Trinity Jazz Flute – Grade 8

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Trinity Scales and Arpeggios – Grades Initial to 8
Trinity Sight reading Grades 5 to 8
Trinity Aural Test books Grades 6 to 8

Jazz Flute Pieces for Grade 8
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, Autumn Leaves* or Tenderly* or Stormy Weather* or S’posin’ or Witchcraft* [head + 1 chorus] from Autumn Leaves vol. 44, (Aebersold Jazz)
Fields/McHugh, I’m in the Mood for Love* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards), (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Genna, Weeping Willow from Contemporary Flute Solos in Pop/Jazz Styles), (Musicians Pubs) FS001
Gershwin, Who Cares or Liza from Bill Holcombe’s Gershwin Flute Album, (Studio)
Gordon/Warren, The More I See You* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard) HL109250
Holcombe, Blue Flute Funk or 3/4 Blues [optional improv.] from Jazzin’ The Blues, (Musicians Pubs) FB101
La Touche/Fetter/Duke, Taking a Chance on Love* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard)HL109250
Miles, Pete’s Picked a Pepperoni Pizza, no. 8 from Jazz Routes, (Camden) CM175
Miles, Struttin’ in the Barbican from Creative Variations vol. 2 for Flute, (Camden) CM179
Mintzer, See Forever or Simply Stated [8va as appropriate] from 14 Blues & Funk Etudes [C ed.], (Warner) Bros. EL9604CD
Mower, Sonata Latino, 3rd movt: Bossa Merengova, (Itchy Fingers) IFP032
O’Neill, Bebop Licks, p. 51* from John O’Neill — Developing Jazz Technique for Flute, (Schott) ED12760
Perrin, The Bicycle, either p. 30* or p. 31* from John O’Neill — Developing Jazz Technique for Flute, (Schott) ED12760
A Wilson, Blues Boulevard from Bebop and More!, (Spartan) SP413
J Wilson, Funky Joe* from Creative Variations vol. 2 for Flute), (Camden) CM179
Young, Lester Leaps In* [8ve ad lib.] from Ultimate Jazz Standards, (Hal Leonard)HL109250

Group B
Corea [Solo Farell], Spain from Solos For Jazz Flute, (Fischer) CF8000416
A Hart, Scatter Brain from Scatadoodledoo, (Camden) CM273
Holcombe, Etude in Bb, p. 8 or Etude in E minor, p. 30 from 24 Jazz Etudes for Flute, (Musicians Pubs) JE001
Mower, Dos Voces, no. 6 or Indianalee, no. 18 from 20 Commandments, (Itchy Fingers) IFP033
Mower, Study no. 3, Care Less or Study no. 6, Slithers from Doing Time, (Itchy Fingers) IFP041
Ruwe, Basic Blues Etude in the Key of D♭ and Basic Blues Etude in the Key of D from Basic Blues Etudes In All Twelve Keys, (Hal Leonard)

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