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Jazz Bass 

Reception: Sufficient technical playability on the instrument. Corresponding physical fitness Clapping of medium rhythms

 

                                                                   Modules of the sub u. Middle School:

 

                                                                                       6 semesters:

 

Is intended as a preparatory year for the jazz section. With special talent and qualitative progress of the ability to play, a year can be skipped. Teaching materials: Simandl schools, simple etudes, first improvisation exercises, phrasing exercises and specific jazz styles, furthermore maintenance of the various conventional scales, Triad partitions. From the 2nd year onwards in the middle studies: One ensemble obligation per year; "Swing" / "Be Bop". Entrance exam requirements: Conventional major and minor scales over 2 octaves as well as 3 and 4 sound decompositions Technical exercises by Simandl A light performance piece or an etude in the difficulty level of Blue Monk Improvisation with an existing rhythm section A blues Prima Vista game of a simple jazz standard with improvisation about changes Completed General Music Theory and Ear Training I

 

                                                                           Modules of the upper level:

 

                                                                                     1.u.2. Semester:

 

Scales and chords, Tonbildungsübungen, finger and finger technique, exercises for flexibility, Simpler: Systematics of the double-bass - Compilation of Repertoire works.

 

                                                                                     3.u.4. Semester:

 

Scales & amp; Modes, Cords & amp; Progression, flexibility, advanced phrasing study, Style exercises, improvisations, sheet reading exercises, preparation of repertoire works, Ensemble play with rhythm group. Simandl: Systematics of the double bass, J. Fischer: Instructions for Improvisation for Bass. Entrance exam: Knowledge of the teaching contents of the 1st and 2nd year A transcribed improvisation e.g. by Charly Parker: Yardbird Three exercises in the difficulty of the schools Simandl and Fischer Improvisation of a theme with rhythm group

 

                                                                         Modules of the education level:

 

                                                                                      5.u.6. Semester:

 

Scales & amp; Modes, Chords & amp; Progressions, exercises for flexibility, style, Phrasing exercises, improvisation exercises, sheet play exercises. Development of the Repertoires, continuation of the schools of Simandl and Fischer and W. Curtis: A modern method for stringbass. 7.u.8. Semester: Scales & amp; Modes. Unconventional Metres (5/4, 7/4) Sheet play studies, style exercises, Improvisation, Chords & amp; Progressions and development of the repertoire in the comparable Difficulty. Repetition of the study literature of the 3rd year. - Preparation of the certified Audit program. Certified Final Exam Requirements: Three exercises from Simandl: Systematics ... resp. Curtis: A modern method ... A jazz standard with improvisation about changes A jazz standard (swing, latin or jazz rock, Joy Spring, Blue bossa and Merci, merci) A ballad, e.g. Stella by Starlight, My funny Valentine A jazz standard with a rhythm group in difficulty of & quot; Walkin & quot; Quitting a solo part in a big band formation From a shortlist of 30 standards, 10 must be memorized at the diploma exam can be played. The certified final exam is in two parts, namely in a committee internal and one commissional public examination.