Reduta has become a legendary jazz club in Prague since its inception in 1957. It has hosted the best Czechoslovak jazz musicians and many foreign guests during its history. Thanks to its fame Reduta became a popular center of artistic intelligence, and for a long time it played a role in integrating very rich spectrum of Prague’s cultural life.
Current dramaturgy set Reduta and Pragokoncert into a new qualitatively different light – the artistic concept is consciously committing to tradition, along with their new projects they want to become what they’ve long been – a place of clever humor, timeless music and especially intellectual entertainment.
The trio performs their own songs and newly adapted standards. Mostly, they focus on concerts and the accompanying domestic and international soloists. Trio regularly performs at Prague’s Reduta and also often abroad, especially in Germany. Trio released in November 2008 a new CD called Seven Dreams, which was filmed at the spring concert performances in Germany.
A talented saxophonist Ondrej Štveráček are already a decade the most significant figures of the rising generation of jazz in the Czech Republic. It is tribal player Gustav Brom Orchestra, works regularly with Radovan Tariškou, Ryan Carniauxem and other prominent players moving in the Central region and beyond. Besides activities sideman, however, diligently develops its own system to play jazz saxophone blindingly inspired by tradition. Coltranův concept called Sheets of Sound seeps Štveráčkovým phrasing and tonal timbre is no doubt inspired by the same source. Ondrej has Štveráček with jazz…
One of the most promising young musicians in Prague. His repertoire is build on the firm foundations of the most beautiful songs from area of jazz, blues and bossanova. Jakub graduated from the conservatory of jaroslav jezek, where he is currently a professor. Jakub is a true student of the blues, and can bang it out like sunnyland slim on the piano, or groove it like jimmy smith on the organ. Jakub' s main blues influences are ray charles, charles brown and b. B. King.
Senior Dixieland jazz is an amateur orchestra, which has existed since 1978. Since then replaced for 3 conductor, has a classic Dixieland cast, thus tříhlasou “Frontline” and čtyřčlenou rhythms. Orchestra members are experienced players who have gone through many files committed to traditional jazz. During its existence, the Senior Dixieland participated in almost all domestic and many international festivals. In addition to Germany, which crisscross sjezdili Seniors, performed in Austria, Italy, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic.
Metropolitan Jazz Band trumpeter Joseph Krajník was founded in 1972. MJB creatively develops and enriches their improvisational skills of jazz historical trends since the beginning of jazz to the swing era, so we find in the repertoire of songs by L. Armstrong, S. Bechet, D. Ellington, G. Gerschwina, as well as local jazz artists J. Jezek L. Korbaře, EF Burian and J. Krajník MJB bandleader. Joseph Krajník the band attracted attention at festivals in Spain, Portugal, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Poland, Hungary, in Russia and Ukraine. She went to exotic places, the Canary Islands…
Evergreens all stages of jazz in new, inventive arrangements. Jazz Spirit to meet demanding jazz listeners, so please handle layman. The group was founded in 2001, a happy combination of musicians who have the same view of the interpretation of songs from different eras of jazz music. Jazz Spirit puts emphasis on the quality of interpretation and selection on quality repertoire. Hallmark of the band is fresh harmony baritone saxophone with Korn and imaginative arrangements through which the band and chamber ensemble full and dynamic sound. – Translated by Automatic service
Old Timers Jazz Band was founded in 1968 and his speech style continues to play New Orleans veterans as well as they played mostly improvised jazz with a strong emotional charge and warmth all its own. During this time won many fans among the lovers of traditional jazz throughout Europe. In addition to virtually all festivals in the CR performs regularly at concerts in jazz clubs and festivals throughout Europe.
Classic big band (rhythm, five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones) has in its repertoire a lot of classic swing (Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodmann etc.) and often accompanies various soloists like Karl Hala, Eve Pilarova or Peter Hanzlik.
Concert dedicated to the popular Czech authors of the songs swings years 60. builds on the history of jazz programs for the Czech audience of 60. years of the last century, which started the successful history of the Reduta jazz club. Enjoy a sample of the contrast of the Czech and American jazz creation, as a popular jazz songs from American jazz and swing in the original language, in their States, they celebrated great success mainly due to the connection with the famous soloists. Traditional evenings in Prague Redutě, which launched in 1958 were always gathering of selected companies, i.e.,…
File was founded in 1959 in Prague, clarinetist, saxophonist, arranger, composer, writer, and recently a diplomat – Pavel Smetacek. Initially, the group consistently focused on the reconstruction of an authentic jazz classics 20th years, but it fairly soon in order to express the continuity of musical development began to sensitively adapt technical and improvisational possibilities of its players increasingly drew a stylish modern development of the genre. – Translated by Automatic service
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