CD recording containing 15 tunes reflecting the breadth and diversity of jazz, from New Orleans to contemporary. Includes full performances, including solos, by leading 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 4 exam. The backing-tracks may be used as accompaniment in ABRSM exams.
Mr P.C. [John Coltrane] ; Nostalgia In Times Square [Charles Mingus] ; Red Top [Lionel Hampton / Ken Kynard] ; Sidewinder, The [Lee Morgan] ; Winin' Boy Blues [Jelly Roll Morton] ; Night in Tunisia, A [Dizzy Gillespie] ; Broadway [Bill Bird / Teddy McRae / Henri Woode] ; Corner Pocket [Freddie Green] ; In A Mellow Tone [Duke Ellington] ; Jive Hoot [Bob Brookmeyer] ; Melody for Candy [Malcolm Earle Smith] ; Mountain, The [Abdullah Ibrahim] ; Wedding, The [Abdullah Ibrahim] ; Window, The [Gunther Kuermayr] ; Vignette [Gary Peacock]