Jazz Alto Sax
Level/Grade 3 Tunes
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.
arrangements by jazz arrangers, carefully researched and designed to accommodate teacher and pupil alike.
an approach that encourages playing by ear.
‘minus-one' rhythm-section tracks and full performances recorded by top jazz musicians.
written-out piano score.
sections for improvised solos, with notated guideline pitches to get you started.
background information including suggestions for further listening. Contents Miles Davis arr. Nikki Iles All Blues
Tim Whitehead All Is Well
Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer arr. Nikki Iles Autumn Leaves
John Coltrane arr. Liam Noble Blue Train
Eddie Harris arr. Iain Dixon Cold Duck Time
Mark Lockheart arr. Pete Churchill Going Home
Thomas ‘Fats' Waller, Andy Razaf arr. Nick Tomalin Honeysuckle Rose
George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin arr. Nikki Iles Lady Be Good
Joe Zawinul arr. Phil Peskett Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Don Cherry arr. Huw Warren Mopti
Sonny Rollins arr. Pete Whittaker Playing in the Yard
Mike Mainieri arr. Mike Hall Sara's Touch
Tim Garland Sister Moon
Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar arr. Bill Kinghorn Tea for Two
Horace Silver arr. Liam Noble The Preacher