City Surfer is a Prague-based collective of record label, gallery space, and a design studio. We curate exhibitions in the City Surfer office, gallery/studio space located in the sprawling area of Žižkov, Prague. We also curate regular concerts and parties, where most of our core artists usually support the guests we invite, in the past we’ve been honoured to share a backstage with Dné, Hugo & Zoe, Fuzzy Osbourne, Click Joe, V!, Romano Porni, Babypy, KPFRM, Steamfunk, Chepuchov, Maxim Brezhnev, to name a few. Come and join to celebrate our fifth anniversary.
Martin Hula, which is also known as the Bourek and recently mainly as a Bonus, is considered a major figure of the independent Czech scene. He has membership in the band Ememvoodoopöká with which the Angel won in the category of alternative and indie scene. In addition, he worked in bands Emems Sporto, Aran or epochal Plugnplay, currently playing in the group of Communists. Its main project is a bonus but right, which debuted in 2010, Brave New World album. That was preceded by two EPs Unabomber and incognito. Second album, Peace Square, which was released in 2011, was awarded the newly created…
Jazz Efterrätt is an association of young professional musicians who play together and perform since its inception in 1998. It consists of the Prague Conservatory graduates who now work in the artistic sphere primarily as musicians, but also as arrangers and composers of jazz and popular music. From the very beginning has been cast in a group of little change. Group Jazz Efterrätt nadžánrově's work combines many musical styles and is typical for her sharp contrast funk pulsating rhythms, melodic lines and jazz solos. Genre is a group seen on the edge of jazz, funk and soul, the musicians themselves…
Olomouc group AC / DC tribute – Bon Scott memorial band formed in 2001. This is not about another botched plagiarism, which is in our recently had more than enough. As the name is obvious that the main purpose of Olomouc musicians were to implement a project that would allow all enthusiasts, fans and admirers of the old AC / DC reminded and revitalized so distinctive and memorable personality singer of AC / DC – Bon Scott.
Rostislav graduated Fraš J. Jezek Conservatory in Prague and the Institute of Jazz Music Academy in Katowice. During his studies he joined the KJJ on the Prague jazz scene, where he became a sought after musician. Besides our own projects is a member and soloist of the Czech Radio Bigband, followed by bands, Karel Ruzicka Septet, Limited Edition, Stepan Markovic Saxtet and Zuzana Lapčíková Quintet.
Martin Brunner Trio is a band of classic jazz trio format, but it focuses on playing only original compositions. The trio has been playing since autumn 2007 (it was founded in Prague) and performed on several festivals in Czech republic and regularly plays in various jazz clubs in Prague.
Group Harry band began work as a group spontaneously Jam Session on Friday in a Prague pub in about 2004. They play rock, soul, funk, rock’n’roll and their performances, there is always a good mood! The musicians, who met at various concert performances, either as colleagues or as guest musicians in their bands, or friendly thus gradually stabilized in its present form.
Latin Jazz Band Wave was founded by Alois Hedervarim who since childhood gravitated to jazz and especially Afro-Cuban music. The repertoire of the group is influenced by Cuban musicians including Irakere included, for example C. Valdes, A. Sandoval and P. de Rivera. Along with Alois operate in the band Daniel Fiedler, Vladimir and Rostislav Fraš Clement.
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.
Adur Band is a band since 2007 in the WAC and a wide area. It is an association of musicians who intend to entertain people and ourselves songs that everyone knows. Their dance floor is a village entertainment, dances, parties, celebrations, … The repertoire is based on the accepted both Czech and foreign hits.
Eva Emingerova, considered to be one of the best Czech jazz singers, is now in a great demand. In her youth, her musical foundation was much influenced by her father. Later, after a successful career as a sports woman, she was able to focus fully on her singing and moved on to study at a conservatoire. In terms of her evolution, she moved from the early – 20’s jazz, through dixieland, swing and mainstream, up to modern jazz. In her style now she draws on a remarkably broad repertoire whilst interpreting traditional jazz, standards and latin jazz compositions. Contact with her audience…