Czech Jazz Legends
Emil Viklický / Jana Koubková / Jiří Stivín
In one evening you will be able to see and hear three important figures of the Czech music scene who have made a significant contribution to the development of jazz in the Czech Republic and Czechoslovakia. Each artist will perform with their current line-up and will play an approximately 50-minute set, in which they will present their current work as well as compositions from their earlier work. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to see these legendary musical personalities together, in one evening!
Jana Koubková Quartet – Jana Koubková is the legendary Czech singer who co-created the form of 1970s Czech jazz. Her latest album A tak si jdu (and so I go) released by the Supraphon label consists of 12 new tracks, where she weds jazz, scat, blues, chanson, rock and rap. Jana Koubková – voc; Ondřej Kabrna – p; Vítek Švec – bass; Jan Červenka dr.
Emil Viklický Trio – great czech jazz pianist and composer with his trio will play his own compositions, as well as modern arrangements of jazz standards. "One of the best contemporary pianists, Viklicky´s soloing and comping, his touch, voicings and intervals have a good deal in common with fleet, tasteful pianists like T. Flanagan, J. Rowles and B. Charlap." – Doug Ramsey (JazzTimes). Emil Viklický – p; Josef Fečo – b; Jiří Stivín jr. – dr.
Jiří Stivín & Co – Jiří Stivín is a multi-instrumentalist and composer who has made his mark on several decades of Czech jazz and classical music history. He has released countless albums and collaborated with many musicians from all over the world. His musical expression is characterized by unrestrained improvisation and frequent transitions between different musical styles. Jiří Stivín – fl,sax, clar; Veronika Vítová – voc; Ian Mikyska – g, gamba; Petr Dvorský – b; Jiří Stivín jr. – dr.
Admission - presale: seating CZK 600, standing CZK 300, at the door: seating CZK 700, standing CZK 350. There is no need to reserve a seat when purchasing a seating ticket.