Black Sabbath concert, originally scheduled for 6 June 2012 is replaced by a unique project Ozzy & Friends. Health problems phenomenal founder of the group Black Sabbath, unfortunately, proved more serious than originally thought. Tony Iommi is forced to undergo chemotherapy that renders them unable to travel. For this reason, management group considering whether the planned European tour dates postponed for good or give loyal fans the best possible adequate compensation.
Petra ernyei (1975) was growing in jazz surroundings since her childhood. She made her debut at the jazzfestival in american sacramento when she was 18. Imediatelly after her return she joined the original prague syncopated orchestra of pavel klikar and sung with them for three years. Later she became a singer of the prague swing orchestra of jan matoušek where she sings until now. She is in love not only with bigbands but it is especally small bands that give her more opportunity for her singing.
A true music experience of an iconic Prague big band formation. Fabulous studio players perform live and seem to enjoy it! At Jazz Republic you’ll hear them in the following set up: trumpet, trombone, three saxophones, flute, el. guitar, vocals, keyboard, bass guitar and drums.
With regard to the characteristic style, it is very difficult to classify. Certain punk roots and the influence of music performed by avatgardní movement Rock in Oposition, The Residents, or magma. The bands at least a little podobých can give SleepyTime Gorilla Museum, The Ex, seemed, Dog Faced Herrmans, Degenarate Art Ensamble, etc. on the Czech scene UJD belongs to the family of groups such as Dog Soldiers, the Danube, Dybbuk, Women, Beautiful new machines Zkopce Two-year or rumor.
The charismatic trio around vocalist Sascha Ley – the winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Tremplin Jazz d’Avignon 2009 – will not fail to surprise with their daring approach to an uninhibited and intimate jazz. With highly melodic lines and dynamic rhythmical moments, Kalima songs are delicately settled between modern jazz and imaginary folklore, leading the audience through very distinctive and original harmonic moods and landscapes.
The production group Rí Ra Irish effortlessly combines songs and music, spiced with a mixture of different musical directions, from jazz to funky riffs přiznávek. Players are not adhered to strictly harmony and standard practices so-called Celtic music. Do not hesitate to get into their own arrangements and songs often move into the new mood and tone, which is closer to a wide audience.
Trumpet player, composer and band leader Laco Deczi was born in Bernolakovo (close to Bratislava, Slovakia) in 1938. In 1960’s he was a member of Karel Velebny’s S+HQ. In 1970 he recorded his solo album “Sentimental Trumpet” with strings. As soloist he took part on the famous big band recording “Jazz Goes To Beat” by Vaclav Zahradnik. In the end of 1967 he founded his own Jazz Celula ensemble and since the beginning of 1970 he was a member of d the Czech Radio Jazz Orchestra (JOCR). He also made some duo recordings with the guitarist Sarka Dvorak and composed…
Four voices, four hearts, four approaches to grasp melody, rhythm, mood, and create music. Yellow Sisters are sound illusionist and pass with ease across the genres of soul, funk, r’n’b, world music, jazz and reggae.
Until two years ago, Jamie moved to Prague, was more than twenty years as part of the London music scene. He played in places as diverse as the Royal festival hall, Marquee Club, Twelve Bar or club for example, also in the London Transport Museum. He appeared in the British national radio station and also in television. Live Jamie played with such stars as Don McLean, The Blues Band, Paul Young and Los Pacaminos with Squeeze frontman Glenn Tilbrookem and British blues legend Long John Baldrym.
Original Indigo is a group playing and singing traditional jazz music in an unconventional approach, with an unusual instrumentation and non-traditional Czech texts. This style of jazz-plebby says. Plebby-jazz music is run by jazz plebeians highly demanding audience that when he wants it from his high claims rest.
Folimanka Blues, this is unbound big beat and a decent drama with a piece of history. It’s a band of great passions and great fun band that smells of sweat, tears and smells. And both are right, tears and sweat. Plays about real life as we know it. The beer and pubs, on women, what we enjoy so much and much troubled by despair, even cynicism about romance. The feelings of a man who is no longer twenty and who knows that there is no time for stupid posturing.
Duende is quintet of professional musicians who work in major projects of the Czech music scene. The copyright music guitarist Tomislav Zvardoně mixes elements of jazz, Latin, pop and ethno music from around the world.
Matej Benko is a musician originally from a musical and artistic family. After getting to know many Slovak musicians begins to take jazz. Instead of piano, he starts to play an electric synthetysator. That was why in 2000 he went to study at the Jezkova conservatory in Prague not in the field of piano, but music. With his bands (trio, quartet, quintet) plays mostly his own compositions. It combines elements of various musical styles. His work is characterized by rich melodies, extended forms, and frequent changes of meter.
Swing and jazz orchestra, Back Side Big Band has more than 11-year history and today it is a modern jazz band that will delight critical audiences as well as the hearts of those who wants to have fun. It currently has approximately 20 members (conductor, 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, keyboards, bass guitar, guitar, percussion), among which you can find a music teacher as well as their former students, scientists, programmers, railway employees but also future professional musicians. Artistic director of the band is Lenka Vasatkova, who graduated in dirigency at the Jezkova Prague Conservatory…
Prague’s original music group playing repertoire that includes more than 100 pieces of professional quality instrumental and vocal level – musical goulash known songs sung in Czech. The group plays a repertoire of Czech artists such as Karel Gott, George Schellinger, Peter Novak, Pavel Bobek, Karel Zich, Ivan Voice, Michael Bold, Peter Burnt, Vladimir Misik and groups Olympic, Lucia, Greenhorns, Rangers, Catapult, Yellow Dog, and more. The group’s repertoire is constantly expanding and improving.
After opening the world of East European, appeared on the jazz scene is still less known groups whose skills could come in a wider acquaintance and application. One of them is the quartet of musicians performing under the name “Frantisek Uhlir Team” (FUT). The first group of musicians under that name formed in 1987 by bassist Frantisek Uhlir, which belongs to the generation of bass players in the world known as “Czech Bass School” (M. Vitous, G. Mraz). Chamber music groups FUT is carefully balanced and derives from the interaction of players, who offer amazing options for…