Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 5

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
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Trinity Aural Test books Grades 1 to 5

Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 5
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
Buckland, Shuffletown, Eight Pieces for Flute and Piano, Apollo Saxophone Quartet Series, (Astute) AM24270
Coombes, Cool Blue Tube, Piping Down the Valleys Wild, (Brass Wind) 1334
Dubin/Warren, Keep Young and Beautiful, Let’s Face the Music (for Flute, (Brass Wind book only, book & CD) 1329
Gershwin, ‘S Wonderful, Bill Holcombe’s Gershwin Flute Album, (Studio)
Gordon/Warren, Chattanooga Choo-choo, Big Chillers, (Brass Wind) 1330
Hampton, Wot’s the Buzz? [with CD track 4] or Yer Dinner’s in the Dog [with CD track 20], Groove Lab — Flute, (Faber)
Isacoff, Like a Man Walking on Eggshells, Jazz Time for Flute & Keyboard, (Boosey & Hawkes)
L’Estrange, Wanna Walk With Me?* [with improv.], Jazz Sessions Flute, (Faber)
Lopez-Real, Dig It!* [play flute 1 part, improvise on D.S.] , Dig It!, (Spartan) SP731
Miles, Bathwater Blues, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
Miles, Blah-blah-blah!, no. 5*, Jazz Routes, (Camden) CM175
Miles/Wilson, Mystique* (p. 14, CD track 7) or Question and Answer Revisited* (p. 35, CD track 25), The Scales Wizard, (Camden) CM187
Mower, Sambossa or Salsa con moto!, Musical Postcards for Flute, (Boosey & Hawkes)
Norton, Home Blues, no. 20, The Microjazz Flute Collection 2, (Boosey & Hawkes)
O’Neill, Calypso Joe, p. 17* or Three Brothers (B J N Blues), p. 21*, John O’Neill — Developing Jazz Technique for Flute, (Schott) ED12760
O’Neill, It’s All Yours, p. 88*, John O’Neill — The Jazz Method for Flute, (Schott) ED 12450
Rae, Last, But Not Least*, Jazz Zone for Flute, (Universal) UE2135
Runswick, Blue Six, Unbeaten Tracks for Flute, (Faber)
Sherwin/Maschwitz, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Big Chillers, (Brass Wind) 1330
Warren/Mercer, Jeepers Creepers, Let’s Face the Music (for Flute), (Brass Wind book only, book & CD) 1329
A Wilson, New York Subway* [with CD track 16], American Jazz and More, (Spartan) SP567
A Wilson, Night Walk, Bebop and More!, (Spartan) SP413
J Wilson, Blues for Joseph*, Creative Variations vol. 1 for Flute, (Camden) CM173
J Wilson, Jazz Waltz* [play an octave higher], Jazz Album, (Camden) CM097
J Wilson, Module 5: A or B or C*, Progressive Guide to Melodic Jazz Improvisation, (Trinity) GSM 10547

Group B
Gumbley, Cool School, no. 8 or It Takes Two, no. 9, Cool School, (Brass Wind) 1323CD
A Hart, Scat Me Down, Scatadoodledoo, (Camden) CM273
Holcombe, Etude in F, p. 6 [omit repeat], 24 Jazz Etudes for Flute, (Musicians Pubs) JE001
Ledbury, Rock Blues or Boiling Point, Flute Salad, (Brass Wind) 1311
Nightingale, The Parachute Shoot or Woodland Hoot, Strictly Flutey ‘Tudes, (Warwick) WD023
Nightingale, The Turkey or Joot Hoot, Eazy Jazzy ’Tudes, (Warwick) WD004
Rae, Soho or Ringing the Changes, 40 Modern Studies for Solo Flute, (Universal) UE 16589
Stokes, No. 6, Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE32
Stokes, No. 24, Easy Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE36

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