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Effective Etudes for Jazz [Flute] Includes accompaniment CD


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This collection of 18 audition/performance etudes based on the chord progressions to popular jazz standards, blues, and rhythm changes. The collection was designed for honors jazz band auditions, solo evaluations, group lessons, teaching the jazz language and improvisation, learning standards, and more. Presented sequentially according to difficulty, the etudes have annotations beneath the staves identifying phrases and patterns common to the jazz language. Chord reference charts show users the notes of all chord symbols in each etude. Each book comes with a compact disc recording of a professional rhythm section and soloist performing all the etudes, plus separate accompaniment tracks without the soloist.

Difficulty guide: 7-8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  1. Keep Smilin' (based on When You're Smiling chord changes)
  2. Moonmen (based on Moonglow chord changes)
  3. Minor is Finer (Minor Blues in Bb)
  4. Baggage Claim Blues (Blues in Bb chord changes)
  5. Dido (based on Perdido chord changes)
  6. Isle of Melon (based on Canteloupe Island chord changes)
  7. It's From Heaven (based on Pennies From Heaven chord changes)
  8. The Moon Is High (based on How High The Moon chord changes)
  9. Blue Note Blues (Blues in F)
  10. Softly (based on Softly As In A Morning Sunrise chord changes)
  11. You're The Last One (based on There Will Never Be Another You chord changes)
  12. I Got Yer Rhythm! (based on I've Got Rhythm in Bb chord changes)
  13. The Sum of Your Attributes (based on All The Things You Are chord changes)
  14. This Is Love (based on What Is This Thing Called Love chord changes)
  15. My Glowing Moment (based on My Shining Hour chord changes)
  16. Sweet Georgia (based on Sweet Georgia Brown chord changes)
  17. It's Nobody For Me (based on It's You Or No One chord changes)
  18. I Got Rid Of 'Em (based on I've Got Rhythm in F chord changes)

Item Details

Category: Jazz Flute Study Books
Publisher: Kendor Music
Publisher's reference: KMI20691
Our Stock Code: 957267
Media Type: Paperback; includes accompaniment CD