A CD recording featuring 15 tunes reflecting the breadth and diversity of jazz, from New Orleans to contemporary. Contains full performances, including solos, by leading jazz trumpeters 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. Backing-tracks may be used as accompaniment in ABRSM exams.
Dearly Beloved [Jerome Kern / Johnny Mercer] ; Perdido [Ervin Drake / Harry Lenk / Juan Tizol] ; El Gaucho [Wayne Shorter] ; Dedication To Thomas Mapfumo [Don Cherry] ; All Blues [Miles Davis] ; Going Home [Mark Lockheart] ; There Is No Greater Love [Isham Jones / Marty Symes] ; Heavy Plant Crossing [Pete Churchill] ; Blue 'n' Boogie [Dizzy Gillespie / Frank Paparelli] ; Hackensack [Theolonius Monk] ; Homeboyz [Bheki Mseleku] ; Cantaloupe Island [Herbie Hancock] ; Winin' Boy Blues [Jelly Roll Morton] ; Basin Street Blues [Spencer Williams] ; Red Top [Lionel Hampton / Ken Kynard]