15 tunes that reflect the breadth and diversity of jazz, from the great African-American tradition to the vibrant and multicultural sounds of jazz today, with arrangements that are carefully researched and designed to accommodate teacher and pupil alike. An approach that encourages playing by ear. Includes ‘Minus-one’ rhythm-section tracks and full performances recorded by top jazz musicians. Written-out piano score and sections for improvised solos, with notated guideline pitches to get you started: the CD includes full performances & backing tracks. Background information including suggestions for further listening. Set for current ABRSM Jazz Clarinet Grade 2 examination.
Big Walk, The - Jones, Quincy
Evil Ways - Henry, Sonny
Georgia on my Mind - Carmichael
He is Sadly Melting - Peskett, Phil
Hit the Road, Jack - Mayfield, Percy
Idaho - Stone, Jesse
I'll Take Les - Scofield, John
Inchworm [Hans Christian Andersen] - Loesser
Old Joe Clark – Trad. USA
Serenade to a Cuckoo - Kirk, Rahsaan Roland
Sister Pork Chops - Sturgis, Ted
Tom Cat - Scott, Tom
Trolley Song, The [Meet Me in St. Louis] - Blane, Ralph
Trouble in Mind - Jones, Richard M.
Very Thought of You, The - Noble, Ray