Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 1

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
Trinity Sight reading Grades 1-4
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 1
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
Bennett, Road Hog, Jazz Club Flute, Grades 1-2, (Faber) 7530A
Cathrine, Blues for Sue or Solo Blues* [repeat 3 times with improv. on 2nd repeat], Easy Blues Tunes for Flute, (Spartan) SP630
Gershwin, He Loves and She Loves, Play Jazztime — Hits from the 20s and 30s, (Faber)
Haughton, Hot potato, Fun Club Flute Grade 0-1, (Mayhew, Student copy, Teacher copy)
Lyons, Natasha’s Hedgehog, Compositions for Flute vol. 1, (Useful) U120
Miles, Arriving Home*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
Miles/Wilson, Chorale* (p. 4, CD track 1) or Ahead of Time* (p. 10, CD track 4), The Scales Wizard, (Camden) CM187
Miles, Setting Off, no. 1, Jazz Routes, (CM175) CM175
Mower, Swamp Stomp Louis*, Junior Musical Postcards, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Norton, Mango Juice, no. 12 or Fine Views, no. 13, The Microjazz Flute Collection 1, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Rae, Chill!, Flute All Sorts (Grades 1–3), (Trinity) TCL 011367
Rae, North Circular [omit repeat] or Blowin’ Cool, Easy Jazzy Flute, (Universal) UE 16581
Rae, Sundown, In The Groove for Flute and Piano, (Reedimensions) RD038
Tanner, The Slothful Sloth, no. 3, Creature Comforts – Easy, (Spartan) SP1112
Wedgwood, Tangerine, Really Easy Jazzin’ About for Flute, (Faber)
J Wilson, Alive with Five* or It’s All Yours Now* or Three Note Cell, First Flute, (Camden)
J Wilson, Gospel Joe*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
J Wilson, Module 1: A or B or C*, Progressive Guide to Melodic Jazz Improvisation, (Trinity) GSM 10547

Group B
Mower, Straight to the Point or Knock Knock, The Modern Flute Player, (Itchy Fingers) 054
Nightingale, Logging On, Jazz@Etudes, (Warwick) WD020
Nightingale, A Small Step, no. 1 or Fiesta Siesta, no. 2 or Coo’s Blues, no. 3, Eazy Jazzy ’Tudes, (Warwick) WD004
Rae, No. 30 and no. 31, Jazz Flute Studies, (Faber) – Formerly no. 44 and no. 45from Progressive Jazz Studies for Flute: Easy Level (Faber). Candidates may use either edition.
Stokes, No. 1 or no. 3, Easy Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE36

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