Jul 23, 2011 · A friend recently pointed me to an online collection of free lead sheets called www.wikifonia.org. Similar to Wikipedia anybody can contribute to Wikifonia’s content by adding lead sheets or improving the existing ones. The page’s design is fairly simple. “Consumers” of lead sheets can search by Author/Composer or by Title. Blues in the Closet and C Jam Blues - the two easiest tunes you can learn. ... I'm assuming you already play guitar and can read the Real Book lead sheets there. If ...

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