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12 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017

Robert Balzar Trio: One Day

Following in the footsteps of great Czech bassists such as Miroslav Vitous and George Mraz, bandleader, innovative composer and bassist Robert Balzar demonstrates fine bass technique along with focused and strong support by pianist Jiri Levicek and drummer Kamil Slezak in their new project One Day. Originally recorded for Czech Television as a live concert in a forest, the project features trio’s own compositions and adapted jazz standards.

Robert Balzar is a leading Czech bassist who has played with Joe Newman, Benny Bailey, Tony Scott, Benny Golson, Wynton Marsalis and John Abercrombie amongst others. In the Czech Republic he has collaborated mainly with the legendary Czech chanson singer Hana Hegerová and with singer Dan Bárta. In 1996 he formed the Robert Balzar Trio which was awarded the Best Czech Group of the Year in 2000. His recordings Travelling and Alone both became the Best Czech CD of the Year while Overnight was nominated for the Czech Grammy Awards.


Thursday 12 October 2017, 9pm-11.30pm (Entry from 7.30pm)
The Jazz Bar,
1A Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1HR

Tickets: £5/4
Cash on the door only

Friday 13 October 2017, 8 pm
Swing, 183 Hope St, Glasgow G2 2UL
Book online



The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh / Swing, Glasgow

From: 12 Oct 2017
To: 13 Oct 2017


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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