JAZZ DOCK ORCHESTRA
plays Porgy & Bess (Gil Evans / Miles Davis)
As part of its June concert, the orchestra will play a selection of compositions from Miles Davis' famous album Porgy and Bess, which was recorded in 1958 in New York and released by Columbia Records. This work was famous for the amazing instrumentation of the arranger Gil Evans, who is still a role model for generations of his followers. Today, the legendary but still current music will be complemented by current compositions by the leaders of the big band - Jan Jirucha and Andy Schofield.
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 - seats only - in the front part of the club 400 CZK, in the back 270 CZK (these tickets are temporarily sold under the name standing place). It is no longer necessary to reserve a seat when purchasing a seat 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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