Fifteen tunes reflecting the breadth and diversity of jazz, from New Orleans to contemporary. Includes superb arrangements, with reliable melodies and chord changes. Comes with a CD featuring full performances by leading jazz saxophonists and backing-tracks that have the swing of a live rhythm-section. Also includes selected scales and sample aural tests and quick studies for help in preparation for the Level/Grade 5 exam. The backing-tracks may be used as accompaniment in ABRSM exams.
Five Spot After Dark [Benny Golson] ; Keepin' in The Groove [Bud Powell] ; Kelly Blue [Wynton Kelly] ; Tenor Madness [Sonny Rollins] ; Tin Roof Blues [Walter Melrose / New Orleans Rhythm Kings] ; At A Georgia Camp Meeting [Kerry Mills] ; Blue Room [Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart] ; My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin] ; Nutty [Theolonius Monk] ; What Is This Thing Called Love? [Cole Porter] ; Brazilian Beat [Barney Kessel] ; Broken Wing [Richie Beirach] ; Entering [Jan Garbarek] ; Gotcha (Theme from Starsky & Hutch) [Tom Scott] ; Small World [Martin Speake]