plays the STANDARDS

Monday 19/07/2021 od 21:00

As part of the July concert series, our orchestra will tap the great "reservoir" of modern jazz—the so-called standards. Jazz standards come mostly from the Broadway musicals of the 1930s and 1940s, and in some cases rearranged versions of movie scores. The term also includes a wide range of bebop or hardbop songs from the 1950s and 1960s.

The JAZZ DOCK ORCHESTRA pays homage to a host of absolutely de-lovely songs from this era including “What Is This Thing Called Love,” “I'm An Old Cowhand,” “How Insensitive,” “Stella by Starlight,” and “Here's That Rainy Day” in original arrangements by renowned Prague musicians Andy Schofield and Jan Jirucha! The entire repertoire will be complemented by original compositions by both leaders of the orchestra, such as “Convolution,” “Night Colors,” “Dark Corners” (Andy Schofield) and “Mr. McAke” (Jan Jirucha). Lovers of modern jazz really have something to look forward to!

The JAZZ DOCK ORCHESTRA has been Jazz Dock’s flagship band from the beginning of its successful operation, featuring seventeen concerts with its own repertoire and compositions by the world's great authors. During this time, the big band has played intensively, gaining a regular audience and boldly traversing its second year of existence.

Saxes:1. alt – Andy Schofield; 2. alt – Petr Kalfus; 1. tenor – Marcel Bárta; 2. tenor – Suzanne Higgins; baryton sax – Jakub Cirkl

Trumpets: Petr Harmáček, Miroslav Hloucal, Miroslav Nováček Martin Jůzl

Trombones: Jan Jirucha, Štěpán Janoušek, Richard Šanda, Tomas Bialko;

Rhytm section: piano – Jiří Levíček; bass – Tomáš Baroš; drums – Daniel Šoltis.

Admission: seating CZK 400, standing CZK 270. There is no need to reserve a seat when purchasing a seating ticket.


According to the order of the government of the Czech Republic, entry to the concert is limited by valid regulations. We ask each spectator to present a confirmation at the entrance to the club that he/she has been vaccinated, tested negatively (self-test is enough), or that he/she has already contracted Covid-19 in the last 180 days. Thank you for your understanding!

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