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Czech Jazz Night: Kvarteto Libora Šmoldase

22 NOVEMBER 2012 AT 8 PM, THE SPICE OF LIFE, SOHO, LONDON W1D 5NA. The closing concert of the Czech Jazz series belongs to the Libor Šmoldas Quartet, an outstanding Czech quartet that shares a deep musical connection offering a masterful display of compositional creativity, group interplay, and musical integrity. Šmoldas´ smooth and sweet, bebop-style jazz guitar is complemented by pianist Peter Beneš while contra-bassist Josef Fečo, one of the hottest bassists in the country, brings a more energetic Roma touch to the group's modern jazz. With the UK guest drummer Matt Fishwick.

Libor Šmoldas, Czech Music Academy winner, is an outstanding jazz guitarists and composer. He studied in New York with Paul Bollenback, Lage Lund, Mike Moreno, Ben Monder, Steve Cardenas and Peter Bernstein. With Ondřej Pivec he formed the Organic Quartet and released his own trio’s well received debut album On the playground.  He recorded the CD In New York On Time with guest musicians George Mráz, Jeff Ballard and Sam Yahel to be followed by 18 Days 2000 Miles reflecting his US tour with the Libor Šmoldas Quartet.

Read an interview with Libor Smoldas here:

Doors open at 6pm.

Admission: £10/£8 (concs., advance)
BOX OFFICE: 020 7437 7013


Part of Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema 2012 and New Czech Jazz 2012






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