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Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Jazz Saxophone 2017-2020
Grade:5

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. 1-22 are for alto/baritone saxophone in Eb, and Nos. 23-38 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. White Lady OR Santa Monica Blues
Both
2. Shuffletown
Buckland
3. Eclogue [without opt. solo]
Buttall
4. Take Five
Desmond
5. Sophisticated Lady
Ellington
6. For Astor
Foster
7. Wonderland
Gates
8. But Not For Me
Gershwin
9. Tune for Joey OR Rio Girl
Hampton
10. Blah
Miles
11. Mystique OR Question and Answer Revisited
Miles/Wilson
12. Not The Boring Stuff OR The Kipper
Mower
13. Sambossa [CD track 8] OR Salsa Con Moto [CD track 16]
Mower
14. From Ragtime To Riches
Nightingale
15. Set Piece
Norton
16. Last, but not Least
Rae
17. The Keel Row OR Song Without Words
Rae
18. Catwalk
Runswick
19. All Because of You
Street
20. Blues for Joseph
J Wilson
21. Effects OR Forever
J Wilson
22. Module 5: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
23. Tangram for Tenor Saxophone
Brown
24. Eclogue [without opt. solo]
Buttall
25. For Astor
Foster
26. But Not for Me
Gershwin
27. Tune for Joey OR Rio Girl
Hampton
28. Blah
Miles
29. Mystique OR Question and Answer Revisited
Miles/Wilson
30. Puppet Theatre OR Hot Potato
Norton
31. Last, but not Least
Rae
32. The Keel Row OR Song Without Words
Rae
33. Catwalk
Runswick
34. All Because of You
Street
35. Come Dance With Me
Wedgwood
36. Blues for Joseph
J Wilson
37. Effects OR Forever
J Wilson
38. Module 5: A OR B OR C
J Wilson
Group B (unaccompanied)Available In
1. Ex. 10, p. 47 (Saxophone Method)
Dorsey
2. Don’t Count on Me
Grant
3. Bebop Bounce, no. 1 OR Low Down, no. 2 OR In the Groove, no. 6
Gumbley
4. Study no. 24
Lyons
5. Junk Email Blues, no. 18 OR Burn, Burn, Burn, no. 25 OR Scart Stomp, no. 23
Nightingale
6. Fake Five, no. 58
Rae
7. One O'clock Shuffle OR Exhibit A OR Doctor Cool
Rae
8. Reflexology OR Spot the Ball OR Juice OR Group Four
Scott
9. Study no. 30
Stokes
10. In Limbo
Street
11. Leaps and Bounds
Street
12. Lay it Down OR Down Home Blues [without backing or improv.]
J Wilson
13. Southern Sax OR Salsa Cuba
J Wilson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales, Arpeggios and Exercises
2. Sight Reading
3. Aural Tests