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 5 exam. Backing-tracks may be used as accompaniment in ABRSM exams.
Little Jazz [Roy Eldridge / Buster Harding] ; Charleston [James P. Johnson / Cecil Mack] ; Samba Dancer, The [Paul Jayasinha] ; Sugar Loaf Mountain [George Duke] ; Odessa [Arthur Blythe] ; 74 Miles Away [Joe Zawinul] ; Mandela [Abdullah Ibrahim] ; For Jan [Kenny Wheeler / Norma Winstone] ; Sugar [Stanley Turrentine] ; Night in Tunisia, A [Dizzy Gillespie] ; My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin] ; Five Spot After Dark [Benny Golson] ; Keepin' in The Groove [Bud Powell] ; Tin Roof Blues [Walter Melrose / New Orleans Rhythm Kings] ; Nutty [Theolonius Monk]