What's in the exam?
- Three tunes
- Scales and arpeggios
- Aural tests
- Quick study
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There are four sections to a Jazz Piano exam, giving candidates the opportunity to demonstrate their skills through prepared work and musicianship tests.
The tunes cover a wide range of styles - from New Orleans and swing through to modal, jazz-rock and Latin jazz. Each arrangement contains a fully notated Head and at least one section for improvisation, with a simple chord sequence and set of guideline pitches.
Jazz exams include:
Albums of graded pieces providing a wealth of Jazz Piano repertoire.
All the scales for the Jazz Piano exam.
Practice tests for the Quick Study component of the Jazz Piano exam.
Practice material for the Jazz Piano aural tests.