Jazz Double Bass admission requirements for non-degree studies

I. Classical

  • Two performance pieces (slow and fast)
  • Scales, harmony divisions until the 7th position

II. Jazz

  • Performance of three different styles (tempos) of standards (with a structure of theme-accompaniment-improvisation-theme)
  • Presentation of 15 standards as a repertoire (accompaniment, theme)
  • Sight reading
  • Finding the bass note by ear (on random chords)
  • Blues accompaniment in various tempos (between 60 and 220 bpm) in any key