Jeff Alkire/Benny Lackner Quartet (USA/CZ)
Jeff Alkire has toured the world performing as a saxophonist with the likes of Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, Terry Gibbs, Joe Farrell, Charlie Haden, Art Lande, Chuck Isreals, Eddie Marshall, Bobby Shew, John Patitucci and John Stowell. Jeff studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and at the California Institute of the Arts where he earned B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Jazz Performance. After graduating, he moved to Australia to join the Jazz Studies program as a full-time faculty member of Adelaide University. Now back in the States, Jeff teaches jazz courses at several colleges in California, repairs musical instruments and performs. His CD's are available on media page. The Quartet, featuring Tomáš Hobzek (Drums), Tomáš Liška (Bass) and longtime associate and friend, Benny Lackner (piano), will be on a 2-week tour starting at Jazz Dock on February 11th, 2020.
Jeff Alkire – sax; Benny Lackner – keys; Tomáš Liška – db; Tomáš Hobzek – dr.
Admission: seating CZK 300, standing CZK 200. There is no need to reserve a seat when purchasing a seating ticket.
Band website: www.bennylackner.com