ABRSM: Jazz Tenor Sax Level/Grade 1 Tunes, Part & Score & CD


Catalogue No: 9781860963070
Shop Product Code: 156609Q
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ISBN: 9781860963070

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Department: ABRSM - Jazz Graded Exams

Publisher: ABRSM

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Grade Exam Music

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ABRSM Jazz Sax (Soprano/Tenor) from 20031 
• 15 tunes that reflect the breadth and diversity of jazz, from the great African-American tradition to the vibrant and multicultural sounds of jazz today
• arrangements by jazz arrangers, carefully researched and designed to accommodate teacher and pupil alike
• an approach that encourages playing by ear
• ‘minus-one’ rhythm-section tracks and full performances recorded by top jazz musicians
• written-out piano score
• sections for improvised solos, with notated guideline pitches to get you started
• background information including suggestions for further listening


Contents and Reviews

  • Las Vegas Tango [Gil Evans]
  • Sonnymoon for Two [Sonny Rollins]
  • Nobody knows the Trouble I’ve seen [Trad.]
  • Short Stop [Shorty Rogers]
  • Freddie Freeloader [Miles Davis]
  • Solitude [Duke Ellington / Eddie DeLange / Irving Mills]
  • Sombrero Sam [Charles Lloyd]
  • Idaho [Jesse Stone]
  • Is you is, or Is you ain’t (ma’ Baby)? [Billy Austin / Louis Jordan]
  • Mack the Knife [Kurt Weill / Bertolt Brecht]
  • Jean Pierre [Miles Davis]
  • Mo’ Better Blues [Bill Lee]
  • Mannenberg [Abdullah Ibrahim]
  • Everything that Lives Laments [Keith Jarrett]
  • Oye como va [Tito Puente]