20 Real Book tunes that are based on the blues

Here are 20 Real Book tunes that are either blues, blues-based, or have a bluesy style:

Alright, Okay, You Win
Au Privave
Bessie’s Blues
Blue Monk
Blue Trane
Blues For Alice
Chitlins Con Carne
D Natural Blues
Freddie Freeloader
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You
Mr. PC
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
Pfrancing (No Blues)
Road Song
The Sidewinder
Straight No Chaser
Twisted Blues

Learning these tunes will give you a good experience in playing a wide variety of blues-based jazz styles, ranging from traditional blues to bebop, and jazz waltzes to contemporary jazz grooves.

Have fun!

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