Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 7

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Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 7
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, Kenny’ll Make It* or Wiggle Waggle* or The Bird or Big Apple* or The Camel* [head + 2 choruses] from Blues in all keys vol. 42, (Aebersold Jazz)
de Abreu, Tico, Tico from Play Latin, (Faber)
Brandt/Haymes, That’s All* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Gershwin, The Man I Love or Someone to Watch Over Me from Bill Holcombe’s Gershwin Flute Album, (Studio)
Holcombe, Sapphire from Contemporary Flute Solos in Pop/Jazz Styles, (Musicians Pubs) FS001
Holcombe, Afternoon of a Flute or Bossa Flute or Rockin’ the Blues [optional improv.] from Jazzin’ The Blues, (Musicians Pubs) FB101
Lewis/Young, Street of Dreams* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Miles, tony7, no. 7 from Jazz Routes, (Camden) CM175
Miles, Sideways On* from Creative Variations vol. 2 for Flute, (Camden) CM179
Mintzer, Rhythm Check or Slammin’ [8va as appropriate] from 14 Blues & Funk Etudes [C ed.], (Warner Bros.) EL9604CD
O’Neill, Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright, p. 34* or Studio Cat, p. 50* from John O’Neill — Developing Jazz Technique for Flute, (Schott) ED12760
Raye/de Paul, Star Eyes* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Trad., It’s Me, O Lord* [with improv.] from Jazz Sessions Flute, (Faber)
A Wilson, Up Beat from Bebop and More!, (Spartan) SP413
J Wilson, Just a Ballad for Joe* from Creative Variations vol. 2 for Flute, (Camden) CM179

Group B
Baez [Solo], Dida from Solos For Jazz Flute, (Fischer) CF8000416
Collette, Room With Skies from Solos For Jazz Flute, (Fischer) CF8000416
A Hart, Scatastrophy or Scat Train from Scatadoodledoo, (Camden) CM273
Holcombe, Etude in E, p. 22 from 24 Jazz Etudes for Flute, (Musicians Pubs) JE001
Most, The Eyes Have it from Solos For Jazz Flute, (Fischer) CF8000416
Mower, Boiling Point, no. 10 or Chilli Con Salsa, no. 9 from 20 Commandments, (Itchy Fingers) IFP033
Rollins [Solo Laws], Airegin [play all on flute, up to p. 23, 7th system. End on Fm7 chord] from Solos For Jazz Flute, (Fischer) CF8000416
Ruwe, Basic Blues Etude in the Key of E or Basic Blues Etude in the Key of A♭ from Basic Blues Etudes In All Twelve Keys, (Hal Leonard)
Stokes, No. 27 from Easy Jazz Singles for Flute, (Hunt) HE36

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