Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 2

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Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 2
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, Bombay Blues or Southern Fried, Jazz Club Flute, Grades 1–2, (Faber) 7530A
Burke & Van Heusen, Here’s That Rainy Day or Like Someone in Love, Solo Plus Flute Standards & Jazz, (Amsco) Out of Print
Cathrine, Go To It! or Sweet ’n Sour* [repeat 3 times with improv. on 2nd repeat], Easy Blues Tunes for Flute, (Spartan) SP630
Hamer, Easy Going* [with CD track 31], Play It Cool Flute, (Spartan) SP560
Johnston & Burke, Pennies from Heaven, Play Jazztime — Hits from the 20s and 30s, (Faber)
Miles, Abigail’s Song*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
Miles, Vintage Steam, no. 2, Jazz Routes, (Camden) CM175
Miles/Wilson, Appassionata* (p. 26, CD track 19), The Scales Wizard, (Camden) CM187
Motion, Overload [with CD track 14], Groove Lab — Flute, (Faber)
Mower, Township Time*, Junior Musical Postcards, (Boosey & Hawkes)
O’Neill, A Bossa for Betty, p. 53, John O’Neill — The Jazz Method for Flute, (Schott) ED 12450
Rae, As If?, In The Groove for Flute and Piano, (Reedimensions) RD038
Rae, Lazy Cat Blues or Hard Graft, Play It Cool — Flute, (Universal) UE 21101
Rae, Solid Fuel*, Jazz Zone for Flute, (Universal) UE21357
Rae, The Bottom Line or Out and About , Easy Jazzy Flute, (Universal) UE 16581
Tanner, The Blue Gnu, no. 8, Creature Comforts: Easy, (Spartan) SP1112
J Wilson, All Mixed Up* or Eastern Mood or Pentatonic Romance, First Flute, (Camden)
J Wilson, J’s Dream*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
J Wilson, Module 2: A or B or C*, Progressive Guide to Melodic Jazz Improvisation, (Trinity) GSM 10547

Group B
Gumbley, Blues Man, no. 3, Cool School, (Brass Wind) 1323CD
A Hart, Scat Walker, Scatadoodledoo, (Camden) CM273
Nightingale, J-Peg Cake Walk or Of Mice and Keys, Jazz@Etudes, (Warwick) WD020
Nightingale, Ready, Aim, Fire or Big Mamma or Three-Step, Eazy Jazzy ’Tudes, (Warwick) WD004
Rae, New Leaf, no. 8, 40 Modern Studies for Solo Flute, (Universal) UE 16589
Rae, No. 40, Jazz Flute Studies, (Faber) – Formerly no. 62 from Progressive Jazz Studies for Flute: Easy Level (Faber). Candidates may use either edition.
Stokes, No. 6, Easy Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE36
Wedgwood, Hallelujah!, Flute All Sorts (Grades 1–3), (Trinity) TCL 011367

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