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Approaching the Standards, Vol 3
Includes CD

  • Interesting, worth a look
Difficulty guide: 5-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


taken from the introduction:

'Approaching The Standards, Volumes 1,2 and 3, are part of the Jazz Improvisation Series. From the jazz novice to budding professionals, this play-along series is designed to help individuals build a melodic, harmonic and rhythmic jazz vocabulary. Eight classic jazz tunes are featured on each play-along CD for students to listen, analyze, transcribe and commit to memory. Each tune gives the player the opportunity to hear the jazz language performed by professional musicians as if they are performing at a real gig.' Dr. Willie L. Hill Jr

  • Jazz Improvisation Terms
  • Tenor Madness
  • Killer Joe
  • Bye,Bye Blackbird
  • Take The 'A' Train
  • Softly, As A Morning Sunrise
  • My Secret Love
  • Speak Low
  • Cottontail

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
Category: Unaccompanied Jazz Flute Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Alfred
Publisher's reference: SBM00009CD
Volume 3 in the Approaching the Standards series
Our Stock Code: 1006469
Media Type: Paperback (31 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD