Approved Exam Music
Recommended for the following exam grade(s):
Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Introduces characteristic patterns such as modes, the blues scale and the minor pentatonic, and explores these on roots and in key centres commonly found in jazz. Regular and flexible practice of these forms, using them as the basis for improvisation, will give you fluency and technical control, making your playing sound effortless.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).