Legendary czech guitarist Luboš Andršt with his seasoned Blues Band feauturing Dani Robinson, Pavel Razim on drums and Pavel Novak on bass guitar. Luboš with his Blues Band has been opening show of B.B. King allready twice. For the first time on the year 1998 at the Prague - "Kongresové centrum" and in the year 2000 at Zlín city - "Golem club". On the both concerts was Luboš even as the part of the own show B.B. King´s, because he invited him on the stage as the guest.
Luboš Andršt - guitar, Pavel Razim - drums, Pavel Novák - bass, Marek Hlavica harp, vocal.
Canadian guitarist, singer and songwriter Jonathan Gaudet brings a new twist to the Blues. Three instruments, three languages, one voice. On his resonator, guitar or ukulele, in English, French or Spanish, he delivers originals and standards alike with the same high adrenaline energy. Delta Blues with a new groove.
Charlie Slavík is the most highly regarded harmonica player in the Czech Republic. His ability to play the harmonica crosses genres and has contributed to his playing as a soloist on numerous recordings.He has played with a wide range of foreign bands not only in Europe, but also in the USA.Original compositions are interspersed with blues standards.
The band showcases stars from the next generation of musicians:
Vocal, harmonica - Charlie Slavík
Guitar, vocal - Jiří Maršíček
Drums - Marcus Jurkovič
Bass - Milan Schmidt
Eric Stanglin is a blues guitarist and vocalist from Oklahoma. Heavily influenced by classic blues artists such as Muddy Waters, Elmore James and Hound Dog Taylor, as well as classic blues-based rock, Eric's current band, The Juke Joint Heroes, takes a “keep it simple” approach to their music. With a deep connection to roots music garnered through many years with the blues, Eric Stanglin and The Juke Joint Heroes play what can only be called the real stuff.
Eric Stanglin Rhythm/Lead/Slide Guitar and Vocals, Jan Cisař Bass, Jiří Maršíček Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Jan Podzimek Drums
Prague based blues guitar player and singer. Hammond organ trio consisting of experienced musicians goes beyond the blues revivals. New ingoing generation bluesmen who honour the roots of electric blues heritage. Marcel Flemr `s original expression, strong blues feeling and authentic sound is strongly printed into his original songs from brand new upcoming CD…
“Marcel Flemr belongs to the most convincing stars of the young czech blues generation” (Ondřej Bezr)
"One of the best contemporary czech guitar players" (iDNES.cz)
Gt, Voc, Org, b, D
A super mix of Roots, Jazz, Funk, and Soul. A very versatile lady with a beautiful voice. Terribly good. Very special guest.
Repertory comes from blues roots. The great show of the frontman guitarist and singer Martin Ketner is the best preference of MKB, which is completed by the pulsating rhythm of bass and drums. Their own repertory is usually completed by bluesrock standards, so it is possible to receive mesage of S.R. Vaughan, J. Hendrix, G. Moore, J. Bonamassa, K. W. Shepherd and others. The musicians played blues in other bands before, even they were support of B. B. King concert.
Martin Ketner (guitar & vocals)
Miro Eagleson (bass)
Although Rolling Feet has not been founded until spring 2015, all its members are well established musicians with long time experience in various music genres.
Its signature sound on the bounds of rock n' roll, jump blues and rockabilly is provided by harmonica of a seasoned musician and frontman of the band - Jaromir Hula, who is supported by a very well put together rhythmics of Petr Krumphanzl on lead guitar, Jan Kortus on bass guitar and Daniel Dyk on drums.
Repertoire of the band is based on immortal hits of the golden age of rock n' roll, but it also features newer or less known pieces.
Rolling Feet's modern show full of energy ensures that each performance is a breathtaking experience for the audience.
Band of a singer/organist/piano player Jakub Zomer. Come to listen Blues and Funky! Songs from Ray Charles, Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson or The Meters!
This band - Hammond organ/vocal , saxophone, guitar and drums will bring You some huge energy!
Císař Band is a jazz-blues quartet of outstanding musicians led by charismatic singer and double-bassist Jan Císař. With roots in the blues and an affinity for jazz, the band plays a repertoire of classics (Ray Charles, Willie Dixon, Charles Brown,...) and original songs. The band's unique sound is built on the Fender Rhodes piano of Jan Aschenbrenner together with Karel Bečvář on saxophones and excellent drummer Jan Prchal.
Prague Connection - a wild bunch of Prague players experienced in many music fields, bringing the all-time classics to your tables. From the 70s (B. Withers, S. Wonder) to the new millennium (Jamiroquai, J. Cullum) - everything you always wanted to hear from a band but were afraid to request. Come and "czech" out Michael Nosek (ds), Filip Spaleny (bass), Jakub Dolezal (kb, sax) and the one and only Mirka Novak (voc).
Mirka Novak is a vocalist, performer, composer, vocal coach from the Czech Republic. She graduated from the University of West Bohemia with a Master's degree in 2013.
She has been visiting regularly United States of America to pursue her music career. She made her way to the "jazz mecca" of New Orleans, Austin TX, and Washington DC, where she played with recognized musicians at famous music venues.
Young guitarist and singer Jan Truneček playing on the melodies of Louisiana, Delta & Chicago blues, on electric, acoustic and resophonic guitars, accompanied by a Czech-British-American trio. The signature play of Milan Trunecek (upright bass, bass guitar), sophisticated rhythmics delivered by Kamil Nemec, and stylish harmonica under control of Kevin Hawkins, makes the Chance encounter an unforgettable musical experience.
To date, ST. JOHNNY is the only band in Czech Republic playing 1950's jump blues, and is currently one of the leading blues bands in the country. The origin of the band comes from St. JOHNNY's travels in the U.S., where he fell in love with the blues. Swing-blues guitar, the raw tember of St. JOHNNY and vintage tube amplifiers guarantee authentic sound of the band. The repertoire is a mix of good old blues staples and the band's original work. The band has opened for a blues greats such as Lurrie Bell, Charlie Musellwhite, Paul Lamb, Gwyn Ashton, Ana Popovic and others; in addition they have gone on tours with great American country singer Brent Moyer as his back-up band. You can see the band on countless club stages and festivals in Bohemia and Europe. St. JOHNNY tightly cooperates with excellent harmonica player Charlie Slavík.
St. JOHNNY (Stehlík Jan) - vocal, guitar
bass - Wimpy
drums - Pavel Plánka
The repertoire consists of an old American songs of 20. to 50. the last century, to contemporary blues.
Ivan Vrána: vocal, quitar, harmonica
Honza Pils: Base
Dušan Moravec / Honza Podzimek: Drums
Jan Smigmator is a jazz and swing singer, who has adopted the legacy of easy listening vocalists such was Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Mel Tormé and the living legend Tony Bennett.
Mostly Blues Classics and from Muddy Waters, BB King, Elmore James, T-Bone Walker but also Eric Clapton and John Mayall are interpreted in a powerful way, sometimes very close to the original but also modern up-to-date. They have been described as traditional Blues Band playing classics from the cotton fields to Chicago.
Power trio The Bladderstones connects three different persons. A guitarist who barely left school and sounds like Jeff Beck infected by rage. One veteran who enjoys the perfomance like a hot tub after conquering the north pole and a drummer with a big hearth as well as body who is looking forward for every beat of his drums. From their perfomance of blues and jazz standards, desert funk and Texas underground you can feel joy from being here and now.
Tomáš Frolík (guitar, vocal) — one of the most talented young guitar players from his generation. Scholarship student at London Centre Of Contemporary Music. Succesful completion of HNC at London Centre Of Contemporary Music. Tomáš attended many masterclass lectures with great names such as Robben Ford or Marcus Miller.
Johnny Judl (bass guitar, lead vocal) — graduate at Prague Conservatory Of Music, multiinstrumentalist, as a musician traveled and performed through the Europe. He is a member of a famous band called Jablkoň (The Apple) with which he recorded over 11 CD´s and traveled through Europe, USA or Africa.
Michal Nosek (drums, vocal) – graduate at KJJ and Jazz intepretation at JAMU. His style of playing is very versatile and he plays in many different projects such as Personal Highway, eggnoise, Jana Lota, Maraca, Mario Bihary etc. With Michael we have put up some weight again, because he makes a great benefit for us and our playing.
Excellent blues act and perfectly enjoyable live performance! Big-time recommendation to blues lovers in Prague!
Csaba Csendes Trio feat. Elena Sonenshine is an international formation of jazz musicians from Czech, Slovak and Hungarian music scene. The repertoire of the band consists mainly of well-known jazz standards, creatively interpreted under the influence of various musical styles (swing, blues, latin, world, pop ... ). The beautiful voice of talented singer, accompanied by piano, bass and drums, caress ears not only to lovers of jazz music.
International Music Project Helping Children of Refugees
Musicians from America, France and Germany get together on stage to perform the music they grew up with. From blues and country, to polka and waltz – this is a unique opportunity to see and hear twenty professional artists with a diversity of styles and national backgrounds never heard before in this combination. From places as far apart as Nashville and Philadelphia, Toulouse, Paris, and Baden-Württemberg come alphorn, electric guitar, washboard, harmonica – each a core instrument of its genre – and they are joined by many more, to create an exceptional sound experience. Four concerts will take place in Gemmingen and Prague this summer and all the proceeds will go to benefit refugee children from all over the world in the Heilbronn area. The aim is to support their integration and provide materials and lessons for cultural activities such as music and sport. The project has been set up with the help of charitable donations from companies and private persons.
Music of Betty Lee Quartet has a unique jazz music feeling. A very special concert for all jazz fans!
vocal, keyboards / guitar, bass, drums.
The Simpson Trio is a soul blues band that swings. The blues is the foundation of everything the Trio plays, and whether the Trio is playing Otis Redding, Van Morrison, or Nat King Cole, the blues can always be heard. Singer and guitarist Ryan Simpson grew up in Memphis, where he was exposed to a variety of great music, from blues to rock-a-billy to Memphis soul to jazz. The Trio is made up of guitar, bass/keyboards, and drums.
Adriano Trindade, brazilian jazz musician, will be one more time in Ungelt. The musician from Brazil that most played out country, 2015, 2016 and 2017, in the total 45 countryes, Trindade have 5 cds in the career and 2 dvds. Is a good momment for check this samba/ jazz concert, Trindade did play 7 tours in Czech togheter Los Quemados and now show to you his solo concert. Trindade normaly play in many jazz famous places and festivals around world, Ronnie Scott (London), North Sea Jazz (Amsterdam), Munich Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festival,Praha Jazz Festival, for example. Ungelt is perfect place for this concert.
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Band is celebrating 18th anniversary this year. Bandleader Petr Zeman is one of the leading guitarist on czech jazz scene. Band is playing mostly their own composition in jazz and fusion style.
Young generation blues, funk and shuffles - el. guitar, Key., bass, drums, sax.
Czech-American Bluesrock band with legendary bass player Vladimir Guma Kulhánek and other well-known Czech Blues, Rock and Jazz musicians Jan Holeček-voc;keyb and Pavel Razím – drums and particularly American guitar player Steve Walsh.The Band presents beside its own repertoir also famous covers of bands of the 1960´s and 1970´s as The Allman Brothers, Bad Company, Steppenwolf, or Blind Faith.
The band started of as a Guitar - Hammond – Drums trio giving a tribute to Jack McDuff/George Benson repetoire from the 1960' crossover era. The Hammond organ is now often altered by an Electric Bass which gives more room for Adam Tvrdy's rich harmonical guitar playing. This group combines variety of musical styles and eras including tunes by Jack McDuff, Sting, Led Zeppelin, Bob Berg, Lalo Schifrin, and others. With their original arrangements and virtuous improvisations some well known songs get a unique face you never heard before.
Quartet - Gt, B, D
Jakub Dolezal is a sideman for many well-known Prague bands. His quartet came to existence in 2007. If you're interested in jazz with elements of rock or funk, you might like Jakub's arrangements of popular songs or his original compositions.
Blues Soul and Funky RocknRoll. A band made up of members from all corners of the world, coming together in central Europe to bring their own brand of Soul.
Guy Bennett - Vocals, Keys and Gtr
Mark Nessmith - Harp and Vox
Andy Graham - Bass
Michal Danek - Drums
This band plays in a fusion style, i.e. a sharp mixture of jazz with the funk, latino, afro, and bop elements.
Quartet - tenor sax, keyboard, bassguitar, drums.
Powerfull groove, soul, blues and somehow completely different singer.Would you like to know about this band? Come and have some fun. Experience is vital :-)
Quartet (Voc, Gt, B, D)
lead vocal + el.guitar, bass guitar, drums
Very talented young guitarist fronting his own band and performing the hits of J.J. Cale, B.B. King and Jimi Hendrix, everything from 12 bar to modern blues.
Tune in to the wavelength of Hanelle Blue. Blue is an elementary colour in the colour spectrum
and similarly blues is the basis of various music styles. Powerful singer Hanka Rihova can employ all shades of blue:
From deep indigo through lighter soul hues, turqoise tint of spiritual to robin’s egg blue.
The repertoire of the dynamic Hanelle Blue band features songs by Robert Johnson,
Etta James or Koko Taylor as well as originals inspired by Hanka’s travels around the blue planet.
Quartet - Lead. vocal, el. guitar, bass, drums.
The rock band Jerusalem has been active in Czech stages for twenty years already, balancing in between of Gothic and Pop. Since the very start of the existence, band Jerusalem has been focused mainly on creating of their own songs.
For the pleasure of the visitors, the stage gigs play lists contain also well known songs of the world scene interpreters (Depeche Mode, The Cure, etc.).
Thanks to the expressive melodics, brisk energy and icommutable sound, the band Jerusalem has gained a great amount of supporters. BE READY FOR PARTY!
Jazz, swing for leading saxophone with vocalist - special guest of the night.
The musicians who play with March15 are all experienced instrumentalists and a „who‘s who“ in the swiss and international music scene.
More at www.march15.ch
Very special guest from Sweden. Many cultures lie in the singer/songwriter Monika Hoffman. Her father is Swedish and her mother Hungarian, and even though Monika was born in Malmö, Sweden, she grew up speaking fluent Hungarian and English. Monika believes that because of her German, Latvian, Hungarian and Swedish roots she feels at home in a variety of musical genres. Music has been Monika’s whole life, she started playing the violin when she was three years old then the piano and the saxophone came along. Singing became more important for her as time went on, she’s sung everything from jazz to rock and she’s known by her dynamic strong voice that can make even the coldest heart melt. Monika studied music all her life from music elementary school, music gymnasium and Berklee College Of Music where she had the fantastic opportunity to be on the same stage as the one and only Michael Brecker and Charlie Hayden. Monika was also granted the Berklee College of Music World Tour Scholarship. In Sweden she received the “The jazz singer of the year” award from the promiment Sandviken Big Band and also “The Rising Jazz Star” award in Brantevik under The Stars by Nils Landgren. In 2005 she auditioned for the Hungarian Megasztar (Idol) and became a popular contestant, she also released two albums - one Hungarian pop album “Én vagyok a nö” (I’m The Woman) and a jazzalbum “Monika Hoffman And The Scandinavian Knights” where she featured one of Hungary’s best jazz-pianists, Robert Lakatos. This year she entered the Hungarian Eurovision song contest with her song Hullócsillag.
Monika lives and breathes music - both writing and performing.
Adriano Trindade comes from the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre and is one of the most acclaimed performers of contemporary modern samba. Adriano participated in major festivals in Europe and played in renowned jazz clubs. Instrumental prowess, energy and overall chemistry of the band is at a really high level. Adriano Trindade - vocals, guitar Jakub Dolezal - tenor saxophone Jan Bálek - Burnt key Filip - bass Ondřej Pomajsl - drums
Singer with an unusually captivating voice and extraordinary genre overlap. With her voice, do not be afraid to cut through all the bays of jazz music in the whole range of its development from Dixieland and swing to modern composition.
LESTER JACKMAN (TRINIDAD TOBAGO) - BLUES
Lester Jackman was born on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, but from his 15-years lived in the U.S., where he studied piano at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He later returned to its roots – and calypso styles reegae and brilliantly mastered steeldrums native instrument. Currently lives in Scandinavia, where the band Bag of Rhythm composed predominantly of African-American musicians. In Malmö, also plays the drums with Ivan Hajnišem, former frontman of the legendary group The Primitives.
BAND LINE-UP: vocal, harpe, steel pans, keyboards, guitar (duo), bass, drums
Charlie Sawyer is renowned for his blues harmonica and his chronicles of blues greats. He's coming to Europe again, in 2014, leading a great ensemble of Czech bluesmen, "Jakub Zomer, Jiří Hokeš and Martin Šulc.
In the USA Sawyer leads his own ensemble "2120 South Michigan Avenue," named after the address of Chess Record in Chicago, Illinois, in the 1960's. Sawyer played with BB King in 2004 when the King of the Blues was Sawyer's guest at Harvard University and his band also invited to open for B.B. King.
Sawyer held sold-out audiences in rapture during his European tours of 2000 and 2002. The manager turned off the sound system after Sawyer's fifth encore at a leading jazz venue in Prague's Old City--otherwise he might still be playing encores there.
Blues band full of energy with very special guest great saxophonist Martin Frost.
BAND LINE-UP: vocal, harpe, keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, sax
Christian Sauvage is a French phenomenal pianist and singer, playing jazz, ethno, blues, chanson. Often compared to Joe Zawinul. With Mr.Crow worked together for more than a quarter century. Beginnings were in Paris in the eighties in jazzrock waters. You will hear the explosion of blues, jazz and free spirit music!
Blue Mood quartet is the bend who plays song of Joe Bonamassa, Robben Ford, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, B.B King, Mark Knopfler, Johny Lang, Gary Moore and more.
The band brings to Prague blues platforms famous music experience bonded by pulsating rhythm of Kamil Němec drums and Martin Zpěvák bass with meticulously and richly sophisticated playing by Jan Kysela (lead guitar) and Jaromír Hůla´s warmhearted singing and melodious blues harp. Repertoire of the program consists of movie melodies, swing classics and popular jazz and blues songs.
Jaromír Hůla, the band leader, harmonica player and singer, started out as a musician, although early, but with the game on his beloved instrument relatively late, at thirty-five years. Today he is one of the best harmonica players in Prague. He has performed in many folk and country groups, but then changed to the blues, which remains true to this day.
Bio - Lady I Trio
The blues group "Lady I" was founded in 1995. The main person was and still remains a singer and harmonica player Ivana Novotna (Lady I = Lady Ivana),in Czech known under the nickname "Erzika". Another important face was an excellent blues guitarist Milan Spacek. Excellent rhythm section was formed by the bassist Miroslav Vorlicek and the drummer Lubos Hnat. In this composition, the group successfully operated for almost 15 years and has performed in clubs and open air festivals in Czech, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland. In the Czech Republic they played as the support band for famous blues stars such as B.B.King and Duke Robillard. After the death of guitarist Milan Spacek in 2013, the band stopped their activities. Now,"Lady Ivana" comes on the stage with a new project "Lady I Trio - Acoustic" with a more intimate sound, but still full of energy!
Taste real jazz from a band with New Orleans experience!
Jiri Masacek - cornet
Josef Pospisil - trombone, vocal
Zdenek Kalhous - piano
Jan Greifoner - bass
Milos Kejr - drums
jazz 30th-50th years - swing - boogie-woogie - world evergreens, known melodies
from Armstrong, Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Olmerová.
In the repertoire of this band you will find apart from own creation also original arrangements of pop, jazz and soul songs.
Bharata Rajnošek - sax, trumpet, flute
Jaroslav Friedl - guitar
Ondřej Sluka - drums
Zdeněk Wimpy Tichota - bass
Soul Sisters is the project of great singer Lucie Víšková. Music by Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and many others in jazz, latin and soul arrangements.Band : Lucie Víšková – vocal, Jakub Urban – piano, keys, Jakub Antl – bass, Ondřej Sluka - drums
Daniel Bulatkin is one of the most talented pianists and organists under 20y/o in the Czech Republic. Despite his age he cooperates with world-famous players such as Ulf Wakenius and Gary Husband. Kirill Yakovlev is a skilled crossover guitarist and composer well-known from his previous project CIRILIC. This duo cooperates with highly in-demand European drummers such as Utsi Zimring or Petr Nohavica. Balancing between piano and organ; guitar, duduk and balalajka; drums, exotic percussion and electronics; Organism seeks to create unforgettable music textures and powerful rhythms. Inspired by world music, americana, ambient, blues and jazz traditions, Organism pioneers a new synthesis of genre and sound in the organ trio paradigm.
DANIEL BULATKIN – hammond organ & synth
KIRILL YAKOVLEV – e. guitar, duduk & effects
UTSI ZIMRING / PETR NOHAVICA – drums & percussion
Mario's Bros is a power trio contained of guitar (Libor Šmoldas), Hammond organ (Jakub Zomer) and drums (Marek Urbánek), that plays jazz, blues and funk arrangements of computer games music. It doesn't matter if You're jazz fan, or a vintage games enthusiast. Come to listen to the famous (and also less known) compositions from computer games.
The outstanding Prague guitarist, composer and pedagogue Marek Šmaus. The band musically draws on the material of modern jazz and funky, and the jazz standards are also an integral part of the repertoire, presented in their own personal arrangement. The music of this quartet addresses a wide audience, not only jazz fans.
Good Morning Blues Band is a Czech-American trio, playing acoustic music inspired by Mississippi blues, country-blues and bluegrass. The band has been on the music scene since 2012 and has played over 1000 concerts throughout Europe.
Good Morning Blues Band concerts are known for their energy-filled show, playfulness and great instrumental performances.
O.J Žlábek & His Harpriders -The rising star on the local blues scene- young harp player O.J Žlábek. Playing the authentic Chicago blues inspired by the giants such as Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, BB King and Freddie King as well as many other blues legends. He had an opportunity to play with the Chicago blues singer Lorenzo Thompson's on his latest album I Got Your Back.
Allison Wheeler is a jazz/contemporary vocalist,educator, and composer from Monterey, California(USA). She is a versatile singer with a heavy focus on improvisation and a love for creative challenge.
Allison dropped out of art school to pursue jazz in 2015 and recently graduated with a degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado, where she studied under Julia Dollisonand renowned vocal jazz arranger/director Kerry Marsh. Last spring, she was awarded the Down Beatstudent music award for 2018 Undergraduate Vocal Soloist and has won three others (2016, 2017, 2018) in the Graduate category as a member of Vocal Lab, the university’s premiere vocal jazz ensemble. Allison has had the pleasure of performing alongside artists such as the New York Voices, Aubrey Logan, and Vertical Voices and at events including the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Greeley Jazz Festival, and the annual Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference.
She recently moved to Europe to work as a full time music teacher. She spends her time balancing a love for both visual art and music, and she loves to see how the two influence each other and give her the ability to create, connect, and communicate with those around her. In Europe, she is accompanied by the trio of the young Czech jazz pianist Daniel Bulatkin, which features Max Makagonov on double bass and Petr Nohavica on drums.