Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 4

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Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 4
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
Bartlett, Boogalie Woogalie, Just for Fun, (UMP)
Berlin, Let’s Face the Music and Dance, Let’s Face the Music (for Flute), (Brass Wind book only, book & CD) 1329
Buckland, Never the Same, Eight Pieces for Flute and Piano, Apollo Saxophone Quartet Series, (Astute) AM24270
Degg, John’s New Flute or Midnight Waltz, Takes All Sorts!, (Masquerade)
Desmond, Take Five*, All Jazzed Up for Flute, (Brass Wind, book only, book & CD) 1301
Fields/McHugh, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Big Chillers, (Brass Wind) 1330
Gumbley, Cops, Caps & Cadillacs* [improvise for 16 bars on D.S.], Cops, Caps and Cadillacs, (Saxtet) 206
Gunning, Waltz for Aggie, Unbeaten Tracks, (Faber)
Hampton, Didgeri Blues [with CD track 8], Groove Lab ­­— Flute, (Faber)
Isacoff, A Little Mo’Satch*, Jazz Time for Flute & Keyboard, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Lopez-Real, Sundays* [play flute 1 part, improvise on D.S.], Dig It!, (Spartan) SP731
Michael, Careless Whisper, Let’s Face the Music (for Flute), (Brass Wind book only, book & CD) 1329
Miles, Three Views of Orford*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
Miles, Transformation, no. 4, Jazz Routes, (Camden) CM175
Miles/Wilson, From the Bottom Up* (p. 19, CD track 13) or Unresolved* (p. 30, CD track 22), The Scales Wizard, (Camden) CM187
Mower, Flat Fives or Riviera ’62, Musical Postcards for Flute, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Mower, It’s Not as Bad as It Looks [flute 1 part] or The Kite, Not the Boring Stuff, (Itchy Fingers) IFP026
Norton, Song or Springboard, The Microjazz Flute Collection 2, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Panayi, I’m In Love, p. 69, John O’Neill — The Jazz Method for Flute, (Schott) ED 12450
Piazolla, arr. Del Solda, Libertango, from Duo 1, (Curci) EC11748
Rae, Skidaddle!*, Jazz Zone for Flute, (Universal) UE21357
Silver, The Preacher*, Approaching the Standards vol. 1 [C ed.], (Warner) Bros
Tanner, The Augustus Trot, no. 3, Creature Comforts: Intermediate, (Spartan) SP1113
Trad., Wade in the Water* [with improv.], Jazz Sessions Flute, (Faber)
Washington/Young, My Foolish Heart, Big Chillers, (Brass Wind) 1330
A Wilson, An American Dream, Bebop and More!, (Spartan) SP413
A Wilson, Chicago Sidewalk* [with CD track 11], American Jazz and More, (Spartan) SP567
J Wilson, Bossa* [impro over form] [play octave higher], Jazz Album, (Camden) CM097
J Wilson, Hey Joe… Let’s Meet*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
J Wilson, Module 4: A or B or C*, Progressive Guide to Melodic Jazz Improvisation, (Trinity) GSM 10547

Group B
Berg, Example Improvisation, p. 29, Approaching the Standards vol. 1 [C ed.], (Warner) Bros.
Gumbley, Puddle Jump, no. 7 or The Sarcastic Camel, no. 11, Cool School, (Brass Wind) 1323CD
A Hart, Scatter, Scatadoodledoo, (Camden) CM273
Jackson, Example Improvisation, p. 5, Approaching the Standards vol. 1 [C ed.], (Warner) Bros.
Ledbury, Rag ‘n’ Flute or Right Foot Down, Flute Salad, (Brass Wind) 1311
Nightingale, Hillbilly or Passion Fruit Samba, Eazy Jazzy ’Tudes, (Warwick) WD004
Nightingale, Loot the Lute, Strictly Flutey ‘Tudes, (Warwick) WD023
Rae, Breakout, no. 21, 40 Modern Studies for Solo Flute, (Universal) UE 16589
Scott, Two Three, Changing Times for solo Flute, (Astute) AM24278
Stokes, No. 5, Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE32

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