Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Jazz Saxophone 2017-2020
Grade:3

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. Instead of one piece, candidates may offer an own composition.

Group A (accompanied) Nos. 1-21 are for alto/baritone saxophone in Eb, and Nos. 22-36 are for soprano/tenor saxophone in Bb. Group B (unaccompanied) pieces are appropriate for Eb or Bb saxophone.

Pieces (select one from each list)

Group A (accompanied)Available In
1. I've Got the World on a String
Arlen
2. Over the Rainbow
Arlen
3. Sailing OR On Roller Blades
Cullen
4. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Ellington
5. It Don't Mean a Thing
Ellington
6. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Gershwin
7. Blues for Hank
Lamont
8. Hullabaloos
Miles
9. Who’s got the Answer?
Miles
10. Sicilienne OR Blues Choose
Miles/Wilson
11. Latin
Norton
12. The Operator
Rae
13. Waltz for Emily
Rae
14. Tango OR Serene in Green
Scott
15. Lullaby of Birdland
Shearing
16. Pennsylvania 6-5000
Sigman/Gray
17. Strawberry Daquari
Street
18. Californian Coast OR Las Vegas Casino [with CD track 8, jump to alternate ending for improv.] OR New York Subway
A Wilson
19. Joe’s New Words
J Wilson
20. Module 3: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
21. Tessitural OR Dexterity
J Wilson
22. I've Got the World on a String
Arlen
23. Over the Rainbow
Arlen
24. Hooligan Strain
Cole
25. Sailing OR On Roller Blades
Cullen
26. It Don't Mean a Thing
Ellington
27. Lengthening Shadows
Kershaw
28. Hullabaloos
Miles
29. Who’s got the Answer?
Miles
30. Sicilienne OR Blues Choose
Miles/Wilson
31. The Operator
Rae
32. Pennsylvania 6-5000
Sigman/Gray
33. Californian Coast OR Las Vegas Casino [with CD track 8, jump to alternate ending for improv.] OR New York Subway
A Wilson
34. Joe’s New Words
J Wilson
35. Module 3: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
36. Tessitural OR Dexterity
J Wilson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Ex. 7, p. 38 OR ex. 8, p. 39 (Saxophone Method)
Dorsey
2. Study no. 11
Lyons
3. Of Mice and Keys, no. 12
Nightingale
4. Slinky OR Blues for Big-Ears
Nightingale
5. Ben's Blues
Rae
6. Sidewalk Shuffle, no. 25
Rae
7. Stake-Out OR Hard Slog
Rae
8. Bob’s Wail OR Bad Salad [without backing OR improv.]
J Wilson
9. Calypso Jo OR Spiritual
J Wilson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Exercises
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests