Trinity Jazz Clarinet – Grade 8

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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
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, Autumn Leaves* or Tenderly* or Stormy Weather* or S’posin’* or Witchcraft* [head + 1 chorus] from Autumn Leaves vol. 44, (Aebersold Jazz)
Coe, Blue September from Jazzed Up Too for Clarinet, medium–difficult, (Brass Wind) 1307
Desenne, Brigitte, (Cascade) CM26
Fields/McHugh, I’m in the Mood for Love* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Goodman, Paganini Caprice or Slipped Disc or Mission to Moscow from Benny Goodman Composer/Artist, (Regent) AM942337
Gordon/Warren, The More I See You* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Harvey, Hinsong from Three Harveynian Showpieces, (Reedimensions) DD033
Holloway, Jazz Suite, 1st movt, (Spartan) SP885
Horovitz, Sonatina for Clarinet & Piano, 3rd movt: Con Brio, (Novello) NOV120541
La Touche/Fetter/Duke, Taking a Chance on Love* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Miles, Struttin’ in the Barbican from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182
Thompson, Models in Blue from Boogie and Blues, (Studio) M050032908
J Wilson, Blue Sonatine for Clarinet & Piano, 1st movt: Dance or 3rd movt: ‘Raz’, (Reedimensions)
J Wilson, Funky Joe* from Creative Variations vol. 2, (Camden) CM182
Young, Lester Leaps In* from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250

Group B
Gumbley, Sheikh Rock ’n’ Roll from Solo Flight, (Brass Wind) 2303
Harvey, Any Etude from Three Etudes On Themes of Gershwin, (Emerson) E177
R Purcell, Cascades (2) from Scaling the Heights, (Astute) AM24211
Rae, Blue Tarantella, no. 8 from 12 Modern Etudes for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 18790
Rae, Hard Rock Blues, no. 36 or Oiled Wheels, no. 40 from 40 Modern Studies for Solo Clarinet, (Universal) UE 19735
J Wilson, No. 3 from Three Jazz Studies, (Camden) CM098

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