3D Offline
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Thank you very much for the tips. I will check out those leads.

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#619571 - 10/18/20 11:52 PM [Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production] Re: Best source for BIAB charts/songs of standards and popular music? [Re: Animas3D]
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