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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Jazz Saxophone 2017-2020
Grade:4

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. 1-26 are for alto/baritone saxophone in Eb, and Nos. 27-47 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. What the World Needs Now
Bacharach
2. I Know What You're Thinking OR Where Next?
Bennett
3. You Never Know OR Free-Running OR Never the Same
Buckland
4. Flying Free
Degg
5. Bye Bye Blackbird
Dixon/Henderson
6. Boy Meets Horn
Ellington
7. In a Sentimental Mood
Ellington
8. Killing me Softly
Fox & Gimber
9. Cops, Caps & Cadillacs OR Fast Food Funk
Gumbley
10. Desafinado
Jobim & Mendonca
11. Are They Ever OR Transformation
Miles
12. From the Bottom Up OR Unresolved
Miles/Wilson
13. Be Green! OR It’ll End in Tears
Mower
14. Havana Cha Cha [CD track 2]
Mower
15. Elegance
Norton
16. On the Edge OR Cayenne
Rae
17. Rachel and the Boys
Rae
18. Skidaddle!
Rae
19. On My Own
Schönberg
20. Cruisin’
Street
21. Bossa [improv. over form] OR Dixie
J Wilson
22. Arioso OR Articulate
J Wilson
23. Hey Joe … Let’s Meet
J Wilson
24. Module 4: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
25. Sir Duke
Wonder arr. Ramskill
26. The Rainbow Song [without bars 24 to 55]
Wood
27. I Know What You're Thinking OR Where Next?
Bennett
28. Myopic Mice
Cowles
29. White Water Rafting OR Motorcycle and Side-car
Cullen
30. Flying Free
Degg
31. Bye Bye Blackbird
Dixon/Henderson
32. Boy Meets Horn
Ellington
33. Tango Till You Drop OR I Came, I Saw, I Conga'd
Kershaw
34. Soul Track
Ktomi
35. Are They Ever OR Transformation
Miles
36. Three Views of Orford
Miles
37. From the Bottom Up OR Unresolved
Miles/Wilson
38. Pulling no Punches
Norton
39. On the Edge OR Cayenne
Rae
40. Skidaddle!
Rae
41. On My Own
Schönberg
42. Arioso OR Articulate
J Wilson
43. Bossa [improv. over form] OR Dixie
J Wilson
44. Hey Joe … Let’s Meet
J Wilson
45. Module 4: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
46. Sir Duke
Wonder arr. Ramskill
47. The Rainbow Song [without bars 24 to 55]
Wood
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Ex. 10, p. 40 (Saxophone Method)
Dorsey
2. Flashcard Funk
Gumbley
3. Study no. 14
Lyons
4. Broadband Bossa, no. 19
Nightingale
5. Hillbilly, no. 16
Nightingale
6. Chelsea Blues, no. 44
Rae
7. Dynamite
Rae
8. Destination Waltz, no. 15 OR Sax Un-Plugged, no. 26
Rae
9. Ellie and Elsie Dee
Street
10. African Market OR The Wedding
J Wilson
11. C You OR Step and Leap OR Not so Pure OR Sorted [without backing or improv.]
J Wilson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Exercises
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests