H70087z Jazz ensemble

Faculty of Music
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s) (from 2 credits increase by 1). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jan Přibil, DiS. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Juraj Bartoš (lecturer)
MgA. Jiří Levíček (lecturer)
Cyrille Alexandre Oswald (lecturer)
Marián Ševčík (lecturer)
MgA. Michal Wróblewski, Ph.D., DiS. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Jazz Interpretation Department – Faculty of Music – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Jazz Interpretation Department – Faculty of Music – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Reviewing player and improvisational skills of the student during the admission procedure
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Learn how artists communicate in a team game. Develop the ability to listen to teammates and contributing to the overall sound file. Connect theoretical knowledge with practical expression of the game
  • Working with a group of students in a small jazz group with a rhythm section. Perception of their own instruments in the context of the overall expression file. The ability to handle a harmonious interpretation less complicated jazz standards. Creating arranges for jazz combo with a rhythm section and two brass instruments. Developing the ability of interaction between the solo and accompanying instrument. The emphasis on rhythm and confidence interplay with bass drum set. Playing blues forms in different variants. Basic introduction to Brazilian bossa nova. When teaching the use of compositions such as: Billie's Bounce, Footprints, Impressions, All Blues, Just Friends, Autumn Leaves, Black Orpheus, How Insensitive. Space for student playing songs. Each student is required for ensemble arrange at least one song of their choice.
  • The New Real Book – Volume 2, Sher Music, Petaluma, 1991
  • The New Real Book – Volume 1, Sher Music, Petaluma, 1988
Teaching methods
Exercise - 2 hours
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on course enrolment limitations: Pro úspěšný zápis předmětu si zaregistrujte též odpovídající předmět v letním semestru (podle předpokladu "EVER")
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2022, Winter 2023.
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