Trinity Jazz Clarinet – Grade 7

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
Trinity Sight reading Grades 5 to 8
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6 to 8

Clarinet Pieces for Grade 7
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, Kenny’ll Make It* or Wiggle Waggle* or The Bird* or Big Apple* or The Camel* [head + 2 choruses] from Blues in all Keys vol. 42, (Aebersold Jazz)
Brandt/Haymes, That’s All* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Chapple, No. 1 and no. 5 from A Bit Of A Blow, (Bosworth) BOE005035
Coe, La Colina del Tejón or Some Other Autumn from Jazzed Up Too for Clarinet, medium–difficult, (Brass Wind) 1307
Gershwin, Summertime, (Cascade) CM32
Goodman, Tattletale or Flying Home or Grand Slam from Benny Goodman Composer/Artist, (Regent) AM942337
Joplin, The Easy Winners, no. 2 from 5 Scott Joplin Rags, (Universal) UE 19661
L’Estrange & Pilling, Song for Jo* from Jazz Sessions — Clarinet, (Faber)
Lewis/Young, Street of Dreams* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Miles, Sideways On* from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182
Raye/de Paul, Star Eyes* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Templeton, In Rhythm, from Pocket-sized Sonata no. 1 from Encore! Emma Johnson, (Chester) CH61037
Thompson, Boogie Bounce from Boogie and Blues, (Studio) M050032908
Trad., It’s Me, O Lord* (with improv.) from Jazz Sessions — Clarinet, (Faber)
J Wilson, Just a Ballad for Joe* from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182

Group B
Gumbley, Trick or Treat? from Solo Flight, (Brass Wind) 2303
Holcombe, G minor Etude, p. 9 or E minor Etude, p. 19 from 24 Jazz Etudes for Clarinet, (Musicians Pubs) JE013
Lyons, Study no. 42 from Clarinet Studies, (Useful) U30
R Purcell, Chasing Your Tail or Guess So! from Scaling the Heights, (Astute) AM24211
Rae, Now Hear This!, no. 27 or Round and Round, no. 33 from 40 Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 19735
J Wilson, No. 1 from Three Jazz Studies, (Camden) CM098

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