Trinity Jazz Clarinet – Grade 6

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Clarinet Pieces for Grade 6
Three pieces are to be played, two pieces from group A and one piece from group B, to form a balanced programme. One or two of these must be a piece containing improvisation, which is indicated with an asterisk (*). Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition.

Group A
Aebersold, Impressions* [head + 2 choruses] or Maiden Voyage* [head + 2 choruses] or Song for my Father* [head + 2 choruses] or Cantaloupe Island* [head + 2 choruses] or Footprints* [head + 2 choruses] from Maiden Voyage vol. 54, (Aebersold Jazz)
Cornick, Latin Timeshift, (Reedimensions) RD 040
Harvey, Wayward Waltz from Jazzy Clarinet 2, (Universal) UE 19361
Harvey, Jollipop from Three Harveynian Showpieces, (Reedimensions) RD 033
Holloway, Blues from Jazz Suite, (Spartan) SP885
Howard, Fly Me to the Moon* [with improv.] from Jazz Sessions — Clarinet, (Faber)
Joplin, The Favorite, no. 5 from 5 Scott Joplin Rags, (Universal) UE 19661
Koffman, Swinging Shepherd Blues from Jazzed Up Too for Clarinet, (Brass Wind) 1306
Legrand, What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? from Jazzed Up Too for Clarinet, (Brass Wind) 1307
L’Estrange, Bradley’s Bounce* [with improv.] from Jazz Sessions — Clarinet, (Faber)
Miles, Candlelight* from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182
Mower, This Should Be Fun from Not The Boring Stuff, (Itchy Fingers) IFP029
Rae, Situation Comedy from Take Ten for Clarinet & Piano, (Universal) UE 19736
Rodgers & Hart, Blue Moon, (Cascade) CM10
Vizzutti, Village Place from Clarinet Play Along Jazz Solos, (De Haske) 1001924
J Wilson, After Charlie … Joe* from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182
J Wilson, Blue Sonatine for Clarinet & Piano, 2nd movt: Semplice, (Reedimensions)
J Wilson, Jazz Waltz from Jazz Album, (Camden) CM097
J WIlson, Romance for Clarinet and Piano [do not play the ossia], (Camden) CM279

Group B
Gumbley, Sightseeing from Solo Flight, (Brass Wind) 2303
Holcombe, D minor Etude, p. 7 or D major Etude, p. 29 from 24 Jazz Etudes For Clarinet, (Musicians Pubs) JE013
Lyons, Study no. 38 from Clarinet Studies, (Useful) U30
R Purcell, Feelin’ Great or Scotch on the Rocks from Scaling the Heights, (Astute) AM24211
Rae, In a Dream, no. 28 or Latin Jive, no. 32 from 40 Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 19735
J Wilson, No. 2 from Three Jazz Studies, (Camden) CM098

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