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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Jazz Saxophone 2017-2020
Grade:2

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. 22-33 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. Sweet Thing OR Barbeque Blues OR Arm’s Length
Bennett
2. Rock Around the Clock [improvise 2nd time]
Freedman & De Knight
3. ‘S Wonderful
Gershwin
4. Oceanapolis
Gumbley
5. Brynglas Bounce OR Easygoing
Hamer
6. Here Comes the Blues OR I’m Late for School
Hampton
7. Hello Dolly [with CD or piano accompaniment]
Herman
8. Abigail’s Song
Miles
9. Sleepy Bean OR Vintage Steam
Miles
10. Appassionata
Miles/Wilson
11. The Witch’s Cauldron, no. 4
Nightingale
12. Off the Rails, p. 11 [sax. 1 part]
Norton
13. Blowin' Cool OR Stake-Out OR Rock Around the Wok
Rae
14. Solid Fuel
Rae
15. Let’s Get Away [with repeat]
Street
16. By the Lake
Street
17. Dixie
Trad.
18. Down By The Riverside
Trad.
19. J’s Dream
J Wilson
20. Module 2: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
21. Legatissimo
J Wilson
22. Missed Chances OR Blue Jay OR My Dear Old Thing
Bennett
23. Oceanapolis
Gumbley
24. Brynglas Bounce OR Easygoing
Hamer
25. Abigail’s Song
Miles
26. Sleepy Bean OR Vintage Stream
Miles
27. Appassionata
Miles/Wilson
28. Blowin' Cool OR Stake-Out OR Rock Around the Wok
Rae
29. Simply Blue OR One Hundred per Cent!
Rae
30. Solid Fuel
Rae
31. J’s Dream
J Wilson
32. Module 2: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
33. Legatissimo
J Wilson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Ex. 2 OR ex. 3, p. 36 (Saxophone Method)
Dorsey
2. No Problem
Gumbley
3. Press Return to Sender
Gumbley
4. Study no. 7
Lyons
5. The Celtic Kids
McChrystal
6. J-Peg Cake-Walk, no. 6
Nightingale
7. Big Mama OR The Stinger
Nightingale
8. Self-Employment Blues, no. 21
Rae
9. That’ll do Nicely! OR Bricks and Mortar
Rae
10. The Swinger
Rae
11. No. 40 (from Jazz Saxophone Studies)
Rae
12. Lazy Days OR Rock Riffs OR Repent [without backing or improv]
J Wilson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Exercises
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests