The Jazz Courtyard Will Once Again Make the Old Town Hall Resound with Music

15 June 2020, 2:00
The Jazz Courtyard Will Once Again Make the Old Town Hall Resound with Music

After a long pause, jazz music also comes to the fore. The Jazz Courtyard will take place again this year, promising a series of concerts jointly initiated by the jazz departments of Prague’s HAMU and Brno’s JAMU musical academies. The students' ensembles of both schools, their own long-term projects of selected students and, in the case of Brno, also teachers will present themselves in the Czech and Moravian metropolises. 

The Jazz Courtyard [in Czech: Jazzové nádvoří] is entering its fifth season. The Brno part of the project is to take place on 18 June from 15:00 to 22:00 in the courtyard of the Old Town Hall. The event is supported by the JazzFestBrno festival and admission is free of charge. "Living culture is starting to shine in better times, and I'm glad that we managed to preserve the tradition of the Jazz Courtyard even in this tense period. It is an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable experience in front of a large audience," says Vilém Spilka, head of the Department of Jazz Interpretation at JAMU. In addition to talented students, their teachers will also appear in Brno. Students will play, for example, under the direction of the pianist Jiří Levíček or the jazz experimenter and saxophonist Michal Wróblewski.

Featuring:

Jan Přibil band

Michal Wróblewski band

Jiří Levíček band

Marián Ševčík band

Szabó & Turcerová & Švejnar

NameSurname Trio

Petr Chadim Band

Tony Marko Trio

Treetop

Jazz Courtyard 2019 / photo by Radek Babička

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