H70084Az Playing the saxophone I

Faculty of Music
Winter 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: graded credit.
Mgr. Rostislav Fraš (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
EVER ( H70084Al Playing the saxophone I )
Appropriate technical prowess and expertise to play that instrument is tested 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
Understanding your own tools in the context of jazz interpretation and improvisation, the transfer of knowledge from teroretických subjects into practical use
  • Students work with teachers on technical mastery of the tools, with emphasis on precision and clarity of expression, confidence and rhythmic phrasing. Study bebopových etudes and solo transcriptions of Charlie Parker, application materials from the "Jazz Improvisation" for the instrument - use scales and fingering, playing arpeggios in different tempos. Rehearsal for the ensemble play in terms of harmony, improvisation and playing jazz themes. Working with the tone of the tools, with emphasis on the nobility of sound and tonal individuality.
  • Dunscomb, J. R. : Jazz Pedagogy – The Jazz Educator’s Handbook and Resource Guide, Warner Brothers, 2004
  • Monroe, L. : Jazz Expression, Berklee Press, 2005
Teaching methods
Thematic consultations, demonstrations, work with core jazz recordings, etc.
Assessment methods
classified credit
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Credit evaluation note: 7 z 14.
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 2013, Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022, Winter 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Winter 2018, recent)
  • Permalink: https://is.jamu.cz/course/hf/winter2018/H70084Az