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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Jazz Saxophone 2017-2020
Grade:1

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. 1-15 are for alto/baritone saxophone in Eb, and Nos. 16-26 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. Open Window
Bennett
2. Fresh Air Waltz OR Memories
Boyle
3. Mo Better Blues OR Green Onions
Hampton
4. Moon River
Mancini
5. Arriving Home
Miles
6. Outside Garden Tap
Miles
7. Chorale OR Ahead of Time
Miles/Wilson
8. A Slice Of The Action OR Passin’ Through
Rae
9. In Demand OR Pentafunk
Rae
10. On the Case OR Tough Cookie OR Smuggler's Cove
Rae
11. Reflections
Street
12. Un poquito canto OR Oh When The Saints
Trad.
13. Saxe-Blue OR Persuasive Waltz
J Wilson
14. Gospel Joe
J Wilson
15. Module 1: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
16. Cuban Taxi Ride
Bennett
17. Wheels Within Wheels
Lyons
18. Arriving Home
Miles
19. Chorale OR Ahead of Time
Miles/Wilson
20. In Demand OR Pentafunk
Rae
21. Off to the Billet!
Rae
22. Rumba
Rae
23. Un poquito canto OR Oh When The Saints
Trad.
24. Gospel Joe
J Wilson
25. Module 1: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
26. Saxe-Blue OR Persuasive Waltz
J Wilson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Ex. 1, p. 36 (Saxophone Method)
Dorsey
2. Sax-Appeal, p. 25
Evans
3. Just a Thought
Gumbley
4. Study no. 5
Lyons
5. Funky Pheasant, no. 15
Mower
6. Fiesta Siesta, no. 2
Nightingale
7. Road Hog, no. 24
Rae
8. Rock Formation
Rae
9. Nobody's Blues OR The Time has Come
Rae
10. Easy P.C., no. 2
Street
11. Swing Steps OR A Bit of a Bossa OR Modal Dream [without backing or improv.]
J Wilson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Exercises
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests