Czech Jazz WorkShop Prague 2013

Student's comments:

Jiří Neužil (CZ)

MIDI, keyboards (SW and HW) and their practical use

Graduated from the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague, in composition class led by Prof. Karel Růžička (1998) and piano with Prof. Jan Vrána (1999). Today, he works at this school as a teacher of jazz piano interpretation and electronic instruments. In 1994-96 he worked as one of Yamaha's corporate players for the Czech Republic. Together with his local colleagues Richard Scheufler and Michal Mareš, he founded the jazz-rock group Layette, which operated until 1997. From April 2001 to December 2002, he was a member of the Blue Birds group of the leading Czech saxophonist Ivan Myslikovjan. He collaborated with the Litoměřice amateur theater ensemble Li-Di, as an actor and author music for theatre. In the years 2001-2012 he collaborated with the theater ensemble Divadlo Na voru / Golem Theátre (as a multi-instrumentalist), which worked in the Czech Republic and France (festivals and solo performances in Paris, Nancy, Grenoble, Mulhouse, Avignon, Marseille, etc.). ). Together with the author and director Michal Lázňovský, he created music for his radio play Rajchsmaršál a muzejní myš, presented by Czech Radio in 2015. In January 2002, he also participated as a performer and arranger in the multimedia performance - Pink Floyd revival of Filip Benešovský and his friends The Wall 2002, which was successfully followed by other similar projects The Wall 2004/2005 and Dark Side Of The Moon. He was also a member of the revival groups of Václav Neckář (Praštily) and Miroslav Žbirka (Meky Band), currently operating under the name Ajn Kesl Buntes. In 2009-2013 he was a member of the Taliesyn groups, combining elements of jazz, pop rock, folk, Celtic and Moravian folk music. His CD Night Talks won the Tais Awards - album of the year 2018. He also accompanies French chansonniers during performances in the Czech Republic (Cassita, Malaurie Duffaud, Alain Turban, etc.). He also works as a studio player, composer and arranger, his occasional musical partners were and are, for example, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Marie Rottrová, Yvonne Sanchez Group, Infinite Quintet, Vít Sázavský, Concept Art Orchestra, Los Quemados / Adriano Trindade and others. discography: Richard Scheufler - In Your Hands (2004) Jaromir Nohavica - Babylon (2003) Eva Pilarová - Rodeo (2003) Essence - Essence (2009) Taliesyn - Cheers! (2010) Stainless Swingers - Ten Dances on the Edge (2014) Petr Kalfus Sextet - Night Talks (2016).

discography:

Richard Scheufler - In Your Hands (2004)
Jaromir Nohavica - Babylon (2003)
Eva Pilarová - Rodeo (2003)
Essence - Essence (2009)
Taliesyn - Cheers! (2010)
Stainless Swingers - Ten Dances on the Edge (2014)
Petr Kalfus Sextet - Night Talks (2016)

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