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Jazz Alto Sax Level/Grade 2 Tunes/Part & Score & CD

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Alto saxophone, piano - Level / Grade 2
ABRSM Exam Pieces, Collection. Jazz. Book and CD. 72 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (A3.9781860963056).

Item Number: A3.9781860963056

ISBN 978-1-86096-305-6. 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.

  • Nostalgia  Performed by "Speake, Martin "
  • Old Joe Clark  Performed by "Traditional, Arr. Churchill, Pete"
  • The Trolley Song  Performed by "Martin, Hugh & Blane, Ralph Arr. Churchill, Pete "
  • Watermelon Man  Performed by "Hancock, Herbie Arr. Iles, Nikki"
  • Things Are Getting Better  Performed by "Canonball' Adderley, Julian Arr. White, Meredith"
  • Wanderlust  Performed by "Hodges, Johnny & Ellington, Duke Arr. Priestley, Brian "
  • Second Shot  Performed by "Dankworth, John "
  • Fotografia  Performed by "Antonio Carlos Jobim, Arr. Pete Churchill"
  • Song For My Father  Performed by "Silver, Horace Arr. Postill, Isabelle "
  • I'm An Old Cowhand  Performed by "Mercer, Johnny Arr. Churchill, Pete "
  • When Lights Are Low  Performed by "Benny Carter, Arr. Iain Dixon"
  • Ek Se   Performed by "Abdullah Ibrahim, Arr. Huw Warren"
  • For Turiya   Performed by "Haden, Charlie Arr. Noble, Liam"
  • Ally the Wallygator   Performed by "Smith, Tommy Arr. Beale, Charles"
  • Mission: To Be Where I Am   Performed by "Garbarek, Jan Arr. Garland, Tim "
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