Alto saxophone, piano - Level / Grade 3
ABRSM Exam Pieces, Collection. Jazz. Accompaniment CD. 72 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781860963063).
Item Number: PE.9781860963063
ISBN 1-86096-306-4. 9 x 12 inches.
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. With arrangements by jazz arrangers carefully researched and designed to accommodate teacher and pupil alike. An approach that encourages playing by ear includes 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. Also, background information including suggestions for further listening.